Summer 2020 Theatre Camp

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This summer, Gulfshore Playhouse Education’s STAR Academy will feature a series of summer half-day and full-day theatre camps for students aged 6-18. 6-14 year olds will venture to Cherry Tree Lane for Mary Poppins, Jr. or take part in one of our Broadway Bootcamp programs! Students aged 13-18 are invited to audition for the Teen Conservatory production of the new hit musical The Addams Family. Students of all experience levels are invited to participate in these amazing theatre camps taught by experienced theatre professionals. Participants will learn about singing, acting, and dancing on the stage through performance.

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STAR in a Show, Jr.: Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary PoppinsJr.

Program Dates: June 8 – June 26
Monday-Friday 9AM – 12PM
Performances: Thursday, June 25 at 2PM and 7:30PM; Friday, June 26 at 2PM and 7:30PM
Tuition: $500

Step in time for this magical adventure! Performers 6-8 will learn the essentials of acting, singing, and dancing, all while rehearsing for a production of Disney’s classic musical, Mary Poppins. No experience is necessary!

Broadway Bootcamp, Jr.

Program Dates: June 8 – June 12
Monday-Friday 1PM-4PM
Recital: Friday, June 12 at 7:30PM
Tuition: $250

This introduction to musical theatre is for performers 6-8 years old. Working with professional teaching artists, participants rehearse scenes and songs while learning teamwork and self-confidence. Performers will present a final showcase to family and friends on the Gulfshore Playhouse stage.

STAR in a Show: Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, Jr.

Program Dates: June 8 – June 26
Thursday, June 25 at 2PM and 7:30PM; Friday, June 26 at 2PM and 7:30PM
Tuition: $750

This summer, our STAR Academy students will be transported to Cherry Tree Lane for the classic musical, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, Jr. Performers aged 9-14 will tell the adventurous tale of Mary Poppins, a magical nanny who comes to aid the Banks family just when they need it most. While rehearsing for the production, STAR Academy students will learn about musical theatre performance from professional teaching artists, while also gaining confidence as performers and as people. No experience is necessary!

Broadway Bootcamp

Program Dates: Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 10; Monday-Friday 1PM – 4PM
Performance: July 10
Tuition: $250

This half-day theatre camp is perfect for actors ages 9-14 to explore musical theatre performance. Students will prepare a musical showcase featuring scenes, songs, and dances from Broadway’s biggest hits.


Teen Conservatory- The Addams Family

Auditions: March 21st 4-7PM

The Teen Conservatory is by-audition only. 

The Teen Conservatory was created to give teens who have a passion for the performing arts a program where they can work with professional artists, see world-class theatre, and learn the craft of performance in an intensive but non-competitive environment. No experience is necessary, but students must demonstrate a deep level of seriousness and a willingness to learn, grow, and become part of a professional arts community. Teen Conservatory students have learned from Broadway artists and casting directors, been mentored by Gulfshore Playhouse staff, and performed such shows as Les Miserables, The Secret Garden and Into the Woods. This summer, the Teen Conservatory will be perfprming the hit new musical The Addams Family. 

Summer Programs Staff

Emilie Baartman

Emilie Baartman

EMILIE BAARTMAN (Education Assistant) is very excited to be working with Gulfshore Playhouse. Graduating from Southwest Minnesota State University with...

Jeffrey Binder*

Jeffrey Binder*

Gulfshore Playhouse: An Iliad, The Mystery of Irma Vep , Scapino (also playwright), The Price, Merchant of Venice , Hound...