Transformation Theatre Company
Register now through March 15 for 15% off Tuition!
Does not include registration fee
This summer, the spotlight is on stage at Monarch Global Academy Laurel!
About the Camps
The curtain is going up for this fun-filled week of performing arts! Join us for a week-long camp focusing on the three main components of musical theatre, singing, dancing, and acting! Your camper will have a blast as they sing and dance to Broadway hits! Students will build confidence playing improv games, working on group acting scenes, dancing, singing, and so much more! Let us take you on this exciting musical theatre adventure as you reach for the stars and are Broadway Bound! There will be an exciting showcase for the families on Friday, July 14.
About the Camp Director:
Vicki is a professional choreographer, director, producer, teacher, and performer. She has been dancing since the age of 2 and her performing travels have taken her throughout the US, Europe, and South America. She has appeared in HBO Special, National Tours, Regional theatre, TV series, Las Vegas, and Atlantic City. Her Theatre performing credits include, How to Succeed, Guys & Dolls, Carousel, Cabaret, Sweet Charity, Music Man, King & I, Fiddler on the Roof, Mame, and more. Special Events-Choreography, Directing, and Production – USA Gymnastics Trials for Barcelona; Six Flags Corp; Towson University – Pendragon’s Lords of Illusion; Cunard Cruise Ships; Recording Artists – Children’s Guild Kids Cabaret Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, Industrials for McDonald’s, DuPont, Anheuser Busch, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American Lung Association, Cystic Fibrosis, The Annapolis Chorale. Learn more…
Rising Grades 3-8
July 10 –14
9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Have a MERRY time! During this week-long camp, campers will explore fairy tales and perform them. Campers will be introduced to theatre, speaking, and stage presence while they practice reading comprehension strategies. This camp is perfect for your tiny thespian, curious about drama. There will be a showcase for families on Friday, July 21st. Please take note of the grade levels and times for this camp.
About the Camp Director:
Meg Nemeth is leading the Merry Tales program. She is the arts integration teacher at Monarch Global Academy Laurel. Additionally, she teaches middle school theater and leads the school’s drama club in full-scale plays and musicals. She has a master’s degree in Arts Integration through Towson University’s MAIAI program. The arts are her heart and soul. She has dedicated her life to helping that shy kid who felt they didn’t have a voice, learn to sing and shout to the world!
Rising Grades PreK – K
8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Rising Grades 1-2
12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
On Day 1, campers will begin the process of putting on a show!
This is a GREAT opportunity for beginning and experienced performers to practice all parts of the production process in a safe environment. From practicing audition skills to the curtain call at the end, campers will build skills in all elements of a musical theatre performance!
This *two-week* musical theater camp culminates in a full performance of Peter Pan Adventures for friends and families, to be held at Monarch Academy Annapolis on Friday, August 4.
About the Camp Director:
Karin Abbott has been teaching for 23 years and is the Arts Integration Specialist at Monsignor Slade Catholic School and is the former Arts Integration Specialist at Monarch Academy Annapolis. She also teaches music and directs the theater department for students ages 4-14 at the school. She has been providing musical theater workshops and summer camps to children and teens in Anne Arundel County for 13 years. She received her certification in Arts Integration from Towson University in 2016 and is committed to educating the whole child through the use of creative and performing arts.
Rising Grades 3-8
July 24–August 4*
9:00 a.m.–3 p.m.
*Campers must attend both weeks
Camp Schedule, Orientation, & Performance Showcase
July 10-14, 2023 Broadway Bound Rising Grades 3-8 9:00 a.m.-3 p.m. $250/week
July 17-21, 2023 Merry Tales Rising Grades Pre K-K 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. $175/week
July 17-21, 2023 Merry Tales Rising Grades 1-2 12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. $175/week
July 24 - Aug 4, 2023 It's Showtime Rising Grades 3-8 9:00 a.m.-3 p.m. $500 for two-week camp, (campers must attend both weeks)
Drop Off/Pick Up Procedures
Campers for Broadway Bound, and It’s Showtime may arrive at 8:45 a.m.
Classes begin at 9:00 a.m. Please plan to arrive for pick-up at 2:45 p.m., dismissal will occur at 3 p.m. This allows time for you to sign your child out.
Campers for Merry Tales 1 should arrive at 8:15 a.m.. Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. Campers for Merry Tales 2 should arrive at 12:15. Classes begin at 12:30.
Merry Tales has 2 pick-up times this year:
Merry Tales 1 (morning): Arrive for pick-up at 11:15 for 11:30 dismissal.
Merry Tales 2 (afternoon): Arrive for pick-up at 3:15 for 3:30 dismissal.
All children must be signed out by an authorized person. Parents/guardians, if there is an emergency and you are running late, please call us so we may let your child know you are coming but are running behind, or if you are not able to pick up your child and someone else will.
Camp Information & Policies
Parent Orientation on First Day of Camp:
Orientation for all new students and parents of Transformation Theatre Company will be held the first Monday of each Camp. Once at Monarch Global Academy, please report to the Gymnasium and the Camp registration desk to check-in. There will be a brief meeting about camp, and to meet your camp directors and camp counselors.
Campers are encouraged to bring their own water bottles or snacks. Campers may carry their water bottles around camp as we change for each class. Please make sure you have your name on your snacks and water and especially disposable water bottles. We ask that campers do not share their food with others as some children may have specific food allergies.
What to Wear:
One T-shirt provided for each registrant to wear on performance day, additional T-shirts are available for $15 each.
Wear comfortable clothes that are appropriate for movement—tights, leotards, and tap shoes are not necessary (however, please feel free to bring any dance shoes if your child already has them). Recommended clothing for all campers: athletic wear like bike shorts, leggings, athletic shorts; socks and sneakers; t-shirts. No skirts as this may hinder some dance movements. No jewelry as it may get broken or lost. No sandals or clogs.
Additional Information & Policies:
- We do not administer any type of medications to children unless specified in writing at time of registration. We will have a small first aid kit on site, mostly with adhesive bandages.
- Transportation is not provided.
- No electronics are allowed to be used during instructional time.
- Broadway Bound is $250 per student per week. It’s Showtime is $500 per student for two weeks, must attend both weeks. Merry Tales 1 & Merry Tales 2 are $175 per student per week.
- There is a required non-refundable $10 registration fee per student. Registration fee MUST be paid to qualify for a scholarship.
- Registration fees will be returned in full if the camp does not meet its minimum enrollment requirements.
- Scholarships are available on a sliding scale for Monarch Academy students.
- Siblings are eligible for a 10% discount.
- Payment is through our registration system and by credit or debit card only.
Monarch Global Academy Laurel is located at 430 Brock Bridge Road
Laurel, MD 20724
Looking forward to seeing you at Camp!!