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2022 SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS!

SUMMER CAMP COVID-19 GUIDELINES:
  • Masks are recommended but not required to participate in an SYT camp.
AT THE SPARTANBURG YOUTH THEATRE, YOU'LL FIND:
  • A staff comprised of some of the finest theatre artists in the region.

  • Classes to inspire and engage every student, from the beginner to the advanced.

  • A welcoming environment that encourages each student no matter their skill level.

  • Whether you are an aspiring performer or designer or just want to build confidence and make new friends, the Spartanburg Youth Theatre is the place to be! Camps are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please remember to register early, as many of our camps fill up quickly.

 
TUITION
  • Tuition may be paid in full at the time of registration or through a payment plan set up automatically through CourseStorm. Payment plans are only available for camps over $100. You can choose the payment plan option at checkout when you register.

SCHOLARSHIPS
  • The scholarship application deadline has passed.

  • Scholarship applicants will be notified of their scholarship status no later than May 23, 2022 at the Parent/Guardian 1 email address listed in the application.

 

REGISTER EARLY AND GET A DISCOUNT!

  • Register before 12pm on Monday, May 23, 2022 and receive $20 off the cost of each camp.

  • Early registration discount does not apply to K4-K5 camps.

  • When registering online, you will be prompted to accept the Early Registration Discount at checkout.

 
CANCELLATION
  • If you cancel more 7 days before the first day of your camp, tuition less a $30 Camp Cancellation Fee will be refunded. If you cancel less than 7 days before the first day of your camp, only a refund or credit of 50% of the tuition cost will be issued.

  • Once camps have started, no refunds will be given.

 
ENROLL
  • Register online below, or call us at (864) 585-8278 for information and to enroll.

  • SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. You will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.


2022 Summer Theatre Camps

Summer camps begin the week of June 6-10,
and continue all summer through the week of August 1-5.

IMAGINATION & PLAY

 

Rising K4-K5
Monday to Friday | 9:00-11:00am

5 minimum | 8 maximum
Tuition $95

Our one-week camps for rising K4-K5 explore creative play, music and art, while learning acting and storytelling techniques. Classes at this age are intended to help ignite the imagination and encourage group play. There will not be a play or performance in classes for this age range, but rather a sharing of activities.

 

Mo Willems' Elephant & Piggie
June 6-10 | Rising K4-K5 | 9am-11am | 8 maximum | $95
Mo Willem’s beloved characters Elephant & Piggie are here to play this summer as they learn to fly, throw a ball, dance, and more!
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Where the Wild Things Are
June 27-July 1 | Rising K4-K5 | 9am-11am | 8 maximum | $95
Join Max as he sets sail to an island inhabited by the Wild Things, who name him king and have a wild time!
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Dragons Love Tacos
July 18-22 | Rising K4-K5 | 9am-11am | 8 maximum | $95
Do you know what dragons love? Tacos of course! Join the taco party of all taco parties with your favorite dragon friends from the New York Times bestselling book. Just don’t feed them spicy salsa!
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.

ACTOR-IN-TRAINING
Rising 1st-2nd
grade
Monday to Friday | 9am-12pm
5 minimum | 8 maximum
Tuition $150

Our one-week camps for 1st-2nd graders continue to develop teamwork, self-expression, and imagination, while introducing acting techniques and stage movement skills through a specific fun setting or theme. Classes at this age are intended to introduce young children to the concepts of theatre, and encourage group play. There will not be a play or performance in classes for this age range, but rather a sharing of activities.

Emoji Mania
June 13-17 | Rising 1st-2nd grade | 9am-12pm | 8 maximum | $150
Step away from the phone screen and BECOME the screen! Figure out what different emotions look like and how to show an audience how you feel in this wacky emoji-filled camp.
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Ahoy Mateys!
July 11-15 | Rising 1st-2nd grade | 9am-12pm | 8 maximum | $150
Argh matey! Set sail on an exciting and fun pirate ship to find lost treasure on the seven seas.
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Superheroes Unite
July 25-29 | Rising 1st-2nd grade | 9am-12pm | 8 maximum | $150
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a superhero! Create your own supergirl or suberboy complete with super-suit and extraordinary powers!
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.

 

TECHNIQUE & PERFORMANCE
Rising 3rd-6th
grade
Monday to Friday | Varying times depending on camp
5 minimum | 12-16 maximum
Tuition $165 to $225

Our one-week camps for rising 3rd-6th graders introduce theatre techniques for those who are curious, and provide intermediate-level performance camps for those who are ready for the next step of the theatre process. Some camps at this age range will include a performance showcase of skills learned during class, but students will not be performing a full production, except for the Totally Red camp.

