Our Summer Theatre Academy 2020 is full of exciting themes and learning opportunities for students ages 3-17.

Each camp will have a snack/lunch break, students can bring a packed lunch with them each day.

On the last day of camp, students will do a final performance for family and friends.

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Camp Scholarships

Partial-scholarship support is available for classes at Weathervane due to the generous support from the community. To apply, please fill out a scholarship application or call  (330) 836-2626 to request an application (via the mail). All scholarship requests must be received no later than two weeks prior to the start of class.

Special thank you to Acme Fresh Market for contributing to our scholarship program 

 

Interested in before or after care? 

Both are offered up to an hour before or after each camp. Cost is $25.00 per hour. Please email Education Director, Lauren Sprowls at lsprowls@weathervaneplayhouse.com or call 330-836-2626 x35 to schedule.

 

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Kids Take the Stage, Act I: Dragons, Unicorns, Narwhals, Oh My!

                               Ages 5-8

June 8-June 19

10:00-2:00 p.m.

$305

Dragons and unicorns and narwhals, oh my! Explore and create with these majestic creatures in this hands-on creative camp. Students will spend their days using their imaginations to bring stories to life and produce their own play to share on the last day of camp. Join us to learn all about what theatre has to offer!

 

4x5 Playwriting Camp

Ages 10-17

June 8- June 19

10:00-2:00 p.m.

$305

Inspired by our 8X10 TheatreFest, students will learn plot structure, creating characters, thoughts, themes, and ideas to develop their own short scenes. Students will also cast and act in each other’s plays. The scenes will be shared on the last day of camp and one will be chosen to be performed during the 8x10 TheatreFest. Bring your ideas and get creative in this two week playwriting camp!

 

Jedi Training Camp

Ages 8-14

June 15- June 19

10:00-2:00 p.m.

 $185

 It’s back! The Force is strong with you… Join our Jedi Master to train and go from Padawan to Jedi. You will go through a series of                                                   activities, learn basic stage combat, and create an action story to present on the final day of camp. Students will be provided with                                                     robes and lightsabers to use for the week…everything a Jedi needs!

 

Musical Theatre Cabaret: Be Brave

Ages 9-12

June 8-June 12

10:00-2:00 p.m.

$205

Get ready to sing, dance, and act in this one week summer camp! Students will work with an instructor and live accompanist to create characters, perform choreography, and sing some of our favorite songs from classic musicals. Students present their performance on the last day of camp. Students will be Fearless by the end of the week!

 

Broadway Boot Camp: Broadway Ballets

Ages 8-14

June 22-June 26

10:00-2:00 p.m.

$185

Experience the unique style of the one of kind Twyla Tharp, known for her Broadway hits Movin’ Out and Come Fly Away. Explore the way dance is used as the key element to tell stories accompanied by rock and pop music. This camp will keep you on your feet learning technique and upbeat chorography.

Jazz shoes or Ballet shoes are required.

 

Acting for the Camera

Ages 10-17

June 22-June 26

10:00-3:00 p.m.

$205

This camp will explore several facets of media production; including acting for the camera, short story arc script writing, story boarding, shot plotting, sound and music editing and video editing. During this camp we aim to create short subject, fully edited pieces which we  can share with our family and friends. All of our campers will find themselves not only in front of the camera, but behind it as well.

 

Musical Theatre Cabaret: Stories and Explorers

Ages 5-8

July 6- July 10

10:00-2:00 p.m.

$205

Discover new and exciting places in this fun-filled Musical Theatre Camp! Students will work on their skills in music, dance, and acting through multiple songs that make take them to a whole new world and present their final performance on the last day. Explore new and wondrous places through the world of Musical Theatre!

 

Kids Take the Stage! Act II: Video Games

Ages 8-11

July 13-July 24

10:00-2:00 p.m.

$305

Find a new way to experience your favorite video games this summer in this interactive theatre camp. Performers will be encouraged to create a plot and characters while also increasing their confidence as a performer and present what they have created on the final day of camp. Level up and increase your XP with this camp!

 

Teen Summer Intensive

July 6- July 17

Join us this summer to create a brand new production in 2-weeks! The final performance will take place the evening of July 17th. 

Performance Track

Ages 13 – 17

July 6 – 17, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

$385

Performance Track, is for students who are ready to put on a show! This fast-paced workshop produces a full production in 2 weeks. Students will work with a professional director and technical staff to receive training and guidance to bring their masterpiece to life.

Tech Track

Ages 10 – 17

July 6 – 17, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

$385

Tech Track, is for students who want to study the visual elements of theatre from costumes, props, lighting and set design. They work alongside our technical staff and the director to bring the visual elements of the show to life.

 

POP Shakespeare Camp

Ages 11-17

July 20-July 24

10:00-2:00 p.m.

 $185

Dive into the works of William Shakespeare in this one week camp! Students will compare classic Shakespearean texts with modern entertainment through script analysis, character development, and acting technique while also exploring Shakespeare’s impact on today’s culture. “Be not afraid of greatness” and challenge yourself as an actor this summer. Students will perform what they learned on the final day of camp.

 

Imagine THAT!: Monster Madness

Ages 3-6

July 20- July 24

10:00-12:00 p.m.

$125

Learning through rhythm and music! Join us as we sing, dance, and use musical instruments to explore the world of kooky and zany monsters.  Students will share what they learned on the last day of camp. Don’t miss this monster mash!

 

Musical Theatre Cabaret: Disco Inferno

Ages 12-17

July 27-July 31

10:00-2:00 p.m.

                                         $205

Ease on Down the Road to this Disco Inferno! Students will learn pieces of music and choreography from disco themed musicals. Our performers will show off their moves with a final performance on the last day. Let’s boogie!

 

Broadway Boot Camp: Jungle Boogie

Ages 5-8

July 27-July 31

10:00-2:00 p.m.

$185

Join us on this safari full of wiggles and giggles! Help us explore different dance styles and movements in the jungle to create fun characters. Students will show what they learned on the last day of class. Keep an eye out for some crazy monkeys, roaring lions and tropical birds! Clean sneakers or jazz shoes are required.

 

Broadway Boot Camp: Dancing through the Decades

Ages 9-15

August 3-August 7

10:00-2:00 p.m.

$185

Were you born to Hand Jive or Do the Twist? Join us to learn popular social dances through the decades. This camp will explore fun choreography inspired by some classic dance moves used in popular Broadway shows! TikTok? Step aside and moonwalk your way to Weathervane this summer! Jazz shoes required.

 

Musical Theatre Cabaret: Will you be my Teddy Bear?

Ages 5-8

August 3-August 7

10:00-2:00 p.m.

$205

Students will work on their skills in music, dance, and acting through multiple songs that our inspired by our favorite furry friends. Students will show off their new skills on the last day. Grab your teddy and let’s get moving!

 

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