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All the camp's a stage

All the camp's a stage

Troy Donehue wants his young campers involved in all facets of theater

July 18th, 2011 in News

Troy Donehue pauses from a directing a play rehearsal to pose for a photograph. Donehue oversees the Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Department's Theater Camp each summer, and is working with students for their upcoming production of "Kilroy Was Here."

Photo by Julie Smith

Troy Donehue clearly remembers his first experience with the theater.

"I auditioned in my junior year of high school and didn't make it," he said. "My senior year I was in chorus and made it, and have been in theater ever since."

Donehue now oversees the fine arts camp, which is part of Jefferson City's Parks, Recreation and Forestry's annual summer program.

He has about 60 kids - from ....