2017 Summer Camps

Summer Camps 2017

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Refund Policy: To secure enrollment, full payment is due at the time of registration. We will refund your tuition less $50 per camp up to two weeks before the first day of class. Refunds/Credits are not given for cancellations made less than two weeks before the first day of class. A full refund is given if class is cancelled by NWCT.

Size or nature of roles is at the professional discretion of our instructors. All roles provide a valuable learning experience. No refunds granted due to dissatisfaction with assigned roles.

Two-Week Playlab Camps

Choose morning, afternoon, or both
Before Care 8 - 9:00 am — After Care 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Morning Camps   9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Afternoon Camps   1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


MORNING PLAYLABS* — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Class will audition, rehearse, get into makeup and costume, and perform!
Everyone gets a part!


*Note: Playlab final performances are the Saturday following the last day of camp. Times announced the first day of camp.
Beauty and the Beast Ages 7-11
“Be our guest” to the Playlab event of the summer! Set off on an adventure through an enchanted castle, where the residents have been magically transformed through a horrible curse. Will the power of love and compassion be enough to break the spell before it is too late? Find out, in this “tale as old as time.”
June 19-30   $295
July 17-28   $295
August 14-25   $295

High School Musical Ages 10-14
There is drama in the Drama Department when two high schoolers from competing cliques audition for the same role. Jocks, nerds, and divas collide in this musical playlab about, wait for it… musicals!
June 19-30   $295
July 17-28   $295
August 14-25   $295

Ivy and Bean Ages 7-11
Ivy and Bean are “two friends who never meant to like each other.” One is quiet and loves to read, the other is rebellious and loves to play tricks. Together they explore their neighborhood, and cause a fair bit of mischief along the way.
July 3-14 No class on July 4th $265
July 31-August 11   $295

Starman and the Seven Space Oddities Ages 10-14
When Maia's village on a tiny planet is taken over by bandits, she goes in search of legendary Starmen warriors! Together with the Seven Space Oddities, an unlikely band of smugglers, Maia and the town must craft a master plan to get rid of the bandits once and for all! An unlikely hero emerges in a far corner of the galaxy as Maia's hidden talent saves the day and the planet!
July 31-August 11   $295

 

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AFTERNOON PLAYLABS* — 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Class will audition, rehearse, get into makeup and costume, and perform!
Everyone gets a part!


*Note: Playlab final performances are the Saturday following the last day of camp. Times announced the first day of camp.
Beauty and the Beast Ages 7-11
“Be our guest” to the Playlab event of the summer! Set off on an adventure through an enchanted castle, where the residents have been magically transformed through a horrible curse. Will the power of love and compassion be enough to break the spell before it is too late? Find out, in this “tale as old as time.”
June 19-30   $295
July 17-28   $295
August 14-25(New Session Added!)   $295

Battle of the Books Ages 7-11
Join us as we mash up Harry Potter, Upside Down Magic, Matilda, and Hook's Revenge! Magic is in the air as children arrive for the first day of The Camp for Gyfted Children. Things get off to a rocky start when two "non-magicals" accidentally register, followed by the unexpected arrival of treasure-hungry pirates! To survive, these intrepid campers will need to set aside their differences and use their wits, courage, and a little bit of magic.
July 3-14 No class on July 4th $265
July 31-August 11   $295

The Jedi Doth Return Ages 12-16
“I sense something; a presence I’ve not felt since… last summer!” Return to a galaxy far, far away as our faithful heroes prepare for their final battle against an empire most foul. Wield the dual powers of the force and iambic pentameter in this most epic of playlabs.
July 3-14 No class on July 4th $265
July 31-August 11   $295

Macbeth Ages 12-16
Something wicked this way comes… Screw your courage to the sticking place and take on Shakespeare’s tale of betrayal, murder, and the rise and fall of Scotland’s most ambitious power couple.
June 19-30   $295
July 17-28   $295
August 14-25   $295

 

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One Week Theater Camps

Choose morning, afternoon, or both

Morning Camps   9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Afternoon Camps   1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


MORNING SKILLS — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SKILLS classes educate students in specific areas of theater. The last class will end with a demonstration of the skills they have learned.


