2020 Summer Camps!

This year Chandler Center for the Arts is offering 17 different in-person camps for kids and teens to learn Acting, Dance, Choreography, Filmmaking, Animation and so much more! 

Need based scholarships are available, just drop us a message here for more details.

 

We plan to keep everyone safely distanced, while offering these 17 exciting summer camps for all ages and interests.  Each camp will be limited to 15 participants and will have 2 instructors.  Camps will be designed with safety and social-distancing in mind but will still be a blast. You can read our full policy here.
 

Create A Show From Scratch!

July 7th-10th, 9am-NOON

Ages:

8-12

Cost:

75.00

How can you create a character? What situations make for good stories? How do costumes and props enhance the performance? How do movement and direction impact a play? When it all comes together, we have a show! We will create characters and stories through improv which will lead to a story idea. Then we can add costume pieces and props to make that story come to life culminating recorded performance to share!

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Create A Show From Scratch!

July 7th-10th, 1:30-4:30pm

Ages:

13-18

Cost:

75.00

How does character development help an actor’s performance? How can we use conflict to drive a story? How do costumes and props enhance the finished product? How can movement and direction impact a character's choices and the overall flow of the story? When it all comes together, we have a show! We will create characters and stories through improv which will lead to a story idea. Then we can add costume pieces and props to make that story come to life culminating recorded performance to share!

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Dance & Play Camp

July 13th-17th, 9am-NOON

Ages:

7-12

Cost:

75.00

Play games and get moving! We will spend the mornings having fun and learning the choreography to a popular Broadway show tune!

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Fosse! Dance Camp

July 13th-17th, 1:30-4:30pm

Ages:

13-18

Cost:

75.00

Spend the week getting to know one of the most iconic choreographers in history: Bob Fosse! Each day will start with some warm-ups, basic movement, and learning choreography to a classic Fosse number.

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Musical Theater Exploration

July 20th-24th, 9am-NOON

Ages:

6-10

Cost:

75.00

Come explore many aspects of theater including character development, improv, theater games, movement, and dance!

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Musical Theater Exploration

July 20th-24th, 1:30-4:30pm

Ages:

11-14

Cost:

75.00

Come explore many aspects of theater including character development, improv, theater games, movement, and dance!

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Tech Camp - Basic Set Design & Construction

July 27th-31st, 9am-NOON

Ages:

12-18

Cost:

75.00

Experience how artists and builders combine forces to turn a bare stage into a work of art that helps transport an audience to a different time and place. Learn the basics of designing, constructing and painting through a hands-on, collaborative project. This camp can be combined with "Learn Theatrical Tech ". Students must bring a bag lunch or have permission to leave campus unsupervised.

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Tech Camp - Learn Theatrical Tech

July 27th-31st, 1:30-4:30pm

Ages:

12-18

Cost:

75.00

Discover the basics of what happens behind the scenes to bring a theatrical show to life". Learn the technical crafts of what brings a show to life. This camp will touch on Lighting, Sound, Projection, and Stage Craft. This camp can be combined with "Basic Set Design & Construction". Students must bring a bag lunch or have permission to leave campus unsupervised.

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Musical Theater Dance

Aug 3rd-7th, 9am-NOON

Ages:

10-18

Cost:

75.00

For those who love dancing, students will learn show-stopping numbers from hit Broadway musicals in jazz and tap dancing styles. (beginning/intermediate levels recommended)

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Imagination Camp

Aug 3rd-7th, 1:30-4:30pm

Ages:

8-12

Cost:

Free

** THIS CAMP IS FULL ** Imagination Camp is a Creative Collaboration with Chandler Center of the Arts, Kimball Library, and the Arts Bus. Participants will choose a story, select a character, design and build either a puppet, a mask or a character costume, create sound effects and theme music, and perform their story. Final performances will be collected on video and made available at the end of the week to share with families.

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Animation Camp

Aug 10th-14th, 9am-NOON

Ages:

8-13

Cost:

75.00

Learn how to create characters animate movement using sand, clay, objects and photographs. Basic principles of stop-motion animation, storytelling and character development will be explored and design. Kids will work in multiple mediums in the beginning 2 classes then decide which medium they will use to create a short scene. Video recordings of the final will be provided at the end of the camp.

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Musical Theater Solo Interpretation and Performance

Aug 10th-14th, 9am-NOON

Ages:

10-14

Cost:

75.00

Hone-in on acting and singing skills through private voice lessons, private acting lessons, group character work, and group work shopping to prepare for a final presentation!

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Musical Theater Solo Interpretation and Performance

Aug 10th-14th, 1:30-4:30pm

Ages:

15-18

Cost:

75.00

Hone-in on acting and singing skills through private voice lessons, private acting lessons, group character work, and group work shopping to prepare for a final presentation!

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Make A Movie!

Aug 10th-14th, 1:30-4:30pm

Ages:

12-18

Cost:

75.00

Learn the craft of professional narrative filmmaking -- Are you Interested in telling narrative film stories?
Want to refine your ability to work with actors and ways to craft a scene? Teens will brainstorm possible projects and then collaborate to make a final film as a professional production team. Students can use a smart phone or other format of digital camera, and edit in either imovie, Adobe Premiere, or other editing software, depending on their access.

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Dance & Play Camp

Aug 17th-21st, 9am-NOON

Ages:

7-12

Cost:

75.00

Play games and get moving! We will spend the mornings having fun and learning the choreography to a popular Broadway Show Tune!

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Broadway Dance Camp!

Aug 17th-21st, 1:30-4:30pm

Ages:

13-18

Cost:

75.00

Come learn the original Broadway choreography to a popular show. Each day will start with warm-ups, basic movement, then learning choreography, culminating in an Art Attack performance downtown on Friday.

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The Next Step: College Auditions

Aug 17th-21st, 1:30-4:30pm

Ages:

15-18

Cost:

75.00

For those who want to pursue the performing arts in college, you are required to do something additional than just filling out an application: you have to audition. Come spend a week learning the ins and outs of what schools to look into, how to prepare for them, and come out with a clearer and more confident mindset on how to continue your performing arts journey!

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