Hi-ho and off we go on a pitch-perfect camping adventure! Pitch a giant tent inside Filament Theatre and build a forest perfect for summer adventures! Join other happy campers as you learn fort and tent-building skills. Then, fill your campsite with new animal friends as you create original stories inspired by the great outdoors. Campers will use storytelling traditions from around the world to build a forest of stories to explore! Learn the fundamentals of Filament Theatre’s playmaking techniques, explore design and story structure, and go to the park each day for scavenger hunts! By the end of the session, you’ll be ready to invite your friends and family to join you on a very special camping adventure.
“I’m going to Antarctica and bringing my Aardvark, Alex. I’m going to Bollywood and bringing my Blue Balloon. I’m going to Candyland and I’m bringing my camera…” Pack your space shoes, pirate’s booty, and pet dragon for a trip through our imaginations and around the world! Build a traveling machine and create original characters inspired by fantasy stories. Campers will explore fantasy tropes that have their roots in myth and folklore, learn the fundamentals of Filament Theatre’s playmaking techniques, build quirky characters with body and voice, and go to the park each day for special games! By the end of the session, you’ll be ready to take your friends and family on an imaginary trip around the world!
In this build-your-own adventure camp, participants will build new stories with the professional director, writer, and actors behind Filament’s newest play, Think Fast, Jordan Chase. Get a behind the scenes look at a brand-new play and learn the fundamentals of Filament Theatre’s playmaking techniques! Participants will hone their movement and acting skills, analyze story structure, go to the park for lunch, and create an original build-your-own-adventure play inspired by the themes in Think Fast, Jordan Chase. Campers will receive 1 complimentary ticket to performances of Think Fast, Jordan Chase, opening late 2022.
Are you a lover of mythological creatures and magical beings? Have you ever wanted to create your own? Bring the characters from your imagination to life onstage and watch them change the world! Through theatre games, creative writing, and costume design, participants will build original characters ready to face intergalactic challenges and build new worlds. Campers will explore fantasy tropes that have their roots in myth and folklore, learn the fundamentals of Filament Theatre’s playmaking techniques, complete advanced character studies with body and voice, and go to the park each day for lunch! By the end of the week, you’ll be ready to perform extraordinary feats for family and friends.
Filament Camp Enrollment information:
Price: $350 per camp
Sibling discounts available: email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Class size: Maximum 18 participants
With support and guidance from our experienced teaching artists, campers will create their own stories and performances. At Filament, there are no assigned roles or scripts–each camper creates their dream role! Participants will explore creative problem solving, teamwork, confident public speaking, analysis of text, speaking directly to the audience, community engagement, and more — all while creating something fun that makes them proud!
You will receive a detailed welcome email TWO WEEKS before your camp session begins. If you have any questions, we invite you to check out the FAQ’s tab or email email@example.com.
If you need to change your plans, Filament offers a 50% refund up to 2 weeks before the camp begins.