At summer theater, we learned to juggle and do mime. I like the book with no pictures. I met 11 new friends. My favorite part was the play.

– Holli


The Children's Theater Workshop is preparing for the 25th season of the Summer Theater Workshop for the children of Pamlico County. The program takes place in the “Old Theater” on Broad Street in Oriental starting July 6th through July 31st. The workshop will consist of four two-week, half day programs with appropriate age groupings.

The workshop takes place at The Old Theater in downtown Oriental, providing the perfect backdrop of culture, arts, and history.

COVID-19 Message from our

Board of Directors

These are some strange and challenging times and we have a lot of uncertainty about the future. However, we also believe that we when the time is right we can provide a place for your child to come together with others in a space of art, inspiration, and healing. In May we look to make a firm decision to have the workshop as scheduled in July and decide when to start the registration process. 

The workshop has a longstanding commitment to enriching the lives of children by providing a structured arts program led by an exceptional, and carefully chosen, theater arts Drama Coach.

During the age-divided, 2-week sessions, children are introduced to theater skills such as acting fundamentals, learning to speak on stage, using drama exercises by playing theater games, see the behind-the-scenes work, learn to work in peer groups, and meet new friends.

Learning about the performing arts can teach important skills in life, such as self-confidence, cooperation, self-discipline, and concentration. Imagination is encouraged!

We keep the registration fee affordable at $25 to make it possible for all children to attend. Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of our donors.

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