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Summer Creative Arts Programs
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    July 13 – 17, 2015 

    lLearn from Capital’s art, film and theater professors during this one-week immersive summer camp experience for students ages 14-17 interested in exploring the creative arts. For more information, please contact Dr. Sharon Croft at scroft2@capital.edu. 

     

    >> Film Production Camp   >> Magic and Variety Arts Camp  >> Digital Arts Camp 

     

    Film Production Camp 

    At this camp, you will learn industry-standard video cameras, editing software, audio recording tools and techniques and more. Working in small crews with an adult mentor, you will produce a short film with actors from Capital’s Acting for Film Camp. No previous video production experience is required.  

      

    As a Film Production Camp participant, you will:   

    • Learn screenwriting techniques.  
    • Learn the process of auditioning with actors. 
    • Develop skills for working with actors on set.  
    • Learn industry standard equipment. 
    • Film a short narrative film. 
    • Edit in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.  
    • Showcase your film for a live audience. 

     
    Equipment Needs
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    No equipment is required. At least a 250GB, USB 3.0 hard drive is suggested. If you’d like, feel free to bring your own camera and/or laptop if you want to continue work in the residence hall during down time.   

      

      

    Magic and Variety Arts Camp
     

    At this camp, you will have the opportunity to both learn magic and other aspects of the variety arts. The camp is designed for all levels--novices and beginners to those with more experience.

    As a Magic and Variety Arts Camp participant, you will be introduced to magic theory and history. You will also develop and hone your skills in the following areas:
     

    • Close-up magic with cards and other props 
    • Walk around magic performance 
    • Balloon twisting and sculpting 
    • Basic juggling 
    • Performance technique 


    Equipment Needs:
    No equipment is required. Basic props (cards and such) will be provided as part of your camp tuition. If you have magic routines you are developing, please bring them with you.


     
    Equipment Needs:
     

    No equipment is required. If you'd like, please feel free to bring audition material for coaching. 


     

      

    Digital Arts Camp 

    At this camp, you will explore the technical and expressive nature of digital photography and creative imaging with Adobe Photoshop CS6 software in a college Mac lab environment. You will create digital art using cameras, scanners, printers and other media technology. No previous digital photography or design experience is required. 


    As a Digital Arts Camp participant, you will: 

    • Study artistic and technical uses of a digital camera.  
    • Explore lighting, pose, setting and other photo considerations.  
    • Participate in studio critiques of group and individual images.  
    • Learn industry standard equipment.  
    • Create a small portfolio of your work.  
    • Edit and enhance images in Adobe Photoshop CS6.  
    • Showcase your images at a gallery exhibit on Capital’s campus. 

     
    Equipment Needs:
        

    No equipment is required. If you’d like, feel free to bring your own flashdrive, digital camera, and/or laptop if you want to continue work in the residence hall during down time.