2022 Summer Academy

One, two, and three-week sessions for rising 1st-12th grade students

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is delivering summer fun with large doses of creativity at our popular Summer Academy. Your choice of nearly 20 sessions in acting, improv, stand-up comedy, stage combat, dance, and more. Age-appropriate classes for rising grades 1-12. Sessions run June 7 through August 5. Spend your summer at the CTC!

Safety Protocols

To ensure the health and safety of our students and staff, the following procedures will be followed for all classes (subject to change):

  • Masks are recommended and appreciated.

  • Safe distancing will be practiced in and outside of classes.

  • A limited number students in each class with no interaction with any other class.

  • All procedures subject to change.

Enrollment

A minimum of five students must be enrolled for each class to be held.

 

 

 

Rising Grades 1-3 – Stories to Stage

Extended Day – 9:00AM-3:00PM

 

June 6-10            Magical Realms

Make magical realms come to life, where wizards live and unicorns roam.

$250    Sold Out.

 

June 13-17              The Royal Jungle

Join the kingdom of the animals in the royal jungle

$250    Sold out.

 

 

June 20-24             Picture to Performance   

Make your own picture with paper, pen, and crayon, then bring it to life with friends and imagination.

$250    

 

 

July 11-15                 Princesses and Pirates

Sail the high seas to far away lands where princesses rule, pirates abound, and adventure waits.

$250    Sold Out.

 

 

Rising Grades 4-12

The Greatest Show!

Full Day 9:00AM-4:00PM

July 18-August 5

 

Three weeks!  Four teams! 15 minutes!

Who can make the greatest show?

Be a part of a team competing to create a 15-minute musical. You and your team members are the playwrights, directors, choreographers, actors, designers, and stage crew. Teams will be assembled by our instructors to provide a balance of experiences and interests making sure each team has the diverse abilities required to make a play. Other theatrical challenge events will be assigned during the session. The final production will be adjudicated on the last performance to see which one is the greatest show.

Limited audience performance on
Friday, August 5, at 3PM

$600   

 

Rising Grades 4-6

Full Day – 9:00AM-4:00PM

 

Sketch/Improvisation Comedy – Two Weeks     

June 6-17

If you want to know more about how to get an audience to laugh, this is the place for you. Get a half-day of sketch comedy, and a half-day of Improvisational comedy, in this two-week excursion into how to make funny happen.

Instructors: Chris Williamson, Michael Shield (Read about Chris by clicking HERE!)

$450      Sold out.

 

Fundamentals of Acting – One Week      

June 27- July 1

This intensive workshop uses theatrical games and exercises to train the actor’s voice, body, and mind, for dramatic performance.  

$250    

 

 

Singing for Musicals– One Week      

July 11-15

A musical theatre song is not just sung, it is also acted. Work with a musical director, and a song styling coach to learn how to make your singing dynamic and emotional.

$350     Sold out.

 

Rising Grades 7-12

Full Day – 9:00AM-4:00PM

 

Sketch/Improvisation Comedy – Two Weeks      

June 6-17 

If you want to know more about how to get an audience to laugh, this is the place for you. Get a half-day of sketch comedy, and a half-day of Improvisational comedy, in this two-week excursion into how to make funny happen.

Instructor: Chris Williamson, Michael Shield (Read about Chris by clicking HERE! Read about Michael HERE!)

$450      Sold out.

 

Practice to Performance – Two Weeks      

June 20- July 1

This two-week course will coach you through the rehearsal and performance process, giving you insights into the skill and art of acting along the way. Each actor will work in teams with a script through the rehearsal process and into performance, which will be filmed for later viewing.  A link to a video recording of the final performance will be made available after the course.

$450    

 

 

Singing for Musicals – One Week      

July 11-15

A musical theatre song is not just sung, it is also acted. Work with a musical director, and a song styling coach to learn how to make your singing dynamic and emotional.

$350     Sold out.

 

Special  Half-day Class, 1:00PM-4:00PM

Stage Combat – One Week

July 11-15

A beginner’s course in the art of fighting on stage without anyone getting hurt, this class will cover punches, kicks, hair grabs, as well as limited sword work.

$135    

 

Dance 

Choreographer Lindsay Fussell will teach jazz, tap, and theatre dance. For older students, she’ll throw in a bit of salsa and swing.

$135

Rising Grades 1-3      

June 20-24, 9:00AM-Noon

 

Rising Grades 4-6    

June 20-24, 1:00PM-4:00PM

 

Rising Grades 7-12   

June 27-July 1, 1:00PM-4:00PM

 

 

After Care

For all extended day and full day academy enrollees

After Care Option 1

(Stories to Stage students)
3:00PM-5:00PM    $40 per week    

 

After Care Option 2

(Available for all full day students)
4:00PM-5:00PM    $25 per week   

 

Scholarships available

Contact

For further information, contact Chuck Tuttle, Director of Education, at (423) 267-8538 ext. 313 or [email protected].