We are now accepting applications for camp scholarships! Click here to apply! The deadline is May 5th and recipients will be notified on May 15th.
Questions about the application? Contact Whitney Minarik at wminarik@govst.edu or 708.534.4046

 

 

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SHREK

 

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 Dates: Monday, June 10-14, 2024, 9am – 3pm

Fee: $270 (includes 2 tickets to final show)

Final showcase: Friday, June 14 at 7pm, approximately 50 minutes

Additional tickets: $10 for Adults; $5 for Children 14 and under

 

Description: This weeklong theatre camp offers a unique experience for youth ages 8–15. We provide a fun and safe space to build self-esteem, foster independence, and grow as individuals while learning to work as an ensemble. A team of teaching artists, led by Whitney and Paul Minarik, will guide campers as they write their own scripts and develop their acting, singing, and dancing skills. Throughout the week, campers will create their own version of the story and songs inspired by the movie and musical, Shrek. The final day of camp culminates with a live performance on our incredible Center stage for families and friends that showcases a week of hard work and creativity!

 

 

 

 

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Annie KIDS

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Dates: Monday, June 17-21*, and June 24-28, 2024, 9am – 3pm, 

*No camp on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday.

Young Performer audition on Thursday, June 6, 2024, 3pm – 6pm

Fee: $500 (includes 2 tickets to final show)

Final showcase: Friday, June 28 at 7pm, approximately 45 minutes  

Additional tickets: $10 for Adults; $5 for Children 14 and under

 

Description: Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie KIDS features everyone’s favorite orphan in her very first adventure.

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

During this two-week long camp, young performers ages 8-15, will explore and rehearse this fun (abridged) version of the popular musical. Final performance Friday, June 28, at 7pm.

 

 

 

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Teen Performance Intensive

 

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Dates: Monday, August 5-9, 2024, 9am – 4pm

Fee: $275

Final showcase: Friday, August 9 at 7pm, approximately 50 minutes

Tickets to the Showcase are FREE, but registration is required.  

 

Description: Stretch your artistic muscles; grow as a performer. A unique opportunity for teens ages 12-17. Each day of the intensive will provide a deeper look at various performance skills: scene study, character development, dancing, singing, on-camera acting, and ensemble collaboration all led by professionals in the industry. Teens will meet new friends with the same curiosity, excitement, and willingness to challenge their best artistic selves. Friday’s showcase will be a compilation of the campers’ talent, creativity, and newly honed skills.