SUMMER CAMPS
Great Performing Arts Camps For All Ages
SUMMER 2017

NJ Summer Acting Performing Arts Camp

The Tween Specialty Camps : Grades 6 -8
The Teen Specialty Camps : Grades 9 -12


The Tween Specialty Camps
Grades 6 -8
ALL Sessions meet from 9am - 12pm
- Session 1 (6/26 - 6/30): Improv Comedy Camp
- Session 2 (7/10 - 7/14): Musical Theater Camp**
- Session 3 (7/17 -7/21): Acting Intensive Camp
- Session 4 (7/24 - 7/28 ): Acting for Film & TV Camp (9 spots left)
Tuition: $190 per session or $180 per session for 2 or more sessions
**SESSION 2 has two instructors:  Tuition is $225.00**

The Teen Specialty Camps
Grades 9 - 12
ALL Sessions meet from 1:30pm - 4:30pm

- Session 1 (6/26 - 6/30):Improv Comedy Camp
- Session 2 (7/10 - 7/14):Musical Theater Camp**
- Session 3 (7/17 -7/21): Acting Intensive Camp
- Session 4 (7/24 - 7/28): Acting for Film & TV Camp (5 spots left)
- Session 5 (7/31 - 8/4): The One Act Play Festival (11 spots left)

Tuition: $190 per session or $180 per session for 2 or more sessions
**SESSION 2 has two instructors:  Tuition is $225.00**

GENERAL INFORMATION / CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

Click HERE for a Summer Camp Registration Form
 
OUR MISSION:

Our mission is to provide campers with a safe, fun, exciting environment in which to learn theater skills. We provide the highest quality theater education while encouraging students to hone their unique talents, to develop their confidence and to discover the joy of being on stage. Each student is given the opportunity to shine in his/her own way. The professional child will be given invaluable tools to help move ahead on a career path.


ABOUT THE TWEEN (Grades 6 - 8) / TEEN (Grades 9 - 12)
SPECIALTY CAMPS:

WEEK 1: IMPROV COMEDY:
Give your imagination a blast of spontaneity! Learn the basic rules of improvisational comedy and then put them to use playing performance games (similar to "Whose Line Is It Anyway?")

WEEK 2: MUSICAL THEATER:
Here the performance elements of musical theater are examined. Through the use of group numbers, duets or solos and scenes, students work on their vocal skills while learning how to act through a song.

WEEK 3: ACTING INTENSIVE:
Through the use of monologues and scene work, students work on gaining and deepening their acting skills. Focus will be on the use of given circumstances, playing objectives, using conflicts and obstacles and identifying the needs of a character.

WEEK 4: ACTING FOR FILM & TELEVISION:
This on camera course will teach students about the TV commercial and the TV / film industry. By working on camera each day, students will learn how to prepare for the commercial audition and how to approach written material for TV and Film (while also exploring choice, size and physicality in front of the camera).

WEEK 5 (Teens): THE ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL:
Students will apply all of the their acting skills by rehearsing and performing in a professional production of one act plays (picked and directed by Directors Beth Baur & Robert Sapoff) in the Black Box Theater at The NJ School of Dramatic Arts.  The performance will be on Friday, August 4 from 7pm - 8pm.

*Enrollment is limited to 16 students per camp
                          

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Click HERE for a Summer Camp Registration Form


TO REGISTER:

SUMMERSTAGE: Students may register with a $100.00 deposit. The outstanding balance must be paid in full by JUNE 1.

All Other Camps: Students may register with a $50.00 deposit PER CAMP. The outstanding balance is due before the first day of the camp session.

MasterCard, Visa and Discover accepted.
Make checks payable to NJ School of Dramatic Arts.

WE OFFER TWO WAYS TO REGISTER:
REGISTER EARLY to ensure your spot in camp of your choice. 

  • By Phone
    You can register over the phone. Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted. Have your credit card number and expiration date handy when you phone us at: (973) 566-9700.
  • By Mail
    Mail check or money order and completed registration form to the address on registration form. When registering by mail, your check will serve as your receipt.


PAYMENT POLICY:

  • SummerStage: Tuition must be paid in full by JUNE 1
  • Tween / Teen Specialty Camps:  The outstanding balance is due before the first day of the camp session.
  • All checks returned for non-payment will be charged a $30.00 fee.


REFUND POLICY:

  • Tween / Teen Specialty Camps:
    Withdrawal less than 2 weeks before the start of camp session: $50 withdrawal fee
    Withdrawal on first or second day of session: 50% refund of tuition less a $50 withdrawal fee
    THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AFTER THE 2nd DAY OF THE SESSION


CANCELLATIONS:

Any camp or camp session is subject to cancellation if registration is not sufficient. Students will be notified by phone 3 days prior if there is to be a cancellation. Class tuition will be fully refunded.


MISSED SESSIONS:

We can not be responsible for a student's decision to miss a day of camp. There will be no refunds or make-up sessions for an absentee.


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REGISTRATION SPECIALS:
Classes are now forming for the SPRING/SUMMER 2017 session.
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Register for any class with a $50.00 deposit.
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