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SummerStage TheatreCamp

TheatreCamp-logoSummerStage will hold two youth TheatreCamps in 2014!

“Arts education aids students in skills needed in the workplace: flexibility, the ability to solve problems and communicate, the ability to learn new skills, to be creative and innovative, and to strive for excellence.”
– Joseph M. Calahan, Director of Cooperate Communications, Xerox Corporation

Each week long camp will cover a variety of theatre techniques including: voice and speech, movement, stage direction, character study, script reading, theatre games, improvisation, and more!

The camp fee is $150. All campers will receive a complimentary ticket to see Storyteller Theater present Creepy Campfire Follies.

TheaterCamp-week-2013Dates for the camps are:

  • 8 – 12 year olds: Monday, August 4 – Friday, August 8  (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM)
  • 13 – 17 year olds: Monday, August 11 – Friday, August 15 (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM)
To register, please complete the TheatreCamp REGISTRATION-2014 form. Registration deadline is Monday, July 28, 2014. Please note that there will be a minimum of 8 registrants to have the camp and a maximum of 16 for each camp.

Please contact Dustin J. Martin, Artistic Director, at for more information.

TiersaTiersa Ferraro is married to Chris Hytinen and is a Delafield mom of three. Before kids, she spent a lot of time performing and teaching at First Stage Milwaukee. Her most recent professional credits include roles at Morning Star Productions, Milwaukee Shakespeare, Irish Fest and teaching for Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove and at Brookfield Academy. She has also taught Creative Drama for KMSD Summer Academy, coached Voice & Speech at Oconomowoc High School, and created her own company, Creative Kids Consortium. For the past two years, she taught ballroom dance and tap with the Danceworks’ Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap program. She is very excited about appearing in SummerStage’s “Don’t Drink the Water” this summer!

Tiersa holds an MFA in Acting from the Theatre School at DePaul University (formerly The Goodman School of Drama). She also studied at the American Musical & Dramatic Academy in New York City and has a BA in Theatre as an Acting Specialist from UW-Madison. You can see her work in a Christian film called The Penny which won Best Feature Film of 2010 at the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival and the 5-Dove Award. Regional and national TV commercials include Sutter Home Wines, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Wisconsin, and Kohl’s. Tiersa does commercial work, but her love is the STAGE!