Summer 2013

Summer Camps 2013

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Two Week Theater Camps

Choose morning, afternoon, or both
before care 8 - 10:00a.m. — after care 4:30 - 6:30p.m.
Morning Camps   10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Afternoon Camps   1:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.


SESSION

June 17-28
Demos. Fri. 6/28
Perform. Sat. 6/29

 

SESSION

July 8-19
Demos. Fri. 7/19
Perform. Sat. 7/20

 

SESSION

July 29-Aug 9
Demos. Fri. 8/9
Perform. Sat. 8/10

 

SESSION

Aug 12-23
Demos. Fri. 8/23
Perform. Sat. 8/24


MORNING PLAYLABS   10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Class will audition, rehearse, don makeup and costumes, and perform on the NWCT Mainstage! Everyone gets a part!


Aladdin! Ages 7-12
This playlab has it all—an exotic desert setting, fun music, an evil villain, a lovely princess, magic genies, jewels and a poor and awkward hero!? Well, we’ll see how that works out! Sign up early to assure a spot. Also offered afternoons.
Stewart, Aronson $265 (Please Call for Availability)

Jackie & the Giants Ages 11-16
Adventurous Jackie is a round peg who never fit in her square village. When a huge beanstalk sprouts up in the middle of town, of course she is ready to explore! Little does she know what GIANT adventure awaits her in the rock and roll clouds! Will she find a place in the sky to belong? Climb up the beanstalk this summer for a musical adventure!
Gilham-Luginbill, Tissell $265


MORNING STUDIOS   10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
STUDIOS will use scene work, character study, theater games & more to help with performance skills. Demo last camp.


MORNING STUDIO I Ages 7-10
Ugly Bug Ball
Bugs are a’buzzin and wings are a’fluttering as ladybugs, bumblebees and all tiny creatures prepare for the Midsummer Ball and the crowning of the Best Bug by Fairy Queen Summer! All are invited—both magical and ordinary—to attend the famous Ugly Bug Ball for fun and surprises!
Burns, Thomas $235

MORNING STUDIO II Ages 11-18
Hollywood’s Best
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Blanchett, Mark Wahlberg, Kate Winslet and other fine young actors have changed the face of the film industry. Work with George to analyze their best work and apply new techniques to selected scene work. Prior approval required.
Elliott $235
(Combine with “Improv Masters” for $395)

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AFTERNOON PLAYLABS   1:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Class will audition, rehearse, don makeup and costumes, and perform on the NWCT Mainstage! Everyone gets a part!


Aladdin! Ages 7-12
This playlab has it all—an exotic desert setting, fun music, an evil villain, a lovely princess, magic genies, jewels and a poor and awkward hero!? Well, we’ll see how that works out! Sign up early to assure a spot. Also offered mornings.
Stewart, Aronson $265 (Please Call for Availability)

Macbeth Ages 12-18
Macbeth’s bloody rise to power takes a new path as Shakespeare’s dark Scottish tragedy is revamped into a 1920s gangster style tale of arrogance, madness, and death. Flapper dancer witches and mobster royalty help set the scene for the descent into moral decay!
Gillham-Luginbill, Kitchens $265

Showdown at the Pebble Butte Corral! Ages 11-16
The Sheriff keeps order in Pebble Butte…until two mysterious ladies arrive in town—Miss Sunshine on the stagecoach and B.B. Beauty the gunslinger on her horse Sassy. Add dandy songs, the ladies Decency League, cowpokes, a precocious youngin’, a spttin’ contest showdown stir into a hilarious western stew!
Burns, Newsom, Tissell $265


AFTERNOON SAMPLERS   1:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.
SAMPLERS use accessible characters & situations to acquaint students with comic/dramatic techniques. Demo last class.


AFTERNOON SAMPLER I Ages 6-10
Those Rascals
Before there were sit-coms, there was a gang of scruffy odd ball friends—and Petey the pit bull! America loved their funny adventures, spirited high-jinks and stories centered on real, diverse kids.
Johnson, Thomas $235

AFTERNOON SAMPLER II Ages 11-18
Improv Masters
Improvisation is the basis of all acting. It helps you tap into personal experience and creativity quickly to apply to acting both dramatic and comedic. Prior approval required.
Elliott $235
(Combine with “Hollywood's Best” for $395)

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One Week Theater Camps

Choose morning, afternoon, or both
before care 8 - 10:00a.m. — after care 4:30 - 6:30p.m.
Morning Camps   10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Afternoon Camps   1:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.


