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Jesuit Summer Theater

Mission Statement

Jesuit Summer Theater is an intensive, three-week program that provides instruction in theater to co-ed students in two clusters: one for high school students and the second for middle school students. The program produces a series of short plays on the campus of Jesuit College Prep, while emphasizing both acting and design theory. All students will act in the plays and help produce them. On the last night of the program, a performance will be offered for parents and friends.

Program Details

Who:
Boys & Girls: 2 clusters:
Rising 6th-8th grade (middle school)
Rising 9th-12th grade (high school)

When:
June 12-30, 2017
Monday through Friday
12:00-4:00 p.m.

Tuition:
$580
Limited tuition assistance available

Skills Taught

  • Play analysis: to comprehend the material being acted.
  • Acting class: to explore the basic techniques of acting.
  • Voice and speech: to improve vocal production, articulation, and interpretive skills.
  • Improvisation and mask: to develop imagination and spontaneous self expression in character development.
  • Movement: to strengthen the body and encourage its use in creative expression.
  • Scene study: to understand how the elements above come together to create a solid foundation in the basic techniques of acting.
  • Design theory: to construct a unified set that supports the themes of the play.