Misericordia University offering Summer Performing Arts Training Academy

DALLAS, Pa. – The department of speech-language pathology is offering beginners and established regional performers and professional speakers of all ages an opportunity to learn or refine their skillset in the performing arts at the inaugural Summer Performing Arts Training Academy from July 28 to Aug. 9 on campus.

Participants have an opportunity to work and learn from trained instructors in voice, dance, public presentation and musicianship. They receive vocal training from Misericordia University faculty, intensive dance instruction, acting and drama coaching, as well as rhythm and music appreciation. All materials for the workshops are included in the registration fee, including music, scripts, theater materials, portfolio, a professional headshot and two tickets each to the academy’s concluding performances on Aug. 8 and 9 in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on campus.

The camp’s agenda includes group and individualized coaching in voice, dance, acting, rhythm, musicianship, theater, improvisation and public speaking skills.

Camp counselors are available throughout the day and will have other fun activities scheduled, such as face painting and games.

For general inquiries or to register for the inaugural Summer Performing Arts Training Academy at Misericordia University, call 570-674-8255 or visit www.misericordia.edu/confer ences.