The Majestic Theatre will offer daytime summer theatre camps in 2020. Half-day camps will be open for youth 5-7 years of age and full-day camps for youth 8 – 14 years of age. The Majestic prides itself on a strong core of camp directors and instructors all having many years of experience in all aspects of theatre as well as experience working with children and teens.
Camps for ages 5-7 years old include:
July 6 – 11 – WISH UPON A STAR – Instructor TBA – Come celebrate the delightful stories, characters and songs of Disney! Young campers will explore the many familiar characters and activities through songs and stories. We’ll use our imaginations to become exciting characters, create our own showcase and more! This camp will feature active learning in music, creative movement, and acting. Appropriate for the theatre newbie just as much as the returning camper. Tuition: $160 for this one-week half day program (9am-1pm) – LIMITED TO TO 10 PARTICIPANTS.
July 13 – 18 – ROCKSTAR – with Jocelyn Duford – Campers are invited to embrace the Rockstar within as we tackle acting, singing and movement in this camp. We’ll learn new skills, build confidence as we shine in the spotlight and work as a team. Songs from long ago and favorites from today will help us channel our inner Rockstar and be the launch pad to learning new movements, build stage presence and work towards being a star performer! Perfect for the beginner as well as the “up and rising” star!. Tuition: $160 for this one-week half day program (9am-1pm) – LIMITED TO TO 10 PARTICIPANTS.
Camps for ages 8-14 years old include:
July 6 – 18 – TWINDERELLA: THE MUSICAL – Instructor: Collette Fortin – Did you know that Cinderella has a long lost twin brother named Bob living in the same kingdom with his own wicked stepfamily? The separated siblings have enlisted the services of the Godmother, the Godfather and two enchanted gerbils to help wile their way into the exclusive royal festivities of Wychwood-under-Ooze. Bob has his sights set on Prince Percy’s all-kingdom baseball game, while Cinderella eyes the birthday gala for Princess Petunia. When the two strangers disappear at midnight after Cinderella hits a game winning homerun, the search is on to find the feet that fit the glass slipper and the muddy cleat! This hilarious musical send-up of Cinderella will delight actors and audiences alike!! Tuition: $325 for this two-week full day program (9am-5pm) – LIMITED TO 30 PARTICIPANTS.
July 20 – Aug 1 – PETER PAN – Instructor: Becky Rush – Soar away to Neverland in this magical adaptation drawn from the beloved novel with fresh, original music! The Darling children love to hear of Peter Pan’s adventures during his visits through the open window of the nursery. Then one night after Nana has taken his shadow and Wendy has sewn it back on, Peter Pan and Tinkerbell whisk the children off to Neverland to be part of the adventures. All your favorite characters are there, including Captain Hook and his pirate crew, Princess Tiger Lily and her tribe, and of course, the Lost Boys and Girls! A rousing and lovely musical score by the award-winning team of Rockwell and Bogart includes “The Boy Who Never Grew Up,” “Fly Me to Neverland,” “Follow the Leader,” and “Home Sweet Home.” Tuition: $325 for this two-week full day program (9am-5pm) – LIMITED TO TO 24 PARTICIPANTS.
August 3 – 8 BOTS! – Instructor: Collette Fortin – Welcome to the BOTS Robotics Competition where teams and their (singing and dancing) robots are all vying for the top prize! Amidst the coding, building, and fierce competition, two members from rival teams befriend one another and throw everything off-balance. Will their collaborative spirit sabotage their teams’ chances of winning? This musical invites humans and robots alike to discover the power of technology and teamwork! Tuition: $180 for this one-week full day program (9am-5pm) – LIMITED TO TO 24 PARTICIPANTS.
Daily schedule includes classes which help build skills in acting, movement, improvisation, music, and cooperative abilities. Students will learn all aspects of theatre in this hands-on learning opportunity. The Majestic fosters a close student-teacher relationship that helps us meet the needs of every young artist. Our goal is to tailor the experience your child will have as they are given the attention and interaction they need to be successful in having a GREAT time learning about theatre and performing arts. A culminating camp showcase will be held on the final Saturday of each camp.
All camps will be held at the air-conditioned Majestic Studio Theatre located at 880 Page Street in Manchester. Tuition includes all camp materials, camp t-shirt and afternoon popsicles.
Partial Scholarship assistance is available (Majestic Theatre Scholarship App Form 18)
QUESTIONS? Call (603)669-7469 or email [email protected] with any additional questions.