CAMPS AND WORKSHOPS

ALASKA
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival -- Two-week intensive training program with performance opportunities.
CALIFORNIA
Bay Area Shakespeare Camps -- Students train in workshops and rehears for two weeks for an abridged Shakespeare play.
High School Summer Conservatory -- Designed for the serious performer who wants to develop the skills needed for a career in professional theatre.
Hull Actors Studio -- Workshops directed by Lorrie Hull.
Idyllwild Arts Academy -- Performing arts school and summer arts program.
Kids 4 Broadway -- A comprehensive, all-inclusive theatre workshop program dedicated to culturally educate children ages 7-17.
L.A. Experience -- Workshops and Audidionts with Television casting directors and talent agents.
South Coast Repertory: Summer Theatre Workshop -- Classes taught by professional actors who share their expertise.
Summer Repertory Theatre -- A complete and extensive practicum in all aspects of stage production.
UCLA Acting and Performance Institute -- Students create their own productions in state-of-the-art theatre and production facilities.
COLORADO
Broadway Comes to Denver -- Classes, rehearsals, and performances as well as professional audition workshops.
Creed Repertory Theatre's Day Camps -- Everyday ends with a showcase.
Le Centre du Silence Mime School -- Goal is to awaken the student to his or her own individual potential as a creative, artistic, and productive human being.
Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp -- Classes in open air studios that combine the arts with nature.
CONNECTICUT
Buck's Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp -- A program for teens that offers the opportunity to discover more about the world and themselves through free, supported exploration of the arts.
Summer Theatre Workshops -- Workshop oriented and processed based.
Yale Summer Drama Programs -- Classical training for Actors in the Yale tradition. A 5-week intensive course modeled on the first semester of Yale Drama School.
DELAWARE
Delaware Theatre Company Summer on Stage -- Full day exploratory theatre arts enrichment program for ages 8-15.
FLORIDA
The College Actor Master Class -- Rigorous and professional program that culminates with a public showcase.
Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts Summer Festival -- Participants conceive, create, write, choreograph, compose, design, rehearse, produce, and perform a full, professional-quality show in three weeks.
GEORGIA
7 Stages Youth Creates -- Creating theatre through diverse training.
ILLINOIS
Lookingglass LAB -- Both production- and workshop-oriented often focusing on societal issues that impact the lives of young people.
National High School Institute -- Program for outstanding high school students.
Northlight Performing Arts Camp -- Professional training alongside camp-like activities that nurture every child, challenging aspiring actors and encouraging beginners.
Piven Theatre Summer Classes -- Nurturing the creative talents of Chicago area actors, directors, playwrights, and teachers.
KENTUCKY
River Park Center's Young Adult Theatre Academy -- Partners with the International Mystery Writers' Festival to create an interactive and participartory experience for students.
Shakespeare Youth Academy -- Multi-faceted programming for ages 5-18 in all levels and areas of interest.
Walden Theatre's Summer Academy and Teen Camps -- Participants receive a strong foundation in theatre arts while developing concentration, self-reliance, and cooperation.
MAINE
Camp Wekeela -- All-around theatre arts training camp.
MASSACHUSETTS
Belvoir Terrace -- Class instruction in theatre, music, and dance culminates in more than 30 performances.
Shakespeare & Company: Programs for Youth -- Training in Shakespeare & Co.'s integrated approach to performing theatre.
Simply Circus -- A youth circus program based in Newton, Massachusetts, teaching circus arts to kids from 5 to 105 years old.
MICHIGAN
Interlochen Center for the Arts -- Performing Arts School and Summer Camp.
MISSOURI
Coterie Theatre Summer Camps -- Classes based on process rather than product designed to help young actors grow in the technique and understanding of their craft.
MONTANA
Grandstreet Theatre School and Conservatory -- Education- and workshop-oriented 2-week program with small showcase at the end.
NEW JERSEY
Appel Farm -- Campers learn and/or refine their acting skils, study theatre techniques and theory.
Papermill Playhouse Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory -- Five-week conservatory training program that culminates in the annual New Voices Concert.
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey -- Professional-caliber classes that focus on the skills needed to be a classical actor.
NEW YORK
ACTeen -- The nation's first on-camera acting curriculum developed for young teens and adults.
Adelphi Summer Theatre Intensive -- Students will gain valuable experience and strengthen their skills with personalized, hands-on classes in our state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center and build lasting friendships with like-minded theatre and arts students.
Atlantic Acting School -- 6-week summer intensive - 4-week teen ensemble.
Bristol Valley Theater's Apprentice Program -- Apprentices meet 5 days a week for classwork, workshops, rehearsals and perform 2 productions.
Camp Broadway -- Week-long intensives taught by Broadway performers.
CAP21 Pre-College Musical Theatre Training Program -- Students develop skills and technique in an intensive raining environment in acting, voice, music, and dance.
Circle in the Square Theatre School Summer Intensive -- Offers the student acting or musical acting instruction in a professional atmosphere.
New York Film Academy High School and Tweens Summer Film and Acting Camps -- 4-Week Musical Theatre Camp.
Long Lake Camp for the Arts -- Students have the opportunity to learn about theatre in a non-competitive atmosphere while enjoying the benefits of a sleep-away camp and 30 productions.
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts Summer Acting Intensives -- Opportunity to explore acting techniques and performance from professional as well as exposure to agents and casting directors.
New York University Steinhardt School Workshop in Music Theatre -- Vocal-based theatre program focusing on how students act and sing.
