Palmer Arts Council 


Sessions begin Monday June 6  and will conclude  on Friday, July 21

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Sherrod Elementary School 


The Palmer Arts Council Summer Theatre Academies for Youth

The Palmer Arts Council Summer Theatre Academies for Youth is a concentrated six week program for youth, ages 8 through Middle School, who have an active interest in stage performance.  Under the leadership of Anne Benson, participants will learn many skills necessary to become stage performers.  Skills include script memorization, voice, movement, improvisation, and stage craft, such as lights, sound, and set design and construction.  The program is divided into three two-week sessions, students have the option of taking one, two, or all three sessions.  At the end of each two week session, the participants will present a public stage performance on a Friday evening. 

Eligible Participants:  Youth age 8 through Middle School

 Dates:  Session 1: June 5-16, Session 2: June 19-30, Session 3: July 10-21

Times:  Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m  (Participant should bring lunch)

Location:  Sherrod Elementary School

Tuition:  $275 per person per session.  There is a break in price when registering siblings or participating in more than one session.  Some need based partial and full scholarships are available. 

If you need financial assistance please fill out the registration form and check the "Applying for Scholarship" button.

Info:  745-7735 or