July 8-July 19, 2019
One 2-week session offered
Day students, ages 7-12
Young performers will find this course full of artistic opportunity. Designed to encourage discovery and growth across several artistic disciplines this program offers students a full day of skill development and fun. Areas of interest presented in this camp include dance, theater, instrumental and vocal performance and visual arts. Integrated learning allows our young artists to experience a collaboration of the arts in the final performance at the session end.
Registration for summer 2019 programs will open shortly.
9:00 to 9:30 Opening Activities
- Rundown and discussion of day’s events
- Team building activities (may include group games, drama activities, music games, songs and dances)
9:30 to 10:30 Creative Dance
Students will explore the Elements of Dance (Space, Time, Force, Body and Movement) Students will develop awareness of how the body moves.
Class work will include warm-ups and all kinds of dance and movement games. Activities will be designed to encourage the students to create and communicate through movement using music, stories, pictures and poetry as inspiration.
10:30 to 10:45 Snack Break
10:45 to 12:00 Music Explorations
Students will participate in activities that are designed to build and reinforce music skills such as rhythm, pitch, intonation, phrasing, music listening and sight singing.
Activities will include music games, ensemble experiences, improvisation, and choral singing.
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch Break
- 12:00 to 12:30 Lunch
- 12:30 to 1:00 Recess
1:00 to 1:30 Artist’s Corner
Small groups working with individual teachers on special projects in each discipline.
1:30 to 2:45 Art Adventures
Students will express their creativity in a variety of ways from painting, drawing, sculpting, photography and more. Projects will include designing props, set pieces, costumes and items needed for our final performance.
2:45 to 3:45 Theater Workshop
Students will delve into the world of theater fundamentals as they learn about stage movement, character development and vocal and acting techniques. Methods used to practice these basics will include various improv and acting exercises. A final performance will allow participants to use their voices, bodies and imaginations to weave together all arts shared—dance, music, theater and art—during our two-week session.
3:45 to 4:00 Closing and Parent Pick-up
$700 per 2-week session
Summer at Sem
201 North Sprague Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704-3593 U.S.A.