Spend your vacation in the world of THEATRE!

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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.

Seven Weeks Of Summer Fun... On Stage and Behind The Scenes!
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TTIP Summer Academy is a summer long program including two KIDS style shows, and one JUNIOR style  show.  The Summer Academy is split into three June and July sessions. TTIP Summer Academy in June is a four week program with two shows happening in rep.  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 June session is for  performers from grades 3 to 8.  In July, the Summer Academy moves to one singular 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!

2 - 2 Week Sessions = 4 weeks of terrific theatre fun!


Roald Dahl's
Willy Wonka KIDS & Disney's The Lion King KIDS
June 4, 2018, - June 16, 2018
For campers grades 3 - 8

Preview Performance @ TTIP OUTDOOR: June 15, 2018
Performance INDOOR at the AHC: June 16, 2018
Willy Wonka KIDS @ 10am
Disney's The Lion King Kids @ 12pm

Register for Disney's The Lion King Kids Session One!
Register for Willy Wonka Kids Session One!


Roald Dahl's
Willy Wonka KIDS & Disney's The Lion King KIDS
June 18, 2018, - June 30, 2018
For campers grades 3 - 8

Preview Performance @ TTIP OUTDOOR: June 29, 2018
Performance INDOOR at the AHC: June 30, 2018
Willy Wonka KIDS @ 10am
Disney's The Lion King Kids @ 12pm

Register for Disney's Lion King Kids Session Two!
Register for Willy Wonka Kids Session Two!


The critically acclaimed hit Broadway show “The Lion King” comes to the  Theatre in the Park Academy this summer.  Join Simba, Nala, Timon, and  Pumbaa on this journey through the Pridelands and sing the songs you  love like “Circle Of Life,” “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King,” and of  course everyone’s favorite, “Hakuna Matata!”


I’ve got a golden ticket...and you can too!  Theatre in the Park Academy is excited to bring this classic movie to life during the summer of  2018.  All of your favorites are here...Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde, Charlie Bucket, and the candy man himself, Willy Wonka.  This show will be full of “Pure Imagination”!

Finish up your summer with 3 WEEKS of James and the Giant Peach JR.!

James and the Giant Peach JR.

Roald Dahl's
James and the Giant Peach, JR.
July 9, 2018, - July 28, 2018
For campers grades 5 - 12
Preview Performance @ TTIP OUTDOOR: July 26, 2018
Preview Performance @ AHC INDOOR: July 27, 2018
Performance INDOOR at the AHC: July 27 & 28, 2018

Theatrical professionals will work with your young performer in all  aspects of theatre, ranging from audition techniques to final performance. Each session culminates in a fully staged black box  performance of one of your favorites. Costumes, props, set pieces,  painting, acting, singing, and dancing will all be covered during every  session.  Final performances are the final Saturday of each session. Check out for more information. Before and after Open Studio available for an additional fee.


Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, “James and  the Giant Peach JR.” is a brand new take on this "masterpeach" of a  tale!  When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old  fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach,  rolls into the ocean and launches a journey of enormous proportions.  James befriends a collection of singing insects that ride the giant  piece of fruit across the ocean!

Register for James and the Giant Peach!


Intro to Theatre Camp

Ranging from mock auditions to final performance and many technical discussions, theatrical games, and practices in between! You will walk away having learned theatre skills that can be applied beyond this single camp.  This camp will have their final performance on Friday during the last thirty minutes of camp.
For campers ages 6y - 10y.
July 9-13: 9am - 12pm (Morning Session)
July 9-13: 1pm - 4pm (Afternoon Session)
Location: the Arts Studio @ JOCOAHC
Register for Intro To Theatre Camp (Morning Session) here!
Register for Intro To Theatre Camp (Afternoon Session) here!

Cold Weather Brings Out The Zombies... In Case You Didn't Know!

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TTIP Winter Academy is a program during school's Winter Break.   This is a full production that focuses on the refinement of skills  already developed within performers.  The Winter Academy is designed to  focus on individual performance aspects, and because of that we only  allow a maximum of 30 people to be in the program.  This program is  audition based and auditions are usually in September.

TTIP Winter Academy treats itself like any TTIP Mainstage production. Auditions, callbacks, casting, intensive rehearsals, and more, all  create an environment of learning and excitement, preparing a fully realized Broadway style musical.  The Winter Academy is for performers  in grades 8 to 12. TTIP Winter Academy is designed to take performer's skills and refine, improve, and showcase them.

Zombie Prom Winter Academy ShowZombie Prom
December 20 - 29, 2018,
For campers grades 8 - 12
Performances INDOOR at the AHC: December 28 & 29

Auditions/registration opens in August 2018.  Join our mailing list to be updated as news becomes available!


Pretty High School Senior Toffee has fallen for the class bad boy.  Family pressure forces her to end the romance, and he charges off on his motorcycle to the nuclear waste dump. He returns glowing and determined to reclaim Toffee's heart. He still wants to graduate, but most of all  he wants to take Toffee to the prom. The principal orders him to drop  dead while a scandal reporter seizes on him as the freak du jour.  History comes to his rescue while a tuneful selection of original songs  in the style of 50s hits keeps the action rocking across the stage.