209th Anniversary Season · America's Oldest · Founded 1809
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Camp Walnut

Our dynamic theatre training program offers an exciting summer learning environment for campers aged 8-18. Camp runs for four weeks in July starting July 9, 2018.

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Discovery Division For Beginning Students

The Discovery Division offers beginning students the opportunity to explore hidden talents, improve communication skills and ignite their imagination. Through theatre games and activities, campers learn improvisation, singing & vocal technique, playwriting, dancing & stage movement and on-camera technique, all culminating in our Camp Walnut Showcase on our historic stage! The Showcase is an original musical written by the campers!

  • Discovery 1 · Ages 8-11, Mon-Thur 9:30am-3:30pm · $995
  • Discovery 2 · Ages 12-18, Mon-Thur 9:30am-3:30pm · $995

Development Division For Intermediate Students

In the Development Division the more advanced camper is challenged to develop a deeper understanding of the craft through class, rehearsal, writing and a performance in the Camp Walnut Showcase– an original musical written by the campers and performed on our historic stage! Advanced classes feature improvisation, acting technique, audition coaching, singing & vocal technique, dancing & stage movement and on-camera technique.

  • Development 1 · Ages 8-11, Mon-Thur 9:30am-4:00pm · $1095
  • Development 2 · Ages 12-18, Mon-Thur 9:30am-4:00pm · $1095

Performance Division For Advanced Students

The Performance Division is for our most experienced campers. Campers will receive intensive instruction and perform in a production in the Walnut's Studio Theatre.

  • Musical Theatre · Ages 10-18, Mon-Thur 9:30am-4:30pm · $1,595
  • Theatre Performance · Ages 10-18, Mon-Thur 9:30am-4:30pm · $1,595

Mainstage Performance Opportunity For Campers
Campers in the development and performance divisions will be invited to a special "campers only" audition for the first Kids Series production of 2018-2019 season, Aladdin, Jr. More information will be released regarding this opportunity closer to July 9, 2018.


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Registration for Camp Walnut 2018 is now open. Please check out the Theatre School page for information about great fall and spring, and summer classes.

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