Summer Theater Camps and Classes

2018 Summer Camps and Classes

In some cases the 2017 classes are still listed, but give an indication of what is likely for 2018.


Classes and Youth Theater:

College Park Arts Exchange

2017 Summer Youth Musical by College Park Arts Exchange, Sun, Tue, Thu afternoons, July 16-Aug 5, 2017
Show: Oliver Twist! by College Park Arts Exchange, Aug 4 & 5

Laurel Mill Playhouse

2018 Music Theatre Intensive at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Sun, Mon, Tue eve, 6-8pm June 3-Aug 19, 2018
Show: Aladdin Jr. and Kid’s Cabaret at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Aug 3-18

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.


Theater Day Camps:

Elizabeth Seton High School in Bladensburg

2018 Summer Camp at Elizabeth Seton High School by Joe’s Movement Emporium, biweekly July 9-Aug 3, 2018

Friends Community School in College Park

NOTE: These are the theater camps. Friends also has summer camps in the areas of STEM, Sports, Visual Arts, and others.
2018 Music Theater Boot Camp at Friends Community School, weekly, July 23-Aug 3, 2018

Good Knight Castle in Beltsville

NOTE: These are the theater camps. Good Knight also has summer camps in the areas of Visual Arts and others.
2018 The Show Must Go On Camp at Good Knight Castle, Jul 30-Aug 3, 2018

City of Greenbelt Recreation Department

Registration for 2018 Spring and Summer camps opens February 1, 2018 for residents and February 15, 2018 for non-residents of the City of Greenbelt. Click here for all opportunities.
NOTE: These are the theater camps. Greenbelt also has summer camps in the areas of Sports, Outings, and others.
2018 Creative Kids Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, biweekly June 18-Aug 10, 2018
2018 Performance Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, Aug 13-17, 2018
2018 Camp Encore with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, June 18-July 13, 2018
Show: Camp Encore presents Cymbeline at the Greenbelt Arts Center, July 11-12
2018 Storybook Theater After Care Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, biweekly June 18-Aug 10, 2018

Greenwood School in Hyattsville

NOTE: These are the theater camps. Greenwood also has summer camps in the areas of Visual Arts and others.
2018 Puppetry Camp at Greenwood School, June 18 – 29, 2018

Hard Bargain Players in Accokeek

2018 Children’s Theater Camp by the Hard Bargain Players, TBA, 2018

Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier

2018 Summer Camp at Joe’s Movement Emporium, weekly June 18-Aug 31, 2018

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Venus Theatre Play Shack in Laurel

2016 Summer Camp at the Venus Theatre, August 1 – 5, 2016
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Prince George’s County camps:

Registration for 2018 Summer Camps & PreSchool courses begins…
Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 9am for Prince George’s County residents
Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 9am for non-residents
To sign up click here and search for the appropriate keyword, “Theatre”, “Musical”, “Theater”, “Drama”, etc.
NOTE: These are the theater camps. The M-NCCP also has summer camps in the areas of Visual Arts, Sports, STEM, and others.

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
2018 Musical Theater Intensive Camp at Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Jun 18-Jul 13, 2018

Brentwood Arts Exchange
2018 Puppetry Camp at Brentwood Arts Exchange, Aug 13-24, 2018

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park

2018 Musical Theater Camp at Clarice Smith, biweekly, July 16-Aug 10, 2018
2018 Playwriting and Production Camp at Clarice Smith, July 2-13, 2018

Harmony Hall Arts Center in Fort Washington
2018 Theater Camp for Mixed Ages at Harmony Hall, biweekly, Jun 18-Jul 27, 2018

Huntington Community Center in Bowie
2018 Theater Camp for Teens at the Huntington Community Center, biweekly, Aug 6-31, 2018

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Lake Arbor Community Center in Mitchellville
2017 Exploring Theater Arts Camp for Mixed Ages at Lake Arbor, biweekly, Jun 19-Aug 11, 2017
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Prince George’s Publick Playhouse in Cheverly
2018 Making a Musical Camp at the Publick Playhouse, biweekly, July 2-27, 2018
2018 Theater Improvisation Camp at the Publick Playhouse, weekly, July 30-Aug 10, 2018

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Temple Hills Community Center
2017 Theater Camp for Children at the Temple Hills Community Center, June 19-30 & July 31-Aug 11, 2017
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Summer Camp Details:


2018 Puppetry Camp at Brentwood Arts Exchange, Aug 13-24, 2018

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Puppetry Camp

August 13 – 24, 2018
Ages 6 yrs. – 12 yrs.

