FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 
 

 

RISE to offer ZOMBIE CAMP this summer!

JULY 29-AUGUST 2, 2024
Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
AGES 8-12
$250 for the first camper; additional siblings $150 each

Camp Director: Jennifer Lade​
Location: Woonsocket Boys and Girls Club, 600 Social St., Woonsocket RI 02895

A theater camp unlike any other!

​Get ready for a week of drama, games, and . . . a zombie apocalypse! Campers will hone their theater skills by producing and performing a show from start to finish: the hilarious (and potentially educational!) play “Ten Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse.” Whether new or returning performers, campers will refine their acting, movement, and dancing skills, while also learning about stage directions, character choices, costuming, make-up, set and prop construction, advertising, and more. The week will end with a performance of the play on Friday afternoon.

Campers will be responsible for bringing their own lunch. Snacks and water will be provided. Camp Zombie is a nut-free zone!

Registration is open NOW at www.ristage.org.

Please contact Jen with questions at 508-314-3852!

 

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