Summer Camps

Manitoba Theatre for Young People is pleased to announce that we will offer theatre programs for young people of all ages this summer, both at our building at The Forks, and online. We have carefully considered the protocols of Provincial health officials and will comply with all health regulations.

In-person programs are on-site at The Forks, and are available for ages 9-12 and teens, and run from Monday – Friday. Before signing up for an on-site camp, please carefully read through On-site Camps at MTYP – Please Read Before You Register, and MTYP Frequently Asked Questions Summer 2020. Both documents include important health and safety information.

Online options include a selection of one-time workshops for ages 4-12 on Tuesday evenings in June and July, and week-long summer courses of 60-90 minutes per day through July and August for ages 7-12 and teens. Before signing up for an online program, please carefully read through MTYP Online Frequently Asked Questions Summer 2020 and MTYP Online Code of Conduct Agreement.

To register, please fill out the 2020 Summer Camp Registration Form at the bottom of this webpage.

If you have questions or require assistance, please email theatreschool@mtyp.ca. Thank you!

Last Updated: June 12, 2020

ONLINE WORKSHOPS

These one-time workshops are full of opportunities to use your imagination, get into character, and learn the art of theatre. The perfect way to see what it’s like to take a theatre class online! Taught by professionals from MTYP’s Instructor Team.

AGES 4-6

DYNAMIC DRAMA ONLINE WORKSHOP

Introduce the drama dynamo in your family to this online theatre adventure.

Price: $12.00

Tuesday, July 14, 5:00 – 5:45 pm

An adventure in imagination and pure fun, with stories and pictures to captivate and stimulate, and lots of moving, acting, and dramatic play. Kids encounter the world of theatre while growing in confidence and cooperation skills. We encourage parents and caregivers to participate with their children age 4-6 on camera for the best experience for everyone.

AGES 7–9

MUSICAL THEATRE ONLINE WORKSHOP

Does your child burst into song and dance whenever company arrives?

Price: $15.00

Tuesday, July 21, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Especially designed for children age 7 to 9 who love to perform, this online workshop combines songs, stories, and creative movement. Learn to warm up your voice, join in an acting game, and sing along to a Broadway hit while learning basic dance moves.

AGES 10–12

DISCOVER THEATRE ONLINE WORKSHOP

An introduction to acting through drama games, character exercises, and improvisation.

Price: $18.00

Tuesday, July 28, 5:00 – 6:15 pm

Join the fun of learning and playing online with other young people who love to act, just like you. Suitable for new and experienced actors. If you’ve never taken a drama class, this one-time workshop is a great chance to see what it’s all about!

Theme: SUPERHEROES IN THE SPOTLIGHT

AGES 9–12

MUSICAL THEATRE ONLINE

Sing, dance, and act, all at the same time!

Price $90.00

Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

Discover the fun of musical theatre online with new friends. In this energetic ensemble course, you’ll rehearse songs from great Broadway musicals, learn choreography, and develop characters and scenes through acting games and improvisation.

AGES 9-10

SOLD OUT! THEATRE DISCOVERY CAMP (ON-SITE)

Join us on-site at Manitoba Theatre for Young People for a creative adventure filled with imaginary characters and places.

Price $275.00

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Enjoy drama games, theatre crafts, and fun with new friends. Activities are inspired by the week’s theme: Superheroes in the Spotlight.

AGES 13-19

SOLD OUT! TA TRAINING CAMP (ON-SITE)

Develop the skills required to be an MTYP Teaching Assistant in this half-day camp offered in person at Manitoba Theatre for Young People.

Price $195.00

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Learn to lead drama games, resolve conflicts, produce plays and events, and write and perform your own skits. Training is followed by a one-week volunteer placement in an on-site camp, and assignment to a staff mentor later in the summer. When you register, please send a letter of intent to Camp Director Kent Suss at ksuss@mtyp.ca.

Theme: TALL TALES

AGES 7-8

MUSICAL THEATRE ONLINE

Especially designed for children age 7 and 8 who love to perform, this 5-day online course combines songs, stories, and creative movement.

Price $60.00

Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Students will learn warmup songs, play acting games, and sing along to Broadway hits while learning basic dance moves.

AGES 11-12

ACTING ADVENTURES ONLINE

Have fun online with new friends who love to get dramatic, just like you!

