Classes

Childsplay Summer Theatre Acadedemy 2017

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Register by March 1st to pay last year's prices!


Classes begin May 22nd and continue through July 28th. 


Childsplay offers extended care, before and after classes, for students ages 6 and up. You may select which session(s) you would like to purchase on registration calendar.


MORNING SESSION:  7:30am - 9:30am:  $25/wk.; AFTERNOON SESSION:  3:30pm - 6:00pm:  $35/wk.; BOTH SESSIONS:  $50 per week


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Tales from Around the World

5/22/2017 - 5/26/2017

Stories Take Us Around the World (Ages 4-6)

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Sea Sagas: How Far You'll Go

5/22/2017 - 5/26/2017

Sail beyond familiar shores on a daring voyage through open ocean. (ages 6-9)

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Exploring the Extraordinary

5/22/2017 - 5/26/2017

The wonderfully weird, curiously creepy and fabulously fantastical stories of Neil Gaiman and Shaun Tan inspire this class.(Ages 8-12)

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Musical Theatre Marathon: Broadway Bound

5/22/2017 - 5/26/2017

Learn a short popular musical that celebrates honor and the fighting spirit. (ages 8-15)

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Theatre Intensive: Acting on Camera

5/22/2017 - 5/26/2017

Explore the acting techniques required for on camera performance with professional stage and screen actor, Jeff Deglow (ages 10-15)

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Myths and Sagas

5/30/2017 - 6/2/2017

Ancient Greek and Nordic myths form the background for this dramatic adventure to defeat monsters and outwit the meddling gods. (ages 8-12)

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Super Scientists

5/30/2017 - 6/2/2017

oin Ada Twist scientist, Iggy Peck Architect and Rosie Revere Engineer as they search to find answers for the world's mysteries. (ages 4-6)

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Magic Schoolbus: Fabulous Field Trips

5/30/2017 - 6/2/2017

It may be summer but for Ms. Frizzle's class the adventures continue. (ages 6-9)

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Play Production: No Body to Murder

5/30/2017 - 6/16/2017

Fill the Tempe Center for the Arts with storms of laughter and perform the silly mystery saga of No Body to Murder! (ages 8-14)

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Musical Theatre: Footloose

6/5/2017 - 6/23/2017

Bring this explosive movie musical, set to the rockin' rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score, to the stage! (ages 10-15)

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Frozen Fables

6/5/2017 - 6/9/2017

Beat the heat in frozen land of Arendelle! (ages 4-6)

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Hogwarts Summer School NEWts

6/5/2017 - 6/9/2017

Enroll in Hogwarts and improve your budding wizardry skills in this adventure using the magic of drama. (ages 6-9)

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Hogwarts Summer School OWLs

6/5/2017 - 6/9/2017

Advance your wizardry skills through the magic of drama! (ages 8-12)

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Musical Theatre Marathon: Tinseltown

6/5/2017 - 6/9/2017

The glow of the silver screen captures imaginations and inspire flights of fancy in this revue of Hollywood musicals. (ages 8-15)

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Stagecraft and Design: Footloose

6/5/2017 - 6/23/2017

Design and create the theatrical magic for this rockin' explosive musical.(ages 12-17)

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Oh I wish... Magic Treehouse Adventures

6/12/2017 - 6/16/2017

Through improvisation and story drama, we'll journey to all the wonderful places a magic tree house can take us! (ages 6-9)

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If you give a mouse a cookie...

6/12/2017 - 6/16/2017

What happens when you give a mouse a cookie? They request a class of milk, of course! (ages 4-6)

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Curious World of Roald Dahl

6/12/2017 - 6/16/2017

Use body, voice and imagination to develop you own brilliantly bizarre personalities fit for place in the delightful Dahl universe. (Ages 8-12)

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Deconstruction Zone: The Arrival

6/12/2017 - 6/23/2017

Delve into the graphic novel The Arrival through improvisation, conversation, and creative writing. Participants will craft and perform original material inspired by this graphic novel. (ages 12-17)

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Musical Theatre Marathon: Disney's Peter Pan, Jr

6/12/2017 - 6/16/2017

Fly away with Peter Pan and Wendy to Neverland, a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! (ages 8-15)

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Dinosaur Disco

6/19/2017 - 6/23/2017

Dinosaurs have taken over the disco to show off their zaniest dance moves!!!(ages 4-6)

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Sensational Sleuths

6/19/2017 - 6/23/2017

Find clues to solve the mystery!(ages 6-9)

