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Building Bridges & Academy Youth Theatre : StoryMAKERS Camp

Time: July 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Number of Classes/Day: Monday - Friday
End Date: August 2
Register By: July 20
Ages: Ages 12-17
Venue: Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre
Cost: $75
Instructor: Dee Brown & Fred Motley

Have you dreamed of performing in front of a live audience? Now is your chance! If you are between the ages of 12 and 17, register now for Story Maker’s Camp, brought to you by Building Bridges to Productions Inc. and Academy Center for the Arts.

Young writers and actors will create, perform, and produce their own theatrical pieces from start to finish to be presented to an audience at the Academy Warehouse Theatre on August 2. The Students will use collaboration, imagination and performance development skills learned in the camp for the final production.

Space is limited to 20 students. 

We’re thrilled to announce that East Coast Wings has generously offered to sponsor lunch for two days of our camp! This sponsorship covers lunch for both camp staff and participants on Friday, July 26th, and Friday, August 2nd.

To make the most of this fantastic opportunity, we’re planning to host a delicious lunch on one day at 11:30 AM and on the other day immediately after the performance. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to East Coast Wings for their support in enhancing the camp experience. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity! Register now to secure your spot and enjoy the added perk of sponsored lunches.

Camp Dates: Monday July 22 – Friday August 2 from 9:00-12:00

Shows :  Friday, August 2 – Time TBD

Instrutor: Fred Motley & Dee Brown

Fred Motley is a Storyteller/Theatre Director based in Danville, Virginia. He is the founder of the Danville Storytelling Festival. Among his Youth Theatre credits are: “Once On This Island, Jr.”; “Into The Woods, Jr.”; “Sister Art Jr.” He is a former drama teacher with The Piedmont Regional Summer Governor’s School in Chatham, Virginia.


Dee has written plays and monologues for several 
productions. His first full production, Climbing the Mountain-Top when there was Nowhere Left to Walk, was picked up by the Black Theatre Ensemble of Virginia. Demonstrating leadership for years, his most important leadership role comes from being both a husband and father. Dee’s mission in life is to advance the perspective of humanity, offering a higher purpose of life through sound decisions… and to inspire the courage to act on personal goals. 

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