Theatre Camps with STC!

Join the STC School of the Arts in a fun, supportive, and encouraging environment! Learn about theatre while making new friends and having fun!

Camp staff includes professional theatre artists who lead students through a diverse curriculum that is based on teamwork, confidence-building, and creative expression. Camps include acting, dancing, and singing master classes, with additional classes in scenic arts, improvisation, stage combat, costuming, and more! Each session ends with the students’ presentation of their original work for family and friends.

Most camps are Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the option of Before and/or After Care for an additional fee.

how to enroll in a session

  1. 1. Please select the session in which you wish to enroll your child below.
  2. 2. You will be automatically taken to our Enrollment Form.
  3. 3. Once you submit the form, you will be asked to purchase the camp. You can make your purchase by selecting the red Buy Tickets button on the top, right-hand side of the webpage. Before and After Care for each session be purchased the first day of camp at the camp site.
  4. 4. If you have trouble purchasing online, please contact the Education Department at 916-446-7501 ext. 116. or




at The Sacramento Theatre Company (1419 H Street, Sacramento CA 95814)
Three Days
1st – 6th Graders
December 26th – December 28th, 2018
Wednesday through Friday
9am – 5pm (Before/After Care Available)



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Meet our teachers & staff:

Michele Hillen-Noufer, Education & School of the Arts Director

michelle_hillen-neuferMichele Hillen-Noufer, M.Ed., AEA, SAG is the Education Director for Sacramento Theatre Company (STC) and oversees the STC School of the Arts which includes the Young Professionals Conservatory, the Pre-Professional Ensemble, Professional Internship Program, Camp Programs and the School Partnership Program (which she created in 2011.) She is a member of Actors Equity Association as well as SAG/AFTRA. Michele has been working as a professional actor for 25 years doing theatre, film, and television across the country and internationally. She has directed, taught, and choreographed professional theatre, as well as theatre for young people. Michele has a passion for helping young people achieve their goals in the performing arts as well as providing Theatre Arts Education to schools through STC’s School Partnership Program and arts integration during the day. Michele is an arts integration specialist and keeps her skills current by teaching at STC, local elementary schools as well as providing workshops and professional development opportunities for conferences and in-services for Educators. She has been a member of the Sacramento State University’s, Academic Talent Search faculty since 2012.


Lisa Dillon has been dancing, in some form or another, since she was 4. She trained in Sacramento, Lake Tahoe and Santa Barbara. She performed locally for many years in Best of Broadway and periodically in Music Circus, Garbeau’s Dinner Theater, Davis Musical Theater Company and others. She taught tap and jazz at Broadway Academy of Performing Arts and currently teaches dance/fitness fusion. Her passion is in Children’s Musical Theater where she has worked as Director, Choreographer, Technical Director and Producer. Lisa started working for STC in January 2017 with Schools Partnership and is overjoyed to continue to teach and grow with STC.

Franchesca Sonoyama, School Partnership Program Manager & Teaching Artist

Franchesca New STC picFranchesca Sonoyama is the School Partnership Program Manager at STC and for STC Camps. She has worked as an after-school educator teaching ELA through Theatre, a Theatre Artist-in-Residence with Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, and as a substitute teacher at various schools in the Sacramento City Unified School District. She has a BA in Dramatic Art and Communications from UC Davis. She is recieved her Masters in Education in Integrated Teaching Through the Arts in Sacramento through Lesley University. Franchesca is an advocate for the arts and interactive learning as well as a musical theatre performer in the Sacramento community.


Miranda Lawson is busy at STC School of the Arts, and was the Director of the Pre-Professional Ensemble spring play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Kids, as well as the Musical Director/Choreographer of the School Partnership Production of The Jungle Book. She was recently seen in The Pirates of Penzance and played the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella on STC’s Main Stage. Prior to that, she was seen in Nunsense at STC. She recently played Effie White in Dreamgirls at Broadway by the Bay, which earned her a Theatre Bay Area Award nomination.


Originally from Ventura County, Jerald Bolden began dancing and singing in musical theater at an early age through the Actor’s Repertory Theatre of Simi Valley. There he danced in “The Wiz,” “Alice in Wonderland,” and “A Christmas Carol.”  In high school he began to choreograph such musicals as “Into The Woods,” and “Oklahoma.”  In March, Jerald choreographed STC Ensemble’s successful Main stage Production of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.”  This summer Jerald can be seen in Magic Circle’s production of “A Chorus Line,” and Fair Oaks Theatre Festival Production of “Seussical The Musical.”


Garrick Sigl has been with the Sacramento Theatre Company for 5 years, and has just finished his first year at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design in New Mexico. He is working to get a BFA in Theatre with a specialization in Acting.  Some of the Sacramento Theatre Company productions in which he performed include; Little Shop of Horrors (Puppeteer), Julius Caesar(Lucius/ Young Cato), A Christmas Carol (Young Ebenezer, Peter Cratchit), and The Miracle Worker (Peter). He was also in The Drowsy Chaperone (Man in Chair), The Taming of the Shrew (Hortensio), and Very Still and Hard to See (Franklin/Jasper). He is a para-professional who has worked with autistic children for the past two years. He was also an intern at the camp for 4 years, the Shakespeare and Puppetry teacher at a previous year’s camp, and he is very excited to work as an instructor this year at the ACT, DANCE, SING camp!