Youth Summer Theatre Camp

Show Biz Kidz“Summertime” 2019

WOH Youth Summer Theatre Camp is an annual program designed to be an introduction to theatre performance for area youth with or without previous training or experience.  Students spend 4 weeks studying musical theatre technique including, singing, dancing, voice projection, characterization, theatre terminology, and theatre etiquette and professionalism. Students will develop performance skills and will be given an equal opportunity to shine on stage. The camp will culminate with performances of a “Summertime”, a Broadway -style musical revue featuring songs such as “Here Comes the Sun,” “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” and “Walking on Sunshine.”

For students who have completed kindergarten -18years


Camp runs June 24 – July 21 (No class July 4)


Dress Rehearsals: July 15-19, 9:00-12:00


Performances: July 19 at 7:00 and July 20 & 21 at 2:00
(All performances and dress rehearsals mandatory)


Show Biz Kidz 2019 Registration Form


Registration begins Jan. 7, 2019 Register early. Classes fill fast.


Register at WOH ANNEX:
530-650-8203 / 520 Court St

Office Hours – M-TH: 3:00-7:00

Show Biz Kidz  Junior Group

Completed kindergarten through age 7

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30-12:30*
*9:00-12:00 July 15-19 for dress rehearsals

Tuition: $185

Show Biz Kidz  Morning Group

Ages 8-10

Monday – Friday 9:00-12:00

Tuition: $335

Show Biz Kidz  Afternoon Group

Ages 11-18

Monday – Friday 12:30-3:30*

*9:00-12:00 July 15-19 for  dress rehearsals

Tuition: $335



Dancing for the Stage: Combo Class (Ages 9-15)


A great introduction to a variety of dance techniques that are frequently used onstage and in musical theatre! Dancers will learn and build on the basics of jazz, tap, and musical theatre while learning fun choreography and working on stage presence!


June 10-July 17
Monday & Wednesday, 4:00-4:55
Tuition: $108
Instructor: Ryan Everitt

Dance Choreography


This course will focus on Dance Composition, or Choreography. Students will have the opportunity to create small dance studies as a soloist, as a duet, and for a group. We will look specifically at the elements of dance including body, space, energy and time and how they can affect a dance composition. In addition, we will learn dance warm-ups based in an athletic style of modern dance and view videos of professional dance. This class is about collaborating, experimenting, creating, discovering and enjoying movement!


Ages 12-17*

(*11 year olds with previous dance experience may participate with instructor approval)


Fridays, 4:00-5:30

June 14-August 16 (No class July12 or 26).

Instructor: Ashlie Kirby
Tuition: $85

Parent & Me Ballet Workshop


Parent & Me ballet class will focus on rhythm, coordination, and basic ballet positions. Great for students who want to take ballet but are not quite ready for class on their own. 
Ages 3-4        Fridays, 10:00-10:45     June 14-July 19
Tuition: $70      Instructor: Crystal Rea

Happy Feet

This workshop introduces young dancers to the fun and rhythm of tap. Students will be taught basics while building coordination, developing rhythm, all while having a blast!

Ages 3-5: Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:00-4:45 June 17-July 17 Tuition: $99

Ages 6-8: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00-5:45  June 17-July 17 Tuition: $99


Just Dance!

Participants will explore the joy of dance and movement to fun, upbeat music. Participants will have fun learning to use their own bodies and explore space, rhythm, music and mood through activities, steps and routines.


Ages 3-5: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00-2:45 June 18-July 18 (No class July 4) Tuition: $89

Ages 6-8: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00-3:45 June 18-July 18 (No class July 4) Tuition: $89



Make believe! Summer Pre-ballet Workshop (Ages 3-4)


Plies, Positions, Perfection! Come stretch your muscles and your imagination by learning ballet basics! Students will be introduced to the basics of movement, musicality, and ballet technique in a fun environment that fosters growth and development of their personal strengths.

