Summer drama and music camp sets up

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Village Church Community Theater will hold its Summer Drama Music Camp for local youth, grades seven through 2012 high school graduates, running Aug. 6 through Aug. 10.Five days of workshops, rehearsals, drama, music will be held by camp staff members including Paul Maley, actor and director with Lamb’s Players Theater, Educational Touring Company; Theresa Layne, Mira Costa College Theater Department and Kirk Duncan, professional actor in the movies, “Pearl Harbor” and “The Last Goodbye” with television appearances in “General Hospital,” “Unsolved Mysteries,” and “Laverne and Shirley.”

Camp will conclude with participants presenting “Old Testament: Fast Forward” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Village Church Community Theater, 6225 Paseo Delicias. This performance is free of charge, however donations are appreciated. This comedic story is told through strong ensemble pieces with many roles for speaking actors singing soloists and dancers. Registration is limited to the first 40 applicants.

For youngsters still looking to get onstage or behind the scenes, auditions are being held for Village Church Community Theater’s upcoming Mystery Dinner Theater production “Mandate for Murder” on Aug. 20 and Aug. 21. Character descriptions and audition requirements will be posted online. For audition information and appointment, contact Margie Wood at or call the Village Church at (858) 756-2441. Also visit