Summer PATA 2017

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Summer PATA information

Students Ages 7-18

Dates: July 17 – August 6, 2017
Location: Dallas, PA 18612
Camp Hours
Ages 7-11: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday (Individuals in the younger age group may be selected to remain until 6:00 PM based on experience, training, and role in the show)
Ages 12-17: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Monday – Friday
Performances: Saturday – August 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Sunday – August 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM and 6:30 PM


Tuition:
Sign up early to reserve your spot. Early Bird Rate is $525 if you register by June 20, 2017. Rate is $600 after June 20, 2017. Immediate family member discount of $25.00 available for siblings (first child is full price at either rate). Tuition includes vocal training, dance instruction, acting and drama coaching, as well as rhythm and music appreciation. All materials are included (music, scripts, theater materials, as well as a professional headshot by Stagedoor Photography, and a custom-designed t-shirt). Snacks will be provided daily. Lunch option will be available at an extra charge. A nonrefundable deposit of $75 is due at the time of registration. You may choose to pay in full at the time of registration or payments can be made in installments. The number of possible installments depends on the date of registration.

NEW for 2017: We are excited to announce an overnight option for the entire three weeks. Performers who choose this option will stay in the dorms at Dallas, PA 18612. Room, board, meals, additional training including access to private instruction, as well as activities such as climbing wall, zip line, hiking, and other social activities are available to performers who choose the overnight option. For more information about the overnight option, click here!

This summer you can look forward to a brand new original musical, “Just A Penny,” with script and lyrics by Orlando R. Barone, and music by the PATA songwriting team! Additionally, this year PATA introduces the PATA Leadership Program. This program will offer 5-7 assistantships to rising high school seniors and recent high school graduates. Those accepted into the PATA Leadership Program will receive half-tuition scholarships and access to performance training and a role in the show.
For more information, click here!

PATA will continue to tailor instruction to all experience levels (beginner to advanced). Performers can sign up to be part of a dance, voice, or acting strand. All performers will receive training in all three areas, but specific instruction will be tailored to a performer’s choice of performance strand. Intensive, advanced training in one of the six performance strands is available and will be determined based on audition during the first two days of camp.Following their success last year, PATA is excited to offer special courses this year during camp. These courses include muscle physiology and healing, stretching and conditioning, creative movement, light and sound design/tech, teambuilding & creative expression of emotion through art, acting in front of the camera, character voices, and writing monologues.

Scholarship: A limited number of scholarships will be available. Performers interested must complete an application and submit an essay and talent video sample. All applications are due by March 31, 2017. Applicants must register and pay the $75 nonrefundable deposit. Click here to apply!

Contact: For more information contact Cari Tellis.
Telephone: 570-674-6207
Email: admin@gopata.org
Address: Cari Tellis, PhD
Dallas, PA 18612

Click here to register.