Shea’s Performing Arts Center has announced 2022 spring and summer camps. Students of all ages will have the opportunity to train in acting, dance and singing with three different camps: Stories in Motion, Shea’s Summer Musical Theatre Intensive, and The Actor’s Edge Summer Acting Intensive.
Shea’s Director of Arts Engagement and Education Thembi Duncan said, “We place a high priority on helping young people develop technique, confidence and creativity through our arts education programs. Now, more than ever, we are dedicated to meeting their social-emotional needs and providing opportunities for them to express themselves through the arts.”
Registration is now open for the spring break program, and summer registration is forthcoming:
•Spring break theater arts program: Stories in Motion, April 11-15
Students will explore a variety of musical theater dance styles and devise an original ensemble movement piece, to be performed at Shea’s Smith Dance Studios for an invited audience of family and friends. (Ages 10-17.)
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 11, through Friday, April 15
Shea’s Smith Dance Studios
Showcase at Shea’s Smith Dance Studios on Friday, April 15
•Shea’s Summer Musical Theatre Intensive, July 25 through Aug. 5
This class is ideal for children and youth in grades 5-12 who love musical theater. The 2022 Shea’s Summer Musical Theatre Intensive provides instruction in musical theater through interactive group sessions. Students will study acting, voice and dance, and create an original musical.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 25, through, Friday, Aug. 5
Shea’s 710 and Shea’s Buffalo Theatres
Showcase at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre on Friday, Aug. 5
•The Actor’s Edge Summer Theatre Intensive, Aug. 8-19
Acting students will use writing, improvisation, comedy and acting techniques to devise a comedic ensemble performance. The program will end with an actors’ showcase at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre for an invited audience of family and friends. (Grades 9-12
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, through Friday, Aug. 19
Shea’s 710 Theatre
Showcase at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre on Friday, Aug. 19
Financial aid and family discounts are available. To register, contact Alicia Rainey at [email protected] or call 716-829-1174. To learn more, visit the website or follow Shea’s arts engagement and education department on Facebook.