Musical Theater Intensive* Ages 8-12
Develop the skills you need to become a top notch musical theater performer. Each session focuses on a different skill set and musical style. This is the perfect camp for students looking to take their skills to the next level! Suggested pairing: Acting Intensive
June 19-23 Classic $140
July 3-7* Tony Award-Winners *No class on July 4th $115
July 17-21 Oz Thru the Ages $140
July 31-August 4 Rock $140
August 14-18 Epic $140

Theatrical Design Ages 10-14
Study with working technical theater professionals and learn the ins and outs of what it takes to rule the world from backstage! Students will tech the week's playlab.
June 26-30   $140
July 10-14   $140
July 24-28   $140
August 7-11   $140
August 21-25   $140

Theater Potpourri [Special Session!] Ages 6-11
In the world of theater you’ve got to be ready for anything, and this camp is designed to help you do just that! Each day focuses on a different element of theater to give you a well-rounded approach to the performance world. Techniques include, acting, singing, dancing, and more!
July 3-7* *No class on July 4th $115

AFTERNOON SKILLS — 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SKILLS classes educate students in specific areas of theater. The last class will end with a demonstration of the skills they have learned.


Acting Intensive Ages 8-12
Challenge yourself this summer with workshops led by the best acting teachers around! Areas of focus change throughout the summer. The perfect camp for serious students ready to take their performing to the next level. Suggested pairing: Musical Theater Intensive
June 19-23 Scenes for the Young Actor $140
July 31-August 4 Audition 101 $140
August 7-11 Improv $140
August 21-25 Scenes for the Young Actor $140

Advanced Acting Intensive* Ages 10-14
Challenge yourself this summer with workshops led by the best acting teachers around! Areas of focus change throughout the summer. The perfect camp for serious students ready to take their performing to the next level. Suggested pairing: Musical Theater Intensive
July 3-7* Comedy Styles *No class on July 4th $115
July 10-14 Scenes From Plays Every Actor Should Know $140
July 17-21 Shakespeare $140

Advanced Musical Theater Intensive Ages 10-14
Develop the skills you need to become a top notch musical theater performer. Each session focuses on a different skill set and musical style. This is the perfect camp for students looking to take their skills to the next level! Suggested pairing: Acting Intensive
June 19-23   $140
July 31-August 4   $140

Musical Mash-ups Ages 7-10
Back by popular demand! NWCT’s Musical Mashups combine musical theater favorites with pop music smash hits; all paired with super sweet choreography. The perfect camp for aspiring superstars!
June 26-30   $140
July 10-14   $140
July 24-28   $140
August 7-11(New Session Added!)   $140

Theater on the Edge Ages 10-14
Theater isn’t just about song and dance; it’s also about how you use your voice, move your body, or create alternative art. Stretch your performance muscles as you explore some of the more nontraditional areas of acting. How far out onto the edge of theater will you go?
June 26-30 Film $140
July 24-28 Spoken Word $140

Theater Potpourri Ages 7-11
In the world of theater you’ve got to be ready for anything, and this camp is designed to help you do just that! Each day focuses on a different element of theater to give you a well-rounded approach to the performance world. Techniques include, acting, singing, dancing, and more!
July 3-7* *No class on July 4th $115
July 17-21   $140
August 14-18   $140

 

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MORNING EXPLORE — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
EXPLORE classes are creative drama based, in which students will explore theater through themed play, games, art and plenty of fun! Demonstration - last class.


