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Summer 2018 Camps

 
San Diego Junior Theatre’s Summer 2018 Camps are now online for enrollment. Register today!

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San Diego Junior Theatre
Summer Camps 2018

Balboa Park

June 11, 2018 - August 24, 2018

All Balboa Park Campus camps are held in the Casa del Prado Building. Camp specifics are subject to change without notice.

*KinderStar campers must be 5 years old by 9.1.18. Please register you child based on their grade level in the fall of 2018.

**Camp hours are from 9:00am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday. Campers will have four classes each day: acting, voice, dance, and a theatre specialty topic. Campers will be split into teams based on the grade they are entering in the fall. It is not possible for campers to be placed on a team that is above their grade level. There are presentations for families on the last day of every camp session.

***Aftercare is available daily for $15 per day from 3-5pm. There is no pre-registration required.

Cancellations/Refunds: Cash refunds (less $25.00 service charge per child, per class or camp) are available up until seven days prior to the start of class or camp, after which time no refund is given. If Junior Theatre must cancel a class or camp due to insufficient enrollment, any tuition paid will be refunded in full. Note: Once a child has auditioned for a play in Balboa Park, there are no refunds or tuition credit granted. Any discounts must be taken at the time of the order; no retroactive discounts or refunds/credits will be granted.

We offer multi-class and sibling discounts. Call (619) 239-1311 for more information. Please note, no discounts can be taken online.

Please register early; camps fill quickly.

*A $2.00 online registration fee will be applied at checkout.

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Summer Camps : Creative Play Camp

For Ages Pre- K - Kindergarten

June 11, 2018-June 15, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 12pm) Casa del Prado Building

Geared towards our youngest students (ages 3-5) this camp will introduce students to the range of classes within the Musical Theatre Genre. All students will take a Dance, Acting & Voice class each day. We will work on building the tools of the actor through exploration of movement, connection to voice and breath and encouraging the use of imagination. Camp will conclude on Friday with a presentation for parents! (All students must be potty trained) Please pack small snacks and water.

Summer Camps : AMT SR. – Zombie Prom @ San Diego City College

For Ages 9th - 12th Grade

July 30, 2018-August 10, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 2:30pm) Balboa Park

This camp is by audition only and will be held offsite at San Diego City College.   This years Advanced Musical Theatre Camp Senior will be Zombie Prom, a musical set in the nuclear 1950's based on John Dempsey's fictional story of a teenage boy that is brought back to life by the love of his high-school sweetheart. The action takes place at Enrico Fermi High, where the law is laid down by a zany, tyrannical principal. Pretty senior Toffee has fallen for the class bad boy. Family pressure forces her to end the romance, and he charges off on his motorcycle to the nuclear waste dump. He returns glowing and determined to reclaim Toffee's heart. He still wants to graduate, but most of all he wants to take Toffee to the prom. The principal orders him to drop dead while a scandal reporter seizes on him as the freak du jour. History comes to his rescue while a tuneful selection of original songs in the style of 50s hits keeps the action rocking across the stage.   Please call the education office for more information. 619-239-1311

Summer Camps : Session 1 – Acting Academy – The Jungle Book

For Ages 1st - 3rd Grade

June 18, 2018-June 22, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. In this stage adaptation based on Rudyard Kipling's book, Mowgli, an abandoned child raised by wolves, has his peaceful existence threatened by the return of the man-eating tiger Shere Khan. Facing certain death, Mowgli must overcome his reluctance to leave his wolf family and return to the "man village." But he is not alone on his quest: Aided by Bagheera the panther, and later by the carefree bear Balloo, he braves the jungle's many perils.

Summer Camps : Session 2 – KinderStars Camp – Outdoor Tales

For Ages Kindergarten

June 25, 2018-June 29, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Let’s explore the great outdoors, while “traveling” through different countries including - Russia (Anastasia), the African Savannah (The Lion King), Austria (The Sound of Music) and America (Into the Woods).

Summer Camps : Session 2 – Performance Camp – Outdoor Tales

For Ages 1st - 8th Grade

June 25, 2018-June 29, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Let’s explore the great outdoors, while “traveling” through different countries including - Russia (Anastasia), the African Savana (The Lion King), Austria (The Sound of Music) and America (Into the Woods).

