St. Petersburg, FL (June 12, 2023) – Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is excited to announce the Seussical Jr. Musical Theater Summer Camp, a one-of-a-kind learning experience for students in 4th grade through 12th grade. This summer camp will immerse participants in the imaginative world of Dr. Seuss, allowing them to showcase their talents and creativity on stage. Seussical Jr. Summer Camp will feature professional instruction that fosters each students performing arts abilities. Every young performer will be cast in the show, and no prior experience is necessary.
The Seussical Jr. Summer Camp is a two week camp running from July 17 to July 21 and July 24 to July 28. Students will receive professional in acting, singing, dancing and set design activities. The camp will be held at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater, located at 400 First St SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, from 8AM to 4PM with aftercare available until 6PM. The highlight of the camp will be two public performances on July 28 and 29 at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater. The Seussical JR production will captivate friends, family, and the community and showcase each participants talent and artistic growth.
Scholarships are available based on both financial need and talent. To apply for a scholarship, interested individuals can inquire about the details and application process by visiting www.mahaffeyclassacts.org/scholarships. For more information and registration, visit www.mahaffeyclassacts.org or contact Katrina Young at 727-304-5275. Limited availability, so secure your child’s place in this extraordinary learning adventure today!
About Seussical Jr:
Seussical JR. is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized materials are supplied by Music Theatre International 423 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019 (212) 541-4684, mtishows.com. Music Theatre International (MTI) is one of the world’s leading theatrical licensing agencies, granting theatres from around the world the rights to perform the greatest selection of musicals from Broadway and beyond. Founded in 1952 by composer Frank Loesser, and orchestrator Don Walker, MTI is a driving force in advancing musical theatre as a vibrant and engaging art form.
About the Duke Energy Center for the Arts:
The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, the world class Mahaffey Theater hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – pop, rock, comedy, theater, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions. Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums.
About Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts:
Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts supports performing arts programming at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater. Our mission is to educate, engage and entertain everyone in our community through culturally diverse performances. We present inspiring arts education programs, community outreach initiatives, live mainstage performances and concerts, as well as special events for the enjoyment of the entire community.