Summer 2016 Camps

Summer Camps 2016

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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!


*Note: Playlab final performances are the Saturday following the last day of camp. Times announced the first day of camp.
The Outlaws of Sherwood Forest Ages 10-14
When Marion ventures into the wild Sherwood forest, she meets an unlikely band of merry bandits led by the infamous Robin Hood. she's soon swept up in their hare-brained hi-jinks to defeat the evil Sheriff and return the rightful Queen of England to her throne. However, her exceptional organizational skills soon transform the bandits' chaotic adventures into precisely planned plots to steal from the rich and give to the poor.
June 13-24   $295
July 11-July 22   $295
August 8-August 19   $295

Matilda Ages 7-11
Roald Dahl’s telekinetic heroine takes center stage this summer as Matilda matches wits with an evil headmistress, a pair of self-absorbed parents, and the injustices of childhood. Get ready to REVOLT in a musical playlab perfect for any child who has ever said “that’s not fair!”
June 13-24   $295
July 11-July 22   $295
August 8-August 19   $295

Fame! Ages 10-14
At the prestigious New York City High School of Performing Arts, students gather to prove they have what it takes to be the next great American musician, actor, or dancer. With as much drama backstage as onstage, this school will test friendships, relationships, and prove who has what it takes to remembered “forever.”
June 27-July 8 No class on July 4th. (Section Added!) $265
July 25-August 5   $295

Paper Bag Princesses and Other Tales Ages 7-11
When Prince Ronald gets kidnapped by a dragon, it’s up to Princess Elizabeth to use her wits, cunning, and guile to get him back. All with nothing to wear but a simple paper bag. This is a playlab perfect for any practical princess who doesn’t wait around to be saved.
June 27-July 8 No class on July 4th. $265
July 25-August 5   $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.
Hamlet Ages 12-16
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark... Join Shakespeare's most conflicted hero as he struggles to find proof of his father's murder. Haunted by ghostly visions and estranged from his family and friends, Hamlet must use every ounce of his wit to stay alive... and stay sane.
June 13-24   $295
July 11-July 22   $295
August 8-August 19   $295

Matilda Ages 7-11
Roald Dahl’s telekinetic heroine takes center stage this summer as Matilda matches wits with an evil headmistress, a pair of self-absorbed parents, and the injustices of childhood. Get ready to REVOLT in a musical playlab perfect for any child who has ever said “that’s not fair!”
June 13-24   $295
July 11-July 22   $295
August 8-August 19   $295

Empire Striketh Back 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 struggle against an empire most foul. Wield the dual powers of the force and iambic pentameter in this most epic of playlabs.
June 27-July 8 No class on July 4th. $265
July 25-August 5   $295

Battle of the Books: The Great Library Escape Ages 7-11
When Flora and Ulysses find themselves trapped in a magical library, they soon discover that the only way out is through the books themselves! If traveling through the shadows, battling Greek heroes, training dragons, and befriending a Sasquatch can’t get them out of this maze, nothing can!
June 27-July 8 No class on July 4th. $265
July 25-August 5   $295

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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 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 are of expertise. The perfect camp for students ready for the next step into the world of musical theater. *Suggested pairing: Acting Intensive!
June 13-17 Modern Musicals $140
June 27-July 1 Classic Musicals $140
July 11-15 Rock Musicals $140
July 25-29 Off-beat Musicals $140
August 8-12 Tony Award Musicals $140
August 22-26 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!
*Note: Students will design and run tech for a playlab. Final performance is the Saturday following the last day of camp.
June 20-24   $140
July 5-8   $115
July 18-22   $140
August 1-5   $140
August 15-19   $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 20-24 Comedy Styles $140
June 27-July 1 Scene Study $140
July 11-15 Monologues $140
July 18-22 Shakespeare (Ages 10-14) $140
August 1-5 Comedy Styles $140
August 8-12 Scene Study $140
August 22-26 Scene Study $140

Musical Mash Ups Ages 7-10
What’s better than a musical? A whole bunch of musicals all mashed together! Back by popular demand, our Musical Mashup camp combines musical theater favorites with pop music smash hits; all paired with super sweet choreography. The perfect camp for aspiring superstars!
June 13-June 17   $140
June 27-July 1   $140
July 11-15   $140
July 25-29   $140
August 8-12   $140

Acting for Film Ages 10-14
Have you ever wanted to try performing on the silver screen? Join us for a series of intensive film workshops. Learn the tricks of the trade from film acting professionals. Each session offers a different topic of study.
June 13-17   $140
July 5-8   $115
July 25-29   $140
August 15-19   $140

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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.


