Musical Troupe Summer Music and Dance Camps 2019

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Three days each week, I work at LJES with TK-5th grade students in our Music Enrichment Program during the school day. But, I also offer some really fun classes after school and in the summer to inspire the creative spark in our students!

During the regular school year, I offer Wednesday Afternoon Musical Theatre Classes, where students put on a show that we rehearse for 12 weeks with two performances. In my Summer Camps, we work more on popular music, mic work, we study the classic American Broadway Musical and expand our Dance experiences.

The summer program is a fun filled, fast-paced program designed to let students work on projects we don't or can't do in school enrichment classes or in the Wednesday Afternoon Musical Troupe Shows. We had so much fun in camps last year, I just can't wait to get it started again! After all, if Music and Theatre aren't the most fun things ever, what is the world coming to?

If you'd like more details, below is more info about me and the programs I provide through Skooltopia.
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ABOUT MS. JULIE:
Ms. Julie began her on-stage career as a singer and actress at age 10, and had performed in many, many different Musical Theatre productions from San Francisco to San Diego, since 1965. In addition to her many years as a performer, Ms. Julie has taught at over 25 schools and 6 school districts in San Diego County. She works independently as a children's theatre Casting Director, as a private Vocal Coach, as a Theatrical Director for children's theatre, as a Vocal Director, and as a Master Teaching Artist - training other teaching artists and enrichment teachers to teach Music. She is currently the Music Director for San Diego's Kroc Kids. 2019 will be Julie's 11th year here at LJES!

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON MUSICAL TROUPE SHOWS:
In this program, students produce a musical play. This past year we produce two, THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES, and SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DORKS, A FRACTURED TALE OF FICTIONAL FRIENDS, with a culminating performances for guests. Our performances featured solos, duets, group songs, movement, acting, and included stagecraft. Young performers worked on poise and confidence on-stage, diction, comic timing, acting techniques, singing with better pitch and rhythm, how to project their voices, and working with costumes. Costume pieces are provided by Ms. Julie. In the stagecraft portion of this project, Ms. Devine guided our own students to design and create all the scenery for our show!

SUMMER CAMPS:
Join Ms. Julie Greathouse and Friends for a fun filled, all-day one-week MUSIC and DANCE camp, featuring the student’s choice of POPULAR MUSIC in solos, duets, group songs and dances. Semi-private vocal coaching and dance instruction will be included! Make your own music video routine with your friends! Work on next year's Talent Show Routine! This camp give students a chance to work on projects we can't do in music class or in the after-school program.

SINGING!! Students will work on live microphones to gain experience with amplification. We will also work on un-amplified projection, tone quality, pitch and style in singing. Students will be guided in their choices of contemporary musical pieces for performance.

MUSICALS!! We will also study a great work of American Musical Theatre and perform one or two group numbers from that show, incorporating all the kids. We will study a different show each week of camp.

DANCE!! Every day we will work with our choreographer to explore a different dance genre and work to incorporate dance into our performances.

PERFORMANCE!! We will rehearse our acts all week, and perform for family and friends at the end of the week on Friday in a "Cafe Setting" at the end of our class that day.

Sign up for as many weeks as you choose. A yummy and healthy snack will be provided each day, and is already INCLUDED in the camp fee.

SPECIAL ---- $20.00 sibling in same class DISCOUNT!

“Can we pick any songs we want?” MOSTLY!!! “Can I play my instrument?” YES!!! “Can I sign up with my cousins?” SURE!!!

Please contact Julie Greathouse at jgreathousesuazo@sandi.net if you would like more information about these programs.

2% of the class fees will be donated to the Friends of La Jolla Elementary School for student programs.

Location

La Jolla Elementary

Time

9:00a.m.-2:30p.m. 5 days, Mon- Fri plus performance at 2pm Friday

Donation Location

La Jolla Elementary School

Ages

7
8
9
10
11
12
13

Week

July 15-19, 2019
July 22-26, 2019
July 29 - Aug 2, 2019
Aug 5-9, 2019
Aug 12-16, 2019

Cancellation Policy

100% Refund 30+ days before the beginning of camp. 50% Refund 29-15 days before the beginning of camp. Questions or Concerns? Call Julie at (619) 218-0847

Cafe's School Affiliations

* ASE Provider at La Jolla Elementary School
* ASE Provider at Muirlands Middle School

Delivery Information

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN THE MUSIC ROOM, B-8 Fresh snacks will be prepared daily for students with fruits, vegetables, hummus, meats, cheeses, grains and gluten-free snacks, and water and juices, with special consideration to any student allergies. Class size will be limited to a minimum of 8, and a maximum of 20 students, to ensure that each student can receive individual attention while having the opportunity to explore the group dynamic.

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