Classes and Camps

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Ready, Set, Go! Summer Camps at San Diego Junior Theatre Coming Soon!

June 14 - August 27, 2021

New Summer Camps will be held virtually online and in Balboa Park.* Signing up for Summer Camps will take you to our new reservation system at san-diego-junior-theatre.coursestorm.com, where you will be able to securely register and pay.

*All camps are SUBJECT TO CHANGE based on pending safety regulations.

SUMMER CAMPS


Spring Classes and Camps

Virtually Amazing Spring Camps at San Diego Junior Theatre

March 29 - April 9, 2021

San Diego Junior Theatre's classes and camps help young people build self-confidence, learn theatre techniques, collaborate and connect with others and grow as critical and creative thinkers - all from the comfort and convenience of a computer or tablet.

***Registration for Spring camps & classes is a two-part process. When you register you will be forwarded to the payment page. Please complete the payment page with your information. Once payment is complete you will receive an email requesting all of your child's information.

If you have any questions please feel free to email carla@juniortheatre.com


VIRTUAL SPRING CLASSES 2021

April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021

Virtual Spring Classes and in person Workshops are now Enrolling at San Diego Junior Theatre: Don’t let quarantine prevent you from introducing your child to the magic of theatre this school year. Classes include singing, acting, dancing and other specialties are offered via the Zoom platform. Each class will offer innovative ways for young people to create, interact, and collaborate from your computer or tablet. There’s something for every age range and level of ability.

Class specifics are subject to change without notice.

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. 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. Email registration@juniortheatre.com 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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Singing/Acting : Zoo Hullabaloo! – 2

For Grades Pre K - Kindergarten

May 18, 2021-June 15, 2021 (Tuesdays @ 9:30am - 10:30am) Balboa Park

Little actors will love bringing animal characters to life on the stage and learning about theatre from inside the zoo. Children in this class will enjoy learning basic acting and storytelling techniques, while enhancing social skills and making friends. Popular literature that feature animals will take center stage in this dynamic class. You child will practice creative movement, expressive vocal work, and theatrical imagination to help develop language, empathy, and social development.

Acting : Planes, Trains, & Automobiles – 2

For Grades Pre K - Kindergarten

May 20, 2021-June 17, 2021 (Thursdays @ 9:30am - 10:30 am) Virtual

 What makes us go, go, go? This class focuses on the real (and pretend!) vehicles that move us places! Each student will learn to access their own creativity through music, movement, story dramatization, and use of costumes and props found in your own home. Your child will practice creative movement, expressive vocal work, and theatrical imagination to help develop language, empathy, and social development. A great class to begin a child’s Junior Theatre study!

Singing : The Magic Kingdom Singalong

For Grades 1st - 3rd

May 17, 2021-June 14, 2021 (Mondays @ 3:00pm - 4:00pm) Virtual

Join Elsa, Moana, Ariel, and other musical heroes and heroines as students learn and sing songs from Disney’s stage and screen. These young artists will learn the connection of voice and breath, pitch and dynamics, and emotional expression through singing songs and learning lyrics. Young performers will also learn the cultural background of the musicals that are covered as well as the characters of these stories.

Acting : Don’t Let the Pigeon Act on Stage

For Grades 1st - 3rd

April 14, 2021-June 16, 2021 (Wednesdays @ 3:00pm - 4:00pm) Virtual

Would you let the pigeon act in a play? How about letting him sing some songs? Would you let a naked mole rat get dressed? Or become friends with Elephant and Piggy? Through the stories of Mo Willems, this class will explore the ABC’s of acting, self-expression, imagination, and music. Your child will engage in visuals, sounds and tactile exercises that develop language, dexterity, and social development through music and theatre-centered games.

Singing : From Hair to Hamilton: A Musical Revolution

For Grades 4th - 6th

April 12, 2021-June 14, 2021 (Mondays @ 4:30pm - 5:30pm) Virtual

 Learn how musical theatre interprets American History. Through learning songs from current stage hits like Hamilton and Hairspray to pop culture phenomena like Hair and The Wiz, students will explore vocal storytelling using voice and musical expression. This class will focus on both proper vocal technique and introductory music sight-reading as well as cover the social and historical environments in which these shows were created.

Acting : “Yes And…” A Character Improv Class

For Grades 4th - 6th

April 24, 2021-June 19, 2021 (Saturdays @ 10:00am - 11:00am) Virtual

 I’m a Chef! I’m an Astronaut! I’m a Firefighter! Create stories at the speed of imagination. Students will explore storytelling through character focused improvisations and theatre exercises as they engage their body, voice and imagination. Students will explore improvisation through theatre games and exercises in a fun and supportive environment.  This class focuses on the value of teamwork as it develops a more playful, spontaneous and flexible actor. Students will be encouraged to find everyday items from around their house they can use as costumes for exercises. Almost anything will work as a costume piece- Hats, Glasses, Magic Wands…

Acting : Zoom Lens: Making your own Movie

For Grades 4th - 6th

April 18, 2021-June 20, 2021 (Sundays @ 10:00am - 11:00am) Virtual

"Lights, camera, action" but from the comfort of home! In this course, each student will gain a fundamental understanding of digital filmmaking, including script writing, video capture, and video editing. Your child's creativity will thrive as we also learn how digital media is used on screen and on stage today. No special equipment needed; you can create art from any device!

Singing : You will be Found: Exploring the music of Pasek & Paul

For Grades 7th - 12th

April 17, 2021-June 19, 2021 (Saturdays @ 10:00am - 11:30am) Virtual

Study and sing the music of Ben Pasek and Justin Paul: the creators of Dear Evan Hansen and The Greatest Showman. But did you know that Pasek and Paul also wrote new music for Disney’s live-action Aladdin and a new score to James and the Giant Peach? In this class, students will learn the connection of voice and breath, pitch and dynamics, and emotional expression through singing songs and learning lyrics of these two Broadway powerhouses as well as analyzing the context of the shows they helped to create.

Workshop : HashtagStageSkillz

For Grades 7th - 12th

April 29, 2021-May 13, 2021 (Thursdays @ 4pm - 6pm) Balboa Park

This workshop is live and in person. The class will meet for three Thursdays.   Social media is here to stay and luckily so is theatre and this workshop for teens will be connecting the two together. Tik Tok, Snap Chat, and Instagram will be our stage!  Together we will cultivate relationships, explore diverse viewpoints, use our theatre skills to bring posts to life, and understand the importance of real-world connections while social networking.  Students will develop the most thought-provoking and theatrical Tik Toks, will stage Instagram posts, and use Snap Chat filters for so much more than just a cute cat face. Make sure your phone is charged!

Workshop : Hip Hop & Hula Get Down

For Grades 4th -12th

April 18, 2021-May 2, 2021 (Sundays @ 12pm - 1pm) Balboa Park

This workshop is live and in person. The class meets for 3 Sundays. Whether you are a new or seasoned dancer/performer or just a fan of shows like America’s Got Talent, America’s Best Dance Crew, or So You Think You Can Dance, this class is for you! The Hip-Hop & Hula Get Down is a workshop that fuses contemporary Hip-Hop and Hawaiian cultural Dance. Participants will learn and explore dance skills through exercises and crafted choreography that incorporates both forms of dance and shares the deep cultural significance of Hula and Hip-Hop.