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Gulfshore Playhouse Education’s STAR (Student Theatre Artists in Residence) Academy offers a range of after-school classes and summer theatre camp programs to students of all ages. These thoroughly enriching programs give students the chance to receive training in acting, voice, and movement from theatre professionals.

Please contact Hester Kamin at (239) 261-7529 x207 with questions.

STAR Academy Summer 2019 Programs

This summer, Gulfshore Playhouse Education’s STAR Academy will feature a series of summer half-day camp and full-day theatre camps for students aged 6-18. 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. 

Registration occurs through the City of Naples. Registration opens for City of Naples residents beginning April 1st, 2019 and will open to non-residents starting April 15th, 2019.  Need-based scholarships applications will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning March 1st, 2019. Please note that scholarships are issued through Gulfshore Playhouse and so acceptance of a scholarship does not guarantee program placement.

Ages 6-8
STAR in a Show Junior: The Wizard of Oz

We’re off to see the Wizard! Performers 6-8 years old take on triple roles as Munchkins, Flying Monkeys, and Crows in this musical theatre camp that takes us to the magical land of Oz.

Program Dates: June 10 – June 28
Monday-Friday 9AM – 12PM
Performances: Thursday, June 27 at 7PM; Friday, June 28 at 3PM and 7PM
Tuition: $375

Broadway Bootcamp, Junior

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.

Program Dates: Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12
Monday-Friday 9AM-12PM
Recital: Friday, July 12 at 7PM
Tuition: $250

Ages 9-14
STAR in a Show: The Wizard of Oz

Follow the yellow brick road to a summer of musical theatre adventure!  L. Frank Baum’s beloved story about Dorothy and her friends has captured our hearts for more than 100 years. Students will learn about acting, singing, and dancing during this full-day theatre camp. Join us over the rainbow!

Program Dates: Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 28
Monday-Friday 9AM – 4PM
Performances: Thursday, June 27 at 7PM and Friday, June 28 at 3PM and 7PM
Tuition: $550

Broadway Bootcamp

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.

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

The Wizard of Oz – Young Performers Edition
By L. Frank Baum
With Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg
Background Music by Herbert Stothart
Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard
Orchestration by Larry Wilcox
Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company
Based upon the Classic Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.
Adaptation and support materials for the Young Performers’ Edition developed by iTheatrics
Under the supervision of Timothy Allen McDonald
Presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK
www.tamswitmark.com
BECKY TIMMS
OLIVIA PETERSEN
RACHAEL LORD
JONATHAN BORGIA
RENEE BAKER
GRAHAM ZELLERS
KELLI TYSINGER
EMMA SULLIVAN
KAIQUE DE SOUZA
HESTER KAMIN
ALEXANDER K
MCKENZIE EURY
JOHN AUSTIN CLARK
JENNIFER C. BRONSTED
JOSEPH BRAUER