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!
The Bright lights of Broadway shine a SPOTLIGHT on Fairport!
Spend your summer singing, dancing and acting at Spotlight Studios in Fairport. Our top-notch professional instructors, safe and inviting facility, and amazing performers make the Summer Spotlight Season an unforgettable experience. K-4th graders and 4-8th graders can perform in Disney’s epic musical “Moana Jr” and the sweetly enticing “Wonka Jr”. High School performers can shine in the amazing “13 the Musical.” Spotlight is running two of the always popular all-ages shows this summer – the play “Mulan” and the family-friendly musical “Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr”. Spotlight welcomes performers of all skill levels and promises to give YOU a moment in the Spotlight!
Stages (A Magical Journey Thru Stages)A Magical Journey Thru Stages expands for Summer 2021!
A Magical Journey Thru Stages creates fun, high-quality youth theater. Young entertainers can grow and expand their talents while rehearsing and performing in a musical throughout July and August. Summer 2021 camps supported by Rochester Broadway Theater League (RBTL) at Stages for students entering Grades 4 - 12 include: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, JR.; Oliver, JR.; Freaky Friday One Act; and Camp Rock the Musical One Act. In addition, Stages and the JCC are joining together to provide full-day options for our young performers. Extend your morning Stages theater show camp with an afternoon full of arts, pool time, and summer recreation activities at the JCC. The perfect mix for a fun, entertaining, and theater-filled summer! Stages camps at the JCC for kids entering Grades 1 - 6 include Jungle Book, KIDS; Broadway Cabaret KIDS; and Frozen, JR. There is something for everyone through Stages this summer! Please see https://www.mjtstages.com/summer-camps for more details.
Terry Fyke’s Main Street Players
Terry Fyke's Main Street Players 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. We create full productions that create memorable theater experiences! Register for Enrichment, Mastery Classes, Workshops or our summer productions, SCHOOL OF ROCK (6th grade – graduating 12th), ANNIE JR. (grades K - graduating 8th) which includes a morning Enrichment Series, and our community theater production of The Wedding Singer (entering grade 10 – adult). Register now at www.tfsdartsmsp.com/summer-camps.
ROC Summer Theatre Experience
OFC presents the largest theatre summer camp program in upstate New York: ROC Summer Theatre Experience! Over only eight weeks, campers will perform over 15 full musical productions at the Kodak Center (W. Ridge Rd) and OFC Creations Theatre Center (Brighton). 2021 shows include: Cinderella, Seussical, James and the Giant Peach, Freaky Friday, Elf, and many more! OFC ran camps with over 1,500 kids since reopening in July and have had ZERO issues due to COVID-19. The team is confident camps can happen regardless of where our community is at with COVID in summer of 2021. Registration is now open at www.ROCSummerTheatre.com