Actor’s Studio (Aug 21-25)

Ages 14 – 18

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$275


In this exciting camp, students will practice their responsibility to the text and the full realization of a character’s life within a scene. Students will learn how to make bold, specific choices that enable them to better connect to their characters’ inner lives and relationships. No previous experience necessary.

Commedia Scene Study (Aug 7-11)

Ages 14 – 18

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$275


How do you create believable characters? Why does a scene become more alive when the characters are so true to life? Discover the sheer joy and gratification that comes with knowing what your character wants, how you'll go about getting it, and actually doing it and living in the moment on stage. In a week filled with commedia dell arte, script analysis, and contemporary scene work, student actors will challenge and empower themselves to experience freedom on stage by thinking for themselves as artists, engaging their imaginations, and always moving through scenes with clear purpose. No previous experience necessary.

Creative Players (Aug 14-18)

Ages 7 – 9

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$170


There’s more to being in a play than just wearing a costume on a stage under hot lights. Actors need to rehearse. They learn lines. They practice using their bodies and voices to become characters. Using scripted material, young actors will learn skills needed to bring a story to life. No previous experience necessary.

Creative Players (June 12-16) FULL

Ages 6 – 8

Apex

Summer Camp


Let’s put on a play! Using scripted material based on the fun story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff, young actors will learn the skills needed to bring a story to life on stage. Please bring a healthy snack and a water bottle. There will be a Presentation for family and friends on Friday at 11:45am. No previous experience necessary.

Creative Storytellers! (Aug 14-18) FULL

Ages 6 – 8

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$280


In this fun-filled camp students will create stories and act them out all in one week! Using theatre games, exercises and movement, students will create original theatre stories. Then, after turning those stories into scripts, they will learn acting skills needed to bring a story to life for the stage. No previous experience necessary.

Devised Theatre! (Aug 14-18)

Ages 10 – 14

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$220


In this exciting new camp, participants will create original, theatrical works inspired by their own experiences, using found objects, art and music. Utilizing improvisation to explore characters and scenarios, each member of the class will contribute to the creation of a new work. No previous experience necessary.

From the Page to the Stage (July 17-21) FULL

Ages 11 – 14

Apex

Summer Camp


Students will free their imaginations as they explore a variety of ways to bring the “page” to the “stage.” Improvisation and theatre games will be used to help students construct several unique scripts focusing on the “Nate the Great” detective series. Please bring a healthy snack and a water bottle. There will be a Presentation for family and friends on Friday at 11:30am. No previous experience necessary.

From the Page to the Stage! (July 31 – Aug 4)

Ages 12 – 13

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$280


Students will explore movement, music, improvisation, theatre games and creative writing as they create and perform a one of a kind script. No previous experience necessary.

Fundamentals of Acting (July 10-14) Full

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Intensive for Adults

$125


This class is for anyone looking to dip their toes into the art of acting. This class will introduce the fundamentals of performance. With no script to memorize and no audience watching, this class allows participants the freedom to explore building a character through fun exercises and games!

Imagination Station (July 31 – Aug 4)

Ages 7 – 9

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$280


There are different ways to tell a story but it all begins at the same place—the Imagination Station. All Aboard!!! The first stop in the mornings is Once Upon A Dance. Students will explore dance and movement as a source for story ideas and expression. Then it’s on to Once Upon A Book in the afternoon, where students will create their own storybook complete with illustrations. No previous experience necessary.

Imaginative Improv! (June 12-16)

Ages 11 – 14

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$210


Knowing how to play, be spontaneous, and trust one’s instincts are valuable skills every acting student must develop. In this exciting improvisation camp, students will learn how to work on their feet, developing characters and stage presence by making confident and committed choices. Discover the joy of group teamwork and play. No previous experience necessary.

Improv Games! (June 19-23)

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Intensive for Adults

$125


Need more creativity, spontaneity, laughter and fun in your life? Want to improve your one-on-one interactions by sharpening your listening skills? Then it’s time to get out of your head and join this basic improv class! Come prepared to laugh as we tackle improv games and learn to work as a team. No experience necessary. All you need is an open mind.

Keep ’em Laughing! (July 17-21)

Ages 12 – 13

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$280


Students will explore ways to keep the audience laughing whether it’s through witty banter or as simple as slipping on a banana peel. In the mornings students will explore the world of physical comedy using improvisation. In the afternoons students will learn to create characters and tell stories that are dynamic, funny and totally believable through the use of scripted scenes and original material created by the class. Students should wear comfortable clothing allowing for movement and closed-toe shoes. No previous experience necessary.

