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posted Jan 9, 2009, 9:17 PM by Shannon Miller   [ updated May 28, 2009, 7:32 AM ]

The University of New Orleans Department of Film Theatre and Communications Arts is pleased to announce youth theatre camps will be held this summer in the University of New Orleans Performing Arts Center Robert E. Nims Theatre.

Lakefront Youth Theatre Experiment is designed by UNO faculty to offer quality creative educational experiences for young people and an opportunity for area theatre professional to share their expertise culminating in live public performances.

Children entering 3rd-9th grade will perform Frank L Baum’s THE WIZARD OF OZ adapted for young performers By Kathryn Schultz Miller.

The camps are offered in three sessions with a capacity of 25 students each. Camp hours are Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm. Each session will run 3 weeks with weekend performances of the 3rd week; Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, and a Sunday matinee at 2:30pm followed by a cast party!

Session 1 June 1st to 21st

Session 2 June 22nd to July 12th

Session 3 July 13th to August 2nd

Tuition per sessions is just $300.

Please email callboard@unolyte.org to enroll or call Shannon R. Miller at 504-280-6030 Monday thru Wednesday from 9am-11am.  Visit www.unolyte.org for updated information.


#1 Email Shannon via callboard@unolyte.org with your preference of session. Or,

#2 Call Shannon during faculty office hours 504-280-6030 9am to 11am M-W. Or,

#3 Call anytime, 504-280-6030 to leave a message. Calls will be processed between 5:30pm and 7:30pm daily.

Then download, print, and complete the Enrollment Form instructions are included.

Once the enrollment form and payment has been received, we will send you a confirmation.

WHERE IS The UNO Performing Arts Center Robert E. Nims Theatre?

http://www.uno.edu/maps/lakefront  We are in building #28 

2000 Lakeshore Drive New Orleans, LA 70148

The PAC is located behind Ben Franklin High School


Before & After Care is available for Session 3 July 13th – July 31st M-F. Before Care is available from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (1.5hrs). After Care is available from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (2.5hrs). The fee is $3.75 per hour or any portion of an hour. Example: 3:00-4:10 would be charged 2 hours ($7.50). 

Maximum per day is 4hrs, $15 per day or $75 total per week per student.

Download the Extended Care Request Form here.