Announcing…2017 Summer Camps

Summer Camps Now On Sale!

Taught by theater professionals, Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s summer camps are designed to ignite the imagination and inspire creativity while teaching life skills.

Special Offers: 20% discount when registering more than one student from the same family. Not valid with any other offers.  With a Children’s Series Subscription, you’ll receive 10% off youth and teen acting classes and summer camps during the 2017-2018 school year.

REFUND POLICY: No refunds will be given after seven days prior to the class/camp start date.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Classes and Summer Camps may be cancelled due to low enrollment up to two days prior to start date. Should a class or summer camp be cancelled, registrants will receive a choice of a full refund or credit to their account.


New! AFTER CARE OPTIONS

If your child is Age 4 through 4th grade, after care options are available. For an added fee, your camper can stay at Orlando Shakes from 2 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. After Care includes outside play, crafts, games, and movies in a safe, supervised environment.

  • All grades = $50/week
  • I YAM a Donkey! After Care = $40/week
  • Parents must register for After Care for the entire week.

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2017 SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE

STEAM CAMP: GRADES 3-5

  • Dates: June 5-9
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Tuition: $300
  • Curriculum: Acting, Dance, Theater, Art and Science

Join Orlando Science Center, Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando Ballet and Orlando Fringe as they partner together for a full week of STEAM experience, spending a full day at each venue! During each day students will explore a different aspect of producing a stage production. The Orlando Science Center will reveal the science behind special effects and examine how artists push their minds and bodies to expressive heights.

At the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, students investigate story creation and scene writing. At OMA, students explore character development and costume design, and create a diorama of a stage production. At Orlando Ballet School students explore not only ballet but other forms of dance including jazz, character and musical theatre. Spend a day with Orlando Fringe to create and sample a variety of art mediums, including movement, theatre, costuming and visual arts. Camp is open to rising 3rd through rising 5th grade students.

To register for STEAM camp, please click here or call the Orlando Science Center at 407-514-2112.  


ONE WEEK CAMPS: AGE 4 – RISING GRADE 1

Campers are introduced to basic vocal and performance techniques through creative dramatics.  Students will learn the Actor’s toolbox, improv, have fun with theatrical crafts, and much more. The camp will culminate with a ‘show and tell’ on the last day with friends and family. Class Maximum: 16 students

Interstellar Cinderella

  • Dates: June 12 – 16
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuition: $225
  • Curriculum: Creative Dramatics

Grab your tools and sprockets, and blast off with Interstellar Cinderella, The Prince, and Murgatroyd the robotic mouse. Ask your “fairy godrobot” for a ride to this futuristic camp based on the popular children’s book.

If You Give a Moose a Muffin

  • Dates: June 26 – 30
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuition: $225
  • Curriculum: Creative Dramatics

If a big hungry moose comes to visit, you might give him a muffin. He’ll probably want some jam to go with it. But this moose is just getting started! Join this generous young kid on his zany adventurous when a hungry moose stops by.

I YAM a Donkey!

  • Dates: July 3 – 7 (No camp on Tuesday, July 4th)
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuition: $190
  • Curriculum: Creative Dramatics

“I YAM a donkey!” says a donkey to a yam. Join the poor donkey and yam as they attempt to make sense of their sloppy pronunciation and poor grammar. Can you help these crazy characters communicate?

Where the Wild Things Are

  • Dates: July 17 – 21
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuition: $225
  • Curriculum: Creative Dramatics

Put on your wolf suit, tame the wild monsters, and become ruler of where the wild things are. But be careful, the wild rumpus is about to start in this imaginative camp!


ONE WEEK CAMPS: GRADES 2-4

Learn basic vocal and performance techniques through new and classic favorite stories. Students will learn the areas of the stage, blocking, the Actor’s toolbox, improv, and much more. The camp will culminate in a presentation that will showcase what the campers learned throughout the week. Class Maximum: 16 students

 

Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn

  • Dates:  June 19 – 23
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuition: $235
  • Curriculum: Acting, Art, and Science

Travel with Jack and Annie to the Middle Ages where they find a castle with a secret passage. Enjoy the feast, but watch your back!

