For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — Aspiring actors ages 12-18 are invited to audition for UW-Marshfield/Wood County Continuing Education’s production of “The Lion King Jr.” on June 25 or 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Registration is required for participation in the Summer Theatre Camp, although auditions are only required for those interested in solo/speaking roles. For audition scheduling conflicts, contact Continuing Education to make other arrangements.
Summer Theatre Camp (July 10 – Aug. 20) provides the opportunity to be involved with set building, costumes, makeup, choreography, or as stagehands or assistant stage managers. Participants not in lead roles may join the singing and dancing ensemble.
The registration fee of $85 includes a camp T-shirt.
“The Lion King Jr.” performances will be Aug. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and are available at marshfield.uwc.edu/campus/arts/tickets or by calling the box office at 715-389-6534.
College 4 Kids
College 4 Kids is a four-day camp for youth entering grades four through seven and is scheduled for June 26-29 from 1-4:30 p.m. Each day consists of interactive mini camps with hands-on games, projects, and experiments.
—Day 1: The Great Outdoors. Hike the trails of the UW Arboretum, examine local pond life, capture and identify insects, and devise and complete experiments to learn more about how nature works.
—Day 2: Kids in the Kitchen. Learn the basics of cooking and enjoy the end products. The menu includes fruit smoothies, cookies, and more.
—Day 3: Rocket Revolution. Build a model rocket and then launch it into space. Learn the basics of propulsion and trajectory.
—Day 4: Zombie Emergency. An apocalypse is upon us, and the UW is under attack. The class focuses on problem-solving and communication to develop an emergency plan of action.
The registration fee of $89 includes a model rocket, all other supplies, and snacks. To ensure adequate supplies, the registration deadline is June 19. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.
To register for Summer Theatre Camp or College 4 Kids, visit marshfield.uwc.edu/ce or call Continuing Education at 715-389-6520.