We pride ourselves on our ability to teach theatre skills while providing a unique, unforgettable experience.

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Our camps offer kids a chance to be immersed in the world of theatre: a world of focus, experimentation, and creative play.

Led by Pier One Youth Theatre alumni, these camps are driven by students' energy and ideas.

Through hands-on, open-ended practice, students gain social skills and learn about responsibility, self-reliance, cooperation, and empathy. Activities engage their bodies and minds as they stretch toward creative goals.

Every student leaves with a new understanding of their own potential, and skills that will serve them in both the theatre and the world. 

 
 

Pier One Theatre offers a series of day camps for a wide range of ages and skill levels.

Limited tuition assistance and payment plans are available.

 

Theatre Play (ages 5-7)

  • INSTRUCTOR: KATHLEEN GUSTAFSON

  • 2:30-4:30 PM MON-THURS, JUNE 3-13

  • $110 TUITION

Just as the title suggests, this camp is geared toward giving children the opportunity to create and explore onstage and get to know the theatre as a space.

Through stories and games, campers begin to enjoy theatre.

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Stories on Stage (AGES 8-10)

  • INSTRUCTOR: CAROLYN NORTON

  • SESSION I: 10 AM-12 PM MON-FRI, JULY 9-19

  • SESSION II: 10 AM-12 PM MON-FRI, JULY 22-AUGUST 2

  • $160 TUITION

Using familiar tales, students are introduced to elements of plot, setting, character, and dialogue. They use voice and movement to bring those stories to life in the context of theatre.

Due to popular demand, we are offering two sessions of Stories on Stage.

Theatre Skills (AGES 11 AND UP)

INSTRUCTOR: CAROLYN NORTON • 10:30 AM-2 PM MON-FRI, JUNE 3-21 • SHOWS: JUNE 20 & 21 • $225 TUITION

An intensive three-week camp where students explore a wide variety of theatrical techniques and styles.

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They learn to bring characters to life with dialogue study, improv, movement, vocal technique, script writing and more. They attend focused workshops with guest experts.

Students polish material learned and generated during camp and share it in three mainstage performances at Pier One Theatre on the Spit.

Production Camp: The Jungle Book adapted by Monica Flory (AGES 9 AND UP)

  • AUDITIONS: JUNE 27 & 28

  • REHEARSALS: JULY 8-AUGUST 8

  • DIRECTOR: CAROLYN NORTON

  • SHOWS: AUGUST 9-17

  • $310 TUITION

A fully realized stage play. Students experience the full production process, from auditions to rehearsal to stage.

In this action-packed adaptation of the classic adventure story, precocious Mowgli grows up believing he's as fierce a wolf as any of the members of his pack.

When he learns he is actually a human, he must discover how to reconcile these very different identities, and decide whether to remain with the pack, or return to the human world from which he was born.

What will he choose? And will he be trained in the Law of the Jungle in time to defeat Shere Khan, the most feared animal of all?