Thursday, April 27, 2006

Theater Camps for Kids & Teens - Part I

Here's some information of Theater Camps occurring this summer for Kids and Teens: (Part I)

Only wish I were younger ...

Camp Broadway: New York, NY

Broadway's owns CAMP BROADWAY is now accepting applications for its 5-day all singing, all-dancing summer camp program for theatre loving kids ages 6-17 at or by calling 212.575.2929. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited.

"CAMP BROADWAY opens a door into the authentic world of Broadway by enabling theatre-loving kids to work directly with Broadway professionals," says Artistic Director Tony Parise. "Each camp week is tailored to the interests and skill level of the specific age group in order to provide every performer with a fulfilling and memorable learning experience."

The 2006 program line-up is as follows:
AGES 6 to 8:
SHINING STARS July 17 to 21, 2006and August 7 to 11, 2006
SHINING STARS features five half-days of classes in singing, dancing and theatre games, as well as workshops in mask and costume, and storytelling. The week culminates in the "Shining Stars Spectacular," a final musical presentation for family and friends.

AGES 9 to 12:
CAMP BROADWAY July 17 to 21, 2006and August 7 to 11, 2006
CAMP BROADWAY is 5-full days of singing, dancing and fun. Working with Broadway directors, choreographers and musical directors, young performers receive training in voice, dance, movement, solo and ensemble singing while rehearsing dialogue, musical numbers and dance routines for the Broadway musical of the week. Guest artists offer master classes in specific dance styles, stage combat, theatrical makeup and improvisation.
The program also includes a "field trip" to Times Square for a behind-the-scenes look at a current production, a pre-show luncheon with the cast and a Broadway show. The week culminates with the Camp Broadway Family Finale, where campers showcase the skills they have honed throughout the week for friends and family.

AGES 13 to 17:
CB2 July 17 to 21, 2006and August 7 to 11, 2006
CB2 is for teens seeking more intensive training in presentation and performance along with several performance enriching workshops, guest lecturers and theatergoing. This group has their own "act" in the annual Family Finale.

CB MASTERCLASS August 7 to 11, 2006
MasterClass Career Discovery Program, offers teens a technique-based experience through one-on-one training with Broadway teaching professionals in all areas of musical theatre including scene study, vocal technique, song interpretation, improvisation, voice/speech, monologue coaching, audition technique, duet/ensemble singing and dance including jazz, tap and ballet.

About CAMP BROADWAY CAMP BROADWAY provides life-long learning through theatre related special events, youth activities, educational programming, professional development and corporate training, as well as its published study guide series, StageNotes. The company serves as a vital link between Broadway's many theatrical productions, estates and libraries to families, schools and social organizations.

In its first 10 years, CAMP BROADWAY has enabled over 200,000 school children to attend a Broadway show through its educational programs and has hosted over 5,000 theatre-loving kids from every state and over 40 countries at its annual summer camp in New York. CAMP BROADWAY is the recipient of the 2002 Standing Ovation Award from the Educational Theatre Association for program excellence and has been featured on Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Telecast for the last four years.
For more information, email or call 212-575-2929.

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