Visual Arts & Theatre

Visual Arts & Theatre Camps

Female Perspectives: 2D & 3D Observation & Processes (For Credit)

Ages:
Open to Laurel students entering Grades 9-12
Dates:
June 14 - 25
*no class on June 18
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm (Monday - Friday)
Instructor:
Catherine Butler
Format:
One, two-week session; half-day; for credit
Location:
Laurel’s Lyman Campus in Shaker Heights
Tuition:
$800

In this in person, two week intensive one semester equivalent class, students will learn about both well-known and often overlooked women artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, their artworks, and creative process; making special note of how BIPOC women in particular are underrepresented. Students will build their understanding of artistic principles and skills as they become acquainted with the works of these artists creating projects based on their techniques, materials, concepts, and processes, as well as research into their lives and place in art history and the art world. Students will take what they have experienced in the first week’s projects and use it to develop a deeper individual inquiry during the second week. This will culminate in the creation of a body of work based around a thematic exploration, a written artist statement, and a presentation to the class, followed by group discussion of each student’s output for the course. Daily attendance is mandatory and students should expect at least 1 hour of homework per day (more during week one). Homework will consist of reading assigned articles, viewing assigned 
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Summer at Laurel & Heights Youth Theatre Present: FUNdamentals!

Ages:
Girls & boys entering Grades 2-6
Dates:
June 28 - July 16
*no camp on July 5
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructors:
Treva Offutt & Stacy Bolton
Format:
One, three-week session; culminating in a performance
Location:
Laurel’s Lyman Campus in Shaker Heights
Tuition:
$680

The show must go on! This SAL offering is all about finding your theatre “voice” while having FUN! Through a series of master-classes designed to help you build your skills, this camp will focus on everything from vocal techniques and how to read music, to solo and ensemble work in acting, creating visual art, song, dance, AND improvisation. Guest experts in stagecraft will help you as you create your own work and learn audition techniques. Our three-weeks together will culminate with a production showcasing everything that you have learned. Get ready for those curtain calls and join us because we put the FUN in FUNdamentals!