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AU to host two weeks of theater day camps for young people

Alfred University will welcome children in grades three-nine for a two-week theater day camp. Week one will be Monday, June 27-Friday July 1 and week two will be Tuesday, July 5-Saturday, July 9 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Becky Prophet, AU professor of theater, serves as program director.

Students will be broken up into two different groups. The younger group, grades three-six, will focus on theater games, improvisation, and preparation for a short performance on the last day of their two-week program. The older group, grades seven-nine, will focus on acting, development of costumes and props, and preparation for a short production also presented on the last day.

The registration deadline Friday, June 10 and the camp costs $150 per week. For further information, please contact the Division of Performing Arts at 607.871.2562, or go to