Summer Theater Camp

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Irondale is excited to announce its 2013 Summer Theater Camp! Camp will be a collection of one-day workshops and two-week sessions will keep students' minds engaged and their bodies moving by providing a nurturing, safe, and dynamic artistic environment.  Lead by professional Irondale Artists, young actors can choose between classes that explore acting and improvisation, movement and dance, character creation, storytelling, playwriting, and even stage design.  We encourage students to explore the power of creativity and develop an artistic voice.  The work will be rooted in the Irondale tradition of theatre games and improvisation and will be created in the spirit of diversity and community building. All sessions conclude with a performance for family and friends.

REGISTER NOW for early bird discounts: 5% off if registered by May 18, 2013. Returning Families and Irondale Members save 10% (additional 5% for early bird.)  Enroll online at www.irondale.org, call 718-488-9233 x.224, email education@irondale.org, or just visit us at the Irondale Center (85 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217).

Classes are 9:00AM – 4:00PM, Monday – Friday in Irondale’s gorgeous off-Broadway theater in the heart of historic Fort Greene, Brooklyn, where the stage truly IS the classroom.  Early Drop-Off starting at 8AM and After-Care until 5:30PM are available for an additional fee.

OPEN HOUSES: Saturdays April 6, May 18, and June 8, 2013, 1:00 – 4:00 PM.

Please join us for an open class and hang out with the summer staff and the Irondale Ensemble.  Free backstage tours, snacks, and “day-of-discounts” for summer registration will be offered.


July 1-3, 2013

I-Play workshops are a great way to test the waters. Try something new everyday!  Sign up for one, two, or all three sessions and receive discounts on the rest of your summer classes.

I-PLAY COMEDY: Monday July 1, 2013

Learn the basics of comic timing, improvisation, and how to make ‘em laugh!

I-PLAY HEROES & VILLAINS: Tuesday July 2, 2013

Learn the basics of creating characters, adventurous storytelling, and get a taste of stage combat!

I-PLAY SHAKESPEARE: Wednesday July 3, 2013

Learn the basics of Shakespeare’s stories, sonnets, soliloquies, and, most importantly, his language!


July 8 – July 19, 2013

Kids Theater Playground will have students bouncing off the walls with inspiration!  There are so many ways to tell a story – kids will explore genre, comedic styles, improvisation, movement, mask and puppet making, music, dance, and song.  Kids Theater Playground will conclude in a variety show of scenes, songs, and storytelling created by the students themselves.


July 22 – August 2, 2013

Growing from the success of our school-year youth classes and the amazing Irondale Young Company (a ensemble of teenagers), Junior Company members will have the opportunity to learn the same ensemble approach our adult and teen companies experience year round.  Working towards their final scripted performance students will learn what it takes to create and stage an Off-Broadway play.  From acting, improv, and scene study to house management, playwriting and design, Junior Company members will work as an ensemble to produce their play.


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