Contact Angela Kilcrease 601.266.4988
Hattiesburg—A staging of an adaptation of
Alice in Wonderland on Friday and Saturday, July 28-29,
will conclude a two-week musical theater camp at the University
of Southern Mississippi. The production will be presented at the
Through the Looking Glass is a wacky production and most
appealing for families with children 3 years old and up. The camp,
designed for children ages 9-13, begins today with more than 30
participants who will receive vocal coaching, composition classes,
set and costume instruction, as well as movement, dance and acting
Camp/production directors are Robin Aronson, assistant professor
of theater, and Dr. Jennifer Shank, assistant professor of music
"This is a great opportunity for youth in the area to be
able to perform as part of the Southern Arena Theatre season at
Southern Miss,” Aronson said. Shank added that the children’s production
“is an opportunity for families to attend live theater together.”
Eight Southern Miss music and theater students will work as counselors
for the camp and aid in the final production. Charles Bridges serves
as music director; props, set and costume are under the direction
of Hyla Stellhorn.
Two 45-minute performances will be offered each day. Curtain times
are 10 a.m. and noon. Admission is $5 per person and can only be
purchased at the door. Seating is open.
For more information, contact Aronson at 601.266.6442 or e-mail
or Shank at 601.266.6944 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit the Web at www.usm.edu/arts
or contact Angela Kilcrease at 601.266.4988.