Y Members: Register online.
Non-members will be able to register on the phone (203) 235.6386 or at the Downtown Meriden Y (110 W Main).
MTC '23: You Don't Want To Miss This
Musical Theater + Camp = MTC
MTC combines the quality of a full musical theater program with the fun and excitement of Mountain Mist Day Camp in the great outdoors!
MTC is a full day summer camp program that costs just $40 a day for YMCA members. 
Please visit the Meriden YMCA website to learn about the registration and medical forms required to attend. All paperwork and medical forms must be submitted to the YMCA the Friday before a camp session begins.
Our Program
MTC (Musical Theater Camp) is MYT’s summer program located at Mountain Mist Day Camp (576 High Hill Rd, Meriden), where we put on a show in just two weeks! We rehearse and perform outdoors under the big MYTent - there is nothing like it!
More FUNSHOPS this year!
After a successful "funshop" session with our Rising Stars last year, we are adding a "Funshop" session for our Junior Company! We'll work on auditioning, improvisation, character development, and help out on crew with the Rising Star production.

This just might be the BEST SUMMER EVER!
Register for MTC
Y Members will be able to register online or at the YMCA.
Non-members will be able to register on the phone (203) 235.6386 or at the Downtown Meriden Y (110 W Main).
Registration opens in February. 

Auditions
New MYT members must complete this form after registering with the YMCA. 
Sessions 1 & 2: Auditions will be held 1 week before the session begins. Materials are emailed to registered campers 2 weeks before the start of the session (1 week before auditions). Campers must be registered with the Y to schedule an audition time. Auditions are held virtually on FaceTime.
Session 1 & 2 Funshops: No auditions.
Session 3&4: Auditions will be on a Saturday in June at the MYT Rehearsal Hall. Audition materials will be emailed before June 1st to those who have registered. 
Rehearsals
During the camp day (9-3), MTC will rehearse under the MYTent and enjoy camp activities in the adjacent field. We will also have schedule rotations for the water slide and pool. Breakfast and hot lunch is provided FREE for all campers. Session 2 has a dress rehearsal the evening before the show. Session 3/4 will rehearse during the camp day during Session 3 and in the evenings during Session 4.
Performances
Performances will be held outdoors under the MYTent. Tickets may be purchased online (discount) or at the door. Seating is general admission and "bring your own" lawn chair. 
Learn about our summer line up!
Session 1 - Show TBA
(RISING STARS Completed Grades K-4)
Show synopsis TBA.
Session Details
Musical theatre camp performers will learn basic musical theater dance, acting and music skills. Emphasis during this camp will be on the importance of punctuality, teamwork, memorization, confidence building, and fun! MTC mornings are filled with singing and dancing, while afternoons are all about traditional camp activities such as swimming and show themed arts and craft projects led by the MTC counselors in training! A full length musical will be performed June 29 and 30. Performers must be available for both shows. Information and application details for the MTC CIT program are available on MYT’s website.
Register: Staring in Feb.
Auditions: June 11th and 12th by appointment, held virtually on FaceTime
Rehearsals: During camp days June 19-30th, 9AM-3PM
Performances: Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30 at 8 PM
Session Fee: Full Member $406 Program Member $457
MTC CIT Program
Active MYT students entering grades 9-12 can apply here to be an MTC Counselor in Training. Selected CITs will assist the MTC staff in choreographing, planning, and producing the show. Space is limited and unfortunately we cannot admit every applicant. Selected CITs do NOT register for Session 1.
Check back soon for the application.
Session 1 - Junior Company FUNSHOP
(Completed Grades 5-7)
Our workshop will focus on audition preparation, character development, improvisation, as well as mini sessions on choreography, lighting design, sound design, set design and more! Participants will have the opportunity to apply to help with tech and crew for the Rising Star Session 1.
Register: Staring in Feb.
Rehearsals: During camp days June 19-30th, 9AM-3PM
Performances: Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30 at 8 PM
Session Fee: Full Member $406 Program Member $457
Session 2 - Show TBA
(JUNIOR COMPANY - Completed Grades 4-7)
Show Synopsis TBA.
Session Details
Musical theatre camp (MTC) performers will learn basic and intermediate musical theatre dance, acting and music skills.  Emphasis during this camp session will be on the importance of character development, punctuality, teamwork, memorization, confidence building, and fun! Mornings and afternoons are filled with singing, dancing, and traditional camp activities such as swimming and archery.  A full scale 60 minute musical will be performed. Performers must be available for all shows on July 13th and 14th.

