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Atlanta Shakespeare Company Summer Camp

499 Peachtree St.
Atlanta
404-874-5299
http://www.shakespearetavern.com/index.php?/education/shakespeare_superheroes

Final performance on our professional stage! Camps for ages 4-15. Shakespeare Superheroes (Ages 7-15) Two week sessions: May 30th-June 10th and July 11-22nd in Decatur, June 13th-24th in Cobb County, July 18th-29th in Conyers. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Shakespeare Superheroes is designed to introduce kids to the language, stories, characters and ideas in Shakespeareís plays in imaginative and playful ways. Kids are introduced to theatre, imagination skills, public speaking, creative play and the literature that they will study in three of four years of high school. Camp activities specifically geared for youngsters incorporating voice, movement, and acting enable students to explore Shakespeareís text emotionally, physically, and intellectually. Daily recess, a pizza party, and arts and crafts activities are all part of Superheroes camp for a well-rounded experience. Superheroes Junior Camp (Ages 4-6). Two Weeks sessions June 6th -June 17 and July 18-29 in Decatur. Juniors is our two week summer camp offering for students from 4 to 6 years old. This fun and creative introduction to performance and theater is designed specifically for ages 4-6. The program does not require reading skills and is active and engaging for younger campers. Campers engage in mask and costume creation, and other art projects based on characters and poetry from Shakespeareís plays. They learn to perform Shakespeare's magical words and stage a final performance for family and friends. Camp takes place 9-3pm, in Decatur, Georgia, at the Atlanta Friends Meeting House. Juniors have their own room and team of trained teachers at camp. The final day is an open class at Friends, to demonstrate to parents and family what the young actors have learned!