Arts Briefs

Registration is open for summertime Pier One Youth Theatre Camps

Registration has opened for Pier One Youth Theatre Camps to be held this summer. For application information, visit Youth from ages 5 to 17 can register for these camps:

• Theatre Play: For ages 5-8, 2-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 5-15, at the Mariner Theatre. This camp is geared towards giving children the opportunity to create and explore onstage. Through stories and games, campers begin to enjoy theater with Kathleen Gustafson.

• Theatre Skills Camp: For ages 9 and older, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 5-23, with performances on Thursday, June 22, and Friday, June 23. Join returning Pier One Youth Theatre directors Lindsey Schneider and Landon Bunting in Youth Theatre Skills Camp, where students will devise and create a show based on classical and contemporary scenes. Throughout the camp, local artists hold workshops exploring movement, circus arts, music, improv, mask-making, stagecraft and design to expose students to a wide array of theatre fields. YTSC begins on June 5, and will culminate in three performances June 22 and 23. The first two weeks are at the Mariner Theatre. The third week and performances are at Pier One Theatre on the Spit.

• Youth Theatre Production Camp: For ages 9-17, noon-3 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 5-Aug. 19. Auditions for the Production Camp show, “Honor Among Thieves,” by Lindsey Schneider, will be noon-3 p.m. Monday, June 26, and Tuesday, June 27. Performances will be Aug. 11-13 and Aug. 17-19. A band of orphans pulls off the heist of the century in a fictional land where magic and machines are colliding. Auditions and all but the last few rehearsals are at the Mariner Theatre. The last week of rehearsals and all the performances will be at the Pier One Theatre on the Spit.

Apply by April 30 for Bunnell’s four-week Fiber Arts Residency

Artists can apply through April 30 for Bunnell Street Arts Center’s four-week Alaska Fiber Arts Residency. The residency seeks an artist exploring the relationships between wearable art and fashion.

The residency aims to support designers working in fashion, costume design, sculpture or associated fields, in particular those whose practice is experimental and hard to define. Through the course of the residency, the artist conducts collaborations with local participants and produces pieces to be included in the Homer Fiber Art Collective’s annual Wearable Arts Runway Show.

Bunnell Street Arts Center’s Artist-in-Residence Program aims to strengthen individual practice through collaboration and community engagement. Its residencies are designed to celebrate creativity and challenge artists to incorporate social practice. The residency is open to all United States artists and includes a $2,000 artist stipend, a $500 travel allowance, lodging in a private room with a shared kitchen and living area, and $500 materials budget. There is a $30 application fee.

For more information and to apply, visit

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