Angelina Arts Alliance News Release – June 5, 2013

Contact: Kristie Bailey, Camp Enrollment – 936-633-5454

Camp CenterStage Enrollment Extended!

Sign Up for Jr Camp through 6/7, for CCS Camp through 6/14 

                Angelina Arts Alliance’s popular Camp CenterStage, has extended the enrollment deadline. The specialized theater camp for young people entering 1st through 12th grades, will be held in June on the Angelina College campus in Lufkin. Enrollment forms are available at the Temple Theater box office, or for printing, online at, under the education tab. Parents may enroll in-person at the box office daily Monday – Friday from 9am -5pm. Scholarship assistance is available for all camps, as well as discounts for families enrolling more than one child.   

Camp Director Teresa Ragland has been working hard to bring the best theater teachers in Texas to the camp, “An AWESOME faculty awaits campers this year …Several are returning CenterStage veterans, who will be joined by a few new faces. This camp has a great reputation among theater educators in Texas, which is something we are proud of.”

            CenterStage Junior, a half-day camp, is for campers entering 1st – 3rd grades (9am-12pm or 1:30pm-4:30pm)  where children will discover, and celebrate their creativity through theater games, music, and creative movement. CenterStage Junior runs from June 10th-14th and tuition is $100.

Camp CenterStage is for students entering 4th to 7th grades. Campers learn how the theatre experience is created from page to stage.  Professional theater educators lead campers as they explore acting, improvisation, movement, technical and musical theater. Camp CenterStage runs June 17th – 28th,   M-F from 9am to 4 pm.  The camper showcase is Friday, June 28th.  Tuition is $250 for the two-week session.

CenterStage Academy is for students entering 8th to 11th grades, to engage in a more production-oriented two weeks which culminate in an actual performance on stage.  Campers will learn what goes into creating a staged production by stepping into the roles of actors and technicians, as they create two shows of their own. CenterStage Academy runs June 17th – 29th, M-F from 9am to 4pm. Performance is Saturday, June 29th. Tuition is $250 for the two-week session.

                For more information about Camp CenterStage, visit our website, or call 936-633-5454. Enrollment is accepted on a first-come first- served basis, and class sizes are limited. All the camps are generously underwritten by the T.L.L. Temple Foundation. Send e-mail questions to   Camp CenterStage is presented by Angelina Arts Alliance and Angelina College.