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Welcome to the Education Department’s web page for info on the theatre classes and workshops that comprise our Performing Arts Academy! Below, you can learn about upcoming camps and workshops, download registration/information forms, and contact us with questions. Bookmark this page and check back for future programs and announcements!



SUMMER MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP 2014A one-week performing arts camp for students ages 7 to 17 exploring drama, music, and dance.  Taught by DDP theatre professionals and focusing on creative dramatics and scenes, songs, and dance from Broadway musicals, the camp culminates in a final sharing on the Playhouse stage.  In past seasons, many camp students have gone on to be cast in young actor roles in Derby Dinner’s professional productions.  Limited availability!

Dates: (Five Options)

  • Week 1: July 7-12 WAITING LIST ONLY
  • Week 2: July 14-19 WAITING LIST ONLY
  • Week 3: July 21-26 WAITING LIST ONLY
  • Week 4: July 28-August 2 WAITING LIST ONLY
  • Week 5: August 4-9
  • (No camp on Wednesdays)

Ages: 7 to 17

Tuition: $175 (additional siblings receive $25 off)

Time: 9am to 3pm


Professional Development for Teachers. The professionals in the Derby Dinner Playhouse Education Department offer this adaptable workshop in which they come to your school and train teachers on incorporating theatre arts into the classroom.

UPCOMING WORKSHOP DATES – more info to come!

  • 2014 Summer Musical Theatre Camp
    • July 7-August 9
    • Ages 7-17
    • (Five weeks of options. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!)
  • 2014 Fall Acting Workshop
    • Saturday September 20th
    • Ages 5-9 (9AM – 12PM), Ages 10-17 (1PM-4PM)
    • Registration opens August 11th
  • 2014 Christmas Break Musical Theatre Workshop
    • Monday December 29th or Tuesday December 30th.
    • Ages 5-9 (9AM – 12PM), Ages 10-17 (1PM – 4PM).
    • Registration opens by October 27th
  • 2015 Winter Musical Theatre Workshop
    • February 7th.
    • Ages 5-9 (9AM –  12PM), Ages 10-17 (1PM – 4PM)
    • Registration opens by January 5th
  • 2015 Spring Acting Workshop
    • April 11th - More info to Come.
    • Ages 5-9 (9AM-12PM), Ages 10-17 (1PM-4PM)
    • Registration opens by February 16th
  • 2015 Camp Sleeping Beauty – TBA
  • 2015 Summer Musical Theatre Camp – TBA

If you would like more information or would like to be contacted about future camps and workshops, please contact:

Tina Jo Wallace
Director of Children’s Theatre and Audience Development
Derby Dinner Playhouse
525 Marriott Drive
Clarksville, IN 47129
812-288-2632, ex. 132


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