Summer Theatre Camps & Summer Conservatory

We at Stage West are doing what we do best--developing creative solutions! We are leading the way in making all of our upcoming Spring Classes, as well as our Summer Camps, available in online formats! Be safe, be healthy and be creatively engaged! Information below is subject to change.  Please contact Beth@stagewest.org for more info 

Stage West offers a variety of theatre camps as well as the summer conservatory program. Our summer camps are for ages 8-13 and Stage West’s Summer Conservatory program ages 14-19. 

The Stage West summer programs welcome younger students into a warm, professional environment to spark creativity, build confidence, practice co-operation and develop curiosity. Through the craft of theatre, we also deepen self-esteem, creative problem solving and communication skills. Come play with us in one of Ft. Worth’s most beloved and respected professional theatres.


June 2020 Programs

  • Take One or Take All!
  • Sibling discounts available
  • Multiple camp enrollment discount
  • Students must bring their own lunch, snacks, and water bottles!

Week 1:

Ages 8-13 | Behind the Curtain: Theatre Design Camp

Whole Day or Half Day Available! Take both morning and afternoon sections and receive a $75 discount!

June 8–12, (MON-FRI 9am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm)

Do you want to be a costume, set, and/or lighting designer?

Take one or both classes:

Morning (9am - 12pm):

Costume Design & Storyboards

Dream up or borrow a short story, then learn how to storyboard it. Campers will design costumes for the characters, creating renderings for each. Designs and storyboards will be made into a portfolio to share with friends and family.

Afternoon (1pm - 4pm):

Set & Lighting Design

Whether for the backyard or Broadway, every play needs a proper set! Develop set-making skills and explore the fundamentals of lighting design. Campers will craft models of their imagined set design and walk away with a new set of skills to use for future projects and a cool model set on which to dream up storylines.

On the last day of class, we will have a Designer Show 'n Tell for family and friends.

Morning: Costume Design & Storyboardsd 9am – 12pm, $175, plus $20 admin/materials fee
Afternoon: Set & Lighting Design 1pm – 4pm, $175, plus $20 admin/materials fee
Both: $275, plus $20 admin/materials fee
(For the whole day, bring lunch as well as snacks and water)

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Week 2:

Ages 11-14 | Musical Theatre: Broadway Bound

June 15-19, (MON-FRI 9am - 4pm) | Performance on Friday June 19 at 6pm
 
This fun and fast-paced one-week camp borrows the most delightful, powerful and inspiring songs from the hottest current Broadway shows. Weaving the songs together with our own original scenes, we will produce our own unique show, complete with speaking lines for every student! Perfect for aspiring triple-threats as well as kids who just love to sing, dance, and play.

Performance of our original show on the final day of camp.

$295, plus $20 admin/materials fee. Includes dinner on Friday, June 19
(Bring lunch, snacks and water. We provide dinner on June 28)

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Week 3:

Ages 7-11 | Minions: The Musical!

June 22-26, (MON-FRI 9am - 12pm) | Performance on Friday, June 26 at 11am

Calling all minions! Smiles and laughter will be abundant as our friends sing, act and dance their way through a comedy summer adventure. Will the Minions save the day?

We will have a performance for family and friends on the final day of camp.

$190, plus $20 admin/materials fee
(Bring snacks and water)

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Week 3:

Ages 11-14 | TikTok: The Camp

June 22-26, (MON-FRI 1pm - 4pm) | Presentation on Friday, June 26 at 3pm

The app is all the rage and this camp explores TikTok for beginners and seasoned users! Bring your cell phone, iPad or tablet and discover the world of TikTok. Learn the basics and use cool camera tricks to create effects like the ones you've seen online. Grow your followers with the best quality videos out there. Who knows? Your video may go viral! (Students do not need to have a TikTok account to participate.)

We will have a presentation of our videos on the final day of camp.

$175, plus $20 admin/materials fee
(Bring snacks and water)

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(5pm late pickup for afternoon camps is available. $50 for the week, $1 per minute after 5pm.)


July 2020 Programs

Ages 14 – 19 | Summer Theatre Conservatory

July 6 – 25 (3 weeks), (MON-FRI 9am – 4pm) | Performances Fri, July 24 at 6:30pm and Sat, July 25 at 2pm

Stage West Theatre’s Summer Conservatory is an innovative program offering teens and young adults a chance to study all aspects of theatre through the mentorship of professional artists.

Visiting teaching artists, designers, staff members and a variety of industry professionals offer seminars and classes focusing on the art as well as the business of theatre. Topics covered may include acting techniques, auditioning, voice and diction, improvisation, and technical theatre. In addition, students take part in a professional photo shoot, providing each with a digital download.

Students also participate in a full conservatory production, acting as well as creating the set, culminating in two performances of their show.

This fun and well-rounded program enhances artistic growth in a supportive environment within one of Fort Worth’s most respected, professional theatres.

Performances: Friday, July 24 at 6:30pm and Saturday, July 25 at 2pm

$550, plus $50 admin/mateirals fee

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Early Bird & Camp Specials

Super Duper Early Bird--Register by March 6, get $15 off and 2 free tix for any Stage West Mainstage show (Thu/Fri nights, pending ticket availability, reservations required)

Super Early Bird--Register by April 7, get $10 off and 2 free tix for any Stage West Mainstage show (Thu/Fri nights, pending ticket availability, reservations required)

Early Bird--Register by May 8, get $5 off and 1 free tix for any Stage West Mainstage show (Thu/Fri nights, pending ticket availability, reservations required)

Camp Specials--Register by May 30, get $5 off

Partial scholarships may be available


Registration Information

Please continue to our online registration system at https://campscui.active.com/orgs/StageWestTheatre?orglink=camps-registra.... We offer a payment plan for your convenience. Once you are registered, your spot in the class is reserved.

Questions? Contact us at education@stagewest.org or call 817-554-3613 for additional information.
Financial assistance for our programs is available on a case by case basis, as funds remain. Please contact us for more information.