Youth Activities



SUMMER THEATRICAL DAY CAMP OF THE ARTS

COMMERCIAL LINK
:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MW_EUrkInWE



  -  DAY CAMP- PASS ON THE GOOD NEWS!

Black Repertory Group Summer Youth Performance.wmv

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AGES 3-17? TAKE THEM TO THE NEXT LEVEL...
A SHORT LIST OF BRG STAGE ALUMNI INCLUDES:WHOOPI,DANNY GLOVER,KATT WILLIAMS, KELITA SMITH, RODNEY PERRY,RUBY DEE,OSSIE DAVIS,MAYA ANGELOU, PAUL MOONEY AND MANY,MANY MORE!


PROGRAM GOALS
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1) To utilize the stage and its related activities to develop and/or create higher levels of self esteem in our youth.

2) Support youth in an effort to foster greater self-pride by increasing their cultural awareness through instruction and  presentation.

3) To provide ALL-YOUTH (regardless of race,creed, or color) with a rich opportunity to disover and rediscover Americas great Black Cultural Heritage


PROGRAM SYNOPSIS: 

TOTAL OF 10 WEEKS-
(2) 5-WEEK SESSIONS


HOURS OF OPERATION:


7 A.M.-9:00 A.M.-EARLY BIRD SERVICE

9:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M-Standard Camp Hours

3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.-Late Pick-Up


(We also provide Lunch and Snacks Daily!
   
-AGE GROUPS-
3-5 YRS,   6-9 YRS,  10-12 YRS,  13-15 YRS,  16 YRS AND UP.
    --3-5 YRS,   6-9 YRS,  10-12 YRS,  13-15 YRS,  16 YRS AND UP.


OUR PHILOSOPHY
-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGGGv498WPs

**All of our youth are guided and instructed  by professionals, passionate about their service and occupation. (i.e.-They are not just people who needed a summer job.)
 BRG Director Sean Vaughn Scott will provide Stage Direction in the Summer Production.
Clarence Ray Johnson Jr. will provide direction and Character Study.

The Dynamic Ms. Faye Carol
(Musical Director @ Oakland School Of The Arts), Instructs for the 10th Summer @ BRG, her renown Music In The Community Program (MITC) , which develops young voices, teaches the Art-Of-Musical Rehearsl & Performance, as well as the History of Popular Music.

*MacArthur Genius Award Winner Ishmael Reed
and Internationally known ,Tennesse Reed
(daughter)
teach Poetry & writing  Workshops to our youth.

Dance and Drum instructors include A stellar list as well! 

Class Electives 

SET DESIGN,

SOUND AND LIGHTING DESIGN,

FX,

COSTUME AND PROP MANAGEMENT,

BACKSTAGE CREW

VIDEOGRAPHY PRODUCTION

GRAPHIC DESIGN

AND OTHER THEATER RELATED CAPACITIES.

THE KIDS LEARN & PERFORM  IT ALL!


POSSIBLITY EXPERIENCES

Also periodically professionals with careers in key positions, within the industry, are invited to GIVE BACK!  As they share and stop by our DAYCAMP to provide insights into different opportunities in the field.
 
Q&A sessions, bring your youth that much closer, to the very tangible reality of one day being, in front of, or behind the scenes of, what they see on stage,film and TV.


THERE ARE  2 FIELD TRIPS:( per session)
-HOWEVER An enclosed park is located in the back of our theater for morning exercise and recreation (The park is gated and secured) It is where we provide what we call KID-TIME- where the kids get to relax,BBQ.  Thats right we will enjoy plenty of BBQ's, JUMPERS,GAMES,BALLOONS, BUBBLES,POPCORN, COTTON CANDY and A host of 'opportunity for amusement'-However, pleae do understand this is  A broadway production camp, please note that this is not an outdoor recreation camp.

Audiences from surrounding cities DAY CAMPS ATTEND OUR PRODUCTIONS ANNUALLY-Over 150 outside camps and Up to 10,000 attendees will see your youth perform in 49 shows!   (10 a.m./1:00

p.m.almost 2 shows every day beggining the 3rd week) -
THIS IS A SHOWTIME  CAMP! 
OUR SUMMER DAY CAMPERS SHOWS ARE OTHER CAMPERS FIELD TRIPS!
Thats Right-49 shows!
Yes your childs show is many times the field trip their regular school year chums  may take while at their respective SUMMER CAMPS.
Everyyday is gameday-Twice A Day! 
 Every youth will have an opportunity to play the role of their choice. 
In fact, due to the # of shows most kids play multiple roles.-
(WHY NOT 49 SHOWS GIVES EVERYONE THE SAME OPPORTUNITY!) 

PAPPARAZZI WEEKEND?
 
Of Course we close out our summer EVERY YEAR with PAPPARAZZI WEEKEND! A Weekend-with press,media,Red Carpets, Galas and THE LONGEST of STRETCH LIMOS ,-thanks to Frances Kelly at KB Limousines.(see photos) 
 
Our daycamp is A Performance Camp. We impress upon our kids that we must  provide excellence in our presentations, as it is the EXPECTATION of our loyal fans and the general public. In fact every summer, some day camps return A second, and even a third time, to see our shows. The attendees come from ALL OVER the broader Bay Area-just about-every BAY AREA city with A  summercamp.  They all want to see  A GOOD SHOW-Here at Black Repertory Group-We impress upon the youth in our camp, that it is our duty to give the PUBLIC A GREAT SHOW! 
Want to see your YOUTH  glow with enthusiasm, excited as they beam with GREAT PRIDE- ONSTAGE? This is it! IT'S SHOWTIME! Its A summer your family will never forget! Call Today to schedule a site visit for you and your youth.

For more info-510-652-2120/925-812-2787  
or email us at: 

info@blackrepertorygroup.com

BELOW ARE A SERIES OF AUDIO/VISUAL YOUTH PROGRAM LINKS-ENJOY!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MW_EUrkInWE -SUMMER DAY CAMP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k73ADkNrIHs-FIELD TRIP TO THE REP

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN0DKpNXGyo -TWICE A DAY-


 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWWaMHwwR-8-Interview About Camp-

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES:

ISHMAEL REEDS POETRY CLASS @ BLACK REPERTORY GROUP:

http://blog.sfgate.com/reed/2011/06/24/the-first-midnight-writing-during-the-day-poetry-workshop/


The Black Repertory Group located in Berkeley, CA at 3201 Adeline St will be holding a summer theater performance arts day camp program for youth ages 3-16 years old for 8 weeks beginning on June 21-August 16! The youth will enjoy various activities such as acting, performing, learning various skills such as acting, singing, dancing, lighting and set design! Also included will be a lesson on the history of music from the DYNAMIC Faye Carol! They will have an opportunity to perform in front of up to 10,000 people during 45 performances and will end the summer with a paparazzi night and a special trip to Six Flags Marine World or Great America! For more information Contact The Black Repertory Theater at 510-652-2120 or 925-812-2787 check out or website www.blackrepertorygroup.com

 

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