Kids on Stage (July 31 – Aug 11) FULL

Ages 10 – 14

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$430


This year's production is Dear Edwina Jr. Written in a “show-within-a-show” format, Dear Edwina Jr. is the perfect “girl power” musical for a new generation. The production follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver-extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple, as she directs the neighborhood kids in a series of buoyant production numbers for the latest edition of her weekly "Advice-a-Palooza.” Edwina and her friends share wisdom on everything from trying new foods to making new friends through clever, catchy and poignant songs. A bare-bones performance will take place for invited friends and family on the last day of camp at 4 pm. No previous experience necessary.

Kids on Stage! (July 10-21)

Ages 9 – 14

Cary Academy

Summer Camp

$550


Step into the lights and onto the stage as you create and produce a performance of "Dear Edwina Jr!" Sing and dance to clever, catchy and poignant songs as you follow the adventures of plucky advice-giver-extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple. Working with a director, musical director and choreographer, you will create believable characters that act, dance and sing in Edwina’s weekly “Advice-a-Palooza. A bare-bones performance will take place for invited friends and family on the last day of camp. Part of the Cary Academy Summer Program. For rising 7th, 8th and 9th graders.

Let’s Put On a Play (Aug 7-11) FULL

Ages 9 – 11

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$280


Using fun theatre games and improvisation, students will put their heads together to create an original script. Upon completion they will then learn what it takes to perform it for an audience! No previous experience necessary.

Let’s Put On a Play! (July 24-28)

Ages 9 – 12

Wake Forest

Summer Camp


Using fun theatre games and improvisation, students will put their heads together to create an original script. Upon completion they will then learn what it takes to perform it for an audience! No previous experience necessary.

Multi-Arts Camp (June 26-30 (Full) and Aug 7-11)

Ages 8 – 12

Apex

Summer Camp


Act out a story, sing a song, dance to the music and create a masterpiece all in one week! Students will be placed into small groups according to age and attend daily workshops in acting, singing, dance and art. Please bring lunch and a water bottle. There will be a Presentation for family and friends on Friday at 12:45pm. No previous experience necessary.

Perfecting Your Pitch (June 5-9)

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Intensive for Adults

$125


This class is designed to apply theatrical training to the work of making the strongest impact when seconds count. Skills learned in this class - communication, active listening, creative and critical thinking, and speaking with intention - will have a direct impact on the participants’ ability to put their best selves forward. This is a class for all business professionals who have to make pitches and presentations to large or small groups as a part of their work.

Playtime (Jun 12-16, Jul 17-21, Jul 31-Aug 4, Aug 14-18)

Ages 4 – 6

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$165


NEW SESSION ADDED JUNE 12-16! There’s no telling what kind of theatre magic might happen when young, great pretenders meet in this exciting summer camp! Through the use of drama, art and movement, students will explore fun possibilities, gain confidence and develop a sense of creative teamwork. No previous experience necessary.

Playwriting 101 (June 26-30) FULL

Ages 11 – 14

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$280


This camp is for the writer in all of us! Participants will practice the fundamental principles of dramatic writing: creating characters, dramatizing conflict and finding one's own voice and vision on stage. Students will work individually and in a group to create a written script that will then be directed by students and performed. This class is perfect for anyone who is interested in creative writing, the art of theatre, or who loves to tell stories. No previous experience necessary.

Sing It Out (July 10-14) FULL

Ages 9 – 13

Apex

Summer Camp


"Singing and Acting and Dancing, oh my!" Students will learn the skills needed to bring the mini-musical – At the Bandstand! – to life on the stage. Please bring lunch and a water bottle. There will be a Presentation for family and friends on Friday at 12:45pm. No previous experience necessary.

Sing It Out! (June 12-16 FULL, Aug 21-25)

Ages 9 – 12

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$240


Do you like to act? Do you love to sing? Then this camp is for you! Students will learn the skills needed to bring a mini-musical to life on the stage. No previous experience necessary.

Stage Door (June 12-16) FULL

Ages 9 – 12

Wake Forest

Summer Camp

$270


The actor enters the theatre through the stage door but there are quite a few more steps to the stage. In this supportive camp, you can have fun, build confidence and make friends as you learn basic acting and rehearsal skills. In the morning, using scripted scenes, students will explore character development, blocking and vocal projection. In the afternoon, they will participate in improvisation exercises designed to promote group problem solving and encourage spontaneity, both valuable tools in rehearsal and great life skills as well. No previous experience necessary.

