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TOMATO PATCH SESSION 2

 

For Students Entering
4th - 7th Grades in Fall 2020

July 20, 2020 - August 6, 2020

This multidisciplinary summer arts program allows students to select a major from acting, dance, visual arts, and vocal to focus on for the morning portion of camp. In the afternoon, students can choose from a variety of electives to build on their chosen major, or to explore something entirely different. Runs Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm. Before and After Care is available for an additional fee. Culminates with a variety show performance, "The Evening of The Arts."

Tuition: $795

ACTING

Techniques of creating a role and working on stage, as well as exercises to develop focused concentration and relaxation. 

DANCE

Encompasses modern forms and styles of expression in contemporary and classical dance.

VISUAL ARTS

Covers various forms of fine art expression, including 3D art, painting, drawing, and sculptures, as well as discussing techniques, the color wheel, and color theory. Works are displayed in the lobby during the  performance.

VOCAL

Emphasis is on projection, articulation, breath control and pitch. 

2D ART

Students will create painting, designs and use printmaking techniques.  Color, composition, balance & creativity are the emphasis of this course.  Projects will be inspired from nature, drawing, from life, photographs and imagination. Demonstrations & critiques will supplement classroom work.

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA

Students will explore their performance skills for stage, and learn the differences between stage acting and film acting.

COMEDY

Students will explore and hone their skills in three areas of comedy: Dramatic, Physical & Stand-Up.

DRAWING

Students will explore perspective, shape, line, form and value.  Pencil and charcoal will be used to create drawings and still lives.  Landscapes will be created using pastels.  Pen and ink techniques will be introduced.  Demonstrations and critiques will supplement classroom work.

MAKING MUSIC VIDEOS

Students will express their creativity and bring a song to life. The class will choose a song, create a concept, and shoot and edit a music video.  The course will include EFP (Electronic Field Production) green screen techniques, and basic post-production.  The final edit will be included in the camp DVD.

STAGE MAKEUP

Students will explore how actors and makeup artists use stage makeup to define characters, enhance or change features, simulate real-life wounds and scars, or create fantasy characters.

VIDEO PRODUCTION

Students will learn all aspects of video production including storyboarding, camera, producer, director and onscreen talent.  They will create a video for display at the Festival of the Arts gallery exhibit.

WEB VIDEO

Students will learn the technical and aesthetic concepts necessary to create a safe and fun video for YouTube, Facebook, or a web page.  The course will include planning, production, and post-production, including uploading and compression techniques.  Privacy, broadcasting and sharing dos and don’ts will also be covered.

3D DESIGN

Students will create three-dimensional sculptures by combining shapes and forms using a variety of materials such as: Wood, papier-mâché, plaster, wire, Paris craft, and fabric. The projects will be different from the morning major.

ADVANCED ACTING

Students will refine their performance skills, discuss text analysis, and development of scene interpretation skills.

CREATIVE THEATER

Students will re-imagine scenes from their favorite stories, and create an original play focusing on the invention and development of their own character and the magic of ensemble storytelling.

HIP HOP

PERFORMANCE CLASS: Students will learn the high energy urban street movement, hip hop. One of the most popular dance disciplines, hip hop and hip hop influences can be seen throughout popular culture, including in music videos. Students will perform at "The Evening Of The Arts."

MUSICAL COMEDY

Students will explore principles of comedy, incorporating the elements of wit and physical comedy, with movement and music to develop a short presentation.

TAP

PERFORMANCE CLASS: Students will learn the beginning basics of the musical theatre staple dance form, tap dancing. ***Students MUST have their own tap shoes.***

VOCAL ENSEMBLE

PERFORMANCE CLASS: Students will learn, polish, and perform vocal selections arranged in three and four-part harmony. The ensemble will perform at "The Evening Of The Arts."

WHOSE LINE

Students will enhance their improvisational skills, and deal with a large variety of improvised situations using their imaginations as a springboard.

A CAPPELLA SINGING

PERFORMANCE CLASS: Students will learn the different styles of a cappella singing, how to emulate instrumental sounds with their voices, and how to create their own a cappella arrangements of their favorite songs. Students will perform at "The Evening Of The Arts."

CHILDREN'S THEATRE

PERFORMANCE CLASS: Students will learn basic acting principles and participate in selected scenes from plays written for children.  Students will perform at "The Evening Of The Arts."

DANCE STYLES

Students are exposed to several styles of dance, which might be encountered in the production of a musical. These include correct period dances and interpretive dance styles. Students learn and rehearse pieces as an ensemble.

JAZZ DANCE

PERFORMANCE CLASS: Students will explore the fundamentals of jazz dance techniques with emphasis on syncopated rhythms and body movement isolations.

MUSICAL THEATER

PERFORMANCE CLASS: Students will explore and rehearse small scenes and numbers from musicals.  Recommended for students with an interest in theater and/or voice. Students will perform at "The Evening Of The Arts."

VIDEO EDITING

Students will explore the basic concepts of video editing, including learning to use editing software working with footage on a timeline; continuity; sequencing; and green screening.  The class will work on video from Video Production classes as well as their own videos.

VOCAL SOLOS

Students will work with the instructor to develop a polished vocal solo appropriate for their range, which can be used as an audition piece.