Carpe Diem Productions offers a summer camp for children in the historic Round Lake Auditorium, in Round Lake, NY. This intensive four week program teaches children the basics of theatre through daily rehearsals, theatre games, mini masterclasses, and final performances that are sure to impress audience members young and old.
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Two Camps in One
Children entering grades 2 through 6 will meet Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM as members of the Carpe Diem Kids. Summer 2018: Cinderella Kids!
Opening Day, Cinderella Kids, Summer 2018
Children entering grades 7 through 10 will meet Monday-Wednesday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM as members of the Carpe Diem Summer Stars. Summer 2018: Legally Blonde the Musical Jr.
Opening Day, Legally Blonde Jr., Summer 2018
Summer 2018, camp runs from Monday, July 2 - Saturday, July 28. For the first three weeks of camp, Summer Stars will meet Monday-Wednesday and the Carpe Diem Kids will meet Thursday-Friday. Monday July 23rd through July 27th, all campers will join together from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for final dress rehearsals.
At the conclusion of the four weeks, the Carpe Diem Kids will present a 30-minute production of Cinderella Kids and the Carpe Diem Summer Stars will perform a 60-minute show, Legally Blonde the Musical Jr., separated by a 15-minute intermission. These performances will take place on: Friday, July 27th and Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 1:00 and 7:00 both days.
As an added opportunity, Summer Stars will be encouraged to prepare a solo number to sing at our Carpe Diem Cabaret, on Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 7:00. This cabaret performance will feature actors from the Summer Stars cast and a group number from the Carpe Diem Kids.
Camper Testimonials: "The past five summers have been the best of my life. Carpe Diem has had such an amazing impact on my life. It has shaped me into the person I am today, and without it, I don't know where I'd be." -Alli
"Without Carpe Diem, I don't know if my love for theatre would be nearly as strong as is it is today." -Gillian
"Carpe Diem has changed my life. It is the highlight of my year." -Sophia
" My experience has been wonderful. I've learned how teamwork makes an amazing show that is very memorable. I recommend Carpe Diem Kids immensely." -Tessa
Parent testimonial: "We are truly blessed to be part of the Carpe Diem Family! Carpe Diem is more than a summer camp, more than a theatre program. It has been an amazingly positive, rewarding, life-changing experience for my kids. The production staff and counselors are wonderful role models that create an encouraging environment for kids to grow in. My two sons look forward to Carpe Diem all year long ... and so do I!" -Grace
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