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(734) 995-0530 | Performance Site: 4800 E. Huron River Dr., A2 48105 | Office: 6175 Jackson Rd, A2 48103

Classes and Camps

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Wild Swan Theater’s

2020 Camp DoYaWanna

Wild Swan Theater drama camps are fun experiences where kids can feel safe and comfortable exploring the imaginative world of theater. Our main goal is that every camper has a great time cultivating their creativity and leaves camp feeling successful. With a new theme every week, activities will include warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations that bring people together in a nurturing, memorable way. Some weeks will also include craft activities such as making props and costume pieces.

Animal Tales  
Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26, 10am-12pm   Ages 4-6    Session 1
Myths and Legends   Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 10, 9:30am-12:30pm   Ages 6-10   Session 2

Kindness is King  
Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 17, 10am-12pm   Ages 4-6    Session 3
Globetrotters: Explore Arts of the World   Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24, 9:30am-12:30pm   Ages 6-10   Session 4
Magical Shakespeare    Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31, 9:30am-12:30pm   Ages 8+   Session 5
Everything But the Kitchen Sink! Monday, August 3 – Friday, August 7, 9:30am-12:30pm   Ages 7-12   Session 6

Camp is held at our Office/Studio at 6175 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor.

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Meet our Teachers

Our talented group of teachers will keep your kids “acting up” all year long!

Sandy Ryder

Sandy, the Co-Artistic Director of Wild Swan Theater received her BA in Theater from the University of Michigan in 1975. She is well known throughout Michigan for her acting, storytelling, and teaching skills. Sandy has created dozens of roles for Wild Swan productions as well as for other theater companies including The Purple Rose, Ann Arbor Civic Theater, and Redbud Productions. She is a master teacher of acting and improvisation. She has led hundreds of drama workshops making theater accessible to deaf, blind, mobility impaired, and developmentally impaired young people. Sandy has also customized theater classes for students ranging from preschoolers to senior citizens.

Meghan VanArsdalen

Meghan is a Michigan native who holds her BA in Theatre from Siena Heights University and is a graduate from the MFA program at The New School for Drama. Since graduating, Meghan has appeared onstage at The Actor’s Studio, The Tank, and Hudson Guild Theatre in NYC. Locally, she has been seen in Constellations (Theatre Nova), Be A Good Little Widow (Open Book Theatre Company), Little Women and Wizard of Oz (Wild Swan Theater), All Childish Things (Rousteabout Theatre Troupe), and Red Sauce (The Tipping Point Theatre’s Sandbox Play Festival). Meghan has also appeared in several independent short films and web series including Forever Home, PREPARE: Zombie Apocalypse, and Organic Cyanide. Meghan enjoys spending her downtime exploring nature with her tail wagging, offstage, scene partner Roo.