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Spring 2019 Important Dates

April 12th-14th - Madagascar JR Performances

April 15th - Jesse Wharton Afterschool Program Performance

April 19th-28th - Spring Break, Studio Closed

May 3rd - Greensboro Grasshoppers Performance - Madagascar JR!

May 9th - Summerfield Elementary Afterschool Learning Performance, 3:30pm

Mary 17th-19th - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Performances

May 27th - Memorial Day, Studio Closed

June 1st & 2nd - Stagelights Spring Cabaret Performances

July 12th - Greensboro Grasshoppers Performance - Wizard of Oz!

July 26th-28th - The Wizard of Oz Performances at Triad Stage

 

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Announcing our 2019 Summer Camps!

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Week 1 - The Jungle Book

June 10th-14th, 9am-2pm, Rising K-8th

$190

Come join us for our first week of camp, The Jungle Book!! Students will learn scenes, songs, and dances from the movie and musical, including “I Wanna Be Like You” and “Bear Necessities”. This camp will end with a Jungle Book performance at 1pm on Friday, June 14th.


Week 2 - Mary Poppins Returns

June 17th-21st, 9am-2pm, Rising K-8th

$190

This magical week will allow students to learn snippets from the new Disney movie, “Mary Poppins Returns”! We will recreate iconic scenes and songs from the film to be performed at 1pm on the last day of camp, Friday, June 21st.

 

Week 3 - Alice and the Beanstalk or Jack in Wonderland

June 24th-28th, 9am-2pm, Rising K-8th

$190

When two fairytale characters find themselves mixed up in each other’s stories, chaos ensues! Will they make it back to their own tales? Come enjoy our original play featuring fantastic characters such as Alice, the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter, Jack, the Giant, and more! A final performance of this mixed up fairytale will be given at 1pm on Friday, June 28th.


Weeks 4-6 - Stagelights Mainstage:

The Wizard of Oz


July 8th-28th, 9am-4pm, Ages 5-18

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You don't want to miss our annual Stagelights Mainstage camp, a three week camp featuring a full musical performance of The Wizard of Oz as well as a special performance at the Greensboro Grasshoppers game on Friday, July 12th! Reserve your spot early for this theater intensive that will be the highlight of your child’s summer!


Week 7 - Seuss!

August 5th-9th, 9am-2pm, Rising K-8th

$190

Explore the fun stories of Dr. Seuss, from “Horton Hears A Who” to “The Cat in the Hat” to “Green Eggs and Ham”! Students will have a blast speaking in rhyme while also learning select musical numbers from Seussical the Musical! A final performance will be given at 1pm on Friday, August 9th.


Week 8 - Disney Mashup

August 12th-16th, 9am-2pm, Rising K-8th

$190

Our final Summer 2019 camp week will mashup Disney characters from movies of all generations (both old and new) to create a thrilling adventure! Students will learn how to become different animals onstage, as well as how to portray both the hero and the villain. A final performance, featuring a slew of Disney songs and characters, will be given at 1pm on Friday, August 16th.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I register for camps?

A: Registration is done online via our Parent Portal. You can also call us at (336) 370-6337 or email us at stagelightstheaterco@gmail.com.

Q: What should my child bring to camp?

A: All students will need to pack a lunch, a water bottle, and a pencil. We highly encourage students to wear jazz shoes, although it’s not a requirement. They will not be allowed to wear street shoes on our dance floor, so socks or barefeet are an alternative. We provide a morning snack for students, although they are welcome to bring their own as well. Please have your students wear clothes they can easily move in throughout the day, with long hair pulled back.

Q: What will a typical camp day look like?

A: We usually start our morning with a warmup, such as acting games, body warmups, or vocal exercises. We then work on songs or scenes throughout the day, with breaks for snack and lunch. Your child may not be in absolutely every scene or song, but watching other students work is another great learning tool in theater!

Q: My child is not able to attend all of the camp week. Can we still participate?

A: Yes, if a student needs to miss a day of camp due to travel or another obligation, we will work around this commitment. Please let us know as early as possible so we can plan accordingly.

Q: Do you offer early drop off and late pickup?

A: Early drop off starts at 7:30am (regular drop off starts at 8:30am). For Mainstage, The Jungle Book, Mary Poppins Returns, and Alice and the Beanstalk or Jack in Wonderland, late pickup goes until 5:30pm. For our other week long camps, we are only able to offer late pickup if enough students request it, as this requires a staff member to be on site for an additional three hours. Please contact us if you will need these services.

Q: Do you offer any discounts or scholarships?

A: Yes! If your family is in need of a scholarship, please reach out to us so we can help your child attend camp. We never want money to be a hindrance to students who are interested in the performing arts! We also offer the following summer discounts:

  • ·         Register for one camp week, receive 10% off a second camp week
  • ·         Register for two camp weeks, receive 15% off a third camp week
  • ·         Register for Mainstage, receive 20% off all other camps
  • ·         Sibling discount – 10% off with one full paying student

Q: How do you decide what role my child will have in the show?

A: At Stagelights, we do not do formal theater auditions—rather, we assess the students when we first meet them to see what roles will help push them to be better performers! These assessments involve character movement and improvisation, learning a song and/or dance, and reading different parts from our script. We never force a student to sing a solo or speak a line if they are uncomfortable with doing so, but we encourage all students to participate!

Q: My child brought home her script, and she only has one line in the show. Is this all she will do the whole time?

A: No! At Stagelights, we are an ensemble based program, meaning we do not focus on just the “leads” or “main roles”. Our goal is to teach actors how to work as a team to put on a full production—often students will have multiple roles in a show, be involved in many songs, and may even act as an extra character in certain scenes. We promise your students will be amazed how much of the show they are in, no matter what role they are!

Q: Where will camp and the performances be held?

A: Unless otherwise noted, we usually do our final performances at the Congregational United Church of Christ. However, the other camp days are held at our Stagelights studio at 2307 W Cone Blvd, Suite 110, Greensboro NC 27408.