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San Diego Junior Theatre Classes & Camps

SDJT Summer Camps 2019

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San Diego Junior Theatre
Summer Camp 2019

Balboa Park

June 10, 2019 - August 23, 2019

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

**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.

Registration Form    Tuition Assistance Form

Summer Camps : Creative Play Camp

For Ages Pre Kindergarten - Kindergarten

June 10, 2019-June 14, 2019 (Monday -Friday @ 9:00am - 12:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Let your imagination take flight into the world of theatre through singing, dancing and acting! This camp will introduces our youngest students (ages 3-5) to the tools of the actor by exploring movement, the connection to voice and breath, and building creativity through games and activities. Camp will conclude on Friday with a presentation for parents! All students must be potty trained. Please pack small snacks and water.

Summer Camps : Session 1 KinderStars – Slapstick Silly

For Ages Kindergarten in Fall of 2019

June 17, 2019-June 21, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

For those who love to laugh, join us for a camp dedicated to comedy! This week features songs, dances and skits from popular theatrical comedies such as You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, The Addams Family, Shrek, Seussical and more. Specialty sessions will teach improv, slapstick and commedia acting techniques.

Summer Camps : Session 1 Performance Camp – Slapstick Silly

For Ages 1st - 8th

June 17, 2019-June 21, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

For those who love to laugh, join us for a camp dedicated to comedy! This week features songs, dances and skits from popular theatrical comedies such as You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, The Addams Family, Shrek, Seussical and more. Specialty sessions will teach improv, slapstick and commedia acting techniques.

Summer Camps : Session 1 Acting Academy – Wizard of Oz

For Ages 1st - 3rd

June 17, 2019-June 21, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Follow the yellow brick road with us in this character-driven camp devoted to the basics of acting technique. Re-create scenes with the Wicked Witch, Dorothy, the Scarecrow and more, and take a journey through the land of Oz!

Technical : Session 1 Tech Camp – Pippi Longstocking

For Ages 5th - 12th

June 17, 2019-June 21, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Theatre

Summer Camps : Session 2 KinderStars Camp – In Hamilton We Trust

For Ages Kindergarten in Fall of 2019

June 24, 2019-June 28, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Help us celebrate America’s birthday as we hip-hop and rap our way through a week devoted to American history! Explore song and dance from Hamilton, and act scenes derived from other patriotic titles.

Summer Camps : Session 2 Performance Camp – In Hamilton We Trust

For Ages 1st - 8th

June 24, 2019-June 28, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Help us celebrate America’s birthday as we hip-hop and rap our way through a week devoted to American history! Explore song and dance from Hamilton, and act scenes derived from other patriotic titles.

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

For Ages 7th - 12th

June 24, 2019-June 28, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Join the craze as we study songs and scenes from the most celebrated Broadway star of our time, Lin-Manuel Miranda, known for acting in, writing, and composing smash hit musicals including Hamilton, In the Heights, Bring it On and Moana.

Summer Camps : Session 3 KinderStars Camp – Big, Bright Beautiful World

For Ages Kindergarten in Fall of 2019

July 8, 2019-July 12, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Sing and dance your way across the world in one week! Classes feature selections from Mulan, Evita, Lion King, or Madagascar, dabbling in Kabuki, Bollywood and Samba dance styles!

Summer Camps : Session 3 Performance Camp – Big, Bright Beautiful World

For Ages 1st - 8th

July 8, 2019-July 12, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Sing and dance your way across the world in one week! Classes feature selections from Mulan, Evita, Lion King, or Madagascar, dabbling in Kabuki, Bollywood and Samba dance styles!

Summer Camps : Session 3 Musical Theatre Intensive – I Won’t Grow Up

For Ages 1st - 3rd

July 8, 2019-July 12, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

A musical theatre intensive camp just for our youngest actors! The musical stories of one of the world’s best storytellers, Roald Dahl, provide the material for this unique camp. Join Charlie (of the Chocolate Factory), James (and his Peach) and that revolting child Matilda as we master singing and dancing skills.

Summer Camps : Session 4 KinderStars Camp – Another Opening, Another Show!

For Ages Kindergarten in Fall of 2019

July 15, 2019-July 19, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

This week students will enjoy rehearsing selections from shows about our favorite thing - putting on a show! Material will borrow from Something Rotten, Guys & Dolls, High School Musical, Billy Elliot and more. Learn about the entire process of staging a production, from play writing to design to performance.

Summer Camps : Session 4 Performance Camp – Another Opening, Another Show

For Ages 1st - 8th

July 15, 2019-July 19, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

This week students will enjoy rehearsing selections from shows about our favorite thing - putting on a show! Material will borrow from Something Rotten, Guys & Dolls, High School Musical, Billy Elliot and more. Learn about the entire process of staging a production, from play writing to design to performance.

