Summer Camps at Birr Theatre
Published: 24th June 2014
Starcamp Ireland's leading and most renowned performing and fun summer camp runs 7th - 11th July 2014 (9.30am-2.30pm daily). Open to boys and girls aged 4-13. Starcamp's core ethos is to instil confidence and self-esteem through praise and recognition. They create a wondrous, nurturing environment where participation and happiness are key; enhance skills and personalities through creative energies that will last a lifetime. Sing, Dance and Act all while making new friends and having fun. Run by professional, experienced, fully trained and Garda vetted leaders, choreographers and drama coaches. To book your child’s place, visit www.starcamp.ie or call 021 4377900. (1 child €90; 2 siblings €150; 3 siblings €200)
Flynn O’Kane Academy Summer Dance Camp 2014 runs Monday 14 – Thursday 17 July (10am – 2.15pm daily) is fun filled and action packed!! If your kids love to dance and perform then Flynn O'Kane Summer Dance Camp is the place to be!! This four day camp is a wonderful experience where new friendships are made while building self-esteem and confidence and also creating many new diverse dance routines. The camp also offers arts and crafts and an end of camp showcase for family and friends!! New beginners welcome from 4-11 years and no experience is necessary. This camp is directed by 'Lord of the Dance' principals Bernadette Flynn and Damien O'Kane who between them have many years of performance experience on some of the world's biggest stages. Book your place now to avoid disappointment!!
€50 per child Booking essential: 087 2400861
A CHANCE TO DANCE is a Summer Camp for children with special needs facilitated by Lisa Cahill and runs Monday 14 – Friday 18 July (2.30pm – 4.30pm). This is an opportunity for children with special needs age 6 - 12 years to spend time with an experienced professional dance artist who will lead them in creative dance and movement. It provides an outlet and stimulus to express their feelings of joy and togetherness. Lisa Cahill returns to Birr for her fourth year to work with her special friends, old and new. Booking through Birr Theatre & Arts Centre Box Office: 057 9122911. A Chance to Dance is supported by Offaly Co.Co. Arts Office, Birr Stage Guild, Birr Lions Club and Birr Theatre.
School of Rock 2014 is the 9th annual School of Rock facilitate by award winning multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter Brendan Keeley running from Monday 21 July – Friday 1 August. This 2-week course will give intensive training in writing and performing your own and other well-known songs. It will also provide training in various aspects of the music business including copyright, publishing, the recording process, voice training and instrument tuition. Anyone interested in participating should have at least a basic knowledge of an instrument (guitar, drums, bass, voice). As places are limited, it is essential that new participants attend a workshop on Thursday 26 June, 5pm at which time places on the course will be allocated. Participation at workshop does not guarantee a place on the course. Age 14 – 18yrs.
€70 each; 2 siblings €65 each; 3 siblings €60 each Further info: www.birrtheatre.com