WELCOME TO LCT's STAR ACADEMY SUMMER CAMPS!

Young artists step into the spotlight with LCT’s Star Academy. Designed for both new and experienced youth performers, this program builds confidence, cultivates empathy, and expands creativity through theatrical training. With an array of exploratory exercises and scene work, students will devise new worlds, develop diverse characters, and bond as an ensemble. Watch them shine in a showcase performance at the end of each session. 


Fees for Out of District Students have been Reduced for 2024! 

Outside of School District of La Crosse Elementary: $100 - $75 Middle School Theatre: $150 - $125 Middle School Technical Theatre, Middle School Performance Tech, High School Technical Theatre, High School Performance Tech: $25 High School: $175 - $150 Deposit for Middle and High School Performance Camps of $25 to hold audition spot, refunded if not cast Scholarship Opportunities Available! See More Info Below!

Registration Opens March 22! Links will not go live until then

Elementary Theatre AMLogo for LCT/SDLAX Production of Disney's The Lion King Kids

June 10-29, Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 12 pm, Logan Middle School

Performances: Friday, June 28 at 6:00 pm and Saturday, June 29 at 2:00 pm at Logan Middle School

Elementary Theatre PM

June 10-29, Monday through Thursday, 12 pm to  4pm , at Logan Middle School

Performances: Saturday, June 29 at 6:00 pm and Sunday, June 30 at 2:00 pm at Logan Middle School

Course Description: Students will learn and perform Disney’s The Lion King: Kids. Please note there are two camps covering the same material that meet at separate times, please only sign up for one camp. Attendance at all performances is required for participation in this performance skills class.

Age: For students completing grades K-4 in the 2023-24 school year

ALL Participants please complete the Google form here and register with one of the links below
School District of La Crosse register here
Outside of District register here

Middle School Theatre PerformanceLogo for LCT/SDLAX Production of Diary of A Wimpy Kid 60 Min. Version

July 29-August 18, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 3 pm, La Crosse Community Theatre

Auditions: Monday, April 29 from 6:30-8:30 or Tuesday, April 30 from 3:30-5:30 at La Crosse Community Theatre.

Callbacks if needed will be held on Wednesday, May 1 from 6:30-8:30.

Performances: Friday, August 16 at 7 pm and Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18 at 2 pm

Course Description: Students will learn and perform the musical Diary of A Wimpy Kid: 60-minute version. We may not be able to cast all who audition so the cast list will be decided and communicated by Friday, May 10, in case other plans need to be made. Attendance at all performances is required for participation in this class

Age: For students completing grades 5-7 in the 2023-24 school year

ALL Participants please complete the Google form here and register with one of the links below
School District of La Crosse register here
Outside of District register here

Middle School Technical Theatre

July 29-August 9, Monday through Friday, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, La Crosse Community Theatre

Course Description: Students will work on designing and creating the technical elements of our middle school theatre production, Diary of A Wimpy Kid: 60-minute Version. This includes but is not limited to publicity, lights, sound, set build, and costumes. Students in this course do not need to be available for performances. If you are interested in doing tech for performances as well please register for Middle School Performance Tech in addition to this course.  

Age: For students completing grade 5-12 in the 2023-24 school year

ALL Participants please complete the Google form here and register with one of the links below
School District of La Crosse register here
Outside of District register here

Middle School Performance Tech

August 12-August 18, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, La Crosse Community Theatre

Performances: Friday, August 16 at 7 pm and Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18 at 2 pm

Course Description: Students will execute the technical elements of our middle school theatre production, Diary of A Wimpy Kid: 60-minute Version during performances. This includes but is not limited to spot light operators, sound board operators, run crew, and front of house. Students in this course must be available for all rehearsals and performances. 

Age: For students completing grade 5-12 in the 2023-24 school year

ALL Participants please complete the Google form here and register with one of the links below
School District of La Crosse register here
Outside of District register here

High School TheatreLogo for LCT/SDLAX Production of Mean Girls: High School Version

July 1-August 4, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm, La Crosse Community Theatre
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Please note the course will start on July 1st and break for the holiday July 4th and 5th. The course will then resume again on July 8th.*

Auditions: Monday, May 6 and Tuesday, May 7 from 6:30-9:30 at La Crosse Community Theatre. Callbacks will take place on May 9 at 6:30.

Performances: Friday, July 28th, Saturday, July 29, Friday, August 2, and Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, July 28 and Sunday, August 4 at 2:00 pm

Course Description: Students in this course will learn and perform Mean Girls: High School Version. We may not be able to cast all who audition so the cast list will be decided and communicated by May 19, in case other plans need to be made. Attendance at all performances is required for participation in this class.

Age: For students completing grades 7-12 in the 2023-24 school year.
*Students completing 7th grade are only eligible for ensemble, but still must audition*

ALL Participants please complete the Google form here and register with one of the links below
School District of La Crosse register here
Outside of District register here

High School Technical Theatre

July 8-July 19, Monday through Friday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, La Crosse Community Theatre

Course Description: Students will work on designing and creating the technical elements of our high school theatre production, Mean Girls: High School Version. This includes but is not limited to publicity, lights, sound, set build, and costumes. Students in this course do not need to be available for performances. If you are interested in doing tech for performances as well please register for High School Performance Tech in addition to this course. 

Age: For students completing grade 5-12 in the 2023-24 school year

ALL Participants please complete the Google form here and register with one of the links below
School District of La Crosse register here
Outside of District register here

High School Performance Tech

July 22-August 4, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, La Crosse Community Theatre

Performances: Friday, July 28th, Saturday, July 29, Friday, August 2, and Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, July 28 and Sunday, August 4 at 2:00 pm

Course Description: Students will execute the technical elements of our high school theatre production, Mean Girls: High School Version, during tech week and performances. This includes but is not limited to spot light operators, sound board operators, run crew, and front of house. Students in this course must be available for all rehearsals and performances. 

Age: For students completing grade 5-12 in the 2023-24 school year

ALL Participants please complete the Google form here and register with one of the links below
School District of La Crosse register here
Outside of District register here

Summer Scholarship Information

Theatre has a home for everyone, and our goal is to reach as many young artists as possible. La Crosse Community Theatre believes everyone should have access to experience the magic of theatre, regardless of financial circumstances. LCT’s Star Academy offers an opportunity for financial assistance on a sliding scale. 

Completing an application does not guarantee a scholarship award. Families who do not qualify for a scholarship can still set up a payment plan by calling the Box Office at 608-784-9292.
 

How do I apply?

To ensure your child’s spot in class is reserved, first register your child for your desired class session(s). Please note for Middle and High School Camps you will have to pay a registration fee ($25) for each child applying for a scholarship in your household. Our Box Office will contact you after you register to process your payment. We will apply your registration fee towards your child’s tuition. If you are awarded a full scholarship or are denied a scholarship and cannot attend the class, we will refund your registration fee in full.

You must complete an application for each child seeking a scholarship in your household. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

How much will I pay?

Awards are given based on your household income from the previous year and your household size. 

Scholarship Chart

For example, let’s say you have a family of 3 and your household income is $40,500. According to the chart, your family will be required to pay 40% of the tuition cost.

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