Full house: Summer theatre camps abound in Louisville [Theater]

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With summer just around the corner, there’s no better time than the present to figure out what to do with your offspring while you labor at the daily grind. Fortunately for your artistic youngsters, the Louisville area is replete with camps to fit their dramatic tendencies.
 
Drama camp culminating in a full scale performance
Ages 8-12
Cost: $325 for a three-week session from 10:00am-2:00pm
 
Camp dates based on age of child; children will work in acting, singing and dancing
Grades K-6
Cost: Varies from $347-$385 for two-week camp. Member discount.
 
Several camps to choose from, including a one-day Camp Pinkalicious for 5-6 yr olds
Musical Theatre Camps for ages 7-16 (campers are divided into age groups) 
Cost: $175 for one week camp (daily, 9:00-3:00)
 
Teaches youngsters to be puppeteers and incorporate drama techniques
Ages 5-12 
Cost: $125 for half day (5/6 yr olds 9:00-1:00) $200 for full day (9:00-4:00)
 
Camps range in length from one to seven weeks, introducing campers to theatre through Shakespeare
Ages 4-18 in various programs
Cost: varies from $200-$650
 
Campers will develop acting skills as well as life skills. Older students will explore improv and playwriting as well.
Ages 5-14
Cost: $150 per week (discount for siblings).  Ages 5-8 9:00am-1:00pm; ages 9-14 1:00pm-4:00pm
 
Full-day specialized training in acting, voice, movement and character. 
Grades 9-12
Cost: $300 for one week 
 
Image: Courtesy Derby Dinner Playhouse