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Below you will find the answers to our most asked questions!

  • How do I register for the first time?
    Limelight uses a two part registration and enrollment process. Step one is to register as a family on the Registration Form. To do this, click on the Register button of your preferred camp or class, or click the Register banner found at the top of your screen. Here you will fill in children's details, parent/guardian contact details, emergency contact information, health insurance information, as well as agree to our policies/terms, and set up your Parent Portal account. This account will grant you access to our online system, where you can easily enroll your child(ren) into the classes or camps of your choice. You will be able to make changes to all information provided on the Registration Form, and will not be charged upon registering. If you have previously registered or hold a parent portal account, click here to finish the registration process and enroll your child. Please see the below question for step two, how to enroll your child.
  • How do I enroll my child in a camp or class?
    Once you have set up your Parent Portal Account through the Registration Form, you will have access our online system to enroll your child(ren) in the classes or camps of your choice. Please login to the Parent Portal available on the top right of the website Menu (or here), provide your email and chosen password to access your secure account. Upon accessing your account you will be required to confirm your agreement of our terms and policies. Next, please choose Dashboard from the top Menu, this page will list any messages, account balances, and a link to find classes for your age group. In the lower portion of the page your schedule will also show for all enrolled classes. Click the find classes button or go to Classes and Events on the Menu to browse class options. Select a Class for more information. Once you have found your desired class click the add to cart button, then select the check box for the student you wish to enroll and add any additional comments, if necessary. Then click on the add button at the top page to add the class/camp to your cart. You will receive an option to Continue Shopping or Check Out Now. In your cart you may review the fees and class details, if you are satisfied, choose the Next Button at the bottom of the page if you are ready to complete your payment and finalize your enrollment. The following page requests you to select or add a new payment method. Upon completing the transaction your child's enrollment is secured. Once your payment has been received you will be able to view your transaction in the Parent Portal and receive a confirmation email. If you have any questions, or would like some assistance with enrolling, please reach out to our helpful team at or (206)637-7604.
  • What is the programs age cutoff?
    All students must meet the age minimum by September 1st of that year. Our kids ensemble program may accept 4 year olds on a case by case basis, however they must have attended organized schooling (preschool/childcare), and be fully potty trained. Please note that the age cutoff ensures that activities and curriculum are tailored appropriately to meet the needs and abilities of the participants. If you have any specific questions or concerns regarding eligibility for our program, we encourage you to reach out to our team.
  • Are there any specific requirements or experience needed to join the camp?
    No prior experience or specific requirements are needed to join our theatre classes. We welcome children of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. Our program is designed to introduce children to the world of theatre and provide a nurturing environment for their growth and development. Whether your child is a seasoned performer or taking their first steps on stage, our classes are tailored to accommodate their individual abilities and foster their artistic journey. Our experienced instructors are skilled at providing guidance, support, and instruction to help each child thrive. All we ask is that your child comes with a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, and a passion for the performing arts. We believe that theatre is for everyone, and we are excited to embark on this creative adventure together with your child.
  • What is the cost of the theatre camp, and are there any additional fees?
    We strive to make our theatre camp as accessible as possible, and the fees are structured to provide a comprehensive experience while keeping costs reasonable. The cost of our theatre camp is $400 per week no matter the program level, providing an immersive and enriching experience for your child. This fee covers a wide range of activities, including acting workshops, rehearsals, set design, costume creation, and access to experienced instructors and guest workshops. It also includes the opportunity for your child to showcase their talents in a final performance for family and friends. In addition to the camp fee, there is a one-time registration fee of $15 per enrollment. This fee helps us cover administrative costs associated with processing registrations, ensuring a smooth and efficient enrollment process.
  • Are scholarships available for families in need?
    Yes, we understand that financial circumstances may vary for families, and we strive to ensure that our theatre camp is accessible to as many children as possible. We reward dedicated and exceptional students scholarships at the end of camp. These scholarships are designed to provide support and make participation in our camp more accessible for families. Scholarship availability and criteria may vary depending on factors such as funding availability, the number of qualifiers, and the specific requirements set by our organization or affiliated sponsors. We are unfortunately unable to offer upfront financial assistance during this time. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive environment where all children have the opportunity to explore and develop their passion for theatre.
  • What is the cancellation or refund policy in case my child is unable to attend?
    All cancelations should be made in writing to, ensuring to include your students full names, reason for cancelation, and date. Please phone us at (206)637-7604 if you have any additional questions or concerns. If cancelling four weeks or more prior to the start of the chosen camp date, we will refund 100% amount paid to date, less a $50.00 administrative fee. If cancelling two weeks prior or more, we will refund 50% amount paid to date less a $50.00 administrative fee. If cancelling less than two weeks prior, we are unable to provide a refund. No refunds will be issued after the start of the camp session.
