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Desert Foothills Theater announcing winter programs

Staff Report~ 12/3/2014

SCOTTSDALE – The Desert Foothills Theater has announced its winter break camp dates, as well as upcoming classes available through the community theater. To register for camps and classes, visit

Winter Break Camp:

Runs: Dec. 22, 23, 29, 30, and 31 
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily
Ages: 5-13
Fee: $250
Location: FCF Holland Community Center (34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale)
Instructor: Heather Cambanes

Join DFT for a fun-filled performance camp! Choose your own storybook adventure! Kids will use acting, improve, and team exercises to bring two storybooks to life: The Amazing Bone by William Steig and The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss. They will choose their favorite performance to share with family members. Previous students may register through the Parent Portal.

Classes beginning Feb. 2:

All classes will be held at FCF Holland Community Center.

Taking the Stage (Ages 8-12)
Dates: Mondays, Feb. 2 -April 27
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Ages: 8 -12
Fee: $125
Instructors: Dan Kurek, Heather Cambanes, Lizzie Baggleman
Develop acting skills, vocal technique, and dance styles, culminating in a final showcase performance.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid on Stage! (Ages 5-8)
Dates: Mondays, Feb.2-April 27
Time: 5-6 p.m.
Fee: $125
Instructor: Heather Cambanes
Perform your own Diary of A Wimpy Kid! Kids will develop and act their own version of the Wimpy Kid.

Acting with Amy (Ages 11-18)
Dates: Tuesdays, Feb. 3-April 14
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Fee: $185
Instructor: Amy Serafin
Take the next step in acting – work on building your actor toolbox.

Mini Musical Theater (Ages 4 -7)
Dates: Saturdays, Feb. 7-April 25
Time: 9-10 a.m.
Fee: $125
Play, move, and sing while using storytelling techniques to bring a musical theater to life.

Now Go! An Improv Class (Ages 11-18)
Dates: Thursdays, Feb. 5-April 16
Time: 4:30-6 p.m.
Fee: $145
Instructor: Amy Serafin
Work on listening and duplication skills, improve concentration, and gain confidence.