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
Spotlight Studios in Fairport has learning and performing opportunities for all ages and skill levels this summer! K-4th graders and 4-8th graders will be performing Disney’s Frozen Jr and the classic favorite Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr. High School students (9th grade through college Freshman) will be performing “Footloose”. Summer Shakespeare for grades 8-12 will be “The Tempest”. The summer will close with the all-ages production (k-12th grade) of “The Sound of Music”. All Spotlight productions teach everything from audition to opening night! Accessible to beginners and challenging to vets, we are looking forward to a fun and music filled summer! Visit us online: www.SpotlightArts.com.
Stages (A Magical Journey Thru Stages)3rd Floor, Auditorium Center, downtown Rochester
A Magical Journey Thru Stages creates fun, high-quality youth theatre. Summer 2019 camps include: Alice in Wonderland, Jr. for students entering grade 4 - 8, Magic Treehouse: Dinosaurs Before Dark, Kids for students entering grade 1-5, Legally Blonde, Jr. for kids entering grades 6 - 10, and High School Musical 2, Jr. for students entering 7 - 12. 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 JCC Day CampHeld at Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester
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 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, FAME (entering grades 8 – young adult), SHREK JR. (entering grades 5- graduating 10) THE LION KING JR. (entering grade K-8) which includes a morning Enrichment Series, and our community theater production of MAMMA MIA (entering grade 10 – adult). Register now at www.tfsdartsmsp.com/summer-camps.
ROC Summer Theatre Experience
OFC Creations' ROC Summer Theatre Experience is the largest theatre summer camp program in Upstate New York! Featuring a diverse staff of professional artists, campers will have a fun, engaging, and professional experience that will make you feel part of the family. 2020 Summer Camps include: Aladdin, Matilda, Chicago, Peter Pan, Sister Act, and many more! 3 Locations, 25 Directors, and 17 Shows - what are you waiting for? Start your experience today!
Studio Z, led by a team of qualified teaching artists, is offering 2 musical theatre summer camps which focus on technique, professionalism, and creativity. Working with a highly trained staff of instructors, students are challenged to elevate their skills in performance and technical artistry. We achieve this using supportive learning techniques that encourage students to build confidence, take pride in their work, and value the process. Students have fun and leave with a sense of fulfillment in their achievements.
Legally Blonde, Jr. – 7/6 – 7/18
High School Musical, Jr. – 8/3 – 8/15