Summer 2024 info coming soon!
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.
Statement of Policies
CLICK HERE to download the Statement of Policies (Feb 2024).
Theatre Camp costs $225 per session. A sibling discount is available. Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp is eligible for the Youth Arts Access Fund.
Tuition includes one complementary ticket to Saturday’s performance and a video recording of the final show.
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.
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. Campers will receive their rehearsal schedule Monday afternoon following auditions, indicating what days and rehearsal blocks they will attend. Most campers will attend all 6 days of camp (including performance day). Attending a full day on Monday is mandatory.
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.
2023-2024 Academic Year
September 29, 2023 at 9:30am + 12pm: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
October 11, 2023 at 9:30am: Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1
March 26, 2024 at 9:30am + 12pm: The Jungle Book (Both shows SOLD OUT)
May 7, 2024 at 9:30am + 12pm: The Frog Prince (Both shows SOLD OUT)
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
CLICK HERE to download the School Show Policies + Procedures. Please read carefully! To register for tickets, follow the links below.
Click on the show title to access the reservation form for that event. Please complete a separate form for each performance you wish to attend. If seating is available, Box Office staff will reach out for payment once your request has been received.
Reservations have closed for the 2023/2024 school year.
Through sponsor support, tickets for School Shows are $4.00 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 will be assigned by group size by the Box Office. If your students require special seating, please indicate this on the reservation form.
Questions should be directed to Senior Patron Services Assistant, Emilienne Ouellette. Email: [email protected]