Courses for Summer Camp, in the summer at the Nepean Creative Arts Centre
The world of animation comes to life - drawn, claymation, stop motion, cameraless, and painted film using video camera, still digital camera, and 16mm film. Create your very own animated short.
Sample what the Arts Centre has to offer - dance, act, improvise, tell stories, make music and create works of art. Creative direction provided by emerging and professional artists.
Invent, design, and build your own board or tabletop game. 'Game-storm' your idea, draw-it-out, create the game mechanics, and test the rules. Build a prototype for a board, card, or narrative game, and play. Not computer gaming.
Explore the world of movie making. Learn shooting and editing techniques and contribute to the movie production process as a writer, actor, director and videographer. Work presented on last day. Work under the direction of a local film maker.
Introduction to song-and-dance theatrical form. Good vocal technique, basic choreography, and staging in the context of the musical and dramatic creative process. Open house on the last day.
Create and build personal fashion or costume designs. Participants will build their own 'up-cycled' styles. Bring materials or items for repurposing.
Express yourself writing stories, poetry and the spoken word. Develop skills to create a personal writing notebook. Taught by published writer.
Give voice to your ideas through developing a performance piece as a collective collaboration. Explore character, scene development, and learn the basics of production. Performance on the last day in a theatre setting.
Nepean Creative Arts Centre
35 Stafford RD