The Hippodrome Young Filmmakers Competition is open to all young filmmakers ages 12-18 and is FREE to enter.
Films will be judged based on narrative strength, strong characters, and filmmaking skill.
Shorts can be submitted in the following categories: Narrative, Documentary or Animation. The theme is “What’s Your Story?” Be creative! Theme is open to interpretation.
First place prize: $50
Second place prize: Cinema pass for two
Films should be no longer than 5 minutes long. Films longer than 5 minutes will not be shown.
To enter more than one film, you MUST use separate entry forms. Each film must be submitted with its own form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org –– this includes submissions from schools.
Deadline for submissions is Monday, April 20.
Films will be screened Thursday, April 30 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hippodrome Cinema
Spring Break Camp 2020
The Hippodrome’s Spring Break camp gives students an opportunity to explore various facets of the performing arts: Improv, storytelling, costuming, prop making, voice, movement, acting for theater and film, and much more. This week long camp culminates in a performance for family and friends!
The Hippodrome and the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding present a groundbreaking new six-week adult course at the Hippodrome called “Theatre and Self-Discovery.”
Sign up here or call Gabrielle at 352.373.5968 x230 for more information.
Spring Break Camp
Ages 7 – 17
March 26-30, 2018 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Hippodrome’s Spring Break Camp explores various facets of performance: improv, storytelling, costuming, prop making, voice, movement, acting for theatre and film, and much more. At the end of the camp, family and friends are invited to a reception and showcase highlighting scenes and artwork the campers created.
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IMPROV FOR BUSINESS SKILLS
JAN 29 – MAR 5 | Mondays 6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
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About the Hippodrome’s Education Programs
The Hipp provides quality arts education for all ages. The region’s most dynamic and experienced teachers lead our camps and classes. Children are supported as an individual in a non-competitive, enriching environment through a spirit of inclusion, acceptance, and positivity. The Hippodrome also offers Hipp-provisation classes and a Spring Play Observership for adults.
The Hippodrome has also introduced such innovative programs as the New Play Reading Series, the Teen Playwright Festival, Theatre Arts Series and has hosted more than 200 visual arts exhibits, artistic residencies, master classes, festivals, and guest artist presentations.
Through all of its combined programs, the Hippodrome serves more than a quarter of a million patrons annually.
Want to learn more and register? Visit the links below for specific program information and registration forms. To contact the education department, call 352.373.5968 ext 241 or ext 230 or email email@example.com.
Summer Spectacular Camp: A Week with the Masters
June 4-8, 2018
This week-long intensive gives students the opportunity to explore the technical aspects of the stage, with exclusive access to the Hippodrome’s Mainstage artists that they don’t normally get during a larger Summer Spectacular camp.
It will cover a wide range of topics, including directing, dramaturgy, production management, lighting design, sound design, costume design, structural design, scenic design, acoustics, theatre engineering, and more. In addition to the Hippodrome’s staff of teaching artists, we will be joined by Artistic Director, Lauren Warhol Caldwell and Lightning Designer in Residence, Robert P. Robins.
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Summer Spec Tech Track
Ages 13 – 18
Session 1 June 11-29, 2018 – FULL
Session 2 July 9-27, 2018 – ONLY A FEW SPACES REMAIN
Teens enrolled in the Tech Track will take on the technical aspects of the Junior and Teen productions of The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe after receiving hands-on instruction from the Hippodrome’s professional production team in lighting and sound design and stage management. They will participate in some of their age group’s workshops, but they will break off into their own sessions to take on the roles of sound & light crew, stage manager and assistant stage manager; and will help design, set cues and operate the technical aspects of the camp productions.
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Summer Spec Youth Ensemble: Ages 5 – 6
Session 1 June 4-15, 2018
Session 2 July 16-27, 2018
Full-day | Half-day
With baskets full of costumes and a trunk full of props, children in this summer camp are encouraged to imagine whole worlds and bring stories to life. During each half-day or full-day camp, your child will be able to paint their stage sets and design their costumes, as well as work together to create their own play! Parents and friends will be invited to the ensemble’s showcase on the second-to-last day of camp. Drop-off is at 9:00 a.m. Pick-up is at 2:00 p.m. for half-day campers and 5:00 p.m. for full-day campers.
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