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Session II: Devising Camp

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Tuition: $1,400

Dates: July 17th through 28th

Times: 9am-3pm

Grades: Entering 4th-8th


Performances:

Preview July 27th at 10am

Performance #1 July 27th at 2pm

Performance #2 July 28th at 2pm

Cast Party July 28th from 3-4:30pm

The show runs approximately 45 minutes with no intermission

IMPORTANT LINKS

IMPORTANT DATES

  • March 5, 2023 - Script Pickup (1-4pm) & New Parent Meeting (3-4pm)

  • April 8, 2023 - Audition workshop 10-11:30am

  • May 4, 2023 Auditions for Devising camp from 4-6pm

  • May 19, 2023 - Casting Announced

  • July 17th - First Day of Camp!

ABOUT Devising: Into The Extraordinary 


What if doorways between worlds existed, doorways of stardust, stories, and secrets? How might travelers between worlds find places to belong? Using inspiration from Shaun Tan’s The Arrival and other portal fantasies, cast members will be both actors and playwrights as we develop a band-new world premiere show!


In this two-week camp, students will build vibrant characters and worlds through improvisation, storytelling, and imagination. We will also work with a guest artist to explore strategies for telling stories in words and images and create individual ‘zines. We will share our final production with our audience in our beautiful redwood grove on the final day of camp.


Auditions - May 4th  from 4-6pm

We want to see what each actor brings to the table! Our team of directors and designers will use your audition to craft the world of our play with the goal of offering a fun and challenging program specifically for the group of students who sign up. Each actor should prepare:

  • An introduction: Tell us your name, age, and what you will be performing

  • A poem or monologue (1 minute or less): We prefer this to be a memorized piece. We encourage you to make vocal and physical choices to show off a character. Have fun with it!

  • 30-60 seconds of you doing something that you love to do. Whether this is soccer or singing, playing with a yo-yo, doing cartwheels, or playing an instrument, we cannot wait to see your hidden talents!

There are no callbacks for Devising Camp.


CAMP ROTATIONS

Rehearsal, acting class, choreography, vocal rehearsals, costumes, props, hair, makeup, and age-specific workshops exploring the themes of the show.


CASTING THE SHOW

We want to see what each actor brings to the table! Our team of directors and designers will use your auditions to craft the world of our production with the goal of offering a fun and challenging program specifically for the group of students who sign up.


PERFORMANCES

We will perform our devising show three times! Family members will be able to purchase tickets to the show. We will also have the chance to perform an “Access Preview” for a neurodiverse audience during our Thursday preview.

REFUND POLICY

Refund Policies 

1) SUMMER CAMP TUITION: For our four-week, three-week, and two-week long summer camps, you have the option of processing your camp tuition in full, or by installments. Final payments are due on May 15th. 

2) REFUNDS: 

  • 25% non refundable deposit is due at time of registration

  • 50% of tuition is non-refundable after April 8th 

  • No refunds will be offered after May 15th​

3) SCHOLARSHIPS: PVTC offers need-based scholarships for our after school classes and camps. Families can apply for a scholarship HERE. Questions? Please email ​info@pvtc-ca.org​ for more information.

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