Summer Camps : Session 4 Musical Theatre Intensive – Camp of Rock

For Ages 4th - 8th

July 15, 2019-July 19, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Calling all musicians, come jam with us in this rock ‘n roll camp exploring the School of Rock! Students who play an instrument of any type, at any skill level, please bring it with you as instructors will create a band/ensemble of live instruments, as well as devoting time to scene work and movement. You’re In The Band!

Summer Camps : Session 5 KinderStars Camp – Season 72 Backstage Pass

For Ages Kindergarten in Fall of 2019

July 22, 2019-July 26, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Be the first to know! Students attending this special camp will get a sneak preview of songs and dances from Junior Theatre’s next season’s mainstage productions. We are so excited to announce our 72nd Season! Titles include: School of Rock, Twelfth Night, Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed - A Rock Experience, Matilda, The Jungle Book & Once on This Island.

Summer Camps : Session 5 Performance Camp – Season 72 Backstage Pass

For Ages 1st - 8th

July 22, 2019-July 26, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Be the first to know! Students attending this special camp will get a sneak preview of songs and dances from Junior Theatre’s next season’s mainstage productions. Specialty sessions will focus on audition techniques and preparing yourself to participate in next year’s shows. We are so excited to announce our 72nd Season! Titles include: School of Rock, Twelfth Night, Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed - A Rock Experience, Matilda, The Jungle Book & Once on This Island.

Technical : Session 5 Tech Camp – The Hunchback of Notre Dame

For Ages 5th - 12th

July 22, 2019-July 26, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Theatre

Summer Camps : Session 5 Musical Theatre Intensive – A Spoonful of Sugar

For Ages 1st - 3rd

July 22, 2019-July 26, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

students will have a blast while learning song and dance selections from the children’s favorites Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Returns. Step in Time over the rooftops of London and the English countryside while using your imagination, voice and body.

Summer Camps : Session 6 KinderStars Camp – Once Upon a Time

For Ages Kindergarten in Fall of 2019

July 29, 2019-August 2, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

If you’ve always dreamed of being a superhero, princess, villain or mythical character, this camp is for you! Let your imagination run wild while rehearsing scenes from magical stories such as Cinderella, Frozen, Into the Woods, Harry Potter, Peter Pan and more!

Summer Camps : Session 6 Performance Camp – Once Upon a Time

For Ages 1st - 8th

July 29, 2019-August 2, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

If you’ve always dreamed of being a superhero, princess, villain or mythical character, this camp is for you! Let your imagination run wild while rehearsing scenes from magical stories such as Cinderella, Frozen, Into the Woods, Harry Potter, Peter Pan and more!

Summer Camps : Session 6 Musical Theatre Intensive – Menken & Friends

For Ages 4th - 6th

July 29, 2019-August 2, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Explore the music of acclaimed Broadway composer Alan Menken and his many collaborators, including songs and dances from Beauty & The Beast, Newsies, Hercules and more, with particular focus on content from The Hunchback of Notre Dame, a show on Junior Theatre’s summer main stage.

Summer Camps : Session 6 Musical Theatre Intensive – Broadway Now

For Ages 7th - 12th

July 29, 2019-August 2, 2019 () Casa del Prado Building

Teens and ‘tweens join us as we explore teen angst, age-relevant plot and characters, while rehearsing a revue from productions currently playing on Broadway, including Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, The Prom, and Be More Chill.

Summer Camps : Session 7 KinderStars Camp – Motion in the Ocean

For Ages Kindergarten in Fall of 2019

August 5, 2019-August 9, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Beat the heat and dive into the ocean as we explore what life is like “under the sea.” Themes are derived from musicals including The Little Mermaid, Once on this Island, Moana, Finding Nemo and other seaside stories.

Summer Camps : Session 7 Performance Camp – Motion in the Ocean

For Ages 1st - 8th

August 5, 2019-August 9, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Beat the heat and dive into the ocean as we explore what life is like “under the sea.” Themes are derived from musicals including The Little Mermaid, Once on this Island, Moana, Finding Nemo and other seaside stories.

Summer Camps : Session 7 Acting Academy – Sideways Stories from Wayside School

For Ages 4th - 6th

August 5, 2019-August 9, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Brimming with wacky characters, a wicked teacher and a school built sideways, get ready for the adventure of the summer where the oddest things can happen! Build characters, engage your imagination and work as an ensemble while creating selected scenes from Louis Sachar’s popular children’s book.

Summer Camps : Session 8 KinderStars Camp – Creature Feature

For Ages Kindergarten in Fall of 2019

August 12, 2019-August 16, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Science fiction meets the animal kingdom in this wild camp! Learn to sing, act and dance with tunes and tales from Little Shop of Horrors, Shrek, Zombie Prom, The Jungle Book and more.

