Fall Theater Camps and Classes

2018 Fall Camps and Classes

Some of these are still from 2017, but give an indication of what is likely for 2018.


Prince George’s County
Registration for 2018 Fall classes opens August 13, 2018 for residents and August 20, 2018 for non-residents of Prince George’s County.
2018 Fall Teen Theater Skills Workshop at Huntington Community Center, Mon & Fri, Sep 10-Nov 16
2018 Fall Home-School Theater Class at Huntington Community Center, Tue, Sep 11-Oct 30


Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
2018 Fall Theatre Workshops at Bowie CPA, Saturdays starting Sep 8


Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park
2018 Junior Academy for the Performing Arts at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Sat, Sep 29-Dec 15

Charis Center for the Arts
On-going performing arts and theater classes.

Maryland Performing Arts Academy in Hyattsville
On-going performing arts and theater classes.



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2017 Fall Children’s Drama Class at the Kentland Community Center, Mon-Fri, Sep 6-29, Oct 2-31, Nov 1-30

M-NCPPC Children’s Drama Class for 6-12

Daily, 2:30 to 4:00pm, September 6 – 29, 2017
Daily, 2:30 to 4:00pm, October 2 – 31, 2017
Daily, 2:30 to 4:00pm, November 1 – 30, 2017

Location: FPAC: Movement Studio – Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie MD, 20715

Learn the skills necessary to excel on stage or screen for projection, relaxation, movement, terminology, character study, improve, blocking, marketing yourself, memorization and so much more! The Junior Academy for the Performing Arts is a seasonal program focused on the fundamentals of voice, acting, and musical theatre movement (dance). Through these disciplines, the students will grow in their confidence, teambuilding, problem solving, as well as artistic knowledge and skills. Led by distinguished and well trained instructors, the students will learn proper technique in a fun, safe environment and gain the experience of creating, learning and performing an end of season show for friends and family.

Ages 8 – 11.

Fee: $50 residents; $65 non-residents per session.

To sign up click here and search for keyword “drama”.

Tags: Childrens Drama Class, Kentland Community Center, Landover Maryland, M-NCPPC


2017 Fall Children’s Drama Class at the Bowie State University, Saturdays, Sep 9-Nov 18

M-NCPPC Children’s Drama Class for 8-11

Saturdays, 9am to 12pm, September 9 – November 18, 2017

Location: FPAC: Movement Studio – Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie MD, 20715

Learn the skills necessary to excel on stage or screen for projection, relaxation, movement, terminology, character study, improve, blocking, marketing yourself, memorization and so much more! The Junior Academy for the Performing Arts is a seasonal program focused on the fundamentals of voice, acting, and musical theatre movement (dance). Through these disciplines, the students will grow in their confidence, teambuilding, problem solving, as well as artistic knowledge and skills. Led by distinguished and well trained instructors, the students will learn proper technique in a fun, safe environment and gain the experience of creating, learning and performing an end of season show for friends and family.

Ages 8 – 11.

Fee: $500 residents; $650 non-residents.

To sign up click here and search for keyword “drama”.

Tags: Childrens Drama Class, Bowie State University, Bowie Maryland, M-NCPPC


2017 Fall Teen Drama Class at the Bowie State University, Saturdays, Sep 9-Nov 18

M-NCPPC Teen Drama Class for 12-14

Saturdays, 1pm to 4pm, September 9 – November 18, 2017

Location: FPAC: Movement Studio – Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie MD, 20715

Intro to drama featuring acting, singing, dancing, and stage management. The Junior Academy for the Performing Arts is a seasonal program focused on the fundamentals of voice, acting, and musical theatre movement (dance). Through these disciplines, the students will grow in their confidence, teambuilding, problem solving, as well as artistic knowledge and skills. Led by distinguished and well trained instructors, the students will learn proper technique in a fun, safe environment and gain the experience of creating, learning and performing an end of season show for friends and family.

Ages 12 – 14.

Fee: $500 residents; $650 non-residents.

To sign up click here and search for keyword “drama”.

Tags: Teen Drama Class, Bowie State University, Bowie Maryland, M-NCPPC


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2018 Fall Teen Theater Skills Workshop at the Huntington Community Center, Sep 10-Nov 16, 2018

M-NCPPC Theater Skills Workshop for ages 10-15

Mondays, 6pm to 8pm and Fridays, 7pm to 9pm; September 10 – November 16, 2018

Location: Huntington Community Center, 13022 8th Street, Bowie MD.

