Campers will spend the day singing, dancing, creating and having a blast. The week will conclude with a rousing performance of Broadway Junior’s highly acclaimed "Dear Edwina Jr.," which follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver-extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple, as she directs the neighborhood kids in a series of buoyant production numbers for the latest edition of her weekly "Advice-a-Palooza.” Edwina and her friends share wisdom on everything from trying new foods to making new friends, through clever, catchy, and poignant songs.
Musical Theater Camp will be directed by Darlington faculty members and staffed by fine arts students.
Each camper should provide their own lunch, water bottle and snacks.
About the directors
Melissa Smyly has taught English at Darlington's Upper School since 2017 and also coaches varsity cheerleading and girls' lacrosse. She holds a B.S. in Secondary Language Arts from Auburn University and an M.A. in Library Media Technology from the University of West Alabama. Melissa is the mother of Emily Anne ('22), Jake ('24) and Loftin ('33).
Kim Tunnell, who has been a member of Darlington’s fine arts faculty since 2001, has over two decades of experience in the classroom. She taught music and chorus classes in the lower and middle grades before being named director of fine arts in 2009. She holds a B.M. and B.M.E. from Shorter College and an M.M.E. from the State University of West Georgia. She and her husband, Mark, are the parents of Jack (’15), Hillary (’18) and Sarah (’22).