Summer Theatre Intensives

Childsplay Summer Academy proudly offers a wide range of opportunities for teen and pre-teen theatre artists (ages 10-17). Each theatre intensive course focuses on a specific performance skills helping young theatre artists refine their acting techniques. These programs are great for an emerging theatre student ready to delve into focused theatre skill-building.


In addition to the classes, we have opportunities for teen interns to assist teaching artists in summer academy classes. Interning is a fun way to share theatre knowledge with younger learners. Interns may also earn credit towards a discount on classes.  Click here for more info

Times: 9:30-3:30pm

Tuition starts at: $230

Extended Care:

Childsplay offers extended care for students in full-day classes. 

MORNING Extended Care: 7:30am - 9:30am: $30/wk.
AFTERNOON Extended Care:  3:30pm - 6:00pm: $40/wk 
BOTH SESSIONS of Extended Care:  $60 per week



View All Classes Returning Student New Student SUMMER ACADEMY FAQ

Showstoppers: Musical Cabaret

5/26/2020 - 6/5/2020

A musical Theatre class, created and taught by Jon Gentry culminates in a cabaret performance. Choose vocal or dance concentration! (Ages 10-15)


Theatre Intensive: Choose Your Character

6/8/2020 - 6/12/2020

Your greatest "roll" yet. (Ages 10-15)


Theatre Intensive: Audition Technique

6/15/2020 - 6/19/2020

Learn how to put your best foot forward in an audition. (Ages 10-15)


Theatre Intensive: Stagecraft & Design

6/22/2020 - 6/26/2020

Discover how technical theatre designers contribute to the artistry of a production. (Ages 10-15)


Theatre Intensive: YouTube Starring YOU!

7/6/2020 - 7/10/2020

What kind of on-camera personality will YOU be? (Ages 10-15)


Performance Workshop: The Emerald Heist

7/13/2020 - 7/17/2020

Someone stole the Rockefeller Emerald. Who done it? (Ages 10-15)


Deconstruction Zone: Holes

7/20/2020 - 7/31/2020

An advanced performance class with Debra K. Stevens. (Ages 10-15)


Theatre Intensive: Stage Combat

7/27/2020 - 7/31/2020

Actors learn to make the fights on stage to look exciting and realistic (Ages 10-15)