Closed Door Entertainment Presents Theatre Camp At Memorial Auditorium

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The first Closed Door Entertainment Theatre Camp will take place on location at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium for two weeks, June 16-27.  Registration is now underway. 

The camp is open to ages 7 (able to read) through 14 and will be held from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  The cost to attend is $200 per student.  Applications are available online at www.cdoorent.com.

Students for the camp need no prior acting experience, just a willingness to learn and have fun. 

The camp will feature a public performance of "Willy Wonka Jr." at Robert Kirk Walker Community Theatre (located at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium) on June 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Auditorium box office, by phone at 642-TIXS and online at www.chattanoogaonstage.com.

Students of the Willy Wonka Jr. Summer Camp will get to partake in acting, singing, dancing, and specialty master classes by professionals while also learning the show Willy Wonka Jr.  They will perform the show live for the public. 

For more information contact camp director Grace Kling at closeddoorentertainment@gmail.com or visit www.chattanoogaonstage.com.


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