QCT announces summer classes and workshops

QUINCY — Quincy Community Theatre is offering four classes for people ages 3 to adult — Basic Training, Triple Threat Boot Camp, Quincy Teen Voices and Sewing Bee.

The course descriptions are:

  • Basic Training, grades 1-4. This week-long class will meet Aug. 1-6 from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Student will rotate between classes in singing, acting and dancing in preparation for musical theatre performances.
  • Triple Threat Boot Camp, grades 5-college — This week-long workshop will meet Aug. 1-6 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. It will include intense training in singing, acting and dancing and also addresses musical theatre disciplines. It is intended for the serious performer.
  • Quincy Teen Voices, grades 9-12 — This class will meet July 11-15 with a time schedule to be announced after the ensemble is filled. Participants will write and perform short comedy scenes. The week will culminate with a one-day sketch of favorite scenes from the week.
  • Sewing Bee, adults and kids — This workshop will be held Aug. 13 from 9 a.m.-noon. Participants attending this workshop will construct stuffed acorn props for the upcoming student production of “Flora and Ulysses.” The basics of design and easy-to-learn sewing techniques will be presented.

Financial assistance is available for full or partial scholarships and volunteer hours. Applications for the workshops and financial assistance can be found at www.1qct.org/education/scholarships or picked up at QCT during box office hours.

Completed applications can be returned to QCT at brendan.shea@1qct.org or printed and dropped off or mailed to Quincy Community Theatre, 300 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 118, Quincy, IL 62301, Attn: Brendan Shea, head of education. Applications must be received approximately two weeks before the start of the intended class to be considered for approval.

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