Wheaton Chamber Of Commerce: Theatre Camps Glow At St. Francis Significant University

July 23, 2021

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Theatre Camps Shine at St. Francis Superior University
WHEATON, IL, July 21 ­– St. Francis Significant University Theatre camps present “All Shook Up.”
Loosely centered on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Evening, “All Shook Up” is identified as a hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy showcasing this kind of classics as “Teddy Bear,” “You should not Be Cruel,” “Hound Dog,” and “Jailhouse Rock.”
Directed by St. Francis Large College alumna, Jackie Martin ’11, the summertime musical creation was component of a extended list of summer months camp choices at St. Francis Superior School. For the earlier fourteen summers, St. Francis Superior School’s Summer season Musical Camp has helped pupils progress their theatrical techniques via performing, singing, and dancing. This year, the forged and crew comprised of nearly 80 learners getting into grades 7-12 from a wide variety of area universities.
“We selected All Shook Up for this summer musical mainly because it is a light-hearted comedy.” said Jackie Martin, Summertime Musical Camp Director. “We also ended up thrilled to introduce another time interval to pupils (1950’s) and knew that they would delight in the costumes and mannerisms of the time. Packed with music by Elvis Presley, this musical encourages audiences to acquire challenges, challenge the standing quo, and slide in enjoy. This story also highlights the significance of getting supportive interactions that help us access our dreams.”
The musical was a familiar one particular for the St. Francis group as it was carried out ten decades previously as the 2011 Spring Musical. In celebration of the 10 12 months anniversary of the school’s output, a lot of of the original cast associates from the 2011 clearly show-which bundled Director, Jackie Martin and Assistant Director/Producer, Sami Ramos-came again to their alma mater to go to the performance and give their aid.
“My favorite element about directing this summer was shelling out time with the pupils and savoring the return of reside summer theatre at St. Francis.” provides Jackie. “I am so thankful for the option to function with all of these gifted learners!”
The wealth of university student talent stretched outside of efficiency as numerous played an integral part in show’s generation. Beneath the direction of Summer season Musical Phase Crew Director, Brandon Lewis, learners learned and assisted in theatrical stage crew fundamentals established structure, constructing, portray, and decoration, lights, audio layout, prop layout, and costuming. Additionally, college students received palms-on expertise as part of the summer musical operating crew which coordinates backstage work for the duration of tech rehearsals and each individual general performance.
The St. Francis Large Faculty summer season musical production of “All Shook Up” was held July 16-18, 2021.
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ABOUT ST. FRANCIS:  St. Francis Higher College is a Catholic, college preparatory finding out community that promotes non secular, academic, bodily, and social advancement in the every day presence of Jesus Christ.

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