Act III Acting & Performing Arts Studio offers acting and performance camps throughout the summer.
ACT III ACTING & PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO held at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 407-877-4736, www.gardentheatre.org, offers ACT-tion Station and Improv Mania with Joe Fatone Sr. from June 11-15 and Pirates-Potter & Princesses and ABC’s of Acting camps from June 18-22. Back by popular demand is the full-day Broadway musicals camp from June 25-29. In addition, the studio presents a three-week Summer Stock production July 2-20, with the camp-ending production of Oliver taking place July 21-22.
Campers learn self-esteem while experiencing modeling and more at The Maile Image, Modeling & Acting School.
ACTING, MODELING, IMAGE & CONFIDENCE DEVELOPMENT CAMPS at The Maile Image, Modeling & Acting School, 999 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-628-5989, www.lisamaile.com. Summer camp classes include Image & Confidence Development, Makeup, Public Speaking, Etiquette, Self-Esteem & Communication Skills, Teen Modeling, Runway, Head Shots & Auditioning Techniques, On-Camera TV, Commercials, Cold Reads, Auditioning & Film Acting, and Advanced Acting Monologue & Scene Study. Also offered are special modeling and acting camps with a back-to-school fashion show at The Mall at Millenia, as well as a unique acting camp with WKMG Local 6, during which all students take a VIP tour and perform onset.
Broadway Bound Summer Camp, presented by Vocals Illustsrated, is for young performers 4-older.
ACTING, MUSICAL THEATER & PRODUCTION CAMP presented by Vocals Illustrated, 17901 Marsh Road, Winter Garden, 407-902-8723, www.vocalsillustrated.org. Broadway Bound Summer Camp is offered for young performers 4-older. Participants of the half-day camp gain confidence, along with technique, as they work on a musical that builds character and teaches good manners. The group performs a musical review for friends and family members on the last day of camp.
Camps from In the Limelight are offered for children and teens in grades one-12.
ACTING, MUSICAL THEATER & PRODUCTION CAMPS presented by In the Limelight at its new performing arts studio and theater, 5555 S. Kirkman Road, Suites 104 & 105, Orlando, 407-340-0920, www.inthelimelightorlando.com. Summer camps are offered for children and teens in grades one-12. Aspiring stars learn production, acting, art and musical theater skills from June 11-Aug. 17. Production camps include Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Kids, Guys and Dolls, Into the Woods and Fame. Auditions are April 14. Other offerings include pop sensations musical theater, as well as themed acting camps, including Pixie Hollow, Harry Potter and more. Extended care is offered. Costs range from $175-$425.
Orlando Repertory Theatre Youth Academy camps foster self-confidence, creative thinking, problem solving and more.
ACTING & PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS offered by Orlando Repertory Theatre Youth Academy, 1001 E. Princeton St., Orlando, 407-896-7365, ext. 219, www.orlandorep.com. The Rep Youth Academy’s theater camps and productions are designed to foster self-confidence, creative thinking, problem-solving skills, collaboration, trust and discipline through the medium of performing arts. For more than 40 years, The Rep has provided thousands of children with professional and stimulating arts experiences. All camps conclude with a showcase, when friends and family are invited. Summer camps run continuously from June 11-Aug. 17.
Big Fish Swim School helps children and adults learn stroke skills in a variety of private and group settings.
AQUATIC EDUCATION from Big Fish Swim School, 407-251-9869, www.bigfishswimschool.com, offers aquatic adventure for children and adults throughout Southwest Orlando. Whether in the privacy of one’s own pool or a group setting, Big Fish has a stroke program that is fun, innovative and focused, while still accomplishing results at an accelerated pace. Big Fish offers group and private stroke lessons.
Students at Southwest Aquatics learn essential swimming skills.
AQUATIC EDUCATION at Southwest Aquatics, 205 Windermere Road, Winter Garden, 407-905-0999, www.southwestaquatics.com. The state-of-the-art facility offers year-round swim programs for all ages, and staff members are devoted to enriching their students’ lives by instilling independence and self-confidence through swimming. Basic training teaches children as young as 6 months the essential skills of swimming. The SouthWest Stars swim team offers a variety of swim programs to accommodate age, skill level and commitment.
Campers at Crealdé School of Art explore creativity through the arts.
ART CAMPS at Crealdé School of Art, 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park, 407-671-1886, www.crealde.org. Campers ages 4-17 explore their creativity through painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture and photography as they learn from artists in working studios. One- or two-week sessions are offered June 11-Aug. 2. The ArtCamp exhibition, which includes one project from each camper, takes place Aug. 18-Sept. 8. A reception will be held Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. in the Showalter Hughes Community Gallery on Crealdé’s campus.
Orlando Magic 2012 Summer Basketball Camps feature expert instruction from the National Basketball Academy.
BASKETBALL CAMPS at Orlando Magic 2012 Summer Basketball Camps. Each session features expert instruction, as provided by the National Basketball Academy, and includes a premium giveaway package for every participant. Campers ages 7-16 can choose from more than 20 local sessions, which include day camps, overnight camps, girls camps and, for the first time ever, the Glen “Big Baby” Davis Basketball Camp. For more information, call 216-378-0932 or visit www.orlandomagiccamps.com on the Web.
Columbus Center Dance Academy offers themed dance and show camps that include a weekly performance.
DANCE CAMPS at Columbus Center Dance Academy, 4625 Middlebrook Road, Orlando, 407-422-1800, www.columbuscenterdanceacademy.com, include a different themed show performed each Friday using dance skills taught during the weekly session. Classes include ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, Salsa and gymnastics. Costumes are provided for the shows. The weekly camps also include field trips, and arts and crafts. The cost is $85 per week, and before- and after-care are available.
Students at Footworks Dance Studio have fun while learning dance techniques.
DANCE CAMPS at Footworks Dance Studio, 1201 Winter Garden-Vineland Road, Winter Garden, 407-877-2260, www.footworksdancestudio.com, offer summer fun programs July 9-26 for ages 2-17. Camp sessions include Dance With Me, Creative Movement, Elementary Dance and Art, and Dance Intensive. Specialty classes offered are Pirates & Pixies; Fairytale Fun and Tea Party; Lights, Camera, Dance; and OMG Girls. Campers have fun while learning dance techniques.
Just Dance Studios offers six camp sessions that feature different content.
DANCE CAMPS at Just Dance Studios, 5911 Turkey Lake Road, Suite 103, Orlando, 407-730-9845, www.justdancestudios.info, are a great opportunity for dancers to learn basic techniques in a fun and creative setting. Just Dance Studios offers six different camp sessions that feature different content and choreography. Beginning June 18, all sessions are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-noon, including a light snack and all materials. Camps are available for ages 3-12, and the cost per week is $150. Just Dance Studios also offers its normal variety of dance classes.
Instruction in ballet, jazz, musical theater and more is offered at Orlando Ballet School’s summer dance programs.
DANCE PROGRAMS at Orlando Ballet School, OBS Central, 1111 N. Orange Ave., Orlando; OBS Seminole, 1811 W. State Road 434, Longwood; OBS South, 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando, 407-426-1733, ext. 10; www.orlandoballetschool.org. Junior Intensive Dance Camp is offered June 11-22 for children ages 7-12. Sessions include instruction in ballet, jazz and musical theater. Young Summer Dancers is offered weekly from June 4-July 28 for children ages 3-6. Intro & Extra Intensives evening dance classes provide intensive training for intermediate students in the preparatory level through level three from June 25-July 27. The 2012 Summer Intensive for dancers age 11-older is held June 11-23 in Jacksonville and June 25-July 27 in Orlando.
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