  • How can I contact the camp organizers if I have any questions or concerns about the program?
    Parents and students can always contact our general office at and/or (206)637-7604 as well as our educational director McKenna Kline at Parents will be able to contact instructors via email during camp hours.
  • Can siblings or friends be grouped together in the same camp session?
    We strive to accommodate requests for siblings or friends to be grouped together in the same camp session whenever possible, as long as it aligns with our camp's logistics and group dynamics. When registering for the camp, we encourage you to indicate any requests for sibling or friend groupings by reaching out to our team directly to discuss your preferences. While we cannot guarantee that all requests can be accommodated due to factors such as age ranges, skill levels, and camp capacity, we will make every effort to consider and fulfill your request.
  • Can parents observe or attend any of the camp activities or performances?
    We understand that parents and family members are eager to witness the growth and accomplishments of their children during our theatre camp. We encourage parental involvement outside camp hours, this could be lending an ear while practicing a song, or helping memorize lines. Our performances are where parents, family members, and friends are invited to attend and cheer on the young performers. This is a special moment for children to showcase their talents and celebrate their accomplishments during the camp. Details regarding the date, time, and location of the final performance will be communicated well in advance, ensuring that parents have ample opportunity to plan and attend. Rest assured, we value the support and enthusiasm of parents and aim to provide opportunities for them to engage with their child's experience in our theatre camp.
  • Will snacks or meals be provided during the camp?
    Parents should send lunch and nutritious snacks with their child to enjoy during breaks. It's important to include items that will provide sustained energy and hydration, such as fruits, veggies, granola bars, and sandwiches. We kindly request that snacks be nut-free to ensure the safety of all participants, as some children may have allergies.
  • Is there any before or after care available for working parents?
    Yes, we understand the needs of working parents and offer before and after care options to provide additional flexibility and convenience. Our before care and after care programs ensure that children are supervised and engaged in activities beyond the regular camp hours. We offer care at all of our locations: Before care is 7:30AM-9:00AM and costs $90 per week After care is 3:00PM-5:30PM and costs $120 per week
  • What if my child has to come late, leave early or miss a day of camp?
    We understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise, leading to a child needing to arrive late, leave early, or miss a day of camp. While we encourage full participation for the best experience, we understand that occasional scheduling conflicts or unexpected events may occur. If your child needs to come late or leave early on a particular day, please notify our staff in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements to accommodate their schedule. While we cannot guarantee that all activities can be rescheduled or repeated, we will do our best to ensure your child can participate in as much of the camp as possible. In the event that your child needs to miss an entire day of camp, we kindly ask that you inform us as soon as possible. Depending on the circumstances, we may be able to provide makeup materials or activities for your child to catch up on what they missed. However, some activities and experiences may be unique to specific days and cannot be replicated. Please be advised we cannot offer prorated tuition or refunds for missed days.
  • What happens if I am late to pick up my child?
    We value the safety and well-being of your child, and our goal is to ensure they are well-cared for until you arrive. We kindly request that you make every effort to arrive on time, as it ensures a smooth dismissal process but also demonstrates respect for the time and efforts of our staff and ensures the best experience for all participants. If you anticipate being late, we ask that you notify us as soon as possible. Our staff will make arrangements to supervise and engage your child until you arrive. Please be advised you will be charged after care rates for late pickup between 3:15PM-5:45PM, every minute after that you will be charged $1.50. Limelight Music Theatre reserves the right to remove a student because of extreme pick up circumstances.
  • Are there any specific forms that need to be completed prior to the first day of camp?
    Prior to your child's enrollment you are required to accept our liability, assumption of risk, medical emergencies, and payment policies. However, you may also choose to allow your child sign themselves in/out, or permit off-site lunch break. Please see those requirements and forms here.
  • What is the program's policy on discipline and behavior management?
    Our approach to discipline and behavior management is rooted in effective communication, guidance, and teaching important life skills. We have clear expectations and guidelines for behavior that are communicated to all participants and their families prior to the start of the program. We encourage open dialogue and collaboration between instructors, staff, parents, and children to ensure everyone is aware of the program's policies and understands the expected standards of behavior. In the event that behavioral issues arise, our staff is trained to address them in a positive and constructive manner. We prioritize using strategies such as redirection, positive reinforcement, and modeling appropriate behavior. Our aim is to guide children towards understanding the impact of their actions and helping them develop self-control and responsibility. Should a more serious behavioral concern arise, we will work closely with parents to develop an appropriate plan for intervention and resolution. This may involve open and honest communication, collaboration, and potential involvement of external resources, such as counselors or behavioral specialists, and if necessary a child may be removed from camp.
