Children’s Theatre Drama Camp Launches in July at Three Rivers College

May 29, 2015

The 23rd annual Children’s Theatre Drama Camp will be held July 27-31 on Three Rivers College’s Poplar Bluff Campus, in the Tinnin Fine Arts Center. This will be the first year that the drama camp is spearheaded by the Three Rivers College Theatre Department.

“We’re excited to be hosting this camp again and to be able to help continue this great tradition of fine arts education,” said Tim Thompson, Director of the Tinnin Fine Arts Center and one of the camp’s instructors. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for kids to have fun, develop their creative side, and participate in the excitement that is the world of theatre.”

Campers will participate in activities teaching acting, improvisation, dance, theatre games, stage makeup, creative dramatics, musical theatre and readers theatre. The camp will culminate in a performance at 11 a.m. Friday, August 8, at Poplar Bluff High School.

Students entering grades 2-8 are eligible to participate.  Tim Thompson of Three Rivers College, and Jo Nell Seifert, Director Emeritus at Poplar Bluff High School, will conduct the camp. The cost is $60, which includes a T-shirt, refreshments, and scripts.

Deadline to register is July 17. Registration forms are available by visiting the Tinnin Center office. To have a registration form emailed to you, email Checks should be made payable to Three Rivers College. For more information, call Tim Thompson at 573-840-9648.

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