Summer Drama 2022



MPCSD Presents Musical Theatre Summer Camp 2022!!!

Moana Jr and Willy Wonka KIDS, Aladdin Jr 
and  Aladdin KIDS!

Welcome, MPCSD families, to our 8th annual summer drama program at Hillview! We will have two, two-week sessions, each with two productions: one Jr musical open to incoming 6th graders up to exiting 8th graders, and one KIDS musical for incoming 3rd, 4th and 5th graders.


Session 1  
June 20 to July 1 

Moana JR (Incoming 6th up to exiting 8th)
Director Danette Bathauer (MA Drama Director)
9:30am to 3:30pm 
(Monday-Friday)
Performance on Friday, July 1 at 7pm

Willy Wonka KIDS (Incoming 3rd, 4th and 5th)
Director Rachel Bergeron (Laurel Music Teacher)
10am to 3pm
(Monday-Friday)
Performance on Friday, July 1 at 4pm

Session 2
July 5 to July 15 (KIDS performance on 15th)

Aladdin JR (Incoming 6th up to exiting 8th)
Director Danette Bathauer (MA Drama Director)
9:30am to 3:30pm
(Monday-Friday)
Performance on Friday, July 15 at 7pm


Aladdin KIDS (Incoming 4th and 5th)
Director Rebecca Bullard (Bay Area Choreographer/Director)
10am to 3pm
(Monday-Friday)
Performance on Friday, July 15 at 4pm


Please register HERE and send your donation to Mr Hairston or Hillview's front office. Email questions to Mr Hairston whairston@mpcsd.org

Auditions

Moana JR and Aladdin JR- June 14 and 15, 1-3pm

All Willy Wonka JR and  Aladdin JR Campers who wish to perform must attend both audition days on June 14 and 15, 1-3pm. All who audition will be cast!

All Willy Wonka KIDS Campers who wish to perform must attend auditions on June 14 and June 15, 10am to noon. All who audition will be cast!
Aladdin KIDS Campers will audition the first day of Camp!

Campers who wish to work backstage do not need to attend auditions!

Donation: The camp is funded completely through parent donation and a small ticket price at the show, $5 per ticket. There is a requested donation of $525 per camper per 2-week session due by Friday, May 13. For example, both shows/sessions, 4 weeks of camp, would be $1050. This is an amazing value!!!
Donations pay for hourly wages of: Camp Director, Show Directors and Assistant Directors, Vocal Director, Choreographer, Technical Director, Camp Counselors, Costumes, Set Building Supplies and more. 
Please make checks to "MPCSD" and drop off at Hillview Office c/o Mr Hairston.

Register HERE 

Additional Details About Summer Drama

Camp Director: Bill Hairston
Director Moana Jr: Danette Bathauer
Director Aladdin Jr: Bill Hairston
Director Willy Wonka KIDS: Rachel Bergeron
Director Aladdin KIDS: Rebecca Bullard
Music Director: Amy Meyers
Tech Director: Bob Crabb
Choreographer: Rebecca Bullard

Location: Hillview Performing Arts Center, Drama Room (G4), and Fitness Room

Daily Schedule and Shows Dates/Times:

Moana JR  June 20-July 1          SHOW July 1 at 7pm
9:30am to 3:30pm each day

Willy Wonka KIDS
 June 20-July 1      SHOW July 1 at 4pm
10am to 3pm each day

Aladdin JR
  July 05-July 15                SHOW July 15 at 7pm
9:30am to 3:30pm each day

Aladdin KIDS
  July 5-July 15           SHOW July 15 at 4pm
10am to 3pm each day

Students bring a lunch and snacks each day. No overly sweet or sugary snacks or drinks, please.

Activity: Each show is a 2-week camp. Each will end in a fully produced show.
Most of our time will be spent creating the productions, but we will also have fun with drama games and improvisation. Performers will rehearse their shows, and crew will build and paint sets, operate sound and light systems, and help with costumes and makeup. In addition, all will play drama, improvisation and role-playing games. See above for show dates.

Auditions

All campers (except Aladdin KIDS campers) who wish to perform must attend the two audition days on June 14th and 15th, 10-noon for KIDS and 1-3pm JR shows.

Sample Daily Schedule
9:30am    Group warm-up/announcements
9:45am    Rehearsal/Stage Tech or Morning Workshop
11am       Break
11:15       Rehearsal/Stage Tech
Noon        Lunch
12:30       Rehearsal/Stage Tech
2:00         Break
2:15         Rehearsal/Stage Tech or Afternoon Workshop
3:00         Wrap-up/Games
3:30         Camp Over for Day
Sample Weekly Schedule:

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
9:30 am Warm-up
Warm-up
Warm-up
Warm-up
Warm-up
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop
Break
Break
Break
Break
Break
Rehearsal/Crew Work #1
Rehearsal/Crew Work #1
Rehearsal/Crew Work #1
Rehearsal/Crew Work #1
Rehearsal/Crew Work #1
Noon      Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Rehearsal/Crew Work#2
Rehearsal/Crew Work#2
Rehearsal/Crew Work#2
Rehearsal/Crew Work#2
Rehearsal/Crew Work#2
Break
Break
Break
Break
Break
Rehearsal/Crew Work#3
Rehearsal/Crew Work#3
Rehearsal/Crew Work#3
Rehearsal/Crew Work#3
Rehearsal/Crew Work#3
3:00   Wrap-up
Wrap-up
Wrap-up
Wrap-up
Wrap-up


Staff: Full time staff: Camp Director/Producer-Bill Hairston, Director Moana Jr and Aladdin Jr-Danette Bathauer, Director Willy Wonka KIDS-Rachel Bergeron, Director Aladdin KIDS- Rebecca Bullard, Technical Director- Bob Crabb and four high school camp counselors. Part-time staff: Amy Meyers-vocal director, choreographer TBA, and additional high-school counselors. Staff to camper ratio will be 12/1.

Cost: The camp is funded completely through parent donation and a small ticket price at the show, $5 per ticket. There is a requested donation of $525 per camper per 2-week session. 

Any questions at all, please email Mr. Hairston at whairston@mpcsd.org.
Register HERE








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