Summer theater camps offeredThree summer camps for students will be offered by area professionals at The Phipps Center for the Arts.
Three summer camps for students will be offered by area professionals at The Phipps Center for the Arts.
Instructor Diane Landis has been a director, actress, and teacher in the Twin Cities for over 20 years. She has performed with the Children’s Theatre Company, Mixed Blood Theatre, and Theatre Exchange. She has also directed for Stages Theatre Company and The Phipps Children’s Theater. Landis is currently the theater director at The Blake Upper School where she has directed over 25 productions.
Instructor Cynthia Hechter has been teaching drama for over 20 years. She is the elementary drama teacher with The Blake School in Minneapolis and is a summer instructor at Stages Theatre Company in Hopkins. Hechter’s professional performance credits include both musical and dramatic roles at several theater venues in the Twin Cities.
Assistant Milanda Landis is a student at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., and has been involved in theater for many years. She has written, directed, and acted in numerous productions. Most recently she performed in “Liberal Arts, the Musical” at Carleton. This will be her fifth season working at The Phipps Summer Theater Camps.
Betsy Benjamin, vocal instructor, is a theater and commercial actor as well as a vocal/choral faculty member at the MacPhail Center for the Arts in Minneapolis.
Landis is also an acting instructor for this camp.
Mark Rosenwinkel, acting instructor and director, has over 20 years of acting experience, including the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, the Guthrie, Mixed Blood Theatre, and Penumbra.
Heidi Spesard-Noble, dance instructor, has performed and choreographed for the Minnesota Opera and the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. She has also danced with the Minnesota Dance Theatre and Ballet of the Dolls.
To enroll, send the fee(s) to The Phipps Center for the Arts, 109 Locust Street, Hudson, WI 54016. Registrations may also be made by calling (715) 386-2305, ext. 101, or go to www.ThePhipps.org to register with Visa or MasterCard.