8:00-8:45 – Get on a Purple Bus
Play improvisation games on the way to camp.
9:00-9:10 – Arrive at Madeira
It’s an awesome campus.
9:10-9:40 – Morning Revels
Fun and games with the whole camp!
9:40-10:00 – Warm-ups
Physical and vocal training to get you ready for rehearsals.
10:00-12:15 – Morning Rehearsals
Developing character and relationship, choreographing fight scenes, practicing acting techniques, exploring blocking, and running scenes and lines.
12:15-1:15 – Lunch
Campers bring their own lunches.
1:15-2:15 – Class
Changes every day, taught by our talented faculty. A typical week:
Mon: Movement (Stage Combat or Laban)
Tues: Voice (Breathing, Resonance, Articulation, Projection)
Wed: Improvisation (Imagination, Group Mind, Impulses)
Thurs: Film (Compare/Contrast Film & Theatre Acting Techniques)
Fri: Swimming (Critical to actors’ training!)
2:15-3:45 – Afternoon Rehearsal
More rehearsal time.
4:00 – Get on a Purple Bus
Run lines with your friends or play more games.
4:15-5:00 – Get off a Purple Bus
Dont’ worry – we’ll be back tomorrow!