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Mystery Dinner Theatre

6/19/2017 - 6/23/2017

In the darkness you hear a bang... then a scream... and then chaos! But what really happened? (Ages 8-12)

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Musical Theatre Marathon: Cross Country Cruise

6/19/2017 - 6/23/2017

Life is a highway, so get ready to ride it in this musical theatre exploration of the USA!(ages 8-15)

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Cosmic Quest

6/26/2017 - 6/30/2017

Blast off into outer space on an adventure that is out of this world! (ages 4-6)

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Stellar Cyborgs

6/26/2017 - 7/28/2017

Reimagine your favorite futuristic tales and poplulate worlds with a cyborg of your own creation. (Ages 6-9)

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Play Production: Shakespeare's Macbeth

6/26/2017 - 7/21/2017

Bring Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of ambition, betrayal and power to the stage at the Tempe Center for the Arts. (ages 12-17)

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Musical Theatre Marathon: STEAM: The Musical!

6/26/2017 - 6/30/2017

The Science Club enlists the help of the Drama Club to perform their experiments in a musical mash-up of science and art! (ages 8-15)

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Stagecraft and Design: Macbeth

6/26/2017 - 7/21/2017

Bring Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of ambition and betrayal to life through designing, constructing and implementing technical theatre elements for the production. (ages 12-17)

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Theatre Intensive: Dance Choreography

6/26/2017 - 6/30/2017

This class is your key to understanding the fundamentals of choreography and the steps to creating your own work. Taught by Molly Lajoie (ages 10-15)

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Musical Theatre: Annie, Jr.

7/10/2017 - 7/28/2017

Join little orphan Annie on her journey out of a cruel orphanage and into the family of her dreams in this heartwarming musical. (ages 8-12)

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Boogie Bugs

7/10/2017 - 7/14/2017

When your small the adventures just get bigger! (ages 4-6)

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Magical Menagerie

7/10/2017 - 7/14/2017

Mythical monsters abound in this dramatic adventure. (Ages 6-9)

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Galaxy Far Far Away

7/10/2017 - 7/14/2017

Pursue your destiny and fight with the Rebels or join the Dark Side! (Ages 8-12)

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Musical Theatre Marathon: Sound of Music

7/10/2017 - 7/14/2017

The hills are alive with The Sound of Music, this timeless story and dazzling score are sure to become a few of your favorite things! (ages 8-15)

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Showstoppers: Musical Cabaret

7/10/2017 - 7/21/2017

New Musical Theatre class, created and taught by Jon Gentry and Jodie Weiss, will culminate in a cabaret performance. (ages 8-14)

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Theatre Intensive: Stage Combat

7/10/2017 - 7/14/2017

En Garde! Learn how to make stage fights that are exciting, realistic, and safe. With Keath Hall (ages 10-15)

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Animal Friends/ Amigos Animales

7/17/2017 - 7/21/2017

The only thing more fun than dramatic play, is learning a new language while we play! (Ages 4-6)

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Triple Threat, Jr.

7/17/2017 - 7/21/2017

Ready to sing and dance? (Ages 6-9)

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Digitized Drama

7/17/2017 - 7/21/2017

The world of video games leaps off the screen and into a theatre class! (ages 8-12)

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

7/17/2017 - 7/21/2017

Look away if you can from the lamentable talke of the Beaudelaire orphans. (Ages 8-12)

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Musical Theatre Marathon: Pitched Perfect

7/17/2017 - 7/21/2017

Sing and dance to the legit beats of today’s pop superstars! (ages 8-15)

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Rat-a-tat POW

7/24/2017 - 7/28/2017

Make some noise, in a class exploring rhyme, rhythm, and sound! (Ages 4-6)

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Inside Out: Dual Language Spanish/English

7/24/2017 - 7/28/2017

"The Emotions;" Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness, attempt to navigate life's upheavals. (ages 6-9)

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Rhythmic Rhymes: Hip-Hop Dance and Drama

7/24/2017 - 7/28/2017

Artist from Be Kind People Project partner with Childsplay to craft a high-energy class exploring dance and storytelling. (Ages 8-12)

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Musical Theatre Marathon:Orphan's Unite

7/24/2017 - 7/28/2017

A mashup of the characters and songs from Annie and Oliver, with the spirit of Les Miserables, will make this one show you don’t want to miss!(ages 8-15)

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Theatre Intensive: Improvisation

7/24/2017 - 7/28/2017

This class explores the games, techniques, and concepts of improvisational theatre in a fun, supportive environment.(ages 10-15)

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