Asolo Rep Summer Education and Camps for Young Artists


Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Education & Engagement team announces an
exciting lineup of creative camps for young artists ages 6 to 14 this summer. The weeklong sessions
run June 12 through Aug. 4, and each week of camp brings a new and exciting theme, so campers
can choose to attend more than one session. Campers can also attend partial weeks, choosing their
own adventure by picking which days they’d like to attend. Participants of all experience levels will
have the opportunity to blossom and hone their theatrical skills in a creative, playful and welcoming
environment. No experience necessary – theatre is for everyone! 

June 12-16: Artistic Adventures
This new half day camp at Out of Door Academy, Uihlein Campus in Lakewood Ranch uses theatrical
skills from all elements of the art form to encourage campers to use their imaginations, to express
their ideas and to explore their world through theatre.

June 19-23: Courageous Creating
This new half day camp at Out of Door Academy, Uihlein Campus in Lakewood Ranch is perfect for
young artists with big imaginations! Campers will collaborate with Teaching Artists, using elements of
performance, storytelling and design to devise an original story complete with unique characters and

June 26-30: Creator Camp
Asolo Rep collaborates with Sarasota Contemporary Dance for Creator Camp: a space for young
artists to imagine, explore and discover through stories. Young Artists will work with professional
teaching artists to use dance, drama and art to construct stories and performances of their own

July 3-7: Drama Days!
Drama Days invites campers to experience a different theatre adventure every day. Students do not
need a background in theatre or to enjoy performing to have a great time – they just need to bring
their imagination and be ready to play, collaborate and create! 

July 10-14: Quest!
Check your stats, look for traps and roll the dice. Do you love role-playing games like Dungeons and
Dragons? Test your strategy, create new characters and set off on an epic journey with fellow

July 17-21: Miniature Worlds
Imagine thrilling planets, fascinating histories and spectacular civilizations. With a cardboard box and
a spark of inspiration, what kind of world will you create? 

July 24-28: Twisted Tales
What happens when familiar stories explode into something brand new? With a little theatre magic,
team up with fellow creators to discover bold takes on beloved tales.

July 31-Aug. 4: Trash Into Treasure
The most incredible treasures are often hidden in plain sight. In this camp, young artists will explore
the world of theatrical design, turning overlooked objects into extraordinary inventions. 
Early Bird pricing is available now through May 15 th . Each week of camp is $200 with morning and
aftercare available for an additional cost. For more information and online registration
visit Registration is also available by calling Asolo Rep’s Box Office at
941.351.8000. Theatre for All scholarships and financial assistance are available through generous
support from the Barancik Foundation. An application is available here.

Now in its 64 th season, Asolo Repertory Theatre is recognized as one of the premier professional
theatres in America and one of the largest in the Southeastern United States. One of the few select
theatres in the nation that performs in true rotating repertory, Asolo Rep’s highly skilled acting
company and extensive craftsmanship bring to life this unique performance method that gives
audiences the opportunity to see multiple productions in the span of a few days. Asolo Rep presents
up to 10 productions each season, including contemporary and classic works and provocative
musical theatre experiences. A theatre district in and of itself, Asolo Rep is committed to expanding
its reach into the community, furthering its collaboration with the best theatre artists working in the
industry today and cultivating new artists through its affiliation with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for
Actor Training. Under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards and
Managing Director Linda DiGabriele, Asolo Rep’s ambitious theatrical offerings and ground-breaking
education and community programming engage audiences and ensure its lasting legacy for future
generations. Visit to learn more.