Theatre Camp

AIP camp 2016 groupAnything is Possible/Rainier Arts Center Theatre Camp returns in August 2017!

For kids age 6-12

We are excited to hold our third year of Theatre Camp, in conjunction with Rainier Arts Center, in two sessions, August 14–18 and August 21-25. The camp will be held at Rainier Arts Center, 3515 S Alaska St. Seattle, WA 98118.

Registration now open! Sign up here.

What happens at Anything is Possible Theatre Camp?

  • ActingDive into a world of intrigue and adventure as we develop the basic skills needed to tell a story dramatically. Learn to use your body and your voice in creating a character. We will utilize theater games, improvisation, scenes from plays, poems, songs, and more!
  • Singing and DancingWhy would a carrot sing? How would you tap dance if you were a dragon chased by a princess? Learn tongue twisting rhymes and discover the joys of singing. After physical/vocal warm-ups, participants will learn both original and traditional songs.
  • Theatre games, prop construction, stage fighting, and more!

AIP camp 2016The week culminates in a dazzling performance for family and friends.

Our camps are directed by theatre professionals who have extensive experience working with youth.

Ellen Cooper (playwright) has been writing plays and musicals for 25 years. She has received grants and awards from the Washington and Seattle Arts Commission, the New Millennium Prize, Artist Trust, the IUPUI Bonderman Award, the Puffin Foundation, the Seattle Foundation, the 4-Culture Foundation, the Boeing Foundation, Charlotte Martin Foundation and the Drury College Prize for one-acts. Her one-act “Home Safe” was recently selected for the TheatreWest’s Festival in LA and her play “Robin Hood and His Band” was selected for Youth Theatre NW’s 25th anniversary season and most recently as an Anything is Possible Theatre Company production. Along with Joseph Seserko and Laura Ferri she is a founding member of the Anything is Possible Theatre Company producing original children’s theater in Seattle, WA. “Home Safe” is published by New Plays Inc.

Laura Ferri (director) has had the privilege of collaborating with Ellen Cooper and Joseph Seserko on numerous theatrical projects including The Araboolies Of Liberty Street, Something BIG Has Been Here, It’s A Whatchamadoozie and last year’s touring production of How Things Work. A Book-It Company member for over twenty years, Laura has adapted and directed numerous productions including The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, Mrs. Katz And Tush, Mirandy And Brother Wind, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Broken For You and most recently, Prairie Nocturne by Ivan Doig, winner of a 2012 Seattle Times Footlight Award. Each year, she adapts and directs selections from literature that has been censored or banned for the DANGER: BOOKS! She has been commissioned to adapt and direct performance pieces for the Seattle Arts Museum, Tacoma Arts Museum and the Women’s University Club. She also teaches at the Northwest School where she writes and directs.