The Magnetic Theatre debuts it first radio drama kids camp

Announcement from The Magnetic Theatre:

Has your rising 6th-9th grader ever wanted to:

Explore exotic locales? Soar through deep space? Solve crimes?
Discover buried treasure? Live the lifestyle of the rich and famous soap opera world?

At the Magnetic Theatre’s Radio Drama Camp this summer, kids ages 11 – 14 will write, produce, direct, and star in a radio drama that is performed live on stage and recorded as an mp3 file to be shared with friends and family.

This is your child’s opportunity to:
Create and write a cliffhanger story
Learn the craft of creating sound effects
See how a professional radio station and recording studio works
Weave all of these elements into a fully produced episode of a radio adventure
Perform live on stage for family, friends, and other campers

Camp will run for one week, June 20 – 24 (9am – 4pm) and be held at the Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot Street in the River Arts District.

Cost is $200 and includes all materials, snacks, and a camp t-shirt. There will be one field trip to 880 The Revolution radio station.

Camp staff will be led by local radio personality/playwright/actor Jeff Messer and include Scott Fisher (playwright/actor) and Lisa Yoffee (writer).

For more information and to download registration forms please visit: or contact:

About Able Allen
Able studied political science and history at Warren Wilson College. He enjoys travel, dance, games, theater, blacksmithing and the great outdoors. Follow me @AbleLAllen

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