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Locations

Willow Bend Center of the Arts
6121 W. Park Blvd. B216
Plano, TX 75093

Fairview Youth Theatre
302 Town Place
Fairview, TX 75069

North Texas Performing Arts – Frisco
6500 Preston Road, Suite 101
Frisco, TX 75034

North Texas Performing Arts – Dallas
12300 Inwood Rd. #112
Dallas, TX 75244

Looking for Camps for Students with Cognitive Disabilities?

Check out our Starcatchers Creativity Camps! These camps aims to give youth and adults with cognitive disabilities opportunities to learn the fundamentals of putting on a production.

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2021 Summer Camps Bring Storybooks to the Stage!

Learning doesn’t have to stop just because it’s summertime! Theatre camps are a great way for children to explore literature in a fun and creative way. Kids will transform into a superhero, a princess, or their favorite storybook character as they bring popular stories to life on stage at North Texas Performing Arts exciting theatre summer programs! With summer learning opportunities for ages 5 to 18, there’s a spot for everyone to learn from our professional directors, actors, and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A.

Week-long camps are available in both half-day and full-day options for ages 5-13 and two-week productions are available for all ages, K-12! Each one-week camp has a different theme based on popular children’s stories like Descendants, Frozen, and Harry Potter. There are a dozen options for two-week productions, and there’s truly something for all ages, from Willy Wonka Kids to Little Women or Footloose.

Plus, it’s the perfect time to try out a theatre program at NTPA, because new students get 50% off their first camp or production! Programs are available at NTPA’s Plano, Fairview, Frisco and Dallas locations all summer long.

So pick your week (or weeks) and sign up today! Summer camps fill up fast, so reserve your spot TODAY while you still can.

Early/Late Drop Off

Our staff can provide an extra hour of care for your student if you need to drop off early or pick up late. 

  • Early Drop Off – (8:30am-9am) $30/week
  • Late Pick Up – (4pm-5:30pm) $30/week

Discounts

  • New Student Discount: Get 50% off your first camp by entering code NEW2NTPA at checkout! Only valid for a student’s first class, camp or production at NTPA. Can not be combined with other promotions or discounts. Can not be applied to Conservatory (certification) classes.
  • Early Bird Discount: Get 30% off when you register by April 30! Just enter code EARLY30 at checkout. Valid for all 1-week camps. Can not be used in conjunction with New Student Discount.
  • Sibling Discount: Get 10% off when you register two or more siblings in the same summer camp.
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VIRTUAL Theatre Explorers Camps
Ages 7-14

Come explore the creation of live theatre in our new THEATRE EXPLORERS virtual Summer Camp. Students will learn the art of bringing stories to life as they create original short plays based on familiar characters. At the end of the week, they will virtually present a reading of their new play, and demonstrate the skills they learned in writing, acting and making simple props to help tell their story. Led by professional theatre and art educators, these camps are great for beginners in theatre as well as those looking to expand their experience. Sign up today and become a THEATRE EXPLORER at NTPA!

Price – $175 (AM Session – 9 AM-Noon)

A brief orientation with parents will be held each Monday for half an hour. Parent attendance on the virtual Zoom class is required.

Camps end with a showcase, which will be recorded and sent to parents!

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VIRTUAL One-Week Production Camps
Ages 10-18

One-week virtual productions are perfect for the experienced student who wants to participate in a major production this summer! All the excitement of a full length production crammed into one crazy fun weeks! Students will audition the first day of rehearsal, and each week will culminate in a recorded performance of the production via Zoom.

Price – $199 (PM Session – 1-5 PM)

A brief orientation with parents will be held each Monday for half an hour. Parent attendance on the virtual Zoom call is required.

Camps end with a showcase, which will be recorded and sent to parents!

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Art and Drama Camps
Ages 5-8

Grouped by age, students actively participate in visual and performing arts. Every student will perform on Friday to demonstrate what they’ve learned. Each week’s theme will involve a variety of visual art projects that could include painting, pottery, mixed media, cartooning, sculpture, drawing, collage and printing. Performing arts activities include story dramatization, improvisation, theatre games, poetry, movement, singing, puppetry & pantomime.

Price – $225 (AM Session – 9 AM-Noon) ; $249 (PM Session – 1-5 PM)

Half day students have a snack period. Please bring a snack and drink each day.

