Summer Camps

Little Stages Camp – The "HEADLINE" Edition!

  • Ages 4-5 (must be age 4 by June 1, 2023)
  • June 26 - 29, 2022(Monday-Thursday)
  • 10:00-11:30AM Daily
  • Final presentation: Thursday at 11:30AM
  • Fee: $150

EXTRA! EXTRA! Put down your iPad and pick up your "papes"! Themed to coincide with the annual Jr. Civic MainStage Musical, 4 and 5 year old campers can "make headlines" as they jump into the complex world of fun characters and dramatic storytelling. Employing music, art, and theatrical activities prepared just for them, we'll add props and costumes to create a unique, tactile experience that may just win these young storytellers their own Pulitzer Prize!



Class Dates

Summer Session:

  • June 26 - 29, 2023 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Musical Theatre Mini-Camp 2023

  • Ages 6-7 (must be age 6 by June 1, 2023)
  • June 26 - 29, 2023
  • 12:30AM-3:00PM Daily
  • Final presentation: Thursday at 3:00PM
  • Fee: $250

This mini day camp for young triple-threats delivers all the fun of our larger Musical Theatre Camp in a compact package perfect for aspiring actor/singer/dancers, ages 6 & 7!


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Class Dates

Summer Session:

  • June 26 - 29, 2023 12:30 - 3:00 PM

Jr. Civic Musical Theatre Camp 2023

  • Ages 8-14 (must be age 8 by July 1, 2023)
  • Week 1: July 10 - 14, 2023
  • Week 2: July 17 - 21, 2023
  • 9:00AM-4:30PM Daily
  • Final presentation: Fridays at 6:00PM
  • Fee: $400

A flagship program at Jr. Civic, this EXCITING day-camp features a top-notch faculty and will immerse students age 8-14 in a high-energy, week-long learning experience consisting of instruction in acting, singing, and dancing and culminating in a performance on the Tarkington stage.

Both sessions are the same in curriculum, so please enroll in only one.


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Class Dates

Summer Session:

  • WEEK 1 | July 10 - 14, 2023 9:30AM - 4:30 PM
  • WEEK 2 | July 17 - 21, 2023 9:30AM - 4:30 PM

Jr. Civic Musical Theatre Intensive Camp

  • Ages 10-14 (must be age 10 by July 1, 2023)
  • July 5-7, 2023
  • 9:30AM-4:30PM Daily
  • Final presentation: Friday, July 7th at 6:00PM
  • Fee: $450

Our 2023 iteration of our Intensive Camp for advanced musical theatre students provides three exciting days PACKED with challenging and engaging work. Each day will focus on three main components of musical theatre performance and students will train with expert guest artists to hone their skills.

Enter the world of choreography and dance with master instructor, Justin Lewis. Justin's work has been featured on So You Think You Can Dance, among many other venues and productions. Click the link here for his full bio

With an MFA in Acting from The University of North Carolina, Chicago-based actor, writer and director, Dee Dee Batteast, brings her amazing energy and passion for theatre to our classroom with a focus on refining acting skills and perfecting storytelling for the stage. Check out Dee Dee's bio in the link here

Johnna Tavianini brings her love for musical theatre and an extensive resume to all of her master classes. Focusing on technique and storytelling through song, Johnna will challenge students to take their singing and acting skills to the next level. Click on the link here to see Johnna's bio.

In addition to training with our amazing lineup of guest artists, campers will spend afternoons putting those learned skills to use in performances that will be presented in a special showcase on Friday evening. Camp faculty includes Brent E. Marty, Holly Stults, Emily Tzucker and Kenny Shepard.

*Admission to the Intensive Camp is by application only. The application for this session is now closed. 

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Class Dates

Summer Session:

  • July 5 - 7, 2023 9:30am - 4:30pm

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