Summer 2015 Camps

Summer Camps 2015

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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!


The Island Princess Ages 7-11
This exciting tropical musical adventure tells the story of a peasant girl who uses the power of love to bring the people of her island together. She calls upon the gods of the Caribbean (Earth, Water, Love, and Death) for guidance. Campers will sing and dance their way through this tropical tale!
June 15-26 Performance June 27 $275
July 13-July 24 Performance July 25 $275
August 10-August 21 Performance August 22 $275

Annie’s Hard Knock Life Ages 7-11
This original story explores the adventures of everyone's favorite orphan before her fateful run-in with Daddy Warbucks and Ms. Hannigan. Inspired by the comic strip, Annie gets into scrapes, helps friends in need, and wins everyone's heart. This lively playlab is filled with songs and dances of the era.
June 29-July 10 Performance July 11 $275
July 27-August 7 Performance August 8 $275

The Battle for Oz Ages 10-14
It is time for the greatest musical showdown of all time as witches and wizards battle for control of the magical land of Oz! Don your glitter boots and leather jackets as the citizens of the Emerald City gather to choose the true musical ruler of Oz!
June 15-26 Performance June 27 $275
July 13-July 24 Performance July 25 $275
August 10-August 21 Performance August 22 $275

Rapunzel: Sweet Freedom! Ages 10-14
Rapunzel, Rapunzel let down your hair... and explore the world! Find out what happens when a sheltered young girl ventures out into the real world to discover who she really is!
June 29-July 10 Performance July 11 $275
July 27-August 7 Performance August 8 $275


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


Annie’s Hard Knock Life Ages 7-11
This original story explores the adventures of everyone's favorite orphan before her fateful run-in with Daddy Warbucks and Ms. Hannigan. Inspired by the comic strip, Annie gets into scrapes, helps friends in need, and wins everyone's heart. This lively playlab is filled with songs and dances of the era.
June 29-July 10 Performance July 11 $275
July 13-July 24 Performance July 25 $275
July 27-August 7 Performance August 8 $275

Once Upon an Ogre Ages 7-11
Inspired by the movie musical "Shrek!" Several beloved fairy tale characters must band together to help a gentle giant overcome a tangled web of storybook obstacles. Expect plenty of singing, dancing, and living happily ever after!
June 15-26 Performance June 27 $275
June 29-July 10 Performance July 11 $275
July 13-July 24 Performance July 25 $275
July 27-August 7 Performance August 8 $275
August 10-August 21 Performance August 22 $275

Twelfth Night Ages 11-16
Mistaken identities, action packed duels, and painful heartbreak abound, all in the name of love! Join NWCT's classical acting experts as we produce one of Shakespeare's greatest dramatic comedies!
June 15-26 Performance June 27 $275
July 13-July 24 Performance July 25 $275
August 10-August 21 Performance August 22 $275

May the Bard Be With You! Ages 10-16
A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene. Perform one of the greatest stories ever told as written by the greatest playwright that ever lived. Tis a tale told by Jedi's, full of droids and storm troopers, signifying… everything awesome!
June 29-July 10 Performance July 11 $275
July 27-August 7 Performance August 8 $275

One Week Theater Camps

Choose morning, afternoon, or both
before care 8:00 - 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 EXPLORE — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
EXPLORE classes are creative drama based, in which students will have the chance to explore theater through themed play, games, art and plenty of fun! Demonstration - last class.


Wizard School Ages 6-8
Wizards School is back in session! Magical masters and new students alike are invited to share wizard stories, spells, potions, and engage in a friendly wizard competition!
June 15-19   $140
July 6-10   $140
July 27-31   $140
August 17-21   $140

Mad Scientist Character Lab! Ages 6-8
Grab your lab coat and weird goggles, because it's time for a "mad" extravaganza! Join us in NWCT Science Lab as we create characters full of mischief… in the name of science!
June 22-26   $140
July 13-17   $140
August 3-7   $140
August 24-28   $140

Calvin and Hobbes Playhouse Ages 6-8
Choose your favorite stuffed animal friend and get ready for an adventure together! One of the most beloved comic strips of all time comes to life in this imagination-filled EXPLORE camp. *Campers are encouraged to bring one favorite stuffed animal friend to class.
June 29-July 3   $140
July 20-24   $140
August 10-14   $140

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


Enchanted Tales Ages 6-8
When you wish upon a star, anything can happen! Be you brave princess, mischievous troll or misunderstood witch, join the adventure alongside NWCT's magical instructors as you EXPLORE and create your own enchanted tales!
June 15-19   $140
July 6-10   $140
July 27-31   $140
August 17-21   $140

