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Theatre Summer Camps for Kids in Marin

Photo: 23 Elephants Theatre Company

If you have a young Shakespearean or budding Broadway musical star at home, why not hone their talents at one of the theatre camps being offered this summer in Marin. Here's a list of 2019 camps that have a focus on acting and musical theater in Marin County.

23 Elephants Theatre Company

Location: Larkspur
Ages: 8–20
Dates: June 24–July 20

From Winnie the Pooh to Rock ‘n’ Roll, with a little circus too! 23 Elephants is blowing up Summer 2019 with a diverse range of theatre opportunities for young people, ages 5 to 20! 23 Elephants cultivates a creative, challenging, fun-packed environment, with top notch teachers and directors. Join us! For more info, visit www.23elephants.org.

Acting Out at the Throck

Location: Mill Valley
Ages: K–9th Grade
Dates: June 24–August 2

This summer Throckmorton Youth Performers is offering two sessions of musical theatre summer camp based on Disney's The Lion King JR. and packed with acting, singing, dancing and a final series of productions on the mainstage. They will also be offering half-day camps such as Makeup & Masks, Best of Broadway and more! For more info, visit www.throckmortontheatre.org.

Katia & Company

Location: San Anselmo, Larkspur, Novato, San Rafael
Ages:  6-14 years
Dates: July 8–August 16

From auditions to performance, each camp offers the full theater experience in just one week! Daily schedule includes musical theater workshops, rehearsal, arts and crafts workshops and theater games. Parents and friends are invited to an informal performance at the end of the week. Summer productions include Mary Poppins, High School Musical, Disney's The Little Mermaid. For more info, visit  www.katiaandcompany.com/day-camp

Marin Shakespeare Company Summer Camps

Location: Novato, Ross, San Rafael
Ages: 4–18
Dates: June 17–August 16

Marin Shakespeare Company offers camps for kids ages 5 through 18 at locations throughout Marin. The youngest campers can enjoy learning Shakespeare's Stories at Forest Meadows Amphitheatre in San Rafael. Older kids ages participate in Young Company (ages 8–12) at Forest Meadows, San Ramon Elementary in Novato or Marin Art and Garden Center in Ross or Tennis/Drama (ages 8–14) at Forest Meadows and Marin Tennis Club in San Rafael. Teens can participate in a summer performance of Measure for Measure. For more info, visit www.marinshakespeare.org.

Marin Theatre Company Summer Camps

Location: Mill Valley
Ages: 5–18
Dates: June 10–August 2

Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley offers a variety of Creative Dramatics Camps for ages Pre-K through 12 grade. For Pre-K–Kindergarten, camps focus on social and artistic development through creative drama, improvisation, and theatre games. Performances will include: Dora's Adventures, Hope on the Magic School Bus and Musical Mayhem. For grades 1–3, camps use creative drama, improvisation, and devising techniques to explore each week’s theme while teaching basic acting skills. Some of the performance themes include Broadway Boot Camp and Mission Impossible. For grades 4–5, camp themes will include Musical Revue, Spy Camp, Survival Island Adventure and more. They are also offering a production camps for K–5 that includes Mother Goosed and Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka KIDS. Teen camp for grades 7–12 also runs a 4-week afternoon camp for teens to perform in a production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR and A Little Help. For more info, visit www.marintheatre.org.

Novato Theater Company

Location: Novato
Ages: 5+ and up
Dates: TBD

The Novato Theater Company offer a performing dramatics summer camp. Infomation will be coming soon. For more info, visit www.marintheatercompany.org.

NY Broadway Training Programs

Location: Dominican University of California. San Rafael
Ages: 7–15
Dates: July 29–August 9

Taught by New York Broadway professionals, these half-day and full-day camps offer an all-inclusive performaing arts experience. Camps include a Training Camp, with classes in dance, voice, musical theater, acting, and more and a Performance Camp, where campers put on a Broadway-style show. Daily snack provided, and there's a pizza party on the second Friday. For more info, visit www.MarissaJoyGanz.com/broadwaycamps

PAAM Summer Camps

Location: Mill Valley
Ages: 5+ and up
Dates: June 17–August 16

PAAM's theatre proformance camps in Mill Valley offer a new musical theme each week that results in the creation of a 20–30-minute musical performance. Some of this year's themes include: Disney's Frozen Jr., Disney's High School Musical, Annie, Return of Poppins and much more. Each camper receives a role, speaking lines, and a solo if desired. For more info, visit www.paamarin.com.

2019 Marin Summer Camp Guide