Park Cities Players

Arts Academy

The Park Cities Players is the musical theater program at Park Cities Presbyterian Church. Industry professional Laurie Hargrave teaches this 10-week course to children, grades 3–8. The goal of Park Cities Players is to help build confidence and teach vocal, acting, and improvisational techniques in a fun and non-competitive environment.

Summer 2017 Musical Theater Camps

Our fun, challenging 4-day camps build confidence, public speaking skills, and teamwork through acting, vocal, and improvisational techniques. The camp ends with a Performance Showcase on the last day of class, so students can show off their new skills for family and friends. Spots fill up fast! Tuition is $200 per session and classes are open to boys and girls in incoming grades 3-8.

For families, we offer a 5 percent discount per sibling. Please contact Frances Cope for the discount code BEFORE registering online.

Camps: Monday-Thursday, 1-4pm

Session 1: June 12–15 THIS CLASS IS FULL
Session 2: June 19–22 THIS CLASS IS FULL

If you would like to join the waiting list for either camp, please email Frances Cope at [email protected], or call 214-224-2633.


Laurie Hargrave

Laurie Hargrave with three students Laurie Hargrave is excited to be a founding member of the Park Cities Players. Laurie performed professionally in NYC for over a decade and relocated to Dallas with her husband, Taylor, and two beautiful children, Hunter and Atlee, two years ago. Laurie has traveled to 48 out of 50 states performing in the 25th Anniversary National Tour of “Evita” (directed by Harold Prince), the National Tour of “Camelot” and “The Pirates of Penzance”. Laurie performed in the original production of “They All Laughed” at the Goodspeed Opera House, “A Little Night Music” at Sacramento Music Circus and The Bristol Riverside Theater. Her favorite performance to date… “The Pirates of Penzance” at City Center in New York City, where Laurie met her husband, Taylor. He was playing a ruthless pirate while she was playing a damsel in distress, they have been married for nine years. Laurie graduated from the opera program at Indiana University with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance.