Summer On Stage - 2018 Camps

Week 1: June 4 - June 8 Silly with Seuss

 

Oh the places you'll go with the friends you'll soon know. This week of camp will sure be a silly time with our favorite characters like the Cat in the Hat, Sam I am, and Things One and Two! Campers will learn a song from ‘Seussical the Musical' and perform for friends and family in an informal performance at the end of the session.  (COST $225)

Week 2: June 11 - 15 Twisted Fairy Tales

 

What if the hero was the Big Bad Wolf, instead of the little girl in the red cape? Mix and mash up your favorite fairy tales. Change the outcome or change the hero. Students learn how to create characters from the ground up by utilizing their own unique vocal and physical skills. Students will explore fairy tales, learn acting techniques through games, vocal exercises and character development. Session will end with an informal performance developed by the campers. 

(COST $225)

Week 3: June 18 - 22 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Grab your golden ticket and join us for some mouth-watering adventures. Camp time will include exploring characters, ensemble building, prop creation and story-telling. Students will put their skills to work and learn basic acting techniques in the magical world of Willy Wonka. 

(COST $225 - This camp will be repeated in July)

Week 4 June 25 - 29 Superheroes Convention

 

Calling all Superheroes! Youngsters will be saving our City from the mischievous villains! Our projects this week will include cape and mask making as well as finding our inner super powers! Campers will develop and present an original production at the end of the session created using their new found super powers!

Camp requires an additional materials fee of $20. (TOTAL COST $245)

Week 5: Teen Production Workshop July 2 - July 6

 

In this camp, teens will learn the ins and outs of producing a play. They will explore the script for ‘Night of the Living Dead’ (the teen show for ACT’s next season to be produced in 2019) with the Director and Producer. They will break down the script, as a director would, to develop the production notebook. Participants will develop the technical requirements for the production (sound, lighting, set, costuming and makeup designs) and prepare a production calendar. They will leave with a comprehensive knowledge of everything required to produce a professional production and with an invitation to help bring this production to life in 2019.

This workshop is for 13-18 year olds.  No camp on July 4th. (COST $150)

Week 6: July 9 - July 13 Pete the Pint-Sized Pirate

An Intensive Camp ending with a full production of D. M. Larson's story of a small pirate with big dreams. The Pint Sized Pirate goes on a quest to save the pirates who have been captured by a sea monster.  Auditions will happen on Day One of camp for the following roles:

PETE - a small pirate who sets out to rescue the pirates from a sea monster

SCUMMY – young pirate who says mean things to PETE

BOB and ROB the Brave  – Two brothers who pick on PETE.

SUE THE STRONG - Another mean pirate.

SAM THE SMELLY – A mad pirate

CAPTAIN SLUDGE

CAPTAIN SOGGY

GRUNT – wise old pirate who speaks mysteriously

MERMAID Oceanna – helps PETE find the sea monster

WILLY the whale - someone who knows the way to the sea monster

BARNEY the barnacle–attached to the whale and mocks the whale constantly

PEARL the oyster – a game show host

VOICE of game show announcer– she can be some kind of sea animal or mermaid

SEA MONSTER

MAMA MONSTER

EXTRAS –more kids for pirates, sea animals, mermaids, etc.

To read the script before camp, click here

https://freedrama.net/pete.htmSession will end with a performance of ‘Pete the Pint-Sized Pirate’  (with permission from Freedrama.net

(Cost $225)

Week 7: July 16 - July 20 Storybook Mystery Theatre – Goldilocks

A new take on the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Learn the basics of producing a play. Audition, casting, staging, set design, prop design, sound design, costuming and performance. Session will end with a performance of ‘Storybook Mystery Theatre - Goldilocks’. (COST $225)

Week 8: July 23 - July 27 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

 Grab your golden ticket and join us for some mouth-watering adventures. Camp time will include exploring characters, ensemble building, prop creation and story-telling. Students will put their skills to work and learn basic acting techniques in the magical world of Willy Wonka. (COST $225)

Week 9: July 30 - August 3 Galaxy Far Far Away

 

Join us in a galaxy far, far away as we bring the world of Star Wars to life through theatre games, crafts, and the creation of our own Star Wars play!  Channel your inner Princess Leia, Darth Vader, Rey or Yoda to bring to life the strong, dynamic characters of this galactic series.  Learn how to communicate with others, work as a team, develop story-telling skills, lightsaber combat and expand your actor’s toolbox. Campers will present their original play at the end of the session. (COST $225)

Week 10: August 6 - August 10 Storybook Theatre

 

In this camp, we will explore a variety of children’s literature through story dramatization. Students will play drama games, sing songs, create puppets, write their own poems inspired by books and act out their favorite stories. An informal performance will culminate in this creative experience. (COST $225)

PURCHASE CAMPS HERE

Rising Star & Young Actors Camps cost $225.  Interns Camps cost $115. 

  • Early-Bird discount of $10 per camp through May 15. 
  • The Rising Star (age 6-8) and Young Actors (age 9-12) will get a Multi-Camp Discount  of $10 per camp when purchasing two or more camps at the same time.

NOTE: There's a $20 materials fee for the Superheroes Convention Camp and is included in your payment at the time of purchase.  

  • Teen Production Workshop is for 13-18 year olds only and costs $150.


PLEASE PRINT LIABILITY & PHOTO RELEASE FORM (below) AND BRING TO THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...

WHAT TIME IS CAMP?

Camp runs from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

DO YOU HAVE SCHOLARSHIPS?

YES! You can find more information HERE.  Please fill out and submit form per the instructions if you meet the criteria.

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE CAMP WE SIGNED UP FOR DOESN'T MAKE?

Occasionally a camp will not make because not enough kids are enrolled. Camps can be refunded or you may select another camp to attend.

WHAT DOES AN INTERN DO?

We love our interns!  They have lots of responsibilities that help develop their leadership skills and prepare them to be a future Assistant Teacher at ACT.  Some of their duties include helping the teachers, cleaning up during and after camp, mentoring campers and a whole lot more.  If you are interested in being an intern, please contact the Education Director at education@allenscommunitytheatre.net

WHY ARE THERE TWO "CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY" CAMPS?

Due to popular demand, we are offering Charlie & The Chocolate Factory two times this summer.  These camps will be exactly the same in content.

DO THE CAMPERS NEED TO BRING LUNCH EVERYDAY?

YES!  Please provide lunch for your camper each day.  Please be aware that some people have allergies to nuts and should not be around nut-based products (like Peanut Butter).  You are also encouraged to send a healthy snack with them each day, too.

Questions?

Email us with any questions you have

Our Education Director will respond or contact you directly as quickly as is possible.

liability & PHOTO RELEASE FORM

PLEASE PRINT  FORM AND BRING WITH YOU ON THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.