Summer Theatre Workshop

Summer Theatre Workshop (CO 2574), College Class taught June 11 – July 2, 2017
This 3-week camp will afford the opportunity to earn 4 hours of fine arts credit while attending a summer musical theater camp.  Under the guidance of working theater tech professionals, campers will learn lighting, sound, set design, props, costuming and makeup. Workshop campers get hands-on experience with state-of-the-art equipment in one of the finest working theaters in the country. They hang the lights, run the boards, sew the costumes, build the sets and do all the things that go into staging a successful Broadway-style show.

Option A: Juniors/Seniors who are interested in technical theater and do not desire to be a member of the cast (contingent on having a minimum of 5 participants)
Option B: Juniors/Seniors who are interested in both technical theatrer and in being a member of the cast. In order to participate in writer's camp, applicants still must submit a short story as part of the application process.

Note:  Applicants will need to apply to both Summer Scholars and to be admitted to MSU for the 1st term of Summer School in June.

Who is eligible: Juniors and Seniors

Special Restrictions: 

Juniors who are eligible for SPATS (Special Program for Academically Talented Students) must enroll in both Summer Scholars and the university.  To enroll applicants must meet the following requirements: 
     1.  Have completed the junior year in high school in 2017
     2.  Be approved by parents and endorsed by a high school official
     3.  Have a minimum composite ACT score of 24
     4.  Have evidence of immunization (2–MMR) [The first MMR must be given after their first birthday]
For more information about SPATS, go to the following link:  <http://www.admissions.msstate.edu/freshmen/apply/spats/details/>

Graduating Seniors must apply for Summer Scholars and for admission as a regular student to Mississippi State University for the 1st term of summer school in June.
To enroll, applicants must meet the following requirements: 
     1.  Graduation with required College Preparatory Curriculum 
     2.  Have a minimum composite ACT score of 16; 
     3.  Have evidence of immunization (2–MMR) [The first MMR must be given after your first birthday]
For more information about admission, go to the following link: <http://www.admissions.msstate.edu/freshmen/apply/#admission-requirements>.

Pre-registration is required and all fees must be paid in advance of the camp. A deposit of $150 or the total registration fee must accompany the application form. You will be notified when your application is accepted, and further information about the camp will be sent to you.

Type: Overnight Camp

Sponsoring Unit: 

The College of Education, Office of the Dean, in cooperation with the Department of Communication

Other Information: 

Additional information may be found at <www.summerscholarsonstage.msstate.edu> 

On-Line applications may be made by going to the following link: <https://www.ecommerce.msstate.edu/summer-scholars/1.1/ >

Cost: $1,900 $400 ....... Camp Activity Fee (to be paid to Summer Scholars; includes residence hall lodging, t-shirt, camp picture and catered meals.) $1,250* ... Academic Tuition (to be paid to the Controller’s Office.) * actual price may vary slightly Note: If the applicant has a parent(s) employed at MSU, a waiver of a portion or all of the academic tuition may be claimed when parent"s) complete a dependent child form. $250 ...... On-campus food cost (may be paid to the Controller’s Office, or camper may purchase a camp meal card) * actual price may vary slightly

Contact: 

Dr. Joe Ray Underwood, Director
Summer Scholars Program
222 Hiwassee Drive
Starkville, MS 39759
662-323-8969 (home) or 662-312-2911 (cell)

For More Information: 

Contact Dr. Underwood, Director of Summer Scholars
joeray01@bellsouth.net or (662-323-8969)