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Registration Now Open for Coker College Summer Theatre Camps

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Hartsville, S.C. – April 25, 2016 – Registration is now open for Coker College’s annual summer theatre camps for kids of all ages. The theatre program will host two day camps this year: “Disney’s Sleeping Beauty KIDS” and “Disney’s Mulan Jr.”

The “Disney’s Sleeping Beauty KIDS” camp, for students ages 6 to 12, will be held Monday through Friday, June 13-24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Based on one of the most treasured Disney animated films of all time, and featuring some of the world’s most memorable songs, “Disney’s Sleeping Beauty KIDS” is pure, delightful fun. Campers will present a staged production on Thursday, June 23 and Friday, June 24.

The “Disney’s Mulan Jr.” camp, for students ages 13 and up, will be held Monday through Friday, July 11-22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Based on Disney’s Oscar-nominated film, “Disney’s Mulan Jr.” is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. Campers will present a staged production on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22.

Coker’s summer theatre camps provide instruction in a broad spectrum of theatre subjects through participation in games, music, dance and rehearsals. No prior theatre experience or auditions are required. Tuition is $200 for each camp, and campers who wish to perform in the production must attend both weeks of camp. Registration and online tuition payment is available at www.coker.edu/2016-theatre-camp. Tuition can also be paid by check made payable to Coker College Theatre Summer Camp.

Space is limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information on Coker’s summer theatre camps, contact Associate Professor of Theater Phyllis Fields at (843) 383-8383 or pfields@coker.edu. 

To learn more about Coker College’s other summer camps, including athletic camps, visit www.coker.edu/about/summer-camps.


About “Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Kids”

Music and lyrics by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, George Bruns, Tom Adair, Wintston Hibler, Ted Sears, Sammy Fain Jack Lawrence. Book adapted and additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler. Music adapted and arranged and additional music and lyrics by Bryan Louiselle. Book adapted and additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler. Based on the 1959 Disney film "Sleeping Beauty" and the story "Sleeping Beauty in the Wood" by Charles Perrault.

About “Disney’s Mulan Jr.”

Music and lyrics by David Zippel, Jeanine Tesori, Stephen Schwartz, Matthew Wilder and Alexa Junge. Music adapted and arranged, and additional music and lyrics by Bryan Louiselle. Book adapted and additional lyrics by Patricia Cotter. Based on the 1998 Disney film “Mulan” and the story "Fa Mulan" by Robert D. San Souci.

 
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Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as one of the Southeast's "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges.