Public Prep is committed to developing the talents and ambitions of the youth of San Antonio through extensive training in all aspects of theater, dance, and voice by local professionals and guest artists from around the country.
PUBLIC PREP PRESENTS SUMMER CAMP 2020 byPUBLICdemand!
This summer, Public Prep is bringing the stage directly to YOU with online Summer Camp sessions through byPUBLICdemand! Each 5 day camp meets for 2 hours a day, culminating in a showcase you can invite your family and friends to attend virtually! All camps sessions are $50 per week.
Grades K through 8th will receive one hour of actor training and stage fundamentals daily, followed by an hour of play rehearsal. Kindergarten through 2nd grade will take to their imaginations to create their own characters and write a play based on the chosen theme for that week. Grades 3rd through 5th and 6th through 8th will perform a staged reading of a published play. Grades 9 through 12 will focus on a different essential area of actor training each session.
GRADES K THROUGH 2
Our youngest campers will take to their imaginations to conceive and develop their own characters in order to write a play based on the chosen theme for that week. Instructors will guide campers through theater fundamentals and creative drama in the first hour of class everyday. The second hour will be spent focusing on play rehearsal where they will utilize materials they have at home in order to make the world of the play come to life!
June 29th - July 3rd, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Adventure on the High Seas - Arrrrgh you ready to act, imagine, and dive head first into a swashbuckling crusade across the seven seas? Mateys, mermaids, and more await you in this week of seadogs and scallywags!
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July 13th - 17th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Mythical Mischief - Help be the hero of your own story and defeat monsters of great magnitude! Learn all about how a myth can become reality and take to our virtual stage to battle basilisks and train titans!
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July 27th - 31st, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All About Animals - Is your inner animal roaring to be let out of its cage? Are you feathers ruffling to fly free? Explore animal physicality and create a world where animals rule in this zoo-tastic week of drama!
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GRADES 3 THROUGH 5
These campers will focus the second half of their camp time rehearsing published plays based on childhood favorites!
June 29th - July 3rd, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook - Everyone’s favorite precocious kiddo is back for a mystery surrounding a wonderful pen of many colors, a missing kitten, and a new boy that everyone is the talk of the school!
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July 13th - 17th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Charlotte’s Web - Breathe new life into this lovely tale of friendship and sacrifice that so many of us grew up reading. Charlotte the spider and Wilbur the pig forge an unlikely bond on a quest to save Wilbur from becoming dinner, with the help of farm girl Fern, Templeton the rat, and many more farm animal friends.
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July 27th - 31st,1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Miss Nelson is Missing - Miss Nelson can't control her crazy classroom because she's just too nice. But when she disappears, her replacement is the hard-as-nails, detention-loving, recess-canceling, homework-overloading substitute teacher Viola Swamp! Find out what happens in the end for the kids in Miss Nelson’s class and solve the mystery of Viola Swamp with us!
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GRADES 6 THROUGH 8
The second hour of middle school camps will consist of rehearsal for plays that are right up their alley. These selections will excite, challenge, and thrill middle schoolers of all interests!
July 6th - 10th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Complete History of Theatre (Abridged)
A crazy cast of characters transports you back in time to run you through the history of theater, from the first play in Greece to the modern plays we hold dear. With William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt, and Constantine Stanislavsky as your guides, this show will have you laughing in the aisles while learning a thing or two along the way!
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July 20th - 24th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet - A whimsical retelling of the most well known love story of all time, this tragic play gets turned on its head when it’s told through the eyes of Dr. Seuss!
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August 3rd - 7th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse - A hilariously creepy play about the end of the world and how to survive it! Learn all the skills you need to conquer zombies and survive a world where you live in fear of being bitten by the brain dead!
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GRADES 9 THROUGH 12
Our teen workshops are developed to help build skills necessary for a successful career in theater. Each week will focus on a different aspect of our art. Whether you’re training for college auditions or just for fun, these 5 day workshops will help you hone great skills for a life onstage and off!
July 6th - 10th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sculpting a Scene - Scene study is an important part of being an actor and an aspect often overlooked by young artists. In this class we will focus on keeping the focus on your partner, how to process and take direction, and build believable moments while respecting the text and your acting partner.
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July 20th - 24th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Art of Auditioning - Auditioning can be the most tedious and nerve wracking part of being an actor, but it doesn’t have to be! With training comes confidence and security in your work. This class will help you feel in control of your audition, ground you work both physically and mentally, and help you finally figure out the answer to the age old question of what to do with your hands!
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August 3rd - 7th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Acting a Song - Singing a song onstage is more than just singing, you have to act it as well! It’s not as simple as it sounds, though. This workshop is designed to help you find the story in your song choice and convey it to an audience. Discover how to investigate the feeling behind the words, make the right song choice for you, and become comfortable with telling a tale through music!
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