Summer Camp Programs

You've Got Options!

There are a lot of different summer camp ensembles at Traveling Players, and we want to help you find the best fit. Here are some tips, depending on what grade you’re in

acting camp for middle school

Traveling Players offers a range of summer camp programs for campers between 3rd – 12th grade, with one week beginner actor training all the way up to advanced, intensive acting training in our 5- and 7-week acting camp programs. That’s a lot of choices! 

Click on your current grade to see what options are available to you.

Join us for our special one-week Acting Sampler, a perfect introduction to theatre, the outdoors and the wonderfully supportive TPE community.  Offered three times throughout the summer!
 For a single week of summer fun, select the Acting Sampler.  For the chance to put on a full play, check out the two-weeMythology Ensembletake your skills from the Acting Sampler to the next level and build characters, learn parts, and perform on the big stage, all while learning about ancient theatre and mythology.
You’ve got a lot of options, depending on how long you want to be with us.  Want just one week? Try the Acting Sampler.  Interested in being part of a show?  Go with the Mythology Ensemble.  Or, if you’re ready to commit, you could sign up for the full 4-week Middle School Ensemble.  You can also do both to get more TPE in your summer: Mythology is a great prep for Middle School.
Your options depend on how long you want to be with us! Mythology Ensemble is a great 2-week introduction to doing a full show with Traveling Players. Or, if you’re ready to commit, you could sign up for the full 4-week Middle School Ensemble. You can also do both to get more TPE in your summer: Mythology is a great prep for Middle School!
Our fun, 4-week Middle School Ensemble is the place for you. For a totally TPE summer, sign up for both sessions to be in both shows! 

Current 8th Graders have so many choices! 

There’s a reason we call this the “choice year”. You can sign up for Middle School EnsembleHigh School Ensemble, Technical Theatre, or you can even audition for Commedia Troupe. How will you ever make up your mind? Learn more about all your options!
Our high school camp options are more about what you want out of your summer. Want to have a high-intensity Shakespeare experience, sharpening your classical skillsHigh School Ensemble is perfect for you. Prefer working behind the scenes?  Go with Technical Theatre.  More interested in improvisation and physical comedy? Try Commedia Troupe. Ready for a major commitment, rigorous rehearsal and a professional two-week tour? Traveling Troupe is the way to go. 
Want to spend the whole summer at TPE? Try either Traveling Troupe or the High School/Commedia double session.

Want to add just a little bit more TPE into your summer? Are you already registered for one of our summer programs but would love do one more overnight with all your friends, lend a hand in the shops, or assist a director? Internships are limited availability, customized 1- or 2-week programs—just for you!

If you’re still not sure where you belong, you can always ask us for advice at 703-987-1712 or info@travelingplayers.org.