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Drama Camp



Union Street Players’ Drama Camp is an annual week-long opportunity for young people to receive a basic overview of theatre and stage craft. Camp activities include: script writing/reading, set and prop building, actin, mime, puppertry, characterization, vocalization, improv, reader’s theatre, audition preparation, costume shop visit, make-up clinic, and more!!!


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Union Street Players’ Drama Camp 2014

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AS OF 7/29/14 at 4:00 p.m. Drama Camp is completely FULL. We are accepting no more registrations. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Union Street Players‘ annual Drama Camp is scheduled for August 4-8, 2014. Children who are entering 1st grade through 4th grade will be part of the morning session 9:00 a.m. through noon Monday through Friday led by Brystal Hopkins. Children who are entering 5th grade through 9th grade will participate in the afternoon session 12:30 through 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday led by Suzi Jones. NOTE: Children going into 5th grade may choose to participate in either the morning session with the younger children or the afternoon session with the older children.

Cost for 2014 Drama Camp is:

  • $55 for the first child
  • $40 for the second child
  • $30 for the third and each subsequent child

To register your child:

  1. Download, fill out, save and e-mail the following PDF registrations form: USPDC Registration 2014
  2. Visit the following page to pay for your child/childrens registration using credit card: USPDC Payment
  3. If you cannot pay using credit card, then mail registration form and check to the address on the registration form.


Brystal Hopkins (1st-4th grade) 641.620.9158 brystalhopkins@gmail.com

Suzi Jones  (5th-9th grade) 641.628.1522 suzanne.jones@pella.k12.ia.us


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USP Sets the Stage for Annual Summer Youth Drama Camp

Union Street Players will once again be holding summer drama camps for children. The camps will run July 30th through August 3rd at the Pella Community Center, 712 Union Street.  Brystal Hopkins will lead the morning session for students who have just completed kindergarten through 4th grade, and Suzi Jones will lead the afternoon session for students in grades 5-8. The morning session runs from 8:30 am until 11:30 am  and the afternoon runs from 12:30 pm until 3:30 pm. On Friday August 3rd a performance for family and friends will be held at 6:30 pm.

2012 USP Drama Camp Registration Form

Registration forms can also be picked up at the Community Center office. Interested parties can also contact Brystal Hopkins at brystalhopkins@gmail.com, Suzi Jones at suzanne.jones@pella.k12.ia.us or mail completed registrations to 503 Washington, Pella, Iowa 50219. Both camps will work on developing theatre skills through activities involving movement, voice and storytelling. “A great thing about developing theatre skills is that students are also building skills for communication, cooperation and creativity,” said Suzi Jones. “Those are skills that are directly transferable to the classroom at any age.” Families are encouraged to register soon as classes have been filled to capacity in previous summers.