‘Theatre Camp’ presented by the Obion River Regional Libraries and Masquerade Theatre to take place at Discovery Park of America June 2024

(Union City, Tenn., April 18, 2024) — Masquerade Theatre and The Obion River Regional Libraries are hosting a theatre camp this summer at Discovery Park of America for children ages six to eight on Monday, June 3 – Friday, June 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Campers will present their final showcase on Saturday, June 15 at 9 a.m. on Discovery Park’s Total Tech Solutions Stage. Theatre Camp is sponsored by the Warner Corner.

The camp will be directed by volunteer Jenny Gillihan with assistance from volunteers from Masquerade Theatre and Discovery Park staff.

Students will learn all aspects of theatre production including costume selection, prop and set production, character development, acting, choreography and more.

Camp director Jenny Gillihan is an educator and librarian who grew up in community theater. She has served as the founder and director of Masquerade Theatre’s Children and Teen Summer Workshops, owner and director of Spotlight Performing Arts Academy and co-director of Discovery Park’s Historical Theatre Academy. Gillihan has directed over 30 plays and musicals and written and adapted various scripts from classic fairy tales and literature.

The price of the camp is $100 and lunch is provided. Parents must agree students will attend all days of the camp and the final showcase. To reserve your student, visit discoveryparkofamerica.com/summercamps.

Some of the children who participated in a
play at Masquerade Theatre in the past.

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About Discovery Park of America

The mission of Discovery Park of America, a premier world-class museum and heritage park located in Union City, Tennessee, is to inspire children and adults to see beyond. Included is a 100,000-square-foot museum featuring 9 interactive exhibit galleries with additional space for temporary exhibits from around the world and a 50-acre heritage park. Discovery Park of America is a 501(c)(3) public charity funded by generous individuals, corporations and foundations including its principal funder, the Robert E. and Jenny D. Kirkland Foundation. For more information, visit DiscoveryParkofAmerica.com, Facebook, Instagram, X and TikTok.

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