MUSKEGON – Muskegon Civic Theatre is accepting applications for students who want to participate in this summer’s Limelight Musical Theatre Camp.
The new, one-week camp is open to students, in grades 6-12, who already have some experience in singing, dancing and/or acting.
The camp will run June 18-24, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The application deadline is May 31.
Camp participants will work with a professional creative team to rehearse and perform “Fame Jr. — The Musical,” a full-scale musical theatre production.
Rehearsals will be daily, on stage at the historic Frauenthal Theater in downtown Muskegon.
Limelight Musical Theatre Camp will culminate with a 7 p.m. June 24 performance of “Fame, Jr. — The Musical” at the Frauenthal.
MCT also is accepting applications for students who want to work on the technical aspects of musical theatre.
Students in the Limelight Production Track will spend afternoons shadowing design and production professionals in the areas of set, costumes, props, lights and sound, and stage management.
Camp will be limited to the first 50 students who register. Registration is $210 per student, which includes a show T-shirt and a non-refundable $20 deposit.
Full payment must be received by June. 4. Checks should be made payable to Muskegon Civic Theatre.
No tuition reimbursement will be given to registrants who cancel less than seven days — later than June 4 — before camp starts.
Partial scholarships are available for students from families who demonstrate financial need.
To qualify for a scholarship, students must submit:
• a school lunch program documentation, or a most recent W-2 form;
• a letter of recommendation from a teacher;
- an MCT scholarship application which is available at the MCT office, or online at the MCT web site, muskegoncivictheatre.org.
- a nonrefundable deposit of $10.
The MCT office is at 425 W. Western Avenue, Suite 401, in the Frauenthal Office Building, inside the downtown Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts complex. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
For further information, call the MCT office, (231) 722-3852.