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2019 SUMMER CAMPS

Take center stage! Our summer camps are for young theatre fans entering Kindergarten through Grade 12. Camps focus on developing performance abilities and encouraging a curiosity for theatre in a fun and supportive environment.

All courses are designed to build confidence, strengthen communication skills, develop imagination, and create a sense of community through collaboration. Click here for general information and answers to frequently asked questions.

All camps and classes are made possible by the Universal Orlando FoundationOrlando HealthDr. Phillips Charities, and the Martin Andersen – Gracia Andersen Foundation.


PRODUCTION CAMP

This performance-based program provides an opportunity for theatre enthusiasts to join together to perform on the Garden Theatre stage. This production camp is the perfect solution for the passionate performer who’s looking to stay happy (and busy) over the summer. No auditions necessary to participate!

The camp culminates in two performances for friends and family. The show will feature sets, costumes, lights, and sound with direction and choreography by theatre professionals

Aladdin, JR.

July 8 – August 3 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Grades 3 – 9 | Tuition: $650

Performances on August 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, and August 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm.

The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment!

Disney’s Aladdin JR. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within.

Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character.

With expanded characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new adaptation of the beloved story will open up “a whole new world” for your young performers!


ONE WEEK CAMPS

Introduce the young artists in your life to the world of theatre!

All camps culminate with a final short showcase for family and friends on the last day of the session.

A Milk Money Movie experience is included in most camps geared towards 1st and 2nd graders. Movie titles to be announced in April 2019.

WEEK 1: June 3 – 7

Practically Perfect: The World of Mary Poppins

Grades 1 – 2 | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $170

“Anything can happen if you let it.”  Let your imagination soar in the practically perfect world of Mary Poppins and her unforgettable friends.

Descendants: The Isle of The Lost

Grades 3 – 6 | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

The children of Disney villains have been released from the Isle of the Lost. What could go wrong? Uncover your own “rotten core” through music and scenes from Disney’s Descendants

Stranger Things: Jump into the Upside-Down

Grades 5 – 9 | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

Love scary stories? Jump into this ‘80s-inspired, monster-finding, mystery-solving camp based on the hit Netflix show Stranger Things. Through collaboration and imagination, you’ll create and perform stories worthy of the Upside-Down.


WEEK 2: June 10 – 14

Incredibles University

Grades 1 – 2 | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $170

Calling all Incredibles! Using the Disney/Pixar films The Incredibles and The Incredibles 2 as a guide, you’ll discover your own superhero strength through music, acting, and creative play.

This is Me: Journey to the Greatest Show

Grades 3 – 6 | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

“Look out ’cause here I come!” Take the stage with your favorite songs from the hit movie, The Greatest Showman. You’ll develop musical theatre skills and celebrate your own unique story right on the Garden stage!

Make ’em Laugh: The Art of Comedy

Grades 7 – 12 | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

From classics to SNL, laugh your way through a week of comedy! Through theatrical and movie scenes focusing on slapstick, farce, improv, and more, you’ll learn tricks to get audiences rolling in the aisles.


WEEK 3: June 17 – 21

Chillin’ Like a Villain

Grades 1 – 2 | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $170

Join Maleficent, Cruella, Gaston, Ursula, and others as you sing and dance to the music of the Disney villains. Don’t forget your cackle…or that poisoned apple!

Harry Potter: The Four Houses at Hogwarts

Grades 3 – 6  | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

Cast a spell! Use J.K. Rowling’s book series Harry Potter as the inspiration to create an unforgettable adventure! Immerse yourself in the wizarding world of Hogwarts while learning voice, movement, collaboration, and stage presence.

Broadway Boot Camp: Hamilton to Hammerstein

Grades 6 – 12 | June 17 – 21 | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

Don’t throw away your shot! From Rodgers and Hammerstein to Lin-Manuel Miranda, you’ll develop your skills and take the stage in this Broadway-inspired camp.