Learn how to stage a play, including acting, stage design, stage presence, and costume design. Present it to family and friends at the end of the camp session.

Ages 10 yrs. – 15 yrs.

No fee: free course.

To sign up click here and search for keyword “theatre”.

Tags: Theater Skills Workshop, Huntington Community Center, Bowie Maryland, M-NCPPC, Teen, Free


2018 Fall Home-School Theater Class at the Huntington Community Center, Tue, Sep 11-Oct 30, 2018

M-NCPPC Home-School Theater Class for ages 8-14

Tuesdays, 11:30pm to 1:00pm, September 11 – October 30, 2018

Location: Huntington Community Center, 13022 8th Street, Bowie MD.

Learn the basics of putting together a play.

Ages 8 yrs. – 14 yrs.

Fee: $50 residents; $65 non-residents

To sign up click here and search for keyword “theatre”.

Tags: Home-School Theater Class, Huntington Community Center, Bowie Maryland, M-NCPPC, Teen


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2016 Fall Teen Drama Classes at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Sep 10-Nov 12, 2016

M-NCPPC Drama – Teen: Junior Academy of the Performing Arts
Ages 12 – 14

Saturdays, 1:00 to 4:00pm,
September 10 to November 12, 2016

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Intro to drama featuring acting, singing, dancing, and stage management. The Junior Academy for the Performing Arts is a seasonal program focused on the fundamentals of voice, acting, and musical theatre movement (dance). Through these disciplines, the students will grow in their confidence, teambuilding, problem solving, as well as artistic knowledge and skills. Led by distinguished and well trained instructors, the students will learn proper technique in a fun, safe environment and gain the experience of creating, learning and performing an end of season show for friends and family. This course will be held at Joe’s Movement Emporium located at: 3309 Bunker Hill Road Mount Rainier, MD 20712.

Registrations may be processed at any staffed M-NCPPC facility in Prince George’s County or through Smartlink, #1656909.

Fees:
Residents Course Fee $500.00
Non-Residents Course Fee $650.00

To sign up click here and search for keyword “theatre”.


2016 Fall Children’s Drama Classes at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Sep 10-Nov 12, 2016

M-NCPPC Drama – Children: Junior Academy of the Performing Arts
Ages 8 – 11

Saturdays, 1:00 to 4:00pm,
September 10 to November 12, 2016

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Learn the skills necessary to excel on stage or screen for projection, relaxation, movement, terminology, character study, improve, blocking, marketing yourself, memorization and so much more! The Junior Academy for the Performing Arts is a seasonal program focused on the fundamentals of voice, acting, and musical theatre movement (dance). Through these disciplines, the students will grow in their confidence, teambuilding, problem solving, as well as artistic knowledge and skills. Led by distinguished and well trained instructors, the students will learn proper technique in a fun, safe environment and gain the experience of creating, learning and performing an end of season show for friends and family. This course will be held at Joe’s Movement Emporium located at: 3309 Bunker Hill Road Mount Rainier, MD 20712.

Registrations may be processed at any staffed M-NCPPC facility in Prince George’s County or through Smartlink, #1656921.

Fees:
Residents Course Fee $500.00
Non-Residents Course Fee $650.00

To sign up click here and search for keyword “theatre”.


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2018 Fall Saturday Youth Production Performing Arts Program at the Bowie CPA, Sep 8, 2018

Youth Production Performing Arts Program

Saturdays, 9:00am to 11:00am,
Starts Saturday, September 8, 2018

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

Saturday Youth Production Performing Arts Program
The Bowie Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce this new and free program for area youth. The new Saturday Youth Production Performing Arts Program for ages 10 – 17 is designed to:
1. Teach students how to develop, produce, rehearse, and present productions at The Bowie Center and across the region.
2. Will strengthen performing skills related to vocal (ensemble & solo), various genres of dance and movement, and theater.
3. Students will improve their understanding of technical theater including sound reinforcement, lighting design, and basic technical theater skills on stage.
4. Students will be part of the creative process relating to choreography, staging, script development, and advertising.
5. Students to earn service hours through their production development and presentation and accumulate letters of commendation for the professional portfolio.
Basic Information about the program:
1. Begins Saturday, September 8th, 2018
2. Each Saturday workshop / rehearsal runs from 9:00 am – 11:00 am
3. Students should arrive by 8:45 a.m. to stretch, warm up, and review production material
4. To register please visit http://www.bowiecenter.org starting July, 16th, 2018
5. The Program is free to area youth. Consistent attendance is required to remain active.
For more information email cook@bowiecenter.org