SESSION

July 1-3 & 5
Demos & Performance
Fri. 7/5

 

SESSION

July 22-26
Demos & Performance
Fri. 7/26

 

SESSION

Aug. 26-30
Demos & Performance
Fri. 8/30


MORNING CAMPS   10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.


Wild Things! Ages 7-10
Everyone turns into a wild thing once in a while; monsters and goblins can be friendly; nightmares can be adventures! Right? Sign up for this camp and dare to slide under the bed and see where you will go!
Burns, Johnson $110   $135

Creative Costume Design Ages 11-16
For those of you who enjoy costumes and want to learn more about design, this hands on camp will encourage your creativity. Students will also help to costume the Wild Things! camp. Limit 10.
TBA $110   $135

Film Workshop AM Ages 12-18
Be a star while practicing on-camera improvisation, interview, and audition skills. Use real commercial, film, and TV scripts (comedy, drama) and positive video feedback to gain confidence and experience. Limit 12.
Peabody $145   $180

We’ll Sing in the Sunshine Ages 8-11
Love to sing and dance? Then join us as we put together a sunny, summery musical revue with toe tapping dances, great songs and colorful costumes. Perform during last camp!
Aronson, Steele $110   $145

Tiaras for Tots! (all day) Ages 8-15
This funny spoof takes on those kiddie beauty pageants on TV. You know, where Honey Boo Boo got her start! It’s all here, the tots, the drama, the moms, the drama, the outfits and…the drama!
Stewart, Newsom $200   $250

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AFTERNOON CAMPS   1:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.


Backstage Ages 11-18
Learn technical theater as you work with NWCT’s award-winning set designer. Students will help design and tech.
Monroe $110   $135

Triple Threat Techniques Ages 10-15
Triple threats are those actors who excel in all things theater—singing, dancing and acting. Instructors will challenge students through carefully selected scenes and songs to help match camper experience and goals.
Aronson, Steele $110   $135

Film Workshop PM Ages 8-11
Be a star while practicing on-camera improvisation, interview, and audition skills. Use real commercial, film, and TV scripts (comedy, drama) and positive video feedback to gain confidence and experience. Limit 12.
Peabody $145   $180

Far Away Tales Ages 7-10
Explore diverse peoples and cultures from Asia, Africa and India as you visit favorite tales and myths from around the world in a fun theater setting.
Johnson, Thomas $110   $135

Comedy is a Box of Chocolates! Ages 9-12
So many to choose from that you can’t choose just one! So how about an improv caramel, then a sketch comedy chocolate mint, and finish it off with a game of Laffy Taffy? Hmm…join us for delicious summer treats.
Burns (all), Fell (1), Elliott (2&3) $110   $135

Tiaras for Tots! (all day) Ages 8-15
This funny spoof takes on those kiddie beauty pageants on TV. You know, where Honey Boo Boo got her start! It’s all here, the tots, the drama, the moms, the drama, the outfits and…the drama!
Stewart, Newsom $200   $250

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FIRST STAGE ONE-WEEK CAMPS A.M.   Ages 4½-6


CELEBRATE SEUSS ­— Playhouse that is! Ages 4½-6
We’ll holler out rhymes and have a great time. We’ll sing and we’ll dance and pretend we’re in France! We’ll color and cut, read stories, eat snacks and on warm summer days maybe even relax!
Christiansen, Johnson $135
Performances - Last Class  

I: June 17-21 – The Sneetches!
II: June 24-28 – Yertel the Turtle
I: July 29-Aug 2 – The Sneetches!
II: Aug 5-9 – Yertel the Turtle
I: July 8-12 – Horton Hatches the Egg
II: July 15-19 – Green Eggs & Ham
I: Aug 12-16 – Horton Hatches the Egg
II: Aug 19-23 – Green Eggs & Ham

Under the Rainbow! Ages 4½-6
Rainbows are cool! They have pots of gold and leprechauns and great songs written about them! And of course all the colors of the…well…Rainbow! For stories, poems, songs and crafts come with us Under the Rainbow!
Christiansen, Thomas $110   $135
July 1-3 & 5
July 22-26
Aug 26-30

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