ELKINS — The Outdated Brick Playhouse Theatre, on the nook of Davis and Fourth streets in Elkins, is not any stranger to whimsy, enchantment, and thriller and this summer season is not any completely different.
For the previous 30 years, summer season theatre camp has been an establishment on the theatre providing kids a dynamic and artistic option to wile away these summer season hours. Each summer season, Camp Children Playhouse facilities round a festive theme, and 2023 brings The Imaginarium Creature Conundrum.
This yr officers are in search of probably the most modern and courageous creature-hunters within the space. At The Outdated Brick, the abundance of magic and pleasure has attracted an infestation of fairies, gremlins, hobgoblins, and gnomes. They’re within the elevator shaft, realizing on the doorknobs, and final week, when Assistant Director Phil Smith turned on the tap, a pixie jumped out.
Campers won’t solely assist clear up this thriller, but in addition will discover the immersive parts of play manufacturing.
“Camp is one in all our favourite actions all year long,” states Outdated Brick Govt Director Missy Armentrout McCollam, we actually collect concepts all yr lengthy in an effort to make every summer season just a bit extra improbable than the final.”
Camp Children Playhouse college students will sing, dance, take part in crafts, study improvisation, and discover the fundamentals of performing.
“It has grow to be an Elkins custom,” Smith mentioned. “Youngsters go to their grandparents in the summertime and participate in our camp whereas in Elkins.”
The Outdated Brick Playhouse camp is split into two periods; the primary week is for college students ages 5-7 and the following week entertains campers which can be ages 8-11. The theatre offers a protected place for members to make new pals, discover their creativity, and study in regards to the world of efficiency.
Campers meet every day from 9 a.m. till midday and on Friday, they current a lunch efficiency for his or her households and pals. Youthful Camp takes place from July Tenth-14th for college students which can be ages 5-7 and on July Seventeenth-Twenty first campers who’re ages 8-11 will take the stage.
“We have been shocked,” mentioned McCollam. “The primary day we opened registration this yr, we enrolled over 50% of our whole capability.”
For extra info or to enroll in Camp Children Playhouse, go to www.theoldbrick.org and comply with the hyperlink supplied.