The Actor and Director

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Production Lab: The Actor and Director 
13 – 19 year olds
July 15 – 19 at First Presbyterian Church, Vancouver
9:30am – 4:30pm

Showcase at 4pm on Friday

Focusing on actor-director collaboration, this week-long intensive will provide opportunities for students to try their hand at directing and take their acting skills to the next level.

Topics include: Rehearsal techniques, character development, acting-coaching, script analysis, collaborative leadership, and blocking.

Led by Actor/Director, Stephen Pick, Journey’s new Executive Director, this hands-on intensive will offer insight to beginning and advanced students alike, culminating in a showcase of student-directed scenes and short plays.

Cost: $245
New Family Discount: Families enrolling a student for the first time are eligible for a discount for $25 off the total cost of registration. Enter the code FIRSTJOURNEY when registering online. This discount is given once per family.
Sibling Discount: Any family that enrolls more than one child in Journey for the same session of classes will receive $10 off for every child enrolled. Note that this discount is given once per child.
Multiple Registrations Discount: Any child who is enrolled in more than one Journey class per session will receive $10 off every class enrolled after the first.

Sibling and Multiple Registration Discounts cannot be combined.

Refunds for camp payments must be requested at least two weeks before the first day of the camp in which a student is registered.
A $25 processing fee will be charged.

Camp Staff

Stephen Pick

Executive Director

A Vancouver, WA native and Journey alumnus, Stephen Pick recently returned home after three years in Boston where he was teaching, directing and completing his Master of Fine Arts degree and Arts Administration certification.

Stephen was a part of the first season of Journey shows back in 2003 and was completely captivated by the strong and friendly community. Experiencing theatre for the first time in Journey instigated Stephen’s love for the arts. He went on to complete degrees in theatre at George Fox University and Boston University as well as co-found and run a nonprofit, Valley Repertory Theatre, for many years. Returning to Journey he is honored to bring his experience and training to an organization that helped form him as a youth.

Stephen and his wife, Jessie, just celebrated eight years of marriage and have two little girls, Madelyn and Lillian.

Jared Mack

Guest Artist

An Oregon native, Jared spent over a decade performing and studying from the Midwest to Moscow.  He has recently been on stage with Broadway Rose, Bag&Baggage, PassinArt, Big Bridge Theatre Consortium, and Oregon Children’s Theatre.  Jared received an MFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University, and a BFA in Theatre from Hunter College.  He teaches Acting at George Fox University, Oregon Children’s Theatre, and Northwest Children’s Theatre.  He lives in Battle Ground with his wife Piper, and three kiddos, Nevaeh, Saphira, and Gander.