March 31, 2010 (St. Joseph, MI) – Kids On Stage announces a new addition to their Summer Theatre Boot Camp line up, KOS Glee Club Camp.  KOS Glee Club will become a performance group that can respond to occasional requests for entertainment from corporate and public event coordinators.  Glee Club is exclusive in that only those who audition and are chosen can perform in the group.  The group size will be limited to a maximum of 14 members consisting of 7th-12th graders, fall 2010.  Auditions will be held at The Chapel, 4250 Washington Ave., St. Joseph, on Saturday, April 24 and Saturday, May 15 at 1:00pm each day.  Performers need attend only one audition.  Those auditioning will need to perform a pop or show tune style musical number using their own karaoke background cd.  Once selections have been made, members of KOS Glee Club will then attend a mandatory one week rehearsal camp July 19-23.  This week will be used to teach and rehearse musical numbers & choreography to be performed by the group.  The program will consist of some of the actual musical numbers performed on the popular television program “Glee!” along with other similar rock/pop material.  KOS Glee Club will hold their premier performance on Friday, July 23 at 6:30pm.  There is a registration fee of $250 to cover camp expenses.  

Kids On Stage Glee Club Camp is a part of their 2010 Summer Theatre Boot Camp.  Summer Theatre Boot Camp is designed to give kids individual attention so they can expand their acting, perfect their singing, refine their dancing and develop their overall performance skills.  All camps will take place at The Chapel.  To obtain a registration form visit or call 269 313-2795.  A pre-registration Early Bird Discount is available for registrations received on or before June 1, 2010.  Camps are divided into five separate camp experiences.  All grades are for students entering school in fall 2010.  

MADD Camp, June 14-18 for 1st-4th graders.  MADD stands for Music, Art, Dance and Drama.  Students rotate between creative music, art dance and drama, each day.  Campers will prepare and perform musical numbers and dance routines; make their own props, costumes and set pieces. They will work together to create their own "Fractured Fairly Tale" based on classics such as Beauty and the Beast, The Three Little Pigs, Berenstain Bears, Dr. Seuss and others.  

Future Stars Camp, June 21-25 for 4th-12th graders.  The age range for this camp has been expanded this year.  Campers will learn what it takes to be a rock/pop "American-Idol-style" performer. They will develop and sharpen skills as an individual and ensemble musical performer. The goal of Future Stars Camp is to take each participant to the next level in their ability to perform before others. Students will be critiqued, instructed and encouraged based upon their own skill level. Each student will perform as both a soloist and part of a small ensemble.   

Super Trouper Music Theatre Camp, June 28-July2 for 5th-12th graders.  Campers will learn and perform the musical Dear Edwina Jr.  Pre-registration is critical in order to receive performance material early. Campers must arrive at camp with the music learned and memorized.  Auditions for principal roles will take place on day one of camp.  

Junior Trouper Music Theatre Camp, July 26-August 6 (two week camp) for 3rd-9th graders.  Campers will learn and perform A Year With Frog & Toad Jr.  Campers will learn basic theatre fundamentals such as stage movement, script marking, and vocal projection.  

Camp hours are 9:00am-4:pm, Monday through Friday.  For fee structure and further information on each camp visit or call 269 313-2795.   

All camps are directed by Doug Fordyce, owner/director of Kids On Stage.  Kids On Stage is a performing arts opportunity for school age kids grades 1 thru 12 to grow in self-confidence and communication skills through the preparation and performance of high quality musical productions. Through this process children learn fundamentals of practical theatre, vocal projection, stage presence, basic choreography and make-up.  Emphasis is placed on teamwork, self-accountability, commitment, self-fulfillment through hard work and accomplishment and having fun on stage.


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