Summer Stage 2017

Summer Stage is here! Join us for 1, 2, or 3 weeks of collaborative, creative, FUN theater experiences for all ages. Enroll today!

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Grades 4k-k

  • HALF DAY, 1 Week Program

    Harold & the Purple Crayon

    Students entering Grades 4K - K / Tuition: $180

    Travel to new worlds and go on exciting adventures with nothing more than a purple crayon and your imagination! (MUST BE 4 YEARS OLD BY 6/1/17 TO ENROLL)

  • HALF DAY, 1 Week Program

    Pets on Parade!

    Students entering Grades 4K - K / Tuition: $180

    Ask yourself “What Pet Should I Get?” and discover why a “Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea” in this arts and literature based theater program! (MUST BE 4 YEARS OLD BY 6/1/17 TO ENROLL)

Grades 1-2

  • 1 Week Program

    Sing Out in Summer!

    Students entering Grades 1 – 2 / Tuition: $275

    Join us for a week of music, creativity, and more. Sing new songs, learn light choreography, and tell exciting stories. Work as a team, gain confidence, and use your imagination with CTM!

  • 1 Week Program

    Where the Sidewalk Ends

    Students entering Grades 1 – 2 / Tuition: $275

    Explore the hilarious poetry of Shel Silverstein and act out the stories for family and friends!

  • 1 Week Program

    Jump Into the Jungle

    Students entering Grades 1- 2 / Tuition: $275

    Join us on safari and tell the stories of your favorite jungle animals and characters!

  • 2 Week Program

    The Wacky World of Wonderland!

    Students entering Grades 1 – 3 / Tuition: $585

    Join us through the looking glass and down the rabbit hole to Wonderland! Inspired by great characters and timeless stories, this brand-new program will be a “curiouser and curiouser” exploration of art, music, movement, and creative play!

Grades 3-5

  • 2 Week Program

    Improv-a-Palooza

    Students entering Grades 5 - 9 / Tuition: $585

    Hilarity will ensue in this in-depth training program for improvisation, clowning, & comedy! In the style of Blue Man Group & Second City, these two weeks will be filled with physical acting, collaboration, skill building, and a dynamic final showcase: a comedy review written by you!

  • 1 Week Program

    The Madison Mystery Tour

    Students entering Grades 3- 5 / Tuition: $275

    Calling all detectives and gumshoes - we have a case for you to crack! Collect clues from downtown Madison, solve the mystery, and dramatize the conclusion for family and friends.

  • 1 Week Program

    A Dragon's Tale

    Students entering Grades 3 - 5 / Tuition: $275

    In a world of epic quests and dragon battles, become the hero of your own story! A dragon threatens the kingdom and you must work as an ensemble to defeat it.

  • 1 Week Program

    Out of This World

    Students entering Grades 3 - 5 / Tuition: $275

    Travel to outer space without ever leaving the room! The galaxy is waiting for you to discover new planets, turn into alien life forms, and explore the world of an astronaut.

  • 1 Week Program

    From Gore to Glamour: Makeup Design

    Students entering Grades 5 - 8 / Tuition: $335

    Discover the art and techniques of stage make-up! Students will apply new makeup designs each day and lead a tutorial for family and friends at the end of the week.

  • 3 Week Program

    Wizard of Oz (Young Performer's Edition)

    Students entering Grades 5 - 9 / Tuition: $760

    After a tornado sweeps Dorothy from her Kansas home, she and her new-found friends embark on a quest through the magical land of Oz to find heart, courage, brains, and most importantly, home.

  • 2 Week Program

    The Wacky World of Wonderland!

    Students entering Grades 1 – 3 / Tuition: $585

    Join us through the looking glass and down the rabbit hole to Wonderland! Inspired by great characters and timeless stories, this brand-new program will be a “curiouser and curiouser” exploration of art, music, movement, and creative play!

  • 3 Week Program

    Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.

    Students entering Grades 5 - 9 / Tuition: $760

    It’s the circle of life! Young Simba just can’t wait to be king! But when tragedy strikes and Simba flees his home, he must find the courage to return and take his place on Pride Rock.

