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  • So What Is CampYATC??

    The Young Actors' Theatre Camp, (CampYATC), is a multi award winning arts camp for ages 8-18 that caters to each student’s specific interests and skill level. We have 5 Summer Overnight Sessions to choose from including 7, 10, and 20 day sessions. Be ready for the best summer of your life! Learn from the Stars and elevate your skills to the next level. This summer CampYATC welcomes guest faculty, Megan Hilty (SMASH), Laurie Metcalf (The Connors), Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice), Eden Espinosa (Wicked), Jim O’Heir (Parks and Recreation), Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls), Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde), Julia Lester (HMTMTS), and the Stars of HAMILTON and DEAR EVAN HANSEN, plus SO many more! All of our Instructors work in the Industry and students are treated to master classes and workshops in all the areas of the performing arts! Over our twenty years, we’ve had close to 10,000 campers including today’s stars of Broadway, Film & TV including TONY WINNER Ari’el Stachel, Bobby Conte Thornton (Company, Bronx Tale) and Jillian Butler (Les Mis). The Young Actors’ Theatre Camp is for students ages 8-18 of all levels. Students are groups in cabins and classes by age. “Disneyland got it wrong! YATC is the Happiest Place on Earth!” -August. R., Camper for 7 years All of our camps are COVID compliant and SAFE with the strong guidance from the CDC, ACA, and County of Santa Cruz. Our Staff is also vaccinated as well! Please join us for one of out “Camp Chats” on Wednesdays at 5PM (PST) and Saturdays at 10AM (PST). Simply email info@campyatc.com for the Zoom Link and come find out about all the amazing and safe offerings we have this summer! Ages 8-18, All-Levels Encouraged. We are looking forward to an amazing summer! Register Today, as spots are extremely limited in 2021. Call (925)858-3548 or Visit www.CampYATC.com Get $100 off a Summer 2021 session with the code: 100SCH21 https://summercamphub.com/best-arts-summer-camps/ A Typical Day at YATC is: 8:00 am Optional Morning Yoga Class To start the day focused and ready! 9:00 am Breakfast Get energized for an incredible day! 10:00am Film Class Learning about camera angles and how to act for Film. Let's make a movie! 12:00 pm Activity Period Capture the Dance Flag/ Disney Trivia/ Zombie Tag/ Pool Time! 1:00 pm Lunch The Dining Hall has AMAZING food!! 2:00pm Improv Class Learn FUN games and how to support your scene partner! 3:00pm Activity Period Pool Time! / Optional Hip Hop Dance Class/ You’re So Awesome: Battle of Compliments/ Dungeons and Dragons! 4:00pm Musical Theatre Dance Learn Choreography from our AMAZING teacher, Emmy! 6:00pm Themed Dinner Costumes are encouraged! Dress to the theme and get ready for trivia, performances, and a top notch playlist! 7:00pm-9:00pm Activity Period The Business of Show Business/ Movie Night/ One on One Session with a Staff Member of your choice to nail that dramatic monologue you've been working on!(Not required) 9:00pm Cabin Time Cabin Bonding with the Counselor and Get Ready for Bed! 9:30pm Lights Out! Prepare for another AMAZING day at camp! Youtube Vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTHU5jOdm38 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/youngactorstheatrecamp Instagram: https://Instagram.com/campyatc Twitter: https://twitter.com/CampYATC Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/johnainsworth

  • Broadway's Year Long Intermission

    Here we are, one full year without Broadway due to COVID-19. But we have not been without creativity, collaboration, and community from theatre working professionals and fans around the world. As heartbreaking as it was to watch show after show close, some for good and some temporarily, the theatre community has stuck together. Various Broadway staples created opportunities to share established as well as new talent with the world such as Laura Benanti's "Sunshine Songs" or Seth Rudetsky's "Stars in the House". The Actors' Fund brought us parody entertaiment and cast reunions from some of the most popular shows. Creatives were quick to jump to social media to show support for other artists to take the plunge and share their own art for the time publically. Our community helped show the world the power of supporting each other with kindness and positivity even as it seemed our worlds were crashing down around us. With the West Ends's announcement for re-opening in April 2021, it gives hope to a return to pre-pandemic life. COVID safety protocols will be in place to ensure social disancing and requiring masks. After this year of not being able to watch a performance live and not on a screen, I would personally be happy to climb into a plastic bubble if it was required to see a live show. One thing we have all learned this year is to take more control over our art. There was a huge explosion of self creation, whether shared publically or not. The whole world turned to art for comfort when we were told to shelter in place and completely uproot our routines. It's re-emergence calls for a celebration (safely). In the uncharted territory or a global pandemic, we cared for one another and will continue to do so after this. The house lights are flickering to tell us, theatre is coming back SOON!

