Kids Classes

Bay Street Theater’s camps and classes are aimed at fostering students’ wide range of interests and abilities in the arts. Our variety of offerings provides students of any age between 4 and 18 with opportunities to experiment with and develop their skills in areas of theater from Puppetry to Musical Theater to Shakespeare.

 

 

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WINTER/SPRING CLASSES

Creating a Character!

Jan. 29 - Mar. 11, 4-5:30pm

In this fun and interactive class for 7-10 year-olds, students will focus on the elements of creating a character for the stage. Along the way they will develop new skills that will build confidence in their personal lives as well; breathing, voice projection, movement and stage presence, as well as some historical research on the characters they are working on will form the bulk of the class. Best of all, there will be a performance on the final day where the participants will show their new prowess and all of the characters they have created! Ages 7-10

 

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Might Myths and Legends!

Feb. 17 - 21, 9am-3pm

This coming February, students ages 7-18 will create a musical based on their life stories incorporating their favorite classic myths and fairy tales. Then on the final day of camp, the groups will join forces and present a final performance for friends and family! Ages 7-17

 

The Riotous Youth! A Shakespearean Comedy Theater Camp!

Apr. 6-10, 9am-3pm

This coming April, students ages 7-18 will work together to rehearse and present an abbreviated adaptation of a Shakespearean comedy! The campers will present the show on the final day of camp for friends and family! Ages 7-17

 

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My Favorite Tales!

Jul. 6-10, 9:30am-12:30pm

Students learn the basic theatre principles of focus, concentration and working with a partner. Then, with the assistance of a master teaching artist, participants will adapt their favorite fairy tales and myths into a presentation that will be performed for friends and family on the final day of camp! Ages 4-7

 

My Life: The Musical

Jul 6-10, 9:30am-12:30pm

In this camp, students will work together with a teaching artist to create and perform their very own musical! In addition to developing ideas for an original script, students will learn standard songs and choreography that culminate in a presentation on the Bay Street Theater Mainstage on Friday for family and friends. Students will receive instruction in acting, singing, dance, and musical theater history; and they will also participate in creative theater games and improvisations that help to develop communication skills and encourage them to stretch their imaginative abilities. Ages 9-12

 

Improv camp "Yes and...Improv"

Jul 13-17, 9:30am-12:30pm

Do you like Improv games? In this new camp, learn about what makes these Improv games so fun and how the world of Improv relates to the world of Theater! Students will work with a teaching artist as they experiment with different forms of improvisation and use their imagination to create their very own exercises. The camp will culminate in an Improv show for family and friends to attend.  Ages 9-12

 

My Life: The Musical

July 13-17, 9:30am-12:30pm

In this camp, students will work together with a teaching artist to create and perform their very own musical! In addition to developing ideas for an original script, students will learn standard songs and choreography that culminate in a presentation on the Bay Street Theater Mainstage on Friday for family and friends. Students will receive instruction in acting, singing, dance, and musical theater history; and they will also participate in creative theater games and improvisations that help to develop communication skills and encourage them to stretch their imaginative abilities. Ages 7-9

 

Greek Mythology: Mixed up Myths!

Jul 20-24, 9:30pm-12:30pm

Have you ever wondered what would happen if Aphrodite, the goddess of love, and Poseidon, the god of the sea, teamed up to pull a prank on Zeus, the king of all Greek gods? Find out in this brand new camp that lets campers use their imagination to play with and create their very own versions of the classic Greek Myths. This camp will culminate in a presentation of the campers’ original stories for family and friends to come see! Ages 4-7

 

Improv Camp "Yes and...Improv"

Jul. 20-24, 9:30am-12:30pm

Do you like Improv games? In this new camp, learn about what makes these Improv games so fun and how the world of Improv relates to the world of Theater! Students will work with a teaching artist as they experiment with different forms of improvisation and use their imagination to create their very own exercises. The camp will culminate in an Improv show for family and friends to attend. Ages 7-9

 

Meet Willy Shakes! Have fun playing Shakespeare

Jul. 27-31, 9:30am-12:30pm

This camp is an introduction to world of William Shakespeare. Campers will learn about the plays and characters from the Bard’s plays and have fun getting to know the amazing world of Shakespeare’s life and times. The camp will culminate in a final presentation for friends and family on the last day of camp! Ages 7-9

 

Sing! Sing a Song!

Jul. 27-31, 9:30am-12:30pm

Inspired by the ever-popular My Life: The Musical camps, this new offering will provide lower elementary students the opportunity to learn the basics of musical theater! Campers will learn basic vocal and dance techniques as they work on a song and learn choreography which all culminates in a presentation for friends and family on the final day of camp! Ages 4-7

 

My Life: The Musical

Aug. 3-7, 9:30am-12:30pm

In this camp, students will work together with a teaching artist to create and perform their very own musical! In addition to developing ideas for an original script, students will learn standard songs and choreography that culminate in a presentation on the Bay Street Theater Mainstage on Friday for family and friends. Students will receive instruction in acting, singing, dance, and musical theater history; and they will also participate in creative theater games and improvisations that help to develop communication skills and encourage them to stretch their imaginative abilities. Age 7-9

 

My Life: The Musical

Aug. 10-14, 9:30am-12:30pm

In this camp, students will work together with a teaching artist to create and perform their very own musical! In addition to developing ideas for an original script, students will learn standard songs and choreography that culminate in a presentation on the Bay Street Theater Mainstage on Friday for family and friends. Students will receive instruction in acting, singing, dance, and musical theater history; and they will also participate in creative theater games and improvisations that help to develop communication skills and encourage them to stretch their imaginative abilities. Ages 9-12

 

Sing! Sing a Song!

Aug. 10-14, 9:30am-12:30pm

Inspired by the ever-popular My Life: The Musical camps, this new offering will provide lower elementary students the opportunity to learn the basics of musical theater! Campers will learn basic vocal and dance techniques as they work on a song and learn choreography which all culminates in a presentation for friends and family on the final day of camp! Ages 4-7

 

Shakespeare Mini-Mainstage

Aug. 17-21, 9:30am-12:30pm

Students will work with a teaching artist to explore an abridged, kid-friendly version of the Shakespeare play, culminating in a presentation on Bay Street Theater’s Mainstage on Friday for family and friends. As students gain basic instruction in acting, they will become familiar with the classic language, characters, and comedy of The Bard. Ages 9-12

 

Shakespeare Mini-Mainstage

Aug. 17-21, 9:30am-12:30pm

Students will work with a teaching artist to explore an abridged, kid-friendly version of a Shakespeare play, then the group will join forces with the older students for a presentation on Bay Street Theater’s Mainstage on the final day of camp for family and friends. As students gain basic instruction in acting, they will become familiar with the classic language, characters, and comedy of The Bard. Ages 7-9

 

 

 

 

 

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