Location: Brentwood Arts Exchange, 3901 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood, MD 20722, Phone: +1-301-277-2863.

Lets put on a puppet show! Explore puppetry and theater through scriptwriting, puppet creation, voice and body movement along with performance. Puppetry is helpful for boosting self-confidence, learning cooperative teamwork, improving motor skills, and stimulating imagination. Join us and treat friends to your own puppet show at the end of camp!

Fees:
Residents Course Fee $280.00
Non-Residents Course Fee $364.00

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


2018 Musical Theater Intensive Camp at Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, June 18 – July 13, 2018

M-NCPPC Summer Arts Intensive: Musical Theater Camp

June 18 – July 13, 2018.

Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

Ages 9 to 16

The Musical Theater Intensive is a 4-week summer Performing Arts Intensive focused on musical theater technique and performance, with a rigorous curriculum teaching advanced skills in singing, acting, and dancing. The intensive will end with a Broadway-style production open to the community and family that will be in the evening the last weekend of the program. The day will consist of technique classes in the morning and rehearsals in the afternoon. It will be an ideal summer opportunity for young actors and musical theater performers who have a deep interest in exploring the production and performance process of musical theater at a professional level. All levels are encouraged to join, but it is recommended for immediate to advanced performers. Participants should have a genuine interest in performing and be able to concentrate for long periods of time. A field trip to a local performance is included. AM Care is not available for this camp due to building availability.

Fees
Day Camp 4wk B R $640.00
Day Camp 4wk B NR $932.00

NOTE: Registration is not available at the Bowie Center. Registrations may be processed at any staffed M-NCPPC facility in Prince George’s County or through Smartlink. Before and After Care available.

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


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2017 Comedy Arts Camp at Clarice Smith, Jun 19-30, 2017

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Comedy Arts

June 19 – 30, 2017
Ages 11 yrs. – 15 yrs.

Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

Show me the funny! Teens with an interest in the comedy arts can participate in this two week intensive program, while learning what makes us laugh. Campers will participate in units focusing on Stand-up Comedy, Clowning and Improvisational exercises. There will be a final performance for family and friends on the last Friday evening of the camp session. No experience is necessary, but campers should have a genuine interest in performing and be able to concentrate for long periods of time. Recreational activities will be limited.

Fees:
Residents Course Fee $260.00
Non-Residents Course Fee $340.00

NOTE: Registration is not available at Clarice Smith CPAC. Registrations may be processed at any staffed M-NCPPC facility in Prince George’s County or through Smartlink. Before and After Care available.

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


2017 Exploring Theater Arts for Children at Clarice Smith, Jul 3-14, 2017

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Exploring Theater Arts for Children

July 3-14, 2017

Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

Explore drama, dance, singing, scenery, props and costumes through classes, performances and development of your own material for final production. Limited recreational activities may be included. A final performance for family and friends will be scheduled on the last evening of each session.

Ages 8 yrs. – 11 yrs.

Fees:
Day Camp 2wk B R $234.00
Day Camp 2wk B NR $306.00

NOTE: Registration is not available at Clarice Smith CPAC. Registrations may be processed at any staffed M-NCPPC facility in Prince George’s County or through Smartlink. Before and After Care available.

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


2017 Performing Arts Workshop at Clarice Smith, Jul 17-28, 2017

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Performing Arts Workshop

July 17 – 28, 2017

Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

Teens who have an interest in theatre production–drama, dancing, singing, costumes and sets–will work from a written script, with classes in all aspects of the performing arts needed to produce a play/musical. There will be a final performance for family and friends on the last Friday evening of each session. No experience is necessary, but campers should have a genuine interest in performing and be able to concentrate for long periods of time. Recreation activities will be limited.

