Metro Arts Theatre, Video & Visual Art Summer Camps

29 Jun

Enjoy summer vacation to the max! Does your child have a knack for acting, photography or storytelling, or love to make art? Then check out the menu at Metro Arts Visual and Theatre Art Summer Camps!

THEATRE AND VIDEO CAMPS

Video Production                                                           
Young people will try on the roles of director, screenwriter and actor using professional equipment. Ages 11 to 15.
School of the Arts – Pacific Ave.                                    
#61117    08/06 – 08/16    Mon. – Thurs.    10 am – 3 pm
Fee: $249

Improvisational Acting and Poetry Slam Camp  
This lively class teaches kids how to toss those scripts and improvise! Participants play games to create characters, poetry and stories. Ages 11 to 18.
School of the Arts – Broadway                                 
#61104    08/13 – 08/16    Mon. – Thurs.    10 am – 3 pm
Fee: $169

Storybook Theatre Camp                                            
Instructors Jonathan and Rachel will transform readings and discussions into lively daily theatrical presentations! Available at three locations. Ages 5 to 8.
STAR Center

#61105    07/16 – 07/19    Mon. – Thurs.    9 am – noon
School of the Arts – Broadway 
#61106       07/23 – 07/26    Mon. – Thurs.    9 am – noon
Portland Ave. Community Center

#61107    08/13 – 08/16    Mon. – Thurs.    9 am – noon
Fee: $149

Theatre Intensive Camp                                              
Youths 9 to 18 learn the basics of creating a theatrical masterpiece! This intensive teaches how to develop and analyze characters and improve acting technique. Instructor: Angelica Duncan. Ages 9 to 18.
School of the Arts – Broadway                                 
#61102    07/30 – 08/09    Mon. – Thurs.    10 am – 3 pm
Fee: $249

Acting for Film                                                                 
To get a feel for being in front of the camera, young aspiring actors will create infomercials with their performance captured on film. Instructor: Angelica Duncan. Ages 9 to 19.
Gray Middle School                                                       
#61103    07/09 – 07/19    Mon. – Thurs.    10 am – 3 pm
Fee: $249

VISUAL ART

Black-and-White Photography                              
Kids ages 11 to 15 learn how to compose images, work with negatives, and critique their own and fellow students’ work.
School of the Arts – Pacific Ave.
#61111    07/23 – 07/26    Mon. – Thurs.    10 am – 3 pm

Fee: $169

Little Artist Painting, Drawing and Sculpture
It’s never too early to learn the basics of drawing, painting, clay art and more with instructor Allison Morse. Available at STAR Center, Mt. Tahoma and Center at Norpoint. Ages 5 to 8.
STAR Center
#61113    07/09 – 07/12     Mon. – Thurs.    9 am – noon
Mt. Tahoma
#61114    07/23 – 07/26     Mon. – Thurs.   9 am – noon
Center at Norpoint
#61115    07/30 – 08/02    Mon. – Thurs.    9 am – noon
#61116    08/13 – 08/16     Mon. – Thurs.    9 am – noon
Fee: $149

Mixed Media                                                                   
Budding artists will create 2-D and 3-D mixed-media projects and produce a short film through Tacoma Art Museum and Metro Arts. Class includes daily field trips. Ages 9 to 14.
School of the Arts on Pacific Ave.; Tacoma Art Museum
#61108    07/09 – 07/13    Mon. – Thurs.    10 am – 4 pm
Fee: $299; STAR Pass $255; Center Card $255

Painting and Drawing
Young artists will practice painting and drawing techniques and take home a portfolio! Instructor: Allison Morse. Ages 11 to 15.
School of the Arts – Pacific Ave.                                  
#61109    07/16 – 07/19    Mon. – Thurs.    10 am – 3 pm
Fee: $169

Sewing and Fashion Design
Kids who have been bitten by the fashion bug will love this class teaching how to transform old clothes into cool new attire! Instructor: April Shief. Ages 11 to 15.
School of the Arts – Pacific Ave.                                   
#61110    07/16 – 07/19    Mon. – Thurs.    9 am – noon
Fee: $149

3-D Sculpture                                                         
Art comes to life like magic in 3 dimensions! Kids 11 to 15 will work with clay, wire and other media to create take-home treasures. Instructor: Allison Morse.
School of the Arts – Pacific Ave.                                 
#61112    07/30 – 08/02    Mon. – Thurs.    10 am – 3 pm
Fee: $169

For questions or to register, click on http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/classes/or call 253.305.1022.

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