Summer Courses 2019-08-08T17:10:33+00:00
SUMMER 2019 ACADEMY COURSES

Summer adventure awaits…

Register your student TODAY for a summer of ADVENTURE at Spokane Civic Theatre Academy!

Pick Two Courses and get $15 Off

Pick Three Courses and get $30 Off

Class Title Day Times Fee
How to Train Your Dragon: Dragon Boot Camp June 24 - 28 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM SOLD OUT Register

When the young dragon population nearly doubles in size, Ruffnut and Tuffnut decide it’s up to them to whip the excitable dragons of Berk into shape

Instructor: Kearney Jordan

Princess Power: Brave, Marida's Rainbow July 8 - 12 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM $125 Register

With her birthday approaching, Queen Elinor reflects on feisty Merida’s early years, and her unbreakable spirit and knack for adventure.

Instructor: Kearney Jordan

Harry Potter: Ginny in Gryffindor Tower July 15 - 19 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM SOLD OUT Register

Ginny helps some fellow first years navigate the ever-changing stairways, and meets some friendly and helpful portraits along the way!

Instructor: Jamie Sciarrio

Harry Potter: SET (Scene Exploration & Tech) July 15 - 19 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM $90 Register

Students will participate in age appropriate design and creation of props, and  instructed in basic set decor, and set painting.  Students will also break down the script’s scenes and characters to understand the fundamentals of dramatic storytelling.  A unique and interactive way to study the many on and offstage elements of a production.

Instructor: Sam Holland

Harry Potter: Hagrid’s Magical Creature Feature July 15 - 19 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $125 Register
Hagrid is so excited to be promoted to professor; now he just needs to get his array of magical creatures to cooperate for class!

Instructor: Kearney Jordan

Down on the Farm: Click Clack Moo July 29 - August 2 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM $125 Register

Farmer Brown has a problem: his cows like to type.  Join the hilarity that ensues when Farmer Brown’s cows go on strike.

Instructor: Jamie Sciarrio

The Heart of Africa: Madagascar August 12 - 16 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM SOLD OUT Register

Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are in for an adventure when they leave the safety of the NYC Zoo for the wild plains of Madagascar.

Instructor: Ben Dyck

The Heart of Africa: SET (Scene Exploration & Tech) August 12 - 16 11:00 - 1:00 PM $90 Register
Students will participate in age appropriate design and creation of props, and  instructed in basic set decor, and set painting.  Students will also break down the script’s scenes and characters to understand the fundamentals of dramatic storytelling.  A unique and interactive way to study the many on and offstage elements of a production.

Instructor: Sam Holland

The Heart of Africa: The Lion King August 12 - 16 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM SOLD OUT Register

Simba learns about loyalty and the circle of life in this classic tale.

Instructor: Ben Dyck

Class Title Day Times Fee
How to Train Your Dragon: The A-Team June 24 - 28 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM $125 Register

After an attack on Berk, Astrid is determined to train a back-up group of warriors.  Just one problem…the pickings are slim.  With some hard work, can Astid keep the island of Berk safe?

Instructor: Jessii Arp

How to Train Your Dragon: SET (Scene Exploration & Tech) June 24 - 28 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM $90 Register
Students will participate in age appropriate design and creation of props, and  instructed in basic set decor, and set painting.  Students will also break down the script’s scenes and characters to understand the fundamentals of dramatic storytelling.  A unique and interactive way to study the many on and offstage elements of a production.

Instructor: Sam Holland

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World June 24 - 28 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM $125 Register

Wanting to honor his father’s legacy, Hiccup sets out to find the mysterious dragon utopia, allowing for both the island of Berk and ever-growing dragons to live in peace and prosperity.

Instructor: Ben Dyck

Princess Power: SET (Scene Exploration & Tech) July 8 - 12 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM $90 Register
Students will participate in age appropriate design and creation of props, and  instructed in basic set decor, and set painting.  Students will also break down the script’s scenes and characters to understand the fundamentals of dramatic storytelling.  A unique and interactive way to study the many on and offstage elements of a production.

Instructor: Sam Holland

Princess Power: The Princess Bride July 8 - 12 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $125 Register
Travel with Westley, Inigo, and Fezzik through the land of Florin in pursuit of Princess Buttercup in this beloved adventure!

Instructor: Ben Dyck

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hermione’s Hogsmeade Haunt July 22 - 26 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM $125 Register

Someone or something is causing strange things to happen all throughout Hogsmeade; can clever Hermione figure out who it is?

Instructor: Jessii Arp

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Harry Potter & The Broom of Requirement July 22 - 26 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM $125 Register

The Gryffindor Quidditch team is more determined than ever to win the Quidditch Cup before Oliver Wood graduates- will they succeed when Harry’s broom is destroyed?