Stage Door (June 26-30)

Ages 9 – 12

Wendell

Summer Camp

$180


The actor enters the theatre through the stage door but there are quite a few more steps to the stage. In this exciting camp, you can have fun, build confidence and make friends as you learn basic acting and rehearsal skills. In the morning, using scripted scenes, students will explore character development, blocking and vocal projection. In the afternoon, they will participate in improvisation exercises designed to promote group problem solving and encourage spontaneity, both valuable tools in rehearsal and great life skills as well. No previous experience necessary.

Stories for the Stage (June 12-16)

Ages 6 – 8

Wake Forest

Summer Camp

$270


In this fun filled camp you will make up stories and act out stories all in one week! In the morning, students will use playful games, exercises and movement to create original theatre stories. In the afternoon, using scripted material, they will learn acting skills needed to bring a story to life. No previous experience necessary.

Stories for the Stage (June 26-30)

Ages 6 – 8

Wendell

Summer Camp

$175


In this fun filled camp you will make up stories and act out stories all in one week! In the morning, students will use playful games, exercises and movement to create original theatre stories. In the afternoon, using scripted material, they will learn acting skills needed to bring a story to life for the stage. No previous experience necessary.

Teens Backstage (June 13 – July 21)

Ages 13 – 18

Raleigh Little Theatre

Teen Conservatory

$455


Teens Backstage is an opportunity to learn from industry professionals both in a classroom and through a hands-on environment. Students will go through the process of what it takes from start to finish to put on a full scale production of Public Works' The Tempest. Some specific areas covered are Safe Shop Practices and Tool Usage, Scenic Design and Construction, Lighting, Basic Costuming, Basic Rigging, Basic Sound and Beginning Scenic Painting.

Teens on Stage (June 19 – July 21)

Ages 13 – 18

Raleigh Little Theatre

Teen Conservatory

$665


This intensive six week theatre program culminates in six performances of Public Works' The Tempest, an exciting new adaptation of William Shakespeare's play adaptation, music and lyrics by Todd Almond and Originally Conceived and Directed by Lear DeBessonet. TOS students attend conservatory classes which include: acting, voice, improvisation, and training in how to analyze and perform Shakespeare's text, as well as rehearse for the production.

The Art of Theatre (July 17-21)

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Intensive for Adults

$75


Have you ever wondered how a production makes it from planning to performance? Are you curious to understand the different roles to play in putting on a play? In this class, led by a different RLT staff member each night, participants will learn how the theatre builds a production from selection to opening night! Tuition includes a ticket to opening night of "The Tempest"!

The Fightin’ Words of Shakespeare (June 12-16)

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Intensive for Adults

$125


From the Battle of Agincourt to the death of poor Ophelia to the deadly duel of Romeo and Tybalt, Shakespeare created some of the most well-known theatrical battles and fights. This class will dig deep into the words of Shakespeare to understand how to bring the violence of his tragedies and physical silliness of his comedies to life. Participants will also explore different fighting styles of characters that range from the hunchback Richard to the foppish Sir Andrew.

Theatre Arts Camp (June 19-23, July 24-28 (July FULL))

Ages 6 – 12

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$285


Have fun! Make friends! Exercise your imagination as you play and learn! Act out a story, sing a song, dance to the music, become a mime and create a masterpiece all in one week! Each day begins with a large group activity of theatre games. Then smaller groups will attend daily workshops in acting, singing, art and dance. Students will be placed into smaller groups according to age. Just bring your lunch, two snacks, your imagination and a willingness to give it a try! No previous experience necessary.

What’s So Funny? (June 12-16)

Ages 14 – 18

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$275


Laughing out loud in theatre has been around since actors first stepped on stage. This camp will have students trying comedy throughout the ages from the Greek comedies to Commedia dell’arte to Shakespeare to today. Students will play with current comedy through short form improvisation and will learn on their feet by practicing laugh-out-loud short form structures. Experience comedy now and then and discover why humor has always been an essential ingredient in the human experience. No previous experience necessary.

Young Playwrights! (July 10-14)

Ages 6 – 8

Raleigh Little Theatre

Summer Camp

$170


Students will experience the magic of creating an original show by using improvisational theater games to create and perform in their own mini-play based on a theme chosen by the class. The camp will end with a final performance of our work. No previous experience necessary.