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Acting Out!

Youth Acting Camp Led by Katie Colletta


  The Englert Theatre

Presented by:
Englert Wavelength

Event Description



Box Office Hours

Tuesday - Friday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
(319) 688-2653


The camp is divided into morning and afternoon sessions. Students may sign up for one or the other or both. Those who sign-up for the full day should bring their lunch. Snacks and water will be provided during breaks.

Both sessions will include physical and vocal warm-ups and games, improvisation, and the application of classic acting principles.


Camp: Monday through Friday, August 8 – 12


The camp will be held in person and on the stage of The Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City.


Originally from Rockton, Illinois, Katie Colletta is a teaching artist, writer, and theatre maker who earned her BFA in Musical Theatre from Millikin University and will complete her Masters in Arts Administration from the University of Kentucky this fall. She has taught with nationally recognized institutions in the Washington DC area including Imagination Stage, Signature Theatre, and Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts. This fall she is thrilled to join the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts staff where she will serve as Education Coordinator. Her work will foster the expansion of Young Footliters Youth Theatre’s educational offerings including weekly classes, workshops, and interactive family experiences, and to oversee the development of Footliters Traveling Playhouse: a program that provides over eight hundred children across Iowa the chance to perform in a musical. Katie previously served as Associate and Interim Artistic Director at Old Creamery Theatre here in Iowa where she worked on over 100 productions as an actor, director, choreographer, and more. When not directing or teaching, Katie can be found writing original musicals for youth, traveling with her incredible husband, or petting her two cats, Penny and Lulu. You deserve to take up space in the world.

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