Youth (Production) Dance-Theater Camp:
A fun and invigorating way to spend your school Winter Break week
(and the weeks leading up to it!)
Saturdays in February (Feb 4,11,18,25)
and Mon-Friday February 25-March 3, 2023
Plus performances March 3 & 4, 2023
LNT Dance-Theater Performance Camp: for ages 9-17*
slightly younger students may be accepted via interview/audition
10am-1pm: SAT's Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
9am-4:30pm MON-FRI, Feb 25-Mar 3
plus Performances: Fri March 3 at 7:00pm and Sat March 4 at 2pm and 7pm
Take Your Performance to New Heights.
This Camp is designed especially for returning students, but is welcoming and attainable for new students.
Previous dance and gymnastic experience is helpful but not necessary (an ability to focus important for all ages & experience levels).
(Gentle audition process will be part of the first workshop on Saturday, February 4th.)
This is an intense and demanding Intermediate Level Camp - that meets students where they are, yet encourages them to (safely) reach new levels they didn't think they were capable of attaining.
Work with dedicated professionals and other eager students .
Led by Taryn Noelle (choreographer/director) and Tim Guiles (musical director)
All students will be part of the final production.
(auditions for specific roles will be included as part of the workshop process.)
Contemporary dance requires you to bring the emotional life front & center, which is why it works so well combined with acting!
Come away with new dance moves, increased capacity for self-expression, and storytelling skills.
Focusing our work on Frozen Jr. characters broadens our storytelling and self-expression into the worlds of comedy & slapstick.
The music is specially arranged for younger voices.
"Some people are worth melting for." -Olaf
The emphasis is on skill development and creativity in a supportive, professional environment, culminating in fully-staged, public performances of "Frozen Jr
All your favorite characters from the movie and the 2018 Broadway production of Frozen are in this enchanting dance-musical
The adaptation is fantastic! It's an inspiringly creative, ensemble-oriented staging that allows every member of the cast to shine!
(For instance, there are 3 Annas, 3 Elsas plus a powerful chorus of dancer-singers who make the magic & action happen!)
“Only the act of true love will thaw a frozen heart.”
Camp Objectives include:
Expand Potential and Awareness of Physical Self; Awareness of Self in Space; Storytelling Tools: improv, dramatic arc, plot-line, dynamics
Increase Expressive Potential; Use of Original Songs/Props/Set Elements to more effectively tell story; Embrace Collaboration & Working Together;
Noted actor-singer-dancer-choreographer Taryn Noelle (winner of the 2017 Vermont Arts Councils Governor’s Excellence Award in Arts Education.) with Ballet Wolcott founder (and now LNT Assoc Managing Director) Brandy Perez will teach modern dance styles, physical improv, and theater games, with an emphasis on the shared skills and emotional availability required for theater & modern dance.
Accompanist & Musical Director Tim Guiles is an exceptions vocal coach who will guide students in new skills for singing, harmonizing and safely making more sound.
additional instructors/production team members: Kim Allen Bent, Kathleen Keenan, Samuel J Biondolillo & Kelly Daigneault, Todd Hanley,
plus special guest artists/teachers!
"Out of all of the theater experiences over the past 7 years, the LNT Experience was hands-down the most beneficial for A***.
I cannot say enough about the collaborative, positive environment created during the intensive. Thank You!"
- Nicole Sorrell (parent) 4/2022
Go “page-to-stage” in one intense week, plus 4 prep workshops
In addition to dance & acting, and working on original tunes, students will explore creating live sound effects & soundscapes to create the world of the play.
Extra challenging roles and dance available for more experienced students.
Younger students (those age 9) with experience, may apply to join the full day workshop via an interview with artistic directors and/or Taryn Noelle.
Enrollment minimum: 10 Enrollment maximum: 20
Full Day Cost: $600.
(Early Bird Registration Discounts- if purchased before 1/6/23)
Please be sure to also Complete the Registration Form: https://lostnationtheater.org/education-program-registration-form/
Apply for Scholarship Assistance
The Little Prince, February 2020
costumes by Mary Dobbins, scenic by Natasha Troop & Robyn Osiecki, Lighitng by Natasha Troop