CT Experience: LIVE!

Welcome to CT Experience: Live!

Theatre. Socially distanced. Small Groups. LIVE and in person. 

Currently open for registration:

  • Weeks 5-6: July 20-July 31

We know that the world is different now. We also know that kids need creativity, social interaction and to be active with their bodies and minds as well as FUN. Introducing... CT Experience: LIVE! These are small, in-person classes designed to inspire, challenge, and teach your student while remaining safe. Part camp, part class, pure FUN! Learn more about our social distance precautions here.

CT Experience: LIVE:

  • Learn to work together as a group
  • Stretch creativity and imagination
  • Lots of individual coaching and practice
  • Build confidence and stage presence
  • Fun theme days
  • Short 1-week commitment
  • Held outdoors under tents weather permitting
  • Perfect for beginning or advanced students
  • Limited to ten students per class
  • Learn from professional theatrical teachers
  • Discover & perfect theatre basics
  • Fun theatre games
  • Harness developing both your physicality and vocal  characteristics
  • Focus & discipline
  • Acting & creating characters
  • Make new friends

Note: Due to current social distancing guidelines, we will not be able to present a final performance. However, we will be sending video content to parents at the week's conclusion.

  • Week 5: July 20-24
  • Week 6: July 27-31

Prices: Kdg-Rising 5th $125 per class, Rising 5th-Completed Senior $175 per class

 

Grades/PricesClasses
Rising Kdg-Rising 2nd Grade$125

Rising Kdg-2nd Graders Class Descriptions Summer 2020

Week 4: Act & Move: Frozen Forever July 13- July 17, 9:00 am-10:30 am

Week 4: Act & Move: Under the Sea: Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo & Moana July 13- July 17, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Week 5: Act & Move: Christmas in July: Elf, Rudolph & More July 20- July 24, 9:00 am-10:30 am

Week 5: Creative Dramatics: 101 Dalmatians July 20- July 24, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Week 6: Act & Move: Peter Pan July 27- July 31, 9:00 am-10:30 am

Week 6: Act & Move: Frozen Forever July 27- July 31, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Rising 2nd Graders-Rising 5th Graders $125

Rising 2nd-Rising 5th Graders Summer 2020 Class Descriptions

Week 4: Comedic Commercials & Making Movies July 13- July 17, 9:30 am-11:00 am

Week 4: Magic & Circus + Physical Comedy & Clowning July 13- July 17, 10:00 am-11:30 am

Week 4: Acting & Dancing: Disney's Descendants July 13- July 17, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Week 5: High School Musical July 20- July 24, 9:30 am-11:00 am

Week 5: Theatre Games and Improv July 20- July 24, 10:00 am-11:30 am

Week 5: Under the Sea: Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo & Moana July 20- July 24, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Week 6: Acting: The World of Pixar July 27- July 31, 9:30 am-11:00 am

Week 6: Acting: Explore the Magic Treehouse Series July 27- July 31, 10:00 am-11:30 am

Week 6: Act & Move: The Muppets July 27- July 31, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Rising 5th-Rising Freshmen $175

Rising 5th Graders-Rising Freshmen Class Descriptions 2020

Week 4: Acting Starkid Style: Spoofs and Parodies July 13- July 17, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Week 4: Monty Python and Spamalot July 13- July 17, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm

Week 4: Hamildance: Dance Hamilton Style July 13- July 17, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Week 5: Acting: Shrek July 20- July 24, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Week 5: Magic and Muggles: The World of Harry Potter July 20- July 24, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm

Week 6: Explore Improv July 27- July 31, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Rising Freshmen-Completed Seniors $175

Rising Freshman-Completed Seniors Class Descriptions 2020

Week 4: Acting Starkid Style: Spoofs and Parodies July 13- July 17, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Week 4: Monty Python and Spamalot July 13- July 17, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm

Week 4: Hamildance: Dance Hamilton Style July 13- July 17, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Week 5: The Works of David Ives July 20- July 24, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

Week 5: Improv Form and Function July 20- July 24, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Week 6: Dystopian Theatre: 1984, War of the Worlds, and More July 27- July 31, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

 

Important Things:

