Teenagers 13-17 participate in the Young Artists-in-Residence program where they learn new techniques in a one-on-one setting with some of SA’s most inspiring artist educators. The registration deadline for this program is July 9. $250, July 19-July 29, 9am-noon Tue-Fri, Artpace, 445 N Main Ave, (210) 212-4900, artpace.org.
Introduce the young ones to the unlimited creativity of theater. Classes range from acting out princess adventures, to discovering your inner superhero, to learning how to form a rock band. Classes vary by age. All classes will have a final performance on the Saturday following the last day of the camp (July 5-July 15). Ages range from 5-17. $50 enrollment fee, $340, 9am-3pm Mon-Fri, Magik Theatre, 420 S Alamo, (210) 227-2751, magiktheatre.org.
Does your young one envision themselves on the set of Glee? This four-week camp will prepare young adults for the magic of the musical. Young thespians will rehearse and perform the “Phantom of the Alamo Jr.,” a one-of-a-kind adventure set in the future involving an evil empire, a mysterious phantom, and our favorite Texas landmark (July 5-July 29). Ages 10-17 (must have prior theater experience). $50 enrollment fee, $530, 9am-3pm Mon-Fri, Magik Theatre, 420 S Alamo, (210) 227-2751, magiktheatre.org.
Students aged 6-18 recreate a story of “culture, honor, and a fighting spirit” in the stage adaptation of Disney’s Mulan, with the direction of Woodlawn directors and choreographers. A $100 registration fee reserves a spot, with the remaining fee due on the first day of class. Black dance clothing and jazz shoes are required. A sack lunch and bottled water are encouraged. $395, July 11-July 29, 9am-4pm Mon-Fri, Woodlawn Theatre, 1920 Fredericksburg Rd, (210) 738-1117, woodlawntheatre.com.
The very nearly teenage can spend 32 hours casting, directing, and performing a One-Act Play at Tween Camp (July 11-15). DVC Jr. Camp is geared toward 8-15 year-olds with a knack for improv, where students write, cast, and direct their scenes before performing in “the only kids sketch show in San Antonio” (July 18-22). Students 13 and up will explore all styles of acting and theatre before the big final performance at Teen Camp (a one-minute monologue must be ready for the first day) (July 25-29). Musical Theatre Camp will close out the summer for those with a passion for dance and song (August 8-12). A $50 deposit reserves a spot in camp. $225 per week, 9am-4pm Mon-Thu, 9am-1pm Fri, The Rose Theatre Co., 11838 Wurzbach, (210) 360-0004, therosetheatreco.com.
Students create their own show from beginning to end, including making costumes and building sets, at Creativity Camp (June 27-July 15). Camp Broadway is an opportunity for students to learn about musical theatre through song and dance from popular shows (July 18-August 5). $250; ages 7-12, 9am-1pm Mon-Fri; ages 13-18, 1-5pm Mon-Fri; San Pedro Playhouse, 800 W Ashby, (210) 733-7258, sanpedroplayhouse.com.
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