Simply Summer in Zurich!

Simply Summer! is our series of holiday courses at the Academy. It offers students a great opportunity to work with experienced theatre practitioners, specialising in acting, vocal coaching, choreography, and stage combat to name but a few.

Young Performers Workshops (7-10 year olds)

Abba Mania! (15 – 19 July)

Oh Abba – how can we resist you! We’re in the mood for a dance and a song – join us for a week of musical theatre fun inspired by the West End production of Mama Mia. Sing and dance your way to our end of week performance for family and friends. What are you waiting for – take a chance on us!

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (22 – 26 July)

Calling all budding witches and wizards! Magic and delight await our young performers as they explore the characters and stories of the boy who lived. Alongside learning real magic to make even Dumbaldore proud, you will use the skills you have learnt to put on a spell-binding performance in front of family and friends at the end of the week.

Roald Dahls’ Whizpopping Wonders (5 – 9 August)

Calling all human beans! Join us for a Phizz-whizzing week of drama and games as we explore the work of the most gloriumptous of Children’s authors – Roald Dahl. Create a Frothbuggling performance for family and friends based on characters from his most jumpsquiffing books including The Twits, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, Matilda and many more.

Aladdin Jnr (12 – 16 August – 9am – 4pm)

Stay one jump ahead as you rehearse and perform this toe-tapping Disney musical. Based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. Working with our production team on this iconic musical, you will perform to a whole new world (well, your family and friends!) on the final day.

Performers’ Workshops (11-18 year olds)

Musical Theatre Showcase (15-19 July)

A week-long Musical Theatre camp, learning the repertoire from a whole host of Musicals past and present!

From ‘Everybody’s Talking about Jamie’ and ‘Waitress’ to Dear Evan Hansen’ and ‘Mean Girls’. Throw in some ‘Hamilton’, ‘Chicago’ and ‘Wicked’ and yhis is an opportunity not to be missed. Working with leading West End practitioners you will sing and dance your way to an epic end of week performance for friends and family.

Frantic! (22-26 July)

In a world where nothing stops, use the title ‘Frantic’ to ignite your imaginations and devise a brand-new piece of theatre. Using group improvisations to create a powerful story and characters, build your world and tell your tale led by experts in the field of physical and devised theatre.

The Greatest Show! (5-9 August)

Dance and sing your heart out inspired by the life of PT Barnum – the Greatest Showman on earth! Popping routines, fun vocals and more than a splash of showmanship make this a week not to miss. Featuring songs from Barnum, Pippin and, of course, The Greatest Showman.

An Actor’s Toolbox (12-16 August)

Spend the week with tutors from some of the UK’s top drama schools exploring essential acting skills. Working on scripts, monologues and devised scenes you will hone your acting technique and develop yourself as a performer. Audition tips and advice will be shared, and, if required, assistance in monologue selection can be provided. The week will culminate in a sharing session for family and friends.

Multi Camp Discounts

When purchasing 3 or more SIMPLY SUMMER camps at the same time for the same person you will receive a 10 % discount on the total cost of your booking

Sibling Discounts

Second Sibling receives 10% discount – Third and further Siblings receive 20% discount.

Stage Door Club

Our courses run from 9am – 4.00pm. We understand that these times may not suit everyone.

That’s why, from 4.00pm – 5.30pm Monday – Thursday, we run the STAGE DOOR CLUB. Join us for arts, crafts, films and games as you start to unwind from a whirlwind day of fun and excitement.

20CHF per day, or a one-week pass for 75CHF if booked in advance.

Bookings made on the day (or at the start of a week) are 25CHF per day

The stage door club does not operated on Fridays, as our end of week performance has finished by then.