Classes & Camps

CTA provides a wide range of theatre arts education, including:

  • Audition workshops, including the basics of how to audition and how to get noticed by the production team.
  • Workshops with multiple sessions in fall, winter, and spring semesters, held weekly over an eight-to 12-week period focusing on the development of the total performer and ending with a performance for family, friends, and the general public.
  • Special masterclasses are presented periodically with highly regarded professionals in different areas of the theatre arts.
  • “Behind the Scenes” training is presented to all production participants and walks them through all the aspects of the physical theatre.

These programs give each participant the opportunity to learn the basics of theatre, expand their imagination, develop voice, dance and performance techniques, and much more. All training, workshops and camps are aimed to specific age and skill groups.

CTA is committed to making theatre education available to all, regardless of income status. If tuition poses a financial hardship, scholarships and payment plans are available. For a payment plan or scholarship information, contact CTA’s Executive Director April Forrer at aprilforrer@childrenstheatreofannapolis.org. Queries will be kept confidential.

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Wee Kids Cabaret – Session 1

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Wee Kids Cabaret - Session 1 In this week-long summer camp, your little performer will meet others with similar interests and build social skills through singing, dancing and acting out their favorite stories. They'll gain insight on character development and movement skills. This camp concludes with a free performance on the main stage for family and friends on the final […]

Teen Kids Cabaret

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Teen Kids Cabaret Students will have a blast in this week-long summer camp as they sing and dance to styles ranging from classic musical theatre to funky hip-hop. They'll build confidence playing improv games, working on group acting scenes, and so much more! On the final day of camp, there is a live performance on the main stage, free for […]

Production Summer Camp: Disney’s High School Musical JR.

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Production Summer Camp: Disney's High School Musical JR. SYNOPSIS: Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical comes to life on stage! Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities. It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes […]

Kids Cabaret – Session 1

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Kids Cabaret - Session 1 This week-long summer camp focuses on singing, dancing and acting! Students will have a fun time as they sing, dance, play improv games, work on group acting scenes and so much more! There is a free performance on the main stage for family and friends on the final day of each camp session. NOTE: Students […]

Kids Cabaret – Session 2 (ages 8-11)

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Kids Cabaret - Session 2 (ages 8-11) This week-long summer camp focuses on singing, dancing and acting! Students will have a fun time as they sing, dance, play improv games, work on group acting scenes and so much more! There is a free performance on the main stage for family and friends on the final day of each camp session. […]

Wee Kids Cabaret – Session 2

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Wee Kids Cabaret - Session 2 In this week-long summer camp, your little performer will meet others with similar interests and build social skills through singing, dancing and acting out their favorite stories. They'll gain insight on character development and movement skills. This camp concludes with a free performance on the main stage for family and friends on the final […]

Production Summer Camp: Legally Blonde The Musical JR.

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Production Summer Camp: Legally Blonde The Musical JR. SYNOPSIS: Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde The Musical JR. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit and sass — leaving audiences seeing pink! Legally Blonde JR. follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she […]

Kids Cabaret – Session 3

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Kids Cabaret - Session 3 This week-long summer camp focuses on singing, dancing and acting! Students will have a fun time as they sing, dance, play improv games, work on group acting scenes and so much more! There is a free performance on the main stage for family and friends on the final day of each camp session. NOTE: Students […]

Stage & Tech Summer Camp

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Stage & Tech Summer Camp This camp offers a hands-on study to students interested in the backstage world of theater. Led by our Technical Director, students will work on: Scenic design (allocating set pieces, set construction, and painting), Props (allocating & making if necessary), Learning the basics of light and sound, Learning the basics of stage crew & stage management. […]

Wee Kids Cabaret – Session 3

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Wee Kids Cabaret - Session 3 In this week-long summer camp, your little performer will meet others with similar interests and build social skills through singing, dancing and acting out their favorite stories. They'll gain insight on character development and movement skills. This camp concludes with a free performance on the main stage for family and friends on the final […]

Kids Cabaret – Session 4

Children's Theatre of Annapolis 1661 Bay Head Rd, Annapolis, MD

Kids Cabaret - Session 4 This week-long summer camp focuses on singing, dancing and acting! Students will have a fun time as they sing, dance, play improv games, work on group acting scenes and so much more! There is a free performance on the main stage for family and friends on the final day of each camp session. NOTE: Students […]

The Fine Print

Registration is required for all workshops. An Annual Registration Fee must be paid annually for students to participate in theatre arts education sessions. The Annual Registration Fee is $20 for one or more students per family and is valid from July 1 until June 30 annually.

Students are required to wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or closed toe shoes (no Crocs, sandals, flip-flops or skirts without pants/leggings worn under the skirt.) Students are not allowed to bring cell phones, toys, games or other electronic devices. A telephone is available for emergency use.

