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2021 Summer Camp Feature: Big Star Performing Arts Studio

Theatre, Dance, Music, Arts

By Snoqualmie Issaquah Sammamish Macaroni Kid March 11, 2021

At Big Star Studios we have something for every age this summer! We are running two Summer Stock full-scale productions of Annie JR and Legally Blonde the Musical JR. We also offer a variety of camps for ages 3 and up! Everything from Frozen musical theater camps all the way up to a Set and Design camp for our summer production of Annie Jr the Musical! For the first time ever we are offering a summer enrichment program for preschoolers Monday-Thursday from 9am-1 pm!

2021 SUMMER CLASSES
Weekly Classes June 14th- August 21st


Auditions for Competition Performance Team (CPT) and our Summer Stock Shows of Annie, JR for all ages and Legally Blonde the Musical, JR for tweens/teens will be held on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021. Email info@bigstarstudios.com for a time slot

MONDAY-THURSDAY:
9:00 AM-1 PM Summer Preschool Enrichment (choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 days per week for the 9-week session)

MONDAYS:

5:00-6 PM Summer Hip Hop with Mr. Chris
6:00-7:30 PM CPT Hip Hop with Mr. Chris

TUESDAYS:
4:00-7 PM Summer Stock Annie JR (All Ages) with
Mrs. Kathy, Miss Sarah & Miss Marcy
6:00-9 PM Summer Stock Tween/Teen Ensemble Legally Blonde
the Musical JR with Mrs. Kathy, Mr. Chris & Mr. Jacob

WEDNESDAYS:

4:00-7 PM Summer Stock Annie JR  (All Ages)
with Mrs. Kathy, Miss Sarah & Miss Marcy
6:00-9PMSummer Stock Tween/Teen Ensemble Legally Blonde
the Musical JR with Mrs. Kathy, Mr. Chris & Mr. Jacob


Summer Stock Performances of Annie JR and Legally Blonde the Musical JR will be at Carco Theater in Renton on Friday, August 20th at 5 pm and 7:30 pm.

Auditions for Competition Performance Team (CPT) and roles in our Summer Stock Shows of Annie JR & Legally Blonde the Musical will be held oon are on Saturday, May 22nd! 

Please email info@bigstarstudios.com with any questions or a time slot. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR 2021 SUMMER CLASSES



Summer Stock All Ages Production of Annie 

(Tuesday & Wednesday, June 14th-August 21st   4-7 PM – ALL Ages)
Cost: $895 for the 10-week summer session with 6 hours of rehearsal time each week. Billed in two equal payments of $447 on July 1st and August 1st there will also be a $60 materials fee which covers the show kits and scripts for each student.

Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie JR.features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure.
With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
With plenty of parts to go around, including featured roles as well as ensemble parts for orphans, servants and tourists, Annie JR. is ideal for productions involving different grade levels.

Summer Stock Teen Ensemble Legally Blonde

(Tuesday & Wednesday, June 22nd-August 21st   6-9 PM – Ages 12 & up)
Cost: $895 for the 10-week summer session with 6 hours of rehearsals each week. Billed in two equal payments of $447 on July 1st and August 1st there will also be a $60 materials fee which covers the show kits & scripts for each student.

Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde The Musical JR. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit and sass — leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink!
Legally Blonde JR. follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. When Elle's boyfriend, Warner, dumps her and heads to Harvard, claiming she's not "serious" enough, Elle takes matters into her own hands, crafting a showy song-and-dance personal essay and charming her way into law school. Befriending classmate, Emmett, and spunky hairdresser, Paulette, along the way, Elle finds that books and looks aren't mutually exclusive.  As Elle begins outsmarting her peers, she realizes that law may be her natural calling after all.
Legally Blonde JR. features large, energetic dance numbers with an expandable cast of sorority sisters, law school students, hairdressers and more.
Summer Stock Performances of Annie JR and Legally Blonde the Musical JR will be at Carco Theater in Renton on Friday, August 20th at 5pm and 7:30pm.



CAMPS AT BIG STAR STUDIOS

All camps 9:30 am-3:30 pm are $375 for the full week M-F


June 21-June 25th  (Ages 5-8) Intro to Musical Theater
“A Day at Disney” Song and Dance Camp

Beginning Musical Theater focuses on developing new skills, exploring their hidden talents, and building their self-confidence. In this popular camp songs and scenes from Disney musicals will be selected for the class. "A Day at Disney" camp will include a Disney theme for each day of camp! Think Moana, Frozen, Peter Pan and all the classics. In addition to the music, acting and choreography selection, the camp's arts & crafts portion also revolves around the theme of the day where the kids create an art project that will mirror the Disney camp's theme each day. There will be a performance and presentation of their work on Friday at the end of the camp day for parents to enjoy!


