UCA Theatre’s Youth Theatre to host summer program

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) will host its annual Summer Intensive Program for young people ages 10-18. It will run from Monday through Friday June 6, through July 16, in the Snow Fine Arts Center.

The YTCA Summer Intensive Program includes the Junior Theatre Intensive for students ages 10-13 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM, the Senior Theatre Intensive for students ages 14-18 from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM, and the Film Intensive on Wednesdays through Fridays from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

This training culminates in rehearsed performances open to the public on Friday, July 15, at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, July 16, at 2:00 PM in the Bridges/Larson Theatre.

UCA Theatre is dedicated to providing quality theatre training to the youth of central Arkansas. As the only university-supported theatre academy in the state for young people, YTCA offers preparation in a professional environment, on stage and behind the scenes.

Registration ends on June 6. More detailed information and registration applications are available online at www.uca.edu/theatre/summer-intensive. The general registration fee for this six-week program is $375. There are early bird specials, multi-child discounts, and grant opportunities.

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas is an outreach program under University of Central Arkansas Theatre. More information about UCA’s Theatre Program is available online at www.uca.edu/theatre or by contacting Melissa Kordsmeier, UCA Theatre Business Manager at mkordsmeier@uca.edu or (501) 450-5092.

The UCA College of Fine Arts and Communication includes the Departments of Arts, and Communication, Mass Communication and Theatre, Music, and Writing. The college’s primary mission is the preparation of the next generation of artists, educators, and communicators. For more information about CFAC, visit www.uca.edu/cfac or call (501) 450-3293.