Summer programs 2008

August 1 ,2008

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Summer Improv :  Improv Faction will continue meeting twice monthly over the summer, scheduled for  Friday afternoons 4:30 to 6:30 pm.  on June 6 & 20, July  11 & 25,  and August 6& 22.   The group will  look into possible performance venues in the Fall.   Improv Faction ( Improvisation fun) is open to all interested students 10th through 12th grade (Students going into 1oth grade this fall are welcome) .  Students can drop in to watch or participate.  This is a great opportunity to develop and learn acting  and characterization skill and/ or develop their wit.  Their is no fee to participate.  Interested youth who have participated can purchase their own Improv Faction teeshirt


Summer Art Camp

 SUMMER ARTS CAMPS are  offered in three separate 4 day/ 2 week sessions.  This is a fun way for youth to try out several areas of the fine arts and even put a little art and science together.  Students meet from 9 am to 2 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays for two weeks.  They bring a sack lunch.  The session ends with a short program for family and friends at the end of the last or fourth day. 

Ages: 5 to 14 years     Cost:  $50 per student for a two week session*

* Some family discounts and scholarships are available.

          Students are grouped by age and  get to work with various instructors to experience and develop skills in Music, theater, puppetry, arts and crafts, drawing, and science and art.  They bring a sack lunch.   This has  traditionally been a great place to make new friends, too. 

Instuctors include:  Puppetry - Susan Neidert,  Theater- Ann Bailey, Crafts - Verlyn King,  Music -Janni Richards

Susan Neidert has been teaching puppet workshops for over 15 years.

Ann Bailey has a degree in Theater Arts Education and has been a favorite theater instructor for Art Camp and seasonal shows. 

Verlyn King is also a favorite art camp teacher- amazing students ( and all of art camp staff with her wealth of creative projects.) 


        Scheduled for    Monday July 6 through Friday July 10th at the Fine Arts Center-




This class has been re-scheduled to September - watch for more details. 

    Tentatively-  Weds, Thurs,  Friday  Evening  

    This was a very popular class last year. Karen Nelson of Mantua, will be leading this 5 day (evening) workshop as a "how-to" primer and a group critique session. Do you have a story or idea you would like to turn into a children's book?  Karen has worked extensively with statewide critique groups and publishers, and often brings in guest speakers.  This class will look at writing styles,  and highlight topics and styles that publishers are looking for.  Students will be encouraged to work on their own works and will have the opportunity to share them with the class. There will also be information on how to self publish your own book for family and friends. Cost is $40 per person.  A minimum of 6 students is needed for class to run.  Pre-registration is requested  by  phone by August 6th.

There are  family discounts and  scholarships available for all youth programs, call the Fine Arts Center Office for more information, 435-723-0740.


After School and Adult  Classes- will resume after Peach Days in the Fall- start checking calendar in midAugust