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Summer Camps at The Little Theatre are welcome to all youth, regardless of ability or experience!
Join us this summer for musical, non-musical, full-day, and half-day sessions.
Each of our summer camps will immerse participants in the fun, excitement and challenge of performing live theatre while developing their talents, strengths and skills. Campers will learn stage blocking and lines, as well as a variety of theatre elements including character development, voice and diction, costumes, movement, and production etiquette.
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
June 15-19, 2020 | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Director: Omar Sosa
Alice in Wonderland is a one-week, non-musical theatre camp. This delightful play adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s famous inquisitive heroine follows her adventures as she chases the White Rabbit, runs interference between Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee, befriends the Mad Hatter, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game. What could be better than setting a show in Wonderland? This camp will run June 15-19 and end with a performance for family and friends on the Mountcastle Theatre stage.
SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JR
June 22-26, 2020 | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Director: Lauren Rahill
Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr. is a one-week musical theatre camp. Based on the ever-popular, award-winning 1970s cartoons, this fast-paced musical teaches lessons with clever, catchy tunes (“Just a Bill”, “Interplanet Janet”, and “Conjunction Junction” to name a few). Campers will sing, dance, act, and learn in this fun camp, which ends with a performance for family and friends on the Mountcastle Theatre Stage.
DISNEY'S MOANA JR
July 13-25, 2020 | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Director: Brandon Lloyd Hicks
Disney’s Moana JR. is a two-week, fully-staged musical theatre camp. Based on the 2016 animated movie, this thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her heritage. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us! Moana JR. features all the beloved songs from the film including “How Far I’ll Go,” “Shiny,” and “You’re Welcome.” This camp ends with three public performances on the Mountcastle Theatre stage (July 24 at 7 pm and July 25 at 2 pm & 7 pm).
Auditions will be held on Saturday, June 13 from 10am-12pm at 419 N. Spruce Street. Campers must be registered for camp to audition. All campers will play at least one role in the show; auditions determine which role(s) each camper will be performing.
A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
July 27-31, 2020 | 9:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Mountcastle Theatre, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts (251 N. Spruce Street)
Director: Kay Smitherman
A Night at the Museum is a half-day, one-week non-musical theatre camp. Campers will pick their own characters from any time or place in history. Weaving them together into a play, the young actors will work on basic stage techniques, including projection, blocking, and focus. Join in and see where our travels take us! This camp will end with a performance for family and friends on the LTWS classroom stage.
Brandon Lloyd Hicks
This former Disneyland entertainer has over 15 years of experience working with children and adults on stage as an actor and director. His work has taken him across the country and back again, and he is ready to coach your young superstar to the next level! Brandon also owns his own Murder Mystery event service, Mystery Men Productions. Join him in a journey of self-discovery on the road to Broadway Magic!
Omar Sosa is a former opera student at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He works at Kaleideum as a teaching artist and enjoys working with performers of all ages. Omar has worked with Peppercorn Theatre, W-S Theatre Alliance, LTWS, Paramount Stage, Stained Glass Playhouse, and others. Omar's knowledge of musical theatre performance, paired with his passion for collaboration with rising actors, will be a perfect mix for a great intensive! He is grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with young students and other artists.
Having grown up spending summers at Shakespeare in the Park in Louisville, KY, Kay continues to share her love of iambic pentameter with her classes and camps at The Little Theatre. She received her BFA in Acting from Virginia Commonwealth University. While directing at College of the Desert in CA, an earthquake convinced her family to move back east, where Kay stumbled into Montessori education and has not looked back.
Each of our summer camps focus on enabling campers to experience the fun, excitement, and challenge of performing live theatre while developing their own talents, strengths and skills. The Little Theatre accepts all children, regardless of their level of ability or experience. Campers will learn stage blocking, lines and music (as applicable), as well as a variety of theatre elements, including character development, voice and diction, costumes, stage movement, and production etiquette. Campers will receive a free t-shirt if they are registered two weeks prior to the start date of camp.
Auditions for Alice in Wonderland, Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! JR, and A Night at the Museum will take place on the first day of camp. All campers will be assigned a role.
Auditions for Moana, JR. will be held on Saturday, June 13 from 10am-12pm at The Little Theatre’s administrative offices. Campers must be registered for camp to audition. All campers will play at least one role in the show; auditions determine which role(s) each camper will be performing.
Register above or call (336) 725-4001. Please note that space is limited in each camp; register early to secure your spot.
PAYMENT AND REFUND POLICY
Tuition must be paid in full at least two weeks prior to the start of camp for your child to attend. In the event that The Little Theatre cancels a camp, a full tuition refund will be made. If a student withdraws from camp up to two weeks prior to the camp start date, they will receive a 75% refund; no refunds will be made after that.
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