Will Power Shakespeare youth camp set for July

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The Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival has planned the third annual "Will Power" summer education program for children. Registration is now open.

The day camp will focus on developing creativity and expanding campers' imaginations through the process of drama. Using Shakespeare’s works, campers will learn about theatre concepts and storytelling while having fun with other young people. Activities include theatre games, stage combat, and improvisation centered on the Bard’s plays. Teachers from Pigeon Creek Shakespeare, assisted by GVSU Theatre student counselors, will provide instruction and encouragement.  All sessions will be held at Grand Valley’s Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus.

Session 1: Hamlet: Ghosts and Graveyards: July 14-18
Buckingham Group: (entering grades 1-3) 9 a.m.-noon
Westminster Group: (entering grades 4-6) 1-4 p.m.

Session 2: Twelfth Night: Tricks and Disguises: July 21-25
Buckingham Group: (entering grades 1-3) 9 a.m.-noon
Westminster Group: (entering grades 4-6) 1-4 p.m.

Registration fees are $100 per camper; $90 second child discount; $180 two-week discount. Price includes class fees and materials. Scholarship opportunities available, please email libmank@gvsu.edu.

For more information and registration forms, visit http://www.gvsu.edu/theatre/ or call 616-331-3668.