Dynamic Duos Ages 6-8
Ivy and Bean! Frodo and Sam! Sherlock and Watson! Literature is full of unlikely pairs. Come and EXPLORE this summer camp with your favorite friends!
June 22-26   $140
July 13-17   $140
August 3-7   Cancelled
August 24-28   $140

Shipwrecked! Ages 6-8
You are trapped on a desert island! Your ship is in shambles! There is nothing but jungle as far as the eye can see! What do you do? EXPLORE of course!
June 29-July 3   $140
July 20-24   $140
August 10-14   $140

Hooray for Underdogs! Ages 6-8
Look out Portland, here they come! They may not be the biggest, the strongest, or even the bravest, but they have the heart and the determination to win it all! Underdogs of the world unite! It is your time to shine!
June 15-19   $140
July 6-10   Cancelled
July 27-31   Cancelled
August 17-21   $140

The Hunger Maze! Ages 8-12
Many may enter, few shall leave. EXPLORE the mysteries of the Hunger Maze as your favorite character from young adult literature. Pit Katniss against Tris and Pita against Thomas! Can you survive long enough to find the exit?
June 15-19   $140
July 6-10   $140
July 27-31   $140
August 17-21   $140

Campfire Stories! Ages 7-10
Join this summer's most daring group of storytellers, The Campfire Society! Campers will join together to invent or retell spooky stories and then reenact them! Gather around the campfire, if you dare!
June 22-26   $140
July 13-17   Cancelled
August 3-7   $140
August 24-28   $140

Star Trekkers Ages 7-10
Leave our solar system behind and EXPLORE a universe beyond our own! Create your very own star-explorer character and work together with your fellow space adventurers as you spin tales from the deep reaches of space. Boldly go where no camper has gone before!
June 29-July 3   Cancelled
July 20-24   Cancelled
August 10-14   $140

MORNING SKILLS — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SKILLS classes are made to 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 will focus on a different area of expertise. The perfect camp for students ready for the next step into the world of musical theater. *Suggested pairing: Acting Intensive!
June 22-26 Modern Musicals $140
June 29-July 3 Classic Musicals $140
July 13-17 Rock Musicals $140
July 20-24 Fairytale Musicals $140
August 3-7 Fairytale Musicals $140
August 10-14 Tony Award Musicals $140
August 24-28 Simply Wicked Musicals $140

Theatrical Design Ages 10-14
Discover the skills needed to become a true "techie!" Study with working technical theater professionals and learn the ins and outs of what it takes to rule the world from backstage!
June 15-19 Costume and Prop Design $140
July 6-10 Set and Sound Design $140
July 27-31 Costume and Prop Design $140
August 17-21 Set and Sound Design $140

AFTERNOON SKILLS — 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SKILLS classes are made to 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 22-26 Physicality $140
June 29-July 3 Voice $140
July 13-17 Scene Study $140
July 20-24 Monologues $140
August 3-7 Improv $140
August 10-14 Character $140
August 24-28 Auditioning $140

Musical Mash Ups! Ages 7-10
Back by popular demand! Come prepared to perform your favorite hits from Broadway to Pop. Now mash them together and add some sweet dance moves as the two genres become one. Can you say awesome?!
June 29-July 3   $140
July 20-24   $140
August 10-14   $140

Film Acting Workshop Ages 8-12
Have you ever wanted to try the film side of acting? Join us for a variety of intensive film workshops. Learn top tips from film acting professionals. Each session offers a different topic of study.
June 15-19 Auditioning $140
July 6-10 Commercials $140
July 27-31 Scenes $140
August 17-21 Modern Media $140

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.


All About Bears! Ages 4-6
Calling all bear fans! Join us for stories, games, and your favorite storybook bears! Campers will play, create arts and crafts, and have plenty of bear-rific fun!
June 15-19 Paddington Bear $140
June 29-July 3 Corduroy Bear $140
July 13-17 Winnie the Pooh $140
July 27-31 Berenstain Bears $140
August 10-14 The Three Bears $140
August 24-28 Teddy Bear Picnic $140

When I Grow Up… Ages 4-6
It's time to pretend and play in a world of make believe made just for you! Students will dress up, play games, and create arts and crafts focused on different children's literature as they explore who they want to be and what they want to do when they grow up!
Join us for the most imaginative "workplace" ever!
June 22-26 Busy, Busy Town $140
July 6-10 Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site $140
July 20-24 A Day with the Animal Doctor $140
August 3-7 Duck for President $140
August 17-21 What Do People Do All Day? $140

Under the Sea SPECIAL TIME: 9:30am-11:00am Ages 3-4
This camp is made especially for our tiniest performers! Come play, sing songs, and listen to tales about the ocean! The perfect way to start summer camp!
June 22-26 Special price: $90
July 6-10 Special price: $90
July 20-24 Special price: $90
August 3-7 Special price: $90
August 17-21 Special price: $90

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