Price $90.00

Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

Get inspired by the week’s theme of Tall Tales and embark on an adventure of the imagination. In this class you’ll learn to use theatre games and acting exercises to create characters and develop scenes and stories. It’s a great way to build confidence, make friends, and have fun!

AGES 9-10

SOLD OUT! THEATRE DISCOVERY CAMP (ON-SITE)

Join us on-site at Manitoba Theatre for Young People for a creative adventure filled with imaginary characters and places.

Price $275.00

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Enjoy drama games, theatre crafts, and fun with new friends. Activities are inspired by the week’s theme: Tall Tales.

AGES 13-19

SOLD OUT! SHAKESPEARE INTENSIVE CAMP (ON-SITE)

Learn the skill of acting Shakespeare in this on-site camp for Teens at MTYP.

Price $275.00

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Experience the passion, drama, death, and laughter of Shakespeare’s plays. Designed especially for Teens, Shakespeare Intensive Camp promises to be a week of hard work and pure fun.

Theme: HALLOWEEN IN JULY

AGES 10–12

SOLD OUT! THEATRE DISCOVERY CAMP (ON-SITE)

Join us on-site at Manitoba Theatre for Young People for a creative adventure filled with imaginary characters and places.

Price $275.00

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Enjoy drama games, theatre crafts, and fun with new friends. Activities are inspired by the week’s theme: Halloween in July.

AGES 13-19

SOLD OUT! ULTIMATE TEEN COMEDY MOVIE (ON-SITE) 2-WEEK CAMP

Learn the techniques of writing for the screen, film design, and acting for the camera.

Price $590.00

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

July 20-24 and 27-31

At this two-week camp, on-site at Manitoba Theatre for Young People, you’ll produce the ultimate screen comedy with other creative teens. Let the camera roll!

Theme: MAGICAL CREATURES

AGES 9-10

SOLD OUT! THEATRE DISCOVERY CAMP (ON-SITE)

Join us on-site at Manitoba Theatre for Young People for a creative adventure filled with imaginary characters and places.

Price $275.00

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Enjoy drama games, theatre crafts, and fun with new friends. Activities are inspired by the week’s theme: Magical Creatures.

AGES 13-19

SOLD OUT! ULTIMATE TEEN COMEDY MOVIE (ON-SITE) 2-WEEK CAMP

See July 20-24 for more information about this 2-week camp.

Theme: IMPROV POWER

AGES 7-8

IMPROV ONLINE

Are you ready to fly without the safety net of a script?

Price $50.00

Tuesday – Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

In this online course, you’ll use improv games and acting exercises to get your creativity working for you, and learn to invent interesting characters and scenes on the spot.

AGES 9–12

IMPROV ONLINE

Are you ready to fly without the safety net of a script?

Price $75.00

Tuesday – Friday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

In this online course, you’ll use improv games and acting exercises to get your creativity working for you, and learn to invent interesting characters and scenes on the spot.

AGES 9–12

SOLD OUT! IMPROV CAMP (ON-SITE)

Fly without the safety net of a script in this on-site camp at MTYP.

Price $235.00

Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Use improv games and acting exercises to get your creativity working for you, and learn to invent interesting characters and compelling drama on the spot.

AGES 13-19

SOLD OUT! IMPROV & SKETCH COMEDY CAMP (ON-SITE)

Learn to invent hilarious characters and write great sketches in this on-site camp at MTYP.

Price $235.00

Tuesday – Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Stories with a strong hook that tickle the funny bone are easy to love, but hard to write. At this camp you’ll sharpen your improvisation skills and collaborate with other creative teens to find ways to take your comedy characters from 0 to 60!

Theme: WORLD OF WIZARDS

AGES 7-8

ACTING ADVENTURES ONLINE

Have fun online with new friends who love to get dramatic, just like you!

Price $60.00

Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Get inspired by the week’s theme, World of Wizards, and embark on an adventure of the imagination. In this class you’ll learn to use theatre games and acting exercises to create characters and develop scenes and stories. It’s a great way to build confidence, make friends, and have fun!

AGES 13-19

ACTING INTENSIVE ONLINE

For Teens who want to develop their acting skills in an online ensemble setting.

Price $90.00

Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

Learn to devise scenes and develop characters as part of a team. With lots of small group work and acting for one another, this is a great way to share your creativity with new friends.

