Shakespeare Summer Camps for kids ages 5-16

GreenStage’s theatre camps take each student on a personal journey through the world of Shakespeare. Their natural imaginations will be embraced and nurtured as their ability to focus and work as a team increases. Each week-long camp ends with a free performance (picnic recommended) in the parks for family and friends.

All camps directed by GreenStage Staff. Costumes are provided. Campers should bring a lunch and drink daily.

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PEE WEE SHAKESPEAREANS ages 5-8

In our Pee Wee camps, creative dramatic play, games, and art bring your child into the imagination of the world’s most famous playwright. They will explore pieces of several plays and learn about getting into character, figure out how to work with a group to tell a story, and discover the joys of performing.

Monday–Thursday, 10 am to 1 pm
Friday, 10 am to 1:30 pm – performance on Fridays starting at 1 pm

All Pee Wee Camps • $150


YOUTH THEATRE CAMPS ages 8-16
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The fairy world is falling apart, and that puts the real world in chaos too! Fairies are playing tricks: making rivals out of friends and enemies out of lovers. A group of clownish laborers meet to rehearse a play, but their lead actor has disappeared! Students will memorize and perform a one-hour cutting of this play. Besides working on acting, students will play games, learn to speak and understand the language, and engage in some basic hand-to-hand stage combat.

  • July 16–20 • Volunteer Park – CANCELLED
  • July 23–27 • Magnuson Park Community Center – Registration Information, SPARC barcode #176010*
  • July 30–August 3 • Queen Anne Community Center – Registration Information, SPARC barcode #176411*
  • August 13–17 • High Point Commons – CAMP FULL

Monday–Thursday, 9 am to 2 pm
Friday, 9 am to 3 pm – with a performance at 2 pm

Youth Camps • $275


FULL DAY YOUTH THEATRE CAMP ages 10-16
THE WINTER’S TALE, by William Shakespeare

Welcome to a tragicomic world of mirth and power. A jealous king sets this tale in motion when he wrongly accuses his queen. She suffers through 16 years of imprisonment, near-poisoning, and the death of her son. But thanks to a little trick involving a statue coming to life, she wins back the king’s affection. Students will memorize and perform a cutting of this play, as well as learning some stage combat, a dance, and/or basic special effects.

Monday–Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm
Friday, 9 am to 5 pm – with a performance at 4 pm

FULL DAY Youth Camp • $350

 

FULL DAY YOUTH THEATRE CAMP ages 10-16
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, by Alexandre Dumas

GreenStage is thrilled to offer this Alexandre Dumas classic. Young D’Artagnan arrives in Paris and, seeking to join the king’s musketeers, goes to see their captain. In his haste he offends three of the best musketeers—Porthos, Athos, and Aramis—and challenges each to a duel that afternoon. In this camp, students will rehearse and perform a cutting of this play in a week, including training with prop swords and hand-to-hand stage combat. They’ll also learn about the society and customs of Paris in 1625.

Monday–Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm
Friday, 9 am to 5 pm – with a performance at 4 pm

FULL DAY Youth Camp • $350

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How to register for camps at Queen Anne and Magnuson Park Community Centers

Camps at Queen Anne Community Center and Magnuson Park Community Center are registered through Seattle Parks and Recreation. Use the six digit “barcode” listed with camps above to register online. You can also register by calling the Community Centers at the numbers below.

  • Queen Anne Community Center – 1901 1st Avenue West, Seattle 98119 – (206) 386-4240
  • Magnuson Park Community Center – 6344 NE 74th Street, Seattle 98115 – (206) 684-7026

About GreenStage’s Theatre Camps

GreenStage’s educational programs support the values of successful learning and include summer shows for ages 5-18. Our theatre camps take each student on a personal journey through the world of Shakespeare. Their natural imaginations will be embraced and nurtured as their ability to focus and work as a team increases. All offerings focus on positive reinforcement and esteem building skills as our young artists explore Shakespeare’s mind-expanding concepts and beautiful world vision. Our instructors create supportive environments in the beauty of the Seattle area parks where we have been staging our professional shows for 28 years. Each week-long camp ends with a free performance (picnic recommended) in the parks for family and friends.

FINE PRINT:

Registrations are taken on a first come, first served basis. REFUNDS of camp fees are only possible up to two weeks prior to the start of camp.
We will refund all payments if your registration cannot be processed due to full camps, or cancelled camps, etc.
Camp Cancellations: If enrollment is insufficient we reserve the right to cancel camps. In this case all tuition paid would be returned in full.