OCCA 2013 Summer Theater Camps

presented by: Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA)

Starts:Monday, July 22, 2013  9:00 AMEnds:Friday, August 16, 2013  8:00 PM

Variable according to type of camp and OCCA membership; limited number of scholarships available; call 541-574-2653 for details.


Newport Performing Arts Center

777 W. Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365

Event Description:

Get ready for great summer fun with Oregon Coast Council for the Arts 2013 Theatre Camps. This is a wonderful way to provide your child or a child you know with the fun and exciting experience of live theater.

OCCA provides three types of summer theatre experiences. Theatre Camp Advanced (OCCA Film Camp) and Theatre Camp are available for students who would like to write, produce, and perform in their own production. Instructors for Theatre Camp Advanced/Film Camp and Theatre Camp are long-time Theatre Camp participants and instructors, under the direction of camp founder Deborah Zirin.

Shakespeare Camp takes the abridged work of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” and presents it, along with an appearance from William Shakespeare (persona provided by Rod Molzahn, production director and Shakespeare scholar).

Summer 2013 Dates

Theatre Camp Advanced/Film Camp – 20 days of film production, in June and July. This camp is for high school age (school year 2012-2013) students and older only. For details, email Devin Robinson, <e2dev@live.com.

Theatre Camp – July 22 – Aug. 2, 2013. This session is for students ages 9 years through high school.

Shakespeare Camp dates are Aug. 5-16, 2013.

Theatre Camp and Shakespeare Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day except performance days (Thursdays, Aug. 1 and Aug. 15) from 9 a.m. to about 7:30 p.m. and Fridays, Aug. 2 and Aug. 16) from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Theatre Camp Advanced/Film Camp will set their days and hours depending on writing, filming and production needs.

Summer 2013 Fees

The fee for each ten-day (Theatre Camp and Shakespeare Camp) session is $275 (OCCA members $250).

The fee for Theatre Camp Advanced/Film Camp is $400 (OCCA members $375).

A limited number of scholarships are available.

Registration and Information

We would love for you to join us! Registration forms and more information are available by calling Jan Eastman at 541-574-2653, or stopping at the OCCA office at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

Programs of the OCCA are supported in part by the City of Newport, the Oregon Arts Commission and members of the OCCA.

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