The College of Fine Arts to offer summer youth and teen programs, discount available for family members of OHIO employees

Published: May 19, 2023 Author: Staff reports

Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts has an array of arts programming being offered this summer for youths and teens that will allow for creative exploration in various types of artforms.

University faculty and staff will receive a 10% discount on program fees for their dependents.

The college will offer two different sets of programming, one with a focus on arts for youths and another focused on pre-college programs.

The Summer Arts for Youth include high-quality, community-driven programs from the Athens Community Music School and Tantrum Theater, as well as medium-specific, exploratory offerings in Art + Design and Film. Across the different programs, elementary and middle-school students will work alongside practicing artists and performers from the University community and beyond to develop and realize their ideas and potential.

The following are the programs for Summer Arts for Youth:

June 5–9, 2023
Tantrum Theater Kids Drama Camp ages 7–9 NEW!

June 12–16, 2023
Tantrum Theater Drama Camp ages 10–14

July 3–7, 2023
Stop-Motion Animation ages 10–14
Body Extensions: Wearable Art ages 10–14

July 10– 14, 2023
Drawing and Narrative: DIY Comics ages 10–14
Athens Community Music School: Summer Music Week ages 5–12

The Summer Pre-College Programs offer residential and commuter pre-college programs to students ages 14-18 where they can choose from courses in any area of the Fine Arts. Students will work with faculty and visiting artists to improve their skills and techniques, hone their creative vision and create meaningful personal work – all while having the opportunity to live on OHIO’s beautiful Athens campus.

The following are the programs for the Summer Pre-College Program:

Session 1: June 5–16, 2023 (residential stay June 4–17, 2023)
Design Studio
Fiber: Stitching a Story
Painting + Drawing Studio
Summer Film Lab
Musical Theater

Session 2: June 26–30, 2023
Animation Lab
Acting Intensive
Introduction to the Figure
OHIO Summer Music Academy, with Band Camp and intensives in Contemporary Music and Digital Instruments, Piano, Strings, and Voice (course work runs Sunday June 25–finale concert Saturday July 1)
Summer Dance Institute with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (open to dancers 15 and older, final performance Saturday July 1)

To receive the faculty and staff discount, employees can enter their employment information during the registration process to receive the 10% discount code.

Contact with any questions.