“One of the best in the country!” raves Daily Variety – a spectacular all-day theatre camp where young people make friends, expand their imagination and have fun as they act, sing, dance, play theatre games.
Kids work with costumes, make-up, lighting, sound, sets and props, to help create an awesome fully staged original production written just for them.
“I couldn’t stop smiling cheek to cheek,” giggles Maia A. after her first session.
The Playhouse Conservatory program combines the fun and excitement of working as a team to create and perform a brand-new play in a stress-free, creative, arts-oriented environment.
Working actors share their love of the craft with young people in all stages of development. Participants learn to share feelings and responsibilities with a group of their “play”-mates in an engaging atmosphere, and get a great physical workout to boot. No experience needed, but even the most “advanced” young actor will benefit from this unique hands-on method, structured so that each child can be successful.
“Our daughter learned more about drama in one week with SMP than in all the productions she’s ever done – put together. We're absolutely ecstatic!” says educator and workshop mom J. Dohr.
Six one-week classes to choose from, each with its own original performance at the end of the week. Classes meet Mon – Fri, 9 to 3. June 18-22; June 25-29; July 16-20; July 23-27; July 30-Aug 3; Aug 6-10.
Teen Camps (June 18-22; July 30-Aug 3) and Early Stages classes for ages 4 to 6 (Jun 25-29) also available. Playhouse conservatory alumni include Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Jason Ritter, Jason Segel, Obi Ndefo, and Maroon 5’s Mickey Madden, who calls the program “Great in so many ways!”
Multi-session and sibling discounts, and financial assistance are available. Just ask!