Summer Theater Camp 2021
July 5-16, 2021, Troy Howard Middle School, Belfast, Maine
MTC summer theater camp is a two-week day camp where kids rehearse and perform a musical under the direction of trained theater professionals. Previous camp productions include The Lion King, Annie, Dear Edwina, and Seussical, as well as senior camp productions of Rent and Sweeney Todd. Register now at the link above.
Jason Bannister, Camp Director
Jason has a BA in theater and a Masters in Education. He has taught elementary and middle school for 20 years and currently teaches theater arts at Troy Howard Middle School, where he directs the annual musical. He also is the fall musical director at Belfast Area High School. A veteran performer, director and designer, Jason is the creator of the Maine Student Acting Competition and Managing Artistic Director of Midcoast Theater Company.
Nathan Roach, Music Director
Nathan Roach plays daily roles of ed tech, tutor and soccer coach at Nokomis Regional High in Newport, where he has been fight choreographer and co-director for the Drama club. He has also taught in the RSU 19 district's summer reader's theater program, and developed a theater camp for the Newport Cultural Center. He is a teaching artist for Penobscot Theatre's Shakespeare in the Schools program. Nathan has studied acting and vocal music at the University of Maine, improv comedy with Brad Labree and Amy Roeder at Penobscot Theatre, and stage combat with Arthur Morrison and Angela Bonacasa (a SAFD Certified Fight Instructor).
Sam Maheu, Camp Staff
Samantha Maheu has taught art at Troy Howard Middle School for the past six years. Before THMS she spent 8 years as an elementary Art Teacher in the Belfast school district. She has been a set painter for Lakewood Teacher and has painted many sets for the THMS drama club. Mrs. Maheu has had many years of experience as a basketball coach, summer camp counselor, and coordinator of all things fun! She is also a working artist, and has shown her own art at Waterfall Arts, Grande Central Cafe in Waterville, and works by commission.
There are no current adult classes. Check back for more information.