Summer Performing Arts Workshop

New for 2016! Fun and immersive three-week program.

Cape Cod Community College is excited to announce a new Summer Performing Arts Workshop for students entering 6, 7 and 8th grades.

This fun and immersive three-week program gives participants the full experience of rehearsing and performing a show for a live audience. With opportunities for those interested in being on stage or behind the scenes, this engaging workshop will help develop basic theatre skills including improvisation, character development, stage makeup and costuming, lighting and set design.

Session Workshop Performances
August 8–26
Monday – Friday
9:00am–4:00pm
The Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl August 22–26
Tilden Arts Center

Students must supply their own lunch or they may purchase lunch in the Campus Cafeteria. Each session will produce a one act play/musical for public performance in the final week of the workshop.

Sample Daily Schedule (Weeks 1 & 2)
9:00am Check In
9:15–9:45am Theatre Improv Games
9:45–10:45am Costume Design & Construction
10:45am–12:15pm Rehersal (for performers)
Set Design (for technicians)
12:15–1:00pm Lunch and Break
1:00–1:30pm Stage Makeup Techniques
1:30–3:00pm Rehersal (for performers)
Lighting and Special Effects (for technicians)
3:00–3:30pm Poster Design
3:30–4:00pm Clean Up, Wrap Up, Improv Games
Sample Daily Schedule (Week 3)
9:00am Check In
9:15–9:30am Warm Ups
9:30–10:45am Preshow Prep
11:00am–12:00pm Performance
12:00–12:45pm Lunch and Break
12:45–1:45pm Preshow Prep
2:00–3:00pm Performance
3:00–4:00pm Clean Up, Wrap Up, Improv Games

Please register by August 5 – enrollment is limited to 24 students in each session.

To enroll your child in Cape Cod Community College's Summer Performing Arts Workshop, please fill out an application formPDF document. All applications should be mailed to or dropped off at:

Cape Cod Community College
The Center for Corporate and Professional Education
540 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

For more information:

Vana Trudeau
774.330.4766
vtrudeau@capecod.edu