Ages 11 yrs. – 15 yrs.

Fees:
Day Camp 2wk B R $260.00
Day Camp 2wk B NR $340.00

NOTE: Registration is not available at Clarice Smith CPAC. Registrations may be processed at any staffed M-NCPPC facility in Prince George’s County or through Smartlink. Before and After Care available.

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


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2018 Musical Theater Camp at Clarice Smith, biweekly, July 16 – August 10, 2018

M-NCPPC Art Camp: JAPA: Musical Theater Camp

July 16 – 27, 2018, ages 8-11.
July 30 – August 10, 2018, ages 12-15.

Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

Discover the magic of musical theater at this two-week performance camp. Each day will focus on rehearsing a Broadway-style musical. Learn about acting, character development, singing, choreography, and audition techniques. On the final day of the session, there will be a performance for family and friends in the evening. Whether a seasoned performer or new to the stage, all levels are welcome. Campers should have a genuine interest in performing and be able to concentrate for long periods of time. A field trip to a professional theater is also included.

The first session is for ages 8 – 11 and will perform “Annie Kids”. The second session is for ages 12 – 15 and will perform “Disney’s Alice in Wonderland”.

Fees
Day Camp 2wk B R $320.00
Day Camp 2wk B NR $416.00

NOTE: Registration is not available at Clarice Smith CPAC. Registrations may be processed at any staffed M-NCPPC facility in Prince George’s County or through Smartlink. Before and After Care available.

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


2018 Playwriting and Production Camp at Clarice Smith, Jul 2-13, 2018

M-NCPPC Art Camp: JAPA: Playwriting and Production Camp

July 2 – 13, 2018

Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

In a dramatic and fun-filled camp, campers will learn how to write, rehearse, and perform their own unique plays. Campers will discover how to create the plot, craft the script, write dialogue and sharpen their acting skills for their very own dramatic production for family and friends on the last day of camp in the evening. The camp day will also include classes in acting, improvisation, and performance skills. Campers should have a genuine interest in performing and be able to concentrate for long periods of time. A field trip to a professional theater is also included.

Ages 12 yrs. – 15 yrs.

Fees:
Day Camp 2wk B R $270.00
Day Camp 2wk B NR $351.00

NOTE: Registration is not available at Clarice Smith CPAC. Registrations may be processed at any staffed M-NCPPC facility in Prince George’s County or through Smartlink. Before and After Care available.

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


2018 Theater Camp for Mixed Ages at Harmony Hall, biweekly Jun 18-Jul 27, 2018

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Theater Camp for Mixed Ages

June 18 to 29, 2018
July 2 to 13, 2018
July 16 to 27, 2018

Location: Harmony Hall Regional Center in Fort Washington.

Explore drama, dance, singing, scenery, props and costumes through classes, performances and development of your own material for final production. Limited recreational activities may be included. A final performance for family and friends will be scheduled on the last evening of each session.

Session 1 and 3: Ages 8 yrs. – 14 yrs.
Session 2: Ages 11 yrs. – 17 yrs.

Fees:
Residents Course Fee $280.00 or $252 for the session including July 4.
Non-Residents Course Fee $364.00 or $328 for the session including July 4.

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


2018 Theater Camp for Mixed Ages at the Huntington Community Center, biweekly, Aug 6-31, 2018

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Theater Camp for Mixed Ages

August 6 to 17, 2018.
August 20 to 31, 2018.

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.

Location: Huntington Community Center, 13022 8th Street, Bowie MD 20720.

Ages 8 yrs. – 15 yrs.

Fees:
Residents Course Fee $280.00
Non-Residents Course Fee $364.00

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


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2017 Exploring Theater Arts Camp for Mixed Ages at Lake Arbor, biweekly, Jun 19-Aug 11, 2017

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Exploring Theater Arts Camp for Mixed Ages

June 19 to 30, 2017
July 3 to 14, 2017
July 17 to 28, 2017
July 31 to August 11, 2017

Location: Lake Arbor Community Center, 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville MD 20721.

