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Summer Theater Camp 2022
July 4-15, 2022, Troy Howard Middle School, Belfast, Maine

Acting & Drama Classes

Registration is open for 2022 camp!

Registration deadline June 17

Click here to register

MTC summer theater camp is a two-week day camp where kids rehearse and perform a musical under the direction of trained theater professionals. Previous camp productions include The Lion King, Annie, Dear EdwinaSeussical and Willy Wonka, as well as senior camp productions of Rent and Sweeney Todd. Register now at the link above. 


July 4-15, 2021, Monday-Friday (July 4th ends at noon) 9:00-3:00 

Performance Fri. July 15 
Troy Howard Middle School, 173 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, Maine 04915
Contact MTC CAMP at

Jason Bannister, Camp Director
Jason has a BA in theater and a Masters in Education. He has taught elementary and middle school for 20 years and currently teaches theater arts at Troy Howard Middle School, where he directs the annual musical. He also is the fall musical director at Belfast Area High School. A veteran performer, director and designer, Jason is the creator of the Maine Student Acting Competition and Managing Artistic Director of Midcoast Theater Company.


Nathan Roach, Music Director
Nathan plays daily roles of ed tech, tutor and soccer coach at Nokomis Regional High in Newport, where he has been fight choreographer and co-director for the Drama club. He has also taught in the RSU 19 district's summer reader's theater program, and developed a theater camp for the Newport Cultural Center. He is a teaching artist for Penobscot Theatre's Shakespeare in the Schools program. Nathan has studied acting and vocal music at the University of Maine, improv comedy with Brad Labree and Amy Roeder at Penobscot Theatre, and stage combat with Arthur Morrison and Angela Bonacasa (a SAFD Certified Fight Instructor).


Erin Hayes, Stage Director
Erin is an upcoming sophmore at The University of Maine, majoring in English Education. She has participated both onstage and backstage with the Belfast Maskers, Midcoast Theater Company, Searsport District High School, Troy Howard Middle School and Minnesota State University at Moorhead's StrawHat Players. As a passionate member of her community she has done humanitarian work in Africa and Baltimore, led theater workshops, and volunteered in schools in the Belfast area. 


Marina Bannister, Camp Staff
Marina is a second year camp counselor. She attends Belfast Area High School and does cheer as well as theater. She has been involved with theater for almost 10 years, and enjoys helping others experience it as well.


Annabelle Lisa, Camp Staff
Annabelle has been acting and involved in theater for the past 10 years. She was a camp counselor for last year's camp and participated as a camper in previous years. She's been involved in various roles on and off stage with Midcoast Theater Company since 2015 and multiple school productions throughout the years.


Ada Curry, Camp Staff
Ada is a current sophomore at Belfast Area High School. She has been acting since she can remember and grew up doing many shows at The Playhouse here in Belfast. She has been in numerous productions with Midcoast Theatre Company, The Maskers, and with Belfast’s middle and high school drama clubs. Outside of acting she likes to read, draw and play soccer.


Sam Maheu, Camp Staff
Samantha has taught art at Troy Howard Middle School for the past six years. Before THMS she spent 8 years as an elementary Art Teacher in the Belfast school district. She has been a set painter for Lakewood Theater and has painted many sets for the THMS drama club. Mrs. Maheu has had many years of experience as a basketball coach, summer camp counselor, and coordinator of all things fun! She is also a working artist, and has shown her own art at Waterfall Arts, Grande Central Cafe in Waterville, and works by commission.

Singing & Dance

Adult Classes


There are no current adult classes. Check back for more information. 

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