Backstage Magic

Backstage Magic

Not all Stars are Centerstage

Dates: June 17-22, 2018

Grades: Rising 10th through 12th grades

Cost: $700 Residential / $400 Commuters   What's included in the cost?

Registrations Due: June 1, 2018

Become your High School Drama Group’s Most Valuable Player – Behind the Scenes.

Discover the Magic behind the scenes. Learn the techniques used by professionals to create scenery and props that wow an audience.

This is a one-week, intensive stagecraft camp that explores the design and fabrication of theatrical scenery and props. Nationally recognized designers share tips and tricks for creating the scenery and props for professional theatre. Gain skills in designing and fabricating props, engage in scene painting projects, and participate in mini-workshops in lighting, rigging, scenic carpentry, and special effects.

Sponsor Department: Department of Theater and Film & Office of Pre-College Programs

Camp Type: 1 Week Residential or Commuter, non-credit

Seats Available: 20 max

Eligibility

  • Be in good academic and conduct standing at the time of admission. The school can be public, private, parochial, or even home educated.
  • Complete the online application.

This camp is a CREATE-eligible camp.
If you are a resident of Lee, Pontotoc, or Union counties, you are eligible for a scholarship made available through the CREATE Foundation. Scholarships cover the entire cost of attending select camps. Each individual may qualify for only one scholarship per summer.

To register with a scholarship, please contact our office directly to obtain a scholarship code and verify your residency. You can reach us during business hours at: (662) 915-7621.

Day of the Week
Morning Activities
8:00am – 12:00pm
Afternoon Activities
1:00pm – 4:30pm
Sunday, June 17   Move-In, Orientation
Monday, June 18    
Tuesday, June 19    
Wednesday, June 20    
Thursday, June 21    
Friday, June 22   Move-Out

Registration for a camp or program is a two-part process – the online registration form and additional documentation. Both parts must be submitted to our office before a student is confirmed for enrollment in the program.

If you are a resident of Lee, Pontotoc, or Union counties, please call our office at (662) 915-7621 to obtain a scholarship code for this camp. Please note: individual students may qualify for just one scholarship per summer.

  • Register Online
    • Step 1: Go to the online registration portal.
    • Step 2: Click “Add Camp to Cart.”
    • Step 3: Enter the Student’s Information and click “Continue.”
    • Step 4: Review your Cart Information and click “Checkout.”
    • Enter your email address and click “Continue Unregistered.”
    • Select the appropriate payment method and follow the prompts to complete the payment transaction. If you have a discount/scholarship code, you can enter it on the right side of the page and click “Apply.”
    • Step 5: Enter the Parent/Guardian and Emergency Contact Information. Click “Submit.” You will receive an emailed receipt and confirmation of registration. Please retain a copy of this receipt for your reference and tax purposes.
  • Submit Medical Form
    • We value the safety and well-being of all our participating students. In the case emergency or medical attention is required, ALL camps and programs require parents to submit medical forms on behalf of the student. Please DO NOT forget to return this form to our office as this will hold up the registration process for your student. If you have already submitted the medical form for a camp this summer, you will not have to submit it again. We do not retain medical documentation from previous summers.
    • Step 1: Download and complete the Summer Medical Form (at top of page) with the appropriate student and parent information.
    • Step 2: Attach a copy of:
      • Student’s insurance card,
      • Parent’s driver’s license
      • Shot records with the last Tetanus Immunization or Booster Shot, and
      • Any other medical documents needed to seek treatment
    • Step 3: Send the form and attachments to our office at: Outreach and Continuing Education, Office of Pre-College Programs, The University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848.
    • For the security of you and your student’s information, please do not email or fax medical forms to our office. We request that you mail or bring the forms to our office.
  • Submit Agreement
    • The Office of Pre-College Programs has set guidelines and rules in place for the safety of the students participating in our camps and programs. Please review these guidelines and rules and discuss with your student(s) before the first day of the program. The Agreement Form is available at the top of the page.

For additional information, please contact:

  • Address: Outreach and Continuing Education, Office of Pre-College Programs, The University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
  • Phone: (662) 915-7621
  • Fax: (662) 915-1535
  • Email: precollege@olemiss.edu