Explore drama, dance, singing, scenery, props and costumes through classes, performances and development of your own material for final production. Limited recreational activities may be included. A final performance for family and friends will be scheduled on the last evening of each session.

Ages 8 yrs. – 17 yrs.

Fees:
Residents Course Fee $260.00
Non-Residents Course Fee $340.00
July 3-14 session fees are $216 Residents and $284 Non-Residents due to the July 4 holiday.

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


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2018 Making a Musical Camp at the Publick Playhouse, biweekly, July 2-13 and July 16-27, 2018

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Making a Musical

Location: Prince George’s Publick Playhouser in Cheverly.

Monday, July 3 through Friday, July 13, 2018.
Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 27, 2018.

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission offers a two-week summer camp:

Making a Musical
Ages 8 yrs. – 11 yrs.

Fees
– Day Camp 2wk B R $234.00 (first session), R $260 (second session)
– Day Camp 2wk B NR $304.00 (first session), NR $338 (second session)

Description: For those who dream of being on stage. Act in an age-appropriate musical play and learn about musical theater, acting, singing, movement, costumes and scenery. On the final day of the session, campers perform for family and friends in the evening. Recreational activities also included. Campers should have a genuine interest in performing and be able to concentrate for long periods of time.

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


2018 Theater Improvisation Camp at the Public Playhouse, weekly Jul 30-Aug 10, 2018

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Theater Improvisation

Location: Prince George’s Publick Playhouser in Cheverly.

Monday, July 30, through Friday, August 3, 2018.
Monday, August 6 through Friday, August 10, 2018.

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission offers a one-week summer camp:

Young, new, and experienced actors are welcome to join in the fun of creating theatre on the spot. This fun-filled camp will include opportunities in improvisation, including acting, movement, performance and audition techniques. Activities will include an introduction to scriptwriting, mask making, creative dramatics and storybook theatre for elementary school students. Emphasis is placed on the process of growth and discovery through theatre arts activities. Campers should be able to concentrate for long periods of time.

Ages 8 yrs. – 11 yrs.

Fees:
Day Camp 2wk B R $140.00
Day Camp 2wk B NR $182.00

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


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2017 Theater Camp for Children at the Temple Hills Community Center, Jun 19-30 & Jul 31-Aug 11, 2017

M-NCPPC Art Camp: Theater Camp for Children

June 19 – 30, 2017
July 31 – August 11, 2017

Campers will be introduced to all aspects of theatrical production including acting, stage performance, and set design. Youth will build confidence through small and large group expression, short story skits and more. This camp will also include swimming, field trips, games, and arts & craft.

Location: Temple Hills Community Center, 5300 Temple Hill Road, Temple Hills MD 20748.

Ages 6 yrs. – 12 yrs.

Fees:
Residents Course Fee $240.00
Non-Residents Course Fee $315.00

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


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2018 Creative Kids Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, biweekly Jun 18-Aug 10, 2018

CREATIVE KIDS CAMP Ages 6-12

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium

Magic In The Attic

Campers spread their wings and soar at Creative Kids Camp, where the emphasis is on self-expression, creativity and fun! Each camp day is spent exploring: Acting and Theater, Singing and Music, Dancing and Movement, Ceramics and Visual Art,

In addition to daily creative activities, campers enjoy supervised free swim twice per week and daily outdoor recess. To balance all the excitement and help campers to rest and recharge, we have a quiet time after recess, during which older campers can read or play a quiet game and younger campers can hear a story read aloud. We participate in the public library’s summer reading program, and we also provide our own list of recommended books!

At the end of each session campers perform in a show for parents and other loved ones to come and see. Our show this summer is the 20th anniversary production of our very first Creative Kids Camp musical, Magic In The Attic. The show’s message about the importance of imagination is both timely and timeless. In the story, Grandma sends her visiting grandkids on a quest to the attic, where they discover a trunk full of old-fashioned toys that magically come to life. The toys, it turns out, are animated by the most wondrous power of all: Imagination! Come celebrate with us and discover the joy of pretending.

Daily 8:45am-3:30pm. Before and after care available.

