Summer Camp at the SondheimWritten by Theresa Rose on June 16, 2017
|Creativity shines through singing, dancing and fun at Evelyn Gamrath 2017 Summer Camp at the Sondheim, June 26-July 1
New this year, professional playwright and choreographer artists-in-residence to lead 8 – 13 year olds in camp and musical performance
| Fairfield, Iowa –Singing and dancing in a fun, creative environment. That’s exactly what campers will experience at the Evelyn Gamrath Summer Camp at the Sondheim, June 26 through June 30 at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center.
The theater camp, for boys and girls, ages 8 through 13, is held on the Sondheim Theater stage from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The final performance on Saturday, July 1 at 2 p.m. is free, open to the public, and will feature all campers.
New to this great summer time theater camp opportunity is the addition of professional playwright and composer, Andrea Green, who will be the special artist-in-residence artistic director during the summer theater camp along with Lori Spencer-Gust, professional choreographer. Green will lead the camp, providing a rare opportunity for area youth to be stars on the Sondheim stage, performing in her musical, “The Same Sky.”
Camp registration for five days of singing, dancing, fun theater-based activities, and the chance to star in a musical is $100 per student and includes lunch, snacks and commemorative Evelyn Gamrath Summer at the Sondheim camp t-shirt. Discounts and need based scholarships are available.
|About the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center
The Fairfield Arts & Convention Center celebrates a decade of enriching souls and entertaining lives across Southeast Iowa during the 2017-18 Sondheim Artist Series with various special events, ticket promotions and reflections of the memorable events over the first 10 years.
The Center will kick off the year long commemoration, Saturday, September 16 with the Cheers to 10 Years Celebration, featuring an evening of music, comedy and mentalism. The celebratory evening’s entertainment reflects the Sondheim Theater’s decade of performances – eclectic, unique and amazing.
Opened in 2007, the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center is a gathering place designed to showcase a world of art, culture and community pride in the heart of downtown. The beautiful facility, featuring the Sondheim Theater, promises a rich and diverse 2017-18 Artist Series: Cheers to 10 years.
Now in its eighth year, the Artist Series is about national touring Broadway shows; Grammy award-winning music icons; witnessing captivating trapeze artists and spins of acrobats leaving us all in awe; and music that provides the soundtrack of life. The Center features an exposition hall, flexible meeting space, an elegant conference room and art galleries which all provide a sophisticated backdrop for meetings, weddings and special events.
Let’s toast to the first decade of the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center and the moments that have inspired and entertained more than 500,000 friends.