"You Can't Stop the Beat" Dancing in Musical Theater Camp

"You Can't Stop the Beat" Dancing in Musical Theater Camp

"You Can't Stop the Beat" Dancing in Musical Theater Camp

Michelle McElroy

July 26-30, 2021
Showcase: July 30, 2021

July 26-30: 1:00-4:00 PM
Showcase: July 30 @ 4:30 PM

Rising 6th-12th Grade

Camp Size:
15 min / 30 max

$150 per camper (sibling discount: $100 for additional siblings)

What to Bring:
Water bottle, character shoes

Camp Description:
Students will spend the week with HHCA Theater Director Michelle McElroy Cox and choreographer Jamal Edwards, learning musical theater dance technique, choreography, and audition skills. Students will be split into two levels - beginner and intermediate - and will track with their group through a series of classes and workshops. Students will participate in a short performance for their family and friends at the end of the week. At the end of the week, students will participate in a short performance for family and friends.

About the Instructors:

JAMAL EDWARDS: Jamal is a graduate of The University of Alabama where he studied and received his B.A. in dance. He is currently a dance teacher and choreographer for Hilton Head Dance School and holds American Ballet Theatre Certification primary through level three. He has performed in many of the dance school's productions such as The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and Terpsichore. Jamal has also choreographed for HHI High School, MSYT, and May River Theatre. Jamal was choreographer for HHCA’s productions of The Little Mermaid, White Christmas, All Shook Up, Emma JV and You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown.

MICHELLE MCELROY COX: Michelle has been teaching at Hilton Head Christian Academy for eleven years and has been the director of the theater program since 2014. Locally, Michelle works with Main Stage Community Theatre and serves on the board of May River Theatre and the Island School Council for the Arts. Favorite directorial credits include: HHCA's White Christmas (2019), HHCA's The Little Mermaid (2019), MSYT's Grease (2018), HHCA's The Sound of Music (2018 voted Broadway World South Carolina’s Best Non-Professional Musical), and MRT's Little Women the Musical (2017). While Michelle loves producing shows, her favorite component of the process is helping kids and teens discover their God-given talents and love for theater.


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