Instructor: Anna Walton    
June-July Session:  Mondays, 2:00-2:45, June 10-July 15    Tuition: $65

July/August Session: Tuesdays: 3:00-3:45, July 30-August 27    Tuition: $55

Beginning Ballet Workshop

Students will be introduced to the basics of movement, musicality, and ballet technique in a fun environment that fosters growth and development of their personal strengths.
Instructor: Anna Walton
Ages 5-8

June-July Session:  Mondays 1:00-1:55, June 10-July 15  Tuition: $65

July-August Session: Tuesdays: 4:00-4:55, July 30-August 27  Tuition: $55

Ages 9+

June-July Session:  Mondays, 3:00-3:55, June 12-July 17  Tuition: $65
July-August Session:
Wednesdays: 4:00-4:55, July 25-August 29   Tuition: $55

Summer Continuing Ballet

This class is for dancers who want to continue to improve their technique through the summer. Pointe is included in the class time, but students do not need to be en pointe to participate. This is a great opportunity to build strength, and sharpen skills. This is not a beginner class. This is a class open to students who are currently in Orange, Teal, Peach, Vermillion, and Red, or with teacher approval.

Monday-Thursday      4:00-5:30         Instructor: Crystal Rea            Tuition: $170

Session 1: June 24-July 18  (No Class 7/4)
Session 2: July 22- August 15

Returning Ballet Workshop


Summer break doesn’t have to mean a break from dancing. Join us this summer to keep your ballet muscles strong and your muscle memory stronger! Students must have previous ballet experience to join this workshop.

Ages 3-4

June-July Session:  Wednesdays, 2:00-2:45 June 12-July 17  Tuition: $65

July-August Session: Wednesdays: 2:00-2:45 , July 31-August 28 Tuition: $55

Ages 5-8

June-July Session:  Wednesdays – 1:00-1:55, June 12-July 17 Tuition: $65

July-August Session: Wednesdays: 3:00-3:55, July 31-August 28 Tuition: $55

Ages 9+

June-July Session:  Wednesdays, 3:00-3:55 June 12-July 17 Tuition: $65

July-August Session: Wednesdays: 4:00-4:55, July 31-August 29 Tuition: $55

Beginning Youth Tap

This tap workshop is geared towards the beginning tapper. Each class will start off with a warm up to get your feet moving, then across the floor basics, and end by putting it together within a combination.

Ages 8+    Tuesdays, 5:00-5:55  July 30-August 27

Tuition: $55  Instructor: Staci Arriaga 

Beginning Youth Jazz

This jazz workshop is geared towards the beginner. Each class will start off with a warm up to get your feet moving, then across the floor basics, and end by putting it together within a combination.

Ages 8+   Tuesdays, 4:00-4:55  July 30-August 27

 Tuition: $55  Instructor: Staci Arriaga

Acting, Voice, Music & More!

Youth Playwriting Workshop (Ages 10+)


Perfect for young playwrights, actors, and other creative kids! Learn the basics of how a play is made—from dialog to stage directions—and brought alive onstage. If you’re a kid who loves to write, this workshop will help you explore the fundamentals of playwriting: plot development, dramatic action, and interesting dialog. If you’re a kid who loves the theater, this workshop will help you understand plays from the very beginning: the script! And if you’re a kid who loves to write AND loves the theater, then what are you waiting for? You were meant to be a playwright!


Saturdays, 10:00-10:55
June 8-July 20
Instructor: P. Joshua Laskey
Tuition: $75



Whether you are new to theater or an experienced performer, this class is guaranteed to be a blast! Explore character study, vocal control, improvisation, music and movement through exercises, scenes, and theater games. This class will provide a dynamic environment for students to focus on creativity while building skills and confidence for the stage. This workshop is ideal for the aspiring actor and for students looking for a fun introduction to the joy and magic of theater! Parent open house during the final class.


Ages 8-12
June 10-14, 3:00-3:55
Tuition: $49
Instructor: Bailey Robinson-Burmester

Broadway Youth Workshop


Explore the world of acting and musical theatre through dance and vocal exercises and theatre games! Students will develop vocal, acting and dance skills while working on material from an assortment of exciting musical theater shows.

