Visionbox Vail Summer Theatre Institute returns for second summer of production and acting intensives | VailDaily.com

Visionbox Vail Summer Theatre Institute returns for second summer of production and acting intensives

Jennifer McCray Rincon (left) workshops a monologue with Madi (right) during the 2019 acting intensive. Nicholas Riley (center) helps.
Casey Russell | crussell@vaildaily.com

Visionbox Vail Summer Theatre Institute returns for a second summer offering two-week theater intensives. Students ages 14 through graduate school may apply at http://www.visionbox.org for 16 available spots in each intensive based at the Vail Mountain School.

“Visionbox Vail seeks to build resiliency and independence in today’s youth as they face the accelerated rate of change in our time,” said Visionbox Vail Co-Artistic Director Jennifer McCray Rincón. “We will provide students with the skills, practices and experience they need to develop their own deeply personal work in a professional theatre community dedicated to collaboration, excellence, and innovation.”

Acting Intensive 1: Realism

July 13-25

Skills classes in movement, singing, voice, projection design, and collaboration will be offered each morning. Students will have the opportunity to bring their creations and ideas from classwork into the afternoon work, and will present a piece at the end of the program.

The text for the realism project will come from playwrights including but not limited to Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Clifford Odets, and Chekov.

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Acting Intensive 2: Shakespeare

July 27 – Aug. 8

There will be a similar class structure as the first with classes in the morning and rehearsals in the afternoon.  Students will work on solo Shakespeare projects in the second intensive.

Tuition and applicaitons

Tuition for each student is $2,000 per two-week intensive. Financial aid and scholarships are available, and students may apply to both intensives. Students may complete an application at http://www.visionbox.org/visionbox-vail. 

The application deadline is May 1, 2020. For more information on the application instructions, visit the website above or contact Visionbox Vail at info@visionbox.org.


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