The Playhouse-in-the-Park Summer Theater Crafts Camp at Langan Park is an introductory course for kids aged 5-11. Each week-long session covers acting, musical theater, dance, puppetry, and costume and scene design.
Camp dates are June 3 and June 10, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $150 for one session, $270 for both.
To register, send a $25 down payment check made payable to Playhouse-in-the-Park to: Playhouse-in-the-Park Summer Theater Craft Camp, P.O. Box 8145, Mobile, AL 36689. Include the child’s name, age and week or weeks desired.
For more information, call Danny Mollise at 251-422-5434 or visit the Playhouse-in-the-Park Facebook page.
Regional fest calls for artists
The 2019 Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival won’t happen until after Halloween but applications are already being accepted. The festival will run Nov. 1-3 in downtown Pensacola’s Seville Square. Deadline for entry is May 31.
Jury fee is $40. Cash prizes totaling $25,000 will be awarded.
Festival organizers expect more than 200 painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists to participate. Sunshine Artist magazine ranked it among the 30 best such festivals in the nation.
The festival uses ZAPP to process applications online. It allows artists to directly upload “consistent, high-quality” digital images of their artwork for jury review and scoring online.
Artists may apply at ggaf.org/apply. For more information, visit gaf.org.
Island art spot posts schedule
Dauphin Island gallery Art Does It (1101 Bienville Blvd.) has classes available for south Mobile County creatives ready to build skills. There’s a monthly beginners ceramics class with artist Julie Day every first Wednesday. Each session cost $25 per person and includes materials and firing. Space is limited to 15 enrollees.
Painter Margie Delcambre has weekly Monday painting classes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It costs $10 per person; participants must bring their own supplies.
There is a monthly Youth Arts Club free to all youth. Next meeting is April 15, 4-5:30 p.m. Supplies are provided by the St. Edmund’s Men’s Club.
The gallery’s upcoming show is “Art Explorations by Budding Artists” on April 14, 3-5 p.m.
The gallery, next to Dauphin Island Town Hall, is open Thursday and Friday, noon to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information, contact Regina Kollegger at 251-214-6485, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the gallery’s Facebook page.
Indie film fest at Regal
The 4th annual Azalea Film Festival is loaded with shorts, features and music videos and gets underway April 5 and 6, noon to 11:30 p.m., at the Regal Mobile Stadium 18 (1250 Satchel Paige Drive). A glance at the theater’s website shows more than 40 titles set for screening, many with local themes.
Passes start at $18. Proceeds help support children with autism and their families.
For more information, visit azaleafilmfestival.com.
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