summer camps

CALIFORNIA (USA) SUMMER CAMPS 2016 *Improvisation Camps* Ages 6-16

Still time to jump into our California improvisation camps in Truckee, CA and Tahoe City, CA (USA) Get ready to have fun, laugh a lot and make new friends while learning important life skills that work on and off the stage!  These week long improvisation camps have single day options and all end in a free community improv performance.    Truckee Improv (July 11-15) 9am-5pm Tahoe City Improv (August 1-5) 9am-3pm Click here for full details and to register: http://kidscapeproductions.com/camps/  Both Camps are Improvisation boot camps and [...]

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APPLIED IMPROV & IT’S IMPACT ON COMMUNICATION

The strategies of Applied Improvisation have proven time and time again to benefit many additional fields outside the performing arts and the theatre.  In the past few years, people have begun using this tool to enhance a variety of situations in psychology, public speaking, corporate businesses, medicine and education. KidScape Productions (www.kSpImprov.com)  & Team Building On Purpose (www.tmbonp.com) took this news seriously and through much research is able to supply applications for all ages for many different objectives and outcomes. [...]

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This Holiday Season- GIVE THE GIFT OF CONFIDENCE!!!

The holiday’s are a perfect time to snag a gift that that is not only fun, but educational and offers your kid/tween/teen an unforgettable experience. KidScape Kash  comes in a nifty gift certificate with memorabilia such as beanies, water bottles and bracelets with inspirational messages that remind students to give it their all everyday and ALWAYS! Certificates are valid in all before, during and after school programs as well as our week long school break camps.  To give this lifelong [...]

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KidScape Productions talks about strong offers and “yes, and”.

The “yes, and” theory  is thought by most to be the defining principles of improvisational art and learning..  It suggests that participants are obligated to accept offers with “yes” and follow it up with an “and” to heighten ideas and propel conversations. Whether you follow the work of Viola Spolin or Johnstone, it encourages improvisers to try something new and unknown. The “yes, and” theory suggest that denying idea’s is often a decision born out of fear.   KidScape [...]

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WHY ACTING, IMPROVISATION AND THE PERFORMING ARTS MATTER!

DID YOU KNOW? Students involved in drama performance coursework or experience outscored non-arts students on the 2005 SAT by an average of 65 points in the verbal component and 34 points in the math component(1)? Drama activities improve reading comprehension, and both verbal and non-verbal communication skills? Drama helps to improve school attendance and reduce high school dropout rates(2)? A 2005 Harris Poll revealed that 93% of the public believes that arts, including theatre, are vital to a well-rounded education (3)? Drama can improve [...]

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