Youth Programs 2021-2022
“Making Your Stars Shine a little Brighter”

Tidewater Players’ Youth Programs Summer Camps provide an opportunity for children to experience activities that inspire, enrich, and enlighten their lives through the celebration of live theater in a safe and positive environment.

 

2021 Summer Camps

 

Please select from the theater summer camp programs below for more information.

Tidewater Juniors TBA 2022 (ages 5-12)

Tidewater Teens TBA 2022 (ages 13-18)

 

 

 

*NEW PROGRAMING ANNOUNCEMENT*

Youth Programs Season

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER Jr.

November 27-December 4

Script Adaptation by Robert Penola

Music and Lyrics by Johnny Marks

Based on the animated television special “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (adapted from a story by Robert L. May and the song by Johnny Marks) and the stage production directed and conceived by Jeff Frank and First Stage with scenic/puppet by Brandon Kirkham.

Tidewater Players’ marks the return of our Youth Programs with a perennial family favorite—the brand new stage adaptation of the Rankin & Bass 1964 stop-action television classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer comes to life on stage! All the classic Christmas music you’ve loved like “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”, “Holly Jolly Christmas”, and Silver and Gold”. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer features all of your favorite characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius, Clarice, the Island of Misfit Toys, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, and, of course, Rudolph. Relive your childhood or expose a youngster to the ultimate Christmas story about the value of acceptance and being yourself! Order early, we expect this family show to sell quickly!

Tidewater Player’s School of Performing Arts and Dance

Starting this fall of 2021 we will return to our youth program classes.
Our classes for students, ages 5-18, focus on creating a strong foundation, for a lasting career in performance and dance.

Classes being offered this fall of 2021

Imagination Theater (ages 5-8)

Students will join a teaching artist in exploring a new story each class (or series of classes). They will do warm-up activities, read the story, and act it out as a class. Classes will also incorporate music and movement as possible.

Musical Theater 101 – (Ages 9-12)

During this class, students will cultivate valuable life skills, including teamwork, memorization and self-discipline. They will also learn about the business side of musical theatre, and what it takes to put on a show from backyards to Broadway.

Each month the class will focus on a particular show. They will discuss different aspects of the show including composer(s), actors, style, overall success, and how it affected musical theatre as a whole. They will learn a group number from each show, with the goal of creating a full length review, or showcase.

Musical Theater 102 (Ages 13-18)

During this class, students will cultivate valuable life skills, including teamwork, memorization and self-discipline. They will also learn about the business side of musical theatre, and what it takes to put on a show from backyards to Broadway.

Each month the class will focus on a particular shows or numbers. They will discuss different aspects of the show including composer(s), actors, style, overall success, and how it affected musical theatre as a whole. They will learn a group number from each show, with the goal of creating a full length review, or showcase.

Master Dance Classes- (Taught by professionals from the Ballet Theatre of Maryland

TO BE ANNOUNCED 5/30/21

Return for registration July 2021