Monthly Archives: November 2015

Colby in FAME!

Congratulations to Acting Manitou camper Colby for his performance in his high school's production of Fame! Anyone who came to see last year's second session shows will remember Colby's stunning performance in Macbeth. Last weekend, Colby tackled a very different type of role in the stage adaptation of the popular movie: Fame. The play, adapted by Christopher…
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Guest Blogger Blog – Kevin

Hi everybody! I miss you all and I hope you are having an exciting fall. I’m posting a guest blog about one of my favorite things to do in the fall here in New York City. If you live here, you might know that every year we have a Halloween parade in the West Village.…
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Guest Blogger Blog – Ben Gullard!

Dear Acting Manitou family, I can't believe it's almost the middle of winter and I'm still thinking about my summer as though it was last week. As many of you know, I came to Acting Manitou between sessions 1 and 2 as the Technical Director. Mac Wallach, Manitou co-choreographer extraordinaire, emailed me to tell me…
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Guest Blogger Blog – Gabrielle

Bonjour Manitou!     Greetings from Clermont-Ferrand, France. Clermont is a beautiful town surrounded by dormant volcanoes in the region of Auvergne. The cobbles stones and orange roof tiling at every turn make this town unmistakably European. That, plus the fact that everyone seems effortlessly dressed to the nines at all times. (Dear sweatpants: If…
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Guest Blogger Blog – Brock!

Create your own work. Do it. I said this a lot at camp and I’m still saying it because I MEAN IT. It is the most important lesson I have learned as an actor/artist/creative person. Using your own creative expression can dig you out of life’s holes. Are you feeling depressed? Write a poem. Are…
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