Thoroughly Modern Millie South Pasadena Summer Theater Camp Session 1

Thoroughly Modern Millie (Session 1) – SOLD OUT

$1,150.00

Session 1 of our 2017 Summer Theater Camp program for students aged 6 to 14 will be a production of Thoroughly Modern Millie, based on the Tony and Oscar winning film. The camp will culminate in a public performance, complete with fully realized sets, costumes, lights and the roar of a supportive crowd. Casting will be fair and as much as possible “ensemble”.

Price includes: Full attendance to rehearsal, costumes and props — plus a DVD of the show, an Upstage t-shirt and final cast dinner.
Dates & Times: Monday, June 20th – Saturday, July 8th. Mondays – Fridays,  9:00am – 3:30pm. Final Saturday times tbc.
Please see the Description section below for more information.

You can enroll your child by completing and submitting the form below.

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Product Description

Session one of our South Pasadena theater summer camp program will be a production of the entertaining 1920’s set musical Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Filled with fun flappers, dashing leading men and a villainess audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie JR. is a clever adaptation of the Tony award-winning musical and Oscar-winning film about a small town girl’s search for a new life in 1920s New York. Thoroughly Modern Millie JR., is the high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston!

Students will be working with a Director, Choreographer and Musical Director to develop the full range of their performance skills. There will also be a Production Manager present at all times. Casting will be fair and as much as possible “ensemble” — every child, irrespective of experience, will feel they’re making an important contribution to the success of the show. The final production will be fully realized with sets, costumes, lights and the roar of a supportive crowd.

Price includes: Full attendance to rehearsal, costumes and props. Plus, for the first time, the price includes a DVD of the show, an Upstage t-shirt and a cast dinner on the final Friday. A sibling discount is available for those enrolling more than one child on a program — see the PAYMENT OPTIONS tab above for more information.

Age range: For students aged 6 to 14 years

Dates: Monday, June 19th – Saturday, July 8th

Times: Mondays – Fridays:  9:00am – 3:30pm

For more information click the Further Information tab above.

Additional Information

Dates

Monday, June 19th – Saturday, July 8th. No Class Tuesday July 4th.

Class Times

Mondays – Fridays: 9:00am – 3:30pm. Performance Saturday times tbc.

Age Range

6 – 14 years

Rehearsal location

The Woman’s Club of South Pasadena, 1424 Fremont Avenue, So. Pasadena, CA 91030

No Classes

No class July 4th.

Performance dates

Friday, July 7th at 7:30pm & Saturday, July 8th at 6:30pm.

Performance Location

Main Auditorium, South Pasadena High School,1401 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030

Pre/After Care

7:45am – 8:45am and 3:30pm – 5:30pm at $8/hour.

Payment Terms

All fees need to be paid in full by May 12th to guarantee a place. Full refund (less $100 handling fee) if cancelled before May 12th. No refunds after May 12th, however fees can be applied toward another camp subject to availability. For alternative payment arrangements please contact Adrian Cohen.

Click the Payment Options tab above for more information.

Sibling Discount

A discount is available to those enrolling more than one child on a camp. The discount is equal to 15% off the full price for each additional child. If you would like a Sibling Discount please make a request via the Product Enquiry tab above, or through the contact page.

Production Team

Myra Maracine : Production Director

Myra Maracine

Production Director

Myra originally hails from Canada, having grown up in Toronto and Vancouver. She came to California to pursue an acting career and ended up staying and making it her home. Myra has a strong background in educational theatre with about 10 years of experience. She first started as a performer touring shows throughout Southern California for Kaiser Permanente's Educational Theatre. She later became a Booking Coordinator and then transitioned into the role of Educational Theatre Outreach Coordinator where she acts as the community liaison between Kaiser and the various Southern California schools and districts they serve. She is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and has also trained with SITI in L.A. and South Coast Rep. Stage credits include "Songs for a New World", "Imelda", "Woman from the Other Side of the World", "Much Ado About Nothing", "Day in Hollywood, Night in the Ukraine", "Romeo & Juliet" and "A Jivebomber's Christmas". Film credits include the award winning "Unrest", "Delikadesa", "Bubblehead" and "Much Adobo About Nothing". She is excited to be working with Upstage Theatre and the students that participate in their wonderful programs.