A brief orientation meeting with parents will be held each Monday for half an hour. Parent attendance is required.

Camps end with a showcase, which will be recorded and sent to parents!

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Exploring Theatre Camps
Ages 7-11

These camps focus on theatre games and activities as well rehearsing a monologue or short scene that the students and their teacher creates together. Each student will have a short skills based showcase, which will be recorded and sent to parents.

Price – $225 (AM Session – 9 AM-Noon) ; $249 (PM Session – 1-5 PM)

Half day students have a snack period. Please bring a snack and drink each day.

A brief orientation meeting with parents will be held each Monday for half an hour. Parent attendance is required.

Camps end with a showcase, which will be recorded and sent to parents!

View Sessions

Full Day Production Camps
Ages 9-13

A full day production (8 hours including a 1 hour supervised lunch break) – Acting, choreography, theater skill games, and more! According to each week’s theme, students will work on acting skills in the morning and rehearse in the afternoon for a whole day of theatre fun. A final showcase will be recorded and sent to parents. This camp does requires students to work on line memorization at home.

Price – $399 (Full Day Session – 9 AM-4 PM)

Full day students have a supervised lunch period. Please bring a snack, bag lunch, and drink each day.

A brief orientation meeting with parents will be held each Monday for half an hour. Parent attendance is required.

Production camps end with a performance that will be recorded and sent to families!

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Two -Week Productions

Two-week productions are perfect for the experienced student who wants to participate in a major production this summer! All the excitement of a full length production crammed into two crazy fun weeks! Students will audition the first day of rehearsal. (Intensives require a video audition prior to the first rehearsal.) In addition to tuition, students will be required to provide their own costume and meet a ticket requirement.

Price – $250-$400 varies by production

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Virtual Theatre Explorers Camps – Ages 7-14

Come explore the creation of live theatre in our new THEATRE EXPLORERS virtual Summer Camp.  Students will learn the art of bringing stories to life as they create original short plays based on familiar characters. At the end of the week, they will virtually present a reading of their new play, and demonstrate the skills they learned in writing, acting and making simple props to help tell their story. Led by professional theatre and art educators, these camps are great for beginners in theatre as well as those looking to expand their experience. Sign up today and become a THEATRE EXPLORER at NTPA!

Price – $175 (AM)

Theatre Explorers Session Virtual
June 21-25 Harry’s Wizarding World
June 28-July 2 Superman, Wonder Woman and their Super Friends
July 5-9 no camp
July 12-16 Minion Mania
Register Today!

Virtual Production Camps – Ages 10-18

Virtual productions are perfect for the experienced student who wants to participate in a major production this summer! All the excitement of a full length production crammed into one crazy fun weeks! Students will audition the first day of rehearsal, and each week will culminate in a live performance of the production via zoom.

Price – $199 (PM)

Virtual Production Session Virtual
July 26-30 Harry and his Wizarding Friends
Register Today!

Art and Drama Camps – Ages 5-8

Grouped by age, students actively participate in visual and performing arts. Every student will perform on Friday to demonstrate what they’ve learned. Each week’s theme will involve a variety of visual art projects that could include painting, pottery, mixed media, cartooning, sculpture, drawing, collage and printing. Performing arts activities include story dramatization, improvisation, theatre games, poetry, movement, singing, puppetry & pantomime.

Price – $225 (AM) ; $249 (PM)

Art and Drama Session Plano AM Plano PM Fairview AM Only Frisco AM Only Dallas AM Only
June 7-11 Be Our Guest with Belle Stories from The Magic Tree House The Lion King’s Adventure Be Our Guest with Belle Belle and the Enchanted Castle
June 14-18 Superman and Wonder Woman Cinderella and her Prince Under the Sea with Ariel Superman and Wonderwoman Superheroes and Super Villains
June 21-25 Muppets Mayhem Pirates and Princesses Superman and Wonder Woman Muppets Mayhem Moana and Maui Adventures
June 28-July 2 Ariel and Flounder play Under the Sea Snoopy, Woodstock, and Friends Harry Potter’s Magic Ariel and Flounder play Under the Sea Cinderella and Friends
July 5-9 Alice and the White Rabbit Olaf’s Frozen Adventure Annie and the Orphans Alice and the White Rabbit no camp
July 12-16 Descendants of Disney Trolls Travel the World Olaf’s Frozen Adventures Descendants of Disney Trolls Travel the World
July 19-23 Harry, Hermione, and Ron Be Our Guest with Belle Aladdin and Jasmine’s Travels Harry, Hermione, and Ron Disney Princess Mania
July 26-30 Scooby Doo and Friends Cruella and the Dalmatians The Magic of Harry Potter Scooby Doo and Friends Cruella and the Dalmatians
August 2-6 Minion’s Mania Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue Dorothy and her OZ Friends Minion’s Mania no camp
Register Today!

