VACATION CAMPS AND MORE
AT THE MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE
PAUL AND SANDRA GOLDNER
CONSERVATORY OF PERFORMING ARTS

Junior and Senior Conservatory campers will present the full musicals
Hairspray and Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. onstage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre

January 28, 2015 – Where can you find spies, fairy tales, a water world and Dr. Seuss under one roof?

At the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s popular Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts camp programs, of course!

With a flexible schedule that includes optional pre-care and after-care, budding young performers ages 4 – 18 will participate in a broad range of theatre-related activities, including acting, dancing, singing, prop-making, improvisation, storytelling and more. Each summer camp concludes with a unique themed showcase performance.

The two largest camp shows will be performed on the Theatre’s stage: the Senior Conservatory’s Hairspray and the Junior Conservatory’s Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. The musicals will be performed compete with professional production values: sets, costumes, lights, a full orchestra and more. Enrollment fees are all-inclusive, covering all costumes and performance-related costs.

“Our vacation camps have something for everyone, from dance, magic and musical theatre to comedy,” said Julie Rowe, director of education for the Conservatory. “Our goal is to make sure that all of our students have fun, build confidence, express their creativity and have the opportunity to experience being part of a performance.”

A great way to introduce young children to theatre, the Conservatory’s vacation camp offerings include a five-day Safari! spring break camp (March 16 – 20), a one-day Improv spring break camp (March 23) and the beloved Junior and Senior Conservatory summer camps (grades 3-5 and 6-12). The Senior Conservatory will take place June 8 – 26 (with full performances of Hairspray on June 26 and 27), while the Junior Conservatory will take place July 6 – 24 (with a full performance of Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. on July 24 and 25).

Other camp options include a one-week Spy Camp for grades K-5 and a one-week Dr. Seuss Camp for Pre-K students age 4 and 5 (both June 29 – July 3); a one-week Water World Camp for grades K-5 (July 27 – 31); a one-week Once Upon a Time Camp for grades K-5 (August 3 – 7); and three sessions of two-week Dance Intensive Camps for grades 6-12 (June 29 – July 10, July 13 – 24 and July 27 – August 7).

Here’s a look at upcoming vacation camp offerings at the Conservatory:

March 16 – 20 – Safari! Spring Break Camp, grades K – 5
This spring break, explore acting while on safari! Students will explore acting, voice, and movement with a “Safari” theme, culminating in a showcase for family and friends on March 20 at 3 p.m. in the Conservatory. Classrooms will be broken into groups of K – 2 and 3 – 5. $210; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pre-care and after-care are also available.

March 23 – One-day Improv Day Camp, grades K – 5
Students in grades K – 5 will experience a fun-filled day of comedy and improvisation. Explore acting through the art of improv! Classrooms will be broken into groups of K – 2 and 3 – 5. $75; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

June 8 – 26 – Senior Conservatory, grades 6 – 12 – Hairspray
Students in grades 6 – 12 will rehearse and perform Hairspray on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre stage, directed and choreographed by guest artist Dennis Kenney (recently seen in the Theatre’s production of The King and I). The production camp includes three full weeks of instruction, rehearsals and costumes for both performances; all students will be a part of the production, with auditions held for placement only. Performances will take place June 26 – 27 at 7:30 p.m. $800; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with additional dance rehearsals held from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. as necessary; pre-care and after-care are also available.

June 29 – July 3 – Spy Camp!, grades K – 5
Students in grades K – 5 will explore acting, voice and movement with a “Spy!” theme, culminating in a showcase for family and friends on July 3 at 3 p.m. in the Conservatory. Explore acting with a super spy twist! Classrooms will be broken into groups of K – 2 and 3 – 5. $210; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pre-care and after-care are also available.

June 29 – July 3 – Seuss Camp, Pre-K students ages 4 – 5
Pre-K students (ages 4 and 5) will explore acting, voice, and movement with a “Seuss” theme, culminating in a showcase for family and friends on July 3 at noon in the Conservatory. Explore acting with a Seussical twist! $150; 9 a.m. to noon.

