•  ARTEMISIA GIRLS SUMMER CAMP  •

EMPOWERING GIRLS THROUGH THEATRE

JULY 9 – 14, 2018

1:00 – 3:30 PM

Research shows teenaged girls suffer from low self-esteem due to pressure to fit in, the need to please others and difficulty trusting their own “voice.”

Artemisia Summer Camp uses theatre to empower girls in a week of classes and workshops that lead to campers performing for their family and friends.

ARTEMISIA GIVES GIRLS AGES 12-18

  • THE OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN CONFIDENCE

  • A NUTURING ENVIRONMENT TO BOOST THEIR CREATIVITY

  • THE CHANCE TO SHARE THEIR EMPOWERING STORIES

WHEN:  JULY 9 – 14, 1:00 – 3:30 pm (each day)

WHERE:  OAKBROOK PARK DISTRICT CENTER 

COST:  $225 (before 3/01) $250 (after 3/01)


PURCHASE

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NOHA ElGANZOURI

SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR, TEACHING THEATRE ARTIST, ACTOR

Noha is a Chicago actor who holds her MS in secondary education in Theatre and Speech Communications from Indiana University, Bloomington.  She is a dedicated and passionate teaching artist whose distinguished work at Mishawaka High School included teaching theatre as well as directing and producing the school’s plays and musicals. Noha has also taught at Riverside Brookfield High School.  She completed a theatre education summer program through NYU in London, UK.

I’m passionate about Artemisia Theatre Summer Camp because of its dedication to empowering ALL girls while celebrating their artistic growth and individual creativity.

 


STEVE SCOTT

PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, TEACHING THEATRE ARTIST

Steve Scott is a noted theater educator, producer and director. He recently concluded a 37-year career with the Goodman Theatre, where he created and oversaw a variety of educational programs for young people, seniors, and special populations as well as serving as the Goodman’s Producer and artistic associate.  He has taught on the faculties of the Latin School of Chicago, Loyola University of Chicago, Columbia College, Steppenwolf Theatre and the Theatre Conservatory at the College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University: he has also been a guest lecturer at Northwestern University, the Theatre School at DePaul, Oklahoma City University, and the University of Southern California, among many others. His directing career includes over 200 productions at various Chicago theaters, including six productions of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman. His awards include the Award of Honor from the Illinois Theatre Association, a special merit award from the Illinois Association for Arts Education, and a special Jeff Award for his many contributions to Chicago Theater.

I’m so honored to be working with Artemisia on this amazing, empowering program for girls.

 


JULIE PROUDFOOT

ARTEMISIA FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Julie Proudfoot is a teaching theatre artist, an actor, director and producer. Julie has taught acting, directing, and writing for the stage and screen at numerous high schools, universities and theatres around the country and is honored to be part of the amazing Chicago Theatre community. Julie created the role of Lauren in Artemisia’s world premiere of VISITING, by Ed Proudfoot, directed by Carrie Lee Patterson, and is thrilled to be nominated for a Broadway World Award for Best Ensemble, along with four other powerhouse female actors. Julie has 20 plus years experience developing and producing new work and is very excited to be directing the Midwest premiere of SWEET TEXAS RECKONING, by Traci Godfrey, which opens at The Frontier Theatre in Edgewater in June 2018.

Artemisia Girls Summer Camp is a perfect extension of our mission – to empower girls through theatre – and welcomes all to experience theatre as a way to gain confidence, self-awareness and share the magic of their creativity.

 

Artemisia Girls Summer Camp will be held at Oak Brook Park District Family Recreation Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523.  All questions regarding participation MUST be directed to Artemisia, A Chicago Theatre.  Please email us at artemisiatheatre@gmail.com 

Please note that Summer Camp Classes will be held every day from 1:00 to 3:30 pm at Oak Brook Park District Family Recreation Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523.  The Saturday performance will be held at the same location, which features easy pick-up and drop-off and parking.

Oakbrook Park District Family Recreation Center

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

After you have registered your daughter for Artemisia Girls Summer Camp, you will receive an email confirmation with an attached form.  Please complete the form and return it to Artemisia at artemisiatheatre@gmail.com at your earliest convenience.  The information you provide is intended to ensure the safety of all participating campers and will be held strictly confidential.  Questions?  Please refer to the list below or feel free to contact Julie Proudfoot, Artemisia’s Artistic Director, at artemisiatheatre@gmail.com.

DOES MY DAUGHTER NEED EXPERIENCE IN THEATRE TO ENROLL?

Artemisia Girls Summer Camp welcomes all students, whether or not they have theatre experience or training.  We are committed to providing a respectful environment and positive creative growth for all students.  Artemisia’s core values are empowerment, inclusion and diversity and we are eager to work with girls from all backgrounds, ethnicities and cultural influences.

ARE THERE ANY MAKE-UP CLASSES?

Due to scheduling and venue rental restrictions, no make-up classes can be offered for students who miss a class or performance.

WHAT WILL MY DAUGHTER LEARN AT THIS CAMP?

Artemisia’s distinguished and experienced staff of teachers have created an exciting curriculum of improvisation, theatre games, body movement, storytelling, ensemble work and creative performance that will be lots of fun and extremely educational.

WHAT IS YOUR REFUND OR EXCHANGE POLICY?

There is a strict no refund policy for this event, due to the limited class size and venue restrictions.  Should an emergency arise, Artemisia will honor your registration for Girls Summer Camp 2019 subject to availability, minus a $50 administrative fee.  If you have further questions about our refund or exchange policy, please contact Julie Proudfoot, Artemisia’s Artistic Director, at artemisiatheatre@gmail.com.

WILL I GET TO SEE MY DAUGHTER PERFORM?

YES!  All students will be involved in the final performance of the camp, which will be held on Saturday, July 14, from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm at Oak Brook Park District Family Recreation Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523.  Due to facility restrictions, each student will be allowed only TWO INVITED GUESTS at the performance, which is free admission for friends and family of participating campers.

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artwords Artemisia gratefully acknowledges the Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development for their generous support.