Summer Camps : Session 8 Performance Camp – Creature Feature

For Ages 1st - 8th

August 12, 2019-August 16, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Science fiction meets the animal kingdom in this wild camp! Learn to sing, act and dance with tunes and tales from Little Shop of Horrors, Shrek, Zombie Prom, The Jungle Book and more.

Summer Camps : Session 8 Acting Academy – The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

For Ages 7th - 12th

August 12, 2019-August 16, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Teens will apply classical acting techniques while rehearsing London's longest-running comedy, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a hilarious collection of Shakespeare's comedies, histories and tragedies all in one fast-paced romp!

Summer Camps : Session 9 KinderStars – Broadway Musical Masterpieces

For Ages Kindergarten in Fall of 2019

August 19, 2019-August 23, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Junior Theatre ends the summer by paying tribute to classics from The Golden Age of Musicals, and a few of their recent revivals on Broadway. This camp will focus on character and plot development while enjoying some of the most beautiful music and dance numbers of all time, including content from Oklahoma, The Sound of Music, Carousel, The King and I, Kiss Me Kate, and more!

Summer Camps : Session 9 Performance Camp – Broadway Musical Masterpieces

For Ages 1st - 8th

August 19, 2019-August 23, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Junior Theatre ends the summer by paying tribute to classics from The Golden Age of Musicals, and a few of their recent revivals on Broadway. This camp will focus on character and plot development while enjoying some of the most beautiful music and dance numbers of all time, including content from Oklahoma, The Sound of Music, Carousel, The King and I, Kiss Me Kate, and more!

Summer Camps : Session 9 Musical Theatre Intensive – Doctor Dolittle Jr.

For Ages 4th - 6th

August 19, 2019-August 23, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Casa del Prado Building

Sing and dance your way through this wacky tale of a doctor who can talk to animals! Scenes from Doctor Dolittle will come to life as characters trot, crawl and fly on to the stage, while campers learn voice and movement skills.

Acting : Advanced Acting Camp – The Tempest

For Ages 7th - 12th

June 17, 2019-June 28, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Coronado Playhouse

San Diego Junior Theatre is thrilled to announce the title for the 2nd Summer Shakespeare Advanced Acting Class; THE TEMPEST. This is one of the most exciting and adventurous plays ever written! A noble family is overthrown from its power and banished from their kingdom to a far away island. After some time, the banished family is brought face to face with their enemies in a showdown of revenge. THE TEMPEST explores; identity, love, friendship, murder, and magic!

Musical Theatre : Advanced Musical Theatre Camp Senior – Urinetown

For Ages 9th - 12th

July 8, 2019-July 19, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Balboa Park

In a Gotham-like city, a 20-year drought has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. A hero decides that he's had enough and plans a revolution to lead the people to freedom! Urinetown is an wickedly hilarious satire which will provide advanced theatre students with fast-paced instruction in singing, dancing and acting.  

Musical Theatre : Advanced Musical Theatre Camp – Disney’s Aladdin Jr.

For Ages 4th - 8th

July 22, 2019-August 2, 2019 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm) Balboa Park

Sing and dance your way into A Whole New World with Disney’s Aladdin Jr., about a “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within.


San Diego Junior Theatre
Spring Classes 2019

Balboa Park

April 8, 2019 - June 16, 2019

All Balboa Park Campus classes are held in the Casa del Prado Building. Class/Camp specifics are subject to change without notice. Registration is accepted through the first week of the session. However, we are strict about class size and age limits. Students must be at least 3 years old to participate in Pre-K classes, and must be toilet trained.

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; classes fill quickly.

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

Registration Form    Tuition Assistance Form

Workshop : Commedia Workshop

For Ages 4th - 12th

June 1, 2019-June 8, 2019 (Saturdays @ 10:00am - 12:00pm) Balboa Park

This class explores the mother of all comedy, commedia dell arte! Students will learn mask work, comedy skills, improv, characters and much more. This class combines all the fun of slapstick comedy, melodrama, and collaboration rolled into one!

Workshop : Directing 101

For Ages 7th - 12th

May 18, 2019-May 25, 2019 (Saturdays@ 10:00am - 12:00pm) Balboa Park

“But what I really want to do is direct.” Students with an interest in directing will enjoy this step-by-step approach to selecting and examining a script, auditioning and then working with actors, and leading a production team to opening night. Analysis combined with hands-on work will give students some valuable experience in directing.

 
San Diego Junior Theatre provides engaging, innovative, high-quality theatre education and productions for children of all cultural heritages, ages, abilities and levels of interest.

San Diego Junior Theatre educational programs and productions are made possible in part by show ticket sales, class and camp registrations, and public contributions. Major funding is provided by the California Arts Council, the County of San Diego, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department, and the San Diego Junior Theatre Auxiliary.

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