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For any questions or concerns regarding classes or summer camps please contact our registrar Deb at or (616) 222-6650 x6653

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School of Theatre Arts

The award winning, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre School of Theatre Arts offers the most comprehensive community theatre education program in the country.

Classes and Day Camps


The School of Theatre Arts offers a variety of acting, musical theatre, improv, and voice classes for ages 4 through adult. Classes occur as 3,5,8, or 10 week sessions and are offered in the fall, winter and spring. All classes are lead by experienced theatre professionals. The School also provides special workshops and mini-classes on select topics throughout the year. See the Course Guide for registration details and to select which class is right for you.

Summer Theatre Arts Day Camps

Only a few openings remain.  Join us for five mornings of summer theatre fun at Kidsplay Camp.  Watch your child learn to act, sing and dance, with a final performance for family and friends the last day of camp on our Meijer Majestic Stage!

These week long day camps are the perfect way to keep your child’s creativity active while making new friends and learning important life-skills.   All Summer Theatre Day Camps are staffed by experienced theatre professionals.    During the week, your child will experience many aspects of theatre and at the end of the week, perform in a play on the beautiful Meijer Majestic Stage, for you and your family. Tuition includes a commemorative camp T-shirt. 

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Online Summer Camp Registration

Click Here to sign up for a 2016 Summer Camp

Programming and Outreach

Summer Repertory Theatre Intensive Program

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Summer Repertory Theatre Intensive (SRTI) is designed for students who are looking for in-depth training in either performance or production and who have completed 6th grade but not yet started college  Professional Theatre staff and special guests from all over the Midwest will provide training, guidance, opportunity, and insight into what it takes to achieve the highest level of artistic excellence in the theatre!  Performance-track students will be cast in one of the two SRTI productions, and serve as crew for the other.  Production-Track students will be an integral part of the design and build process for both productions, and serve as crew heads for the performances.  ALL students will take intensive, conservatory style courses in the afternoons followed by rehearsal or production time in the evening.  The SRTI productions are part of GRCT’s Mainstage Season and reflect the high quality performance and production values that GRCT audiences have come to expect!

Some need-based scholarship opportunities may be available upon acceptance into the program.  Click the links below for more information.


  1. Click Here for Summer Repertory Theatre Audition and Sign Up Information
  2. Click Here for Summer Repertory Theatre Production Program Information and Application
  3. Click Here for Summer Repertory Theatre Production Program Calendar
  4. Click Here to view our Summer Reportory Theatre Intensive Brochure

School Closing Policy

In the event that a closing must occur, students will be notified through the email given at registration and notice will be displayed both onscreen and online at WOOD-TV8 and WZZM-13. 

In the event that a class is cancelled, every effort will be made to schedule a make-up class, according to instructor and space availability.

Education Forms and Registration

Online Registration

Click Here to begin our convenient online registration for an upcoming class.
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Course Information

Click Here to Download the latest course description, dates & times.

Mail-In Class Registration

Click Here Download a printable registration form.

Mail-In Summer Camp Registration

Click here to Download a printable registration form for the summer camps.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

In the event that the Theatre must cancel a course, a full refund will be issued.    

If a student requests a withdrawal, on or before the first day of class, a full refund less $10 cancellation fee will be issued.  Withdrawals before the second day of class are refunded at 75% of the enrollment cost.  Refund is forfeited if withdraw occurs on the second day of class or later.

Exceptions include Performance Classes:  No refunds are issued after the final registration date.   Summer Day Camps, no refunds are issued after the start date of camp.    

For more details please contact the education office at (616) 222-6653