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CAMPS

Summer Camps 2024 registration is open.
Don’t miss these opportunities for theatre lovers — K – 12 and ADULT.

Not only will campers have lots of fun in a theatre environment, they’ll also come home and return to work, community, and school with the beneficial FIVE Cs: Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking, and CONFIDENCE!

Rising Grades K – 6

Camp Shakespeare – JUNIOR (Rising Grades K – 3) | June 24–28, 2024 (Morning)

Camp Shakespeare Jr. — Morning

Rising grades K – 3
June 24 – 28, 2024
Monday through Friday (one week)
Morning session: 8:30 – 11:30am
Fee: $200

It’s never too soon to introduce your camper to the magic of theatre-making! This half-day camp allows kids ages five to eight (5–8) to express themselves with creative play and theatre games while unlocking the secrets of Shakespeare’s craft in a fun, engaging, low-stakes environment! It’s great preparation for Camp Shakespeare!

This year’s theme is “Acting up a Storm.”

Junior Campers will learn all about William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST and investigate the play’s themes while preparing a final presentation for family, friends, and fans! [Download the synopsis for THE TEMPEST]

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Camp Shakespeare – JUNIOR (Rising Grades K–3) | June 24–28, 2024 (Afternoon)

Camp Shakespeare Jr. — Afternoon

Rising grades K – 3
June 24 – 28, 2024
Monday through Friday (one week)
Afternoon session: 2 – 5pm
Fee: $200

It’s never too soon to introduce your camper to the magic of theatre-making! This half-day camp allows kids ages five to eight (5–8) to express themselves with creative play and theatre games while unlocking the secrets of Shakespeare’s craft in a fun, engaging, low-stakes environment! It’s great preparation for Camp Shakespeare!

This year’s theme is “Acting up a Storm.”

Junior Campers will learn all about William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST and investigate the play’s themes while preparing a final presentation for family, friends, and fans! [Download the synopsis for THE TEMPEST]

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CAMP SHAKESPEARE (Grades 4 – 6) | July 8 – 12, 2024

Camp Shakespeare

Rising grades 4 – 6
July 8 – 12, 2024
Monday through Friday (one week)
9am – 4pm

Fee: $300

This camp is perfect for energetic and creative young minds ready to have fun this summer! At Camp Shakespeare, you’ll be immersed in a week of acting, stage combat, movement/dance, voice, and technical theatre training by ASF theatre professionals. At the close of the week, you’ll be ready for a real Shakespearean performance for friends and family to enjoy!

This year’s Camp Shakespeare play: THE TEMPEST [Download the synopsis for THE TEMPEST]

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Rising Grades 7 — 12

CAMP SHAKESPEARE — EXTREME (Grades 7 – 12) | July 15 – 19, 2024

Camp Shakespeare Extreme

Rising grades 7 – 12
July 15 – 19, 2024
Monday through Friday (one week)
9am – 4pm

Fee: $300

All the fun of Camp Shakespeare but to the EXTREME. This camp gives our older campers a chance to dive deeper into character creation, learn to move with confidence around the stage, and learn how to use their voices to command and captivate an audience! Are you ready to achieve the EXTREME?

This year’s theme: “The Wind and the Rain.”

The final showcase for family and friends will feature funny and fierce scenes and monologues from Shakespeare’s plays that have the wackiest weather!

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BROADWAY SOUTH: MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP (Grades 7 – 12) | July 15 – 26, 2024

Broadway South: Musical Theatre Camp

Rising grades 7 – 12
July 15 – 26, 2024
Monday through Friday (two weeks)
9am – 4pm

Fee: $450

New York and Broadway’s most talented actors, singers, and dancers perform on ASF stages, and now you can too. Prepare to learn voice, choreography, and acting skills taught by acclaimed guest artists and ASF pros during this two-week intensive of workshops and rehearsals that will culminate in an electrifying musical theatre showcase open to the community. Get ready to find your light and focus your passion!

Featured masterclass offerings (will include but are not limited to): individual coaching, audition skills, acting the song, movement techniques, and the theatre professional/stage “business”

**Note: Broadway JUNIOR will return summer 2025 (rising grades K – 6). Stay tuned!**

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BEHIND THE CURTAIN: TECH CAMP (Grades 8 – 12) | July 22 – 26, 2024

Behind the Curtain: Tech Theatre Camp

Rising grades 8 – 12
July 22 – 26, 2024
Monday through Friday (one week)
9am – 4pm

Fee: $300

Get a backstage pass to what happens behind the curtain at ASF! It takes a large team to make theatre magic possible. Students in the Tech Theatre Camp will gain hands-on experience working with technical theatre pros in costumes, scenery, lighting, design, and management. In addition to providing the technical elements for one of ASF’s performance camps, students will participate in a Technical Theatre Olympics challenge with their peers. See you in the shop!

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NEW! Adult — Ages 18+

ADULT ACTING: PERFORMING SHAKESPEARE — with Greta Lambert (Ages 18+) | June 29 – July 20, 2024

Adult Acting: Performing Shakespeare — with Greta Lambert
Adults (ages 18+)
June 29 – July 20, 2024
Saturday mornings, time TBA

Fee: $125

Embark on an enchanting voyage into the world of Shakespeare with esteemed ASF legend Greta Lambert! This summer’s revelry promises to be an unparalleled experience for adult thespians of all levels. From seasoned pros to curious novices, all are welcome to immerse themselves in the magic of the Bard. This session will mark the first of its kind for ASF Education programming!

 

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Learn more about the craft of acting at ASF’s Acting Academy.
Academy classes are open to new and returning students and feature different content and material each session.

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Acting Classes and Camps make fabulous (and welcome) holiday and birthday gifts! And if schedules don’t align, they can always be used for future classes and workshops or tickets.

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