July 8-July 13, Showcase July 14
- 9am-12pm-grades 3-5
- 1pm-4pm-grades 6-12*
*Optional all-day “intensive” from 9am-4pm
Have you ever wanted to be a professional actor? Or maybe just build more self-confidence in public speaking? Or maybe you’re just looking to have a LOT of fun this summer? Make sure that you come to Tibbits Opera House Summer Theatre Workshop. The camp, led by Tibbits Summer Theatre Company member and professional actor/educator Chad Tallon, is the perfect way to have an amazing time this summer doing what you love. With over 10 years of teaching experience as well as continued work as a professional actor, Chad is thrilled to bring his talents to Tibbits for this workshop. This week long experience will help young actors hone their skills as they work all week putting together performances for a Sunday performance on the Tibbits Stage. This workshop is for actors of any experience level and will help propel you to the next level! Campers will work together to build their basic theatre understanding and work individually on performances of their choice.
***Click on the “Buy Tickets” link to register***
Price of workshop includes a ticket to Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat on July 10 at 2pm and Wind in the Willows on July 20 at 10am.
Chad Tallon is a professional actor and teacher from Illinois. Currently the drama teacher at Thomas Metcalf School in Bloomington, IL, Chad has spent the last three years teaching grades 1-8 and directing multiple productions during the school year. Chad’s teaching experience began in 2011 while on a the National Tour of “Taming of the Shrew” and “Of Mice and Men” where he worked as workshop master for young audiences. Chad then moved on to teach collegiality before moving to Syracuse, NY to work as an actor, teaching fellow, and curriculum coordinator at the Redhouse Arts Center where he worked with the youth of the Syracuse City School District in the classroom every day integrating theatre into the common core curriculum. As an actor, Chad has worked all over the United States and has spent five summers in Coldwater at the Tibbits. Favorite shows include “The Producers”, “Chicago”, “Funny Money”, and “Greater Tuna”. Chad hopes to see all those grades 3-12 at the camp!
Located at Fulmer’s State Farm, 55 W Chicago St, Coldwater, MI (use side entrance)