ArtPlay Summer Camp Directors

Melody Turnbow is a Birmingham based Vocal and Performance Coach, specializing in Musical Theater, Jazz, and Commercial vocals, owner of Tuned & Brave Vocal Studio. Melody holds a B.M. in Vocal Performance, Musical Theater from Ouachita University and a Vocal Certification as a Singing Success Method (similar to Speech Level READ MORE

Reid Watson has served as a teaching artist for ArtPlay for the past 9 years. He is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association (A.E.A.) His research areas include directing, musical staging, theatrical intimacy direction, performance pedagogy, and theatre education. Reid teaches Intro to Theatre (TH 114) and Teaching Theatre Performance (TH 245) at The University of Alabama, where he also READ MORE

Charles F. Henry was most recently the Choral Director at Mountain Brook High School, having previously taught at Pinson Valley High School and Spain Park High School. While teaching, Charles was the musical director for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Somethings Afoot, Legally Blonde, Pippin, Hairspray, and Once Upon a Mattress and played READ MORE

This is Valerie Lemmons’ 9th year teaching/directing at ArtPlay’s summer musical theatre camp. It truly is the best way to spend your summer! Valerie earned a BA in both Musical Theatre and Dance from Birmingham-Southern College and a Masters in Education (Secondary English Language Arts) from the University of Montevallo. In her previous life she was a freelance director/choreographer/performer READ MORE


Ready for the theatrics?

Join directors, Valerie, Charles, Melody, and Reid when you’re ready!