Monthly Archives: July 2014

WedneSPAE: “Art is what makes all the colors of the world brighter”

From Dea, who’s entering 3rd grade this year in response to our closing circle question, “How does art affect your every day life?”The answers were tremendous. They took my breath away, and brought tears to my eyes.Hoping to have a … Continue reading

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TueSPAE! Day 2: Sound Workshop, Auditions, GAMES!

Another GREAT and FULL day at SPAE! Today we had the pleasure of being joined by Sarah Dickson, Leland and Gray alum from’12. She lead us in a sound workshop where we learned about AMPLIFIERS, LAPEL MICROPHONES, SPEAKERS, and more! (Those words … Continue reading

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MonSPAE: Where Are We? What Do We Do Here? Who Are We?

Ohhhhh Booooyyyyy!!! We are off to a FABULOUS start!!!Today we spent a lot of time figuring out what we do at SPAE, and WHO WE ARE at SPAE.We opened with learning each other’s names, warming up our brains with a … Continue reading

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FINAL SNEAK PEEK #7 The OPENING POTLUCK!

ANNNNND WE’RE OFF!! HOOOORAYYYYY!!!!  Tonight we kicked off SPAE 2014 with a family potluck! We had a great turnout, and despite needing to bring our picnic inside, it was a BLAST. We have a wonderful mix of old and new campers, … Continue reading

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SNEAK PEEK #6 The STAFF!

  THE SPAE 2014 STAFF! (Not pictured: Rachael, Kenny, and Annie L) Today we, (PATRICK, NASTIA, SAGE, NICOLE, TINO, JESSE, BEKAH, NATHANIEL, EMILY, ABBY, AND I,) had a FANTASTIC CIT Orientation!!!We played lots of ridiculous games, (1,2,3 SCREAM, Evolution-introduced to us … Continue reading

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SNEAK PEEKS #4 AND #5

INTRODUCING: MILLICENT, otherwise known as MILLIE,and the GARDEN GNOME Sometimes when we adapt our stories for SPAE we run into characters who we just don’t like. No matter what we do we can’t quite wrap our brains and hearts around them. … Continue reading

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SPAE 2014 SNEAK PEEK #3

Marcel Freda? Who in the WORLD is that? Among many other things, Marcel is a stand up comedian, actor, director, clown, movie-maker, teacher, and drama director at People’s Academy in Morrisville, VT. WHY AM I TELLING YOU THIS? BECAUSE HE’S … Continue reading

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