AGES 9-10

SOLD OUT! THEATRE DISCOVERY CAMP (ON-SITE)

Join us on-site at Manitoba Theatre for Young People for a creative adventure filled with imaginary characters and places.

Price $275.00

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Enjoy drama games, theatre crafts, and fun with new friends. Activities are inspired by the week’s theme: World of Wizards.

AGES 11-12

SOLD OUT! THEATRE DISCOVERY CAMP (ON-SITE)

Join us on-site at Manitoba Theatre for Young People for a creative adventure filled with imaginary characters and places.

Price $275.00

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Enjoy drama games, theatre crafts, and fun with new friends. Activities are inspired by the week’s theme: World of Wizards.

Theme: MYTHIC HEROES

AGES 7-8

MUSICAL THEATRE ONLINE

Especially designed for children age 7 and 8 who love to perform, this 5-day online course combines songs, stories, and creative movement.

Price $60.00

Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Students will learn warmup songs, play acting games, and sing along to Broadway hits while learning basic dance moves.

AGES 13-19

BROADWAY BOUND ONLINE

Immerse yourself in this online experience of singing, acting, and dancing designed especially for Teens.

Price $90.00

Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

Rehearse songs from great Broadway musicals, learn choreography, make new friends, and develop characters and scenes through acting games and improvisation.  Whether you love to dance and sing in the chorus, or whether you’re ready to step out to do your solo, there’s something here for everyone.

AGES 9-10

SOLD OUT! MOVIE MAGIC CAMP (ON-SITE)

Learn the “ins” and “outs” of how motion pictures get made, and make an original movie with your class.

Price $295.00

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

At Movie Magic on-site Camp at MTYP, creative young people work with a mentor to develop a story based on the week’s theme, Mythic Heroes. Everyone develops ideas for scenes and characters, and then makes a movie together, with plenty of opportunities to work both on camera and behind the scenes.

AGES 10–12

SOLD OUT! THEATRE DISCOVERY CAMP (ON-SITE)

Join us on-site at Manitoba Theatre for Young People for a creative adventure filled with imaginary characters and places.

Price $275.00

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Enjoy drama games, theatre crafts, and fun with new friends. Activities are inspired by the week’s theme: Mythic Heroes.

Theme: TRICKSTER TALES

AGES 7-8

MUSICAL THEATRE ONLINE

Especially designed for children age 7 and 8 who love to perform, this 5-day online course combines songs, stories, and creative movement.

Price $60.00

Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Students will learn warmup songs, play acting games, and sing along to Broadway hits while learning basic dance moves.

AGES 9-12

MUSICAL THEATRE ONLINE

Sing, dance, and act, all at the same time!

Price $90.00

Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

Discover the fun of musical theatre online with new friends. In this energetic ensemble course, you’ll rehearse songs from great Broadway musicals, learn choreography, and develop characters and scenes through acting games and improvisation.

AGES 10–12

SOLD OUT! MOVIE MAGIC CAMP (ON-SITE)

Learn the “ins” and “outs” of how motion pictures get made, and make an original movie with your class.

Price $295.00

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

At Movie Magic on-site Camp at MTYP, creative young people work with a mentor to develop a story based on the week’s theme: Trickster Tales. Everyone develops ideas for scenes and characters, and then makes a movie together, with plenty of opportunities to work both on camera and behind the scenes.

AGES 13-19

ACTING INTENSIVE (ON-SITE)

For Teens who want to develop their acting skills in an in-person ensemble setting.

Price $275.00

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

For actors serious about their craft. Receive vocal and physical training and learn to devise scenes and stories inspired by the week’s Trickster theme. A great way to expand your range as an actor while experiencing the thrill of being part of a creative team.

2020 Summer Camp Registration Form

Before signing up for an on-site camp, please carefully read through On-site Camps at MTYP – Please Read Before You Register and MTYP Frequently Asked Questions Summer 2020. Both documents detail important health and safety information.

Before signing up for an online course or workshop, please carefully read through MTYP Online Frequently Asked Questions Summer 2020 and MTYP Online Code of Conduct Agreement.

Once you have read through the above documents, fill out the registration form below. Please note, this is not a guarantee of registration: we will contact you to confirm your child’s spot, and to collect payment.

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