Cabin FeverArt School
Cabin FeverArt SchoolSpring Children's Theater
Cabin Fever Schedule Released
Come explore the twisted fairy tale world of Shrek with Pinocchio, Peter Pan, the Big Bad Wolf, Princess Fiona, Donkey, and lots more! We will create characters, sing and dance songs from the Broadway version of the show, learn about stage presence, character voice, embodying characters, acting and reacting, all while making new friends, having courage, and sharing our special strengths! There is room in drama camp for the experienced young actor, as well as the first-timer - everyone will get a part & everyone will have a moment to shine. A performance for family & friends will be presented on Friday at 11:30am. Students should bring a water bottle, snack, and comfortable gym shoes that will stay on their feet each day (NO FLIP FLOPS, please) and wear comfortable play clothes. Taught by favorite Creative Campus veteran, Mary Jensen, Artistic Director of Treasure Valley Children’s Theater.
For Ages 7 to 14
Students won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the age-old arts of paper-making and print-making with not just one, but TWO talented professional artists - Deb Yensen and Amy Nack. On Day 1, students will learn how to make paper. Amy and Deb will teach printmaking using gel inks on Day 2, printing onto the hand-crafted papers. Then, on Day 3, students will be guided through the binding of their prints into a book, learning the art of simple book-binding.
For Ages 10 to 14
Hindu myth, with its blue and many-armed divinities, can seem overwhelming and confusing. Just beneath this exotic surface, though, lies an exciting world rich in heroic epic, iconic gods, and familiar themes - a world which also provides a window into Indian geography and culture. Myth camp time will be spent exploring classic stories and creating culturally-linked hands-on art projects related to our stories. Come meet Vishnu, Shiva, Kali, Durga, Ganesh, and many others! Instructor Tracey Kindall is MAHC’s director and also teaches mythology at the North Fork School and BSU’s Osher Institute. She holds an MS degree in Folklore from the University of Oregon.
For Ages 9 to 13
This class offers budding artists the perfect opportunity to stretch their artistic wings under the tutelage of professional artist Nettie Kaye Williams, owner of the Wee DaVinci Academy. With over 30 years’ worth of teaching experience, Nettie Kaye will guide wee artists through the creation of a beautiful acrylic still life painting on stretched canvas. Students will learn basic foundational skills as they work with acrylic paint. Instructor Nettie Kaye Williams has been creating and instructing art for 30 years. An experienced portrait artists, Nettie Kaye’s work includes several commissioned portraits, including those of Nobel Laureate scientists. She has a special gift for instructing children.
For Ages 6 to 9
This unique class offers tween girls the opportunity to explore significant social issues through the lens of theatre. Students will be guided by experienced educator and MAHC’s Children’s Theater director, Dawn Kolden, as they do a dramatic read-through of the play, Step Up to the Plate, written by Jaclyn Kalin and Dale Stein. This outstanding play empowers girls of all ages to pursue their dreams and see the obstacles in their way as challenges, not impossibilities. Through discussion, girls will connect, gain appreciation for the power of theater, and explore unique and common social stressors. Instructor Dawn Kolden holds a masters degree in teaching and is currently the librarian at Donnelly Elementary School. Dawn taught healthy boundaries and healthy relationships through the dramatic arts across southeast Alaska for ten years before moving to McCall.
For Girls Only, Ages 9 to 13
In this class for young painters, professional artist Nettie Kaye Williams will introduce the principles of shape, tone, and color to guide students through the creation of a beautiful acrylic painting on stretched canvas. Students will also learn how to infuse their work with a three-dimensional quality. Instructor Nettie Kaye Williams has been creating and instructing art for 30 years. An experienced portrait artists, Nettie Kaye’s work includes several commissioned portraits, including those of Nobel Laureate scientists. Nettie Kaye operates the Wee DaVinci Academy in McCall and really enjoys working with children.
For Ages 10 to 13