“Mamma Mia!” 16 – 21 August
“Matilda” 18 – 23 October
Both courses available to day students only
Stage a full-scale musical in a week!
A challenging and fun summer camp week with intensive workshops in music, drama, dance and set design, culminating in the performance of a full-scale musical.
|Dates & Themes||‘Mamma Mia!’ 16 – 21 August 2020 Ages 8 – 18
‘Matilda’ 18 – 23 October 2020 Ages 8 – 18
|Price||360€ one week day student (6 days)
710€ Residential 150€ for the FOOTSTEPS CLUB
Early booking, Multiple week & sibling discounts apply. More about prices, discounts and deposits
|Location||Centre International de Valbonne (CIV), France. CIV is a large campus in a forest setting close to Nice, Antibes and Cannes.
More about CIV and how to get there
|Age||8-18 Click for the FOOTSTEPS CLUB for ages 6 – 7.|
|What experience do I need?||You are fluent in English and love the Performing Arts. Previous experience isn’t essential but lots of enthusiasm is a must! There are also places for French speaking students who wish to improve their English.|
Students should arrive by 10:30am on the Sunday. Thereafter day-student hours are 9.30am to 6.30pm (Summer), or 6.00pm (Toussaint/Printemps)
|Registration||Fill out this form We will be back in touch to arrange a deposit and confirm your place.
What does it involve?
You will be involved in a professional-quality musical theatre production. Uniquely, you will get a chance to develop skills in all aspects of musical theatre, with intensive workshops in music, drama, dance and set-design. The week culminates in a public performance on Friday evening.
You will encourage and inspire one another, and work as a team in a positive yet challenging environment. There will also be sporting and leisure activities organised for you by our activity coordinators.
Day students should arrive for rehearsals at 9.30. (10.30 on the first Sunday). It is possible to arrive from 8.30 to allow parents to get to work. Day students should be collected at 18.00 each evening for the spring and autumn weeks, 18.30, in summer.
Who will be running the course?
Jonathan Mallalieu is the course director. Jonathan has been Director of Music in several UK and international schools and has extensive experience as a Theatrical Director. He has also written several musicals and now enjoys a career as a freelance composer and musician and a Director of Beauville Arts. You can find out more about him here.
Experienced and qualified teachers in Dance/Drama and Art/Set Design work alongside Jonathan. Other staff include a full time administrator/first aider and BAFA-qualified activity coordinators. BAFA is a French training programme that covers organising activities and safeguarding the safety, security and well-being of young people.
The staff to student ratio is approximately 1:8.