UM announces Alabama High School Theatre Camp
From Staff Reports
The University of Montevallo’s Office of Partnerships and Outreach announced the creation of the Alabama High School Theatre Camp. This camp compliments the already established Young Musicians’ Camp, Coding Camp and ACT Prep Camp.
The Alabama High School Theatre Camp will be held June 11-16. It is a statewide residential program that will provide a process-focused approach, engaging several areas of theater to train young high school actors of all levels.
Students will have the opportunity to learn musical theater auditioning skills, acting methods for television and film as well as vocal techniques. Aside from performance, participants will also gain knowledge of key technical and design areas of theater, including makeup, lighting, welding and even 3-D printing.
“Community leaders, parents, and high school theater teachers have overwhelmingly expressed a desire for the University of Montevallo to host a theater camp,” director of the Office of Partnerships and Outreach Kelli Holmes said.
“The University strives to be a resourceful community partner, and our faculty collectively represent decades of experience in theater, music, film and TV including work on Broadway, off Broadway, national tours and regional productions,” Holmes said.
Participants attending this camp will also have the opportunity to earn scholarship money toward their tuition as prospective University students.
The two top-performing incoming high school seniors who attend the camp will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to UM. The two top-performing freshman and sophomore level attendees will receive a full-paid scholarship to the 2018 Alabama High School Theatre Camp.
For more information about the Alabama High School Theatre Camp and other University of Montevallo camps, visit montevallo.edu/partnerships.
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