CT-A presents summer theatre camp

Youngsters can spend the summer learning the ways of the force -- of the theatre – when Corinth Theatre-Arts holds its annual theatre camp for youngsters, Mondays-Fridays, June 16-27, at CT-A, 303 S. Fulton Drive.
This fun Shakespeare- and Star Wars-themed camp, based loosely on the book “Verily, A New Hope,” by Ian Doescher, will teach students methods in acting, speaking in verse, stage combat, prop building, playwriting, mask making and more, said Cris Skinner, CT-A artistic director.
Students will learn how to create a show from writing, to acting to behind-the-scenes work, she added.
Camp instructors will be Skinner, a theatre and film director, and Cheryl Sproles, of Tupelo, a winner of the Eudora Welty New Playwright Series and former CT-A technical director.
“Whether they decide to do theatre or not, these students often find life-long friends and become patrons of the arts. Some find the spark for professional careers, although that isn’t our goal,” Skinner said. “The camp helps students overcome shyness and learn to solve problems creatively and ultimately how to work as a group. All this while they are having fun and expressing themselves.”
Junior camp, for ages 6-11, is from 9 a.m. to noon both weeks. Cost is $100. Senior camp, for ages 12-18, is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $175. Campers will present their work on the evening of Friday, June 27.
Cost includes a T-shirt. Some scholarships are available. Deadline to register is Friday, June 13. For details, email CT-A at corinth.theatre.arts@gmail.com, call 662.287.2995 or drop by the theatre, 1-6 p.m.,
Tuesdays-Fridays.


Searching for New Donors

Corinth Theatre-Arts is proud to be part of northeast Mississippi's strong and vibrant performing-arts community. And we know that you are, too.

As the only community theatre in this section of northeast Mississippi, CT-A takes seriously our responsibility to enrich and enhance the quality of life here. Our varied and diverse performances entertain thousands of audience members each season, our educational outreaches bring the magic of theatre to thousands of youngsters and our series of talent showcases, workshops and classes open our theatre to everyone interested in the stage.
And we'd be honored to have you join us.

You can be a key element in achieving our mission - and let Corinth know you support the performing arts -- by becoming a CT-A donor. Our upcoming season includes seven productions including musicals, family shows, adult comedies and plays from local authors as well as a summer camp, school shows, workshops, our always popular monthly Cabarets and other events. Becoming a donor means you're strengthening our community and making northeast Mississippi a destination for talent and creativity. In addition, your donation nets you benefits such as season tickets, season t-shirts, your name in the CT-A playbill and an invitation to our end-of-season awards program. Plus, your donation qualifies for a tax-deductible donation under IRS code 501(c)3 to the full amount the law provides.

With several donor packages to choose from, you'll find the one that's perfect for you. Below are the levels of donor-ship to choose from, and attached is a donor form you can fill out and return to us by email at corinth.theatre.arts@gmail; postal mail at P.O. Box 127, Corinth MS 38835; or fax at 662.287.6272.

Questions? Call us at 662.287.2995 (business-office hours are 1-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays) or email us. Thank you so much for joining CT-A in support of local arts. We could not do what we do without you. Click here to download donor form.


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