Underground Railway Theater provides training for young people ages 6 and up through classes and intensive programs. Aspiring theater artists learn skills in script analysis, ensemble building, puppetry, mask, and performance, alongside URT Teaching Artists and CST professionals.
Who Can Participate?
Youth ages 6 and up. We require a “Get to Know You” meeting for students 6-8 years old.
Counselor in Training (CIT): CIT positions open to young people ages 13 and older. Previous program experience preferred and interview required.
Days and Duration
Summer Stage (all programs) run Mondays through Fridays 9AM – 3PM.
Final performances are last Thursday of each session at 3PM
2015 Summer Stage Offerings
Brave the Bard, Session I: July 6-17, 2015 Open to ages 6+
Spend your summer with Shakespeare. Step up and take the challenge of performing an adaptation of one of the Bard’s most enduring plays. URT Teaching Artists will provide training in iambic pentameter, the world of Shakespeare, and performance.
Acting Funny, Session II: July 20-31, 2015, Open to ages 6+
What makes an audience laugh? Discover tricks of the Comedy Greats of the stage. URT Teaching Artists will guide participants in training in slapstick, commedia, clowning, stand-up, and more.
Brave the Bard, Session III: August 3-14, 2015, Open to ages 6+
By popular demand, we’ve added a second session for this summer! Step up and take the challenge of performing an adaptation of one of the Bard’s most enduring plays. URT Teaching Artists will provide training in iambic pentameter, the world of Shakespeare, and performance.
Summer Stage Fees
Each Session: $525
A $100 Deposit per session is required to confirm your student’s participation in Summer Stage. Please see below for more information on how to register.
10% Sibling Discount!
If you have two children in the same household registering for our Summer Stage programming, receive 10% off the price of each session for the second student. Please note: when registering discount will be taken off the balance of your payment unless paying in full.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation of a Session by the Participant at any time up to fourteen (14) days prior to the agreed upon Session start date will result in the loss of one-half (1/2) of deposit. Cancellation within 14 days of start of class will result in the loss of the full deposit. Cancellation policy assessed on a per student basis. Any classes cancelled due to low enrollment will receive full refund.
Register or Pay Your Balance!
Secure your student’s spot either by registering online and paying by credit card, or by registering by mail, which will allow you to download a PDF of our form and mail it in with a check for payment. If you’ve already registered for a 2015 Summer Stage Session with a deposit but need to pay your balance, click the “Pay My Balance” button.