Weathervane’s Summer Theatre Academy 2022 offers a wide variety of camps focusing on acting, storytelling, musical theatre, dance and more! Camps range from one to two week ending in a final presentation. Students will bring their own lunch each day.

Camps begin June 6th-August 12th and are offered for ages 5-17. 

Have a student who is between ages 3-5? check out  JUMP START Music Workshop 

Keeping campers safe is still our priority!

*We will continue to evaluate our Covid policies as summer approaches. 

Learn more about our current policies:  Education Handbook

Discounts 
  • Take advantage of Early-Rooster pricing until April 4th 
  • 10% sibling discount 
  • Payment Plans are available and can be applied during registration 
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.

Scholarships are available thanks to our generous donors! To apply for a scholarship, CLICK HERE

 

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SUMMER THEATRE ACADEMY 2022 

Acting and Theatre camps 

Kids Take the Stage, Act I: Cartoon Characters

 Ages 5-8
June 6-June 17 (2 weeks) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$315.00
Want to live in a pineapple? Be a lasagna crazed cat? Or have your own clubhouse with other famous friends? Join us to explore crazy cartoon characters through acting games, storytelling, and creative fun! Students will spend their days using their imaginations to bring their own original stories to life inspired by some of the classic cartoon characters we know and love with a final presentation being presented on the last day of camp.

Kids Take the Stage, Act II: Imagine IF... WAITLIST ONLY !

Ages 8-12
July 18-July 29 (2 weeks) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$315.00
Create your own play in this two-week acting camp! Imagine IF dinosaurs still existed? Or IF the Titanic never hit the iceberg?  Students will explore IF historical moments that changed our world were altered through acting and creative activities to develop their own plot, characters, and script bringing their Imagine IF story to life on stage! Students will present their play on the last day of camp. 

Teen Intensives 

Performance Intensive: "Same Room, Different Story" By Claire Broome  

Ages 11-17
June 13-24 ( 2 weeks)
10:00-3:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$365.00
Our performance Intensive is for students who are ready to put on a show! This fast-paced workshop produces a production in 2 weeks. Students will work with a professional director and receive training and guidance to bring their masterpiece to life. This years’ play is "Same Room, Different Story" By Claire Broome 

Tech Intensive

Ages 10-17
June 20-24 (1 week) 
10:00-3:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$250.00
The Tech Intensive 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 performance intensive director to design, create, and run tech for the final performance . 

 

Musical Theatre Camps

Musical Theatre Cabaret: Melodies around the Map   WAITLIST ONLY! Check out Musical Theatre Caberet: Magic and Mystery 

Ages 5-8
July 18-July 22 (1 week)
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$215.00
Get ready to sing, dance, and act in this one week summer camp! Students will work with an instructor to create characters, perform choreography, and sing songs inspired by places around the world. Travel through the Jungle, dance on the beaches of Greece, or enjoy the Arabian nights. Students will present their performance on the last day of camp. Grab your suitcase and map to join us this summer! 

Musical Theatre Cabaret: Singing through Seasons  

Ages 8-11
July 11- July 15 (1 week) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$215.00 
Sing through the seasons in this one week musical theatre camp! Students will learn and piece together a performance with songs inspired by different seasons. Whether its summer nights, or winter wonderlands, students will learn fun choreography and music, building their performance skills and confidence! Our performers will present on the last day of camp for family and friends.

Musical Theatre Cabaret: Rags to Riches 

Ages 12-17
June 27- July 1 (1 week) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$215.00 
What if you were a Rich man? Find out this summer! Create a story with music, dance, and acting inspired songs about the hard times and the wealthy times. For some it’s a “Hard Knock Life” and others it’s about “Money, Money, Money” but whichever you’re destined to be, students will enjoy this camp nonetheless! Performers will present their final performance on the last day. 

 

Musical Theatre Cabaret: Magic and Mystery 

Ages 5-8
August 1- August 5 (1 week) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$215.00 
Discover the world of magic and mystery through music and dance! Students will work with instructors to explore magical stories, songs, and characters. Grab your wand, thinking caps, and imagination for a week of fun and learning! Students will present what they learned on the last day of camp.

Dance and Movement Camps

Broadway Boot Camp: Magic of Movement 

Ages 5-8
June 27- July 1 (1 week) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$195.00  
Join us as we explore the Wonderful World of Magic and Movement! Students will improve their dancing skills through fun and enriching choreography while also exposing themselves to different shows and music in this one week camp. Dancers will present what they learned on the last day of camp. Become king of the jungle, the queen of the ice castle, and open your eyes to a whole new world of dancing and musical theatre! *Jazz shoes or sneakers are required. 

Broadway Boot Camp: Performing with Props 

Ages 8-14
June 6 - June 10 (1 week) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$195.00  
Grab your cane, hat, and newspaper. It's time to perform with props! Dancers will learn fun, original choreography using props to create a story and characters through movement. Dancers will share their performance on the last day of camp. Become a chimney sweep or one singular sensation in this one-week dance camp! *Jazz shoes are required.

Broadway Boot Camp: 42nd Street

Ages 9-15
July 25-29 (1 week) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$195.00  
Grab your tap shoes and join us for Broadway Boot Camp in the style of 42nd Street. Students will learn the basics of tap technique to connect with the style and musical score of this popular musical. Dancers will show off their new skills on the final day of camp. *Tap shoes are required. 

*All dance camps require specific shoes based on the genres of dance being taught. If you do not have these shoes, we have a stock of shoes that can be used during the camp. 

Specialty Camps 

Jedi Training Camp  WAITLIST ONLY! 

Ages 8-15
August 8- August 12 (1 week) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$195.00  
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! 

Hip Hop Boot Camp  

Ages 9-15
August 1- August 5 (1 week) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$215.00  
Join us in collaboration with Alien Arts/Ohio Urban Arts Initiative. 

Musical theatre continues to be inspired by hip hop arts and culture. In this one-week camp, students will learn about emceeing, music production, dancing, graffiti arts, and more! Campers will work with professionals in the field to put together a final presentation, combining all of their new skills and creations. 

ART of Theatre 

Ages 9-17
August 8- August 12 (1 week) 
10:00-2:00 p.m. (Check-in at 9:45 a.m.)
$195.00  
Explore the visual elements of theatre from costumes, props, lighting, and set design, as you take on creating and piecing together a production. Each student will be given a theme to follow to help create their own portfolio of designs during this week-long camp.

 
Have questions about a camp? Contact our EDU Department! 

Education Director, Lauren Mathis at lmathis@weathervaneplayhouse.com or 330-836-2626 x35 

Assistant Education Director, Elijah Chase at Echase@weathervaneplayhouse.com or 330-836-2626 x29