Mon, May 30|
SMU & The Playground Acting Program
The Playground Acting Summer Camp
Join us for our 8-week acting summer camp! On-Screen Acting, Musical Theatre, Improv, and tons of opportunities to perform. For ages 6-16.
Time & Location
May 30, 2022, 9:00 AM – Jul 29, 2022, 4:00 PM
SMU & The Playground Acting Program , 6116 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
About the Event
Eight Week Acting Summer Camp- for ages 6-16.
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 am-4:00 pm.
Week One- Make Them Laugh- Participate in comedy improv games similar to the show Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Week of May 30th-June 3rd
Week Two- Lights, Camera, Action Commercial Acting- Learn techniques behind commercial acting and record your very own commercial!
Week of June 6th-June 10th
Week Three- Ready For The Big Screen? Learn On-Screen Acting techniques meant for TV & Film.
Week of June 13th- June 17th
Week Four- Triple Threat Musical Theater - Sing, Dance, and Act in a Musical Theatre Number performance.
Week of June 20th-June 24th
Week Five-Story Builders Behind The Scenes - Playwriting and Directing - Learn how to build a story through playwriting, directing, and managing other actors.
Week of June 26th- July 1st
Week Six- Versatile Voices Voice Over Acting- Learn the techniques behind voiceovers in commercials and cartoons.
Week of July 11th- July 15th
Week Seven- Playgrounds Got Talent - Juggling, magic, dancing, singing, hula hooping, or telling jokes? What's your talent? Participate in The Playground Acting Programs' very own Talent Show.
Week of July 18th-22nd
Week Eight- 24-Hour Show- We cast, rehearse, and perform a show within 24 hours! It's Epic.
Week of July 25th-29th
Location: Our camp is located on SMU's campus. We will send out drop-off information before the first day of camp.
Students must bring their lunch. We will offer a catered Friday Lunch for purchase each week.
W1- Make them Laugh
Improv & Comedy. Learn from a guest Improv Artist, attend a hilarious Improv Class similar to the show "Who's Line is it Anyway" and perform in a live Improv Show! MWF | May 30th-June 3rd | 9:00am-4:00pm
W2- Lights, Camera, Action
This week is all about the art of Commercial Acting. Learn how to act in commercials as professionals do! MWF | June 6th-10th | 9:00am-4:00pm .
W3- Ready for the Big Screen?
Learn On-Screen Acting techniques meant for TV & Film then see what you would look like on the big screen! MWF | June 13th- June 17th | 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
W4- Triple Threat Musical
Musical Theatre Week! Sing, Dance, and Act in a Musical Theatre Number performance. MWF | June 20th-June 24th | 9:00am -4:00pm
W5 - Story Builders BTS
Story Builders Behind The Scenes - Playwriting and Directing - Learn how to build a story through playwriting, directing, and managing other actors from our incredible panel of working professionals. MWF | June 26th- July 1st | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
W6- Versatile Voices Voiceover
Versatile Voices Voice Over Acting- Learn the techniques behind voiceovers in commercials and cartoons. Perform+ record your voiceover in our proffesional recording studio. MWF | July 11th- July 15th | 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
W7- Playgrounds Got Talent
Playgrounds Got Talent - Juggling, magic, dancing, singing, hula hooping, or telling jokes? What's your talent? Participate in The Playground Acting Programs' very own Talent Show. MWF | July 18th-22nd | 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
W8- 24 Hour Show
We cast, direct, rehearse, and put on a full production with only 24 hours! It's epic. The show will be held Friday, July 29th at 6:00 pm after our final class. MWF | July 25th-29th | 9:00 am- 4:00 pm