Costs: Residents: $322, Non-Residents: $370

Session: 336202-1, Dates: June 18 – June 29, Performances: Friday, June 29 at 10:00am and 2:15pm.
Session: 336202-2, Dates: July 2 – July 13, Performances: Friday, July 13 at 10:00am and 2:15pm (Closed July 4; 10% discount.)
Session: 336202-3, Dates: July 16 – July 27, Performances: Friday, July 27 at 10:00am and 2:15pm
Session: 336202-4, Dates: July 30 – August 10, Performances: Friday, August 10 at 10:00am and 2:15pm

Performance Location: Greenbelt Arts Center


2018 Performance Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, Aug 13-17, 2018

Performance Camp, Ages 7-14

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium

Choose Your Own Adventure
“Once Upon a Time . . .”

Calling all aspiring performers, choreographers and directors: Join us this summer for a chance to perform in this one-of-a-kind show created by you! Campers will begin each day
with a movement/dance warm-up and then work on creating dances and/or monologues of their own based on the theme “Once Upon a Time . . .” Campers will also make props and sets to use for our end-of-session performance. Open to dancers and performers of all levels, including complete beginners. Campers should wear comfortable clothes that are easy to move in; no jeans or costumes please.

INSTRUCTORS: Angella Foster and Lisa Pellittiere

TIME: 8:45am-3:30pm; before and after care available.

SESSION: 336204-5
DATES: August 13 – 17
FEES: Resident: $216, Non-Resident: $248
PERFORMANCE: Friday, August 17 at 2:30pm

To register click here.


2018 Camp Encore with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, Jun 18-July 13, 2018

CAMP ENCORE Ages 13-17

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium

CYMBELINE
“Boldness be my friend! Arm me, audacity.”

Join director Kate Magill Robinson and the Camp Encore troupe leaders as they explore Shakespeare’s epic fairy tale. In ancient Britain, the virtuous Princess Imogen is slandered by an ingenious villain, separated from her young husband, and schemed against by her murderous stepmother, who seeks to put her own descendants on the throne of King Cymbeline. This sweeping romance features Roman invaders, kidnapped princes, magic potions, and multiple cases of mistaken identities. With the fate of Britain hanging in the balance, the various plots converge and secrets are revealed. But who will live happily ever after? At the end of the camp session, campers will present performances at the Greenbelt Arts Center. The performance schedule includes an evening performance on Thursday, July 12, at 7:00pm.

A four-week pass to the Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center is included with tuition.

Some scheduling items to know before registering:
• Attendance is mandatory July 9-12, as these are the dates of our final rehearsals and performances.
• On July 12, campers must be available for both the 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm shows (until approximately 8:30 pm). A pizza dinner will be provided for campers between the shows.
• In fairness to fellow actors, please keep absences on other days to a minimum.
• Please schedule any medical or other appointments for the morning, so that your camper can attend important afternoon rehearsals.
• If you have vacation plans or other significant conflicts with the camp schedule, please contact Kate, the director, at katemagill3@gmail.com, prior to registering, to discuss how your teen actor can best participate.

Performance Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

TIME: 9:30am-3:30pm, except for July 13 show day 1:00pm – 8:30pm on July 14 (morning coverage available if needed)

Before and after care available.

SESSION: 346200-1
DATES: June 18 – July 12 (except July 4)
FEES: Resident: $602, Non-Resident: $692
PERFORMANCES: Wednesday, July 11 at 1:00pm and Thursday, July 12 at 4:00pm and 7:00pm

To register click here.


2018 Camp Encore presents Cymbeline at the Greenbelt Arts Center, July 11-12

Cymbeline
“Boldness be my friend! Arm me, audacity.”
By William Shakespeare

Join director Kate Magill Robinson and the Camp Encore troupe leaders as they explore Shakespeare’s epic fairy tale. In ancient Britain, the virtuous Princess Imogen is slandered by an ingenious villain, separated from her young husband, and schemed against by her murderous stepmother, who seeks to put her own descendants on the throne of King Cymbeline. This sweeping romance features Roman invaders, kidnapped princes, magic potions, and multiple cases of mistaken identities. With the fate of Britain hanging in the balance, the various plots converge and secrets are revealed. But who will live happily ever after?

