Maryland performing arts camp strives to continue, despite dwindling funds

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From videographer Anastasia Champ: The Maryland Summer Center for the Arts is a program for gifted and talented students involved in the arts. It began nearly 50 years ago, and now offers students personal training in fields such as acting, musical theater, orchestra, visual arts, creative writing and digital video production. However, due to recent state budget cuts, funding has made it harder for MSCA to operate at its fullest potential.

More from Anastasia on the production: It took about 30 hours to shoot video over five days, and another 13 hours to edit. I spent nearly everyday documenting the students in all environments, including lunch, leisure and class time. The best part of the entire experience, though, was getting to know the students and trying to see the camp through their eyes.