Desert Foothills Theater Summer Camps start in June and offer creative classes for kids of all ages. “We teach teamwork,” explains Tia Wooley, managing director of the Desert Foothills Theater. “Learning to be a team player will build skills in collaboration, problem solving, focus, creativity, confidence, accountability, dedication, non-verbal communication, how to receive constructive feedback, perseverance and more. Bring your ‘shining star’ to Desert Foothills Theater to learn howprocess meets performance. Your child will learn the ins and outs of theater life, make new friends and build confidence to be in front of a crowd.”
Dates and camps include:
June 3-14: Creative Kids Camp, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 5-7. Kids will take a book called “Bad Kitty does not like candy”, write a script and rehearse their play. They will also design and create masks for the characters. Final day of camp will include a performance of their play.
June 17-28: Act One Camp, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., ages 5-7. Kids write a play, rehearse, create the set, costumes and perform on the final day of camp.
June 17-28: Rock Bottom, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., ages 8-14. Full Musical Theater camp where kids learn all aspects of musical theater, participate in auditions, rehearsals, designing, creating and complete the week with a performance.
The award-winning Desert Foothills Theater has been presenting live performances in the far north Valley since 1975. For tickets and more information about upcoming events, visit www.DFTheater.org or call 480-488-1081.