2019 Summer Camps

Performance Theatre Workshop


This fun, challenging and intensive one-week workshop offers instruction on acting, improvisation and character development! Based on improvisational games, students create their own characters.  An original play is written based on the characters and they perform a fully staged production for friends and family on the Friday at 3:15!  Actors will see their ideas take shape as they follow the entire production process from idea, to script, to stage.  No experience necessary for this camp!  Hurry – classes fill up quickly – sign up today! $420 Monday-Friday 10:00-3:00 pm, performance on Friday at 3:15.

Grades 2-11

Session 1 June 17-21

Session 2 July 8 - July 12

Session 3 August 5 - August 9

Creative Drama Summer Camp


This camp is for children who are learning to love the magic of drama!  Students act out classic and contemporary stories, as well as creating their own unique adventures.  Major emphasis will be placed on improvisation, character development and the fundamentals of story structure.  Class culminates with a performance for family and friends on the last day! $260  Grades Pre k - 1 Monday - Friday, 1:00-4:00

June 10-14

Introduction to Musical Theatre


This fun, challenging and intensive one-week workshop puts together a mini-musical!  The class will focus on basic singing technique and voice control, as well as dance styles and the ability to “deliver” a song. Students will work on a mini-musical which they perform in a fully staged production for friends and family on Friday at 3:15!  No previous experience is necessary for this camp! Monday - Friday 10:00 -3:00, performance Friday at 3:15 $430

Grades 1-4

Session 1  June 24 - June 28

Session 2 July 15 - 19

Session 3 July 22 - July 26

Repertory Mentor Workshop


This camp is specifically for those students who want to join the Repertory Program or be in our main-stage productions.  Students will get to experience what it's like in our repertory theatre company.  In this intensive one week camp actors will learn and perform a scripted play. Every student will be put in a group and led by a current Repertory Member as a mentor, as well as a mentor-in-training. Together, they will work on lines, scenes, projection and staging.  The ensemble will perform the show at 7:00 PM on the Thursday evening.  The Friday will be spent “striking” the set and celebrating with a cast party!  At the conclusion of the session, each student will be given a detailed evaluation and will be eligible to audition for Main Stage productions*.  This unique camp is perfect for beginning YPT non-Repertory actors and current or new students.  It will give each participant the feeling of the deeply supportive community of YPT. Grades 3-11 $525 (includes YPT shirt).

Session 1: July 29 - August 2

Instructor: Stephanie Holmes

Monday - Friday 10:00 - 3:00

Performance Thursday evening at 7:00 PM

*Acceptance into Repertory Program not guaranteed, invitation to audition guaranteed

MAD Camp!


In collaboration with our neighbors Blue Bear School of Music and San Francisco Children's Art Center we proudly offer MAD Camp!  A day full of music, art and drama!  At the end of the week students will be able to show friends and family a music performance, an art gallery show and a play!!  Grades 1 -5 June 10-14 Monday - Friday 10:00 - 4:30 (extended care available).  Sign up for MAD camp today!!  Tuition $495 .

Mini Camp with San Francisco Children's Art Center

In collaboration with our downstairs neighbor, San Francisco Children's Art Center we proudly offer Mini Camp!  A day full of art and drama!  A morning of theatre camp at YPT and an afternoon of visual arts!