Instructor: Jessii Arp

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter : SET (Scene Exploration & Tech) July 22 - 26 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $90 Register
Students will participate in age appropriate design and creation of props, and  instructed in basic set decor, and set painting.  Students will also break down the script’s scenes and characters to understand the fundamentals of dramatic storytelling.  A unique and interactive way to study the many on and offstage elements of a production.

Instructor: Sam Holland

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Fred & George, Mischief Managed July 22 - 26 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM $125 Register

The Hogwarts gang all learn a lesson or two from Fred and George in what it means to stand up for what’s right….and still have some fun in the process.

Instructor: Jessii Arp

Down on the Farm: Charlotte's Web July 29 - August 2 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM $125 Register

The beloved and enduring tale of the power of friendship between a pair of unlikely friends.

Instructor: Jamie Sciarrio

Down on the Farm: SET (Scene Exploration & Tech) July 29 - August 2 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $90 Register
Students will participate in age appropriate design and creation of props, and  instructed in basic set decor, and set painting.  Students will also break down the script’s scenes and characters to understand the fundamentals of dramatic storytelling.  A unique and interactive way to study the many on and offstage elements of a production.

Instructor: Sam Holland 

Down on the Farm: Because of Winn-Dixie July 29 - August 2 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM $125 Register

10-year old Opal moves to a small Florida town and befriends a dog that shakes up her life for the better.

Instructor: Kearney Jordan

Roald Dahl: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory August 5 - 9 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM $125 Register

A world of pure imagination awaits Charlie Bucket when he gets an elusive golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory.

Instructor: Jamie Sciarrio

Roald Dahl: Fantastic Mr. Fox August 5 - 9 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM $125 Register

Come along on this jolly romp of a war between a quirky band of animal friends and three nasty farmers.

Instructor: Jamie Sciarrio

Roald Dahl: SET (Scene Exploration & Tech) August 5 - 9 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $90 Register
Students will participate in age appropriate design and creation of props, and  instructed in basic set decor, and set painting.  Students will also break down the script’s scenes and characters to understand the fundamentals of dramatic storytelling.  A unique and interactive way to study the many on and offstage elements of a production.

Instructor: Sam Holland

Roald Dahl: The BFG August 5 - 9 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM $125 Register

The whimsical fantasy tale of a friendship between a human girl and a friendly giant as they band forces to stop man-eating giants from invading society.

Instructor: Jamie Sciarrio

Superheroes: Captain Marvel August 19 - 23 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM $125 Register

Carol Danvers world gets turned upside down when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic conflict between two warring alien worlds.

Instructor: Jessii Arp

Superheroes: SET (Scene Exploration & Tech) August 19 - 23 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $90 Register

Students will participate in age appropriate design and creation of props, and  instructed in basic set decor, and set painting.  Students will also break down the script’s scenes and characters to understand the fundamentals of dramatic storytelling.  A unique and interactive way to study the many on and offstage elements of a production.

Instructor: Sam Holland

C.A.S.T. : Civic Academy Summer Theatre

CAST will be a full length, fully staged dramatic production featuring classic, timeless, and well-beloved dramatic productions to challenge and engage students. We are so fortunate to have so many talented students, we are so happy to have the opportunity to provide them with this new and improved outlet to learn and grow as performers!

Production information:

  • Performances: July 19 – 28 (Friday – Saturday)
  • Rehearsals: July 8 – 18, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Monday – Friday)
  • Read-Thru & Meet and Greet: June 8
  • Rehearsals and performances will take place at Spokane Civic Theatre Studio Theatre (1020 N. Howard St, Spokane, WA 99201)
  • This Academy production is for ages 10-17
  • Once cast, there is a participation fee of $200 (scholarships available for those who qualify)
  • Directed by Jessii Arp
  • Set in the St. Petersburg along the Mississippi River, Tom Saywer tells the coming-of-age story of the community’s most mischievous boy and the many adventures he encounters with his friends, such as forming a pirate gang with Huck Finn, wooing Becky Thatcher, and running away from home. Tom learns what it means to be a friend, and more importantly, what it means to do the right thing, even when it’s not the easy thing to do. A tale that has endured over generations about friendship, self-confidence and community.

Audition Information:

  • Friday, May 31st, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday, June 1st, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Call-backs: Saturday, June 1st, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Auditions will be held at Spokane Civic Theatre (1020 N. Howard St, Spokane, WA 99201)
  • Auditions will consist of cold reads from script
  • This production does not conflict with 13

All Roles Available:

Tom Sawyer

  • The most mischievous boy in St. Petersburg, Missouri. Learns a lot about doing the right thing.

