Teen Musical Theatre Camp
Show off your talents in this workshop filled with music, dancing, acting, and more!
Students ages 13-18 are invited to join guest instructors Delaney Ross and Amanda Trusty in this 5-day workshop, where all things musical theatre are explored!
Theatrical elements including characterization, choreography, music theory, and stage presence will be the main focus. Students will also develop skills such as professionalism, critical thinking, teamwork, physical exercise, and leadership. The workshop runs June 24-28, from 9:00am-2:00pm. Students will culminate in a showcase to show off their new skills on Friday, June 28.
Students should dress for movement, wear closed toed shoes, and provide a water bottle and lunch. A light snack will be provided at each workshop day.
About the Instructors
Delaney Ross was born and raised in Kona and spent most of her childhood days at the Aloha Theatre, and has been involved in over twenty productions. While attending Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City, Delaney studied Ethnomusicology and musically directed the Columbia Clefhangers, a co-ed a cappella group. Delaney has studied classical voice at Manhattan School of Music with Tony-nominated baritone Spiro Malas and acclaimed tenor Jean-Paul Bjorlin. She received her Master’s in Education from the University of Edinburgh and is currently the Aloha Teen Theatre Advisor. She looks forward to moving to LA this fall to begin her PhD work in Ethnomusicology at UCLA.
Amanda Trusty is a professional actress, singer, dancer, and choreographer from New York City. She has been teaching and performing on the Big Island since 2013 and previously served as the Artistic Director of Kona Dance and Performing Arts in Kealakekua. Her classes incorporate intentional connection, body positivity, and humor to make everyone feel welcomed and inspired. She most recently took the Aloha Theatre stage as Donna Sheridan in Mamma Mia! and Ruth Kelly in Harvey. Favorite professional credits include: Damn Yankees (Lola), Anything Goes (Reno Sweeney), Les Misérables (Fantine), Crazy For You (Irene Roth), and Cabaret (Fraulein Kost). She is a published writer, a well-known tap dancer, and a nacho connoisseur. For more information, find her on Instagram @amanda_trusty.
- Managing Director