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April 15, 2023
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Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) will be offering many summer camp options for children this summer. Dance, sing, act, or be behind the scenes in one (or more) of these fantastic summer camps. Many of the camps are being held at ECTC in Grand Boulevard in Miramar Beach, but there are a few options in Seaside, Panama City and Defuniak Springs. Payment plans are always available. More information on the camps and registration is available at emeraldcoasttheatre.org/summer-camps.
The Mini Player Camps (Ages 5 – 7, rising Kindergarteners) are designed specifically for the youngest players. These camps focus on activities that allow students to explore acting, singing, and movement in an energetic, nurturing environment that fosters creativity and collaboration.
These one week camps are held Monday-Friday (with the exception of the Disney Dreams Camp which is Tuesday-Friday) from 9am-12pm with a final performance on the last day of camp. Tuition is $225. Mini Player Camps are held at ECTC in Grand boulevard.
May 30 – June 2 – Disney Dreams
June 5-9 – Adventures in Wonderland
June 12-16 – Willy Wonka
June 19-23 – Dr. Seuss
July 10-14 – Frozen Dreams
There are four Summer Camps for 2nd – 5th graders. Tuition varies depending on camp. Payment plans are always available.
Alice in Wonderland – Tuition $285 – June 5-9 (ECTC at Grand Boulevard), June 12-16 (Gulf Coast State College – Panama City), June 26-30 (Florida Chautauqua Theatre, Defuniak Springs)
Welcome to Wonderland where everything is curiouser and curiouser! All your favorite characters are here: Alice, White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, Mad Hatter and of course, the Queen of Hearts. This is a non-musical, fun-filled adventure down the rabbit hole with lots of fun parts for boys and girls!! Monday-Friday with final performance on the last Friday of camp at 2:00 PM.
Camp Showtime: Disney Dreams – Tuition $250. May 30 – June 2 (T-F – ECTC at Grand Boulevard) and July 10-14 (M-F – Seaside Neighborhood School)
Let the rhythm get you! Come act, sing, and dance your heart out to popular Broadway Disney show tunes as we learn simple choreography to some of the most popular musical numbers. We’ll also play theatre games and screen some classic musicals on film. Watch out parents—we’ll WOW you with a performance on the last day of camp!
Camp Showtime: Rock and Pop! – Tuition $250 – June 12-17 (M-F) Held at ECTC in Grand boulevard.
Let the rhythm get you! Come act, sing, and dance your heart out to popular rock and pop songs as we learn simple choreography. We’ll also play theatre games and work on our improv skills. Watch out parents—we’ll WOW you with a performance on the last day of camp!
101 Dalmatians – Tuition $575. June 19-30 – Held at ECTC in Grand boulevard.
Earn your ECTC spots as we bark out the story of 101 Dalmatians. Based on the classic animated film, “Disney’s 101 Dalmatians” is a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella de Vil, Disney’s most outrageous villain, and a cast of adorably spotted heroes. Everyone gets to sing, dance, and act on the big stage with lots of fun parts for boys and girls! Monday-Friday for two weeks (skipping Saturday and Sunday) with final performance on the last Friday of camp. Tuition $575. JUNE 19-30
There are five summer camp options for middle and high schoolers. Tuition varies depending on camp. Payment plans are always available.
Teen Cabaret Comedy LOL (Grades 6th – 12th) – Tuition $250 – May 30 – June 2 – Held at ECTC in Grand boulevard.
Laugh out loud this summer with Teen Cabaret Comedy LOL! Bring your very own comedy show to life with sketches, musical numbers, pantomimes, and more. This comedy camp has opportunities for singers and nonsingers as well as improv and sketch writing.
Teen Playwriting Camp (Grades 6th – 12th) – Tuition $250 – June 5-9 – Held at ECTC in Grand boulevard.
It all starts with a story- so tell your own with ECTC’s Playwriting Camp! Come and learn the basics of playwriting with ECTC this summer. From conflict and character development to phrasing and formatting—take charge and tell your own stories! Create interesting characters and interactions complete with dialogue and emotion. Learn how to build scenes from scratch through discussion and doing. Better bring a pencil!
Puffs: The Play (Grades 6th – 12th) – Tuition $575 – June 12-23 – Held at ECTC in Grand boulevard.
This clever and inventive play “never goes more than a minute without a laugh”. Adventure from the perspective of three potential heroes just trying to make it through a magic school that proves to be very dangerous for children. Alongside them are the Puffs, a group of well-meaning, loyal outsiders with a thing for badgers. Teen actors will play many roles while this epic journey takes the classic story to new places and reimagines what a boy wizard hero can be.
Film Camp (Grades 5th – 12th) – Tuition $285 – July 3-7 – Held at ECTC in Grand boulevard.
Students learn to write, direct, and act during the process of creating a one-minute film. This is a fun, fast-paced class for any aspiring filmmakers out there—or anyone who loves a good movie! The week ends with an Oscars-style ceremony and screening of everyone’s masterpieces.
Grease The Musical/Musical Theatre Intensive (Grades 6th – 12th) – Tuition $1,025 – July 10-30 – Held at ECTC in Grand boulevard.
You were born to hand jive baby! This show is packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and great parts for boys and girls. Just like grease lightning, this three week camp will stretch your students’ theatre skills and grow them as performers. With unforgettable masterclasses in acting, voice, makeup, and dance, students will have the opportunity to work with ECTC’s theatre professionals in this amazing two-act, full-length show!
A special thanks to ECTC’s Major Sponsors of the 2022-2023 season: Grand Blvd at Sandestin, St. Joe Community Foundation, Howard Group and the South Walton Tourist Development Council (Visit South Walton).
To make a tax-deductible donation, volunteer or learn more about Emerald Coast Theatre Company, call (850) 684-0323 and visit www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org. Engage with ECTC as well on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
ABOUT EMERALD COAST THEATRE COMPANY:
Emerald Coast Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) founded in 2012 by Nathanael Fisher, MFA, and his wife, Anna Fisher, MA. Based in Miramar Beach, Florida, ECTC’s mission is to enrich and entertain the Emerald Coast community through professional and educational theater. ECTC operates year-round with a two-fold mission to provide both educational and professional offerings to the Northwest Florida community. Educational programs include after school and home-school programs, Theatre for Young Audiences productions, field trip opportunities for local children, touring and staged productions, summer camps, workshops and classes. The professional theater efforts are focused on thought-provoking productions and collaborations, as well as acting and improv workshops and classes for adults.
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