Indian Head Center for the Arts to Host Summer Theatre Camp - Southern Maryland Headline News

Indian Head Center for the Arts to Host Summer Theatre Camp

INDIAN HEAD, Md. (June 21, 2009)—The Black Box Theatre in the Indian Head Center for the Arts will host its second annual theatre camp this July. Middle and High School students have a tremendous opportunity for personal growth by attending the summer theatre camp, say camp organizers.

Classes run a full two weeks from July 13th through the 25th. The high school camp, for those entering grades 9-12, will run from 9am to 12pm and the middle school camp, for those entering grades 6-8, will run from 1pm to 4pm.

The camp culminates with student performances on July 25th, which will be open to all. On the 25th, the middle school group will perform at 3pm and the high school group will perform at 8pm.

Helen Coy Classes will be taught by Helen Coy. Coy, a native of Charles County and graduate of Lackey High School, trained in film at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts School for Film and Television in Manhattan for one year and has performed in over 40 performances in various venues in Southern Maryland in the past 15 years.

While in New York, Coy also modeled several times for various up-and-coming photography students from the School for Visual Arts. Currently, she is attending St. Mary's College of Maryland pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre, Film and Media Studies, with hopes of going on to earn a Master's Degree in performing arts and teaching Theatre at the college level.

The cost of the 2-week camp is $200 per child, which includes a $75 non-refundable deposit due at time of pre-registration. Registration is limited to 15 students per age group.

For more information or to pre-register, call the theatre at 301-743-3040 or visit the website at

About the Black Box Theatre in the Indian Head Center for the Arts: Chesapeake Bay Floating Theatre, Inc, a Maryland 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation, manages the Black Box Theatre at the Indian Head Center for the Arts, in Indian Head, MD. The Indian Head Center for the Arts is dedicated to cultural advancement of the region through education, arts and entertainment. Our Black Box Theatre is a forum for the arts in Southern Maryland, showcasing a wide variety of talented groups and individuals throughout the year. We consider ourselves an "arts incubator" for Southern Maryland. With outreach programming such as theater labs, apprenticeship programs and community-centered performances, CBFT can achieve its ultimate goal of recreating the experience of the James Adams Floating Theatre, a barge that traversed the Chesapeake Bay in the early 1900's.

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