August 7-11, 9AM-5PM (Grades 7-12)

Students learn to enhance their acting or directing skills. In this week long course, incoming 7th-12th grade students will have a college like experience, picking one of the two disciplines (Acting or Directing). This camp runs August 7-11, 9AM-5PM. The program ends with a showcase on Friday, August 12 @ 12PM consisting of student acted and directed scenes. Mandatory auditions will be Sunday, August 6 from 5-7PM at NOVA. Depending on your discipline, please come prepared with a theatrical resume along with a 2-minute audition monologue or a short two person scene you’ve directed. See requirements below. Tuition for this camp is $200. If you register by July 17, you will receive a $20 discount.



Audition Requirements

Theatrical Resume and 1-2 minute contemporary monologue. If you are having trouble finding a monologue follow this link or use any of the following monologues:

Female Monologues
– Calista from “Anon(ymous)” by Naomi Iizuka

– Emily from “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder

Male monologues
– Mr. Zyclo from “Anon(ymous)” by Naomi Iizuka

– George from “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder

DIRECTING DISCIPLINE: Theatrical Resume and a two person scene you’ve directed. Make sure you keep it under 5 minutes and incorporate dynamic staging, distinct characters and any sounds cues. A CD player and auxiliary chord will be available along with tables, chairs and actor blocks. Scenes do not need to be fully memorized but it always helps. If you are having trouble finding a scene feel free use any of the following:

2 Males
– Anon & Pascal in “Anon(ymous)” by Naomi Iizuka
– The Boy & Simon in “The Boy at the Edge of Everything” by Finnegan Kruckemeyer

2 Females

– Gwendolen & Cecily in “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde

1 Female/ 1 Male
– Pace & Dalton in “A Trestle at Pope Lick Creek” by Naomi Wallace

– Eve & Snake in “The Diaries of Adam and Eve” by Ron Fitzgerald