Exploring Theatre Camps – Ages 7-11

These camps focus on theatre games and activities as well rehearsing a monologue or short scene that the students and their teacher creates together. Each student will have a short skills based showcase, which will be recorded and sent to parents.

Price – $225 (AM) ; $249 (PM)

Exploring Theatre Session Plano AM Plano PM Fairview PM Only Frisco PM Only Dallas PM Only
June 7-11 Nemo meets Ariel Under the Sea Harry’s Wizarding World Simba, Pumba and Timon’s Adventures Nemo and Dory Meet Ariel Descendants of Disney
June 14-18 Batman and his Super Friends Descendants The Little Mermaid’s Adventures Descendants Follow The Yellow Brick Road
June 21-25 Moana meets Lilo and Stitch Rey, Finn and the Star Wars Super Heroes Moana Meets Lilo and Stitch Annie’s Big Journey
June 28-July 2 Coco’s Magical Journey Nemo and Dory Harry Potter’s Magical World no camp Simba in the Pridelands
July 5-9 The Lorax meets The Cat in the Hat Aladdin’s Adventures Annie and her Orphan Friend’s Adventures Aladdin’s Adventure’s Aladdin & The Magic Carpet
July 12-16 Charlie at the Chocolate Factory The Adventures of Woody, Buzz and Friends Elsa’s Frozen Adventure The Adventure’s of Woody, Buzz and Friends Anna, Elsa, & Friends
July 19-23 Peter Pan, Wendy and the Lost Boys Merida’s Brave Journey Aladdin and His Genie Merida’s Brave Journey The Wonderful World of Marvel
July 26-30 The Incredibles Save The Day! Shrek and Donkey’s and their Fantastic Friends Harry, Hermione and Ron no camp Spongebob & Friends
August 2-6 Journey to Madagascar Hotel Transylvania Follow the Yellow Brick Road no camp Harry’s Magical Journey
Register Today!

Full Day Production Camps – Ages 9-13

A full day production (7 hours including a supervised lunch break) – Acting, choreography, theater skill games, and more! According to each week’s theme, students will work on acting skills in the morning and rehearse in the afternoon for a whole day of theatre fun. A final showcase will be recorded and sent to parents. This camp requires students to work on line memorization at home.

Price – $399

Full Day Production Session Plano Fairview Frisco Dallas
June 7-11 The Wonderful World of Oz Simba and the Pridelands Wonderful Wizard of Oz Descendants
June 14-18 Ariel’s Undersea Adventure Ariel’s Undersea Adventures Ariel’s Undersea Adventure Wonderful World of Oz
June 21-25 Minion Madness Super Heroes Unite Minion Madness Little Orphan Annie
June 28-July 2 The Wizards of Hogwarts Harry & His Wizarding Friends The Wizards of Hogwarts Simba in the Pridelands
July 5-9 Little Orphan Annie Little Orphan Annie Little Orphan Annie A Whole New World
July 12-16 Olaf’s Frozen Adventures Olaf’s Frozen Adventures Olaf’s Frozen Adventures no camp
July 19-23 A Whole New World with Aladdin A Whole New World with Aladdin A Whole New World with Aladdin Marvel Superheroes
July 26-30 Simba in the Pridelands The Wizards of Hogwarts Simba in the Pridelands Spongebob’s Summer Camp
August 2-6 Harry and His Wizarding Friends The Wonderful Wizard of OZ Harry and His Wizarding Friends Harry and his Wizarding Friends
Register Today!

2-Week Productions

Two-week productions are perfect for the experienced student who wants to participate in a major production this summer! All the excitement of a full length production crammed into two crazy fun weeks! Students will audition the first day of rehearsal. (Intensives require a video audition prior to the first rehearsal.) In addition to tuition, students will be required to provide their own costume and meet a ticket requirement.

Price – $250-$400 varies by production