Get ready for a truly inspiring dramatic experience in which young artists of a variety of talent levels are nurtured in a positive and creative theatre experience. Students are led by working theatre professionals in classes designed to develop imagination, concentration, and confidence with movement and dance, voice, technique, character, theatrical design, multi‐media and appreciation of the theatrical artistic journey. Participants will create an original play and be absorbed in acting tools, scene work, script creation, improvisation and dance/movement for two weeks while exploring and adapting an original story for public performances in July 2019. This is a special and unique opportunity to work with artists from Brüka Theatre to develop craft, focus and technique. Open to 24 participants. Participants are responsible for providing lunch. Lunch ordering options are available daily. $250 for two weeks. Sign up by July 5, 2019. ($300 after June 10, 2019.) Camp Schedule July 8 ‐ July 21, 2019 (Doors open each morning at 9:30) 10 am to 4 pm weekdays Public Performances ‐ July 20 and July 21 4 Internships Available for ages 17 – 21 4 Scholarships Available Write a 500‐word essay including and desire to participate in the Performing ArtsCamp, prior experience and limitations. Brüka Theatre Performing Arts Camp Registration is available through our box office : (775) 323‐3221. Payment options also available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com Workshop Artists Mary Bennett – Core Director. Improvisation. Acting. Creation. Producing Artistic Director – Brüka Theatre. Works as actor, director, producer and Artist in Residence for The Nevada Arts Council and The Sierra Arts Foundation and works with teachers and students in arts integration Bennett has worked as a professional theatre creator for over 25 years. She has adapted Grimm’s Fairytales in workshops for children and adults and created original works for the duration of her theatrical career. Alexander Biber – Movement. Choreography Company member of the Sacramento Ballet. Alex also dances with Sierra Nevada Ballet, Capital Dance Project and recently choreographed for Sac Ballet’s Beer and Ballet. Alex has also worked as choreographer/creator on Brüka’s Buttcracker series and has been seen in numerous Brüka performances. Lew Zaumeyer – Set Design Lew had designed Brüka sets for over 15 years. Lew also works as an actor and board member at Brüka. An architect for most of his adult life, Lew also designed the new Reno Little Theater on Wells Avenue. David Simpson – Technical Director, Lighting & Sound Design Dave is the Technical Director for Brüka Theatre and has worked for over 20 years on the technical side of the theatre with forays onto the stage in shows including The Underpants and The Buttcracker series. Simpson has designed the lights for over forty shows while also designing sound and multi‐media elements and has worked as the Technical Director for the Lear Theater and at different venues in Santa Rosa, California. Holly Natwora – Viewpoints and Stage Movement Holly Natwora received her MFA from Columbia University where she studied with American theater’s most innovative directors and performers. Holly has acted in more than sixty plays, most notably at La MaMa, E.T.C., SoHo Rep., The Neighborhood Playhouse and two summers at Joseph Papp’s New York Shakespeare Festival. Television and film credits include Law and Order and Law and Order: Criminal Intent. After moving to Reno in 2005, Holly has performed or directed at Brüka Theatre, Reno Little Theater, Good Luck Macbeth and TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada. Currently, she teaches theater at Western Nevada College in Carson City and is the Box Office Manager/Volunteer Coordinator at Brüka Theatre. A variety of other artists will work with students in acting, make‐up, costuming, props, theatrical devices, and playwrighting.