PERFORMANCES: Wednesday, July 11 at 1:00pm and Thursday, July 12 at 4:00pm and 7:00pm.

Performance Location: Greenbelt Arts Center


2018 Storybook Theater After Care Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, biweekly Jun 18-Aug 10, 2018

Storybook Theater After Care Camp, Ages 3-1/2 to 5, 4 sessions, June 18 – August 10, 2018

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Room 10

Storybook Theater After Care. Through music and movement, we will be creating our own storybook theater dances based on the book chosen for each session. We will also make simple crafts to serve as props and set for our storybook dances. Young movers will develop their coordination, confi dence and rhythmic skills while creating a dance inspired by the session’s storybook theme. Students should wear clothes that are easy to move in and bare feet. No jeans or fancy costumes, please. A small, healthy snack is also provided; please be sure to indicate any allergies on registration form.

Session: 324201-1, June 18 – June 29, Harold and the Purple Crayon
Session: 324201-2, July 2 – July 13*, Where the Wild Things Are (10% discount)
Session: 324201-3, July 16 – July 27, If You Give A Mouse A Cookie
Session: 324201-4, July 30 – August 10, Little Bear

Fees: $90 residents, $115 non-residents

Instructors: Angella Foster and Lisa Pellittiere
Daily, 8:45am to 3:30pm. Before and after care are available.

To register click here.

Performance Location: Greenbelt Community Center (Greenbelt MD).


2018 Music Theatre Boot Camp at Friends Community School, weekly July 23 – Aug 3, 2018

Musical Theatre Boot Camp
Grade 6 – 8

Location: Friends Community School, 5901 Westchester Park Drive, College Park MD 20740, Phone: 301.441.2100

July 23 – July 27
July 30 – August 3

Cost: $265 per week

Do you break into song at random moments during the day? Do you wish your life had a choreographer? Got ‘Hamilton’ on the brain? If you love musical theatre, this camp is for you. As part of this musical review, students will join FCS teacher Kiersten to learn numbers from current or recent Broadway musicals. Performers will practice their skills as they create and rehearse an ensemble-driven musical performance to be performed at the end of the week. The first week will feature Disney; the second week will be classic musicals.

For more information and to register see: https://www.ultracamp.com/info/upcomingsessions.aspx?idCamp=579&campcode=fcs&lang=en-Us


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2017 The Play’s The Thing Camp at Friends Community School, alternate weeks July 3 – Aug 4, 2017

The Play’s the Thing Camp
Grade 6 – 8

Location: Friends Community School, 5901 Westchester Park Drive, College Park MD 20740, Phone: 301.441.2100

July 10 – July 14
July 24 – July 28

Cost: $265 per week

Calling all actors! Here’s your chance to see what it’s like to be someone else. Campers will work with their actor’s toolbox to practice their acting skills through games, character development, and scene-work. Join FCS teacher Kiersten to explore the world of acting. A short one-act will be performed at week’s end.

For more information and to register see: https://www.ultracamp.com/info/upcomingSessions.aspx


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2018 The Show Must Go On Camp at Good Knight Castle, July 30 – August 3, 2018

Just Off Broadway Camp
Grade 1 – 6

Location: Good Knight Castle, 11001 Rhode Island Ave, Beltsville MD 20705, 301-595-8989, http://goodknight.org/.

July 30th – August 3rd – The Show Must Go On:

Imagination, creativity, performance – for campers who want to explore the world of acting, costumes, and entertaining others with a positive message.

Youth prepare all aspects of a theatrical production with a live performance on the last day!

M-F 10:00 am to 12 pm

Fees per week-long session:
$75 for registered Camp WOW students; all others $125

For more information and to register see: http://goodknight.org/summer-camp-2018/


2018 Puppetry Camp at Greenwood School, June 18 – 22 & June 25 – 29, 2018

Puppetry Camp
Grade 1 – 6

Location: Greenwood School, 6525 Belcrest Road, G-90, Hyattsville MD 20782, 301-458-4860, http://greenwoodschoolmd.org.

