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Classes, Camps & Workshops

We offer theater and music training programs for youth ages 3-18.
All our programs are facilitated by professional arts educators.

Fall (Sept.-Dec.) &  Winter/Spring (Jan.-May) programs typically meet weekly, 8-12 weeks and result in a final showcase performance for an invited audience. Summer programs are offered in 1 and 2 week performance camps. All programs are structured to teach performance skills, build confidence and are A LOT of fun!

Maximum class size is 15 students. Most classes only take 10.
You can learn about our artist educators by visiting our ‘about’ page.

Read our class policies here.

 Most programs are held at 703 N. Main St. in downtown Meridian or Boise Little Theater at 100 E. Fort St. in downtown Boise. 

Do you have some ideas for workshops or special requests? Please email us at allison@treasurevalleychildrenstheater.com.

REGISTRATION FOR 2017 WINTER/SPRING CLASSES
NOW OPEN!

Click here to see the schedule. Online registration NOW open!
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LevelDate/TimeBrief Class DescriptionFeeRegister
8+Private Voice (singing) LessonsPrivate Voice Lessons with Jordan Bowman, Melissa Hadden or JeNealle Gunnell - contact us to scheduleContact us for fee informationEmail
8+Individual Audition and Acting CoachingPreparing for an audition or just want some individual acting coaching? Contact us! Contact us for fee informationEmail
3-5Mondays at TVCT
Mar. 13-Apr. 10, Apr. 24-May 2
10-10:45am
Observation Day: Apr. 10 & May 2
(4 weeks)

This class is held at TVCT
Creative Dramatics - This is a first-step theater class introducing the magic of performance through Music, Movement, and Storytelling. Students will explore puppetry, costumes, crafts, and more! A wonderful introduction to theater for preschoolers. -Miss Mary Jensen$40 per month or $70 for bothEventbrite - Creative Dramatics Mondays
11-16SPECIAL WORKSHOP! Mondays, May 3-24
4:30-6pm
at TVCT
"Where the Wild Teens Are" - Explore the world of mask making and performance with this four-week workshop. Students will create a unique mask each week and learn performing skills, culminating in a short performance.
Materials fee is included in cost of workshop. - J. Bennett
$65 includes all materials and feesEventbrite - Where the Wild TEENS Are - A Mask Making Workshop, ages 11-16 (Mondays, May 1-22nd)
11-16SPECIAL WORKSHOP!
Tuesdays, May 23 & 30
4:30-6:30pm
at TVCT
In this introduction to playwriting, we’ll begin unpacking the building blocks of writing for performance. Using what interests us here and now, we’ll capture ideas into scenes that we can turn into whole plays. Facilitated by Guest Artist Heidi Kraay, Heidi holds an MFA in Creative Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Arts from California Institute of Integral Studies and is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. www.heidikraay.com$45Eventbrite - Intro to Playwriting Workshop, ages 11-16 (May 23rd and 30th, 4:30-6:30)

Summer 2017!

NOW ENROLLING!

