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Whether your student loves the spotlight or thrives in the camaraderie and creativity that theatre provides, we have a way for them to shine this summer! Explore our summer camps and intensives for students in grades 3-12 plus recent high school graduates.

Registrations for all 2023 Summer Camps are now closed. Thank you for an awesome summer!

Want to join us for an Orpheum Theatre Group 2024 Summer Camp or Intensive? Email education@orpheum-memphis.com or call Verity Hwang at 901-529-4242 to be added to our email list and be the first to know when registrations open!

Arts Explore!

For students entering Grades 3-5

Join us for a week filled with imagination and confidence building! Campers will work together to act, sing, and dance while learning to collaborate with fellow campers and express their creativity. On the final day, family and friends are invited to catch a glimpse of campers sharing what they learned throughout the week.

Need-based scholarship opportunities available.

Camp Collaborate

For students entering Grades 6-8

Youth shine onstage while creating original mini-musicals inspired by popular Broadway musicals. Our teaching artists lead daily classes in acting, movement, and music while guiding students through the fun-filled collaborative process of making a musical. The week culminates in a showcase performance featuring campers’ inspired creations.

Need-based scholarship opportunities available.

Story Lab

For students entering Grades 9-12

Speak Out! Make Some NOISE! Teens collaborate with peers to create performances around themes and ideas that are important to them. Teaching artists will guide teens through a process of self-discovery to create and express stories through art forms like storytelling, acting, movement, poetry, and music. The week culminates in a performance where teens share what they have created.

No prior experience in the arts necessary, just a willingness to explore and discover with a community of peers

Need-based scholarship opportunities available.

Musical Theatre Intensive

For students entering Grades 9-12 or recent graduates

Sing! Dance! Act! Musical theatre performers are triple threats that can do all three. Join us for a week of intensive training where students will collaborate with their peers while honing their craft individually. Our teaching artists will inspire future performers, build confidence, and provide foundational training for those considering auditioning for college theatre programs or pursuing careers in musical theatre. The week will also include special guest workshops led by professionals from around the country.

This session is by application only. An application with submission materials is required to be accepted to the program.

Need-based scholarship opportunities available.

NOTE: The following submission materials are required to complete this application.  Please have these materials prepared to include with your application PRIOR to filling out the form as you cannot save your work and go back to add things later: 

  • Headshot or photo of yourself 
  • Performance and/or experience resume 
  • Essay of no more than 400 words that answers all of the following questions: Why do you want to be a part of this intensive program?  What do you hope to learn or takeaway from the program?  What has your experience in the performing arts meant to you thus far in your life?  Or if you do not have a tremendous amount of experience yet, what do you hope to gain from being a part of this program? 


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