Summer Camps : Session 2 – Musical Theatre Intensive – Lin-Manuel Miranda

For Ages 9th - 12th

June 25, 2018-June 29, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. We know who our high school students are listening to these days...Lin-Manuel Miranda is one of the hottest Musical Theatre Composers of this decade. This fast paced camp will work towards creating a cabaret performance of his works that include, In the Heights, Hamilton, Bring it On, 21 Chump Street and the popular movie, Moana. Students should come prepared with 16 bars of a musical theatre song to sing on the first day of camp!

Summer Camps : Session 3 – KinderStars Camp – $10 Founding Father

For Ages Kindergarten

July 9, 2018-July 13, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Ever heard of Alexander Hamilton? Well he has become pretty popular with the Broadway community recently. Join us as we hip-hop and rap our way through a week devoted to American history!

Summer Camps : Session 3 – Performance Camp – $10 Founding Father

For Ages 1st - 8th Grade

July 9, 2018-July 13, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Ever heard of Alexander Hamilton? Well he has become pretty popular with the Broadway community recently. Join us as we hip-hop and rap our way through a week devoted to American history!

Summer Camps : Session 3 – 1st – 3rd Grade Musical Theatre Intensive – Lion King

For Ages 1st - 3rd Grade

July 9, 2018-July 13, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. The African Savannah comes to life on your stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Spring Camps : Session 4 – KinderStars Camp – Boys & Girls Club

For Ages Kindergarten

July 16, 2018-July 20, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

If kids can dream it, they can become it. Let’s encourage the dreamers and inhabit characters from shows like Peter Pan, Annie, 13, Matilda, Mary Poppins, Seussical, The Secret Garden and many more.

Summer Camps : Session 4 – Performance Camp – Boys & Girls Club

For Ages 1st - 8th Grade

July 16, 2018-July 20, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

If kids can dream it, they can become it. Let’s encourage the dreamers and inhabit characters from shows like Peter Pan, Annie, 13, Matilda, Mary Poppins, Seussical, The Secret Garden and many more.

Summer Camps : Session 5 – KinderStars Camp – Family Ties

For Ages Kindergarten

July 23, 2018-July 27, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Moms, Dads, Sisters, Brothers, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Grandparents, Foster Parents...families come in many different varieties, lets rejoice in the happy and sometimes the challenging times we spend together. Curriculum will includes material from shows like, Addams Family, Tuck Everlasting, Hairspray, Frozen, and Moana.

Summer Camps : Session 5 – Performance Camp – Family Ties

For Ages 1st - 8th Grade

July 23, 2018-July 27, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Moms, Dads, Sisters, Brothers, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Grandparents, Foster Parents...families come in many different varieties, lets rejoice in the happy and sometimes the challenging times we spend together. Curriculum will includes material from shows like, Addams Family, Tuck Everlasting, Hairspray, Frozen, and Moana.

Summer Camps : Session 5 – Musical Theatre Intensive – Lion King

For Ages 4th - 6th Grade

July 23, 2018-July 27, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. The African Savannah comes to life on your stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Summer Camps : Session 6 – KinderStars Camp – Sports & Song

For Ages Kindergarten

July 30, 2018-August 3, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

We’re all in this together - join us as we celebrate athletes on Broadway. Many shows, including Bring it On, Wonderful Town, Damn Yankees, Lysistrata Jones, and Rocky celebrate through song what we love about sports and teamwork!

Summer Camps : Session 6 – Performance Camp – Sports & Song

For Ages 1st - 8th Grade

July 30, 2018-August 3, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

We’re all in this together - join us as we celebrate athletes on Broadway. Many shows, including Bring it On, Wonderful Town, Damn Yankees, Lysistrata Jones, and Rocky celebrate through song what we love about sports and teamwork!

Summer Camps : Session 6 – 1st – 3rd Grade Musical Theatre Intensive – Shrek Jr.

For Ages 1st - 3rd Grade

July 30, 2018-August 3, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning Dreamworks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical.  It's a "big bright beautiful world" as everyone's favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairy tale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance.  Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.

Summer Camps : Session 6 – 4th – 6th Grade Musical Theatre Intensive – Shrek Jr.

For Ages 4th - 6th Grade

July 30, 2018-August 3, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning Dreamworks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical.  It's a "big bright beautiful world" as everyone's favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairy tale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance.  Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.

Summer Camps : Session 7 – KinderStars Camp – Aquatic Adventures

For Ages Kindergarten

August 6, 2018-August 10, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Come beat the heat and dive “under the sea” as we examine what life is like under and on the water. Curriculum will derive from musicals including, The Little Mermaid, Pirate Queen, Once on this Island, Anything Goes, Titanic, Big River and Tarzan. All aboard!