Ages 9-15

June 10-July 17
Monday & Wednesday, 5:00-5:55
Tuition: $108
Instructor: Ryan Everitt

Literacy through Creative Movement

Come move and play while laying the foundations for literacy in your young child! In each class we will read a children’s book and then use characters and elements within the book to inspire our movement and dance making! Students will build both their spoken and movement vocabulary as they improve locomotor skills and enhance spatial awareness in a fun and creative setting.


Ages 4-5

Fridays, 3:00-3:45

June 14-August 16 (no class July 12 or 26)

Instructor: Ashlie Kirby

Tuition: $85

Actor’s Boot Camp–ABC!!!!

Come flex your theater muscles! Play improv games, participate in scene work, and give your imagination a serious workout while you build confidence and mad acting skills!  ABC will test and build your awesome acting skills in the intensive, but super-duper delightful one week boot camp!   


Ages 10-16                  June 17-20                   Monday-Thursday                              1:00-3:00

Instructor: Caryn Stapp         
Tuition: $85

Broadway Babies


An introduction to the joy of musical theatre! Students will sing and dance to Musical Theatre favorites while working on vocal and dance techniques.

Ages 3-5      June 24-July 10
Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15
Instructor: Erin Bruni
Tuition: $60

Broadway Kids (Ages 6-8)


Develop your skills as a vocalist and dancer while working on numbers from popular Broadway musicals.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00-9:45       June 25-July 11 (no class July 4)

Tuition: $50     Instructor: Erin Bruni

Beginning Group Voice

This class will be group instruction in the basics of singing.  Students will learn useful vocal warm ups, proper posture, breathing, and safe vocal technique in a group environment.  Students will improve their vocal ability through group exercises and songs, prepare several audition ready 16-32 bar cuts for future auditions, and participate in a short performance at the end of the final class for parents and friends.


Ages: 7-13      Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30-1:30

June 25-July 11 (No Class 7/4)

Tuition: $55         Instructor: Joshua Wheeler

Tunes with Toddlers


Toddlers and parents/care givers join together to make music using instruments, singing, movement, and finger play songs to support social skills and pre-academics such as colors, numbers, shapes, and letters.  This group will offer interactive learning through song and movement.  All abilities welcome.

June-July Session: 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17
Ages 1-5
Wednesday 4:00-4:45
Tuition: $48


August Session:  8/7, 8/14, 8/21, 8/28

Ages 1-5
Wednesday 4:00-4:45
Tuition: $32

Fun with Art Workshop

This workshop is an art class for students who want to have fun while developing their drawing, painting and crafting skills. Each class will involve 2-3 fun projects that the student can take home at the end of class. Students with any amount of experience are welcome. Modifications will be available for students of varying levels and ages.


Ages 7-12
Monday & Wednesdays
June 17-July 17

Tuition: $20 per week, or $90 for entire session

Instructor: Ella Rose

Musical Theater – Sing, Act, Dance!


This class is perfect for any student who wants to learn more about Musical Theater. We will cover everything it takes to be a triple threat (a strong singer, actor and dancer) through exercises and in class performance opportunities. We will learn basic dance terminology and learn exercise and routines that will help us improve skills. We will spend time improving our acting talents through exercises, scene study and readings. We will focus on being more confident singers and learn basic music terminology.  We will help prepare you for your next audition and work on combating stage fright. We will explore the history of theater and learn about the great artists who have shaped Broadway and those who are currently on stage, writing and designing the shows we all want to see.


Ages 11-16
Monday, 4:00-4:55
July 29-August 26

Tuition: $55

Instructor: Jeff Teague


Hamilton Dance Workshop


Come improve your dance skills and have lots of fun as we learn choreography inspired by the music from the smash hit musical Hamilton. Classes will include warm ups, barre work, cross the floor exercises and dance routines. We will focus on improving flexibility, balance, dance terminology and choreography memorization as well as experimenting with the different dance styles used in Hamilton.


July 29-August 26

Tuition: $55
Instructor: Jeff Teague

Youth Session (Ages 10-14): Monday, 5:00-5:55
Adult Session (Ages 15-Adult): Monday, 6:00-6:55