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CAMP PARAMOUNT

Grades 1–12 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $600

Make lifelong memories performing on the Paramount stage! 
4 sessions to choose from!
In this fun and fast-paced 2-week musical theatre camp, campers will perform Broadway style musical numbers and iconic pop hits on the historic Paramount Stage! Campers will not only be preparing for their dynamic final performance, but they will also receive training in voice, acting, dance, and production from professionally trained theatre artists.
All sessions are different and unique – Sign up for multiple sessions!

Session 1: June 6th – June 17th — Performance on June 17th at 7pm
Session 2: June 20th – July 1st — Performance on July 1st at 7pm
Session 3: July 18th – July 29th — Performance on July 29th at 7pm
Session 4: August 1st – August 12th — Performance on August 12th at 7pm

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CAMP STORY WRANGLERS

Grades 3–8 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $600

Inspired by our hugely popular in-school Paramount Story Wranglers program, campers will explore story-writing, songwriting, costume and prop design, as well as acting, to create a new, thrilling, hilarious, weird, poignant, SNL-style, you-name-it production. This camp will not only challenge campers to be creative writers, but will challenge them to bring their stories to life! The Stateside Theatre is turned over to our campers on Friday night for their musical-sketch comedy production.

One Session Only: July 5th – July 15th — Performance on July 15th at 7pm

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Technique Intensives: FILM ACTING

Grades 6–12 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $400

Full-day, one week, pre-professional technique class for older students hosted at the Paramount. Session ends with an informal sharing for friends and family.

The stars of the silver screen have burned brightly at the Paramount for years. This intensive workshop will have students up on their feet learning the ins and outs of TV and Film Acting. Through acting exercises, scene work, and improvisation, students will learn basic techniques and strategies for working in front of a camera. Are you ready for your close up?

One Session Only: July 18th – July 22nd

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Technique Intensives: STAND-UP COMEDY

Grades 6–12 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $400

Full-day, one week, pre-professional technique class for older students hosted at the Paramount. Session ends with an informal sharing for friends and family.

At the home of the Moontower Comedy Festival a local professional comic will introduce students to the process of writing and performing a stand-up comedy routine or “set”. Students will learn everything from writing jokes to working a crowd. The next chapter of Austin’s world class comedy scene will include your camper!

One Session Only: July 25th – July 29th

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Technique Intensives: SONG WRITING

Grades 6–12 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $400

Full-day, one week, pre-professional technique class for older students hosted at the Paramount. Session ends with an informal sharing for friends and family.

Every year The Paramount and Stateside Theatres host legendary songwriters from Texas and across the country. Our Song Writing Intensive will help foster the next generation! After an introduction to the basics of songwriting, students will have the opportunity to work with a professional songwriter to create their own songs, both in groups and by themselves.
*Playing piano, guitar, or any instrument is a plus, but not required.

One Session Only: August 1st – August 5th

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New Registration Procedures for 2016

This year the purchase and registration for our camps will be completed through our ticketing website.  Throughout the registration process your slot in camp will frequently be referred to as a “seat.” Here are some tips to make the registration process simple:

  • The purchase process has a time limit of 15 minutes so be prepared before you start the process.
  • If you do not have an account on the Austin Theater Alliance ticketing website, go to https://tickets.austintheatre.org/account/register.aspx and create an account. Please enter all information including your mailing address and phone number.
  • If you have an account and know your password, please log in and review your account details to ensure they reflect your current address and phone number.  To reset your password go to https://tickets.austintheatre.org/account/forgot.aspx.
  • To begin registration, select a camp and select “1” seat to purchase. On the next page you will select your camper (if they are currently in our system) or enter your camper’s name, gender and birthday. On the following page you will enter emergency contact and other information.  You must complete all fields with a red asterisks or the system will not let you complete the registration.
  • Each time you hit submit with no errors or missing information on the page, the information entered on the camper is saved to our system and will auto-populate if you are registering for multiple camps. However, for every camp you are purchasing you will be directed through the process again.
  • Once you reach your cart you can click “Continue Shopping” to purchase more camps or check out. After entering payment your registration will be complete!

If you have any questions or problems you may contact Gale Valley at summercamps@austintheatre.org or (512) 692-0526.



Click Here for 2016 Paramount Performing Arts Camps Information & Policies

Click Here to see the staff for the 2016 camps

Click Here for information about Camp Scholarships

All camps will be at the Paramount and Stateside Theatres, located at 713 Congress Avenue in downtown Austin, TX.

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