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Summer 2015 Theater Workshops

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Take a flight of fancy this summer as part of SIUE’s Cougar Camp.


Cub Camp:
Grades K - 4
June 1 - 12

Cougar Club:
Grdes 5 - 8
June 1 - 12

Cougar Conservatory:
Grades 9 - 12
June 1 - 12

Students learn:

  • Self-confidence
  • Critical thinking
  • Voice/Singing
  • Acting skills
  • Problem solving
  • Literature
  • Dance/Movement
  • Collaboration

Daily Schedule:
Classes June 1 - 12 (Mon. - Fri.); 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Lunch/Dinner Break – bring your own!

Cougar Showcase: June 12 - June 13 at 7:00 p.m. and June 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Each day will begin in Katherine Dunham Hall for an ensemble meeting and warm-ups. Then, each group will split up and rotate between the different classes offered.  Each day ends with the afternoons full cast rehearsal in Kathereine Dunham Hall.

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Let your imagination soar!

The students will perform in the Cougar Showcase: Willy Wonka JR.  Cougar Showcase is the culmination of the weeks of training. Students from all three camps will present Roald Dahl's classic on June 12 - June 13 at 7:00 p.m. and June 14 at 2:00 p.m.  Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $7 for seniors, children, SIUE faculty and staff and non-SIUE students.  SIUE students get in free with a valid student I.D.

2015 Summer Theater Workshop Dates:
Monday, June 1 - Friday, June 12
Cougar Showcase June 12, June 13 and June 14

2015 Summer Theater Workshop Cost:
Tuition (before May 1) - $320
Tuition (after May 1) - $350

Parent Volunteers Needed!

Registration form is available online at

The following forms must be completed and included with application:
Media Release,Health Form and Insurance Release Form.

Mail to:
Cougar Camp
Department of Theater and Dance
Campus Box 1777
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1777

For more information, contact Ashley L. Miller via at 618-650-2773/Dept. of Theater & Dance 

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