Traveling Players Ensemble - Great Theatre in the Great Outdoors

A Typical Day at Camp

8:00-8:45 – Get on a Purple Bus

Play improvisation games on the way to camp.

9:00-9:10 – Arrive at Madeira

It’s an awesome campus.

9:10-9:40 – Morning Revels

Fun and games with the whole camp!

9:40-10:00 – Warm-ups

Physical and vocal training to get you ready for rehearsals.

10:00-12:15 – Morning Rehearsals

Developing character and relationship, choreographing fight scenes, practicing acting techniques, exploring blocking, and running scenes and lines.

12:15-1:15 – Lunch

Campers bring their own lunches.

1:15-2:15 – Class

Changes every day, taught by our talented faculty. A typical week:

Mon: Movement (Stage Combat or Laban)
Tues: Voice (Breathing, Resonance, Articulation, Projection)
Wed: Improvisation (Imagination, Group Mind, Impulses)
Thurs: Film (Compare/Contrast Film & Theatre Acting Techniques)
Fri: Swimming (Critical to actors’ training!)

2:15-3:45 – Afternoon Rehearsal

More rehearsal time.

4:00 – Get on a Purple Bus

Run lines with your friends or play more games.

4:15-5:00 – Get off a Purple Bus

Dont’ worry – we’ll be back tomorrow!

 


THURSDAYS
On Thursday nights, we camp out, pitch tents, and roast marshmallows! General awesomeness ensues!