The Conservatory (Students)

Through acting and musical theatre productions, classes, and camps, students of all ages experience professional training and theatrical experiences that encourage self-expression, build confidence, and inspire artistic growth.

Saturdays from 2-5PM and Mondays from 3-6PM

Gulfshore Playhouse is excited to work with Christy Tarr-McVey (Broadway’s The Who’s Tommy, Jekyll and Hyde) to provide vocal lessons to our students.

Mondays (3-6PM) and Saturdays (2-5PM)

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Saturdays in April 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 10AM-11AM

Through song, dance, and imaginative play, little ones will not only explore Broadway hits like “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” from The Lion King, “Getting To Know You” from The King and I (and more!), but also enhance motor, memory recall, creativity, and verbal/non-verbal communication skills. 

Broadway Babies promises to be a joy-filled exploration of music and movement, where children can learn in a nurturing environment with their grown-ups…Join us! 

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April 29-May 3, 2024, 5:30-7:30PM

Participants will engage in dramatic play, imaginative thinking, and character development, inspired by our favorite wizarding stories!

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May 11 - May 16, 2024

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For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs.

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June 3-June 21, 2024 - Monday through Friday, 9AM-4PM

Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film, in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth.

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June 3-7, 2024, 9AM-12PM

Through engaging activities, fun games, and creative exploration, children will discover the joy of musical theatre as they sing, dance, and act out their favorite storybook characters.

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June 10-21, 2024, Monday-Friday, 1PM-4PM

Students will learn music and dance numbers from the musical and have the opportunity to perform live on stage in Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR. at the end of the second week.

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June 21 - June 23, 2024

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Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir is a golden ticket to adventure!

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June 24-28, 2024, 9AM-12PM

This program invites children to explore the wonders of the wilderness through the magic of musical theatre!

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July 1 - July 26, 2024 - Monday through Friday, 9AM-4PM

Get ready to dive into the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss like never before! Filled with lovable characters, ultra-catchy tunes, and feature roles allowing talents to shine, Seussical JR. was created by the dynamic Tony-winning duo Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Anastasia, Ragtime).

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July 15-26, 2024, Monday-Friday, 1PM-4PM

Students will learn music and dance numbers from Seussical JR. and will have the opportunity to perform live on stage in our junior production at the end of the second week!

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July 26 - July 28, 2024

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“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper!

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August 14 & 15, 2024, 6:00-8:00PM

Led by experienced instructors, this class focuses on honing basic and intermediate tap steps, providing aspiring performers with confidence and proficiency for successful auditions. 

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Rehearsals: Mondays & Wednesdays, September 4-December 11, 2024, 5:00-8:00PM (see below for audition and performance date information)

Madcap antics come aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London! 

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Tuesdays, October 1-29, 2024, 5:30-7:30PM

This class puts your student in the Halloween spirit as they explore a happily haunted house!

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Monday-Thursday, November 4-21, 2024, 5:30-7:30PM; Performances November 21-23, 2024

Step into the spotlight and join us for an immersive three-week Conservatory program at Gulfshore Playhouse, where aspiring performers aged 6-9 will embark on a thrilling journey through the world of theatre!

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Wednesdays, January 5-February 5, 2025, 5:30-7:30PM

Take a step into musical theatre history with us in this bootcamp focused on the classics! 

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Wednesdays, January 8-February 5, 2025, 5:30-7:30PM

Step into the extraordinary with our “Out of this World” Story Explorers class, where young minds explore imagination, creativity, and theatrical adventure!

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Monday-Thursday, February 10-28, 2025, 5:30-7:30PM

Welcome to the Gulfshore Playhouse and CMON (Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples) partnership’s three-week musical theatre program!

Location: Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples
Rehearsals: Monday – Thursday, February 10 – 28, 2025, 5:30PM – 7:30PM
Performances: February 27 – March 1

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