Musical Theatre: Encanto & Moana - 2 SESSIONS OFFERED!
June 6-10 | 9:00am-12:30pm OR 1:30-5:00pm | 16 maximum | $165
Set in the style of a musical revue, students will learn introductory singing and dancing techniques through songs and choreography from the hit Disney films Encanto and Moana.
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Acting Foundations
June 6-10 | 1:30-5:00pm | 16 maximum | $165
Are you interested in acting but not quite sure where to start? We’ve got you covered! You will leave the week with a strong foundation in stage performance and a newfound sense of self-expression. 
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Adventures in Moviemaking
June 20-24 | 9am-5pm | 10 maximum | $225
You might be at home on the stage, but what happens when the camera starts rolling? This camp will cover basic techniques for screen acting, and provide you with your first starring role in your own movie that you will write and film!
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Totally Red
July 18-22 | 9am-5pm | 16 maximum | $225
Little Red Riding Hood gets a remix this summer! The story begins with a humorous version in storybook theatre style, then continues with different retellings of the story, told in multiple styles: melodrama, Elizabethan, '80s hip-hop, and avant-garde. The story of Little Red Riding Hood has never been more fun, or hilarious! This camp will end with a performance of the play Totally Red, complete with set, props and costumes!
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Musical Theatre: Annie & Newsies
August 1-5 | 9:00am-12:30pm | 16 maximum | $165
The sun will come out and seize the day! Set in the style of a musical revue, students will learn introductory singing and dancing techniques through songs and choreography from the hit musicals Annie and Newsies.
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Audition Prep: Musical Theatre
August 1-5 | 1:30-5pm | 16 maximum | $165
Get ready for your next musical audition! This summer is the perfect time to work on your craft and get audition ready. This camp will coach you on audition etiquette and help you pick out a song that is perfect for you!
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.

 

STORYBOOK LIVE! CAMPS
Rising 5th-12th grade

Monday to Friday | 9am-5pm
5 minimum | 11-12 maximum
Tuition $225

Our one-week Storybook Live! camps for rising 5th-12th graders provide a full-production performance opportunity for young actors. SYT premiered its virtual series Storybook Live! to rave reviews in the 2020-2021 season. In these camps, actors will film storybooks that will be sent to schools for the 2022-23 school year and included in SYT’s Storybook Live virtual library.

PLEASE NOTE: Students interested in a Storybook Live (rising 5th-12th grade) Production Camp should have relevant acting experience through a class/camp at SYT or elsewhere and/or previous stage experience. Please fill out the Storybook Live! (rising 5th-12th grade) pre-screen application by clicking HERE. A follow-up audition may be required based off the application. If you qualify, you will be emailed instructions to enroll online within one week of submitting your application.

The Day the Crayons Came Home
June 27-July 1 | 9am-5pm | Rising 5th-12th grade | 11 maximum | $225
**Application Required** - Fill out application HERE
For students with relevant acting experience through an SYT class/camp or elsewhere, this camp will film and produce the next storybook in SYT’s virtual series Storybook Live!
 
After the wild success of last summer’s Storybook Live! presentation of The Day the Crayons Quit, it’s time for the sequel! Actors in this camp will be in the cast for a Storybook Live! performance of the book The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt.
 
Having soothed the hurt feelings of one group of crayons who threatened to quit, Duncan now faces a whole new group of crayons asking to be rescued. Each and every crayon has a woeful tale to tell and a plea to be brought home to the crayon box!
Application required (use link above or below). If you qualify, you will be emailed instructions to enroll within one week of submitting your application. A follow-up audition may be required based off application.
APPLY HERE!
The Good Egg
July 25-29 | 9am-5pm | Rising 5th-12th grade | 12 maximum | $225
**Application Required** - Fill out application HERE
 
For students with relevant acting experience through an SYT class/camp or elsewhere, this camp will film and produce the next storybook in SYT’s virtual series Storybook Live! Actors in this camp will be in the cast for a Storybook Live! performance of the book The Good Egg by Jory John and Pete Oswald.
 
