Summer Classes

Grades K-3

Sandbox Summer Camp | June 14-18

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Directed by:
Justin Wade
Grades K-3
6/14/21
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6/18/21
Monday-Friday, 10am-12pm
Central State
$
200
Class Description

Welcome to the Sandbox, where YAT's youngest actors find their voices. Kindergarten through 3rd grade students will work with YAT Executive Director Justin Wade to build an original play starring your young actor! This summer we will take inspiration from Shel Silverstein poems. Be prepared for a high-energy class where we'll focus on confidence, creativity, and discipline.

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Sandbox Summer Camp | June 21-25

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Directed by:
Justin Wade
Grades K-3
6/21/21
-
6/25/21
Monday-Friday 10am-12pm
Central State
$
200
Class Description

Welcome to the Sandbox, where YAT's youngest actors find their voices. Kindergarten through 3rd grade students will work with YAT Executive Director Justin Wade to build an original play starring your young actor! This summer we will take inspiration from Shel Silverstein poems. Be prepared for a high-energy class where we'll focus on confidence, creativity, and discipline.

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Sandbox Summer Camp | June 28-July 2

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Directed by:
Gara Gaines
Grades K-3
6/28/21
-
7/2/21
Monday-Friday, 10am-12pm
Online (Zoom)
$
200
Class Description

Welcome to the Sandbox, where YAT's youngest actors find their voices! Kindergarten through 3rd grade students will work with YAT Associate Artistic Director to build an original play/movie that will be featured in a watch party at the end of camp! This summer we will take inspiration from Shel Silverstein poems. Be prepared for a high-energy class where we'll focus on confidence, creativity, and discipline.

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YAT Camp at the Art Center | K-3rd Grade

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Directed by:
TBA
Grades K-3
7/12/21
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7/16/21
Monday-Friday, 9:30-11:30am
Indianapolis Art Center
$
200
Class Description

Join YAT at the Indianapolis Art Center for a fairy tale mashup! Tell an original tale about your favorite fairy tale characters. Students can also sign up for an afternoon camp with the Art Center for a full day, artistic experience! Ends in a short performance on Friday morning.

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Got Questions?
Email our Managing Director, Lillian Crabb at lillian.c@yatkids.org with questions about our program, our staff, or how you can get involved.
Scholarship Application
YAT has never turned away a family due to financial hardship. Prior to your YAT session, please submit a scholarship application here. Contact gara@yatkids.org with questions about your account.

Grades 4-8

Find Your Wild | A New Classic YAT Camp

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Directed by:
TBA
Grades 4-12
6/14/21
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6/27/21
Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm
Central State
$
800
Class Description

Find your wild this summer. A development of our Classic YAT program, this is a multi-disciplinary experience for the young artist. Students won’t just act, they will also have the opportunity to design, direct, write, and create their own original performance inspired by the children’s classic “Where the Wild Things Are.” This 4th-12th grade group will be split into smaller casts by age. Ends in performances on June 26 and 27 at 4pm.

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Experiment 2021 | 4th-8th grade

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Directed by:
TBA
Grades 4-8
7/18/21
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7/24/21
All Day
Camp Rivervale
$
850
Class Description

Our immersive overnight theatre camp is back and better than ever. In this week-long summer camp, new actors and seasoned theatre pros bring their skills to the next level by developing an all-original piece of theatre in one week. Join us at the end of camp for a short performance! The theme is Adventure Earth, so we will be bringing our story to life using the great outdoors as our stage. The Experiment will be located at Camp Rivervale in Mitchell, IN-- about 2 hours south of Indianapolis.

