Day Camp at Penobscot Theatre Company offers February fun for vacationing students

Bangor,ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is hosting a theatrical day camp for children ages 4-14 during February School Vacation, February 15-19. Each day, expert and highly energetic teaching artists will lead participants in theme-based dramatic activities. “February Vacation Camp is one of the most action-packed weeks we have here at Penobscot Theatre Company!” said Amy Roeder, the company’s director of education. “This year, along with perennial favorites, we’re thrilled to offer some new activities, like a stage makeup workshop on Design Day!”

Vacation camp will begin at 9:00 am with structured activities until 4:00 pm. Because each day will be centered on a different theme, students may register for any or all of the following:
Monday: Theatre 101394f5a50-be39-47c9-88ee-6a7bad610d66
Tuesday: Musical Theatre
Wednesday: Shakespeare
Thursday: Theatrical Design
Friday: Fractured Fairytales

Each day will end with a showcase of the work for students’ families, from 3:45 to 4:00 pm. All activities will be held at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main Street, Bangor.

February Vacation Camp costs $50 per day or $225 for the week. Tuition expenses may be eligible for a federal tax credit, as well.

For more information or to register for the program, call (207) 947-6618. Online registration is now available through the theatre’s website


Amy Roeder

About Amy Roeder

Director of Education – Amy Roeder is pleased to be joining the staff at PTC. Amy received her BFA in theatre from the University of Evansville and her Master of Fine Arts in acting from The University of Georgia. She recently relocated to Bangor from Chicago where she taught and performed with famed comedy institution The Second City. Local audiences may have seen her onstage with Improv Acadia in Bar Harbor where she has been a company member since 2005. Amy has performed all over the country including at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park and with the Improv Asylum in Boston. In addition to teaching acting and improvisation classes all over the world, Amy is also designs and facilitates workshops in improvisational techniques for businesses. Amy hates writing in the third person.