Theatre Camps

SUMMER 2024
Robin Hood: July 29 – August 3
Gulliver’s Travels: August 5 – 10

Each year, Waterville Opera House partners with Missoula Children’s Theatre to offer week-long theatre camp sessions in the winter and summer. The week includes auditions and rehearsals which provide children in Grades 1-8 with the opportunity to learn about the theatrical process. Camp concludes on Saturday afternoon with a fully realized performance, including scenery, costumes, and props.

Policies + Procedures

Please review all camp policies carefully before registering.

Theatre Camp Policies – Summer 2024

Waterville Creates Camp Sick Policy

Cost

Theatre Camp costs $240 per session. A sibling discount of $25 is available. Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp is eligible for the Youth Arts Access Fund.

Tuition includes one complementary ticket to Saturday’s performance, a video recording of the final show, and a show-specific camper t-shirt.

Registration

Registrations for Summer 2024 go on sale Monday, March 18 at 11am.

To register, please contact the Ed Harris Box Office, 207.873.7000, daily 11am – 7pm.

The number of theatre camp spots are limited by age group and are first come first served. Camp tuition must be paid in full at the time of registration.

Camp Hours

Theatre camp consists of auditions on Monday morning (every camper gets a role), rehearsals throughout the week, and a full performance on Saturday.

Rehearsal times and attendance vary depending on roles.

Each weekday will consist of 2 rehearsal blocks. Attending a full day on Monday is mandatory. Campers will receive their rehearsal schedule Monday afternoon following auditions, indicating what  rehearsal blocks they will attend. Most campers will attend full days of camp. The littlest campers (usually grades 1-2) will attend only the morning sessions Tuesday-Friday.

Morning Drop Off: 9:30-9:45am
Mid-Day Pick Up: 12pm (1pm on Friday)
Afternoon Pick Up: 3-3:15pm

Tickets

The camp performance is open to the public and is on Saturday at 12pm. Each camper receives 1 complimentary ticket. Additional tickets may be purchased for $9 – $11.

Robin Hood: August 3, 2024 at 12pm

Gulliver’s Travels: August 10, 2024 at 12pm


School Shows

2024-2025 Academic Year School Shows

Romeo + Juliet: Wednesday, October 16, 2024 at 9:30am
Elephant + Piggie’s “We are in a Play!”: Monday, November 4, 2024 at 9:30am + 12pm
Once Upon a Time: Cinderella + Jack and the Beanstalk: Wednesday, March 5, 2025 at 9:30am + 12pm
Red Riding Hood: Thursday, April 3, 2025 at 9:30am + 12pm

During the academic year, the Waterville Opera House offers a selection of performances designed to meet the curricular, financial, and scheduling needs of area classrooms and homeschool groups. Spanning the topics of children’s literature, science, and history through plays and musical performances, these events are many students’ first opportunity to experience live performing arts. Each year, over 4,000 children participate in the Waterville Opera House School Shows program.

Policies + Procedures

2024/2025 Policies + Procedures  (click to download)
Please read carefully! To register for tickets, follow the links below.

Tickets

Through sponsor support, tickets for School Shows are $5.00 each. Tickets are available to schools and to homeschool groups. We require at least 1 chaperone for every 10 students. For every 10 paid student tickets, you may receive 1 complimentary chaperone ticket. Tickets must be reserved in advance. Tickets are not available for purchase on the day of the performance.

Seating

Seating will be assigned by group size by the Box Office. If your students require special seating, please indicate this on the reservation form.

Contact

Questions should be directed to Senior Patron Services Assistant, Emilienne Ouellette. Email: [email protected]

Thank You to Our 2024 Season Sponsors!