CARE Actor offers a variety of fun week-long theater camps. Each camp offers a unique mix of theater games, artistry, and character education for kids ages 4-15 years. Camps take place throughout suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia.
Act It Out! (Ages 4-6) Awaken creativity and boost self-confidence through this class that illustrates positive values using storybooks! Each week, students will explore their imaginations and artistic talents, playing theater games and acting out stories, using costumes and props. This class provides a fun and dynamic space to build confidence, courage, and character. Students in this class will showcase their favorite story to family & friends on the last day of camp!
Dramatic Kids! (Ages 6-11: exact ages vary by site--see camp page for details) Students in this class will explore their imaginations and artistic talents by participating in fun, improvisational acting games while learning theatrical techniques and the fundamentals of dramatic storytelling, facilitated by one of our talented Teaching Artists. This class provides a fun and dynamic space to build confidence, courage, and character. A showcase of students’ original work will be performed for their friends and family on the last day of camp!
Theatrical Teens! (Ages 11-15) Awaken creativity and explore your artistic talents in this fun, dynamic theater arts class specially designed for teens! Learn the art of improvisational theater techniques, the building blocks of playwriting, and the elements of scene study. Guided by our Teaching Artists, a showcase of students’ original work will be performed for their friends and family on the last day of camp!
CITY OF ALEXANDRIA ONLY Theatrical Teens! Playwriting to Performance (Ages 11-15) In this two-week, full-day camp, learn the full gamut of producing a live show from crafting an original work to performing it on the stage! Students will get an in-depth understanding of playwriting elements such as action, character, conflict, and dialogue, transforming what is on the page into a live performance. This camp will present their original work to friends & family on the last day of camp!
CARE ACTOR ARTS SPACE ONLY Movie Makers! Summer Camp (Ages 10-14) In this two-week, full-day camp, campers will experience all aspects of movie making by learning the basics of how to create a dramatic story based on a current topic using storyboards, & design backgrounds. They will then get behind the camera (and in front of it!) to make their very own mini feature. Price includes materials fee plus use of equipment, costumes and props that are provided.