Bath arts center to stage performing arts camp

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BATH — Some people can sing, others can act, and others can dance.

The Chocolate Church Arts Center’s “Triple Threat” camp will teach you to do all three.

Registration is open for the April 20-24 performing arts camp, geared toward students from age 10-13. Space is limited to 30 youths.

Experienced faculty will guide a variety of workshops, according to a Chocolate Church press release.

They include Kyle Aarons, a theater instructor who, though Children’s Stage Adventures, has helped students put on plays after rehearsing for only a week. He is a member of Portland-based Cast Aside.

The camp’s dance instructor will be Ashley Steeves, artistic director with Resurgence Dance Co., who writes and produces dance performances.

The sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 804 Washington St. center’s annex and main stage, and will also teach students about what goes on behind the stage, such as sound and light techniques, costumes and makeup. The Art Van will be bringing visual arts during the week.

The camp “is designed to expose curious participants to the basics of theatre arts, music and dance and to foster an appreciation for the dedication and real work involved with performance arts,” according to the center. 

The $125 registration can be done at chocolatechurcharts.org or by calling 442-8455. Snacks will be provided, but participants should pack lunch.

Alex Lear can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 113 or alear@theforecaster.net. Follow him on Twitter: @learics.

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A Maine native and Colby College graduate, Alex has been covering coastal communities since 2001, and currently handles Bath, Topsham, Cumberland, and North Yarmouth. He and his wife, Lauren, live in the Portland area, and Alex recently released his third album of original music.