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CAMPS

Have questions? Join us on Monday, April 19th at 6 pm for a Zoom info session on our available camps. Fill out this interest form to register for the info session and learn more about our 1st-8th grade camp and high school intensive. 

NorCal Performing Arts Summer Camp 2021

Who: All students in 1st - 8th grade

When: 6/14/21 - 8/27/21, 9 AM to 5 PM

Where: Land Park area of Sacramento, California

Tuition: $275.00 for one week-long session. Themes change weekly so sign up for one or several! A limited number of scholarships are available. 

Summer camp sessions will take place live and in-person this year on a one-week basis from June 14th to August 27th, 2021. A COVID-19 safety plan including social distancing measures, masks, and temperature checks will be implemented with small group cohorts. Campers will enjoy a week of creativity and fun as they engage in drama, dance, singing, improvisation, poetry, and more!

Sessions run Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm with before and aftercare options from 8 to 9 am and 5 to 5:30 pm. Contact us at info@norcalsota.org for more information. 

Register online here under program "Classes/Camps."


Acting for Stage & Screen Summer Intensive 2021

Who: High school actors of any experience level

When: 7/12/21 - 7/23/21, 1 PM to 5 PM

Where: Land Park area of Sacramento, California

Tuition: $200. A limited number of scholarships are available. 

In this two-week intensive with professional teaching artists, students will master the art of monologue, scene study, and improvisation. Students will learn techniques to make bold and active acting choices that bring honesty and depth to each character. Students will also delve into the business of acting, how to give the best audition, and how to set goals for themselves in their artistic pursuits. A COVID-19 safety plan including social distancing measures, masks, and temperature checks will be implemented to ensure student and instructor safety. 

Applicants should submit a 1-1.5 minute memorized monologue video to info@norcalsota.org. Once the video is submitted, the actor will be contacted to register.


THEATRE & FILM CLASSES

Do you know any aspiring young artists? NorCal School of the Arts has many ways to cultivate students' imagination and creativity! NorCal SOTA is dedicated to providing professional training opportunities through many different class offerings to build curious, creative, and confident artists and people.


SPRING CLASSES:

Acting for Stage & Screen: 1st - 3rd graders

Saturdays, 9 am - 10:15 am  |  April 10 - May 22, 2021 

Class Description: This virtual class is for young actors who want to dip their toes in the water and for those who have been acting for a while. Actors will experience the joy of delving into a character with body, voice, and emotions! Students will learn to tell a story with monologue and song. Participation in acting exercises and improvisation games in a nurturing, virtual environment will enable students to step outside of their comfort zones and express themselves. Students will learn how to audition for stage and screen.

Tuition: $75

Sign up here under program "Classes/Camps."


Acting for Stage & Screen: 4th - 6th graders

Saturdays, 10:30 am - 12 pm  |  April 10 - May 22, 2021

Class Description: This virtual class is for young actors who want to dip their toes in the water and for those who have been acting for a while. Actors will experience the joy of delving into a character with body, voice, and emotions! Students will learn to tell a story with monologue and song. Participation in acting exercises and improvisation games in a nurturing, virtual environment will enable students to step outside of their comfort zones and express themselves. Students will learn how to audition for stage and screen.

Tuition: $75

Sign up here under program "Classes/Camps."


Acting for Stage & Screen: Teen Class

Saturdays, 12:30 pm - 2 pm  |  April 10 - May 22, 2021

Class Description:  Whether you are looking to become a professional actor or just to become more comfortable presenting in public, this course will give you the confidence and skills to make you a success in front of an audience! Taught by professional teaching artists from the NorCal School of the Arts faculty, this class is designed for students of any personality and experience level. Students will learn voice and speech techniques as well as participate in fun improvisational exercises and games. Each student will learn how to tackle a monologue, as well as develop acting fundamentals such as stage directions, script analysis, and advanced auditioning techniques. The course will culminate in a final virtual performance for family and friends.

Tuition: $75

Sign up here under program "Classes/Camps."