Thursday, May 1, 2008

First State Children's Theater: Radio Days Summer Camp!

Radio Days is a weekly summer theater experience committed to young people expressing themselves more fully by challenging them to bring to life classic stories with their own voices.

Each week campers create, rehearse and record a different 45 minute radio drama, playing all the characters and creating all the sound effects. Their pre-recorded radio play is then aired Sunday mornings on WVUD 91.3fm.

Radio Days Summer Theater Camp enrollment is limited to 11 (eleven) young people per week. This allows each young actor to receive individual attention and coaching, while being part of an exciting, dynamic ensemble. The small group size also allows many campers to possibly portray two, three, four, and sometimes, five or more different characters.

Offering 12 different week long sessions this summer from June 9-August 29, 2008, children will
spend one week rehearsing and recording a radio play adapted from a book of classic literature. This year's titles include: "The Prince and the Pauper," "The Wizard of Oz," and "Anne of Avonlea."

Entering 3rd through 10th grades.
Campers divided by age groupings.

Monday - Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm.
Rain or shine.

Perkins Student Center
University of Delaware campus
325 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716

Individual sessions: $235 per session
Each additional session and/or sibling: $225 per session.

For more information visit their website.
or call (302) 545-1114

Click here to register

About First State Children's Theater

First State Children’s Theater Company (FSCTC) is Delaware’s statewide, professional theater for young audiences and families, presenting productions of classic plays and adaptations of classic literature for all generations. The FSCTC is committed that great stories appeal to all age groups.

Each year the FSCTC presents a fall main stage production that opens in Wilmington at the Delaware Theatre Company then moves to the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover and finally tours to locations in Sussex county. The FSCTC also presents an annual live radio broadcast of A Christmas Carol. Throughout the school year the FSCTC offers as extensive theatre education program

First State Children's Theater also offers residencies for schools and homeschools using the Radio Days model. Artist-in-residency programs can be developed for students perform a radio play based on a classic book.

For more information:
visit their website
or call (302) 545-1114