Summer Camp 2022

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Home

/hōm/

Noun 1. the place where one lives

Home. The word conjures up different visions for each of us. Home can be a place we physically reside; it can be where our family or friends live; it can mean something spiritual; it can be internal rather than external. As we began our show selection process, the popular adage “Home is where the heart is” immediately sprang to mind.

 

For many of us, PVTC is a home away from home, and a safe place where we can make art straight from the heart. Come join us this summer for an exploration of what home means to each one of us. We are so excited to welcome you back home – not only to the redwoods, but back into the theater and onto our stage!

Important Dates

Jan. 24, 2022  - Pre-registration opens

Jan. 24, 2022  - Applications for internships open 

Jan. 27, 2022  - General Registration Open

Mar. 20, 2022 - Parent Orientation at 2pm

Mar. 20, 2022 - Script pick up 1-4pm

Mar. 18, 2022 -  Intern applications due

Apr. 9, 2022 - Audition workshop 10-11:30am

Apr. 15, 2022 - Audition forms & video submissions due

May 13, 2022 - Casting Announced

Get ready to make memories, flex your creative muscles, and spend a summer under the redwood trees.

An Inclusive Theatre Experience

PVTC is committed to creating an artistic space where all feel welcome, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, disability, creed, financial circumstance, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We acknowledge the historical biases that have left marginalized communities out and recognize that equity can only be fully achieved by addressing these biases.  We strive to uplift and promote all communities in our artistic endeavors.

Land Acknowledgement

Portola Valley is located on traditional Ohlone lands. We recognize the cultural heritage and traditions of those indigenous to this place.

We've created an FAQ  page so you can learn more about our thought process. Please reach out to info@pvtc-ca.org with additional questions about programming.

 SUMMER CAMPS

Vaccinations are required for all eligible individuals

  • Registration:

    • January 24th - Pre-Registration for returning families; 2022 intern applications open

    • January 27th - Registration opens to the general public

  • Tuition: For families in a position to give, we request an additional $200/week per camper tax-deductible contribution to cover costs of teaching artists, supplies and scholarships.

  • Summer Staff: Meet the dedication, talented & passionate members of PVTC's summer staff that inspire creativity & push the boundaries of what theatre can be HERE.

Session I

Frozen JR.

Jun 13th-Jul 1st

Three Weeks

Entering grades K-8th

This 60-minute magical musical has all of your favorite characters and songs from the 2013 Disney film, plus a few more that are sure to melt your heart!

Session II

Tech Camp

July 5th-15th

Two Weeks

Entering grades 4th-8th

Tech campers will learn the fundamentals of technical theatre and will actively participate in creating elements that support camp productions.

Session IV

Storybook Theatre Camp

Aug. 8th-12th

One Week

Ages 3-5

Throughout this week of theatrical magic, students will play theatre games to build acting skills, flex imaginative play through improvisation, explore a treasure chest of costumes, read storybooks, create art projects, and much more!

Session II

Frozen KIDS

July 5th-15th

Two Weeks

Entering grades 1-6th

Summers have been getting hotter and hotter, but if you use your imagination, you might feel an icy chill in this 30-minute musical.

Session III

Homemade: A Show We Made Ourselves

July 18th-29th

Two Weeks

Entering grades 4th-8th

Work as both actor and playwright as you discover vibrant characters through improvisation, interviews, and imagination, bringing the story to life in our wondrous redwood grove.

Session IV

Musical Theatre Revue Camp

Aug. 8th-12th

One Week

Entering Grades 1-4

Spend a week acting, dancing, and singing away in this introduction to musical theatre camp that will help your child prepare for future full day camps.

Session II

Squirrel Girl Goes To College

July 5th-15th

Two Weeks

Entering grades 6th-8th

If your passions include theatre, superheroes, and redwood trees, don’t miss out on this adventure story inspired by a nimble and nutty Marvel character!

Session III

Beauty and the Beast

Jul 18th-Aug 5th

Three Weeks

Entering grades 9th-recently graduated 12th

This fantastic full-length musical will feature bright characters, fantastic dancing, wonderful costumes, and maybe even some delicious French pastries along the way!

REFUND POLICY

PVTC recognizes that families may be cautious to sign up for summer programming given the unknowns of the times. In an effort to be flexible with families’ needs, PVTC has updated our refund policy for 2022 as follows:​​

  • ​$100 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. 

  • 25% is non-refundable after March 28th (one week after parent meeting & script pick-up)

  • 50% is non-refundable after April 15th (auditions due)

  • No refunds will be offered after May 12th

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