2022 StoryTelling: Fractured Fables - Pushing Up the Sky

2022 (Youth Production Camp): Fractured Fables
Pushing Up the Sky
Ensemble & Physical Storytelling.
Starting off Summer-Break right!

9am - 4pm. for ages 9 - 16 
Monday -Friday , June 27-July 1;
(+ public performance Friday July 1 at 5:30pm)
working on balance & teamwork
No Audition,
But Designed for more experienced students.
The focus is on applying new skills to a fully staged show, gaining polish, pizazz, and pals.

This Camp is designed especially for returning students, but is welcoming and accessible to newer students.
Learn the protocols of theater.
This camp offers a professional rehearsal process that emphasizes outrageous characterizations and ensemble storytelling.  

Go from page to stage in just one-week, supported by professional directors, designers, technicians and the resources of LNT.

Protocols for Covid-19 Safety will be followed and adhered to by all participants and staff.

Camp objectives include:

Expanding Personal Expression and Storytelling tools: use of improv, dramatic arc, plot lines, voice, song, collaboration, bold characters;

Increase Ensemble Collaboration and group storytelling abilities; Expand Acting Tools including projection, presence, taking direction, learning blocking & awareness of personal & stage space, and commitment;

how to use props  and costumes to build characters and propel the story.
Camp days alternate between acting exercises to develop skills, improve to flesh out plot points, and the staging the script.

Culminates in a fully staged & designed production of an original show created from Fables, Fairytales, Myths and/or legends from a variety of cultures - whether it be Aesop, Brothers Grimm, Native American, or Alice in Wonderland -  and through improvisation.
For summer 2022, LNT is inspired by Joseph Bruchac's native plays for youth found in his  "Pushing Up the Sky." 
We'll welcome Abenaki artists to teach songs and culture (in addition to our acting work)!

Go from page to stage in one week.
Previous theater or dance experience is very helpful.
High levels of concentration, stamina, discipline and collaboration are required for success in this camp.

Enrollment minimum: 8          Enrollment maximum: 18

Cost: $425 ($380 before 4/30)