SummerStage 2014

Bring a little drama to your summer!


Auditions Workshop, June 14

1:00-5:00 p.m., ages: 12-17. Cost: $40

Whether you're new to performing or have auditioned numerous times, this auditions workshop will help you put together an audition that shines! We'll reveal the secrets of audition procedures and give you tips on preparing a headshot, resume, and monologue.

Camp Shakespeare, June 16-20

9 a.m.-4 p.m., ages: 13-17. Cost: $250

Camp Shakespeare is perfect for serious theatre students who want to advance their classical acting skills. Students will analyze the Bard's romances, tragedies and comedies and learn the tools to create characters utilizing their bodies, voices and imaginations.

Jr. Camp Shakespeare, June 16-20

9 a.m.-4 p.m., ages: 9-12. Cost: $250

This workshop is an introduction to Shakespeare’s language and work with active ensemble exploration. Students will explore the work of Shakespeare’s rhythm and language through the use of movement, percussion and voice. Students will learn to love and understand the special language of Shakespeare through this exciting, active and innovative workshop.

Teen Theatre Camp, June 23-27

9 a.m.-4 p.m., ages: 13-17. Cost: $250

Teen Theatre Camp offers an opportunity for those serious about their acting to develop individual skill and confidence. Students spend the morning delving deeply into training in voice, movement, scene study, character development and improvisation. Afternoons concentrate on acting techniques and the rehearsal process.

Junior Theatre Camp, June 23-27

9 a.m.-4 p.m., ages: 9-12. Cost: $250

Junior Theatre Camp offers a fun yet challenging experience for budding actors, with the emphasis on building confidence and introducing basic acting techniques.

Kids Theatre Camp, July 7-11

9 a.m.-4 p.m., ages: 7-9. Cost: $200

Students are encouraged to enjoy themselves on stage by combining theatre games, creative dramatics, improvisation, art and lots of fun! Increase self-confidence while learning to think on your feet, create interesting characters, relax in front of a group and become part of the theatre magic.

Camp Shakespeare, July 7-11

9 a.m.-4 p.m., ages: 13-17. Cost: $250

This fun and fast-paced workshop is designed for teens who are interested in actively exploring theatre through Shakespeare. Students will explore original practices as a means to unlock a keen understanding of the text. Rhythm, movement and voice will be utilized to bring Shakespeare’s exciting language to the stage. Students will learn interactive principals and techniques used during Elizabethan times and apply them to a modern setting.

Creative Dramatics, July 16-18

9 a.m.-4 p.m., ages: 5-6. Cost: $200

Children are never too young to discover the magic of theatre! We'll play games together, act out stories, sing, dance and do theatre arts and crafts. Children will learn how a book can be an adventure as they become a part of the story themselves.


SummerStage at NCShakes will challenge and inspire young actors as they develop their skills under the guidance of dedicated professionals.



Questions? Contact Outreach & Education Director Sherri Raeford at sherri.raeford@ncshakes.org or (336) 819-6328.

shakecamp SummerStage camps and workshops will take place on the NCShakes Spirit Center campus, located at 807 West Ward Avenue in High Point. Enjoying summer activities at a professional production facility will be a highlight of every young actor's camp experience.