Summer Camps

2017 Summer Theatre Camps

Presented by NiCori Studios and Productions

Corinna Sowers Adler, Director


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Theatre and Imagination (ages 8-10)

Monday, August 14th – Friday August 18th
9:00 am – noon
Fee: $225

Open to students ages 8 – 10, this week-long camp is for the beginner acting student who is new to theatre and is looking to get their feet wet and learn more about the craft of acting. Campers will use improvisational and theatre games to gain a better understanding of the skills used to create characters and foster imagination skills. The week will culminate in a participation presentation for parents and friends on Friday August, 18th from 12pm-12:30pm.

Please note that there are no refunds after registration is completed. To register, click on the link below or, to pay by check, send a check made out to NiCori Studios & Productions to: 240 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield, NJ 07003. Checks are due by August 1st.

Click here to register for Theater and Imagination


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Acting for Young Performers (ages 10-12)

Monday, August 21 – Friday, August 25
9:00 am – noon
Fee:  $225

This week-long camp is for the beginner to intermediate tween actor who is looking to build his/her skills in the craft of Acting. Campers will use improvisation and acting exercises to learn to build realistic characters and create scenes. The week will culminate in a participation presentation for parents and friends on Friday August, 25th from 12pm-12:45pm.

Open to ages 10 – 12

Please note that there are no refunds after registration is completed. To register, click on the link below or, to pay by check, send a check made out to NiCori Studios & Productions to: 240 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield, NJ 07003. Checks are due by August 10th.

Click here to register for Acting for Young Performers


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Musical Theatre for Young Performers (ages 11-13)

Monday, August 28 – Friday, September 1
9:00 am – noon
Fee: $275

This week long camp is for the beginner to intermediate tween actor/singer who is interested in building on the skills required to be a musical theatre performer. Campers will spend time working on vocal and acting skills as well as some rudimentary musical theatre dance and movement exercises. The week will culminate in a participation presentation for parents and friends on Friday, September 1st from 12pm-12:45pm.

Open to ages 11-13

Please note that there are no refunds after registration is completed. To register, click on the link below or, to pay by check, send a check made out to NiCori Studios & Productions to: 240 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield, NJ 07003. Checks are due by August 14th.

Click here to register for Musical Theatre for Young Performers


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Farmstead Arts is pleased to welcome Corinna Sowers Adler and NiCori Studios and Productions to our roster of artists! (Click here for information about NiCori Studios)

Ms. Adler is the Founding Artist Director of NiCori Studios and Productions. She was honored to be a 2015 & 2016 nominee for the first ever Tony Award for Excellence in Theater Education. In December of 2011 Ms. Sowers Adler began the monthly cabaret series Music at the Mansion in Bloomfield, NJ, which was nominated for a 2012 MAC Award. She is the host of the series that garnered her a nomination for the 2012 and 2015 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards in the Best Female Vocalist and Best Host of a Variety Show categories.  As a director, Ms. Sowers Adler created two Off- Broadway productions: Music and Lyrics By Her, and Shows Ta Go Ya & Other Songs of Bobbie Horowitz.  She made her solo New York City cabaret debut in 2010 at the Laurie Beechman Theater in Stories…A Cabaret  and she was named one of NYC’s top 15 cabaret acts of 2010 by Andrew Martin of Nitelife Exchange. Since then Ms. Sowers Adler has been in high demand as a singer, performing solo shows at Stage 72 at the Triad, the legendary Duplex Cabaret, Feinstein’s at Loews Regency, Metropolitan Room, and 54 Below.  Ms. Sowers Adler made her Jazz at Lincoln Center debut on the Rose Theater stage as a featured singer at the 24th Annual Cabaret Convention and appeared again in the 25th and 27th Annual Cabaret Convention presented by The Mabel Mercer Foundation.

Before moving to the New York City area in 2009, Ms. Sowers Adler served for ten years as the director of theater for the Wilkes University Conservatory, where she grew a program from its inception to a roster of nearly 1,000 students. For four years she also held the position of artistic director of children’s theater at the Historic Pocono and Bucks County Playhouses, directing and casting more than 40 shows each season. Ms. Adler appeared on stage in many musicals, including Ragtime, Seussical, and Phantom.

Visit www.corinnasings.com


2017 Art Camps for Kids

Drawing and Painting for ages 9 – 12
Doug Schiller
2:00-3:30
One week camp: August 7 –11, 2017 (Monday – Friday)
$125 for members, $145 for non-members, all materials included

This one-week course is an ideal way to introduce young artists to a variety of different materials, techniques, and the fundamental principles of drawing and painting. Students will strengthen established skills and gain confidence in their abilities, as they have fun developing and exploring new understandings in color, perspective, and composition through still lives, photographic references, and imagination. Demonstrations and individual attention given. No previous experience required, all levels welcome.


2017 Knitting Camps for Kids

Pie Crust Designs, LLC Knitting Studio
with Deborah Lavine

Pie crust Yarn

Pie Crust Designs Knitting Studio will offer “knitting with kids” 4-day (Monday-Thursday) knitting camps for kids ages 7-14.   Knitting is a great way for kids to explore color, texture and design.  They will learn how to turn yarn into a knitted project, make pom-poms, sew on a button, read a pattern, and understand the different types of needles used for knitting.

“knitting with kids” teaches patience, creativity, and friendship.  Register early since enrollment is limited to two kids per camp so he/she can receive personal attention to learn correctly.

CAMP ONE: Introduction to Basic knitting skills
Kids will learn how to cast on, read a pattern, bind off,  and sew on a button to design a peace pocket necklace.
Week 1: June 26-June 29, 9:00-11:30
Week 2: July 10-July 13,  9:00-11:30

CAMP TWO: Introduction to stitch combinations
Kids will learn how to combine the knit and purl stitch together to create seed stitches and ribbed stitch to make a phone case.
Week 3: July 17-July 20, 9:00-11:30
Week 4: July 24-July 27, 12:00-2:30

CAMP THREE: Introduction to Circular Needles (Intermediate Level)
Kids will learn how to knit in the round using circular needles to make their first hat.  Learn how to decrease  by transferring stitches
onto double pointed needles to design the crown of the hat.
Week 5: July 24-July 27, 9:00-11:30
Week 6: July 31- August 3, 12:00-2:30

Fees for 4-day camps: (all materials included)
$100.00 for members
$110.00 for non-members

“knitting with kids” private lessons will be offered:
Fridays: July 7th and  21st, 9:00-11:00

Fees for private lessons: (all materials included)
$35.00 for members
$45.00 for non-members

Please contact Deborah Lavine for further information at 908-200-3637
or by email: deb1958@embarqmail.com
visit facebook@piecrustdesignsllc