Around the World in 80 Stories Ages 6-8
Spend the summer travelling the world from one great tale to another. From the gods of Olympus, to Anansi the spider, to Baba Yaga, and Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters, NWCT’s globetrotters will experience the world through myth, song, and story.
June 13-17   $140
July 5-8 No class on July 4th $115
July 25-29   $140
August 15-19   $140

One Ring to Rule Them All Ages 9-11
Dark sorcery has torn a hole in the fabric of the fantasy universe as the lands of Narnia, Middle Earth, and the Seven Realms collide. Choose your favorite hero (or invent your own) and set off on an epic journey of this mixed-up, magical world.
August 1-5   $140

Kandy Kingdom Ages 6-8
The land of sweets has gone sour and it is up our brave band of Junior Mints to return the kingdom to its former glory. Campers will create their own characters and fill their imaginary world with candy castles, molasses swamps, and gumdrop houses.
June 27-July 1   $140
July 18-22   $140
August 8-12   $140
August 22-26   $140

Adventure Scouts Ages 7-10
This summer, adventure has a name, and it’s NWCT. We’re looking for a few courageous explorers, who will stop at nothing to find the next clue, be it hidden in the pyramids or buried beneath the ruins of an ancient civilization. Dust off your treasure map, consult your compass, and watch out for snakes!
June 20-24   $140
July 18-22   $140
August 15-19   $140

Gotta Catch 'Em All! Ages 6-8
Resident Pokemon master Sam Burns (who wants us to point out that he has, in fact, “caught them all”) will lead a group of brave adventurers on a quest to become “the very best!” Whether you choose Charmander, Pikachu, or Squirtle there is something for everyone in this fast-paced Explore camp.
June 20-24   $140
July 11-15   $140
August 1-5   $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.


To Infinity and Beyond Ages 6-8
Three, two, one... blast off on an out-of-this-world adventure! Imaginations will soar as we explore the solar system on an intergalactic mission to meet aliens and rescue a few stranded astronauts with the help of mission control.
July 11-15   $140
August 1-5   $140

Secret Sleuths Ages 7-10
The game is afoot! Calling all secret agents, snoops, shadows, and gumshoes. Dust off your deer stalker, shine up your magnifying glass, and grab your codebook. NWCT's top secret detective academy is in session and filled with clues, disguises, intrigue, and "meddling kids!"
June 13-17 Mission Impossible $140
July 5-8 The Bloodhound Gang - No class on July 4th $115
July 25-29 Canceled Go Go Gadget! $140
August 15-19 Detective Academy $140

Roald Dahl Stories Ages 7-10
Prepare to enter the imagination of one of the most beloved authors of all time, Roald Dahl! Choose from classic stories including James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Fantastic Mr. Fox! No matter which story you explore, you’re sure to have a scrumdiddlyumptious time!
June 20-24 The BFG $140
July 5-8 Charlie & the Chocolate Factory - No class on July 4th $115
July 18-22 Fantastic Mr. Fox $140
August 1-5 James and Giant Peach $140
August 15-19 The Witches $140

Creature Feature Ages 6-8
We all know animals are cute. But underneath the fluff and fuzz beats the heart of some truly courageous critters. From the pizza-fueled teamwork of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the dastardly plots of the Battle Bunny, these animals should not be underestimated.
June 13-17 Animal Warriors $140
July 25-29 Shark Week $140
August 15-19 Mystical Realms $140

Fairies and Elves Ages 6-8
From mist-strewn forests to haunted gullies, fairies and elves peer from under mushroom caps and giggle behind leaves. Create your own fantastical woodland creature and explore a forest world filled with magic from the moss-covered floor to the towering treetops!
June 27-July 1   $140
July 18-22   $140
August 8-12   $140
August 22-26   $140

Galactic Guardians Ages 7-10
When the galaxy is in danger, its citizens turn the most unlikely of heroes… NWCT’s Galactic Guardians. Create your own space-faring character, embark on epic quests, and of course, save the cosmos in this intergalactic explore camp!
July 18-22   $140 August 8-12   $140 August 22-26   $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.


Down on the Farm SPECIAL TIME: 9:30am-11:00am Ages 3-4
Down on the farm there are ducks, cows, chickens, and plows! Get ready for a week of farmland fun with all your favorite barnyard buddies! Our youngest thespians will take their first steps into the spotlight in this First Stage camp filled with classic animal stories.
June 13-17 Sights and Sounds $90
July 11-15 Tractors and Trucks $90
July 25-29 Canceled Animal Shenanigans $90
August 8-12 Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It's Off to Work We Go! $90
August 22-26 Bird Brains $90

Magic Passport Ages 4-6
You have a magic passport that will whiz you through the air, to Spain or Maine or Africa if you just tell it where. Join us as we travel around the world and through time with our magic passport, from the halls King Arthur’s court, to the mysteries of Atlantis, to the wild west. This is one global adventure!
June 13-17 Arthur's Roundtable $140
June 27-July 1 Atlantis $140
July 11-15 Vive la France! $140
July 25-29 Global Adventures $140
August 8-12 An American Tale $140

If I Ran the World Ages 4-6
"Anything you can do, I can do better!" This summer, NWCT puts the power into the hands of our First Stage campers. From head chef to the head of government, we will explore how different life would be if kids were in charge. Perfect for ambitious young performers who don't need to wait until they're grown up to rule the world.
June 20-24 A Kid for President $140
July 5-8 Young Astronaut Training Program $115
July 18-22 Top Chef $140
August 1-5 Dora and Doc $140
August 15-19 Superheroes $140

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