CTL SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS

Summer Camps will be announced in March for the Summer of 2023!

Thank you for a great summer!

Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon KIDS, Grades 4-5 Music

June 27th- July 7th from  9:00am-12:00pm  (*off on July 1st and 4th)

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Cost:$200, early bird $150

Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon KIDS is an adaptation of the fourth of Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning fantasy adventure books from the Magic Tree House book series. The two siblings return to visit the magic tree house on a dreary, rainy day. They find a book where the sun is shining and the waves are crashing, so they wish to travel to this tropical place. They realize that they are in the eighteenth-century Caribbean, the time of pirates! The siblings meet Captain Bones, a mean old pirate who captures the two and forces them to help him find buried treasure. It’s up to Jack and Annie to find their way back to the tree house and make their way home.

Gettin’ Disney With It!: 1 week camp (4 days), Grades K-1

Session 1- Heroes: Monday June 27th- Thursday June 30th (*off on July 1)

Session 2- Villains: Tuesday July 5th- Friday July 7th (*off on July 4th)

From 9:30am-12:30pm

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Cost: $150, Early bird $100

Campers will participate through favorite songs, crafts, and activities themed around those animated characters we all know and love. From Mirabel to Maui and Moana, there’s no telling How Far You’ll Go!

Camp Kindness: 2 Week Camp, Grades 4th-5th Drama

June 27th -July 7th  from 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM (*off on July 1 & July 4)

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Cost: $200, early bird $150

Sometimes life isn’t easy, especially for kids growing up. Sometimes our fears, circumstances and limitations can make friendships, learning, expressing and creating difficult for us. But as Camp Kindness shows, kindness can be the cure to many of life’s challenges. Every student gets to play the part of an animal character in this story about a group of kid-animals who attend a summer camp on how to display more kindness with themselves and others.Welcome to Camp Kindness! A place where the power of kindness can make anything possible.

Friend Like Me: 1 Week Camp, Grades 2-3 

July 11th- July 15th from 9am-12pm 

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Cost: $150, Early bird $100

Spongebob and Patrick, Shrek and Donkey, Anna and Elsa, Aladdin and Genie, Elphaba and Glinda; join these musical BFFs in a singing and dancing celebration of friendship! “You ain’t never had a friend like me!” Beginning musical theatre camps develop theatre and life skills like storytelling in movement, singing technique, and collaboration.

Petite Players: 1 Week Camp, Ages 4-6 

July  11th-15th from 10am-12pm

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Cost: $100, Early bird $50

The focus of this introductory theatre program is to develop creativity and self-confidence through acting, singing, poetry, movement, storytelling, and FUN! Students will gain a basic understanding of aspects of theatre through storytelling and drama activities. Students will  also use their imagination while developing self expression and building confidence through crafts, music, and more.

Raise Your Voice: 2 week camp, Grades 6-8 

July 11-22nd from 1-4pm

Instructor: Katie Conklin

Cost: $200, early bird $150

Raise Your Voice is a brand-new revue featuring songs from across MTI’s Broadway Junior® collection. From Broadway Junior musicals based on classic titles like Guys and Dolls and Oliver! to beloved Disney shows like The Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins, Raise Your Voice offers a fun introduction to musical revues for young performers, with the opportunity for solos, group numbers, and custom choreography.

Acting the Song: 1 week camp, Grades 8-12 

July 11-15th 1:30pm-4:30pm

Instructor: Miki Rebeck

Cost: $150, Early bird $100

Expand both your vocal and dramatic skills through singing classic and contemporary Broadway songs. This masterclass style course will offer a “perform, then critique” type structure while also touching on audition technique and etiquette. Connect your vocal skills to critical dramatic intention by focusing on how to “act” the song.

Into the Woods Jr.: 3 week camp, Grades 8-12

July 11-29th from 2-5pm

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Cost:$250, Early Bird $200

Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters — Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch — in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables. The musical centers on a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse, and wind up changed forever. Into the Woods JR. showcases a medium-sized ensemble of talented singers and actors. The sophisticated score has been adapted to make it more accessible to young performers.

Animal Friends: 1 Week Camp, Grades K-1

Monday July 18th- Friday July 22nd from 9am-12pm

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Cost: $150, Early bird $100

Explore the animal kingdom as you act out your favorite animal friendships. Be inspired by characters from Daniel Tiger, Pete the Cat, Llama Llama, Zootopia and other favorite furry tales. In this class, students work together to act out stories both new and familiar and devour a steady diet of games and projects to support their animal quest.

Once Upon a Summer Camp: 1 Week Camp, Grades 2-3

July 25th-July 29th from 9am-12pm

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Cost: $150, Early bird $100

In this fantastical camp, students will act out scenes based on well-known fairytales and beloved stories. Crafts, acting basics, and storytelling techniques all take center stage in this camp. These short scenes for pairs offer an excellent way to help students become familiar with play scripts, practice reading, and become more confident with reading aloud.

 

Middle School Improv: 2 Week Camp, Grades 6 -8 

July 18-July 29th from  9:30am-12:30pm  

Instructor: Marie Fox 

Cost: $200, early bird $150

This workshop will provide a healthy dose of improvisation skills to provide participants with the opportunity to learn quick thinking and creative scene building skills. Throughout the course, students will work towards a final performance to demonstrate mastery of the improvisation activities.

Working with Monologues Acting Intensive: 1 Week Camp Grades 8-12

July 25th- July 29th from 1-4pm

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Cost: $150, Early bird $100

Focus on developing a monologue that shows off your best talents. In this class, actors will gain insight into making bigger and better choices while receiving constructive, supportive feedback on their work, and on the audition process.

Camp instructors are professional teachers, artists, and college students majoring in arts education or theatre arts and have documented experience working with children. There are also college interns and volunteer high school assistants on hand to help keep camps running smoothly. Camps are designed by CTL’s Education Department Coordination in collaboration with camp instructors. All summer instructors and CTL staff members have clearances on file.

  • A small snack will be provided to campers each day. All snacks are nut free, but other allergens may be present. Please clearly indicate any food allergies on the camp permission form so we can be sure to provide a safe and welcoming experience for every student.

  • Water fountains are closed at this time and each camper must bring a water bottle with them and have their name clearly marked on it. CTL water bottles are for sale at our box office for $5.  

  • A full lunch is NOT provided for students who are taking morning and afternoon camps. If your student will be staying for more than one camp, they must bring a lunch from home that does not need to be heated or refrigerated and has the campers name clearly marked on it. 

Camp registration fees include all scheduled activities, professional instruction, materials, a summer camp t-shirt, and admission for family members to watch their camper’s end of camp show(s).  All information is sent to the parent/guardian prior to the camp.

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Families can receive an application by emailing our Director of Educational Programming Brandy Aguirre at BAguirre@CTLshows.com

Camps can be purchased at our box office, by phone, or online with the links above. For more information about camps please contact our Education Coordinator at baguirre@ctlshows.com and watch for news and updates on our social media pages.

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES

CTL is excited to launch our After-School classes for this Spring! We are inviting all of our local performers, students and interested kids of all ages ‘behind the curtain’ and into our safe learning space to develop the skills to help them become rock star performers! Whether you are brand new to CTL’s classes and summer camps or the stage performer veteran we have something for everyone!