Drama and Musical Theatre Summer Camps in Greater Rochester, NY
Do we call it musical theatre or musical theater? Acting or drama or theater arts or performance arts?
It doesn't matter what we call it: Summer is a great time to learn acting, singing, and dancing! With greater Rochester's emphasis on performance and music, there are lots of summer camps to choose from. Some are one week, some are more. The following are camps that have elected to be featured on this page, and below it are additional camps of which we at KidsOutAndAbout.com are aware. Know of more? Let us know!
Spotlight Theatre Arts
Spend your summer singing, acting and dancing with Spotlight Studios in Fairport! We offer camps for all ages, all ending in full productions on stage! Kindergarten through 4th graders and 4th-8th graders can perform in “Shrek the Musical Jr” or “Madagascar Jr”. 8-12th graders can perform in “Chicago (HS Version)”. Kindergarten through 12th graders will take on “The King and I” in a week-long camp. 6-12th graders tackle Shakespeare’s classic “Romeo and Juliet”, while 7-12th graders can camp out at Spotlight for 48 hours while writing and performing a brand new musical. SpotlightArts.com to register. Don’t wait!
Stages (A Magical Journey Thru Stages)3rd Floor, Auditorium Center, downtown Rochester
A Magical Journey Thru Stages creates fun, high-quality youth theatre. Summer 2017 camps include: Shrek, Jr. for students entering grade 6 - 12, Magic Treehouse: Pirates Past Noon, Kids for students entering grade 1-5, Roald Dahl’s James & the Giant Peach, Jr. for kids entering grades 5 - 8, and Singin’ in the Rain, Jr. for students entering 6-10. Also offered are two afternoon theater mini-camps, for students entering grades 1-5 and grades 6-10. The mini-camps are designed to improve your musical theatre skills. Please see http://www.mjtstages.com/summer-camps for more details.
TYKEs KidStage at Camp SisolHeld at Marcus Park, Mendon
A one-of-a-kind theater experience, including acting, choreography, singing, dancing, improv and more! Select from our one-week workshops, two-week theater performance, or three-week musical theater production. Our flexible program allows campers to be with us for virtually any portion of the summer - a perfect, seamless fit into your summer plans! You'll love the free busing, healthy lunches/snacks daily, and the outdoor heated pool! This full-day program even offers optional late-night campfire fun for a true camping experience!
Terry Fyke’s Main Street Players
Terry Fyke's Main Street Players, located at the P. Ken Dennis Theatre, at the Norman Howard School in Rochester is dedicated to nurturing the performing arts for all ages. Students learn to sing, dance and act through shared learning experiences; they gain confidence, learn to trust their abilities, and work as a team. Integrating the diversity of talent into an ensemble are cornerstones of the program. Register for Enrichment, Mastery Classes, Workshops or our summer productions, Disney’s NEWSIES THE MUSICAL (entering grades 6 – young adult), Seussical Jr. (entering grade K-8) which includes a morning Enrichment Series, and our community theater production of TARZAN The Stage Musical (entering grade 10 – adult). firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Express yourself at Drama Kids this summer!
Whether your child is destined for the stage or the boardroom, Drama Kids prepares students ages 4-16 to speak up clearly with confidence putting them on a path for lifelong success. Whether your child is new to drama or wants to further develop their skills, our one week Drama Kids Summer Camps challenge each student. All sessions end with a staged performance on Friday. Choose June 26-30 at First Presbyterian in Pittsford or July 24-28 at Roberts Wesleyan College. Half Day, Full Day, and Extended Day options are available. Sibling discounts apply. Camps fill quickly. Enroll today at www.dramakids.com/ny4