Summer Camp at Aurora Theatre


This summer Aurora Theatre Academy offers students more camp sessions than ever before. After the successful debut of a fully produced musical production with students last year, this summer students will have the opportunity to perform in Seussical Jr. Other acting camps offer student’s grades 1-12 a chance to work with seasoned professionals in a fun and supportive environment. All sessions culminate in a performance in one of the Southeast’s best venues, Aurora Theatre. An incredible team of teaching artists with professional credits in metro Atlanta’s vibrant theatre, film and television industry has once again been assembled by Aurora Theatre Director of Education, Jaclyn Hofmann. Aurora will also offer students both financial need and talent-based scholarship opportunities.

Summer Camp Open House: Tuesday, May 20 from 4:00–7:00pm

Prospective campers will get to participate in sample classes, FREE of charge, and experience what a day at camp will be like, while parents will be able to ask questions as well as tour Aurora Theatre’s modern facilities. Light refreshments will be served. PLUS, talent-based Scholarship Auditions will take place this same day from 5:00–7:00pm. Please email to sign up for an audition slot.

Aurora Academy Summer Camp One Day Sale on May 20

Sign up for any Aurora Academy Summer Camp on May 20 and get $25 per student off your camp registration.  The offer is good for phone orders, online and in-person at Aurora Theatre. The sale coincides with the Open House to make things easy for parents of perspective students.

(Offer may not be used on previously purchased camp registrations or in conjunction with scholarship offers. Other restrictions may apply.)

Aurora Academy Summer Programs

Preparing Students to Perform Like Professionals

Aurora Academy is the best summer theatre program for young people in Northeast Georgia. What distinguishes Aurora Theatre Academy from other summer drama camps is that the instructors are working professionals with years of real-world professional experience. Each session culminates in a performance on the same stages where the pros perform. In addition to receiving training to be a winner onstage, students build confidence, communication and life skills that will be a valuable part of their bright futures.

Summer Musical for Grades 1-12

Seussical Jr.
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Co-Conceived by Eric Idle
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical Jr., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Students will attend three weeks of classes in acting, singing and dancing, as well as rehearse and perform Seussical Jr. at the end of the session. Students will be taught and directed by some of Atlanta’s finest professional Musical Theatre Actors. Students will perform on the Aurora Mainstage: Friday, June 27 at 11:30am and 4pm and Saturday, June 28 at 2pm. Tickets are available for purchase for the general public.

Camp Aurora for Students Grades 1-5

Camp Aurora gives students the opportunity to spend a week at Aurora where they can learn what it takes to put on a performance. This production class will provide students with valuable stage experience, all while encouraging teamwork and collaboration with peers. The experience instills a sense of self-confidence in our students. In these half-day sessions, students will be active participants in creating portions of the sets, costumes, and props for these exciting, whirlwind productions presented to family and friends.

Aurora Academy Summer Camps for Middle and High School Students

The Acting Edge camp explores the craft of acting through various styles: Stanislavski, Shakespeare, Stage Combat, Improvisation, and more. Sessions will culminate in a Showcase performance in our Studio for friends and family. Whether your teen is a seasoned performer or beginner, they will benefit from the real world experience of our teaching staff.

Guerrilla Theatre Camp breaks the boundaries of the stage and brings theatre to students in fun and exciting ways. Learn many of the styles that shatter the convention of the fourth wall, from Commedia dell’Arte to Improv Comedy and even Flash Mobs! You would have to be “bananas” to miss out on Guerrilla Theatre.

Located on the square in downtown Lawrenceville, Aurora Theatre is committed to educating young actors in our world-class facility. A summer with us will create memories to treasure for a lifetime.


Through the continued support of Scott Hudgens Family Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Suwanee, and other generous groups Aurora Theatre Academy is able to offer over $15,000 for students to have the valuable experience of working honing their craft with seasoned professionals. For more information or to request a scholarship application, email .