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June 2019

$125

Yuki’s Journey

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm / Each Monday - Friday, until June 28.
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: June 19
Ages: 6-10

This camp is full! To be placed on the waiting list, please email Kelly at kposenauer@academycenter.org. __________________________________________________ Instructor: Nora Moore In this inspiring children’s production, young actors will experience introductory theatre skills by bringing author Joseph J. Krakora’s storybook, Yuki’s Journey, to life. Set during the earthquake and tsunami of 2011 in Japan, Yuki’s Journey is the story of a boy named Aki and his puppy, Yuki. After Yuki is given to Aki for his fifth birthday, in addition to a Japanese jacket and a big red box bull of animal masks, the two become separated when the tragic storm strikes. Determined to reunite with Aki, Yuki embarks on a journey to find the boy with the wise guidance of other animals along the way. Inspired by the spirit of the Japanese people, Yuki’s Journey is a heartfelt story sure to bring a message of hope, love, and perseverance to all audiences. Students will be assigned characters and given roles in this play to be performed on the last day of camp for family and friends.

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$135

PreTeen Painting

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday - Friday, until June 28.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: June 23
Ages: 9-13

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this camp, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting. The class will include lecture and demonstration. While this class is perfect for beginners who are seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting, the lessons and projects will be geared toward individual skill and interest levels and is suitable for intermediate art students. Students will learn the basics of color theory, proper application of paint, and fundamentals of composition and design. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level.

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$135

Japanese Pottery (Yuki’s Journey)

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday-Friday, until June 28.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: June 22
Ages: 6-10

Instructor: Anna Ellis In Conjunction with the Academy Center of the Arts production of “Yuki’s Journey”, our skilled instructor, Anna Ellis, will explore clay projects that are inspired by the play, “Yuki’s Journey” by Joseph Krakora.  Yuki, the dog, in search for his owner, meets several animals on his journey.

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July 2019

$110

Wild & Wooly Animals

July 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday-Friday, until July 5.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: June 29
Ages: 5-10
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Instructor Anna Ellis will help children make: Sheep cups, Llama covered dishes, Rabbit bowls, Camel mugs and Goat piggy banks.

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$180

Beginning & Intermediate Pottery

July 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until August 13.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: June 30
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Justin Rice For beginning and intermediate students with instructor Justin Rice. Introduction to and focusing on wheel throwing and incorporating some hand building and glazing techniques, with advanced technique instruction for returning students.  

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$180

Intermediate & Advanced Handbuilding

July 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until August 14.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 1
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Intermediate and more advanced students will learn hand building techniques with teacher Anna Ellis. Advanced students will continue to develop independent work supplemented with a demonstration each class. Demonstrations will cover use of underglazes, utilizing different techniques in a single piece, hand building larger, and complex forms. Students will be encouraged to develop a style with personal distinction motifs in order to complete a body of work by the end of the class. *** PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY FOR THIS CLASS (WEDNESDAYS!)  

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$95

Expressive Faces in Clay – Workshop

July 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm / Each Saturday, until July 6.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 3
Ages: 15+

The focus of this workshop is for students to create an expressive face in clay.  Each student will learn how to hand build and sculpt a face, using a variety of techniques, including surface treatments.  All levels welcome!  Bring a box lunch or something to share.

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$135

Tiny Animal Kingdom

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm / Each Monday - Friday, until July 12.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: July 5
Ages: 5-9

Instructor: Mariannette Oyola-Perez In this week-long art camp, instructor Mariannette, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, will teach children to use polymer clay and push their imaginations by designing and sculpting their own animal characters! This easy-to-use clay does not air dry and will harden only when baked. Students will begin by following tiny animal sculpting tutorials, followed by drawing designs for their animals and forming them out of polymer clay. Once the instructor has baked the students’ sculptures, the young artists may paint them and/or transform them into interactive keepsakes such as necklaces or keychains!

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$135

PreTeen Wheel Throwing I

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday-Friday, until July 12.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 5
Ages: 8-12
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Chatham Monk Throwing on a pottery wheel is both challenging and fun! We will make cups, bowls and vases. Students will be able to glaze their own pieces of pottery they make either on or off the wheel.

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$300

Disney’s The Lion King Jr.

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm / Each Monday - Friday, until July 20.
Historic Academy of Music Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: Before auditions
Ages: 12-14

Encore Jr. is a two week theater program for middle schoolers! At the end of 2 weeks, students present performances of a popular family musical. Everyone who participates in the camp will have a role but there will be auditions will be held for specific parts. This camp will be rehearsing and performing in our Historic Academy of Music Theatre. ______________________________________________________ Auditions are Tuesday, July 2 from 5:30-8:30pm. We will send audition information closer to auditions.  ______________________________________________________ ABOUT THE SHOW: Disney’s The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, the African savannah comes to life on the Academy’s stage! Join Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. ______________________________________________________ Payment plans are available. Contact Kelly Posenauer at kposenauer@academycenter.org or (434) 528-3256 ext 304 for more information or payment plan options. Each student registered will receive a total of 2 free comp tickets (subject to availability).

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