SUMMER REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
THE JUNGLE BOOK
Deep in the heart of the Indian Jungle, Bagheera discovers a Man-Cub. Only the wolves Akela and Raksha may save his life and raise him as their own. Bagheera teaches the boy all he knows about the Jungle. Baloo the lovable bear befriends Mowgli and saves him from the fearsome grasp of Kaa, the Python, and the wild Monkey-People. But who can save him from Shere Kahn, the Great Tiger? All experiences welcome, no auditions necessary.
COTTAGE GROVE GRADES: 2-5 WHEN: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm June 19-23 SHOWS: Friday June 23 at 6pm & Saturday July 24 at 2pm
SOUTH ST. PAUL GRADES: 3-8 WHEN: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm July 10-14. SHOWS: Friday July 14 at 3pm & 5pm
The story and friendships that we all know and love. All the enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.” All experiences welcome, no auditions necessary.
GRADES: 6-12 WHEN: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm July 17-28 SHOWS: Friday July 28 at 6pm & Saturday July 29 at 2pm
PRE COLLEGE PROGRAM MOTHER COURAGE
Join Locally Grown Theatre and learn what is needed to get into a college theatre program such as building resumes, audition tips, and exploring different programs. Then explore and perform the shows every college student learns about. This program is for those who want to continue their theatre career after high school or for those who are wanting to take on more mature and challenging roles.
“Mother Courage” is the most well known play in the Brechtian style. First produced in 1941 the story follows the fortunes of Anna Fierling, nicknamed Mother Courage, a wily canteen woman with the Swedish Army, who is determined to make her living from the war. Over the course of the play, she loses all three of her children, Schweizerkas, Eilif, and Kattrin, to the very war from which she tried to profit. Auditions are required. GRADES: 9-12 (including those who have just recently graduated). WHEN: Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm August 7-18 SHOWS:Friday August 18 at 7pm & Saturday August 19 at 2pm AUDITIONS: June 8th and 9th, 6:30-8:30 – prepare 1-2 minute monologue
MAGIC & MONSTERS: CREATIVE PLAY
Be introduced to theatre by using your imagination to explore the world of fairies, warlocks, giants, werewolves and other mythical creatures. In this camp, students will learn theatre games, create visual art, and foster their creativity. There will be a small family show and tell on the last day of camp. GRADES: K-2 WHEN: Monday- Friday 9:00-3:00pm August 14-18
Summer High School Internship
Job Title: Theater Camp Counselor Intern
Reports to: Camp Director and Education Director
We are searching for a highly passionate and enthusiastic individual to take on the role of a Camp Counselor Intern for our Summer Theatre Camps. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day organization and execution of camp activities and programming while serving as a positive role model and mentor to campers.
This internship is designed for high school students who have a strong interest in performing arts, theater, and education. The camp counselor intern will work closely with the camp director and staff to ensure a fun and educational experience for all campers while cultivating their respective skills and passions.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Assist with the organization and planning of daily activities, games, and programs.
- Supervise and mentor campers throughout their entire camp experience including check in, check out, meals, activities, and free time.
- Follow and enforce all camp policies and procedures.
- Maintain clear communication with camp director and staff regarding daily logistics and challenges.
- Participate in staff meetings and training sessions.
- Attend and participate in all scheduled camp activities and events
- Provide positive feedback and constructive criticism to campers to facilitate their growth.
- Must be currently enrolled in high school, and have experience in theater or performing arts.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including communication, teamwork, and collaboration with others.
- Strong leadership skills and ability to work well in a team environment.
- Positive attitude, responsible, dependable, and punctual
This internship is is expected to run during the summer months when the camp is in session. Each intern will work at least one elementry age camp. Interns will gain valuable professional experience working in a dynamic and fun environment while strengthening their leadership and communication skills. Additionally, camp counselor interns will have the opportunity to learn from experienced performers, educators, and industry professionals.
Internship stipend is $200 per week
Applications Due by May 1st.
“This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.”