Camps for kids ages 5-17
JUNE 22 — August 28 | Five Locations and Six Weeks of Camps
GreenStage – Seattle’s longest running Shakespeare company – encourages students to take a personal journey through the world of classical theatre. Each week-long camp embraces imagination, nurtures focus and teamwork, and 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.
PEE WEE SHAKESPEAREANS – ages 5-8
In our Pee Wee camps, creative dramatics, games, and art bring your child into the imagination of Shakespeare’s world. They will explore several short pieces of his plays and learn about getting into character, figure out how to tell a story as part of a group, learn a few phrases in the original language, and discover the joys of performing..
PEE WEE CAMPS – 3 hour/day (times vary by park) – Tuition $165
- July 13–17
- Delridge Community Center 9am – Noon
- July 20–24
- Alki Community Center 9am – Noon
- Alki Community Center 1pm–4pm
- Queen Anne Community Center 10am–1pm
- Aug 3–7
- Magnuson Park Community Center 10am–1pm
Times vary by location, see listings above. Friday runs 1/2 hour longer with preformance that begins at normal end time.
Youth Theatre Camps – ages 8-15
Having escaped an assassination plot, Prospero, along with his young daughter, Miranda, finds himself master of a magical island inhabited by spirits and monsters. Using sorcery, he shipwrecks his enemies on the island, with plans to punish them. A wonderful play filled with magic, romance, clowning, and forgivness. Students will memorize and perform a cutting of this play. Besides working on acting, students will play games while learning to speak and understand Shakespeare’s language. .
FULL DAY CAMPS – 7 hour/day – Tuition $365
Mon–Thur, 9 am to 4 pm • Fri, 9 am to 5 pm – performance at 4 pm
- June 22–26 • Alki Community Center
- June 6–10 • Delridge Community Center
YOUTH CAMPS – 5 hour/day – Tuition $290
Mon–Thur, 9 am to 2 pm • Fri, 9 am to 3 pm – performance at 2 pm
- July 20–24 • Magnuson Park Community Center
- July 27–31 • Queen Anne Community Center
- August 10–14 • High Point Commons – Register Now
Youth Theatre Camp – ages 8-15
Using Shakespeare’s words and stories as a starting point, students will create their own play by twisting famous plotlines and characters into a kind of “Fakespeare”! Students will create this parody together using improv and playwriting techniques to shape their own unique play. A few basic stage combat moves may be taught and used.
IMPROV SHAKES LIGHT – 3 hour/day – Tuition $165
Mon–Thur, 1 pm to 4 pm • Fri, 1 pm to 5 pm – performance at 4 pm.
- July 13–17 • Delridge Community Center
IMPROV SHAKES – 5 hour/day – Tuition $290
Mon–Thur, 9 am to 2 pm • Fri, 9 am to 3 pm – performance at 2 pm.
- July 13–17 • Queen Anne Community Center
- August 3–7 • Magnuson Park Community Center
ROMEO & JULIET
Full Day Youth Camp – ages 10-17
Shakespeare’s most famous play about the tragic love story of the title characters. Street fighting, love, discovery, poison, and plots that go wrong. The week will be spent learning the story and demystifying the original language while memorizing and rehearsing a cutting of the play. We will also train in some stage combat, including basic swordplay; play some games; and possibly fashion some set pieces.
- July 27–31 • Magnuson Park Community Center
- August 17–21 • Delridge Community Center
- August 24–28 • Alki Community Center
LOCATION AND REGISTRATION INFO
Seattle Parks Community Centers
Camps at Seattle Parks facilities are managed by the individual Community Centers.
Register at www.seattle.gov/parks/find/camps or by calling Community Centers directly – REGISTRATION OPENS ON APRIL 7, 2020.
- Alki – 5817 SW Stevens St, Seattle, WA 98116 – (206) 684-7430
- Delridge – 4501 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106 – (206) 684-7423
- Queen Anne – 1901 1st Avenue West, Seattle 98119 – (206) 386-4240
- Magnuson Park Amphitheater – 6344 NE 74th Street, Seattle 98115 – (206) 684-7026
REGISTRATION OPEN NOW for the following camp:
High Point Commons – 6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle 98126
This camp is managed solely by GreenStage – Register Now
About GreenStage’s Theatre Camps
GreenStage’s educational programs support the values of successful learning and include summer shows for ages 5-17. 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.
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.