RedEd provides enriching, exciting, and engaging theater camps and classes for students of all ages and abilities throughout the year. Students work in community with professional actors, designers, teaching artists, choreographers, and more visiting artists from across the region and nationally to develop the skills to succeed both on and off the stage
Little Actors is perfect for the young student looking to explore creativity and experiment with performing. This series introduces students to drama, dance, and music while learning the foundations of being on stage. Taught by specialized instructors, these classes culminate in a staged performance to share with family and friends during the final session.
August 22nd-26th, 10:00am-3:00pm
Little Rockers Camp ($300/$200 Member)
Little Rockers is focused on basic instrument skills and introductory songwriting, ideal for the young aspiring musician. In just five days, students will form bands, write a song, and learn to market a band by creating an image through photography and logo design!
August 29th-September 2nd, 10:00am-3:00pm
SUMMER: Rock Camps
Rock Camp 101: Making The Band (old Level 2) ($600/$500 Member) Dates & Times: August 8th-26th, 9:00am-6:00pm
Rock Camp Level 2 is for the intermediate teen rock musician. Through group jam sessions, songwriting workshops, individual instruction time, and band rehearsals, students will spend three weeks honing their musical skills and creating original material. They will develop a band name, image, and logo to learn marketing and promotion skills leading up to their final concert on August 26th!
Rock Camp: On Tour (old Level 3) ($700/$600 Member) Dates & Times:August 1st-19th, 2:00pm-6:00pm (plus tour dates, TBA)
This is the second annual Rock Camp Level 3 - ON TOUR! Through group jam sessions, songwriting workshops, individual instruction time, and band rehearsals, students will spend two weeks honing their musical skills and creating original material. They will develop a band name, image, and logo to learn marketing skills to promote their own five-date tour of Central New York! The final week of camp we are taking our act on the road, spending daily camp sessions rehearsing and loading up for that evening’s gig.
SUMMER: Theatrical Institutes
June 27th - July 27th
Level 1 12:00pm-6:00pm ($700/$600 Member)
Want to spend your summer learning to perform like a pro? Join us in putting up a production of The Wizard of Oz on the Redhouse MainStage! Throughout four weeks of rehearsal, students will be cast in roles, learn choreography and music, and stage the show alongside professional and community actors.
Camp sessions are Monday through Friday, 12:00pm to 6:00pm daily with performances every other day Wednesdays through Saturdays July 28th through August 13th.
Level 2 4:00pm-10:00pm ($750/$650 Member)
This Theatrical Institute is our most intensive yet! During four weeks of rehearsal, students will be cast in roles, learn choreography and music, and stage not one but two Redhouse MainStage shows! Campers will perform in Bring it On: The Musical as the Level 2 production with additional roles in the Level 1 production, The Wizard of Oz. These two shows will run in rep with students will performing them on alternating nights during the week!
Camp sessions are Monday through Friday, 4:00pm to 10:00pm daily with performances Wednesdays through Saturdays July 28th through August 13th.
Week 1: July 28th-30th
Week 2: August 3rd-6th
Week 3: August 10th-13th
Meet Our Staff
David Cotter, Director of Educational Program
Marguerite Mitchell, Curriculum and Learning Coordinator
Erin Lafferty, Camps and Outreach Coordinator and Resident Choreographer
Chris Coffey, Education Associate
Thank you to all of our Community Partners!
Arc of Onondaga
Elmcrest Children’s Center
Hillside Family of Agencies
Exceptional Family Resources
Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company
Vera House, Inc.
TransAlliance of CNY
ACR’s Q Center
Gay Alliance Speakers Bureau
LGBT Resource Center
Southwest Community Center
Northeast Community Center
St. David’s Church in DeWitt, NY
Community Folk Art Center (CFAC)
Barnes and Noble, DeWitt
For information on how your organization can partner with The redhouse, email email@example.com or call 315-362-2788.
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