Theater Camps

Summer Camps Guide 2019

click to enlarge All the world's a stage at Spokane Civic Theatre's Summer Academy.
All the world's a stage at Spokane Civic Theatre's Summer Academy.

Panida Playhouse Jr. Drama Camp
A drama camp for young thespians who want to work on their dramatic skills and perform in a real show, a mystery dinner show at the Panida's Little Theater. Ages 11-14. June 6-July 27, meets Tue/Thu from 1-3 pm. At the Panida Theater, Sandpoint. $80. panida.org

Stepping Out Into the Spotlight
Participants learn to work as a cast and build confidence through singing, dancing, and acting. Open to children, teens and adults. Weekly, themed sessions offered June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12 and July 15-19, meets Mon-Fri from 9 am-noon or 1-4 pm. At Regional Theatre of the Palouse, Pullman. $105/session. rtoptheatre.org

The Magic School Bus
Take a ride on the Magic School Bus and follow Ms. Frizzle and her class as they set off on field trips. Ages 5-7. June 17-21 from 9 am-3 pm; showcase Friday at 3:15 pm. $200. spokanechildrenstheatre.org

Beauty & The Beast
In a safe and accepting environment kids play creative and imaginative games and learn to work as a group. Ages 5-8. Sessions offered June 17-21 and June 24-28, meets 10 am-noon (ages 5-6) and 1-3 pm (ages 7-8). At CdA Summer Theatre. $95/session. cdasummertheatre.

CYT Spokane Mini Camp
A fun and energetic immersion into the world of musical theater through games, activities and interactive workshops that build performance skills, self-confidence, and teamwork. Ages 5-6. June 24-28 from 9 am-noon. $125. cytspokane.org

The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Tired of a mean old bully making your life miserable? Learn how the Three Billy Goats Gruff fool the mean old troll and teach him a lesson. Ages 8-12. June 24-28 from 9 am-3 pm. Showcase Friday at 3:15 pm. At Spokane Children's Theatre. $200. spokanechildrenstheatre.org 328-4886

Spokane Civic Theatre Academy
The Civic's "Play in a Week" courses focus on teamwork and collaboration, culminating in a fully staged performance. Two to three play titles and one set-making class are offered each week. Ages 6-13. Weekly sessions offered June 24-Aug. 23; meeting Mon-Fri (times vary). Session details TBA. $90-$125/week. spokanecivictheatre.com 325-2507 ext. 406

CYT Spokane Junior Camp
A camp fun and energetic immersion into the world of musical theater through games, activities and interactive workshops that build performance skills, self-confidence, and teamwork. Ages 10-12. July 8-12 from 9 am-noon. $200. cytspokane.org

Dragon Tales
Join siblings Emmy and Max as they discover a magical place called Dragon Land where they meet dragons Ord, Cassie, Zak, Wheezie and many others. Ages 8-12. July 8-12 from 9 am-3 pm; showcase Friday at 3:15 pm. At Spokane Children's Theater. $200. spokanechildrenstheatre.org 328-4886

CYT North Idaho Camps
This musical theater camp offers an upbeat and fast way for children to learn about dancing, acting and singing. Camp revolves around theater workshops, games and team building activities, culminating in a showcase for families. Ages 5-18. July 8-12 and July 22-26 (ages 5-7 from 9 am-12:30 pm; ages 7-12 from 9 am-3 pm); July 15-19 (ages 10-14; from 9 am-3 pm); Aug. 5-9 (ages 13-18; 10 am-5 pm). $95/session. cytni.org 208-930-1001

Hesperus Arts Musical Theatre (Overnight)
A comprehensive musical theater intensive focused on building talent in voice, dance and acting. Cost includes lodging, all meals, training, 24-hour supervision, personal evaluation in all categories, training workbook and more. Coed, ages 12-18. July 15-17. At Whitworth University. $265. hesperus-arts.com 800-406-3926

CYT Spokane Teen Camp
A camp fun and energetic immersion into the world of musical theater through games, activities and interactive workshops that build performance skills, self-confidence, and teamwork. Ages 13-18. July 15-19 from 9 am-noon. $225. cytspokane.org

Improv: Making it Up Just Like We Planned
Improvisational comedy sparks and stretches the imagination as actors work closely together in a high energy, creative environment. Instructor Jennifer Miles has been performing and teaching improv since 2013, helping beginners and experienced performers discover their creative potential and confidence on stage. Grades 5-8. July 15-19 from 1-4 pm. At St. George's School. $120. sgs.org/summer 464-8814

Hesperus Arts Musical Theatre (Day)
A comprehensive musical theater camp for those who've never performed to those who already love the stage, focusing on improving singing, acting ability, dance skills and more in an encouraging environment. Ages 8-12. July 22-25, meets from 9 am-3 pm. At Whitworth University. $225. hesperus-arts.com

CYT Spokane Youth Camp
A fun and energetic immersion into the world of musical theater through games, activities and interactive workshops that build performance skills, self-confidence, and teamwork. Ages 7-9. July 22-26 from 9 am-noon. $200. cytspokane.org

Disney & Beyond Theater Camp
Incorporating singing, dancing and acting, kids explore the world of theatre in a safe accepting environment. Campers play creative and imaginative games and learn to work as a group all week. Ages 9-12. July 22-26. At CdA Summer Theatre. $150. cdasummertheatre.com

The Frog Prince
You may change your mind when you find out why the princess must keep her promise to kiss the frog and save her father's kingdom from the evil witch's spell. Ages 10-13. July 29-Aug. 2 from 9 am-3 pm. Showcase Friday at 3:15 pm. At Spokane Children's Theatre. $200. spokanechildrenstheatre.org

Act it Out: Improv
Young actors learn on their feet as they create a character from their imagination and a box of props. Ages 11-15. Aug. 5-9 from 1-4 pm. At NIC Workforce Training Center, Post Falls. $79. bit.ly/NICcamps2019

Summer Stage Drama Camp
Students team up for storytelling, acting and improv games and a final day performance for family and friends. Ages 6-11. Aug. 5-9 from 9 am-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $135. spokanerec.org

G-Prep Summer Drama Camp
Michael Barfield (St. Al's drama director) and Jenna Solberg (Cataldo music director) lead this year's camp, packed with diverse theater workshops, improv, singing, choreography and a final performance for family and friends to attend. Grades 4-8. Aug. 5-16, meets Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm. At Gonzaga Prep. $250. gprep.com

Teen Camp: Mamma Mia
This sunny and funny tale featuring ABBA's hits unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. Ages 13-19. Aug. 5-16, meets Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm. At Spokane Children's Theatre. $300. spokanechildrenstheatre.org

Acting for Teens
Students work collaboratively to put together a performance including Disney songs and scenes. Teens learn techniques throughout the week with games and warm-ups. Ages 13-17. Aug. 12-16. At CdA Summer Theatre. $150. cdasummertheatre.com

Valleyfest @ Mirabeau Point Park

Through Sept. 22
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