Patrick Hallahan : Director

Patrick Hallahan

Director

Patrick Hallahan has been a teacher and director since age sixteen. Working for the non-profit group Children's Theatre Network of California, Patrick worked on dozens of classic musicals (everything from "Music Man" and "My Fair Lady" to "West Side Story" and "Into the Woods") to put himself through college. After graduating from UCLA's School of Theatre, Film, and Television with a BA in theatre, Patrick was accepted to The Juilliard Drama Division, where he graduated in '00.

Patrick worked as an actor in New York for six years before moving to southern california to continue to teach, direct, and act closer to his family and friends. Since returning to California, he has worked for the Metropolitan Arts (MET2) group, Arts Northridge, AMDA in Hollywood, and the Southern California Musical Theatre, directing productions, running workshops and classes, and staging showcases for graduating conservatory students. He ultimately hopes to return to school within the next few years to get an MFA in Directing for the stage.

Patrick’s productions for Upstage include the summer camp shows "Oh Mamma Mia", "High School Musical 2" and "Into the Woods Jnr"; and the after-school productions of "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown" and "Singin’ in the Rain". Recently he completed a successful summer directing "Cats" and "Once On This Island Jnr".

Mike McClure : Director & Choreographer

Mike McClure

Director & Choreographer

Mike McClure was a musical theater major at the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music (CCM) and has performed, directed, choreographed and taught in New York, Los Angeles and many places in between.

Favorite roles as a performer are Don Lockwood in Singin’ in the Rain, BJ Gibson in The 1940’s Radio Hour & Orin, the Dentist, in Little Shop of Horrors. Favorite shows as a director/choreographer are Hairspray, West Side Story, Music Man and Romeo & Juliet, the Rock Musical.

He choreographed the national tours of Gypsy & The Sound of Music as well as regional productions of Cats and Hair.

He has taught jazz, musical theater dance, acting and filmmaking in various locations over the past 20 years and has gotten to share the stage with musical theater legends like Gene Kelly, Tommy Tune, Joel Grey, George Hearn and Sandy Duncan.

Debra Lee : Musical Director

Debra Lee

Musical Director

Debra Kay Lee has been singing in choirs since she was nine years old. She went on to study music at CSUN and toured Europe with John Alexander and the University Singers. Debra has had the pleasure of teaching music and theatre to children since 2006 under the expert tutelage of Adrian Neil. She has worked on productions such as "Annie", "High School Musical 1 & 2", "Guys and Dolls", "Little Shop of Horrors", and "Into The Woods Jr".

Debra has appeared on Good Morning America singing with The Caroling Company. As a comedian she opened for Jerry Seinfeld at the Hollywood Improv and for Suzanne Edwards at the Country Music Radio Festival in Nashville. Some of her favorite roles have been Svetlana in "Chess", Yucca in "My Cup Ranneth Over" and Bobbi Lynn in "The All Star Radio Broadcast of 1939". Her T.V. and film credits include "Capitol", "Days of Our Lives", the indie film "Lost" and the web series "Nora Breaks Free". Her theatre roles include Mrs. Fezziwiz in "Marley’s Xmas", Diedre in "Richard’s Cork Leg" and Enid in "A Chorus of Disapproval".

Debra loves teaching at Upstage Schools and seeing the amazing growth and joy that the kids experience from their participation in the program.

Full refund (less $100 handling fee) if cancelled before May 12th. No refunds after May 12th, however fees can be applied toward another camp subject to availability.
For alternative payment arrangements please contact Adrian Cohen.

A sibling discount is available to those enrolling more than one child on a camp. The discount is equal to 15% off the full price for each additional child. If you would like a Sibling Discount please request a code via the Product Enquiry tab above, or through the contact page.

For full terms and conditions, please read our Terms & Conditions page.

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