2013 Summer Theater Camp Press Release



Three-week long theater training program for
students entering grades 1-12
culminates in performances at MTC,
runs July 8-28, 2013

MILL VALLEY, CA— Enrollment is now open for Marin Theatre Company’s 2013 Summer Theater Camp for students entering grades 1-12 in the fall of 2013. The three-week full-day camp features morning training sessions with professional theater artists and afternoon rehearsals that culminate in three fully staged performances of either the musical Disney’s Aladdin or an original adaptation of Arabian Nights. The camp runs 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, July 8-25, 2013, at Marin Horizon School, 305 Montford Ave, Mill Valley, with performances July 26-28 at MTC, 397 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley.

Campers will be divided into groups by age. Groups A (grades 1-2) and B (grades 3-4) will rehearse and perform Disney’s Aladdin Kids, and groups C (grades 5-6) and D (grades 7 and up) will rehearse and perform Disney’s Aladdin Jr. These 30 and 60-minute musicals are stage adaptations of the 1992 Disney animated film. Group E (grades 7-12) will rehearse and perform an original adaptation of the Islamic Golden Age collection of Persian, Arabian and Indian folk tales Arabian Nights. Final performances are fully produced with costumes, lights and sets. Each group also takes developmental specific classes with professional theater artists in improvisation, clowning, costume design and crafts, singing, dance and movement, voice and text, Shakespeare, stage combat, playwriting and directing.

A popular summer program, MTC’s Summer Theater Camp regularly receives praise from participants – “This was the best experience of my life!” “This is the best camp ever!” – and parents – “My child loved the whole experience. It is such a positive theater camp. The productions are always impressive.”


Marin Theatre Company 2013 Summer Theater Camp

July 8-28, 2013

Camp schedule:
July 8-25, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (no extended care available), with an optional orientation on Monday, July 1, 7:00 p.m.

Performance schedule:
July 26-28, times vary, visit website for more information

Camp: Marin Horizon School | 305 Montford Avenue, Mill Valley

Performances and some rehearsals: Marin Theatre Company | 397 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley

Three-week full-day summer theater camp for students entering grades 1-12 in the fall. Campers are divided by age into five groups that attend morning theater classes and afternoon rehearsals together. The program culminates with three fully staged performances of Disney’s Aladdin Kids (Grades 1-4/musical, 30 minutes), Disney’s Aladdin Jr. (grades 5-12/musical, 60 minute version) and Arabian Nights (Grades 7-12/original adaptation, straight play, 60 minutes).

$1,200 per session | Full and partial scholarships are available.

marintheatre.org/summer-camp/ | (415) 388-5200, ext. 3310 | education@marintheatre.org

Founded in 1967, Marin Theatre Company is the Bay Area’s premier mid-sized theater and the leading professional theater in the North Bay. We produce a six-show season of provocative plays by passionate playwrights from the 20th century and today in our intimate 231-seat proscenium theater. We are committed to the development and production of new plays by American playwrights, with a comprehensive New Play Program that includes two nationally recognized annual playwriting awards, new play readings and workshops by the nation’s best emerging playwrights and a leadership position in the National New Play Network. Our numerous education programs serve more than 6,000 students each year.

Sasha Hnatkovich, Communications Director

(415) 388-5200, ext. 3313 | sasha@marintheatre.org

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