presents summer theatre camp
can spend the summer learning the ways of the force --
of the theatre when Corinth Theatre-Arts holds
its annual theatre camp for youngsters, Mondays-Fridays,
June 16-27, at CT-A, 303 S. Fulton Drive.
This fun Shakespeare- and Star Wars-themed camp, based
loosely on the book Verily, A New Hope, by
Ian Doescher, will teach students methods in acting, speaking
in verse, stage combat, prop building, playwriting, mask
making and more, said Cris Skinner, CT-A artistic director.
Students will learn how to create a show from writing,
to acting to behind-the-scenes work, she added.
Camp instructors will be Skinner, a theatre and film director,
and Cheryl Sproles, of Tupelo, a winner of the Eudora
Welty New Playwright Series and former CT-A technical
Whether they decide to do theatre or not, these
students often find life-long friends and become patrons
of the arts. Some find the spark for professional careers,
although that isnt our goal, Skinner said.
The camp helps students overcome shyness and learn
to solve problems creatively and ultimately how to work
as a group. All this while they are having fun and expressing
Junior camp, for ages 6-11, is from 9 a.m. to noon both
weeks. Cost is $100. Senior camp, for ages 12-18, is from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $175. Campers will present their
work on the evening of Friday, June 27.
Cost includes a T-shirt. Some scholarships are available.
Deadline to register is Friday, June 13. For details,
email CT-A at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 662.287.2995
or drop by the theatre, 1-6 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays.
for New Donors
Theatre-Arts is proud to be part of northeast Mississippi's
strong and vibrant performing-arts community. And we know
that you are, too.
the only community theatre in this section of northeast
Mississippi, CT-A takes seriously our responsibility to
enrich and enhance the quality of life here. Our varied
and diverse performances entertain thousands of audience
members each season, our educational outreaches bring
the magic of theatre to thousands of youngsters and our
series of talent showcases, workshops and classes open
our theatre to everyone interested in the stage.
And we'd be honored to have you join us.
can be a key element in achieving our mission - and let
Corinth know you support the performing arts -- by becoming
a CT-A donor. Our upcoming season includes seven productions
including musicals, family shows, adult comedies and plays
from local authors as well as a summer camp, school shows,
workshops, our always popular monthly Cabarets and other
events. Becoming a donor means you're strengthening our
community and making northeast Mississippi a destination
for talent and creativity. In addition, your donation
nets you benefits such as season tickets, season t-shirts,
your name in the CT-A playbill and an invitation to our
end-of-season awards program. Plus, your donation qualifies
for a tax-deductible donation under IRS code 501(c)3 to
the full amount the law provides.
several donor packages to choose from, you'll find the
one that's perfect for you. Below are the levels of donor-ship
to choose from, and attached is a donor form you can fill
out and return to us by email at corinth.theatre.arts@gmail;
postal mail at P.O. Box 127, Corinth MS 38835; or fax
Call us at 662.287.2995 (business-office hours are 1-6
p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays) or email us. Thank you so much
for joining CT-A in support of local arts. We could not
do what we do without you. Click
here to download donor form.