The North Augusta School of Dance Presents

Musical Theatre Arts Camp

Featuring

Beauty & the Beast

July 13 - 15, 2021 10:00 - 2:00

July 16th 10:00 - 2:30

Beauty & the Beast Show - July 16th

Performer drop off - 5:00

Doors open for Parents at  5:30 

Show Time - 6:00

Teachers will select 1 piece from the camp to perform at the July 31st Augusta Market event at 10:00 am.

Rehearsal for the market event will be held at the studio on July 30th at 5:30. 

Come join us this summer for a Musical Theatre arts experience! All ages and abilities are welcome! Boys and girls! Have you noticed your child or teen loves the spotlight? Singing or dancing around the house? Watching Broadway shows? This camp is for them! 

During the camp your actor/actress will learn: stage direction; line reading; choreography; singing; prop set and set management; and more! All wrapped up into the famous musical, Beauty and the Beast. 

During the camp your actor/ actress will learn a shortened, one-act version, of the musical. Which they will perform Friday evening following the camp. One lucky song will be chosen to perform at the Augusta farmers market July 31! 

Direction and choreography from Ms. Elle Starzec. Voice and music from Mrs. Hannah Hoover Walden. 

Pricing

Cost of 1 student - 150$

Cost for 2 students - 270$

Cost for 3 students - 360$

Cost for 4 students and up- 480$

Details

Ages 5 and up

Camp includes props, costumes & art supplies. 

Students will need to bring snacks/light lunch each day with a closed Lid water bottle.

Campers are also requested to bring a smock/change of clothes safe to paint in.

Attire: gym clothes/clothes you can move in. Tennis shoes no flip-flops. 

No prior experience is needed. 

You do not have to be an enrolled student at NASD to attend

Professional & Adult Instructors

 

*Limited number of students will only be allowed to register. We follow State & CDC guidelines with COVID cleaning procedures, mask wearing while unable to social distance, temperature check and if anyone is sick, displaying symptoms, or has been exposed you will not be able to attend.

Click Here to register online - $50 non refundable deposit will only be charged if registering online.

Call our office or stop by to register in person.

 

Schedule

Tuesday, July 13th

10 AM: actor drop off.

10 AM to 10:30 AM: morning “stage essentials” warm-up with Ms. Elle.

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM: character auditions

11:30 AM to 12 PM: lunch

12 PM to 12:15 PM: character role announcements

12:15 PM to 1 PM: voice with Mrs. Hannah

1 PM to 2 PM: “be our guest“ props and set

2 PM: actor pick up

 

Wednesday, July 14th

10 AM: actor drop off

10 AM to 10:30 AM: morning voice warm-up with Mrs. Hannah

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM: choreography with Ms. Elle 

11:30 AM to 12 PM: lunch

12 PM to 1 PM: voice with Mrs. Hannah

1 PM to 2 PM: “Belle” props and set

2 PM: actor pick up

 

Thursday, July 15th

10 AM: actor drop off

10 to 10:30 AM: morning dance warm-up with Ms. Elle

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM: voice with Mrs. Hannah

11:30 AM to 12 PM: lunch

12 PM to 1 PM: stage direction with Ms. Elle 

1 PM to 1:30 PM: character costume build

1:30 PM to 2 PM: choreography review with Ms. Elle

2 PM: actor pick up

 

Friday, July 16th

10 AM: actor drop off

10 AM to 10:30 AM: morning warm-up 

10:30 AM to 12 PM: voice with Mrs. Hannah

12pm to 12:30 PM: lunch

12:30 PM to 1 PM: stage direction/line review with Ms. Elle

1 PM to 2:30 PM: dress rehearsal

2:30 PM: actor pick up

5 PM: actor call time

5:30 PM: House opens

6 PM: Showtime 

Meet Your Teachers

Elle Starzec’s training began at Mrs. Betsy's School of Dance in Franklin, North Carolina. Her training included all types of dance as well as musical theater. As an advanced dancer she was invited to participate in the studios company where she performed in various locations. Because of this benefit she was able to attend many theaters and dance structured workshops, master classes, and intensives all over the United States. She also found, at an early age, not only did she enjoy dance but the theater as well. She has performed in many productions and choreographed many as well. She has also been trained in all areas of the theater from center stage to backstage. A few shows she has choreographed include: “White Christmas;” “Into the Woods;” and “25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Her specialty includes choreography in musical theater and various types of dance all over Georgia, South and North Carolina. She moved to Augusta Georgia in 2011 to attend Augusta University in that same year she began teaching around Augusta as well. As a performance arts director she teaches performance groups, beginner classes to advanced classes. She is also one of the founding teachers of The North Augusta school of Dance.

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Hannah Walden has been singing all her life.  Coming from a musical family, she was raised from an early age surrounded by music and rehearsals.  Her performance and choir experience started at the age of 3 and has continued throughout her life.  Hannah began classical choral training at 11, attending Davidson Fine Arts School.  She was an auditioned Georgia Music Educators Association All State Chorus participant for seven years.  She continued her training with several gifted instructors throughout high school and college.  She has been a featured soloist and worship leader at Warren Baptist Church.  Also, she worked as a professional vocalist and actor for The Singing Princesses, a party and events company where she loved using songs to bring a little magic to children’s special occasions.  Hannah has been leading preschool worship for several years and began leading a preschool choir at Warren Baptist in 2018.  She earned a degree in Early Childhood Education and has experience as a classroom teacher.   

Hannah has a passion for singing and loves helping each new singer reach their goals.  Students in her class will learn fundamentals of correct singing that will help them have a solid foundation as future musicians.  She loves working with young students who are interested in growing their vocal abilities and reaching their full potential.  She believes it is very important to teach children to protect their voices and uses exercises and songs to help them sing in a developmentally appropriate way.  Singing exercises your heart and lungs and releases endorphins which make you feel good.  Voice lessons are also a great way to build confidence.  Learning the basics of music theory in voice class will help make students well rounded musicians. 

Hannah is married to her wonderful husband Kevin and they have two budding musicians, Aria and Kaydence.  Hannah loves serving at her church, spending time with her family, and singing along with musicals.  She is excited to be part of growing this new aspect of the arts at North Augusta School of Dance. 

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