For children 10 and older, BIG ARTS is sponsoring a musical theater summer camp at the Herb Strauss Theater, running Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., now through July 29.
The Herb Strauss Musical Theater Camp will introduce campers to the art of musical theater performance and provide a glimpse into the technical aspects of mounting a successful Broadway musical. Young performers will receive instruction from trained and accomplished theater professionals on portraying diverse characters and expressing physical and vocal emotion on stage.
Rehearsals for the final production, "Thoroughly Modern Millie," will emphasize the importance of teamwork as campers prepare for opening “night.”
The camper’s performance of "You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown" is free and open to the public. This musical starts at 6 p.m. this Friday, July 15 at the Herb Strauss Theater, located at 2200 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel.
The deadline to register the final two-week session of camp is Monday, July 18. Tuition is $350. Tuition assistance is available; contact BIG ARTS for an application.
There is a minimum requirement of 10 campers for each session. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
Sponsors include the L.A.T. Foundation and the Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Foundation.
To register for Strauss Musical Theater Camp and learn more about upcoming BIG ARTS events, stop by BIG ARTS, located at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org or log on to www.BIGARTS.org.
Instructors Jenny Smith, Leo Nabatoff and Bobby Logue help stage the Snoopy scene of 'You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown' at the Herb Strauss Theater.