New York University Tisch School of the Arts: Summer Programs for High School Students -- The cultural, artistic, and creative resources of the city become part of the extended classroom experience.
Shakespeare in the Rough: Royal Fairytale Theatre -- Open children's theatre program offering speaking roles to all participants.
S.T.A.R. (Summer Theatre at the Rep) -- Students form a company that works together around a theme to create a performance, focusing on building participant creativity while emphasizing collaboration within a professional theatre environment.
Summer Teen Intensive -- A diverse program for young actors with training and/or a performance background who are seeking a specialized and thorogh summer experience.
Summer Theatre Institutes - NYC -- Full process experience in a range of multidisciplinary performance skills for young theatre artists.
NORTH CAROLINA
Summer Theatre Conservatory 2009 -- Morning workshops and afternoon rehearsals of a classical play with working professionals.
NORTH DAKOTA
Summer Performing Arts Company -- Focus is on the process of mounting a production with participation in all areas.
OHIO
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Summer Theatre Day Camp -- Kids get both workshop and performance experience in the Playhouse environment.
Wright State University Performance Theatre Ohio Summer Honors Institute --
OREGON
Oregon Children's Theatre Acting Academy -- This program focuses on helping students develop theatre and life skills in a fun and safe atmosphere. All classes end with a final class presentation for an audience of friends and family.
Oregon Shakiespeare Festival Summer Seminar for High School Juniors -- Students get a glimpse of how a pepertory theatre works and attend workshops and forums led by members of the OSF company. Students attend nine festival producitons.
PENNSYLVANIA
Camp Ballibay for the Fine and Performing Arts -- This program combines noncompetitive production experience with classes, and workshopsk, and offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities in a rustic environment.
Camp Walnut -- All students perform at the end of camp which is held at a historic professional theatre in Center City Philadelphia. There will be one play, one musical, and four original showcases. Beginners can explore their imagination in the Discovery Division and advanced students improve their skills in th eDevelopment Division; the Performance Division offers a uniue opportunity for the advanced student.
Mercersburg Theatre Arts Workshop -- The goal of this workshop is to expose high school students to all aspects of theatre production through an actual production. Participants are immersed in theatrical experiences, splitting their time between classes and rehearsal. The session culminates in a performance created during the week.
Summer Theatre Institute at DeSales University -- Students will perform in an informal showcase at the ocnslusion of th eprogram. They will attend multiple producitons at the Pensylvania Shakespeare Festival, also in residence at DeSales University. Residential students will attend a Broadway production.
RHODE ISLAND
TheatreBridge -- Six weeks of immersive theatre study for high school students.
TEXAS
St. Stephens Summer Camps -- TAP is a three-week boarding camp featuring cross-curricular courses designed to develop well-rounded artists. Students choose to major in acting, dance, musical theatre, filmmaking, or technical theatre. Participants enjoy a variety of social activities inlcuding the opportunity to attend professional productions. Campers juggle a tight schedule of classes, activities, and rehearsals for the final showcase. Also available in Jr. and advanced.
UTAH
Utah Shakespearean Festival Summer Education Programs -- The Utah Shakepearean Festival provides in-depth acting and technical classes taught by working professional actors and technicians for five- and ten-day residencies. Tech classes include backstage job shadowing through producitons. Other classes include one-on-one instruction and actor training.
VIRGINIA
American SHakespeare Center Young Company Theatre Camp -- Participants study the American Shakespeare Center/Elizabethan approach ot theatre in classes, workshops, and rehearsals. Students receive free admission to all performances by the professional resident company Students are cast in one of three Shakespeare plays, to be performed on the last day of the program.
Camp Curtain Call -- Set in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains at a rural summer camp with a lake, swimming pool, and comfortable cabins, this program features musical and drama producitons and in-depth classes in various areas of performing and visual arts, as well as traditional camp activities.
WASHINGTON
Columbia Gorge School of Theatre -- Students study acting, singing, and dancing during the day with professionals fron around the country. Evenings are devoted to rehearsal. All students perform in a produciton for parents on the last day of camp. Productions include musicals, comedies, dramas, classics, new plays, and films.
Seattle Children's Theatre Drama School -- School-year and summer classes and Summer Season productions provide young people participatory theatre education and theatre arts training taught by professional artists.
WASHINGTON D.C.
The Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory -- This union of a professional theatre and an acting conservatory allows students opportunities to gain real experience and to create lifelong networks.
VSA Arts -- Creating a society where people with disabilities can learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts.
Youth Company Chicago -- Our performance-focused music theatre camps are educational, fun and inspiring! We believe kids can command their own audiences. The summer program focuses on developing well-rounded performers who work as a team. Working with some of the top theatre educators in Chicagoland, students will learn beginning- and intermediate-level skills in acting, singing and movement. The camps include skill-building, rehearsing for a final performance, and social/recreational activities designed to ensure a well-rounded summer camp experience.

 
 
 

 

 

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