Click here to see the schedule.
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AgesDate/TimeBrief Class DescriptionFeeRegister
8+Private Voice (singing) LessonsPrivate Voice Lessons with Jordan Bowman, Melissa Hadden or JeNealle Gunnell - contact us to scheduleContact us for fee informationEmail
8+Individual Audition and Acting CoachingPreparing for an audition or just want some individual acting coaching? Contact us! Contact us for fee informationEmail
8-14M-F: June 12-16
9am-12pm at the
Nampa Civic Center
SHOW: June 16, 11:30am at the NCC
This camp is held at 
The Nampa Civic Center
NAMPA! Dr. Seuss Musical Theater Experience:
Do you like Green Eggs and Ham?
Do you like them Sam-I-am?
Join this fun summer camp at the Nampa Civic Center and stage a super silly Dr. Seuss story with songs from “Seussical the Musical.” The camp will culminate with a fun performance for friends and family!  - Facilitated by Miss Mary Jensen
$139Eventbrite - NAMPA! Dr. Seuss Musical Theater Experience
6-9M-F: June 19-23
9am-12pm at the Nampa Civic Center
SHOW: June 23, 11:30am at the NCC
This camp is held at 
The Nampa Civic Center
NAMPA! Fractured Fairytale Theater Fun:
Young actors will spend the week developing their theater skills through games, exploring creativity, musical theater, and character building while preparing a performance for an invited audience. Join in the fun while we build confidence, develop life-long skills, make new friends, and work on our performance skills! -Facilitated by Miss Autumn Kersey
$139Eventbrite - NAMPA! Fractured Fairytale Theater Fun! Ages 6-9 (June 19-23rd)
6-9M-F: June 19-23
1-4 pm at 1824 W. 3rd St. Meridian
SHOW: June 23, 3:30pm
MERIDIAN! Pirate Adventure Camp:
ARGH! And Ahoy Matey's! Jump on board for an action packed, build-your-own Pirate Adventure theater camp complete with fun theater games, team-building experiences and a performance for an invited audience! - Facilitated by Mr. Noah Moody
$139Eventbrite - MERIDIAN! Pirate Adventure Camp, Ages 6-9 (June 19-23)
13-17TWO WEEKS
M-F: June 19-30
9-12 pm at 1824 W. 3rd St. Meridian
SHOW: June 30, 11am
MERIDIAN! Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Experience:
TVCT and Opera Elect are excited to announce their very first opera camp! In this two week workshop students will prepare and perform scenes from Gilbert & Sullivan operettas. Our goal is to invigorate the youth with an appreciation and excitement for the rich tradition and theatricality of opera - Facilitated by Miss Jordan Bowman
$189Eventbrite - MERIDIAN! Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Experience! Ages 13-17 (June 19-30th)
10-14M-F: June 26-30
1-4pm at 1824 W. 3rd St. Meridian
SHOW: June 30, 3:30pm
MERIDIAN! Shakespearean Villains Camp:
Double, Double, Toil and Trouble… Everyone loves a good villain, and Shakespeare has some great ones! In this camp we’ll work with text, learn stage combat and explore physical comedy! - Facilitated by Mr. Noah Moody
$139Eventbrite - MERIDIAN! Shakespearean Villains Camp! Ages 10-14 (June 26-30th)
8-12M-F: July 10-14
1-4pm at 1824 W. 3rd St. Meridian
SHOW: July 14, 3:30pm
MERIDIAN! The Fantastic World of Roald Dahl Camp
Roald Dahl’s strange and magical tale comes to life on the stage - starring YOU! Students will create a production of scenes for presentation on the last day of camp. - Facilitated by Miss Julia Bennett
$139Eventbrite - MERIDIAN! The Fantastic World of Roald Dahl Camp, Ages 8-12 (July 10-14th)
10-14M-F: July 17- 21
1-4pm at 1824 W. 3rd St. Meridian
SHOW: July 21, 3:30pm
MERIDIAN! Playmaking Camp
In this playwriting camp we’ll learn the tools of storytelling and how to write for performance. Using what interests us here and now, we’ll capture ideas and create original scenes. - Facilitated by Miss Julia Bennett
$139Eventbrite - MERIDIAN! Playmaking Camp! Ages 10-14 (July 17-21st)
6-10M-F: July 17- 21
9am-12pm at BLT
SHOW: July 21, 11:30am at BLT
This camp is held at 
Boise Little Theater
BOISE! Fractured Fairytale Camp
In this week-long camp, we’ll explore familiar fairytales and turn them upside down and inside out! We’ll play theater games, work on performance skills, and rehearse a play for the last day of class. Guaranteed to be a highlight of summer! - Facilitated by Miss Allison Terenzio Ruiz
$149Eventbrite - BOISE! Fractured Fairytale Camp, Ages 6-10 (July 17-21st)
8-14M-F: July 24-28
1-4pm 1824 W. 3rd St. Meridian
SHOW: July 28, 3:30pm
MERIDIAN! Musical Theater Camp
The perfect theater camp experience for the young performer who bursts into song and loves to dance! Campers will learn songs from some of Broadway and Disney’s most popular musicals, preparing a musical review to share with an audience at the end of the week! - Facilitated by Miss Melissa Hadden
$139Eventbrite - MERIDIAN! Musical Theater Camp, Ages 8-14 (July 24-28th)
8-12M-F: July 24-28
1-4pm at BLT
SHOW: July 28, 3:30pm at BLT
This camp is held at 
Boise Little Theater
BOISE! The Fantastic World of Roald Dahl Camp
Roald Dahl’s strange and magical tale comes to life on the stage - starring YOU! Students will create a production of scenes for presentation on the last day of camp. - Facilitated by Miss Julia Bennett
$149Eventbrite - BOISE! The Fantastic World of Roald Dahl Camp, Ages 8-12 (July 24-28th)
10-14M-F: Aug. 14-18 9am-2pm at BLT
SHOW: Aug. 18, 12pm at BLT
This camp is held at 
Boise Little Theater
BOISE! Where the Wild TEENS Are - Mask Making Camp
Explore the awesome world of mask making and performance!  Students will create a unique masks and learn performing skill, culminating in a performance adapted from Where the Wild Things Are.  Students will take their masks home as a class souvenir. - Facilitated by Miss Julia Bennett
$164Eventbrite - BOISE! Where the Wild TEENS Are - Mask Making Camp, Ages 10-14 (August 14-18th)

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Treasure Valley Youth Theater, Inc. is experimenting with a new program delivery format. Our annual summer performance programs will be restricted to limited registration versus our traditional audition method.

To learn more about how you can participate, visit the links below:

“Harriet the Spy”
Registration opens April 3

Eventbrite - REGISTER! "Harriet the Spy" Youth Theater Program

“Honk, Jr.”
Registration opens May 8

Eventbrite - REGISTER! "Honk, Jr." Youth Theater Program

FALL 2017!

Programs will be posted by mid-July.

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All classes conclude with a showcase performance for an invited audience. Class minimums are 6 students. Class maximums are 15 students. Classes are subject to cancellation if minimums are not met.

Class fees posted include online registration fees, a $15 nonrefundable administration fee, and all class materials. Multi-family discounts are applied for students from the same family enrolled in the same class. This discount is 10% off the second student, 15% off the third and fourth, fifth, etc. We do not pro-rate fees for anticipated absences. Full payment is expected on the first day of class. Payment plans can be arranged with prior notice. Fees will be refunded for cancellations made before the first day of session minus the $15 registration fee. A full refund will only be granted in the event that the class is cancelled. All refunds must be requested in writing. No refunds will be granted for any cancellation made on or after the first day of session. No refunds will be made if the student does not attend, is asked to leave due to behavior, or leaves early for any other reason.