Froelich Young Actors Guild

Registration Open April 1 - May 1

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Summer break is just around the corner and we’re excited to announce that the Froelich Young Actors Guild theater camp is ready for all the drama! Registration is open now through May 1. The camp offers two age-appropriate sessions: 7th – 12th grade; and, 2nd – 6th grade. Each group meets Monday through Friday, May 31 through June 23. 

Select your child’s group based on the grade they will be entering in Fall 2023.

Group A (7th – 12th grade)
A Simpler Time
Led by Gabriella Hertz
Monday – Friday, 9 am til noon
Performances: Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 at 7 pm
Group B (2nd – 6th grade)
Aesop’s Fables Redux
Led by Elysia Pederson
Monday – Friday, 1 til 4 pm
Performance: Sunday, June 25 at 2 pm



Registration is open April 1 through May 1. Please download the form below and return it to the Matthews gallery. You can also pick up a printed copy of the registration form at the gallery during business hours, Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm.

We love teaching your kids! So that we can give them the attention they deserve, we have to restrict class size. A maximum of two children per family, per age group will be accepted. A $50 deposit (per child) is due at registration.

Play Descriptions

“A Simpler Time” | Group A | Actors in grades 7-12 (entering these grades in Fall 2022) We challenged nine playwrights to find the funny and familiar in every era in this collection of ten-minute plays. Designed to be flexible for your trip through the fourth dimension, these plays can be performed in any combination, and you can choose to thread them together with optional interludes that form a tale of three time travelers. When you find yourself fighting with your friends on the night before the Constitution is due, listening in at a telephone switchboard in the 1940s, trying to avoid the more gruesome aspects of medieval times, or exploring a mysterious possible future, only one thing is certain: there’s humor in human nature.

“Aesop’s Fables Redux” | Group B | Actors in grades 2-6 (entering these grades in Fall 2022) A witty narrator helps an inquisitive child understand some famous expressions by exploring Aesop’s beloved fables. The lessons behind these expressions are playfully illustrated through a series of well-known stories and brought to life by a variety of human and animal characters. These classic fables, such as The Boy Who Cried Wolf and The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg, provide a fresh, warm, and fun learning experience.


Date and Time:
Friday, April 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - Monday, May 1, 2023 @ 5:00 pm



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