Chemainus Theatre contest and camps

The Chemainus Theatre is a fine example of what can happen in a small town

The Chemainus Theatre is a fine example of what can happen in a small town. If you subscribe to their monthly e-news you could win a Getaway for Four, a $1,000 value.

The prize includes an afternoon wine tour by Cheers Cowichan, accommodation at the Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn, dinner at the theatre’s Playbill Dining Room and tickets to Chemainus Theatre during the 2016 season. To enter the summer contest, go to chemainustheatrefestival.ca/summer-blockbuster-contest/.

Footloose: The Musical is currently playing at the theatre until August 27. Footloose, has been described as being high-spirited and exhilarating.

Reverend Moore is tormented by the dangerous consequences of rock-and-roll in his town. He has banned dancing, but his peace is short-lived. When music-and-dance-loving Ren arrives from the big city, he rallies his fellow teens (including the Reverend’s daughter) against the oppressive rule, revitalizing the spirit of the repressed townspeople, and helping them heal from a tragedy that affected everyone.

Re-live the high-energy and open-minded fun of this hit 1984 film. Featuring a score of flashy dance tunes and a rock combo band, this Tony nominated show is undeniably entertaining. The show is recommended for those 12 years and older.

Music by Tom Snow with lyrics by Dean Pitchford.

Talk with the Cast!

After every Wednesday evening performance stay for a discussion with the actors from the show. Learn what happens behind the scenes.

The professional non-profit Chemainus Theatre has a year-long schedule of performances for all ages, an on-line auction of amazing art work by well-known artist Arthur Vickers, a in-theatre dining room, and accommodation arrangements with the Best Western Inn.

“Footloose and Fancy Free” Summer Theatre Camp 2016

July 18 – 22, 2016 or July 25 – 29, 2016.

The first week is full. Please register for the second week, July 25 -29.

Join others for a weeklong celebration and exploration of what makes theatre so incredible! During the week participants will utilize teamwork, collaborative skills, music, costumes, props, scene work, laughter and new friends to create our own musical production. Taught by industry professionals, as well as guest actors who are starring in Chemainus Theatre Festival productions. If you are between the ages of 10 and 18 years old, you are eligible.

This week-long camp will culminate with the campers having an opportunity to perform in a final presentation of our own version of Footloose: the Musical on stage at the Chemainus Theatre Festival. The Theatre Camp will run Monday to Friday,  July 25 – 29, from 9  a.m. to 3 p.m.

The students will gain an insider’s view into Chemainus Theatre’s production facilities as the camp will be held in our professional rehearsal hall located at 9574 Bare Point Road, Chemainus , B.C.

Register

Registration closes July 1.

Questions? Email education@chemainustheatre.ca or 250-246-9800 x728 (please leave a message)

Tickets Included

Registration includes admission for each student to two summer productions:

Pet the Fish and Other Impossible Tales – KidzPlay

Footloose: The Musical.

Tickets to our Summer camp productions are generously donated through our Golden Neighbour Program.