“Arts education aids students in skills needed in the workplace: flexibility, the ability to solve problems and communicate, the ability to learn new skills, to be creative and innovative, and to strive for excellence.” – Joseph M. Calahan, Director of Cooperate Communications, Xerox Corporation
Each week long camp will cover a variety of theatre techniques including: voice and speech, movement, stage direction, character study, script reading, theatre games, improvisation, and more! The camp fee is $175.
Week 1: July 31 – August 4, 2017
- Ages 8 – 11
- 9 am – 3 pm
Week 2: August 7 – August 11, 2017
- Ages 12 – 14
- 9 am – 3 pm
Please note that there will be a $5 daily park usage fee to be paid when students are dropped off, but no fee to pick up. There is no charge if your vehicle has a state park sticker.
Instructor – Ryan Schaufler
Mr. Schaufler received a BFA from California Institute of the Arts in Acting. He has performed throughout the country working as a professional actor for over 20 years. He has been blessed to work for one of LA’s premier classical theatre companies A Noise Within, as well as the Stella Adler Theatre, and was a member of The Other Side Theatre in Portland, Oregon. He has worked as a director, poet, and playwright having work produced at the Los Angeles Greenway Court Theatre and directing shows in the Wisconsin area. He completed his fifth season as a voice-over artist with the radio show ‘The Brinkman Adventures.’ He took time away from acting to focus on writing, directing, photographic art projects, teaching, and being a father. One of his photographs is currently being featured in this month’s (June) Rattle Poetry’s Ekphrastic Challenge, another photograph will be featured on the cover of the September issue of Pithead Chapel, and photographs held with the New England Review online portfolio, among others. He also maintains a poetry site entitled ‘Twiterization.’ For 10 years Mr. Schaufler has been collaborating with Above the Clouds, a faith based program, bringing the arts to disadvantaged children free of charge. Currently, he works as a Special Education teacher, adjunct theatre instructor, as well as a working artist. He has the joy of artistically collaborating with his beautiful wife, Lori Woodall (Head of the Concordia Theatre Program), on various theatrical projects. He just completed a successful production with his wife entitled ‘Best of Enemies’ that focused on racial reconciliation in Milwaukee. He is also blessed with two beautiful children.