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Macomb Community College to hold 2022 Summer Youth Workshops

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 10:00 AM

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Macomb Community College to hold 2022 Summer Youth Workshops

Drama, musical theater, show choir and youth chorus camps available for those as young as second grade

Macomb Community College will hold a series of youth workshops this summer, including drama, musical theater, and show and youth choirs. All taught by area professionals, these summer camps provide an engaging environment encouraging creative and personal growth while building artistic talent.

“Our goal is for our workshop participants to have fun while learning,” said William Wood, director, Cultural Affairs and Community Engagement, Macomb Community College. “By exposing youth to the arts at a young age, we may be opening a doorway to a lifetime of exploration and the development of a passion for the performing arts.”

The 2022 Summer Workshops are among the educational and outreach programs offered through the Macomb Center for Performing Arts. For detailed information about the workshops, go to www.MacombCenter.com,  select Education and Outreach, and click on the workshop of interest. Registrations made on or before June 1 receive an early bird discount.

The workshops include:

Drama Workshop – June 20 – 24, 2022

Grades 2-3, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. $150

Grades 4-12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., $200

Participants will learn drama skills from a team of theater professionals from All The World’s A Stage, a specialist in children’s theater. Emphasis will be placed on cooperation, concentration, movement and story development in a noncompetitive environment.

Musical Theater Workshop – July 11 – 23, 2022

Grades 5-12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., $425

Participants will be introduced to the concept of summer stock theater, going from audition through performance of “Seussical the Musical” in two weeks. The final production will be presented Friday, July 22, 7 p.m., and Saturday, July 23, 1 p.m. Tickets for the performances will be sold separately and available through the Macomb Center box office.

Show Choir Workshop – July 31 – Aug. 6, 2022

Grades 7-12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., $250

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about vocal technique, song interpretation and dance from professional choreographers and vocal coaches. They will put their singing and dancing skills together in a review of popular music.

Youth Chorus Workshop – Aug. 22 – 26, 2022

Grades 2-6, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., $100

The workshop provides the forum for young singers to develop musical skills and an understanding of the art of music while building confidence and self-esteem..

About Macomb Community College

Macomb Community College (www.macomb.edu) is one of the nation’s leading community colleges. Macomb nationally ranks in the top two percent in the number of associate degrees awarded by community colleges and is one of the largest grantors of associate degrees in Michigan. The college’s comprehensive educational programming includes pre-collegiate experiences, university transfer and career preparation programs, bachelor-degree completion and graduate degree programs, workforce training, professional education and certification, and continuing education and enrichment opportunities.

Contact: Sean M. Patrick, 586.445.7271, patricks28@macomb.edu