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Get comfortable in your craft and on stage as we navigate the world of performing arts in our one week acting intensive. Expand your budding actor’s portfolio, and review a range of acting styles in our ensemble building activities. Performers will be brought through various techniques and workshops, gaining access towards creating their own polished scenes and performances. Each performer will receive an updated headshot they can use to audition with. The group will also attend a show in downtown Atlanta, a city bursting at the seams with acting opportunities and art. Then at the end of the week family and friends are welcome to attend our collective show where each performer will have their chance to shine on stage!
Monday, June 17, 2019 to Friday, June 21, 2019
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Day and Overnight Options Available
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8-8:30am. Early drop off is available between 7:30-8:00am. Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.
Day Camp - $400
Overnight Camp - $880
This course is designed for students both with little to no experience in the theatre and seasoned veterans.
Christie McGarey is a Musical Theatre teacher in New York City. She graduated from Fordham University in New York with a BA in Communications and Media Studies. Christie grew up in Phoenix, Arizona where she was highly involved in performing arts from a young age and performed frequently throughout the valley. Christie currently works with students educating them about performing arts, as well as directing musical theatre shows for youth. This is Christie’s second year as a Summer Academy Instructor, and she is very excited to expand her practice in Athens!
Jake Hunsbusher produces creative work. He graduated from Georgia Southern University's Multimedia Film production program in 2016 and immediately enrolled in The University of Georgia's M.F.A. Dramatic Media program. In addition to his work in video/audio production Jake is an accomplished playwright and screenwriter. He also does professional voice work and has narrated several audio books. This is Jake's second year as a Summer Academy instructor.