chevron-right icon Melanie Kitchens O'Meara, Assistant Professor, Augusta University
chevron-right icon Doug Joiner, Lecturer, Augusta University
Augusta University Theatre Camp is an exciting opportunity for students interested in building their acting skills, or even those looking to try something new. Students will be in two groups: those in 6th to 8th grades and those in 9th to 12th grades. Theatre Camp is a week full of acting, theater games, workshops, audition tips, costuming, as well as a peek at what goes on backstage and more! The one week session will conclude with a showcase at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre where students can invite family to see what they have learned.
All camp activities will take place on the Augusta University, Summerville Campus located at 2500 Walton Way. The campus was originally used as an United States Army Arsenal and now houses many of the undergraduate programs. Student will have the opportunity to be fully immersed in campus surroundings while gaining familiarity with classrooms and performance venues (Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre & D. Doug Bernard Jr. Amphitheatre) at Augusta University. The History Walk, the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, The Honors Program and the Maxwell Alumni House are all found on the Summerville Campus. It is also home to the James M. Hull College of Business, College of Education, College of Science and Mathematics, and the Pamplin College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences.
For lunch students will dine in the Jaguar Student Activities Center, the heartbeat of the campus and a short walk from where daily activities to take place. Students may bring lunch from home, or bring money to pruchase food from the Summerville Food Court. The Jaguar Student Activities Center offers Slice of Life Pizza, sub sandwiches, Hissho Sushi, WoW Cafe as well as a variety of grab-and go food items.
Early Tuition (through April 30th)
Tuition (after April 30th)
There is a $50 cancellation fee deducted from all refunds. Refunds will be processed up until June 4th, 2018. No refunds will be given after this date. To cancel your registration, please contact the PaCE office at 706-721-1490 no later than June 4th, 2018.
Students who plan to attend the Augusta University Theatre Camp 2018 may submit an essay on the theme, The Importance of Theatre to a Community, to be eligible to receive one of the two scholarships. Essays must be received by April 20, 2018. The two winners selected will have their camp tuition fee waived. See the Essay Contest Rules for more details.
All students participating in camps at Augusta University are required to provide supplemental information so that camp staff may act appropriately in the event of an emergency. All students are required to have a release form on file with the Division of Professional and Community Education office before they can participate in camp activities. Any student who does not have a release form on file will not be permitted to participate in camp activities.
Once registered, you will receive an email with release forms for you to print and complete. Forms should be submitted the same day the student is registered. Please see options for submitting required forms below.
(Subject line: Theatre Camp 2018 – Student’s Name)
In Person: Augusta University
Division of Professional and Community Education
1120 15th St, FI-1066
Augusta, GA 30912