CSI Community Education Center

CSI Theatre Camp

June 26 - 30, 2017
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hey, kids, want to go to the one summer camp where you’ll learn how to use stage makeup to give yourself (or somebody else) bruises, gashes, and old man wrinkles?  Do you want to learn how to swing a sword, take a fake punch, and fall without getting hurt? What about learning how to act and take stage directions? All of this and more is available in the week-long adventure that is CSI Theatre Camp! Theatre Camp is for youth ages 10-18 of all skill and experience levels who are interested in learning more about what goes into a play, on stage and behind the scenes, in a hands-on environment. We would love to have you join us if you have been in theatre for years or just want to learn what it’s all about and have a little bit of fun. The camp will consist of age-appropriate breakaway classes such as makeup, set design, stage lighting, stage combat, acting, audition prep, puppets, improv, mime, costuming, musical theatre and more! On the last day of camp, students will demonstrate their work by putting on a showcase for friends and family.

Note:  There will also be more advanced classes for those students who have taken the camp before and want to build on what they learned! 


Date, Time, & Location

June 26 - 30, 2017
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Classes take place in the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Center
Fine Arts Theatre, Green Room, and Scene Shop


Following are examples of the types of classes you will be taking at CSI Theater Camp! Students will have the opportunity to make their own schedule according to their class preferences. Progressively more advanced classes are offered in many of the areas for students who have taken the camp before. Returning students will also get to take part in the CSI Theater Camp River Trip from Centennial Park to Pillar Falls to get to know their fellow campers and camp counselors.

  • Audition Coaching
  • Voice for Theater
  • Acting Classes
  • Musical Theater
  • Stage Combat
  • Stage Makeup
  • Stage Lighting
  • Build Your Own Props
  • Fun With Costumes
  • Costume Design
  • Improv
  • Script Writing
  • Mime

Registration & Payment

To register for the class, download, print, and fill out the following form:

  • Early Bird Registration (postmarked by June 9) is $185.
  • Registration after June 9 is $205.
  • Registration deadline is June 19
  • There is a non-refundable $25 deposit due upon registration (this is worked into the tuition; it is not on top of the $185 or $205)
  • Balance of camp is due by the first day of camp
  • Registration includes Theater Camp tshirt, snacks, and a pizza party
  • Students will need to bring a sack lunch.

Students will need to bring a sack lunch with them. There will be a pizza party for the students the last day of camp before the final production, which will be at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, June 30 in the CSI Fine Arts Theatre. (Doors open at 4:45)

Return completed forms and your $25 deposit or tuition in full to:
Camille Barigar
CSI Theatre Camp
CSI Fine Arts Center
PO Box 1238
Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238

You may also hand-deliver to the CSI Fine Arts Box Office

Checks payable to College of Southern Idaho
We accept Visas, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or debit cards

Camp Faculty

Jud HarmonTamara Harmon

Camp Directors Jud and Tamara Harmon are co-owners of Random Acts of Theatre, one of the Magic Valley's most reputed theatre companies. Together, they have been acting, directing, producing, and tech designing for local productions for over 23 years. In addition to their work on and off the stage with Random Acts of Theatre and the CSI Theatre Department, Tamara and Jud have had the privilege of sharing their love of theatre and talent with local students in area schools, JUMP Company, and the Community Education Center.

Shane BrownShane Brown

Shane Brown has been teaching and directing theater in the Magic Valley for twenty years. He has served as president of the Idaho Speech Arts Teachers Association, and as their  representative on the board of directors for the Idaho High School Activities Association, as well as being named Drama Teacher of the Year twice for the state of Idaho. He was a member of the Ashland Center for Theater Studies at Southern Oregon University, where he did his graduate work in theater. He currently teaches theater and English at the College of Southern Idaho and serves on the board of directors for the Random Acts of Theater. 


Julie IsacJulie Isaac

Jules is a Writer with a capital W. She’s written everything from prose to how-to books, scripts to press releases. She’s worked as a copywriter for Star Moose Creative, has published short stories in Outlet, M Review, and Metaphor Magazine, and read her work in Portland’s ArtBeat Festival as well as Weber State’s Literature Conference. She’s run creative writing workshops for National Novel Writing Month, and has a series of several embarrassing blogs under her belt, not to mention a short film or two she scripted running around on YouTube. She also runs a website where she helps aspiring authors achieve their dreams of self-publication through some fine editing and design services, though these days she’s busy teaching English to some rambunctious high schoolers. You can check her out at julesisaacs.com.


Coltyn GiltnerColtyn Giltner

Coltyn is a senior in the BFA Actor Training Program at the University of Utah also pursuing a theatre teaching endorsement. He has appeared in 27 productions: including 5 with Random Acts of Theatre and 9 with the College of Southern Idaho. Recent acting credits include the world premiere of "Climbing With Tigers" (Salt Lake Acting Company/Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory), "Twelfth Night" (Salt Lake Shakespeare), a staged reading of "Delicate Particle Logic" (Pioneer Theatre Company), "The Importance of Being Earnest" (University of Utah) and "Animal Farm" (University of Utah"). He will be appearing in "Arcadia" as Valentine Coverly this fall (University of Utah). This is Coltyn's second time teaching at the CSI/RAT Theatre Camp. Coltyn will also be teaching at the Zona Gale Youth Theatre Workshop, under the direction of Dr. Xan Johnson in Portage, Wisconsin this summer.

Jennifer MillerJennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller is the daughter of Cheri Miller and the late Howard Miller, both integral parts of the Magic Valley community and educational theatre family, as well as the music community. She attended Dietrich and Twin Falls High School, where she was active in educational theatre as well as JuMP Company. She received her Associate of Arts Degree from the College of Southern Idaho, her Bachelor of Science Degree from Idaho State University, and her Master of Arts in Theatre Production from Central Washington University.

Jennifer taught for one year as an English/Drama teacher at Caldwell High School before falling in love with Magic Valley High School, where she has taught English and speech for the last 14 years. She formed the Main Street Players, MVHS' drama club, which has since earned numerous awards and recognition on both the district and state levels. She is a member of the Idaho Speech Arts Teachers' Association, has served two terms on the state level as treasurer, and is currently serving as Vice President. In 2012, she was named Idaho State Drama Teacher of the Year.

Jennifer has performed on stage for local theatre groups, including the RAT Players, Dilettantes, Magic Valley Little Theatre, and the Magic Valley Repertory, as well as for CSI and ISU. Some of her favorite makeup designs include Shrek (Dilettantes), A Christmas Carol (MVLT), and The Little Mermaid (MVRT). She is the proud and overbearing mother of G. Devin and Delanie Blackburn, who also appear regularly in community theatre productions. She has taught stage makeup, costume, and RASAboxes at CSI/RAT theatre camp for several years and is thrilled to be returning to the staff!

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More Information

For more information or to obtain a registration or student information/release form

Camille Barigar at (208) 732-6288 or Tamara Harmon at (208) 732-6781

Camille Barigar at cbarigar@csi.edu or Tamara Harmon at tharmon@csi.edu

Camille Barigar
CSI Theatre Camp
Po Box 1238
Twin Falls, ID 83303

Stop By:
The CSI Fine Arts Center at 315 Falls Avenue in Twin Falls

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