Many moms and dads would give their left arm not to hear the phrase "I'm bored!" this summer. Get your kids out of the house and let them be the hams they already are.

Many theaters throughout the state are offering summer theater camps with instruction on everything from singing, dancing, puppetry, stage combat, Shakespeare, audition preparation, costume design, set building, playwriting and more.

Here is a list of theaters offering summer camps:

Northern area

Brigham City Fine Arts Center: 435-723-0740 or

Utah Festival Opera: 435-750-0300 or

Rodgers Memorial Theatre: 298-1302 or

Salt Lake area

Academy of Performing Arts: 898-2728 or

Children's Theatre & School of the Arts: 532-6000 or

Egyptian Theatre: 435-649-9371 or

Hale Centre Theatre: 984-9000 or

Theatre Arts Conservatory: 654-1690 or

Youth Theatre at the University of Utah: 581-6098 or

Provo area

Center Street Musical Theatre: 373-4485 or

Hale Center Theater Orem: 226-8600 or

SCERA Shell Amphitheater: 225-2787 or

Southern area

St. George Musical Theatre: 435-628-8755 or

Utah Shakespearean Festival: 435-586-7880 or

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