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Education Class and Camp Listing

    

         

                   

              

SESSION DATES 2017-2018
SUMMER SESSION: June 12 - August 18, 2017
FALL SESSION: September 18-November 18, 2017
WINTER SESSION: January 16-March 19, 2018
SPRING SESSION: April 9-May19, 2018


Summer Information:
  • Grades refer to Fall 2017
  • AM and PM summer camps may be purchased together to create a full day which includes a supervised lunch hour. Please note, this option is not available for Ages 4-5 camps.
  • Extended Care is available for students in Camps for Grades K-12
  • Which camp is right for me?
    • - Literary camps use existing books as inspiration
    • - Craft camps emphasize elements of visual art such as puppets, scenery creation, or costume design
    • - Musical camps emphasize elements of singing, dancing, or both
    • - Imagination camps focus on creative play and dramatic discovery to explore characters, settings, and themes
    • - Devising camps focus on generating original scenes or plays
    • - Rehearsal camps rehearse and perform from existing scripts and/or scores
    • - Technique camps focus on skill-based exercises to strengthen ensemble and individual craft
Classes and camps are listed by date.
**Please note, after the first class meeting you will need to call the Ticket Office at 612.874.0400 to register.**


Intensive: Musical Theatre from <i>Hamilton</i> and Acting (Grades 9-12)  <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBlock.png"> <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATFlash.png"> <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATMusic.png">
SUMMER SESSION
Challenge yourself with two classes in one week! Spend half the day in Acting, pursuing objectives, overcoming obstacles, utilizing tactics, and creating dynamic characters. In Musical Theatre work with a voice teacher and choreographer to strengthen vocal technique and expand dance skills to songs from award-winning Hamilton.

Days: June 12-16
Times: 9am-4pm
Camp ID: F91
Tuition: $315


Cutting Edge Combat (Grades 9-12)  <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBlock.png"> <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBulb.png">
SUMMER SESSION
Learn fight choreography using two separate blades: rapier and knife. Showcase combat techniques in original scenes that capture the unique style evoked by each weapon.

Days: June 19-23
Times: 9am-12pm
Camp ID: A92
Tuition: $210


Master Class: Acting Technique (Grades 9-12)  <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBlock.png">
SUMMER SESSION
Sharpen and refine your acting technique and performance skills in this masterclass designed to challenge intermediate to experienced actors. There is no final sharing; removing the pressure of an audience allows the faculty to focus on each student’s development and our students to hone their skills for use in future performances. Previous non-performance acting training recommended.

Days: June 19-23
Times: 1-4pm
Camp ID: P92
Tuition: $210


Broadway: Right Now! (Grades 9-12)  <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATFlash.png"> <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATMusic.png">
SUMMER SESSION
Refine musical theatre acting, voice, and dance skills by staging musical numbers from the 2016-17 Broadway Season such as Waitress, Falsettos, Jersey Boys, and more.

Days: June 26-30
Times: 9am-4pm
Camp ID: F93
Tuition: $290


Shakespearean Death Scenes (Grades 7-12)  <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATFlash.png"> <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBlock.png">
SUMMER SESSION
Poisoned daggers, venomous snakes, wine barrel drownings, and more – nobody does pain and death quite like William Shakespeare. Exploring scenes ranging from the tragic downfalls of heroes to the slapstick pratfalls of clowns, delve into the best of the Bard’s verbal sparring and physical violence.

Days: July 31 – August 4
Times: 9am-4pm
Camp ID: F77
Tuition: $290


Fairy Tales: An LGBTQ-usical (Grades 9-12)  <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBulb.png"> <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATMusic.png">
SUMMER SESSION
Ever wished that the “damsels in distress” could ride off into the sunset together? Or that Prince Charming preferred a ball gown to his suit of armor? Create a musical adaptation of three classic fairytales reflecting LGBTQ themes and stories on stage.

Days: August 7-11
Times: 9am-4pm
Camp ID: F98
Tuition: $290


Dance Boot Camp (Grades 9-12)  <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBlock.png"> <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATMusic.png">
SUMMER SESSION
Focus on the essential dance styles of ballet, jazz, and modern to develop a well-rounded dance vocabulary and the stamina to handle the rehearsal process. Dancers will be exposed to a range of movement disciplines with a focus on technical ability, style, and physical expression demanded by the leading professional choreographers. Previous dance experience recommended.

Days: August 14-18
Times 9am-12pm
Camp ID: A99
Tuition: $210


Improv Boot Camp (Grades 7-12)   <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBlock.png">
SUMMER SESSION
Five days of intense, fast-paced improvisation for those who want a total immersion into the challenge and creative freedom. Think faster, make strong choices, and increase your confidence as you learn to trust your instincts. For both beginning and experienced performers.

Days: August 14-18
Times 9am-12pm
Camp ID: A79
Tuition: $210


Acting for the Camera (Grades 7-12)  <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBlock.png">
SUMMER SESSION
Make the transition from stage to film! Gain invaluable tools for understanding the subtle mannerisms that are critical for on-camera work. Learn to read, prepare for, and perform commercial auditions with professional input, direction, and feedback.

Days: August 14-18
Times 1-4pm
Camp ID: P79
Tuition: $210


Vocal Boot Camp (Grades 9-12)  <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATBlock.png"> <img src="https://www.childrenstheatre.org/tnew/TAT/TATMusic.png">
SUMMER SESSION
An immersion into five genres of singing: Jazz, Classical, Rock/Pop, Musical Theatre, and R&B. Experiment with new styles of singing while studying the techniques and tricks of recording artists and stage performers. Each vocalist will have the opportunity to work as part of an ensemble and as a soloist. Previous vocal experience recommended.

Days: August 14-18
Times 1-4pm
Camp ID: P99
Tuition: $210