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Showdown Camps 2019

Showdown-logo---vertical----198x196Showdown programs are taught by working industry pros from California state who bring their expertise to a safe and supportive environment. Campers gain valuable life skills that apply to all stages of life.

Registration Begins:  March 12, 2019
Registration Ends:  One week prior to the start date of camp

Everyone must pay the $10 camp pre-registration fee before they can register for any day camp.  This pre-registration will begin February 1.  This is a one-time fee that covers the camper's t-shirt and CampDoc medical form.

CampDoc camper medical information must be submitted online before you can register for any day camp. A link will be emailed within a week after you have paid the $10 camper pre-registration fee.

Activity # Camp  Dates Grade/Age Fee Late Cost/wk
605384-02 Junior Level 1 May 28-Jun 8 Grade 2-5 $280 $290 2 wks-$140/wk
Junior Level 2   May 28-Jun 8 Grade 6-7 $280 $290 2 wks-$140/wk
605384-01 Showdown Academy  June 10-29  Ages 13-21 $420 $430 3 wks-$140/wk
605384-04 Film Academy July 1-13 Ages 13+ $300 $310 2 wks/$150 wk
A $60 discount applies if registering for both Showdown Academy and Film Academy
PLEASE NOTE:  Camp fee does not include performance tickets

Showdown Junior is a two-week program consisting of theater games, acting, singing, movement, and other basic theater stagecraft. Week 1 of camp is held Tuesday - Friday. Week 2 is held Monday - Saturday. Camp times are 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. An optional extras fee includes a Friday night in (Level 2 only) a show shirt, two lunches, and a pre-show meal.

Camp Dates and Times: Monday thru Friday, May 28 - June 8, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Evening Performances: June 7-8
Camp Location:
Selinger Center, St. Peter
Optional Extras Fee (payable to Showdown staff at beginning of camp): $35 (Level 1); $42 (Level 2)


Showdown Academy is a three-week program that includes instruction in acting, direction, composing, stage movement, musical theater, dance, stage craft, and playwriting. Camp is held 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday. Performance is scheduled for Saturday, June 29. An optional extras fee includes a show shirt, three lunches, a pre-show meal, and a film acting book.

Camp Dates and Times: Monday thru Friday, June 10-29, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Evening Performances: June 28-29
Camp Location: Selinger Center, St. Peter
Optional Extras Fee (payable to Showdown staff at beginning of camp): $50

Film Academy is a two-week film camp that provides a hands-on foray into the world film of film production. In addition to classes with industry pros in a variety of film aspects (cinematography, music, writing, producing), you will be a part of every aspect of the process. Film Academy requires a professional level of commitment. Days will be long but incredibly rewarding. There will also be time to create and produce your own short film. Camp is held 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Monday - Saturday both weeks. No camp on July 4. An optional extras fee includes a show shirt.

Camp Dates and Times: Monday thru Saturday, July 1-13, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Camp Location: Avenue HQ, 621 E. Capitol Ave.
Optional Extras Fee (payable to Showdown staff at beginning of camp): $20


Showdown Stage Company

Flip Kobler
Cindy Marcus
Dennis Poore