Summer 2014 at a Glance

Summer Calendars

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If you saw The Little Mermaid Jr. on the Landers Stage this fall and were ENCHANTED,
join us for Summer Stages Session I!
It’s YOUR TURN to go Under The Sea with SLT!
In one week, we will dive into under-water themed poetry, short stories,
and excerpts from The Little Mermaid.

Mermaid Mania will be held at Wilder Elementary

Monday-Friday, June 2-6
Final Performance:  Friday, June 6, 4:00 p.m.

No experience necessary. All are welcome!

 Summer Stages Session 1 Information

Summer Stage Registration Form 


Beyond The Basics

This camp is designed for the “hungry” theatre student!  So, you want to live and breathe your craft?  Want to delve deeper into your study of acting, dance and musical theatre voice?

(Teens applying to begin SLT’s Pre-Professional Track program Fall 2014 are encouraged to enroll in the SLT Summer Conservatory.)

 2 Weeks, Monday-Friday, June 2-12
Recommended for students with prior exposure to musical theatre.

Summer Conservatory Information

Summer Conservatory Registration Form



For students currently enrolled in the Springfield Little Theatre
Pre-Professional Track program.

A two week intensive including Pilates, yoga, theatre voice and movement, acting, ballet, tap, jazz and more.

 2 Weeks, Monday-Friday, June 2-12

Pre-Profession Track Registration Form 



Summer Stages teaches acting basics through theatre games & improvisation, scene-work, musical theatre song & dance, and offers students an opportunity to present an informal performance for their parents and friends on the final day of the workshop.  Kids who love visual art have fun with themed craft projects, as well!

Monster Madness will be held at Wilder Elementary

 Monday-Friday, June 16-20
Final Performance:  Friday, June 20, 4:00 p.m.

No experience necessary. All are welcome!

Summer Stage Session II Information

Summer Stage Registration Form


Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr.

What could be more fun than travelling down the SLT Summer Institute rabbit hole and being a part of Alice’s madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game? Disney’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR. is a fast-paced stage adaptation of the timeless film, featuring updated dialogue and new arrangements of such classic Disney songs as “I’m Late,” “The Un-birthday Song” and “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah.”  Roles are plentiful and colorful!

 Monday-Friday, July 7-17

Performances:  Friday, July 18 & Saturday, July 19.
Previous SLT class, troupe, stage, or workshop involvement required.

 Summer Institute Session I Information

Summer Institute Registration Form


Technical Theatre Camp

An incredible opportunity for students 12 and up to gain training, insight, respect for, and hands on experience in technical theatre from SLT’s own Scenic Designer Chuck Rogers, Lighting Designer Jamie Bower,
Costumer Kris Haik, and SLT summer support staff.

Students enrolled in this camp will not only gain a
valuable skill set, but they will also help to create the sets, costumes, and props, as well as serve as the technical crew, for the SLT Summer Institute production of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr.

Monday-Friday, July 7-17

Performances:  Friday, July 18 & Saturday, July 19.
No experience necessary. All are welcome!

Technical Theatre Camp Information 

Technical Theatre Camp Registration Form


Once Upon A Mattress

An all-inclusive theatrical training ground for musical theatre performers ages 4-18 resulting in six public performances on the Landers stage!

If you think you know the story of The Princess and The Pea, you may be in for a walloping surprise!  Carried on a wave of beguiling songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans.  Don’t be “SHY”!  Any musical theatre kid is sure to have a royal ball at SLT’s Summer Institute Session II!

 Monday-Friday, July 21-31

Performances:  Friday, August 1 & Saturday, August 2.
Previous SLT class, troupe, stage, or workshop involvement required.

Summer Institute Session II Information

Summer Institute Registration Form



SLT’s Summer Stages program is the very best introduction to theatre for young people and I’m not EXAGGERATIN’!  Session III draws inspiration from Tall Tales, imaginary stories made up to tell about the courage of exploring the wild, wild west.  Dig your heels in with us and discover the joy of theatrical storytelling re-enacting the outrageous tales of Pecos Bill, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, Davy Crockett and more!

 Monday-Friday, August 4-8

Final Performance:  Friday, August 8, 4:00 p.m.
No experience necessary. All are welcome!

 Summer Stages Session III Information

Summer Stages Registration Form  


Three-Week Summer Intersession: August 4-21


For teens and adults    

Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-6:00 p.m.

If you can’t help but move to the rhythms of Broadway and you want to be cast in musicals, this is the workshop for you!  Build your musical theatre repertoire as you learn choreography and explore dance styles from shows past and present.  Each class will begin with a musical theatre/jazz warm-up and core strengthening exercises.  The three-week session will culminate with a mock audition.


For teens and adults

Monday and Wednesday 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Wanna play?  Are you needing a departure from your comfort zone?  Are you craving interaction with fun people?  Are you interested in freeing yourself a little further as an actor?  This three week session may be perfect for you!  Laugh.  Learn.  Levitate.   (Just kidding.)  Beth Domann promises you’ll get a “kick” out of it!  The three-week session will culminate with a celebratory dinner out.

 Summer Intersession Registration Form


“Troupers In Training” Camp
“It’s Hire A Y.E.S. Trouper” Week!

A week of preparation for SLT youth performance troupe auditions

Monday, August 11-Thursday, August 14; 4-6 p.m., 

Students entering 2nd-9th grade are invited to attend.

Upper level troupers under the guidance of SLT troupe staff will serve as coaches for interested young students to assist with monologue and song selection, memorization, interpretation, and presentation, as well as techniques for a successful musical theatre dance audition and creative improvisation.

All proceeds from this camp will benefit the
SLT scholarship fund for graduating seniors.

“Troupers in Training” Camp Information

“Troupers in Training” Registration Form


 SLT summer camps are VERY popular and fill up QUICKLY!  Register ASAP!

To register for any of the above programs, print off appropriate registration form and then return to
Springfield Little Theatre
Attention:  Lorianne Dunn, Education Director
311 East Walnut
Springfield, MO 65806
Or call
Lorianne Dunne, Education Director
869-3869 x21

SLT summer camps are VERY popular and fill up QUICKLY!  Register ASAP!