education

The primary purpose of Rising Star Theatre Company is to provide a vehicle for education in production and development of theatre, as well as to encourage community participation and appreciation of all aspects of theatre. The skills that the participants learn from engaging in arts activities will be invaluable to them in their lives.

contact

Mail:
1310 White Street
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Phone: 563.231.0110

Email:
info@risingstartheatrecompany.com

2020 Summer Virtual Camps

To register for a camp, please complete the corresponding form for each camp and submit payment. Payment can either be made online through the PayPal button to each camp or by sending a check to:

 
Rising Star Theatre Company
1310 White Street
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

 

Scholarships are available upon request.
Please contact info@risingstartheatecompany for more information.

 

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Crayon Box Chronicles

July 27-31, 10:00-10:45am

Grades K-2 (In the fall of 2020)
$40 per student
Limit 10 students
Instructor: Maddie Ripperger

Using their bodies, voices, and imaginations, students will explore and act out colorful children's books such as The Day the Crayons Quit, Frankencrayon, and How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow. At the end of the week parents are invited to join us for a special sharing based on the students' work! A grownup or older (12+) sibling should be present to assist with technology as needed.

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Bringing that Book to Life!

July 20-24, 3:00-4:00pm

Grades 2-5 (In the fall of 2020)
$50 per student
Limit: 12
Instructor: Megan Schumacher

Join other students as we take a popular children’s story and bring it to life through acting! Students will join in fun activities, learn acting skills and work together to create an online performance that will be recorded and shared at the end of the week!

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Audition Workshop

July 27-31 3:00-4:00pm, plus individual scheduled coachings

Grades 6-8 (In the fall of 2020)
$50 per student
Limit 8 students
Instructor: Megan Schumacher

Got an audition coming up? Whether auditioning for a community theatre production or your school musical, auditions require a lot of preparation and we are here to get you ready! In this camp, students will learn the basic skills to be ready for their next audition and will gain confidence along the way. This camp will include group sessions as well as break out one on one instruction to make sure your student is ready to get that role!

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Transform Yourself: Using stage makeup to become someone else

July 13-17, 1:00-2:00pm

Grade 5 (In the fall of 2020) thru Adults
COST: $50, Includes all supplies needed for the camp
Limit: 10
Instructors: Becky Heil and Katie Potter

Have you ever wondered how we make teenagers look like grandparents? Or how to make your face look different on stage? Learn how lighting affects makeup and why your face looks so funny up close when you are made-up for the stage. Have fun making a beard or mustache, give yourself wrinkles and use things you find at home to transform your face. You’ll get your own makeup kit to experiment with during this week of exploring theatre makeup.

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Illusion: Creating fantasy characters using stage makeup

July 20-24, 1:00-2:00pm

Grade 5 (In the fall of 2020) thru Adults
COST: $50, Includes all supplies needed for the camp
Limit: 10
Instructors: Becky Heil and Katie Potter

This week, we will start with a basic introduction to stage makeup, then play with all kinds of special effects. Would you like to look like Ariel’s sister or Tarzan’s best friend? Maybe a zombie is more your style? Or fool your friends with blood and gore? You can experiment with the provided makeup kit to create fantasy characters. We’ll demonstrate some techniques, then let you try out a look so we all can see it online.