Registration underway as Kids & Company presents 24th annual drama camp for ages 11-17


Registration underway as Kids & Company presents 24th annual event

News Journal



The 24th annual Kids & Company Drama Camp is for youths ages 11-17. Shown are the 2017 participants.

The 24th annual Kids & Company Drama Camp is for youths ages 11-17. Shown are the 2017 participants.


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WILMINGTON — The 24th annual Kids & Company Drama Camp will be held July 30 through Aug. 3 at the Boyd Cultural Arts Center at Wilmington College.

This week-long theatre-intensive camp welcomes kids and teens 11 to 17 years of age and meets from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The week’s activities will conclude with a special Friday afternoon performance in the Heiland Theater of the Boyd Cultural Arts Center for their family and friends.

This year’s camp will be lead by Lois A. Hock, Professor of Theatre at Wilmington College. Camp sessions will also be taught by Ken and Tara Lydy, Timothy Larrick and Cole Hough as well as others.

Guest artists and drama camp staff will teach special sessions during the week on acting, stage combat, dance, singing, theatre games, costumes and makeup.

Applications are available at For A Song and A Story in Wilmington or online at http://bit.ly/KidsandCompany. An application and participation fee is required and must be mailed and received by July 27. Please mail your application and participation fee to Kids & Company, Pyle Center Box 1211, 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH 45177.

Enrollment is limited to 40 participants so send in your application as soon as possible. Scholarships are still available. Call for details at 937-725-8449 or 937-481-2293.

Thanks to sponsors

The Kids & Company’s 2018 Season Sponsors are: The Galvin Family Foundation, Charles Fischer Trust Fund, Peoples Bank, Wilmington College, Mrs. Barbara Bayless, Wilmington News Journal, LCNB Bank, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Matthews, Phil and Vicki Snow, Chuck Watts with Edward Jones Investments, Mary Kathryn Hilberg, Ruth Stuckey, Waring Office Supplies, The Crave Candy & Nuts, Becky & Steven Haines, Wilmington AM Rotary, Wilmington Kiwanis Club, Wilmington Eagles Auxiliary, The Alliance for Compassion and Truth(ACT), Bill Marine Ford, Ms. Judy Gano, Bennett Realty, Elizabeth Haskins, Dick & Karen Williams, Shari Murphy, Jan Hiatt, Carolyn Williams, Terry Miller, Neil & Ruth Snarr, Kevin & Tonya Snarr, David & Mary Ann Raizk, Teresa & Ron Rembert, Lenna Mae & Larry Gara, Keith & Jeanette Gerritz, Carole Erdman, Marta Wilkinson, Shoppes at the Mill, Laura Struve, Charlotte & Clifford Fahrer, Beta Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi and Jim & Sue Reynolds.

The 24th annual Kids & Company Drama Camp is for youths ages 11-17. Shown are the 2017 participants.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/07/web1_Kids-and-Co-drama-camp.jpgThe 24th annual Kids & Company Drama Camp is for youths ages 11-17. Shown are the 2017 participants. Courtesy photo
Registration underway as Kids & Company presents 24th annual event

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