Summer 2018 Theater Camp at Mandeville Trailhead

STAA Theater Camp at Mandeville Trailhead    
Monday July 9  – Friday July 13  |  9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.   
Ages 6-12   
Fee $185  | $175 STAA Members   
Theater Camp Location: Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville   

This year’s performance will be Br’er Rabbit and Anansi the Spider.

At this Summer Theater Camp, children are nurtured and guided continuing the tradition of Director Frank Levy and his legendary program. Children will work with counselors who have crafted their skills under his tutelage for an immersive experience that fosters creativity, team building and innovation while enhancing appreciation of the arts. 

The camp will culminate in a live performance for parents, family and friends. Two complimentary tickets to the performance are provided per child. Additional tickets available at a cost of $5.  

  • No costume fees
  • Everybody dances 
  • Everybody has lines
  • Big cast party after the performance

The experience will include:

  • Fundamentals of stage direction and movement
  • Line delivery
  • Improvisation
  • Pantomime
  • Body Language
  • Auditioning
  • Working with props
  • Preparation for the show
  • Vocal projection and articulation
  • Dance technique
  • Progressions; including jazz walks, turning & leaping
  • Proper breathing, focus and relaxation
  • Characterization through body language
  • Explore various styles of dance
  • Modern dance and choreography
  • Develop dance improvisation skills
  • Develop stage presence and showmanship


Drop off & pick up will be at Mandeville Trailhead Museum located at 675 Lafitte Street. (The museum is located at the Mandeville Trailhead in the building that is on the opposite side from the fountains.) Parents should park and accompany their children when dropping off and picking up. Children should not be dropped off unaccompanied. 

Children should bring a morning snack, bagged lunch and beverages.  NO gum is allowed at any time. The trailhead facility has carpet!

STAA's 2018 Summer Theater Camp at the Mandeville Trailhead

Refund/Cancellation Policy, Liability Waiver, Media Release

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The St. Tammany Art Association (STAA) admits students of all race, color, and ethnic origin. Students are responsible for full tuition paid prior to start date of each program. Students will be notified within 12 hours if a class is cancelled; however students may not be contacted again once registration is made. REFUNDS: A full refund will be issued if STAA must cancel your class, or if the student cancels by phone or e-mail no less than one week before the first day of class. CONDUCT: If a student is disruptive or disrespectful to the instructor, other students, or the facility, he/ she may be excused from the program and will not be issued a refund on tuition. LIABILITY WAIVER: Further, Student/Guardian agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the STAA, the City of Covington and/or the City of Mandeville and its officers, directors and employees, from any and all actions, losses, damages, claims, or liability that may occur as a result of the holding of the scheduled event and incurs and assumes all responsibility for all actions, losses, damages, claims, during any necessary set up, take down and during the scheduled event. MEDIA RELEASE: By registering, you give consent for the student enrolled to be photographed and/ or videotaped for the use by STAA in the production of any and all media for marketing purposes.

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Monday July 9, 2018
9:30 am
Ends On:
Friday July 13, 2018
2:30 pm
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Our children’s art educational programs are supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, as administered by the St. Tammany Parish Commission on Cultural Affairs. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works. Children’s art education programming is supported in part by a Community Partnership Grant from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation. 

Thanks to our Season of the Arts sponsors for their generous support. 

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