Upcoming Classes

Come learn with us at the Wagon Wheel Conservatory!

Wagon Wheel Conservatory
2024 Summer Workshops

(All grades listed indicate the grade just completed)

2024 Summer Workshops will take place at the Wagon Wheel Conservatory and on the Wagon Wheel stage. These workshops will include a fun and fast-paced rehearsal process that will culminate in a final performance on the Wagon Wheel stage.

Scholarships are available!  Click here to learn more.

Please email Kira Lace Hawkins, Education Director, with questions: kira@wagonwheelcenter.org

Summer Quick Link

Jump to Summer Workshops

2024 Summer Workshops

Summer Tykes:

For students who have completed grades 1-2, July 15th – 19th, 10:00am-1:00pm

Performance @ 12:00pm on Friday, July 19th

This five-day workshop is a fast-paced and fun-filled chance for students who have completed grades 1 and 2 to create a character for a short play. They will rehearse in a collaborative setting and perform on the Wagon Wheel stage for family and friends. There will be games and exercises each day that help them grow not only in theatre technique, but also boost their skills in public speaking and confidence. Bring snacks and a lunch for breaks each day.
$225 – Full and Partial Scholarships available

Enroll Now

Summer Play:

For students who have completed grades 3-4, June 10th-June 14th, 10:00am-1:00pm

Performance @ 12:00pm on Friday, June 14th

This five-day workshop takes students who have completed grades 3 and 4 through a fast-paced rehearsal process for a short play. They will learn rehearsal and performance techniques and perform on the Wagon Wheel stage for family and friends. There will be games and exercises each day that help them grow not only in theater technique, but also boost their skills in public speaking and confidence. Bring snacks and a lunch for breaks each day.
$225 – Full and Partial Scholarships available

Enroll Now

Theatre Workshop:

For students who have completed grades 5-7, June 17th – June 22nd, 10am-2pm

Performance @ 1:00pm on Saturday, June 22nd

This six-day workshop will take students through acting, voice, and movement exercises that will culminate in a dynamic final performance on the Wagon Wheel stage. The student actors will be challenged throughout the week to deepen their understanding of the craft of acting and strengthen important life-skills like self-confidence and collaboration. Bring your lunch for each day along with a snack for breaks.
$275 – Full and Partial Scholarships available

Enroll Now

Musical Theater Workshop:

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE For students who have completed grades 8-12, July 3rd – July 13th, 9:30am-4:30pm

Performance @ 1:00pm on Saturday, July 13th

Now in its 19th year of producing stellar student productions on our very own Wagon Wheel stage, the workshop that brought to life such amazing shows as Something Rotten, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Les Miserables, and 2023’s Godspell is back to put on the fantastic Broadway smash The Drowsy Chaperone. Students will experience the thrill of a Wagon Wheel summer as they mount a full-length Broadway musical in eleven days.

*Guest Director Matthew Janisse and Choreographer Trevor Michael Schmidt
Students enrolled in this workshop will get training in acting, singing, and dancing while working toward a final performance on the Wagon Wheel stage for friends and family. Memories and friends made at this intensive will last for years to come.

This 11-day workshop culminates in a fully realized production of The Drowsy Chaperone. Rehearsals begin Wednesday, July 3rd and run through Saturday, July 13th from 9:30am to 4:30pm every day but Sunday when we’ll have an evening rehearsal. Students should bring lunch and snacks each day.
Auditions for specific roles will be by video submission.
$325 – Full and Partial Scholarships available

Enroll Now

Scholarships

Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts believes that every child should have an opportunity to experience arts education. Scholarships are available for all programs. Download the form below and email it to Kira Lace Hawkins, Education Director, at kira@wagonwheelcenter.org.

Download Scholarship Application

Support Students

Donations to the Wagon Wheel support the Wagon Wheel Conservatory’s growth and the students who participate through scholarships, hiring of trained professionals and teachers, and more. Give today to support a child in our programs.

Donate Now