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Bay Area Summer Camp Guide for Kids and Teens

This summer camp guide will help you find camps that fit your kids interests and provide some tips on how to make it easier to plan your summer with the greatest ease.  Bay Area kids benefit from a large variety of summer camps — sports, art, coding, outdoor and specialty camps! Many parents describe the […]

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Acting Drama/Theater Performing Arts

Why Kids Love and Hate Theatre Camps

What makes theatre camps, acting camps, and performing arts camps applauded in some cities — and scoffed in others? Our author explores what happened in two nearby towns, and what theatre programs can learn from the kids’ reactions. By Katherine Teel For as long as anyone can remember, Mt. Vernon Community Theatre (MVCT) in Mount […]

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Performing Arts

Looking for the Right Acting Classes for Your Child? Read This Before You Act!

Some activities in life are easier if you have a script. That’s why veteran “drama mama” Katherine Teel is sharing her list of 20 questions to ask directors of acting, theatre, and performing arts camps, classes, and programs. By Katherine Teel Once you’ve got the answers to these questions, review them with your kids, and […]

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Drama/Theater Performing Arts

Looking for an “Act-ive” Activity for the Whole Family? The Stage Is Calling!

“Ya got trouble, with a capital T” when your family time feels scattered and you’re not connecting with your kids. Here’s how The Music Man helped this single mother strengthen family bonds — while doing something special for herself. By Katherine Teel For the past four years, two things have happened every summer. The Hazelton […]