Global Adventures Ages 6-8
Grab your map and compass get ready to set out on an adventure of global proportions! From the Lost City of Atlantis, to the South Pole, to the wild west, no corner of the world will go unexplored with you at the helm.
June 26-30   $140
July 24-28   $140
August 21-25   $140

Myths and Legends Ages 8-10
Battle minotaurs, befriend satyrs, and form alliances with the Olympian gods as you explore a world of mythological proportions. This camp breathes new life into classic myths and legends from both modern and ancient times.
June 19-23 Creatures $140
July 17-21 The Hero's Quest $140
July 31-August 4 Modern Myths $140
August 14-18 Problems with Prophecy $140

Roald Dahl Ages 6-8
Enter the imagination of one of the most beloved authors of all time, Roald Dahl! Explore worlds of magic, wonder, and snozzcumbers! No matter which story you end up in, you’re sure to have a scrumdiddlyumptious time!
July 10-14 Dirty Beasts $140
August 7-11 Magic and Mayhem $140

Rogues and Rebels Ages 8-10
Join NWCT’s band of scoundrels, rascals, and rebels with a cause. Explore iconic characters, from pirate swashbucklers to the Rebel Alliance, as you travel uncharted territory and imagine new adventures.
June 26-30 Star Wars $140
July 10-14 Pirates $140
July 24-28 Law-Breaking Ladies $140
August 7-11 Robin Hood $140
August 21-25 The Artful Dodger $140

AFTERNOON EXPLORE — 1:00 Pm - 4:00 pm
EXPLORE classes are creative drama based, in which students will explore theater through themed play, games, art and plenty of fun! Demonstration - last class.


"Choose Your Own" Academy* Ages 6-8
Class is in session at Choose Your Own Academy! Dastardly mad scientists, master spies, outdoor explorers, Pokemon trainers, and those of royal status are all welcome. Who knows – you could become a Royally Mad Spy Scientist capable of catching any Pokemon in any environment. It’s up to you!
June 19-23 Spy School $140
July 31-August 4 Outdoor School $140
August 14-18 Pokémon Training Institute $140

Dystopian Districts Ages 8-10
Journey through the ravaged landscapes of a world in collapse. Each week will explore a different dystopian future from The Hunger Games to a zombie apocalypse to technological mind control. This camp is perfect for scrappy survivors, young revolutionaries, and beacons of hope. Which will you be?
August 21-25 5: Zombie Apocolypse $140

Enchanted Wood Ages 6-8
Enter the Enchanted Wood where fairies dance on the wind, houses are edible, and the dragon is hopefully fast asleep. Cast a magic spell alongside the witches and wizards, befriend a pony, or answer the riddles of the troll under the bridge – just remember which path lead you there in the first place!
June 26-30 Fairies, Elves and Trolls $140
July 10-14 My Little Pony $140
July 24-28 Candy Forest $140
August 7-11 How to Train Your Dragon $140
August 21-25 Cursed Broomsticks $140

A Series of Unfortunate Events Ages 8-10
Alas, misfortune befalls the children of this camp. Face treacheries, don disguises, and discover secret societies as you work to prevent Count Olaf and his henchmen from usurping the Baudelaire fortune.
June 19-23   $140
July 17-21   $140
July 31-August 4   $140
August 14-18   $140


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First Stage — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

First Stage classes are specially designed for ages three to six years old and promote a love for the performing arts by nurturing creative energy through play, dress up and imagination. The last class will end with a demonstration.


Magic Passport Ages 4-6
Travel the world from one great tale to another. Get tangled in the web of Anansi the spider, or come face to face with the Jade Dragon. All summer long, NWCT’s youngest globetrotters will discover different continents and countries through myth, song, and story.
June 26-30 Antarctica $140
July 10-14 Asia $140
July 24-28 The Americas $140
August 7-11 Africa $140
August 21-25 Australia $140

Pigs on Parade Ages 4-6
Our young thespians take their first steps into the spotlight in this First Stage camp. Follow the pigs to space, the wild west, or just a simple picnic. See what makes Piggie Gerald’s bestus friend, and what adventures Olivia will go on next all summer with Pigs on Parade!
June 19-23 Olivia $140
July 17-21(New Session Added!) Elephant & Piggie $140
July 31-August 4 Pigs in Space $140
August 14-18 Piggie Picnic $140

Planes, Trains and Automobiles SPECIAL TIME: 9:30am-11:00am Ages 3-4
This summer, it’s not just about the destination, it’s how you get there! Be it on the wings of a plane, the car of a train, or riding in the backseat with the windows down, the adventure is all in the journey. Hop on board and see just how far you can go!
June 19-23   $90
August 14-18   $90

 

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