  • What if my child is nervous or has stage fright?
    If your child is nervous or has stage fright, we understand and are here to support them. It's common for children to experience these feelings, and our theatre program is designed to help them overcome their anxieties in a supportive and encouraging environment. We understand that each child is unique, and our staff will work closely with your child to address their specific needs and concerns. By creating a positive and empowering experience, we aim to help your child overcome their stage fright and build confidence both on and off the stage. Check out our blog here to learn more about how to help a child with stage fright.
  • How can I help my child practice and be ready for their show?
    To help your child practice and be ready for their show, there are several ways you can provide support and encouragement: Establish a Routine: Set up a consistent practice schedule that allows your child to dedicate regular time to rehearsing their lines, songs, or choreography. Create a Positive Environment: Create a supportive and positive practice environment where your child feels comfortable expressing themselves. Offer constructive feedback, praise their efforts, and celebrate their progress to boost their confidence and motivation. Encourage Self-Discipline: Teach your child the importance of discipline and responsibility by helping them set goals, stay organized, and manage their time effectively. Rehearse Together: Engage in practice sessions with your child, whether it's running lines, singing duets, or practicing dance routines. Promote Self-Care: Help your child prioritize self-care by encouraging adequate rest, healthy eating, and staying hydrated. By providing consistent support, creating a positive environment, and fostering discipline, you can help your child practice effectively and be well-prepared for their show. Remember to be patient, understanding, and celebrate their growth throughout the process.
  • What safety measures are in place to ensure the well-being of the children?
    The safety and well-being of the children in our theatre program are of paramount importance to us. We have implemented several safety measures to ensure a secure and nurturing environment for all participants: Qualified Staff: Our program is staffed with qualified individuals who have undergone thorough background checks and are trained in child protection and safety protocols. They are experienced in working with children and are attentive to their needs. Supervision and Monitoring: Children are supervised at all times during camp activities. Our staff maintains a vigilant presence, ensuring the safety of the participants and addressing any concerns or issues that may arise promptly. Secure Facilities: We have taken necessary precautions to ensure that our facilities are safe and child-friendly. We conduct regular inspections to identify and address any potential hazards. Fire safety measures, emergency exit plans, and first aid kits are in place to handle unforeseen circumstances. Health and Hygiene Practices: We maintain high standards of cleanliness and hygiene. Regular hand washing is encouraged, and hand sanitizing stations are readily available. We follow guidelines for sanitation and disinfection to minimize the spread of illnesses. Emergency Procedures: We have established clear protocols for handling emergencies, including medical incidents, accidents, or natural disasters. Our staff is trained to respond swiftly and appropriately in these situations, and emergency contact information is collected from parents or guardians. Allergy and Medical Information: We request parents or guardians to provide us with detailed allergy and medical information regarding their child. This information helps us accommodate specific needs and respond effectively to any health-related concerns. Code of Conduct: We maintain a code of conduct that promotes respectful behavior and sets expectations for all participants. This ensures a safe and inclusive environment for everyone involved. These measures, among others, are in place to prioritize the safety and well-being of the children in our theatre program. We continuously review and update our safety protocols to align with best practices and provide a secure environment for all participants.
  • How does Limelight accommodate for children with allergies?
    We take allergies seriously and make every effort to accommodate children with specific dietary or environmental allergies. We request parents or guardians to provide detailed allergy information during registration. Our staff is trained to handle allergies and closely monitors food and snacks provided during the program. We maintain a strict protocol to prevent cross-contamination and ensure a safe environment. In cases of severe allergies, we work closely with parents to develop appropriate strategies and create an individualized plan to address their child's specific needs. The safety and well-being of all children, including those with allergies, are our top priority.
  • What happens if my child gets injured?
    If a child gets injured during our program, we prioritize their well-being and take immediate action. Our staff members are trained in first aid and CPR, ensuring prompt and appropriate responses to injuries. We have designated first aid kits on-site and access to medical professionals if needed. Parents or guardians are notified about the incident as soon as possible. Depending on the severity of the injury, we will provide necessary medical attention and follow-up care. Our goal is to ensure the safety and comfort of every child and communicate effectively with parents throughout the process.
  • Are Limelight camps inclusive of children with special needs?
    Yes, we strive to create an inclusive environment where children of all abilities can participate and thrive. We welcome children with special needs and work closely with parents or guardians to understand their child's specific requirements. Our staff is trained to provide appropriate support and accommodations to ensure a positive and enriching experience for all participants. We believe in fostering an inclusive community that celebrates diversity and promotes equal opportunities for every child to explore and express themselves through the magic of theatre.
