Fresh from its staging of the romantic Broadway comedy musical “They’re Playing Our Song” which starred Nikki Gil and Lorenz Martinez, one of the country’s leading theater companies, 9 Works Theatrical, holds Stage Camp, a series of summer theater workshops in partnership with The Rockwell Club, from April 8 to May 26, 2013.
9 Works Theatrical dedicates itself to sharing the experience of live theater to its campers through improv activities, acting exercises and rehearsals, with a culminating showcase at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium at the end of the six-week workshop period. This year, the company is doing it under the tagline, “Reach for your Dreams!”
Many of Stage Camp’s celebrated alumni have realized their own dreams of performing and have gone on to do professional shows within the local theater circuit. Sisters Rachel and Becca Coates who are graduates of Teen Camp have gone on to do Resorts World Manila’s “The Sound of Music”. Joseph Perez, a graduate of Kiddie & Pre-Teen Camp, appeared in Tanghalang Pilipino’s celebrated productions of “Noli Me Tangere” and “Walang Sugat”. Meanwhile, Sarah Facuri who is alumna of Adult Camp has gone on to appear in shows like Resorts World Manila’s “The Sound of Music” and “The King and I”.
“It was because of Stage Camp and my director Robbie Guevara that I gained back the confidence I had before,” says Sarah. “It was that push, plus the tools that were taught to us in Stage Camp that made me realize that dream.”
Running for a total of six weeks at The Loft @ Manansala Tower, Rockwell Center, Makati, camps will begin on April 8, with a culminating showcase on either May 25 or 26 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in RCBC.
Kiddie & Pre-Teen Camp (ages 5–11) will be held Monday to Friday, 1pm–3pm, and will be spearheaded by Onyl Torres and Peachy Atilano.
Teen Camp (ages 12–17) will be held Monday to Friday, 4–6pm, and will be taught by Gemini Quintos and Bym Buhain.
Adult Camp (18 and above) will be held Monday to Friday, 7–9pm, and will be mentored by 9 Works Theatrical’s Artistic Director and theater veteran Robbie Guevara, and Carlos Canlas.
Robbie says, “We continue to do workshops because it is the next best way to train future performers. We help people reach for their dreams because in Stage Camp, we give our students the opportunity to fulfill their dreams of being on stage.”
Stage Camp is presented by 9 Works Theatrical, 9PO, and The Rockwell Club.
For inquiries, call 5867105 or 0917-5545560, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.9workstheatrical.com or www.facebook.com/9workstheatrical.