  • Groups are of 10 students max
  • Siblings should be registered together- we recommend placing the older sibling with the younger one

We do our very best to keep parents and caregivers informed and up to date! Here are some ways we stay in touch:

  • Email. We will be sending regular emails throughout the session. We use constant contact, an email server. Please make sure cd@theatrewesternsprings.com is on your SAFE list as otherwise, it may go to spam.
  • Remind App. If you would like text reminders sent to your phone, Click here
  • FB Page. Follow our FB page for reminders and fun behind the scenes pics!
  • Instagram. Ok... more fun than info, but another great place for pics!
  • Students will be sent an instruction/procedure video prior to camp. Students and parents/guardians should watch together.
  • There will be a virtual parent meeting offered at 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm the Sunday prior to the start of the week.
  • Students should bring minimal personal items with them.
  • Week 1: June 22-26
  • Week 2: June 29-July 3
  • Week 3: July 6-10
  • Week 4: July 13-17
  • Week 5: July 20-24
  • Week 6: July 27-31

Prices: Kdg-Rising 5th $125 per class, Rising 5th-Completed Senior $175 per class

  • Due to the incredibly limited number of participants in these classes, no refunds after registration with exception of cancellation or illness.
  • In the event of student/family member illness of any type, the camper will withdraw and receive a pro-rated refund.
  • In the event CTWS cancels for any reason, students will receive a full or prorated refund.
  • Face mask with students name on it (cloth preferred)
  • Minimal personal items
  • Disposable water bottle
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Gym Shoes (or close-toed shoes) No flip-flops.
  • Sunscreen pre-applied
  • Hat or sunglasses (optional)
  • Cell phones must remain in a bag or left at home
  • Excitement for fun!
  • Please inform us of all allergies and medical needs prior to camp.
  • Emergency medication (such as epi-pen or inhaler) may be left with our camp coordinator. Please place it in a zip-lock bag and label it with your child's name.
  • There is no nurse on staff, but teachers are trained in basic First Aid & CPR.
  • Once enrolled, please email us your approved list of pick ups for your child (including family members/parents)
  • Due to social distancing, only staff and students will be allowed in the building.
  • Parents will pull up to their assigned drop off/pick up space.
  • Students and parents remain in the car until the camp coordinator asks student to exit the car.
  • Students go directly to their classroom/outdoor space.
  • Upon pick up, the parent/caregiver should place student(s) name in the passenger window. They will remain in the car.
  • Camp coordinator will check driver's license and pick up list at a social distance. NOTE: anyone picking up students must provide photo ID daily. 
  • Student will be sent up from classroom/outdoor space and enter car.
  • The process will be repeated until all 10 students are picked up.
  • If you want your student to walk/bike home, they must be age 11 by 5/1/2020 and you must provide emailed permission. 

We have some fun theme days! There are optional but a BLAST!

Week 1:

  • Mon: Pirate Day
  • Tues: Tropical Day
  • Wed: Back to the Future Day
  • Thurs: Ugly shoes Day
  • Fri: Pixar vs Disney Day

Week 2:

  • Mon: Patriotic Day
  • Tues: Something smelly day
  • Wed: Backwards Day
  • Thurs: Avengers vs Justice League Day
  • Fri: Dress Like a Musical Character Day

Week 3:

  • Mon: Crazy Hair Day
  • Tues: Sports Teams Day
  • Wed: Old People or Baby Day
  • Thurs: Rock Star Day
  • Fri: Recycled Day

Week 4:

  • Tues: Holiday Day
  • Wed: Pirate Day
  • Thurs: Safari Day
  • Fri: Mismatched Day

Camps are staffed by qualified theatre teachers and high school interns. Every adult is put through an application, interview and background check process. Our teachers have years of training and higher-level education in the arts or education, experience working with children, personal performing credits, and experience with theatrical productions.

Because of social distancing, our staff will be reduced this summer. The staff includes:

  • Camp Coordinator
  • One teacher per class
  • One student teaching aide for 5th grade and under per class
  • Office staff member available on site

Got a question not answered here? Feel free to email us at ctws@theatrewesternsprings.com or call 708-246-4043.