Performing Arts

Summer Institute's Performing Arts Camp offers middle and high school students (Grades 7-12) the opportunity to explore new subjects, or to advance in core academic or artistic subjects. Students who are serious about their academic and personal growth will find our intensive college preparatory courses, situated in a relaxed environment, the perfect way to excel this summer.

The Summer Institute at King is open to all students from schools in the CT/NY area. Click on the session below to see the details for each course.

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THREE WEEK SESSIONS

Fundamentals of Art for Beginners

Fundamentals Of Art For Beginners

  • Three Week Session: June 25 - July 13, 2018
    • Session 1: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
    • Session 2: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Incoming Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Semester Course: .25 Credits
  • Cost: $740
This course is the foundation course and prerequisite for all other Visual Art electives at King, with the exception of Themes in Art History. It consists of a series of problems and projects designed to teach skills and techniques leading to the understanding and application of the elements of art and the principles of design to both two dimensional and three dimensional projects. These basic principles and elements are further enhanced by examination of the art and artists of different periods and cultures.

*Please note this class is listed under Upper School - Academic Courses on the registration page.

Introduction to Public Speaking

Introduction To Public Speaking

  • Three Week Session: June 25 - July 13, 2018
    • SESSION 1: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • ADDED SESSION: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Incoming Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Semester Course: .25 Credits
  • Cost: $560

Yes, you can learn to speak comfortably in public! Communication skills are essential for success in academic, community and professional settings. Emphasis will include verbal and physical delivery, anxiety management strategies, developing rapport with the audience and creating a well- structured speech. Students will work in write, edit, and deliver speeches. There will be some daily homework.

*Please note this class is listed under Upper School - Academic Courses on the registration page.

Creation Through Singing

Creation through Singing

  • Three Week Session: June 25 - July 13, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Incoming Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Enrichment Course (No Credit)
  • Cost: $520
Music is the universal language! This class will help students discover their creativity while building confidence and encouraging fearlessness when facing performance situations. These situations are not just performing art situations, but also college interviews, public speaking and general class participation. The class will be designed to give acting/singing lessons. Students will be assigned scenes from musicals and will be given staging for each scene. All students will be active in every class. Audition etiquette will be addressed and there will be a performance at the end of the time. The class will be two hours and will involve individual instruction as well a group improvisation and participation.

one WEEK SESSION

Please view the Upper School courses, Middle School courses, Sports Clinics and Fun Camp pages for additional sessions.