Summer Camps : Session 7 – Performance Camp – Aquatic Adventures

For Ages 1st - 8th Grade

August 6, 2018-August 10, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Come beat the heat and dive “under the sea” as we examine what life is like under and on the water. Curriculum will derive from musicals including, The Little Mermaid, Pirate Queen, Once on this Island, Anything Goes, Titanic, Big River and Tarzan. All aboard!

Summer Camps : Session 7 – Acting Academy – Bridge to Terabithia

For Ages 4th - 6th Grade

August 6, 2018-August 10, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. This powerful adaptation, focuses on the humor, warmth, and emotional intensity of Katherine Paterson’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Jesse, alienated from the pragmatism of his family and rural Virginian culture, draws and dreams of becoming something special. Leslie, the new girl from the city and the ultimate outsider, opens a world of imagination, art, and literature for him. Together they create Terabithia, a fantasy kingdom where they are safe from those who don’t understand them. Their friendship grows as Jesse’s world expands. When tragedy strikes, the strength gained in Terabithia takes Jesse forward on his own and lets him share the magic of his dreams.

Summer Camps : Session 7 – Technical Theatre Basics

For Ages 5th - 12th Grade

August 6, 2018-August 10, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Students interested in all that it takes to make a play happen will appreciate the chance to try their hands at lighting, sound, costumes, set and props. Students will hear from professional designers, and get to try out a little of each technical theatre area. A great choice for students that love to crew JT shows

Summer Camps : Session 8 – KinderStars Camp – HER-Story

For Ages Kindergarten

August 13, 2018-August 17, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Let’s hear it for the girls as we promote the works of female creative team members. Curriculum will celebrate the works of female composers, lyricists, librettists, directors and choreographers. Come be a trailblazer!

Summer Camps : Session 8 – Performance Camp – HER-story

For Ages 1st - 8th

August 13, 2018-August 17, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Let’s hear it for the girls as we promote the works of female creative team members. Curriculum will celebrate the works of female composers, lyricists, librettists, directors and choreographers. Come be a trailblazer!

Summer Camps : Session 8 – Acting Academy – As You Like It

For Ages 7th - 12th Grade

August 13, 2018-August 17, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. A comedy by William Shakespeare follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. In the forest, they encounter a variety of memorable characters, notably the melancholy traveller Jaques who speaks many of Shakespeare's most famous speeches. Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country. The play remains a favorite among audiences.

Summer Camps : Session 8 – Musical Theatre Intensive – Newsies Experience

For Ages 4th - 6th Grade

August 13, 2018-August 17, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Theatre

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. Calling all dancers and singers. This musical theatre intensive camp will move fast through the week, putting together a mini musical version of Newsies, including big dance numbers, ensemble group numbers and selected solos. Bring dance clothes and shoes (jazz & tap shoes recommended)

Summer Camps : Session 9 – KinderStars Camp – Throw Back Week (#TBW)

For Ages Kindergarten

August 20, 2018-August 24, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Balboa Park

Throw Back Week - what’s old is new again….it happens in fashion and music. We will take a trip down memory lane and teach students that before Jay-Z released a song called “Hard-knock life” it was better known as a song from the musical Annie. We hope this nostalgic look to the past will even inspire our new artist to appreciate revivals!

Summer Camps : Session 9 – Performance Camp – Throw Back Week (#TBW)

For Ages 1st - 8th Grade

August 20, 2018-August 24, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

Throw Back Week - what’s old is new again….it happens in fashion and music. We will take a trip down memory lane and teach students that before Jay-Z released a song called “Hard-knock life” it was better known as a song from the musical Annie. We hope this nostalgic look to the past will even inspire our new artist to appreciate revivals!

Summer Camps : Session 9 – Musical Theatre Intensive – Smokey Joe’s Cafe

For Ages 7th - 12th Grade

August 20, 2018-August 24, 2018 (Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm) Casa del Prado Building

This camp is geared towards more experienced students who want a faster paced "rehearsal & performance" experience. Smokey Joe's Cafe is a musical revue showcasing 39 pop standards, including rock and roll and rhythm and blues songs written by songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The review will showcase the many talents of our students with high energy singing and dancing. Students should bring dance clothes to camp and come prepared with 16 bars of a musical theatre song to sing on the first day of camp!

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