June 29 – July 10 – Dance Intensive Camp, grades 6-12 – Session I
Under the guidance of Broadway professional Brian Andrews, students in grades 6 – 12 will spend two weeks in a “dance intensive” camp, focusing on ballet, jazz, and tap. Each session will learn a different combination series. A showcase for family and friends will take place July 10 at 4:30 p.m. on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre stage.$420; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pre-care and after-care are also available.

July 6 – 24 - Junior Conservatory, grades 3 – 5 – Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.
Students in grades 3 – 5 will rehearse and perform Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre stage. The production camp includes three full weeks of instruction, rehearsals and costumes for performance; all students will be a part of the production, with auditions held for placement only. Performances will take place July 24 – 25 at 7:30 p.m. $800; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pre-care and after-care are also available.

July 13 – 24 – Dance Intensive Camp, grades 6-12 – Session II
Under the guidance of Broadway professional Brian Andrews, students in grades 6 – 12 will spend two weeks in a “dance intensive” camp, focusing on ballet, jazz, and tap. Each session will learn a different combination series. A showcase for family and friends will take place July 24 at 4:30 p.m. on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre stage.$420; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pre-care and after-care are also available.

July 27 – 31 – Water World Camp, grades K – 5
Students in grades K – 5 will explore acting, voice and movement with a “water world” theme. Classrooms will be broken into groups of K – 2 and 3 – 5, culminating in a showcase for family and friends on July 31 at 3 p.m. in the Conservatory. Explore acting in a wonderful water world! $210; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pre-care and after-care are also available.

July 27 – August 7 – Dance Intensive Camp, grades 6-12 – Session III
Under the guidance of Broadway professional Brian Andrews, students in grades 6 – 12 will spend two weeks in a “dance intensive” camp, focusing on ballet, jazz, and tap. Each session will learn a different combination series. A showcase for family and friends will take place August 7 at 4:30 p.m. on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre stage.$420; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pre-care and after-care are also available.

August 3 – 7 – Once Upon A Time Camp, grades K – 5
Students in grades K – 5 will explore acting, voice and movement with a “Once Upon A Time” theme, culminating in a showcase for family and friends on August 7 at 3 p.m. in the Conservatory. Classrooms will be broken into groups of K – 2 and 3 – 5. Explore acting while completing the phrase “Once upon a time…” $210; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pre-care and after-care are also available.

Registration is now open for the Conservatory’s vacation camp programs. Call 561-575-2672 for more information or visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

You also won’t want to miss the classic musicals Dr. Dolittle, Jr. and Sweet Charity in April and May, featuring students in the Conservatory’s signature Musical Theatre Production classes:

Dr. Dolittle, Jr. – April 25 – 26

Join the fun as the wacky Dr. Dolittle (who has the uncanny ability to talk to animals) trots, crawls and flies to the far corders of the world in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail – the oldest and wisest of all creatures on earth. Performed by students from the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, this charming tale of learning to talk to animals is perfect for the entire family! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. (Saturday) and 2 p.m. (Sunday). Tickets: Adults $25, Students $20. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Sweet Charity – May 15 – 16

Meet Charity, a girl whose world is Times Square and is populated by an eclectic group of charmers, cynics and ne’er do wells who laugh, cry, sing and dance their way through relationships set to the rhythm of New York City. Written by Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields, and Neil Simon, Sweet Charity includes such memorable songs as “Big Spender” and “If My Friends Could See Me Now.” Performed by students from the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, this musical is perfect for a spring night out. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Adults $25, Students $20. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

About the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
The not-for-profit Maltz Jupiter Theatre has become one of Florida’s preeminent professional theatres, committed to production and education through its collaborations with local and national artists. Currently the state’s largest award-winning regional theatre, the Theatre draws nearly 100,000 people annually, serves a subscription base of more than 7,626 and has world-class classroom facilities in support of its Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, which serves hundreds of youth and adults. The Theatre is a member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres and has earned numerous Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s highest honor for artistic excellence, including the prestigious Bill Von Maurer Award for Theatrical Excellence. For more information about the Theatre’s upcoming shows and Conservatory, visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call the box office at (561) 575-2223.   

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