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Bruka Theatre's 8th Annual Performing Arts Youth Summer Camp - The Mystery of Hamlin
Brüka Theatre
Reno, NV
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Bruka Theatre's 8th Annual Performing Arts Youth Summer Camp - The Mystery of Hamlin
Brüka Theatre 8th Annual Performing Arts Summer Camp

July 9-21, 2018     For Ages 8-18

A group of children transform the history of a town

An Original Play Creation Workshop

RENO, NV.  Get ready for a truly inspiring dramatic experience in which young artists of a variety of talent levels are nurtured in a positive and creative theatre experience. Students are led by working theatre professionals in classes designed to develop imagination, concentration, and confidence with movement and dance, voice, technique, character, theatrical design and appreciation of the theatrical artistic journey.

Participants will be absorbed in acting tools, scene work, script creation, improvisation and dance/movement for two weeks while exploring and adapting an original story for public performances in July 2018. This is a special and unique opportunity to work with artists from Brüka Theatre to develop craft, focus and technique.  Open to 24 participants.   $250 for two weeks. Sign up by June 1, 2018. ($300 after June 1, 2018)

Camp Schedule
July 9 - July 21,  2018 (Doors open each morning at 9:30)
10 am to 4 pm weekdays  Public Performances -  July 20 and July 21

4 Internships Available for ages 17-20
(Theatrical or Leadership experience necessary)

4 Scholarships Available
Write a 500-word essay including a desire to participate in the Performing Arts Camp, prior experience and limitations.

Brüka Theatre Performing Arts Camp
Registration is also available through our box office : (775) 323-3221.

Additional Opportunities
Parents can volunteer to supervise lunches, bring snacks, administrate, stage-manage, and work the house for the performances, costume, and help with props.

In its 25th season in downtown Reno, Brüka has been named Best Theatre Company by The News and Review twenty years running. Brüka Theatre is a leader in the region, recognized for its productions, artists and theatre for children series since its founding in 1992. Central to Brüka is the commitment to the reinvestigation of contemporary and classic plays and developing new plays within Brükas Artistic Collective, which include winners of the Nevada Arts Council and Sierra Arts Foundation artist grants and 9 local best actor honors. Brüka is a non equity and notforproit theater TCG small professional company
that has produced over 100 shows in our downtown Reno location.

Workshop Artists
Mary Bennett  Core Director.  Improvisation.  Acting.  Creation.
Producing Artistic Director  Brüka Theatre. Works as actor, director, producer and Artist in Residence for The Nevada Arts Council and The Sierra Arts Foundation and teaches improv at TMCC. Bennett has worked as a professional theatre creator for over 25 years. She has adapted Grimms Fairytales in workshops for children and adults and created original works for the duration of her theatrical career.

Alexander Biber  Movement.  Choreography
Company member of the Sacramento Ballet. Alex also dances with Sierra Nevada Ballet and recently choreographed for Sac Ballets Beer and Ballet. Alex has also worked as choreographer/creator on Brükas Buttcracker series and has been seen in numerous Brüka performances.

Lew Zaumeyer  Set Design
Lew had designed Brüka sets for over 15 years. Lew also works as an actor and board member at Brüka. An architect for most of his adult life, Lew also designed the new Reno Little Theater on Wells Avenue.

David Simpson  Technical Director, Lighting & Sound Design
Dave is the Technical Director for Brüka Theatre and has worked for over 20 years on the technical side of the theatre with forays onto the stage in shows including The Underpants and The Buttcracker series. Simpson has designed the lights for over forty shows while also designing sound and multimedia elements and has worked as the Technical Director for the Lear Theater and at different venues in Santa Rosa, California.

Holly Natwora  Viewpoints and Stage Movement
Holly received her MFA from Columbia University where she studied with American theaters most innovative directors and performers. Holly has acted in more than sixty plays, most
notably at La MaMa, E.T.C., SoHo Rep., The Neighborhood Playhouse and two summers at Joseph Papps New York Shakespeare Festival. Television and film credits include Law and Order and Law and Order: Criminal Intent. After moving to Reno in 2005, Holly has performed or directed at Brüka Theatre, Reno Little Theater, Good Luck Macbeth and TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada. Currently she teaches theater at Western Nevada College in Carson City and is the Box Office Manager/Volunteer Coordinator at Brüka Theatre.

A variety of other artists will work with students in acting, makeup, costuming, printmaking, theatrical devices and playwrighting.

Fees are due upon sign up.  Check/Cash or CC are accepted.  Please contact our box office for more information. 775-323-3221

Brüka Theatre Performing Arts Camp Sign-up Form

Name: ______________________________________________________

Address: ____________________________________________________

Phone: _______________________ Email: _______________________

Emergency Contact:  ________________________________________

Please write a brief paragraph about yourself and your theatrical experience.

Physical limitations or requirements:

If applying for a scholarship:
Write 500 words essay including fiscal limitations.
4 Scholarships Available


Brüka Theatre (View)
99 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501
United States


Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Education > Workshops
Other > Family-Friendly

Minimum Age: 8
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Bruka Theatre Of The Sierra, Inc.
On BPT Since: Sep 19, 2012
Brüka Box Office

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