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The Theatre In the Park is the largest outdoor community theatre in the country.  The Academy is a new branch of educational theatre presented by TTIP.  During the summer, the Academy is a daytime program for your child to  continue theatrical education in a hands-on way.  During the winter  break, the Academy is a long day rehearsal style full musical, focused  on the refinement of skills for older performers.

The Theatre In The Park Summer Academy hires Teaching Artists from around the nation to bring new and exciting ways of learning to the  area.  Directors, Choreographers, and Music Directors apply from all  over the country and the best of the best are chosen to teach, create, and instruct.  The Winter Academy is created by local Teaching Artists  to continue the tradition of great local theatre by local artists.

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Seven Weeks Of Summer Fun... On Stage and Behind The Scenes!TTIP Summer Academy Logo

TTIP Summer Academy is a summer long program including two KIDS style shows, and one JUNIOR style  show.  The Summer Academy is split into four June and July sessions. TTIP Summer Academy in June is a four week program with two shows happening.  This means you can spend two weeks on one show, and then after you perform it, can begin  the following Monday on another show!  The first June session is for  performers from ages 8-12.  The second June session is for ages 11-16. In July, the Summer Academy moves to a more advanced show.  This longer  rehearsal process allows for bigger dance numbers, bigger scenic  elements, and an overall bigger production.  The July session is for  performers from grades 5 to 12.  TTIP Summer Academy registration now open!


June 3rd-15th  9am-4pm Ages 8-12- SOLD OUT

July 1st-13th 9am-4pm Ages 8-12

$400 /$440

Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe,Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar - A Musical Adventure JR.follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.- Class will culminate in two professional performances. Check out for more information.

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once on this island

June 17th-29th 9am-4pm Ages 11-16


Through almost non-stop song and dance, this full-hearted musical tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island guide TiMoune on a quest that will test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred, and even death Class will culminate in two professional performances. Check out www.theatreinthepark.orgfor more information.

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July 8th- 20th Ages 12-18


Filled with fun flappers, dashing leading men, and a villainess audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie JR. is a clever adaptation of the six-time-Tony-Award-winning Best Musical, and the Academy Award-winning film. Thoroughly Modern Millie JR., is the high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston! Perfect for your performer that has an interest in tap!

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For answers to questions contact  Theatre and Performing Arts Coordinator Elena Stephenson phone: 913-826-3059