June 28th-July 2nd (Aged 3-6) Musical Theater
“A Day at Disney” Song and Dance Camp

Musical Theater focuses on developing new skills, exploring their hidden talents, and building their self-confidence. In this popular camp songs and scenes from Disney musicals will be selected for the class. "A Day at Disney" camp will include a Disney theme for each day of camp! This Disney camp will focus on some selections geared for the little bit older set and be a ton of fun. Think Mary Poppins, High School Musical, Harry Potter, Shrek and so many more! In addition to the music, acting and choreography selection, the camp's arts & crafts portion also revolves around the theme of the day where the kids create an art project that will mirror the Disney camp's theme. There will be a performance and presentation of their work on Friday at the end of the camp day for parents to enjoy!

July 5th- 9th (Ages 8+)  Musical Theater Song and Dance Camp
Musical Theater gives students a taste of putting on a show while developing new skills, exploring their hidden talents, and building their self-confidence. Songs and scenes from popular theater movies will be selected for the class. This is a performance-based camp and will inspire students to focus on characterization, dialogue and on-stage verbal and non-verbal communication. Each student will experiment with costumes, props, blocking and choreography culminating in their final performance. This camp is sure to be a hit with your kiddos!


July 12th- 16th (Ages 3-6) Intro to Musical Theater FROZEN
Song and Dance Camp!

Come sing, dance and explore your inner performer at this theater and art-inspired Frozen camp! We will go on adventures with Queen Elsa, Princess Anna and embark on new adventures with their friends Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf. Come join us at Big Star as we turn our big studio into a Frozen-themed wonderland! We will be doing songs and dances from Frozen and snowflakes in the Frozen forest!!

July 19th -23rd(Ages 8+) Musical Theater  “Disney on Broadway”
Song and Dance Camp

Disney + Broadway, what more could you ask for? Students will take a step into the Wonderful World of Disney on Broadway by exploring musicals that touched the Great White Way including, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Frozen, and MORE… Together with Mr. Chris (a huge Disney fanatic himself!) the students will be singing and dancing to some of the most beloved songs of our time! This will all be in preparation for an end of camp showcase on Friday. Students will invite families to come and enjoy a showcase of all the singing, acting and dancing the kids will have worked on throughout the week.

July 26th-July 30th  (Ages 3-6 ) Singing, Acting & Dancing Camp
Does your little star-like to sing in the bathtub, put on shows with their stuffies or dance all around the house?  This camp will focus on all three of these things, giving students an opportunity to perform and have fun while learning about the basics of theater, such as stage directions and slating.  We will work on singing on pitch and rhythm, becoming a character, and using movement to tell a story. Perfect for a young performer to shine! There will be a performance on Friday at the end of the camp day to showcase what the kids worked on over the week!

August 2nd-6th   (Ages 8+) Set & Stage Design for
Annie JR the Musical!

This camp is a great opportunity for kids to experience what it is like to be a part of the backstage crews that make the shows really come alive on stage. Campers will have the opportunity to create the backdrops and props for our all-ages Summer Stock Production of Annie JR. Everything from mops and rags in It’s a Hard Knock Life to a fancy mansion with Mr. Warbucks we will set the stage for this wonderful production. Once the kids have spent the week creating these pieces to bring Annie JR alive on stage, they will all be invited to attend the performance on to see their hard work in action on Friday, August 20th at 5:30pm.


August 9th-13th  (Ages 8+) Hip Hop, Jazz and Musical Theater Dance Camp
Explore Hip Hop and Jazz through hit musicals including Hamilton, In the Heights, Fame, Bandstand and other dance-heavy musicals. Throughout the week we will be working on dance technique, choreography, emoting through movement, and freestyling to allow the students to really get a grasp on what creates the ideal Broadway dancer. The students will learn several routines that will be performed during an end-of-camp showcase on Friday. Students will invite families to sit and enjoy a showcase of everything students have worked so hard on throughout the week.


August 16th-20th (Ages 3-6 ) Singing, Acting & Dancing Camp
Does your little star-like to sing in the bathtub, put on shows with their stuffies, or dance all around the house?  This camp will focus on all three of these things, giving students an opportunity to perform and have fun while learning about the basics of theater, such as stage directions and slating.  We will work on singing on pitch and rhythm, becoming a character, and using movement to tell a story. Perfect for a young performer to shine! There will be a performance on Friday at the end of the camp day to showcase what the kids worked on over the week!


We provide creative and fun summer camps and weekly Hip Hop classes all summer! We have something for every performer, creative, maker, and artist in your life. From Disney to Hamilton to Set and Costume Design, our programs are difficult to match in Snoqualmie Valley! Check out our camp lineup to find the perfect fit for your kiddo! Does your child want to participate in a real musical production this summer? Big Star Studios is offering two options this summer (Beauty & the Beast, Jr. ALL AGES & Matilda! Ages 12+), our Summer Stock shows are bound to be crowd-pleasers! Auditions are being held on May 9th and are for role assignment only. Everyone gets a part! Email info@bigstarstudios.com for a time slot. Do you have a performer in your life who is ready to take their craft to the next level? If so, Competition Performance Team (CPT) might be for you! CPT is our top-tier program at Big Star. CPT is an audition-only placement. Auditions for the 2019/2020 Season are on May 9th! Email info@bigstarstudios.com for a time slot. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMPS