Play Your Part in Theater Production with Fellow Campers

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Published on July 9, 2014

Author: harryforth



Play Your Part in Theater Production: Play Your Part in Theater Production PowerPoint Presentation: Funny skits performed at overnight campfires, family days and assemblies are among the highlights of summer sleepaway camp. PowerPoint Presentation: Whether you’re writing the script, directing, acting or setting up the stage, theatrical performances are among the most treasured of camp traditions. PowerPoint Presentation: From dramatic performances to comedies and musicals, skits can really knit a group of campers together and are also an amazing way to gain confidence, overcome shyness and maybe discover a love of the theater. PowerPoint Presentation: Favorite times to put on skits vary at different camps, often held at campfires, parents ’ nights, talent shows and after dinner. PowerPoint Presentation: Usually humorous, skits can poke fun at anything from camp traditions to current events, monsters and historic figures, and many camp favorites put a funny twist on camp events or local legends. PowerPoint Presentation: Older campers often put on plays for the younger kids, discovering the amazing rewards of earning loads of laughs and applause from an enthralled audience. PowerPoint Presentation: Campers love to let their creative spirits rock, and writing and acting in skits is the perfect way to have some fun and learn about the performing arts. PowerPoint Presentation: Often campers get to write, direct and act in their own skits, excellent opportunities for figuring out dialogue, humor and how to encourage audience participation. PowerPoint Presentation: Kids who love to wield a paintbrush or build things will love creating sets, while musicians have a blast providing background music, anything from wild guitar licks to just a few ominous notes signaling the arrival of the villain. PowerPoint Presentation: Putting on a performance is a great way to get to know your fellow campers better; it’s a project that promotes team work and really helps a group bond. PowerPoint Presentation: The give and take of putting even a very short show together requires lots of cooperation, ingenuity, patience and humor … PowerPoint Presentation: … everyone has to work together for a successful performance, from memorizing lines to showing up for rehearsals. PowerPoint Presentation: Of course, all plays don’t have to be funny; some can even have a moral message or deal with a difficult subject like overcoming being scared of the water or dealing with homesickness. PowerPoint Presentation: Directing and writing scripted theater is also a great way to develop leadership skills; it’s no small talent to get people to follow your vision while allowing them to incorporate ideas of their own. PowerPoint Presentation: Acting in a skit or play can give you an exciting chance to be someone else, even for a few minutes. PowerPoint Presentation: For example, if you’re really shy, it can be fun to play the life of the party. PowerPoint Presentation: Part of the fun of doing theater is creating a character, stepping into the shoes of a completely different person and figuring out how they would act in a given situation. PowerPoint Presentation: Plays give kids a chance to and learn all the different facets that go into creating a character, from props and costumes to makeup and voice. PowerPoint Presentation: You’ll notice right away how much a wig, a goofy pair of overalls, a different way of speaking or a cane can make a character more real. PowerPoint Presentation: Plays and skits are a big, funny part of super summers at overnight summer camp. PowerPoint Presentation: So whether you prefer to be the star, the director or just an active audience participant… PowerPoint Presentation: … step into the spotlight and enjoy making magical, theatrical memories with your camp pals. PowerPoint Presentation: Let your child have the summer camp experience at Camp Walt Whitman, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. PowerPoint Presentation: Camp Walt Whitman : Camp Walt Whitman Camp Walt Whitman 1000 Cape Moonshine Rd Piermont, NH 03779 603-764-5521 [email protected]

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