  • We Want To Brag About You!

    Nothing makes us more proud than hearing about the shows you're doing, classes you're taking, or just anything you've done that makes you proud! Send us information on your shows and we can make an instagram post or story about you! Send Valerie@CampYATC.com pictures of the show poster, or a picture of you in the show, a two sentence summary about what you're doing, and tell us who to tag on Instagram! We LOVE supporting you and are so thankful that so many of you continue to support us and help CampYATC grow! Not sure where to start? Here's an Example: "Gazpacho is playing his own concert at the Young Actors' Theatre Camp, this summer in the Santa Cruz Mountains, CA! He'll be performing several shows from July 5th-August 11th [insert specific dates and times]! Tickets are available here [direct link to tickets]. Let him know when you're coming so he can say hi after the shows!" @campyatc @theshawnryan @vdohrer

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  • Audition Intensive Clinic | Camp YATC

    Audition Intensive Clinic Whether or not you have a big audition coming up, this is the clinic for you! Bring your audition pieces - monologues, songs, dances and/or scenes and let us help you make the most of them to book that spot in the college or show of your DREAMS! So much of the process is "in the work" but sometimes as young actors, we don’t know where to start. This weekend will guide you through your upcoming auditions with tons of support and show you how to MAKE it FUN! When we make the time to bring our best work to the table, it shows to those auditions and adjudicators. Don’t cheat yourself out of your dreams…come and study with the best and give yourself the best shot at YOUR future! While this clinic is for campers only, parents are invited to join us for a Q&A on the last day at 4pm. "This is an essential workshop for any performer who is looking for the leg up at their next big audition! The coaching that my daughter received on her pieces landed her admission into 7 of her 10 top college choices! We are forever grateful to YATC and it’s amazing programing.” - Claire B., Parent Ages 10-18, All experience levels are welcome! Camp Check in will be between 4-6pm on Friday and Check out will be at 5pm on Sunday. Tuition: $597 SAVE $100 if you REGISTER on September 19, 2022 before 11:59pm (PST) Register at CampYATC.com Are your monologues true to who you are? Are you singing the same songs as everyone else? How do you make a good impression? REGISTER NOW!

  • Winter Film Camp | YATC

    WINTER 6 nights. 7 days. 12+ films. 100 new best friends. countless memories. CAMP CAMP FILM FILM There is no other program in the WORLD like YATC's Winter Film Camp. Over the past six years, our films have made it into 16 Festivals, several awards, and gone on the be screened all over the world. Join us in the Santa Cruz mountains for a week of intensive film making lead by our staff of working professionals. They take a break from their busy lives in Hollywood to come teach our campers exactly what it takes to make it in this industry, supplying them with the tools to become the best artist they can! REGISTER NOW! December 26th, 2022- January 1st 2023 There is NO OTHER film intensive like YATC! At YATC, you get to pick your path. Our Winter Film Camp offers acting, directing, producing, and cinematography - and you get to pick which one you'd like to focus on during 7 days at camp! We have films of practically every genre - from comedy to horror to documentary to drama - there is a perfect fit for everyone, and YOU get to choose what makes you the most excited! Registration is Changing Registration is a little different this year. We are excited to be partnering with CampDoc where families can set up a Family Profile and Information will be saved so registration for future programs will be a breeze! ​ Create a family account below to Register for any YATC Program. ​ ​ Join us for our annual SATURDAY MORNING FILM FESTIVAL! SATURDAY MORNING FILM FESTIVAL SATURDAY MORNING FILM FESTIVAL JOIN US FOR YATC’s THIRD ANNUAL Saturday Morning Film Festival on Saturday March 7th, 2020! ​ Ever wonder what happens to the amazing films that we create at our Winter Film Camp? Well before they go on to play and win awards at huge film festivals all over the world, including the Cannes Film Festival, we have a Film Festival to celebrate all the genius at Vine Cinemas in Livermore, CA! This is your chance to see your face on the BIG SCREEN! Watch Our Short Films 51658221_10157089652219390_2123816235010 51270224_10157089650949390_8104166197320 51327441_10157089639839390_7056304068129 51658221_10157089652219390_2123816235010 1/16 Film Festivl Dress Code: Pajama F