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 www.bcfineartscenter.org

Utah Festival Opera: 435-750-0300 or www.ufoc.org

Rodgers Memorial Theatre: 298-1302 or www.rodgersmemorial.com

Salt Lake area

Academy of Performing Arts: 898-2728 or www.academyofpa.org

Children's Theatre & School of the Arts: 532-6000 or www.childrenstheatreandschool.org

Egyptian Theatre: 435-649-9371 or www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org

Hale Centre Theatre: 984-9000 or www.halecentretheatre.org

Theatre Arts Conservatory: 654-1690 or www.theatreartsconservatory.com

Youth Theatre at the University of Utah: 581-6098 or www.youththeatre.utah.edu

Provo area

Center Street Musical Theatre: 373-4485 or www.csmtc.com

Hale Center Theater Orem: 226-8600 or www.haletheater.com

SCERA Shell Amphitheater: 225-2787 or www.scera.org

Southern area

St. George Musical Theatre: 435-628-8755 or www.sgmt.org

Utah Shakespearean Festival: 435-586-7880 or www.bard.org


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