Huck Finn

  • Tom’s best friend. Creative in his troublemaking, and perhaps a bit more wild than Tom.

Becky Thatcher

  • Girl who is new to town, and quickly becomes the object of Tom’s affection.

Aunt Polly

  • Tom’s strict and annoyingly proper aunt who has taken him in.

Sid

  • Aunt Polly’s spoiled and bratty son

Cousin Mary

  • Sid’s overly religious and overbearing cousin

The Gang

Ben Rogers

  • New to town, begins as a bully but soon becomes a member of Tom and Huck’s gang.

Joe Harper

  • Second in Command of Tom and Huck’s gang, he is a loyal and trusty pal

Peter Brown

  • both the son of the deacon and a member of Tom and Huck’s gang.

Tommy Barnes

  • the youngest member of Tom and Huck’s gang.

Jeff Thatcher

  • Becky’s brother who also quickly befriends Tom and Huck.

Townsfolk

Muff Potter

  • The town ne’er-do-well, often drunk and seen as a good-for nothing.

Injun Joe

  • The town criminal- he is both mysterious and feared.

Judge Thatcher

  • Father to Becky and Jeff, and the new judge of the town.

Doc Robinson

  • the town’s eccentric and quirky medicine man.

Miss Robinson

  • The teacher of Tom and the other town children

Amy Lawrence

  • Tom’s first and former childhood love interest

Alfred Temple

  • a competitor for Becky’s affections, is well-dressed, smart, and admired.

Preacher

  • The principle religious leader of the town

Deacon Brown

  • The new Methodist minister in town, and the head of the orphan’s home.

Molly Brown

  • young daughter of the Deacon and new school student.

Ensemble: Townspeople, Churchgoers, School kids, Gang members, etc.

Questions:

Please email Academy Director, Kearney Jordan at kjordan@spokanecivictheatre.com

C.A.M.P. : Civic Academy Musical Production!

Students will play roles on stage, learn about backstage roles, creative team, the pit, and beyond, all while having the guidance of skilled and compassionate professionals. CAMP is also a way for our Academy to step out and be involved with the community at large, bringing Civic quality productions to venues around our community.

Production information:

  • Performances: August 16-25 (Friday – Sunday)
  • Rehearsals: August 5-15, 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Monday-Friday)
  • Rehearsals and performances will take place in the Spokane Civic Theatre Studio Theatre (1020 N Howard St.)
  • This Academy production is for ages 13-20
  • Once cast, there is a participation fee of $250 (scholarships available for those who qualify)
  • Directed by Kearney Jordan, Music Directed by Henry McNulty
  • Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, (Parade, The Last Five Years, Bridges of Madison County) 13 is a musical about fitting in – and standing out! — Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast-paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents divorce. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order. Can he situate himself on a comfortable link of the food chain… or will he dangle at the end with the outcasts?!?

Audition Information:

  • Monday, July 15- 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 16- 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 17- 6:30 (Callbacks)
  • Auditions will be held on the Spokane Civic Theatre Main Stage (1020 N. Howard St.)
  • Please prepare 32 bars of a contemporary musical song. Please bring sheet music – an accompanist will be provided.
  • Be prepared for dance/movement and cold reads from the script
  • This production does not conflict with Tom Sawyer or Spring Awakening

All Roles Available:

All characters in the show are to appear 13 years oldEvan

  • Vocal range: Bb4- Bb2
  • A bright, nerdy boy who is excited to become a man. New in town and trying to find a place to fit in, he eventually becomes close with Patrice and Archie. Our story’s protagonist.
Patrice
  • Vocal range top: E5- Eb3
  • A shy, intelligent, bookworm. Archie’s best friend and Evan’s new friend.

Brett

  • Vocal range: C5- Bb2
  • The vain star quarterback. Leads a pack of popular boys, including Malcolm and Eddie.

Malcolm

  • Vocal range : C5-F#3
  • A wannabe popular kid and one of Brett’s sidekicks.

Eddie

  • Vocal range : C5- Bb2
  • A wannabe popular kid and one of Brett’s sidekicks.

Kendra

  • Vocal range: D5- Bb3
  • The bubbly, popular, head cheerleader. Lucy’s best friend and unknowing rival.

Archie

  • Vocal range top: Bb4- Ab2
  • A good-humored, intelligent, unpopular kid. Patrice’s best friend who has to use crutches.

Lucy

  • Vocal range top: D5- F#3
  • A manipulative girl who secretly desires to have Kendra’s boyfriend. Sneaky and feisty.

Ensemble: 

  • Rabbis; Teenagers

Questions:

Please email Academy Administrator, Kearney Jordan at kjordan@spokanecivictheatre.com

Registration closes the Friday before the first class.