SummerTide Theatre, the professional summer theatre of The University of Alabama, is thrilled to announce that 2017 marks the fourteenth anniversary of bringing professional musical theatre to Gulf Shores. In June 2017, SummerTide Theatre will present Smoke on the Mountain, a 1930’s musical comedy set in North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains.
Join the Sanders family as they return to performing after a five year break. When Pastor Oglethorpe hires them to revive his congregation at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the Sanders inspire everyone through song and reveal a few family imperfections along the way.
Smoke on the Mountain will run June 2 to 30, with performances every Tuesday through Sunday evening at 8:00PM. Tickets may be purchased, beginning April 15, by visiting SummerTide.org or by calling The University of Alabama Box Office at 205-348-3400 before May 26. After May 26, please call 251.968.6721 for tickets. Tickets prices are $20.00 for adults, $15.00 for children 12 and under.
SummerTide Theatre Camp – What to Expect…
WEEK 1: BEGINNERS
Tuesday, June 6th – Saturday, June 10th from 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Campers work with our cast and crew to learn the basic elements of theatre such as story theater, dance and music. No age restrictions, however all campers must be able to read.
WEEK 2: INTERMEDIATE
Tuesday, June 13th – Saturday, June 16th from 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Campers work with our cast and crew in secondary levels of theatre workshops. Includes work in monologues, simple scene work, improvisation, dance and music. No age restrictions, however all campers must be able to read.
WEEK 3: ADVANCED
Tuesday, June 20th – Saturday, June 25th from 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Campers work with our cast and crew in advanced levels of theatre workshops. Includes work in scene work, commedia, creative writing, dance and music. No age restrictions, however all campers must be able to read.
REGISTERING YOUR CHILD FOR CAMP
To pre-register your child for the theatre camp, please visit the South Baldwin Community Theatre website. It contains a link (active May 1st) that will allow online registration. You will be asked to supply the child’s name, contact information, etc. Once received by the SBCT staff, an acknowledgment will be sent.
On-site registration will also be available, based on availability, beginning at 8:00AM on the Tuesday session of each week’s camp, at the George C. Meyer Performing Arts Center. Please note that camp sessions have limited space for students. Advance registration is strongly recommended. It is possible that the camp sessions will be full before on-site registration.
For questions, messages may be left for the SBCT staff at (251) 968-6721.