June 18 – 22, 2018
June 25 – 29, 2018

Cost: $250 per week

We will explore puppetry and animals in this fun-filled session. Create your own puppet to take home. Produce your own puppet plays. Week 1: see a puppet show, and Week 2: put on a puppet show for friends and family.(Friday June 29th). (Penny Russell & Jennifer Condon).

For more information and to register see: http://www.greenwoodschoolmd.org/


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2017 Behind the Scenes Camp at Greenwood School, July 31 – Aug 4, 2017

Behind the Scenes Camp
Grade 1 – 6

Location: Greenwood School, 6525 Belcrest Road, G-90, Hyattsville MD 20782, 301-458-4860, http://greenwoodschoolmd.org.

July 31 – Aug 4, 2017

Cost: $225 per week

We will work together to create an epic story of a Hero’s Journey, incorporating visual and performing arts. (Penny Russell & Jennifer Condon.)

For more information and to register see: https://www.ultracamp.com/info/upcomingSessions.aspx


2017 Show Prep Camp at Greenwood School, August 7 – 11, 2017

Show Prep Camp
Grade 1 – 6

Location: Greenwood School, 6525 Belcrest Road, G-90, Hyattsville MD 20782, 301-458-4860, http://greenwoodschoolmd.org.

August 7 – 11, 2017

Cost: $225 per week

Explore construction techniques for the theater. We will make puppets, props and scenery inspired by our Hero’s Journey. (Penny Russell & Sharon Werth.)

For more information and to register see: https://www.ultracamp.com/info/upcomingSessions.aspx


2017 On Stage Broadway Camp at Greenwood School, August 14 – 18, 2017

On Stage Broadway Camp
Grade 1 – 6

Location: Greenwood School, 6525 Belcrest Road, G-90, Hyattsville MD 20782, 301-458-4860, http://greenwoodschoolmd.org.

August 14 – 18, 2017

Calling all actors, puppeteers, directors and stage and sound crew: Lights – Camera – Action! Performance on Friday. (Penny Russell & Sharon Werth.)

For more information and to register see: https://www.ultracamp.com/info/upcomingSessions.aspx


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2018 Children’s Theater Camp by the Hard Bargain Players, TBA, 2018

Children’s Theater Camp 2018

Location: Hard Bargain Players

Sponsored by the Alice Ferguson Foundation and the Hard Bargain Players, the summer theatre workshop will introduce newcomers to the world of the theater and challenge young veterans with advanced theatrical concepts and production techniques. The workshop will engage and entertain participants as they work in the areas of stage management, acting, costuming, lighting, set design and construction, and will culminate in a final production on July 21.

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Dates: Mondays – Friday, July 10 – July 21, 9am- 4pm
Performance: July 21 at 7pm

Ages 7 – 16

Instructors: Michelle Talkington & Shemeka Barry

$400 per participant/$360 for Alice Ferguson Foundation members
Late Registration FEES – after June 18 the cost will be $425/$385,
after June 28 $450/$405, after July 6 $475/$430
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For more information and to register see: https://hbplayers.wordpress.com/childrens-theater-camp/


2018 Summer Camp at Joe’s Movement Emporium, weekly June 18-Aug 31, 2018

Joe’s Movement Emporium Summer Camps

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Weekly camps, Monday, June 18, 2018 through Friday, August 31, 2018.

Ages 4 – 13.

Cost: $225 per week. Cost with aftercare: $275 per week.

Campers will have exposure to many cultures around the world while instructors utilize various art forms to reinforce traditional academic concepts. Appreciation, imagination and exploration exist in our safe space.

The structured day begins at 9am and ends at 3pm. There is a late fee of $1 per minute for children picked up after 3:05pm.

After is available for campers 5 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. The cost is $50 per week for 1-5 days. Aftercare hours are 3pm-6pm. There is a late fee of $1 per minute for children picked up after 6:05pm.

For more information and to register click here.


2018 Summer Camp at Elizabeth Seton High School, by Joe’s Movement Emporium, biweekly July 9-Aug 3, 2018

Joe’s Movement Emporium Summer Camps
at Elizabeth Seton High School

Location: Elizabeth Seton High School, 5715 Emerson Street, Bladensburg MD 20710, 301-864-4532. Sponsored by Joe’s Movement Emporium, and End Time Harvest Ministries.

