Supported in part by Grants from
Summer camps are so much fun at Market House Theatre! For 2017, included are two musical theatre two-week camps,two Harry Potter Camp sessions, and a new STEAM camp!
• For rising 3rd-5th graders — Musical theatre meets the science lab in our new creative camp, THE SCIENCE OF STUFF (a STEAM Drama & Science camp!) June 5-9, with a performance June 9.
• Our popular camp from last year is back, this time with new magic and classes to explore! Our immersive HARRY POTTER camp! Enroll at Hogwarts and be assigned a House, take classes, make your own wand and more! Session 1 - June 12-16; Session 2 - June 19-23
• For rising 1st - 7th graders — THE LION KING Kids...Hakuna Matata! Join Simba, Timon, Pumba and the rest of the Circle of Life characters in this thrilling adventure based on the beloved Disney film. June 19-30, with a performances on the June 30 and July 1.
• For rising 3rd - 11th grade students—SEUSSICAL Kids, July 10-21, with performances on July 21 & 22.
See full listings below!
Our Summer Drama Camps are a part of Market House Theatre’s "Just Off Broadway" programming, and are sponsored by
• GEO Consultants, LLC
• Sylvan Learning
• Drs. Blair and Rheanel Tolar
Our Summer Camp Teaching Staff
Emily Yocum Black has performed extensively in musicals, operas, chamber and orchestral works for over 15 years and she is currently pursuing her Masters in Vocal Performance at the University of Louisville. She has been a featured soloist in Bernstein’s Mass with the Louisville Orchestra and Handel’s Messiah with Bourbon Baroque as well as being very active in the Opera Theatre department at U of L, playing such roles as Laetitia in The Old Maid And The Thief and Pamina in The Magic Flute. She is a 2010 Governor’s School for the Arts alumna in musical theatre.
Marsha Cash is owner of FACEME which specializes in unique makeup designs for adult and kids. She is also the business manager of MHT!
April Cochran is Education Director for Market House Theatre and has over 40 years of directing, teaching and performance experience for theaters throughout the midwest, and is recipient of AACT’s Distinguished Merit Award in 2011!
Tim Franklin is an 8th grade Science & Performing Arts teacher in Marshall County. In addition, Mr. Franklin works in conjunction with Murray State University to develop and teach STEM courses to teachers across our region. He offers a unique approach to teaching Science by utilizing Fine Arts in his classroom instruction (STEAM).
Emi Chapman Hensel is instructor/choreographer for DanceMHT and is principal choreographer for Market House Theatre, including the recent musicals Hairspray, Mary Poppins and All Shook Up. She studied Ballet, Modern and Dance Improvisation at Belhaven University.
Ethan Hines is a 2016 alumni of McCracken County High School and a two-year member of MHT's HA! Teen Comedy Improv Troupe. His theatre credits include featured roles in MCHS' productions of SEUSSICAL and YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and MHT productions of JUNIE B JONES: JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS and PETER AND THE STARCATCHER.
Emily Hensel Parker has P-12 teacher certification and has been an actor, choreographer and/or director for such places as Murray State University, Playhouse in the Park, Market House Theatre, Boone County High School and Noe Middle School. A 2007 Governors School for the Arts alumna in musical theatre, Emily has also been a fine arts instructor and a dance team coach and is MHT’s Education Assistant.