Our summer theatre workshops are ideal for young performers interested in a fast-paced, supportive, and creative environment lead by experienced theatre professionals and educators. Providing an opportunity to build upon the skills and confidence necessary for success in mainstage productions, our leveled curriculum offers performers training appropriate to their age and ability. In addition to rehearsing a musical to be presented at the culmination of their session, performers will take classes intended to expand their skills. Participants will leave Summer Session with improved skills in acting, singing, and dancing, a better understanding of the audition and rehearsal process, and the kind of confidence that comes from socializing with like-minded friends while working together to create something to be proud of!
workshops are held for two-week sessions: monday-friday / 9:00 AM-3:00 PM.
performances take place at 3:00 pm on the final friday of each session.*
* Session 3 will present an additional performance open to the public on Saturday, August 19th at 7:00 pm.
July 10 - 21
Rising 1st - 3rd Graders
Deep in the Hundred Acre Wood, Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets up with his pals Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and Owl, but they soon discover that a mysterious creature has captured Christopher Robin! Preparing for the rescue mission, the animals encounter lessons in teamwork, friendship, and, of course, sharing snacks. Filled with all of their favorite characters, Winnie the Pooh is a joy for children to perform, featuring songs written by Academy Award-winners Robert and Kristen Lopez (Frozen).
Showcase: Friday, July 21 / 3:00 PM
July 24 - august 4
Rising 4th - 6th Graders
In this musical adaptation of The Brothers Grimm’s Snow White, all of the traditional characters from your favorite fairytale are brought to life through an infectious and eclectic score. Jealous of Snow White’s beauty, a wicked queen orders the young girl’s demise. Escaping to a cottage in the woods, she encounters seven bumbling yet endearing dwarfs who allow her to stay with them. When the queen disguises herself as an old hag, Snow White is tricked into biting a poisoned apple, and falls under a spell that can only be broken by true love.
Showcase: Friday, August 4 / 3:00 PM
August 7 - 18 / 19
Rising 7th graders - grads
A dazzling ensemble cast tells the story of Pippin, a young prince desiring passion and adventure; he seeks it in the glory of war, the temptation of romance, and the intrigue of politics. Soon, he wonders if happiness lies not in the extraordinary, but rather in the ordinary moments that happen every day. Pippin struggles to decide whether he should settle down and pursue a peaceful life, or continue making magic with his troupe of performers. Pippin is a modern classic with a brilliant score written by Grammy and Oscar-winner Stephen Schwartz (Children of Eden, Godspell, Wicked).
Friday, August 18 / 3:00 PM & Saturday, August 19 / 7:00 PM