SUMMER CAMPS
Great Performing Arts Camps For All Ages
SUMMER 2016

REGISTRATION SPECIALS
Register by February 1:
$75 Discount for Kids On Stage or SummerStage Camps
$25 Discount for any Tween / Teen Specialty Camp registration
 
NJ Summer Acting Performing Arts Camp
SummerStage! : Grades 6 - 12
Kids On Stage Camp: Grades 3 -5

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

SummerStage! - A Complete Theater Arts Summer Camp 
Grades 6 - 12
Acting - Musical Theatre - Improvisation - Dance
Performance at the Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College
This Summer's Show will be: "FAME, Jr"
June 27 - July 29: 9am to 4pm
Performances July 28 & July 29
Tuition: $1275.00

Kids On Stage! - A Complete Theater Arts Summer Camp 
Grades 3 - 5
Acting - Musical Theatre - Improvisation - Dance
Performance at NJSDA's Black Box Theater
June 27 - July 22: 9am to 4pm
Performances July 21 & July 22
Tuition: $1025.00

The Tween Specialty Camps
Grades 6 -8
ALL Sessions meet from 9am - 12pm
- Session 1 (6/27 - 7/1): Improv Comedy Camp
- Session 2 (7/5 - 7/8): Musical Theater Camp**
- Session 3 (7/11 -7/15): Acting Intensive Camp
- Session 4 (7/18 - 7/22 ): Acting for Film & TV Camp

Tuition: $190 per session or $180 per session for 2 or more sessions
** Tuition for SESSION 2 is only $150.00 (no camp 7/4)**

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

- Session 1 (6/27 - 7/1):Improv Comedy Camp
- Session 2 (7/5 - 7/8):Musical Theater Camp**
- Session 3 (7/11 -7/15): Acting Intensive Camp
- Session 4 (7/18 - 7/22): Acting for Film & TV Camp

Tuition: $190 per session or $180 per session for 2 or more sessions
** Tuition for SESSION 2 is only $150.00 (no camp 7/4)**

 

GENERAL INFORMATION / CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

Click HERE for a Summer Camp Registration Form
 

Camps will be held at the NJ School of Dramatic Arts Studios
located at 593 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield.

  SummerStage! performances will be held at the Westminster Arts Center
at Bloomfield College, 449 Franklin Street, Bloomfield.

 

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. 

 

Kids on Stage! - A Complete Theater Arts Summer Camp
  Grades 3 - 5
Acting - Musical Theatre - Improv - Dance
Performance at NJSDA's Black Box Theater
June 27 - July 22: 9am to 4pm
Performances July 21 & July 22
Tuition: $1025


ABOUT KIDS ON STAGE (Grades 3 -5)

Spend your summer in the spotlight!  Our four week camp will give campers the chance to perform in a show while working on their acting and singing skills.  Each week of camp will be building toward the evening performances on July 28th and July 29th.  We will be featuring campers in acting and musical theater, based on each child's own unique skills.  No audition is required for entrance into this program. Enrollment is limited to 14 performers.

WHAT IF  I  DON'T  THINK  I'M  A GOOD SINGER OR DANCER?  NO PROBLEM!  This is a place to learn and experience. Everyone will sing and dance but you will be featured in the showcase doing what you are most comfortable with! (You might be surprised to find out that you're better than you think!)

WHAT DO WE DO EACH DAY?  Mornings will consist of building skills essential for performance: focusing on acting technique, voice and speech, dance and choreography.  Afternoons will be for rehearsing the show: providing an outlet to apply the skills you are learning.  Week one will include casting of roles!

WHEN ARE THE PERFORMANCES?  Evening performances will be on July 21 & 22nd with an additional matinee performance on July 22nd.  Performances will be at NJSDA's Black Box Theater.

KIDS ON STAGE CAMP DIRECTOR: Nicole Lippey has performed in Off-Off Broadway productions at the IATI Theatre, 13th Street Repertory and Producers Club in addition to productions at Seton Hall's Theatre In the Round.  Her directing credits include "Seussical" and "Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz".  Nicole teaches our Kids and Tween acting and musical theater classes.

 

SummerStage! - A Complete Theater Arts Summer Camp
  Grades 6 - 12
Acting - Musical Theatre - Improv - Dance
Performance at Westminster Arts Center
June 27 - July 29: 9am to 4pm
Performances July 28 & July 29
Tuition: $1275

ABOUT SUMMERSTAGE (Grades 6 -12)

Spend your summer in the spotlight!  Our five week camp will give campers the chance to perform in a “Broadway” Musical show while immersing  themselves in the rehearsal and production process.  Each week of camp will be building toward the evening performances on July 28th and July 29th.  No audition is required for entrance into this program. Enrollment is limited to 20 performers.

WHAT IF  I  DON'T  THINK  I'M  A GOOD SINGER OR DANCER?  NO PROBLEM!  This is a place to learn and experience.  Everyone will sing and dance but you will be featured in the showcase doing what you are most comfortable with! (You might be surprised to find out that you're better than you think!)

WHAT DO WE DO EACH DAY?  Mornings will consist of building skills essential for performance: focusing on acting technique, voice and speech, dance and choreography.  Afternoons will be for rehearsing the show: providing an outlet to apply the skills you are learning.  Week one will include casting of roles!

WHEN ARE THE PERFORMANCES?  Evening performances will be on July 27 & 28th Performances will be at the 300 seat Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College.


SUMMERSTAGE CAMP DIRECTOR: Mikaela Kafka  Mikaela has been working professionally as an actress and director for over 20 years. Her directing credits include Little Mermaid, Bugsy Malone, Into the Woods, Fiddler, High School Musical and Charlie Brown. As an actress, Mikaela has received rave reviews from the New York Times ("great comedic timing") and Talkin' Broadway ("Beautifully performed"). She was also nominated by the Star Ledger for the 2007 Best Actress of New Jersey Award. In addition to this, Mikaela has appeared in productions by the New York International Fringe Festival, Centenary Stage Company, Garage Theatre Group, Pittsburgh Playhouse, and New Jersey Dramatists.

 

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).

*Enrollment is limited to 16 students per camp

                          

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Click HERE for a Summer Camp Registration Form


TO REGISTER:

Kids On Stage/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 on 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 the age group or camp of your choice. 

  • By Phone
    You can register over the phone. Visa and MasterCard 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:

  • For the Kids On Stage / SummerStage: Tuition must be paid in full by JUNE 1
  • For all other 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:

  • Kids On Stage / SUMMERSTAGE
    Withdrawal before MAY 1: Full refund.
    Withdrawal from 5/1 - 5/31: $100.00 withdrawal fee
    Withdrawal from 6/1 - 6/26: $250.00 withdrawal fee
    Withdrawal during the first week of camp: 50% refund of tuition.
    THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AFTER THE FIRST WEEK OF CAMP.
  • All Other Camp Sessions:
    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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593 Bloomfield Ave
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973) 566-9700
info@njactors.org

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