Centre Wakefield La Pêche

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Theatre Wakefield Camp

Theatre Camp is back! 

Two 1-week camps for Ages 9+

One 2-week camp for ages 12+

Legends, Fables and Fairy Tales

In this year’s Theatre Wakefield Summer Camp, we will be exploring animal fables, legends and fairy tales that come to us from the fonts of wisdom (and perhaps other places too). Through movement, speech, imagination and observation, we will create characters, learn to work together as an ensemble, as well as put our new skills to use in forming a theatre piece. An exciting program for ages 9 and up!

For more information on camp, please contact Leanne Olson at 613-263-3157 or info@theatrewakefield.ca (please do not call the Centre Wakefield La Pêche).

To register, please click on a link below

Week 1: An Animal Tale (ages 9+)
July 24-28, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Explore an animal tale, learn to create mood, world, character and everything an animal world needs to tell a story that lives on.

Week 2: Shadows of Nature (ages 9+)
July 31 – August 4, 9:00am to 4:00pm
During this one-week session, we will be exploring the world of animals through poetic texts, ensemble work, rhythm, voice and movement exercises, and specially featured Shadow Theatre.

Weeks 3 & 4: Animal Encounter (ages 12+)
August 7-18, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Work on honing a beautiful animal piece with a special guest to create character ‘accoutrements’ with mixed media. The final piece will be presented to the public at the camp gala on the evening of the last day.

Our Camp Directors

Julie Le Gal (Week 1 and Weeks 3 & 4)

Julie Le Gal trained in the Michael Chekhov technique and Rudolf Steiner’s speech work in New York City. She has worked as a professional actor in theatre, film and TV for over twenty years, and has created and directed theatre and taught for almost as long. Winner: 2011 Rideau Award for best creation of the year. She has taught in professional acting schools, programs and conferences, leads workshops, and coaches individuals.

Ekaterina Vetrov (Week 2)

Ekaterina Vetrov, Artistic Director of Once Upon a Kingdom Theatre, Ottawa received a BA degree with Specialization in Theatre and Masters of Fine Arts in Theatre, Directing from the University of Ottawa. .. Ekaterina has over 10 years experience of teaching theatre to children of various ages, and she directs 6 to 10 shows with her students every year. Director of the show “The Legend of Parvana Lake” that was selected to represent Canada at the World Festival of Children’s Theatre, Stratford ON (2016). http://onceuponakingdom.com

Centre Wakefield La Pêche, 38 Ch Valley, La Pêche, QC, J0X 3G0, 819 459 2025

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