Notes:

4th-8th grade dropoff time is 3pm on 7/18. Performance will be at 2pm on 7/24. View our COVID-19 policies at www.yatkids.org/policies

YAT at the Art Center | 4th-12th grade

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Directed by:
TBA
Grades 4-12
7/12/21
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7/16/21
Monday-Friday 12:30-4:30pm
Indianapolis Art Center
$
225
Class Description

Join us at the Indianapolis Art Center for a fairy tale mashup camp. Discover the magic of “site-specific performance” (not performing on a traditional stage, but using our environment as our set!) through a magical performance of fairy tale scenes on the grounds of the IAC. Students will write their own scripts and create their own characters. Ends with a performance! Students can also sign up for a morning camp with the Art Center for a full-day artistic experience! Ends in a short performance on Friday evening.

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Stand Up | An Indiana State Museum Experience

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Directed by:
TBA
Grades 4-8
6/28/21
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7/2/21
Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
Indiana State Museum
$
240
Class Description

Join us at the Indiana State Museum to learn what it takes to create and perform in a one-of-a-kind performance experience about facing challenges and standing up for yourself and others against bullies.

Notes:

This camp is hosted by the Indiana State Museum. Please contact them with questions by calling 317.232.1637.

Imagination Week | An Arts for Lawrence Experience

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Directed by:
TBA
Ages 6-12
7/5/21
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7/9/21
Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm
Arts for Lawrence
$
150
Class Description

Join us as we work with the awesome team at Arts for Lawrence to bring the best of our imaginations to life onstage! For ages 6-12.

Notes:

This camp is hosted by Arts for Lawrence. Registration deadline is May 24. Please contact their Program Manager with questions at jayhemphill@artsforlawrence.org

Got Questions?
Email our Managing Director, Lillian Crabb at lillian.c@yatkids.org with questions about our program, our staff, or how you can get involved.
Scholarship Application
YAT has never turned away a family due to financial hardship. Prior to your YAT session, please submit a scholarship application here. Contact gara@yatkids.org with questions about your account.

Grades 9-12

The Experiment | 9th-12th grade

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Directed by:
TBA
Grades 9-12
7/18/21
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7/24/21
All Day
Camp Rivervale
$
850
Class Description

Our immersive overnight theatre camp is back and better than ever. In this week-long summer camp, new actors and seasoned theatre pros bring their skills to the next level by developing an all-original piece of theatre in one week. Join us at the end of camp for a short performance! Our theme is Adventure Earth, so we will bring our story to life using the great outdoors as our stage! Located at Camp Rivervale in Mitchell, IN -- about 2 hours south of Indianapolis.

Notes:

9th-12th grade dropoff time is 7/18 at 4pm. Performance is 7/24 at 4pm. View our COVID-19 policies at www.yatkids.org/policies

YAT at the Art Center | 4th-12th grade

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Directed by:
TBA
Grades 4-12
7/12/21
-
7/16/21
Monday-Friday 12:30-4:30pm
Indianapolis Art Center
$
225
Class Description

Join us at the Indianapolis Art Center for a fairy tale mashup camp. Discover the magic of “site-specific performance” (not performing on a traditional stage, but using our environment as our set!) through a magical performance of fairy tale scenes on the grounds of the IAC. Students will write their own scripts and create their own characters. Ends with a performance! Students can also sign up for a morning camp with the Art Center for a full-day artistic experience! Ends in a short performance on Friday evening.

Notes:

Find Your Wild | A New Classic YAT Camp

Registration ClosedRegister
Directed by:
TBA
Grades 4-12
6/14/21
-
6/27/21
Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm
Central State
$
800
Class Description

Find your wild this summer. A development of our Classic YAT program, this is a multi-disciplinary experience for the young artist. Students won’t just act, they will also have the opportunity to design, direct, write, and create their own original performance inspired by the children’s classic “Where the Wild Things Are.” This 4th-12th grade group will be split into smaller casts by age. Ends in performances on June 26 and 27 at 4pm.

Notes:

Got Questions?
Email our Managing Director, Lillian Crabb at lillian.c@yatkids.org with questions about our program, our staff, or how you can get involved.
Scholarship Application
YAT has never turned away a family due to financial hardship. Prior to your YAT session, please submit a scholarship application here. Contact gara@yatkids.org with questions about your account.

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