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Boykin Series XVIII

Don't miss a single show, and enjoy ALL of the perks that Boykin Series Season Ticket holders enjoy! We have a thrilling lineup of artists this year! 80's rocker Eddie Money, Country star B.J. Thomas, Freddy Cole and Robin & Linda Williams are a few of the outstanding acts scheduled to grace the Boykin Center Stage.

Season tickets for the Boykin Professional Series are available NOW through August 22nd at the Arts Council of Wilson. Individual tickets will go on sale August 26.

For the full lineup, click here!
 

 


 

 


 

Wilson Active Artists Biennial Show

July 10 - August 30

 


2014 Summer
Camp Schedule

July 28 - August 1

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Art History Camp

Each day, campers will learn about a specific art movement or artist in history like Jackson Pollock, Fauvism or Matisse. Then, they will get to create their own masterpieces inspired by the artist of the day! Who knows? Maybe you will be the next Picasso!
Ages: Older Elementary and Middle School
Maximum: 10 students
Teacher: Baylee Werline

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Cake Pop Cuties

Students will learn the fundamental basics of baking and decorating cake pops. Throughout the week they will have the opportunity to learn various decorating techniques and ways to make these delicious bite size treats at camp and at home.
Ages: Elementary and Middle School
Maximum: 8 students
Teacher: Meagan Culkin

August 4 - 8

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark Kids

Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark Kids is an adaptation of the first of Mary Pope Osborne's award-winning fantasy adventure books from the Magic Tree House book series. While exploring one afternoon, siblings Jack and Annie discover a tree house full of books. Jack looks through a book about dinosaurs and wishes he could see a real one. Suddenly the wind begins to blow and the tree house starts to spin wildly. When it finally stops, Jack and Annie open their eyes to find they have been transported back to the time of the dinosaurs. Join Jack and Annie on their adventure back in time to experience an amazing group of dinosaurs face to face. Enjoy a weeklong theater experience as you produce, sing, act and dance in a musical theater production. The week will come to a close with a production on Friday evening for families and friends at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 each. Auditions will be held to determine your role.
Ages: Elementary - High School
Maximum 40 students
Cost: $125+ / $110+ ACW contributors
Teachers: Martha Hale, Amanda McCullum and K.K. Nida
Camp at Boykin Center

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Project Runway Wilson

Make your own fashion statement by Recycling! Learn how to transform bags, jewelry and clothes with your own personal style. Campers will bring old shirts, an old pair of pants and a purse from their home closets or the thrift store, to become something completely new! The week will end with a fashion show with all of the campers as models showing off their new looks!
Ages: Older Elementary and Middle School
Cost: $70+ / $55+ ACW contributors
Maximum: 10 students
Teacher: Wendy Ferguson-Whitehead

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Cupcake Kids

Students will learn the fundamentals of baking cupcakes, cookies, and other sweet treats. Each day will be centered around a certain "theme" i.e. sports, animals, flowers, etc. Campers will work individually and as a team to create their masterpieces each day!
Ages: Younger Elementary
Cost: $70+ / $55+ ACW contributors
Maximum: 8 students
Teacher: Meagan Culkin

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Paper Crafts

Have a blast with paper! Campers will make paper chains, art, cards, puppets and fans; all with paper!
Ages: Elementary
Cost: $70+ / $55+ ACW contributors
Maximum: 10 students
Teacher: Anna Batts

Copyright of the Arts Council of Wilson

Wilson Arts Center
124 Nash Street SW | Wilson, NC 27893
252-291-4329 | fax 252-234-0049

Your Arts Council

Arts Council

POSITION AVAILABLE:
Youth Performing Arts Director, Arts Council of Wilson

REQUIREMENTS:

• College degree in Theater, Directing, Education, or other relevant program

•Minimum of 3 professional directing credits

•Willing to work with large groups of children in variety of different styles (musicals, drama, comedy, etc.)

•Must be available weekends and evenings of performances

•Able to respond to community needs and actively search for ways to include the total community

JOB DESCRIPTION:

•Responsible for Artistic Direction of the Act! for Youth program, a highly participatory educational youth theatre focusing on ages 5 to high school graduation

•Direct a minimum of three (3) shows per year

•Work with volunteer committees, Director of Public Relations, the Technical Director and the Core Committee to coordinate productions

•Develop outreach activities to recruit interested youth and adult volunteers

•Create summer educational program and contract for appropriate staff to conduct the program

•Responsible for developing and coordinating performing arts offerings for local schools using contracted performers

•Oversees cooperatively with the theater coordinator a 3 story building used for storage of costumes and calls for periodic work days

•Works with the Boykin Series Committee to provide good quality performances and experiences for the Wilson Community

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:

•Contact The Arts Council of Wilson (252) 291-4329

•Or fax your resume/cover letter to (252) 234-0049 or email acw@wilsonarts.com

Salary Scale: 25,000 to 29,000 with health insurance and simple 401K
 
Deadline: August 5, 2014