Free

To sign up visit: https://www.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=1088489


2017 Fall Theatre Workshops at Clarice Smith, Nov 9, 16 & Dec 16-Jan 13

Junior Academy for the Performing Arts presents

Movement in Theatre
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 6 – 8 pm (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20171109)
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Prince George’s County Room

Open to ages 8 – 15

Do you ever feel awkward and unsure how to add gestures and physical characteristics to your performance? Join us for an in-depth workshop that will explore your physical self and teach you to be comfortable moving as your character dictates.

Improv Extravaganza

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6 – 8 pm (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20171116)
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Prince George’s County Room

Open to ages 8 – 15

Yes and… a key rule of improvisation. Want to discover and learn the rest of the rules to be a master improviser? Come have fun exploring improvisational theatre through engaging theatre games and scene work.

Ace it! Audition Intensive Workshop Series

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Dance Audition Workshop (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20171216)
Saturday, January 6, 2018: Singing Audition Workshop (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20180106)
Saturday, January 13, 2018: Acting Audition Workshop (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20180113)

All workshops are 9 am – 1 pm, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Prince George’s County Room

Open to ages 8 – 15

Want to audition for musicals and plays in your school and community? Don’t fear your next audition – Ace it! Join us for three audition intensive workshops to learn and discover the skills needed to stand out at your next casting call.

Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

About the Junior Academy for the Performing Arts

The Junior Academy of the Performing Arts (JAPA) introduces musical theater to students who have a talent and curiosity for the performing arts and strengthens the knowledge and skill level of students already interested in pursuing theatre as a profession.

Through the disciplines of singing and dance, the students will grow in their confidence, team-building, problem-solving, as well as artistic knowledge and skills. In an intimate setting, they will discover the very best of themselves and be encouraged to share their stories in their own unique way.
Instructors

Our instructors and guest artists are seasoned professionals in their field—respected actors, singers, and dancers of the performing arts. This program will foster a greater understanding of the necessity of the arts and creative expression in forming healthy, happy and productive adults.

Free

To register for upcoming workshops, please email Art Specialist and Program Supervisor Elizabeth Malone at elizabeth.malone@pgparks.com, or call 301-446-3259.


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2018 Junior Academy of the Performing Arts at Clarice Smith, Sep 29-Dec 15, 2018

Open to ages 8 – 15

Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

An intensive musical theatre training course in which students audition for, and are cast in a Broadway-style musical. Each day will consist of a rotation of classes in voice, acting and dance. Class time will also be used to rehearse, make costumes, and build sets for the show. Field trips to view professional theatre in the Washington D.C. area or New York City are also included. This program will have additional rehearsals scheduled beyond the scheduled Saturday rehearsals as well as longer rehearsals closer to the performance. For more information, contact Elizabeth Malone at elizabeth.malone@pgparks.com. The Performance will be on Sunday, December 16 at 3 pm. The Performance will be at the Clarice Smith Performing Art Center.

Ages 12 – 14.

Fee: $500 residents; $652 non-residents.

To sign up click here and search for keyword “theatre”.

Tags: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park Maryland, University of Maryland, M-NCPPC, JAPA, Junior Academy of the Performing Arts


The Charis Center in Lanham

The Charis Center
9609 Wellington Street
Lanham MD 20706
301-789-1027

Location: Charis Center for the Arts.

The Charis Center is a Homeschool Umbrella organization that offers on-going classes and programs in drama, acting, theatre history, Shakespeare, etc.

For more information see: https://www.charis.center/


Maryland Performing Arts Academy in Hyattsville

Maryland Performing Arts Academy
3018 Hamilton Street
Hyattsville MD 20782
240-714-3551

The Maryland Performing Arts Academy offers classes in acting, dance, vocal and music. The Musical Theatre Lab isa comprehensive weekly program aimed at musical theatre skills. There are daily and weekend classes, including drop-in. They also offer private instruction.

For more information visit: https://www.mdpaa.org/