Register: Today through June 26th
Auditions: June 25th and 26th by appointment, held virtually on FaceTime
Rehearsals: During camp days July 3-July 14th, 9AM-3PM (including Tuesday, July 4th)
Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, July 12th 6:30-9 PM
Performances: Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14 at 8 PM
Session Fee: Full Member $406 Program Member $457


Session 2 - Rising Stars FUNSHOP
(Completed Grades K-3)
Performers will learn basic musical theater dance, acting and music skills. Emphasis during this camp will be on the importance of punctuality, teamwork, memorization, confidence building, and fun! MTC mornings are filled with singing and dancing, while afternoons are all about traditional camp activities such as swimming. 
Register: Staring in Feb.
Rehearsals: During camp days July 3-July 14th, 9AM-3PM (including Tuesday, July 4th)
Performances: Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14 at 8 PM
Session Fee: Full Member $406 Program Member $457
Session 3 & 4 - Show TBA
(MARQEE COMPANY (feat. Teen Company)- Completed 7-12 and adults)
Show synopsis TBA.
Session Details
Last summer the Junior Company worked with adults on the inaugural Marquee production of Matilda: The Musical! This year we are excited to shine the Marquee “spotlight” on our Teen Company! The Marquee Company is designed to challenge our students to reach new heights while giving them the chance to work alongside alumni and adults. This year’s production will feature 2 casts: one for our Teen Company students (completed grades 7-12) and one for alumni and adults 18 and older.  Each cast will support each other in the ensemble and get 2 performances. Based on registration and auditions, there may be some crossover between the 2 age groups in the casting process as needed. All performers must be available for all 4 shows.

Students in the Teen Company will rehearse during the camp day during Session 3 and in the evenings during Session 4.

Alumni and Adults will be offered 2 levels of involvement: Full Time and Part Time. We recognize that not everyone is available during the camp day to rehearse due to work obligations. As a result, we are offering a part time option that allows adults to try out for small roles and be in a few ensemble numbers. Full time participants who can attend camp rehearsals during session 3 (9-12:30 each day) will be eligible for lead roles in the adult/alumni cast.


Register (Completed grades 7-12): Starting in Feb.
Sign up (Alumni/Adults 18+): Info coming soon.
Auditions: A Saturday in June in person at MYT.
Rehearsals: See schedule below for music, session 3, and session 4 rehearsal schedule.
Performances: Thursday-Sunday, Aug 10-13 at 8 PM

Session Fee for Teens: Full Member $406 Program Member $457
Participation Fee for Adults: Purchase 15 tickets (Full Time) or 10 tickets (Part Time).
A True "Summer Theater Camp"
Don't spend your summer in an auditorium - kids already spend enough time in school! MTC rehearses in the fresh air and puts the 'summer' and 'camp' back in "Summer Theater Camp." We rehearse each morning under the shade of the MYTent. Between rehearsals, campers get to take part in camp activities, swim in the pool, play on the courts, and even use the water slide!
The MTC Staff
MTC is run by a mix of educators and MYT alumni who love to share their passion for theater with others. The MTC Staff has been working together at camp for over ten years and loves to see how each summer season continues to raise the bar. As educators first and theater directors second, we cater to children individually and help them develop their skills in small group and whole group settings.
You  Don't Want To Miss This
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