FAMILY-FRIENDLY SUMMER SHOWS,
SUMMER CAMP OPTIONS AT THE
MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE AND ITS CONSERVATORY

April 26, 2017 – Springtime is here, and it’s time for family programming at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre!

The Theatre has entertainment options for the entire family from April through July. Students from the Theatre’s Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts will perform the musicals The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr. (April 29 and 30), West Side Story (May 12 and 13), Guys and Dolls (June 23 and 24), Godspell (July 1 and 2) and James and the Giant Peach, Jr. (July 28 and 29).

While performed by students, all productions will take place on the Theatre’s stage and will be complete with professional production values: sets, costumes, lights, a full orchestra and more.

First up is The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr., which follows Stanley as he folds his way around the world with his flat-tastic hijinks. Featuring students in grades 3 – 5, this fun-filled journey is based on the best-selling book series. Bring the little ones and come prepared to sing along!

Next up is West Side Story, the seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet that tells the story of young lovers caught between prejudice and warring street gangs. Featuring middle and high school students, this beloved American musical classic will warm hearts of all ages.

June brings the oddball romantic comedy Guys and Dolls, which features middle and high school students and follows gambler Nathan Detroit as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town. In July, students in grades 3 – 5 will tackle Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, Jr., the spectacular tale about a boy and his insect friends who take an amazing journey across the ocean.

And you won’t want to miss Godspell, the first major musical by three-time Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz that reminds us of the importance of kindness, tolerance and love. Performed by soon-to-be-graduates of the Theatre’s inaugural Professional Training Program, the musical tells of a troupe of actors that help Jesus Christ stage parables with games, storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comedic timing.

Tickets to all student shows are $20 for students and $25 for adults. For showtimes, tickets and more information, call (561) 575-2223 or visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Looking for vacation camp options for the kids this summer? Look no further than the Conservatory.

With a flexible schedule, budding young performers will participate in a broad range of theatre-related activities, including acting, dancing, singing, prop-making, improvisation, storytelling and more. Many of the summer camps conclude with unique themed showcase performances.

A great way to introduce young children to theatre, the Conservatory’s vacation camp offerings include the beloved Junior and Senior Conservatory summer camps (grades 3-5 and 6-12): the Senior Conservatory will take place June 5 – 23 (with campers who will perform Guys and Dolls), while the Junior Conservatory will take place July 10 – 28 (with campers will perform James and the Giant Peach, Jr.). Enrollment fees are all-inclusive, covering all costumes and performance-related costs.

Other camp options include a one-week LEGO®s Camp! for grades K-2 and a one-week Maltz Got Talent! Camp for grades 3-5 (both June 26 – 30); a three-day Improv and Comedy Camp! for grades K-2 and 3-5 and a three-day audition-only Dance Company Camp with Brian Andrews (all July 5 - 7); three sessions of one-week Dance Intensive Camps for grades 6-12 (June 26 – 30, July 10 – 14 and July 31 – August 4); a one-week Disney Frozen Camp! for grades K-2 and a one-week Repticon Camp! for grades 3-5 (both July 31 – August 4).

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

About the Conservatory
Drawing nearly 600 students per year, the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts is a premiere professional Conservatory that offers a challenging, innovative and quality theatre experience to students of all ages and abilities. In addition to a full schedule of classes, the Conservatory's hands-on workshops and master classes offer students an opportunity to learn first-hand from nationally known directors and Broadway performers, agents and local instructors. More than 25 percent of the Conservatory’s students receive scholarships. For more information about the Conservatory including a full schedule of classes, visit www.jupitertheatre.org/education.

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 100,000 people annually, serves a subscription base of more than 7,758 and has world-class classroom facilities in support of its 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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