WEEK 4: June 24 – 28

Madagascar Mash Up: A Dreamworks Adventure

Grades 1 – 2 | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $170

Move Your Feet! Bring the colorful, hair-raising characters from Trolls, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar, and Shrek to life through creative stories, songs, crafts, and costumes that are inspired by the Dreamworks animated movies.

Broadway Showstoppers

Grades 3 – 6  | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

Sing and dance your way through Broadway’s most thrilling show-stopping hits!  In this fun and high-energy camp, you’ll learn performance techniques and skills to take you to the top! From beginners to advanced performers, this camp is for you!

Harry Potter: The Unwritten Chapter

Grades 7 – 12 | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

No portkey required! Jump into the shoes of author J.K. Rowling, and write the next original chapter in the hit series Harry Potter. Collaboration is key as you create your own storyline and bring the script to life at the Garden.


WEEK 5: July 8 – 12

Disney BFFs: Friend Like Me

Grades 1 – 3 | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $170

Make new friends during this week devoted to Disney’s greatest pals! Perform stories and songs about friendship, using the beloved songs from animated classics including Aladdin, Toy Story, The Jungle Book, and more!

The Sing-Off! The Greatest Showman vs. Pitch Perfect

Grades 4 – 8 | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

Join the ultimate sing-off and get your dance moves as perfect as your pitch. Using a song selection from The Greatest Showman and Pitch Perfect movies, this musical camp will benefit beginners to the most experienced of performers. 


WEEK 6: July 15 – 19

Disney’s Be Our Guest!

Grades 1 – 3 | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $170

Experience the musical world of Disney! Bring your favorite fairytale characters to life in this magical and musical class featuring theatre games, creative storytelling, songs, and movement.

KINDER DRAMA

Session I: Peppa Pig

Ages 4 – 5 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Tuition: $100

Join Peppa and her little brother George in fun adventures that teach us about friendship, cooperation, and sharing feelings. With loud snorts of laughter, students will explore movement, voice, and storytelling as well as arts and crafts.

Session 2: Pinkalicious and Peterrific

Ages 4 – 5 | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tuition: $100

Step into the sparkly world of Pinkalicious and her little brother Peterrific. Join their adventures and ignite your imagination to make every day a little extra-terrific!


WEEK 7: July 22 – 26

Seuss!

Grades 1 – 3 | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $170

Enter the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss! Using music, movement, and the actor’s toolbox, you’ll get to know old and new friends as you discover that a person’s a person no matter how small.

From Big Screen to Broadway: Anastasia, Mean Girls, Newsies and More

Grades 7 – 12 | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

Seize the Day! Perform the greatest Broadway hits based on popular movies! Challenge yourself as you perfect your musical theatre skills through the very best Broadway has to offer.


WEEK 8: July 29 – August 2

Disney’s Musical Heroes

Grades 1 – 2 | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $170

Join Moana, Rapunzel, Hercules, and others as you embrace your inner hero! This musical class will take you on a brave adventure as you explore vocal techniques, character movement, and fun dance moves.

Descendants: School of Secrets

Grades 3 – 6  | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

Ready to learn high energy scenes, songs, and dance numbers from Disney’s Descendants series? In this camp, be prepared to rock all-new ways to be W-I-C-K-E-D!


WEEK 9: August 5 – 9

Nickelodeon Mania

Grades 1 – 2 | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuition: $170

Embark on a fun-filled adventure to Bikini Bottom! You’ll develop memorable characters while exploring stories and songs inspired by Spongebob Squarepants, the hilarious movie The Adventures of Captain Underpants, and Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty!

Minecraft 3D

Grades 3 – 6    | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Tuition: $170

Builder’s Unite! Submerge yourself into a multiplayer world and create new adventures using your limitless imagination. You’ll develop heroic characters while exploring concepts such as voice, movement, and stage presence.


Extended Day

June 3 – August 9 from 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Garden Theatre also offers extended day programming for parents who need more schedule flexibility. The extended day runs from 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Extended day programming is supervised and may include crafts, movies, or games.

Rates: $65 per week. Tuition may not be prorated.