  • What qualifications and training does Limelight staff have?
    Our staff consists of highly qualified individuals with a passion for working with children and a deep understanding of the performing arts. Our instructors have extensive experience in theatre and education. They undergo regular training and professional development to stay updated with best practices in teaching, child safety, and behavior management. Additionally, our staff members undergo background checks, adhere to our code of conduct, and are trained in first aid and CPR, ensuring the safety and well-being of all participants. We take pride in the expertise and dedication of our staff, who are committed to creating a nurturing and educational environment for every child.
  • What is Limelight's student to teacher ratio?
    At Limelight, we maintain a low student to teacher ratio to ensure personalized attention and a high-quality learning experience. Our average student to teacher ratio is 9:1, allowing our instructors to provide individualized guidance, support, and feedback to each child. This ratio enables us to create a collaborative and inclusive environment where children can thrive, express themselves creatively, and receive the attention they need to develop their skills and confidence. We believe that a smaller student to teacher ratio promotes effective learning, fosters strong connections, and enhances the overall experience for every participant in our theatre program.
  • What Covid safety protocols are in place?
    At Limelight, the safety and well-being of our participants is our top priority. We have implemented Covid safety protocols in accordance with local health guidelines. These measures include regular sanitization of facilities and frequent hand washing. We have reduced class sizes to ensure adequate spacing. Our staff is trained in COVID-19 safety protocols, and we conduct health screenings regularly. We closely monitor updates from health authorities and adapt our protocols accordingly to provide a safe and healthy environment for everyone involved in our theatre program.
  • What does arrival and dismissal look like?
    Upon arrival, parents or guardians initial the sign in sheet acknowledging drop off of their child at designated points, where staff members greet them and assist with any necessary information. During dismissal, parents or authorized individuals are required to initial the sign out sheet before their child is released. This must be to a recognized individual noted in a families registration, or submitted via the authorized signer form here. Our staff ensures a smooth and orderly process, coordinating with parents and guardians to ensure a secure handover.
  • What activities and workshops will be included in the camp?
    Our theatre camp offers a wide range of activities and workshops designed to ignite creativity and foster a love for the performing arts. Participants will engage in acting exercises, improv games, vocal training, and dance workshops to develop their skills. They will explore character development, script analysis, and stage presence through fun and interactive sessions. Workshops on set design, costume creation, and prop-making will encourage artistic expression. Additionally, participants will collaborate on group performances, rehearsing scenes and musical numbers. Our camp provides a comprehensive and engaging program that cultivates self-expression, teamwork, and a deep appreciation for the world of theatre.
  • What will be my child's daily and weekly schedule during camp?
    During our theatre camp, your child will have an exciting and structured daily schedule filled with engaging activities. Each day will include a mix of acting exercises, vocal training, dance workshops, and creative games. Our camp will begin with auditions that will decide roles for your child's show, then we will begin rehearsals while learning how to best portray different characters through acting, song, and dance, then we will have our final performance to showcase what our campers have practiced and learned. Our carefully planned schedule ensures a balanced and enriching experience for your child's theatrical journey.
  • How do auditions work?
    Kid campers will partake in short individual “auditions” using material from the camp’s script, and be rewarded a role for the remainder of camp. Instructors will look for students who are confident in public speaking, taking directions, and independence. Youth students will partake in a short audition, where they will be asked to perform a select passage from their camp’s script, as well as a prepared song of their choice, (this should be 30s-1m of any style, choose something your comfortable with). Everyone enrolled will get to play a part!
  • When and where are performances?
    Kids performances will be held Friday afternoons at the camp location. Show times vary so parents of siblings are able to see both children's shows! Parents will be emailed final performance times closer to your child's camp date. Youth ensemble performs once Friday afternoon and once Saturday afternoon. While youth production perform Friday evening, as well as Saturday morning and evening. Both groups will perform in a professional theatre. Parents and students will be notified specifics closer to your camp dates.
  • What should my child bring to camp?
    To ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience at our camp, your child should bring a few essential items. They should wear comfortable clothing that allows for movement, and closed-toe shoes for safety. Pack a reusable water bottle for hydration throughout the day, nutritious snacks and a lunch to keep their energy levels up. Please provide sunscreen and a hat for outdoor activities or performances to protect them from the sun. If necessary, include any required medications or personal items in a labeled bag with clear instructions. Additionally, all students should bring a notebook and pencils for lessons and performance notes. Above all, remind your child to bring a positive attitude, and a willingness to learn and have fun!

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