Camp Overview

Summer 2024 Dates & Deadlines

Information about Camp Pricing & Policies can be found HERE!

For questions or information about payment plans & scholarships, please call the First Act Office at (913) 681-3318.

Day Camps

With musical theatre, drama, tech theatre, improv, and more, there’s a day camp for everyone! Explore the different types of camps we offer, and find the perfect fit for you!

Half-Day Camps:

Our half-day camps offer a great introduction to theatrical performance! Campers will enjoy a fun-filled week exploring the world of theatre, putting together a performance featuring songs from movies and Broadway shows, playing games, crafting, making friends and more!

2024 Half-Day Camp: Disney Heroes and Villains & Broadway KIDS

Full-Day Camps:

These high-energy day camps give students the chance to act, sing, and dance their way through a 30-minute or 1-hour adaptation of one of their favorite shows in just one week! Auditions for lead roles are optional, and all campers will be fully involved in this high-energy performance!

2024 Kids Camps: Disney Heroes and Villains & Broadway KIDS

2024 Curtain Up Camps: Lion King Kids & Finding Nemo Kids

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Xtreme Camps:

Stage combat! Improv! Tech theatre! Action! These non-musical theatre camps bring out the adventurer in you. Immerse yourself in the world of theatre, both on and off stage, as you prepare an original script set in one of your favorite universes.

2024 Themes: Rise of the Force (Star Wars), Journey Through The Multiverse (Marvel), and Wizards & Warriors (DnD)

Middle School and High School Master Camps

A Full Show in One Week?

Yes! These camps give students the opportunity to learn, rehearse, and perform or tech a full Broadway-style show in just one week!


Middle School Overnight Camp:

Campers will spend five days rehearsing on the campus of MidAmerica Nazarene University to put together a full mainstage production, which they will perform at the end of the week!

2024 Show: Bye Bye Birdie

2024 Dates: July 15-20 with performances July 19 & 20

Drama Camp & Behind the Scenes Camp

Our intensive High School Drama Camp extended day camp is held at the First Act Studios and gives older students the opportunity to prepare a fully staged, full-length play in just a week, culminating in two performances. Students can act in the show in the Performance Section. Its partner section, Behind the Scenes teaches students about backstage roles. They’ll work on the costumes, sets, props, tech, and more for the show!

*Campers may be 19 if they have just graduated high school in Spring of 2024

2024 Show: Twelve Angry Jurors

2024 Dates: July 8-13 with performances July 12 & 13

Master Camp - High School

High School Overnight Camp:

This camp is held on the beautiful campus of MidAmerica Nazarene University! We get to rehearse and perform on the exquisite stage of the Bell Cultural Events Center! High School campers will spend six days working to put on a full mainstage production! 

*Campers may be 19 if they have just graduated high school in the spring of 2024.

2024 Show: Curtains

2023 Dates: July 21-28 with performances July 26, 27 & 28

Summer Dance

Let’s stay accountable together this summer by participating in the First Act Dance Studio’s Summer Dance Session! There is something for everyone! Classes are available for ages 10-18.

We hope you will all make plans to dance this summer with First Act! Check back for more information in Spring 2024.

Summer Voice & Acting

Keep your acting and/or vocal skills sharp this summer with private lessons. Check back for more information in Spring 2024.