When school is out, Encore is in! While school is on a short vacation, Encore will take its students on a vacation of lifetime–into literary destinations! New this season, Encore is pleased to offer mini-camps for students in Kindergarten – 5th grade on days when Arlington Public Schools are closed.
Spring Break Camp
“Greetings from The Best of Broadway!” Travel with Encore as we will explore the exciting music, movement, and madness of Broadway Musicals! Each day will focus on a new Broadway hit! With props, costume pieces, and imagination, students in grades K-5 will bring your favorite Broadway musicals to life! Students will also enjoy theatre games, crafts, and activities. We’ll be sure to send a postcard! Enrollment is a la carte. Choose to sign up for one day, or the entire week!
Join us this summer for an exciting theatre adventure! Our summer camps provide a fun and safe environment for children to explore theatre arts.
It’s Elementary: A Little Theatre for Big Imaginations
Teaching Artists will channel the energy and imagination of our young campers through story drama and character creation. Students will explore their creativity through movement, crafts, and theatre games during this two-week camp. Students ages 6 and up will experiment with scripted drama. Each session will feature a unique theme and final performance. Staff to participant ratio 1:7.
Scenes for Tweens & Teens: An Exciting, High-Impact Drama Program
Back by popular demand! Our two-week summer camp for ages 8-13 emphasizes creativity, teamwork, and fun. Students will develop their acting skills through character study, improvisation, and movement. Each session will conclude with a final performance for family and friends. Staff to student ratio 1:8.
Stage Door A Three-Week Theatre Conservatory
Campers at Stage Door will create a fully-staged production of Willy Wonka, Jr!
In this three-week, conservatory-style program, students will engage in a variety of workshops including dance, vocal technique, physical comedy, and stage combat. Students will also have the chance to learn basic elements of technical theatre as they prepare for their production. Each day will include acting, singing, and dance rehearsals, and each student will be challenged as an actor and gain valuable stage experience. Staff to student ratio 1:6. Ages 11-15.
Interested in developing your technical theatre skills? Here’s your chance to get backstage with Willy Wonka, Jr.!
Students will explore scenic design, costuming, props, stage management, and more at this two-week camp experience. Campers will also have the chance to engage in exciting theatrical workshops including stage combat, makeup design, and improv. Runs in conjunction with Encore’s Stage Door camp. Staff to student ratio 1:6. Ages 11-15.