Shakespeare’s Players: The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • Dates: June 26 – 30
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuition: $235
  • Curriculum: Beginning Acting

Campers will be introduced to the techniques of Shakespeare through The Merry Wives of Windsor, including daily physical and vocal warm-ups, staging, line memorization, and rehearsing.  The camp culminates in a presentation of scenes from The Merry Wives of Windsor for friends and family.

Magic Tree House: Night of the Ninjas

  • Dates: July 10 – 14
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuition: $235
  • Curriculum: Acting

Travel back in time with Jack and Annie when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to ancient Japan! What did it mean to be a ninja or a samurai? Join the adventure and track the facts behind some of history’s most intriguing and secretive figures.

Magic Tree House: Midnight on the Moon

  • Dates: July 24 – 28
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuition: $235
  • Curriculum: Acting, Art, and Science

Three…two…one…BLAST OFF!   Help Jack and Annie complete their mission before their oxygen tank runs out! Hang on as the Magic Tree House whisks you off into the future!

 

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ONE WEEK PRODUCTION SUMMER CAMPS: Grades 5 – 8

Through the world of Shakespeare’s plays, campers will be introduced to the techniques of Shakespeare in performance. Actors will audition for roles on the first day of camp, take part in daily physical and vocal warm-ups, learn staging, memorize lines, rehearse scenes and aid in creating costumes & props. Each one-week production summer camp culminates in a free performance for friends and family.

Jesters Production Camp: Two Gentleman of Verona

  • Dates: June 12 – 16
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuition: $295
  • Performance: June 16 at 7 p.m.

Troubadours Production Camp: As You Like It

  • Dates: July 10 – 14
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuition: $295
  • Performance: July 14 at 7pm

Characters Production Camp: Twelfth Night

  • Dates: July 24 – 28
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuition: $295
  • Performance: July 28 at 7 p.m.

 

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TWO WEEK PRODUCTION SUMMER CAMPS: Grades 5 – 8

Bards Production Camp: The Tempest

  • Dates: June 19 – 30
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuition: $395
  • Performance: June 30 at 7 p.m.

While exploring the world of The Tempest, campers will be introduced to the techniques of Shakespeare in performance. Actors will audition for roles on the first day of camp, take part in daily physical and vocal warm-ups, learn staging, memorize lines, rehearse scenes, and aid in creating costumes & props.

This two-week production camp culminates in a free performance for friends and family.

 

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Shakespeare With Heart: Romeo and Juliet

Rising Grades 7 – 12

  • Dates: July 10 – 21
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Tuition: $225
  • Performance: July 21 at 7 p.m.

This program is a collaboration between UCP of Central Florida, the Exceptional Education Department of UCF, and the Orlando Shakespeare Theater that brings students with and without special needs together over a two-week period to produce a Shakespeare play. All students participate in daily voice, movement and warm-up activities before rehearsing together. This two-week camp culminates in a fully produced (i.e. professional costumes, lights, set & sound design) performance on the Margeson stage. Limited scholarships available.

Admission is by phone registration only.

To register for Shakespeare with Heart, please call 407-447-1700 ext. 208.


The Young Company: The Winter’s Tale

Rising Grade 9 – College Freshman

  • Auditions: Saturday, April 22, 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Camp Dates: June 8 – July 9 (No camp July 3-4)
  • Time: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Tuition: $495
  • Performances: July 7 at 7 p.m., July 8 at 7 p.m., and July 9 at 2 p.m.

The TYC experience is an introduction to the world of professional theater. Having been cast through an audition process of prepared monologues and cold readings, the company engages in an intense four-week rehearsal period, including table work, exploration of meter, status, voice, and movement. Working with professional directors and costume, light, scenic, and sound designers, this program culminates with ticketed performances on the Margeson stage.

Admission is by audition only.

For more information and to schedule an audition, call 407-447-1700 ext. 254.