  • 3 Week Program

    Shrek Jr.

    Students entering Grades 5 - 9 / Tuition: $760

    A group of fairytale misfits send an ogre named Shrek on a life-changing journey. With the help of his loyal friend Donkey and the feisty Princess Fiona, Shrek finds community and becomes an unlikely hero.

  • 2 Week Program

    Best of Broadway: Summer Edition

    Students entering Grades 4 - 6 / Tuition: $585

    Our most popular year-long theater class has made its way to summer! Sing and dance your way through classic and contemporary show tunes, expand your knowledge of Musical Theater, and perform a medley on the final day of class!

Grades 6-12

  • AUDITION ONLY - 3 Week Program

    SUMMER ACADEMY: Curtains (School Edition)

    Students entering Grade 9 - leaving Grade 12 / Tuition: $815

    Immerse yourself in three weeks of acting, movement, dance, and vocal training as well as musical theater history. Participate in daily workshops, seminars, and visits from guest artists as well as intensive rehearsals for a fully realized production of "Curtains."

  • 3 Week Program

    Robin Hood (a play)

    Students entering Grades 6 - 11 / Tuition: $760

    Robin Hood, the outlaw of Sherwood Forest, steals from the rich to feed the poor. When Maid Marian is forced to marry the wicked Prince John, it’s Robin and his merry band of followers to the rescue!

  • 2 Week Program

    Summer Shakespeare

    Students entering Grades 7 - 10 / Tuition: $600

    Back by popular demand! Train with classical theater professionals in acting, movement, and voice. Attend a performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the acclaimed American Players Theatre! Perform in a Shakespearean showcase at Overture Center.

  • 2 Week Program

    Improv-a-Palooza

    Students entering Grades 5 - 9 / Tuition: $585

    Hilarity will ensue in this in-depth training program for improvisation, clowning, & comedy! In the style of Blue Man Group & Second City, these two weeks will be filled with physical acting, collaboration, skill building, and a dynamic final showcase: a comedy review written by you!

  • 2 Week Program

    Divas of Disney!

    Students entering Grades 7 - 10 / Tuition: $585

    Bold, brash, and daring! Embody memorable Disney characters through an evening of cabaret performances. Focusing on acting through song, perform solo or small group numbers from an incredible selection of dramatic Disney tunes.

  • 1 Week Program

    From Gore to Glamour: Makeup Design

    Students entering Grades 5 - 8 / Tuition: $335

    Discover the art and techniques of stage make-up! Students will apply new makeup designs each day and lead a tutorial for family and friends at the end of the week.

  • 3 Week Program

    Wizard of Oz (Young Performer's Edition)

    Students entering Grades 5 - 9 / Tuition: $760

    After a tornado sweeps Dorothy from her Kansas home, she and her new-found friends embark on a quest through the magical land of Oz to find heart, courage, brains, and most importantly, home.

  • 3 Week Program

    Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.

    Students entering Grades 5 - 9 / Tuition: $760

    It’s the circle of life! Young Simba just can’t wait to be king! But when tragedy strikes and Simba flees his home, he must find the courage to return and take his place on Pride Rock.

  • 3 Week Program

    Shrek Jr.

    Students entering Grades 5 - 9 / Tuition: $760

    A group of fairytale misfits send an ogre named Shrek on a life-changing journey. With the help of his loyal friend Donkey and the feisty Princess Fiona, Shrek finds community and becomes an unlikely hero.

  • 2 Week Program

    Best of Broadway: Summer Edition

    Students entering Grades 4 - 6 / Tuition: $585

    Our most popular year-long theater class has made its way to summer! Sing and dance your way through classic and contemporary show tunes, expand your knowledge of Musical Theater, and perform a medley on the final day of class!

  • 3 Week Program

    Singin' in the Rain Jr.

    Students entering Grades 7 - 12 / Tuition: $760

    In this all-singing, all-dancing musical spectacular, silent film stars Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont must now talk and sing on screen for the first time. Large dance numbers and famous songs abound in this fun and fast paced show!