The Paramount Theatre

Follow us:

Summer Camps 2017

Camp Registration is open now!

CAMP PARAMOUNT 2017

Grades 1–10 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $650

Make lifelong memories performing on the Paramount stage! 4 sessions to choose from!

In this fun and fast-paced 2-week musical theatre camp, campers will perform Broadway style musical numbers and iconic pop hits on the historic Paramount Stage! Campers will not only be preparing for their dynamic final performance, but they will also receive training in voice, acting, dance, and production from professionally trained theatre artists. All sessions are different and unique – Sign up for multiple sessions!

Session 1: June 5th – June 16th — Performance on June 16th at 7pm
Session 2: June 19th – June 30th — Performance on June 30th at 7pm
Session 3: July 17th – July 28th — Performance on July 28th at 7pm
Session 4: July 31st – August 11th — Performance on August 11th at 7pm

If you don’t see your grade listed for a particular session, this indicates the camp is sold out for this grade. We open spots from time to time so please go to our waitlist and complete the form. We will accommodate as many people as possible.

Information and policies
Extended Care, extra T-shirts and performance DVDs available in the campstore.

Camp2017Landing_Camp Paramount

CAMP PARAMOUNT SOUTH 2017

Grades 1–10 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $650

Offered at Baldwin Elementary School, perfect for families that live in South Austin!

In this fun and fast-paced 2-week musical theatre camp, campers will perform Broadway style musical numbers and iconic pop hits on the historic Paramount Stage! Campers will not only be preparing for their dynamic final performance, but they will also receive training in voice, acting, dance, and production from professionally trained theatre artists.

July 10th – July 21st, 2017 at Baldwin Elementary School, 12200 Meridian Park Blvd, Austin, TX 78739

There will be no camp on Friday, July 14th.
The last day of camp, Friday, July 21st will be held at the Paramount Theatre.
Final performance on Friday, July 21st at 7pm at the Paramount Theatre

Information and policies
Extra T-shirts and performance DVDs available in the campstore.
Extended Care will not be offered at this camp.

Camp2017Landing_Camp Paramount

CAMP STORY WRANGLERS 2017

Grades 3–8 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $650

Inspired by our hugely popular in-school Paramount Story Wranglers program, campers will explore story-writing, songwriting, costume and prop design, as well as acting, to create a new, thrilling, hilarious, weird, poignant, SNL-style, you-name-it production. This camp will not only challenge campers to be creative writers, but will challenge them to bring their stories to life! The Stateside Theatre is turned over to our campers on Friday night for their musical-sketch comedy production.

One Session Only: July 3rd – July 14th, 2017
*No camp on Tuesday, July 4th.

Information and policies
Extended Care, extra T-shirts and performance DVDs available in the campstore.

Camp2017Landing_Story Wranglers

CAMP STORY WRANGLERS NORTH 2017

Grades 3–8 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $650

Offered at Davis Elementary School, perfect for families that live in North Austin!

Inspired by our hugely popular in-school Paramount Story Wranglers program, campers will explore story-writing, songwriting, costume and prop design, as well as acting, to create a new, thrilling, hilarious, weird, poignant, SNL-style, you-name-it production. This camp will not only challenge campers to be creative writers, but will challenge them to bring their stories to life! The Stateside Theatre is turned over to our campers on Friday night for their musical-sketch comedy production.

June 19th – June 30th, 2017 at Davis Elementary School, 5214 Duval Rd, Austin, TX 78727

There will be no camp on Friday, June 23.
The last day of camp, Friday, June 30 will be held at Stateside at the Paramount.
Final performance on Friday, June 30 at 6pm at Stateside at the Paramount
Information and policies
Extra T-shirts and performance DVDs available in the  campstore.
Extended Care will not be offered at this camp.

Camp2017Landing_Story Wranglers

Technique Intensives: FILM ACTING 2017

Grades 6–10 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $400

Full-day, one week, pre-professional technique class for older students hosted at the Paramount. Session ends with an informal sharing for friends and family.

