CAMPS & INTENSIVES

Whether your student loves the spotlight or thrives in the camaraderie and creativity that theatre provides, we have a way for them to shine this summer! Explore our summer camps and intensives for students in grades 3-12 plus recent high school graduates.


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Arts Explore!

For students entering Grades 3-5

Session 1: June 13-17 • 9am-12pm

Session 2: June 13-17 • 1pm-4pm

Join us for a week filled with imagination and confidence building! Campers will work together to act, sing, and dance while learning to collaborate with fellow campers and express their creativity. On the final day, family and friends are invited to catch a glimpse of campers sharing what they learned throughout the week.

Camp Fee: $150

$50 non-refundable deposit is due with registration. Registration closes and final payments due in full May 23, 2022. Need-based scholarship opportunities available.

Register for Morning or Afternoon Session


Camp Collaborate

For students entering Grades 6-8

June 6-10 • 9am-4pm

Youth shine onstage while creating original mini-musicals inspired by popular Broadway musicals. Our teaching artists lead daily classes in acting, movement, and music while guiding students through the fun-filled collaborative process of making a musical. The week culminates in a showcase performance featuring campers’ inspired creations.

Camp Fee: $250

$50 non-refundable deposit is due with registration. Registration closes and final payments due in full May 16, 2022. Need-based scholarship opportunities available.

Registration for Camp Collaborate is currently full. To join the waitlist, please click the button below.


Story Lab

For students entering Grades 9-12

June 20-24 • 10am-4pm • Special public performance Friday afternoon

Speak Out! Make Some NOISE! Teens collaborate with peers to create performances around themes and ideas that are important to them. Teaching artists will guide teens through a process of self-discovery to create and express stories through art forms like storytelling, acting, movement, poetry, and music. The week culminates in a performance where teens share what they have created.

No prior experience in the arts necessary, just a willingness to explore and discover with a community of peers

Camp Fee: $250

$50 non-refundable deposit is due with registration. Registration closes and final payments due in full May 31, 2022. Need-based scholarship opportunities available.


Musical Theatre Intensive

For students entering Grades 9-12 or recent graduates

June 27-July 1 • 10am-4pm

Sing! Dance! Act! Musical theatre performers are triple threats that can do all three. Join us for a week of intensive training where students will collaborate with their peers while honing their craft individually. Our teaching artists will inspire future performers, build confidence, and provide foundational training for those considering auditioning for college theatre programs or pursuing careers in musical theatre. The week will also include special guest workshops led by professionals from around the country.

This session is by application only. An application with submission materials is required to be accepted to the program.

Fee: $300

Applications deadline has been extended to Friday, May 27, 2022. Students will be notified of acceptance by Friday, June 3, 2022, and will be able to make payments once their application is accepted.  Final payments are due by June 10, 2022. Need-based scholarship opportunities available.

NOTE: The following submission materials are required to complete this application.  Please have these materials prepared to include with your application PRIOR to filling out the form as you cannot save your work and go back to add things later:

  • Headshot or photo of yourself
  • Performance and/or experience resume
  • Essay of no more than 400 words that answers the following questions: Why do you want to be a part of this intensive program?  What do you hope to learn or takeaway from the program?  What has your experience in the performing arts meant to you thus far in your life?  Or if you do not have a tremendous amount of experience yet, what do you hope to gain from being a part of this program?

Technical and Design Theatre Intensive

For students entering Grades 9-12 or recent graduates

June 27-July 1 • 10am-4pm

The Orpheum’s Technical and Design Theatre Intensive (TDTI) is a week-long program focusing on what goes on behind the scenes in costumes, lighting, scenery, sound, stage management, hair and makeup, and more!  The program is designed for students with some prior knowledge or experience in one or more of these areas or for someone who is deeply passionate about backstage production work.  Participants will explore the collaborative process for designers and technicians and work together to create a final group project.

This session is by application only. An application with submission materials is required to be accepted to the program.

Fee: $300

Applications deadline has been extended to Friday, May 27, 2022. Students will be notified of acceptance by Friday, June 3, 2022, and will be able to make payments once their application is accepted.  Final payments are due by June 10, 2022. Need-based scholarship opportunities available.

NOTE: The following submission materials are required to complete this application.  Please have these materials prepared to include with your application PRIOR to filling out the form as you cannot save your work and go back to add things later:

  • Headshot or photo of yourself
  • Performance and/or experience resume
  • Essay of no more than 400 words that answers the following questions: Why do you want to be a part of this intensive program?  What do you hope to learn or takeaway from the program?  What has your experience in the performing arts meant to you thus far in your life?  Or if you do not have a tremendous amount of experience yet, what do you hope to gain from being a part of this program?

The Orpheum Theatre Group's summer camps will be following our COVID policies and protocols as well as other procedures specific to camp health and safety. To learn more about our general policies, visit orpheum-memphis.com/covid. Detailed information about camp COVID safety will be sent to all registrants as soon as possible.


Have questions? Email education@orpheum-memphis.com

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