Camp Details

This Summer's Amazing Performance will be......


~ Calling All Young Actors Ages 9 to 14 ~

2024 Camp Dates: 

Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 2nd 9:00am - 3:00 pm

Matinée Performance on Saturday, August 3rd

2:00 pm @ The Backdoor Theater in Nederland

Week at a glance:

Monday 7/29 and Tuesday 7/30 ~ Camp will take place on our 6 acre property near Magnolia and Pine Glade. These days will be filled with theater games, learning lines, building and painting sets, making costumes and acting on our outdoor stage! Actors will need to bring a sack lunch, water bottle, sun hat, sunscreen and a rain jacket each day. Please wear clothes that are okay to get dirty.

Wednesday 7/31 - Friday 8/2 ~ Camp will take place at The Backdoor Theater Stage located in the Nederland Community Center from 9:00 to 3:00. This day will be dedicated to set installation and dress rehearsal. Students will need to bring black socks and black pants or leggings. Kayla Evans will likely be co-directing with us on this day. Please bring a sack lunch and water bottle.

Saturday 8/3 ~ The culminating performance will take place on Saturday at The Backdoor Theater. All actors will need to arrive an hour and a half before the show for make-up and costumes. Matinee Performance @ 2:00 pm. Everyone is welcome and tickets are free! (Optional donations to support the arts in Nederland are welcome.) 

About the play:  Macbeth by William Shakespeare

This year's play will be filled with lots of action, witchery, and sword play sure to entertain all ages. The story of Macbeth is set in ancient Scotland and is based on incidents that really happened in the 11th century.  

The play tells the story of a brave Scottish general named Macbeth. At the start of the play, Macbeth receives a prophecy from three mysterious witches who tell him that he will become king. This prophecy plants a seed of ambition in Macbeth's mind.

Encouraged by his ambitious wife, Lady Macbeth, Macbeth decides to take fate into his own hands. He murders King Duncan while he is visiting Macbeth's castle, and then he becomes king himself. However, guilt and paranoia start to consume Macbeth, making him see enemies everywhere.

As Macbeth becomes more ruthless to hold onto his power, he orders more murders, including the killing of his friend Banquo and Banquo's son, Fleance. Meanwhile, Lady Macbeth is tormented by guilt and descends into madness.

In the end, Macbeth's reign of terror comes to an end when opposing forces led by the rightful heir, Malcolm, and the noble Macduff overthrow him. Macduff ultimately kills Macbeth in a dramatic final battle. With Macbeth's death, order is restored to Scotland, and Malcolm becomes the rightful king.

Macbeth is a cautionary tale about the corrupting influence of unchecked ambition and the consequences of one's actions. It teaches us the importance of morality, integrity, and the dangers of blindly pursuing power at any cost.