The stars of the silver screen have burned brightly at the Paramount for years. This intensive workshop will have students up on their feet learning the ins and outs of TV and Film Acting. Through acting exercises, scene work, and improvisation, students will learn basic techniques and strategies for working in front of a camera. Are you ready for your close up?

One Session Only: July 17th – July 21st, 2017

Information and policies
Extended Care and extra T-shirts available in the campstore.

Camp2017Landing_Film Acting

Technique Intensives: COMEDY 2017

Grades 6–10 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $400

Full-day, one week, pre-professional technique class for older students hosted at the Paramount. Session ends with an informal sharing for friends and family.

At the home of the Moontower Comedy Festival a local professional comic will introduce students to popular genres of comedy including improvisation, sketch-comedy, and stand-up. The next chapter of Austin’s world class comedy scene will include your camper!

One Session Only: July 24th – July 28th, 2017

Information and policies
Extended Care and extra T-shirts available in the campstore.

Camp2017Landing_Comedy

Technique Intensives: SONG WRITING 2017

Grades 6–10 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $400

Full-day, one week, pre-professional technique class for older students hosted at the Paramount. Session ends with an informal sharing for friends and family.

Every year The Paramount and Stateside Theatres host legendary songwriters from Texas and across the country. Our Song Writing Intensive will help foster the next generation! After an introduction to the basics of songwriting, students will have the opportunity to work with a professional songwriter to create their own songs, both in groups and by themselves.
*Playing piano, guitar, or any instrument is a plus, but not required.

One Session Only: July 31st – August 4th, 2017

Information and policies
Extended Care and extra T-shirts available in the campstore.

Camp2017Landing_Song Writing

roboARTS Camp 2017

Grades 3–8 | FULL DAY 9:00–4:00 | $650

The roboARTS Camp is offered through a partnership between the Paramount Academy for the Arts and Science in a Suitcase and is open to any 3rd – 8th grade student. This unique camp will bring together students who are interested in building and programming robots, with students who are passionate about creative writing and performance. This two week, summer session will culminate in a final performance on the Stateside at the Paramount stage. Robots and students will perform side by side, with material written and created by the students themselves. Original scripts, songs, and scenes will be performed and robots will be designed, built, and costumed for the performance!

One Session Only: July 31st – August 11th, 2017 at Hyde Park Baptist Church, 3901 Speedway, Austin, TX 78751

The last day of camp, Friday, August 11 will be held at Stateside at the Paramount.
Final performance on Friday, August 11 at 6pm at Stateside at the Paramount.

Information and policies
Extra T-shirts and performance DVDs available in the campstore. Extended Care will not be offered at this camp.

Camp2017Landing_RoboArts

Registration Procedures for 2017 Summer Camps

The purchase and registration for our camps will be completed through our ticketing website. Here are some tips to make the registration process simple:

  • The purchase process has a time limit of 15 minutes so be prepared before you start the process.
  • If you do not have an account on the Austin Theatre Alliance ticketing website, go to https://tickets.austintheatre.org/account/register.aspx and create an account. Please enter all information including your mailing address and phone number.
  • If you have an account and know your password, go to https://tickets.austintheatre.org/account/login.aspx and review your account details to ensure they reflect your current address and phone number.
  • To reset your password, go to https://tickets.austintheatre.org/account/forgot.aspx.
  • To begin registration, select a camp and select “1” seat to purchase. On the next page you will select your camper (if they are currently in our system) or enter your camper’s name, gender and birthday. On the following page you will enter emergency contact and other information. You must complete all fields with a red asterisks or the system will not let you complete the registration.
  • Once you reach your cart you can click “Continue Shopping” to purchase more camps or check out. After entering payment your registration will be complete!

If you have any questions or problems you may contact Gale Valley at summercamps@austintheatre.org or (512) 692-0526.



Click Here for 2017 Paramount Performing Arts Camps Information & Policies

Click Here to see the staff for the 2017 camps

Click Here for information about Camp Scholarships

All camps will be at the Paramount and Stateside Theatres, located at 713 Congress Avenue in downtown Austin, TX.

Paramount Theatre

@ParamountAustin