Meet the good egg. He’s a verrrrrry good egg indeed. But trying to be so good is hard when everyone else is plain ol’ rotten. As the other eggs in the dozen behave badly, the good egg starts to crack from all the pressure of feeling like he has to be perfect. So, he decides enough is enough! It’s time for him to make a change…!
Application required (use link above or below). If you qualify, you will be emailed instructions to enroll within one week of submitting your application. A follow-up audition may be required based off application.
APPLY HERE!

TEEN STUDIOS
Rising 7th-12th grade

Monday to Friday | 9am-12pm, 1:30-4:30pm or 9am-5pm
5 minimum | 10-16 maximum
Tuition $165 to $225

Our one-week camps for rising 7th-12th graders provide intermediate theatre training, as well as performance opportunities where the cast will put together a production in one-week!

TECHNIQUE TEEN STUDIOS
RISING 7th-12th
Laugh Out Loud: Improv Essentials
June 13-17 | 1:30-5pm | 16 maximum | $165
It will be difficult not to LOL in this fun and fast-paced camp! This camp will introduce you to the basics of improvisation and give you fun tips and tools to keep the laughs coming.
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Let’s Make a Movie!
July 11-15 | 9am-5pm | 10 maximum | $225
Lights! Camera! Action! This all-day camp will give you a crash course in the film industry, technique, and lingo. You will spend the week making your own movie that is sure to receive rave reviews!
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Audition Prep: Musical Theatre
August 1-5 | 1:30-5pm | 10 maximum | $165
Get ready for your next musical audition! This summer is the perfect time to work on your craft and get audition ready. This camp will coach you on audition etiquette and help you pick out a song that is perfect for you!
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
PERFORMANCE TEEN STUDIOS
RISING 7th-12th
Musical Theatre: Beetlejuice & Mean Girls
June 13-17 | 9:00am-12:30pm | 16 maximum | $165
Beetlejuice…Beetlejuice…Regina! This camp will give you an in-depth look at the techniques of singing, dancing, and acting used in musical theatre. The week finishes with a performance of songs from two of Broadway’s most popular musicals, Beetlejuice and Mean Girls.
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.
Laugh Out Loud: Sketch Comedy
August 1-5 | 9am-12:30pm | 10 maximum | $165
Join the ranks of comedic greats like Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, and Tina Fey in this camp where you will take a look at how to create fun characters and navigate through a scene without a script.
ENROLL HERE!
SYT is now using CourseStorm for online registration. After clicking link above, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll. After that you will be able to enroll easily for future camps, classes and workshops.

TEEN ADVANCED STUDIOS
Rising 10th-12th grade

Monday to Friday | 9am-5pm
5 minimum | 11 maximum
Tuition $225

Our one-week advanced teen studio camps for rising 10th-12th graders provide advanced theatre training, specializing in devised pieces that the campers will compose together, and performance of more mature theatre content (all age and language appropriate). 

Actor’s Studio Musical Theatre: Godspell
June 20-24 | 9am-5pm | 11 maximum | $225

 

**Application Required** - Fill out application HERE

For students with previous experience on stage, this camp will dive into advanced musical theatre techniques, culminating in a performance of the musical Godspell. Application required (see link above). If you qualify, you will be emailed instructions to enroll within one week of submitting your application. A follow-up audition may be required based off application.

Performances: There will be 3 public performances for this camp:

  • Fri, June 24 at 7pm

  • Sat June 25 at 2pm & 6pm

  • The performances will be ticketed and open to the public. Tickets will be on sale in advance through spartanburgyouththeatre.com. On sale date is TBD.

  • Each actor will receive 2 free tickets for their families to use

  • Tickets will be $8, general admission

 

Content Advisory: This camp is designed for students to be exposed to more mature content. While they will not be asked to do anything inappropriate (no language, graphic scenes, etc), the subject matter will be heavier than what you're used to seeing at SYT.

Registration deadline: Registration for this camp will close earlier than other camps, on Friday, May 27 at 12pm.

Rehearsals:

  • Actors will rehearse BEFORE the camp week. Rehearsals will be in the evening 2-4 nights per week during the weeks of June 6-10 and June 13-17, likely 5:30-8:30pm.

  • Conflicts will be allowed, however if actors cannot attend the majority of the nights during those weeks, it may affect their ability to participate in the camp.

  • A rehearsal schedule will be sent to students once registration has closed, the week of May 30-June 3. Please list conflicts on the application. We understand conflicts may arise after filling out the application. If accepted into the camp, please communicate any additional conflicts that may come up immediately.

APPLY HERE!
 
 
 
 
 
 
imagination never gets old.