Summer Camp: On the Spot!
Two separate sections for ages 8-12 and ages 13-18
|The week of 7/14/2014 – 7/18/2014|
from 9am to 3pm
Where: Sea Tea Improv Studio
Once upon a time, there was a group of teens, who spent some time during their summer vacation learning fun improv games, meeting new friends, and getting involved in something cool. That’s right, Sea Tea Improv is offering a week-long improv camp for teenagers. This camp offers something for everyone – all experience levels welcome and encouraged to join. Campers will work on storytelling and scene work through a series of improvisational games and exercises.
The camp will be run by members of Sea Tea Improv, who have been trained by some of the best schools in the region including Improv Boston and the Upright Citizens Brigade (NYC). The session will run from July 14-18 and will culminate with a class show at the end of the week for friends and family. The camp will be run from Sea Tea Improv Studio at 75 Pratt Street, Rm 500, Hartford, CT 06103. We are located just a block away from Hartford Stage and down the street from the XL Center.
| About the Instructors:|
Summar Elguindy is a founding member of Sea Tea Improv and has performed throughout New England. She holds both a B.A. in Theatre and in Psychology from Eckerd College in Florida. Summar has trained with the Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC, People’s Improv Theatre in NYC, Hartford Stage in CT and Improv Boston in MA. She is currently completing her Masters in Theatre Education at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. As a Teaching Artist, Summar has taught at the Hartford Stage Company, Hartford Children’s Theatre, Oddfellows and the American Stage Company. As a performer she has been featured on Better Connecticut and Mass Appeal. Summar is a dedicated director, stage manager and costume designer and has worked on many shows including Beauty and the Beast, Breakdancing Shakespeare, Geppetto and Son, and The Witches.
Daniel Davidson is one of the newer members of Sea Tea Improv and brings with him a wealth of national improv experience. He first began studying improv with BATS Improv (Bay Area Theatersports) in San Francisco in 2008 with the modest goal of meeting people in a new city. He became hooked on improv and after completing their program, studied privately with BATS teacher Dave Dennison, focusing on scenic, theatrical improv. One of the highlights of Daniel’s tenure in San Francisco was restoring law and order by solving an improvised murder mystery. Daniel studied sitcom and sketch writing at both the Second City Hollywood and iO West theaters in Los Angeles and graduated from the Second City Conservatory in 2012. While he has been accused of being a serious and analytical improviser, Daniel believes the most important improv rules to adhere to are: listen to your partners, let your guard down, and have way more fun than you can in the real world.