Session 1 July 9 – July 20, 2018
Session 2 July 23 – August 3, 2018

Ages 7 – 14.

Cost: $450 per two-week session or $225 for a single week.

Campers will have exposure to many cultures around the world while instructors utilize various art forms to reinforce traditional academic concepts. Appreciation, imagination and exploration exist in our safe space. Each two-week camp has unique curriculum with a culminating performance showcase and art exhibition.

The structured day begins at 9am and ends at 4pm.

Performance showcase and art exhibition on July 20 and August 3.

For more information and to register click here.


2018 Aladdin Jr. and Kid’s Cabaret at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Jun 3-Aug 19

The Musical Theater Intensive at Laurel Mill Playhouse
Aladdin Jr. and Kid’s Cabaret

AGES: 8-18
DATES: June 3, 2018-August 19, 2018
REHEARSAL DATES & TIMES:
Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays from 6-8pm
COST: $250.00* (includes the Intensive Experience; T-shirt; DVD of the show; 2 tickets to the show; cast party) *($175.00 for each additional participant from the same family.)

PERFORMANCES: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from August 3 – August 19

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

REGISTER* in person at Laurel Mill Playhouse on
Saturday, May 5th 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Or contact Maureen Rogers at 301-452-2557 or maureencrogers@gmail.com
OR register online at http://www.laurelmillplayhouse.org.
NO REFUNDS
*Full payment due at Registration.

For more information: https://laurelmillplayhouse.org/announcements.php


2017 CPAE Summer Youth Musical – Oliver Twist, Jul 16-Aug 5

2017 CPAE Summer Youth Musical – Oliver Twist

Join directors Laura Lising and Allison Hughes for a fun community youth production of Oliver Twist! No auditions, no experience required. There is a part for everyone – from chorus members to solo singers. Everyone will get to be part of something very special!

Ages 4 to 14

Deadline for registration – Saturday, July 1st

**Rehearsals
Sunday 7/16 from 4 to 6pm – FULL CAST
Tuesday 7/18 from 4 to 6pm
Thursday 7/20 from 6 to 8pm
Sunday 7/23 from 4 to 6pm
Tuesday 7/25 from 3 to 5pm
Thursday 7/27 from 6 to 8pm
Sunday 7/30 from 4 to 6pm
Tuesday 8/1 from 4 to 6pm
Thursday 8/3 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – DRESS REHEARSAL

Location: College Park Arts Exchange, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 4512 College Ave, College Park MD 20740, 301-864-8880.

You won’t have to come to every rehearsal – we will make a schedule for when each scene meets. Please list any conflicts you have on the form below and we’ll try to accommodate them.

**Performances
Friday, August 4 at 7:00pm and Saturday, August 5th at 3:00pm at the St Andrew’s Parish Hall. Call time for performers will be 6:00 on Friday and 2:00pm on Saturday. Cast party following the show on Saturday.

**Cost
$60 per performer. Checks payable to CPAE due at the first rehearsal. Sliding scale available, please email Allison or Laura for more info.

**Contact
Allison Hughes, allisonih@gmail.com; Laura Lising, laural88@yahoo.com

Tags: Tags: College Park Arts Exchange, College Park Maryland, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens, Allison Hughes, Laura Lising, CPAE Summer Youth Musical


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2016 Summer Camp at the Venus Theatre, August 1 – 5, 2016

Summer Camp

Devised Theatre Camp at Venus Theatre in Laurel

August 1 – 5, 2016

Camp Cost: $300 (Before and After care available upon request for an additional fee)

Age: Girls and Boys ages 5-18

A 5 day Camp for girls and boys ages 5-18. Camp will run August 1 – August 5, 9-3pm with a final afternoon performance on Friday.

Campers will learn general tools of acting, apply their growing knowledge of story structure, and engage their imaginations to devise their own work of theatre. Mornings will be spent researching theatre through improv games and activities and afternoons will be spent devising.

See: http://www.venustheatre.org/theatre-camp.


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