​All workshops are located at CTA’s theater complex in Bay Head Park, 1661 Bay Head Road, Annapolis, MD 21409. For more information, email CTA at info@childrenstehatreofannapolos.org or call 410-757-2281.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Minimum of 3 weeks prior to camp: Full refund minus annual registration fee
  • 2 weeks prior to camp: Refund minus $95 ($75 administrative fee + $20 annual registration fee)
  • First day of camp or later: No refund

​Check-In/Out Policy: Please know that the purpose of all this is for your student’s safety and well-being. Thank you for your cooperation and for helping our program run smoothly!

  1. Students, including teens, must be checked in and out by a responsible adult. Please sign your student into their class and say hi to the teacher or supervising adult. This will help us to know who you are!
  2. If you will be more than 5 minutes late picking up your student, please call the Instructor or our office at 410-757-2281 to let us know.
  3. Please notify the teacher if another adult has your permission to pick up your student that day. Parents must understand that once their student is signed out, they are no longer the responsibility of Children’s Theatre of Annapolis.

Teaching Artists

Our team is composed of highly qualified teaching artists and dedicated educators who are passionate about working with children in the performing arts. If you’re interested in teaching at CTA, please contact Education Director Jason Kimmell at education@childrenstheatreofannapolis.org.

Atticus Cooper Boidy

Atticus Cooper Boidy is a local director and teaching artist who has produced a multitude of productions throughout Maryland. Under the tutelage of Angie Germanos, he began his directing career during his high school years. Teaching credits include: Indian Creek Upper School summer camps (2018), Stageworkz, Theater in the Park, CTA. Directing credits include: Severna Park Elementary School, 2nd Star Productions, Silhouette Stages, Colonial Players(Neil Simon’s Rumors), Severna Park High School (Cinderella Enchanted Edition), CTA(Madagascar JR & Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR). Outside of directing, Atticus has worked in multiple theaters for lighting design, stage management, set design, and scenic artistry.

Heather Harris

Heather discovered her love of theatre at age 6 on the CTA stage in Snow White Goes West. 25 years later, she is honored to be sharing her passion and experiences with another generation of performers. Heather has performed extensively throughout DC, Maryland, and Virginia and even for a time at the Disneyland Resort in California. Heather studied musical theatre, voice, and dance at Carnegie Mellon University, AACC, and Suitland High School for the Visual and Performing Arts. She created and runs the musical theatre program for the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks where she also teaches dance.

Jordyne Hebron

Jordyne Hebron is an energetic, tenacious, encouraging director and musical theater performer from Maryland. She is a recent graduate from Pace University with a degree in Directing and two minors in Political Science and Peace & Justice Studies. Currently she is pursuing a law degree to become an entertainment attorney. Jordyne’s passion for directing and teaching grew from her time in performing arts camps, and she became interested in directing in her junior year of high school. Her love of performing derives from a vision that an artist is a vessel to deliver and explore the world through a new set of eyes. She believes it drives community and a feeling of inclusion and genuinely makes everyone feel seen and heard. Previous directing credits include: Indian Creek School Theater Camp (2018-Curent), For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Was Enuf (2023), Down The Road (2023). Outside of directing, Jordyne has worked with numerous companies in stage management and assistant directing

Marie Harrison

Marie Harrison holds her BM in Collaborative Piano and is pursuing a dual MM in Harp Performance and Conducting. She actively works in the Mid Atlantic region as an orchestral and solo harpist, an accompanist and coach, and private teacher. Her pianistic accomplishments include subbing and accompanying for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, co-music directing and acting as the staff pianist for the Arena Stage Academy’s Musical Theater Training Company, attending the American Institute for Musical Studies (AIMS) as a collaborative pianist working with vocalists specializing in German lieder in Graz, Austria, and holding the position of Music Director at St. James’ Episcopal Church, Lothian, where she leads and conducts the choir. As she maintains a career as a collaborative pianist, she equally works as a harpist, having acted as principal for both The Catholic University of America and the Annapolis Chorale, subbed for the Capital City Symphony Orchestra, and worked with the Maryland Lyric Opera. She coaches and accompanies for various studios between the middle school and collegiate levels, performs on degree recitals both as a harpist and a pianist, supports young composers, and is kickstarting a career in writing, having made her stage debut with Bel Cantanti Opera Company.

Tiffany Shannon

Tiffany Shannon has been studying dance & theatre for over 30 years. She has performed professionally in MD & VA by the age of 10. She has trained at Towson University, The Studio Theatre in DC, AACC, Palomar College and CA University in San Marcos. She has performed on many stages and has been teaching voice, drama & dance for the past 15 years.

Tuition Assistance

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis began more than 60 years ago as a way to introduce and develop the love of theatre for all children. CTA is committed to making theatre education available to all, regardless of income status.

If tuition for workshops and camps or production fees for main stage shows pose a financial hardship, scholarships and payment plans are available. For a payment plan or scholarship information, please reach out to executive director April Forrer at aprilforrer@childrenstheatreofannapolis.org. Queries will be kept confidential.

James & the Giant Peach (2017)

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