Theater Camps

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.

 

 

Summer Kids Camps

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*Earlybird discount has been extended until April 28!*

9:30am-12:30pm


AGES 4-7

Puppet Power Camp     
Learn and play with Puppetry.
July 24th - 28th              9:30am – 12:30pm

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In this camp, students will have the unique opportunity to learn about and play with a variety of puppets. In addition to attending a professional puppet show here at Bay Street Theater, campers will work with Goat on a Boat’s Liz Joyce to build their own puppets, sets, and scenery for an original camper created puppet show for family and friends on Friday. 


Play Makers
                      
Putting the “play” in making a play.
August 14th – 18th        9:30am – 12:30pm

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Have fun exploring different activities that all involve making theater! Campers will sing and dance their way through the week while also participating in theater-based arts and crafts. Our teaching artist will guide campers through activities inspired by what goes into making a play. This camp will culminate in an opportunity for the campers to show off their new skills to family and friends.



AGES 7-9

My Life: The Musical         
This is your life; let’s make it a musical.
July 17th – 21st               9:30am – 12:30pm

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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.


Remix Shakespeare
       
Have fun playing with Shakespeare.

August 7th – 11th           9:30am – 12:30pm

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Come play with some of Shakespeare’s most classic stories and make them your own! Along with a teaching artist, campers will stretch their imaginations and explore creative ways of expressing the popular themes and language of The Bard. The camp will culminate in a presentation of the campers’ original work for family and friends to attend. 

 

AGES 9-12

My Life: The Musical         
This is your life; let’s make it a musical.
July 10th – 14th               9:30am – 12:30pm
August 14th – 18th         9:30am – 12:30pm

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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.


Shakespeare Mini-Mainstage 
    
Embark on a week long journey into Shakespeare’s classic comedy, As You Like It.
August 21st – 25th          9:30am – 12:30pm

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Students will embark on a journey through Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy, which also happens to be one of Bay Street Theater’s Mainstage productions this summer, As You Like It! 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. Upon booking, and subject to availability, campers will also receive two free tickets to see Bay Street’s production of As You Like It with their parent or guardian. 

 

            

Photos by Michael Heller