Starcatchers Summer Theater Camp

Proudly Offered by
The Bucks County Playhouse & The Solebury School
Stay tuned for 2016 dates! 


     Campers will experience the theatrical process from start to finish as they work together to starcatchers 2014 little mermaid ariel and flounderproduce a musical theater performance. Their journey will include instruction in acting, singing, and dancing as well as how to put it all together to form strong characters for our performance. Whether your child is going on stage for the first time or is a seasoned veteran, they will enjoy this camp and will end their experience with two performances on the Bucks County Playhouse stage. Periodically, campers will be meeting actors and creative team members from shows in production at the Playhouse, as well as guest artists visiting from Broadway and beyond. This year, StarCatchers presented SHREK JR.
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Rebecca Wilschutz has been involved in theatre for the past 20 years, having been the Artistic Director for the Streetsboro Regional Theatre. She was also a professional dancer with companies in West Virginia and Germany, where she choreographed for a professional theatre. Former students now appear on TV, Broadway, tours and study in top conservatory programs across the country. She teaches dance, musical theatre and drama at Solebury School and has taught Musical Theatre Dance for the Bucks County Playhouse. Currently she is choreographing a TV show in development for Nickelodeon. She is a seven time Ovations award-winning choreographer with a degree in theatre education from Hiram College.
Joining Rebecca this summer will be professional costumer Wendy Erholm of Cleveland, Ohio. She has been costuming shows for the past ten years and has worked with Rebecca to costume the Ohio premiere of Thoroughly Modern Millie along with youth theatre productions of Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, and Fairy Tale Courtroom. She is currently the head costumer for Stagecrafters in Beachwood, Ohio.
Cathy Block has been a music educator for over 20 years. Currently, she is the music director for Jazz Ensemble, Rock Ensemble, and teaches several music electives at Solebury School. An accomplished flutist, she teaches flute, guitar, ukulele, banjo and composition, and performs regularly at schools and libraries, including workshops on song writing, and flute master classes.
Cathy is an accomplished songwriter. Diana Ross, Kool & The Gang, Al Jarreau, New Edition, and The Manhattans are some of the artists that have recorded her songs. Her song, Never Explain Love, was featured as the closing credit song in the Spike Lee motion picture Do The Right Thing.
Her album of original music for children, Timeless, was given the prestigious Editor’s Choice Award for children’s best audio by The American Library Association’s Book List. Timeless also garnered The Toy Portfolio Platinum Award for Best Audio.
Cathy holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Jazz Composition and Arranging from Berklee College of Music, where she graduated magna cum laude. She also has studied at The Boston Conservatory of Music.