Kids Vacation Camps and Workshops!

Call Lorien at 631-725-0818 ext. 129






Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce its upcoming Summer Kids Theater Camps in August. The camp is for ages 7-9 or 9-12 as listed on the schedule. The camps will be at the Southampton Arts Center and Studio 3 in Bridgehampton and run 9:30 am – 12:30 pm each day of the 5-day camps.


The camps will be led by Julia Motyka, Bay Street Theater's Director of Education and Megan Minutillo, Bay Street's Summer Education Intern. "For the first time, this summer," says Motyka, "we are thrilled to give campers the unique opportunity to meet and interact with some of Bay Street's incredible roster of Mainstage artists as part of a special activity available during each camp." The artists include Mary Powers, Jenna Mate, Christine Lisette Martinez, and Valerie DiLorenzo.

Julia Motyka is an actor, producer, and teacher with a national reputation and over a decade of professional experience. As an activist and educator Julia has taught for organizations nationwide and developed programming for The Trinity School, SF Shakes and The Cripple Creek School District. In 2008, in partnership with the Hastings Youth Council (Hastings-on-Hudson, NY), Julia created Living Shakespeare which ran for 4 years and served nearly 100 children in its final session alone. Currently, she is a proud ASTEP volunteer. As an actor she has appeared Off-Broadway and in some of the nation's top regional theatres receiving awards in San Francisco, Denver, and LA. As a producer her company RGM co-produced the Off-Broadway production of Rooms: A Rock Romance, nominated in 2009 for three OCC Awards.

Megan Minutillo is a writer, playwright, director, producer, and theater teacher. She is the founder of the website The Write Teacher(s), and she is also the creator of the Lucky Disaster Concert Series. Her articles have appeared on, I AM THAT GIRL, Glass Heel, and So Worth Loving. Megan holds a M.A. in educational theater from NYU, and is currently at work on writing a feature film.

Mary Powers, the teacher for Land of Make Believe!, is a teacher and director working in schools and education for over 30 years. At Bay Street, she has directed for the Young Playwrights Program and has worked as an assistant director for Gross Points with Alec Baldwin and with Julie Andrews for her directorial debut, THE BOYFRIEND. In addition to Bay Street, she has directed extensively throughout the region including CMEE, John Drew Theatre, and Theatre Three. Most recently she directed the critically acclaimed productions of I AM MY OWN WIFE and CROSSING DELANCEY at Theatre Three. As an educator, she has taught drama to children of all ages. Special projects include collaborating with Marsha Norman on a playwriting/acting workshop for children at Wainscott Studios and her work with high school students, using theatre and playwriting with for suicide awareness and prevention. In December she will present this workshop with her students as the keynote for the Coalition for Suicide Prevention at the annual conference.

Jenna Mate, the teacher for My Life Is A Musical: Camp, is a director, actor, and performing arts educator who recently moved to the Hamptons from Los Angeles, where she designed and developed a unique performing arts program for a private school. She has worked with numerous children's theaters both as a director and vocal coach, and she's committed to fostering creativity, individuality, and confidence in her students. Jenna holds a BFA in drama from Syracuse University and a Masters in Theatre Education from the University of Houston, where she had the opportunity to train with Lincoln Center Theatre Group, Steppenwolf, and RADA.  Recent directing credits include Once On This Island, Pippin, Carousel, and Defying Gravity. Jenna is an MFA student in Directing at Stony Brook Southampton, and is excited to share the magic of musicals with the campers at Bay Street Theatre! She is also a voice and acting coach, who is available for private sessions.

Christine Lisette Martinez, the teacher for Green Eggs and Hamlet, is thrilled to be returning once again to Bay Street this summer after teaching one of last year's camps and assisting the wonderful Miss Bethany in this year's camp in the Spring. Christine attended Suffolk Community College for acting and music and has performed all over the island from Southampton to East Islip in Musical theatre productions. She is a Photographer, Gymboree Music and Art Teacher and has danced Ukrainian folk dancing for over 20 years!


Valerie DiLorenzo, the teacher for Shakespeare Stories: A Mini Midsummer Dream, is a Director, Teaching Artist and Equity Actor with 20+ years' experience. Her work has been featured at venues including: Lincoln Center, NYU, Inside Broadway, SUNY Purchase and Westhampton Beach PAC. Her musical theatre program, Theatrix, was honored by Lincoln Center as an exemplary integration of the theatrical and creative into the classroom. Favorite theatrical credits include: Rose in Gypsy, Mrs. Johnstone in Bloodbrothers, Sheila in A Chorus Line, Nancy in Oliver!, and Miss Hannigan in Annie.

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968
$450 per child for one week of camp
$800 per child when you sign up for two weeks

August 4-8
Land of Make Believe! (Ages 7-9)

Fairy tales collide in this weeklong summer camp where students create their own play. Could Jack climb up the beanstalk to rescue Cinderella only to be hauled away on a broomstick by the wicked witch of the west? Who knows.... it just might happen....

August 11-15
My Life As A Musical: Camp! (Ages 9-12)

What if you got trapped in a musical version of your life? This whirlwind 1-week camp gives campers the opportunity to find out. Using some of pop music and Broadway's favorite songs, every camper has their chance to shine and discover what it might be like if their lives were musicals, too!

Studio 3 in Bridgehampton
48 Foster Avenue, Unit 3
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
$450 per child for one week of camp
$800 per child when you sign up for two weeks

August 4-8
Green Eggs and Hamlet! (Ages 9 – 12)

Doctor Seuss meets Shakespeare's Great Dane in this hilarious comedic version of one of the bard's great tragedies. Campers will play with Shakespeare's text and add their own comedic flare in this zany fun and funny 1-week camp.

August 25-29
Shakespeare Stories: A Mini Midsummer Dream (Ages 7-9)

Campers will embark on a weeklong journey into Shakespeare's classic comedy. Magic, Fairies, and Donkeys romp through kids' imaginations as they learn about and perform some of Shakespeare's funniest words and plot twists.

The camps will be led by Julia Motyka, Bay Street Theater’s Director of Education and Megan Minutillo, Bay Street’s Summer Education Intern. “For the first time, this summer,” says Motyka, “we are thrilled to give campers the unique opportunity to meet and interact with some of Bay Street’s incredible roster of Mainstage artists as part of a special activity available during each camp.”

Camp size is limited and always sells out. For payment and more information, please call Lorien Reese at 631-725-0818 ext. 129.







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