Whether you’ve never stepped on a stage before, or have already been bitten by the acting bug and are looking for a challenge, our camps are the perfect place to learn and improve new skills, make new friends, and have a whole lot of fun!


Ages 13 – 18
June 20 through July 1 (2 weeks) — 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Campers will access and explore some of the stages’ s most timeless language, characters, and stories. Instruction will focus on bringing text alive, creative play, and dynamic scene work, culminating in a showcase of the students’ work.

Campers will enjoy:

  • Physical games and activities
  • Exploring the work of “the greats”
  • Insightful reading techniques
  • Skilled and caring Teaching Artists
  • Meaningful scene work
  • Stage combat
  • Acting instruction
  • A wide range of theatrical techniques
  • Interacting safely with peers


Ages 7 – 10
July 11 through July 15 (1 week) — 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Creative Dramatics is an improvisational, non-scripted, form of dramatic play that helps children explore their imaginations to their fullest potential. This work is authentic, brave, and confidence-building, helping campers develop a profound sense of awareness and self-esteem, while bringing out the magic in every child. Come play!

Campers will enjoy:

  • Theatrical games & exercises
  • Dramatized storytelling & reflection
  • Improvisation
  • Role-playing
  • Guided imaginative journeys
  • Fun and safe environment


Ages 10 – 18
July 18 through August 5 (3 weeks) — 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Campers will become a company of young actors, experiencing all aspects of producing a show. Instruction will focus on character creation, self-discovery, and becoming a valued part of a working whole. The intensive will culminate in a fully realized staged musical, performed in one of our scenic outdoor spaces.

Campers will enjoy:

  • Group scenes and numbers
  • Choreography and musical staging
  • Solos and ensemble singing
  • Skilled and caring Teaching Artists
  • Technical and creative design
  • Exciting costumes
  • Musical storytelling
  • Production development
  • Building a team mindset

Scholarships Available!
Call the Totem Pole Playhouse Box Office in order to register: (717)-352-2164

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