Mayfair is a vibrant Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood, home to a variety of stores, pubs and restaurants and the proud host of community events all year long. The Civic Association consists of volunteer citizens focused on the betterment of their Community.
Our General meetings are held the 3rd Monday of March, May, September and November and the 4th Monday of January at 7PM at the Mayfair Community Center, St. Vincent St. and Battersby St.
Thank you for supporting the Devon Theater. Summer is just around the corner and I'm thrilled to tell you about some exciting opportunities the Devon Theater has just for kids! Please read the articles below and consider signing up your family for one or more of our programs today.
Senior Camp Grades 3-12 6/29/09 - 7/9/09 Monday - Thursday 9 AM to 2:30 PM Cost: $225 per student, $200 for Devon Members Includes: Camp tuition, t-shirt, registration for The Devon Theater Summer Program.
Junior Camp Grades K-2 6/29/09 - 7/2/09 Monday - Thursday 9 AM to 11:30 AM Cost: $50 per student Includes: Camp Tuition, t-shirt (Junior campers are not eligible for The Devon Summer Community Theater Program.)
This dynamic theater training program offers an exciting summer learning environment for campers of all ages at Philadelphia's Devon Theater for the Performing Arts.
Camp registration and $100 deposit deadline is Thursday, April 30
Camp Devon is Dedicated to:
Introducing children and youth to the incomparable magic of theatre and the arts.
Developing student's creativity and imaginations, voices and bodies by providing interactive, engaging, and fun classes taught by arts professionals.
Fostering abilities and desires to think critically and objectively, work collaboratively, build self-confidence and discipline, in addition to a keen sense of citizenship alongside their artistic achievements.
*Senior Campers grades 3-8 must be registered and attend camp to be in the Devon Summer Community Theater Program. All Senior Campers are required to bring their own brown bag lunch and water bottle.
*If Junior Campers want to stay for lunch, they must bring their own brown bag lunch and water bottle. *Early arrival offered at 8:30 AM allowed by pre-registration only at an additional cost of $50 per student. There are no set activities at that time, just supervision.
Saturday Creative Workshops!
Acting 101 Saturday, May 16 (Grades 1-5) Saturday, May 23 (Grades 6-12) This workshop provides training in the fundamentals of acting. Starting with the basics, this class focuses on stage movement, stage directions, vocals, theater terminology and designing blocking for a scene. This workshop is incredibly fun and hands-on, perfect for beginners. No prior experience necessary! Instructor: Kathleen Gaynor Cost: $25.00 Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Commercial Acting Saturday, June 6 (Grades 1-6) Have you ever thought about being in a commercial? Learn the basics of being a commercial actor and go home with the confidence and knowledge to put you on the path to commercial success! This workshop will focus on preparing thebeginning through advanced actor for the television and internet commercial market by developing the inner characters of the actor. A very fun "on camera" workshop that includes improv games, facial and vocal exercises, memorization techniques, product use, audition techniques, character development, and understanding of the copy/script! If you ever wanted to be in a commercial, this is the class for you! Instructor: Chris Christian Cost: $25.00 Time: 9:)) AM to 12:00 PM
Improv(e) Your Life! Saturday, June 13 (Grades 1-5) This workshop focuses on improv as an art form as well as a way to improve your life! Improvisational theater, dance, and music have a great way of freeing you. Don't think. Just do! This class will give you a chance to find your funny side, your flexible side, and build up your confidence. You will learn to make quick decisions, to think on your feet, and best of all, to be brave! No prior theater, dance, or music experience is required! Instructor: Jen Jaynes Cost: $25.00 Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Registration and full payment of $25 is due for each workshop the Wednesday before the workshop takes place.