SUMMER CAMPS
 
 
 

Kids (Grades 3-5)

Virtual Summer Camp

       
 NEW Zoom-Zoom-Zooma-Zoom Plays
1 Hour Daily

July 13-24

10:00 - 11:00 AM $150.00
Young Actors Workshop Summer Edition 1 Hour Daily

July 27-31

11:00-12:00pm $75.00

Tweens (Grades 6-8)

Virtual Summer Camp

 

 

   
SummerStage I- Jukebox Musical Edition 5 Hours Daily July 13-24 10:00-3:00pm $600.00
Intro to Acting INTENSIVE 2 Hours Daily July 13-17 10:30-12:30pm $150.00
 NEW Dynamic Animaition Voice Over Workshop 1 Hour Daily July 13-24 2:00-3:00pm $200.00
Intro to Improv Comedy Camp 2 Hours Daily July 20-24 10:30-12:30pm $150.00
Improv Performance Specialty Camp (Prerequisite Required)
2 Hours Daiy July 27-Aug 7 1:00-3:00pm $300.00
NEW Creative Explosion Through Playwriting 1 Hour Daily July 27-Aug 14 2:00-3:00pm $150.00
NEW Zoom-Zoom-Zooma-Zoom Plays 2 Hours Daily Aug 3-14 10:00-12:00pm $300.00

 Teens (Grade 9-12)

Virtual Summer Camp

       
 SummerStage I Jukebox Musical Edition 5 Hours Daily July 13-24 10:00-3:00pm $600.00
 NEW Voice Over Workshop "The Art of a Good Demo to Get The Job"  1 Hour Daily July 13-24 3:30-4:30pm $150.00
Intro to Acting INTENSIVE 2 Hours Daily July 13-24 1:00-3:30pm $150.00
Intro to Improv Comedy Camp 2 Hours Daily July 20-24 1:00-3:00pm $150.00
Improv Performance Specialty Camp (Prerequisite Required)
2 Hours Daily July 27-Aug 14 1:00-3:00pm $300.00
Acting for TV/FILM  2 Hours Daily  July 27-31  1:00-3:00pm  $150.00
NEW TV Commerical Workshop "Get The JOB!"  2 Hours Daily Aug. 3-7 1:00-3:00pm  $150.00
College Audition Bootcamp  2 Hours Daily  Aug. 10-14 1:00-3:00pm  $150.00
SummerStage II- "She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms"  4 Hours daily July 27- Aug 14 1:00-5:00pm  $725.00
         

Kids Schedule (Grades 3-5)
 
Zoom-Zoom-Zooma-Zoom Plays (Virtual Camp)
 
 Camp Meets Daily from July 13-24
 
10am-11am
 
TUITION :  $150.00
 
Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform
 
In this highly creative performance camp, students will perfom sketch comedy skits and funny bits using the short plays from the classic "PBS ZOOM PLAYHOUSE". The final high energy, hilarious performance will be presented in a ZOOM format. Each day students will participate in a daily warm-up, play fun theater games, create characters using their voice and bodies, learn how to play sketch comedy, and prepare a final performance!
 
 
Young Actors Workshop Summer Edition (Virtual Camp)
 
 Camp Meets Daily from July 27-31
 
11am-12pm 
 
 
TUITION : $75.00
 
Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform
 
In this workshop kids learn the fundamentals of acting in a fun, supportive and creative atmosphere. Through theater games, and improvisation, students concentrate on the basics of acting: the who, where, why, and how. Students will then apply these concepts to basic scene work. The last session includes an open class for family and friends.
 
 Tween Schedule (Grades 6-8)
 
 
SUMMERSTAGE 1-Jukebox Musical Edition (Virtual Camp)
 
Camp Meets Daily from July 13-25
 
10am-3pm
 
TUITION : $600.00
 
Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform
 
Students will work on a Cabaret-style presentation of solo performances. Each student will be able to choose their own song with the guidance of the teachers and the consensus of the group as to the theme of our choices (i.e. Broadway, movies and/or popular repertoire). Students will be provided with a music track and individual coaching on their solo number, as well as “workshopping” their solo for the group to improve their performance. Students will also have the option of adding simple choreography to their solo performance with the help of the instructors. Each student will record a performance of a group number to be edited into a finished version that can be presented on tape. Students will receive tips on auditioning and performing in all settings.

In addition to our musical numbers, this camp will focus on creating an original script that will connect all the solo performances through contributions from the students, which will allow for additional work on their acting skills. The final performance will be presented through Zoom and available to all of the students and their families and friends in real time, with the exception of the group number that will be recorded!

We will be providing opportunities for the campers to have structured time to bond with each other through theater games and shared lunch times to be scheduled by the staff.

 

INTRO TO ACTING INTENSIVE (Virtual Camp)

Camp Meets Daily from July 13-17

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

TUITION : $150.00

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

Students learn how to answer the questions all actors must ask in order to successfully approach a script: the Who ? Where? What? Why? How? Exploration of the actor's physical resources of voice and movement.  Students discover how action and behavior shape characterization.  They continue to track their character's journey through scenes and monologues; articulating the essential elements of building a character, playing objectives, fighting through obstacles and trying to resolve conflict in the scene. Work can include monologues , scene study, acting exercises or other projects of the instructor's choosing.

 

DYNAMIC ANIMATION VOICE-OVER WORKSHOP

(Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from July 13 - 24 

2:00pm - 3:00pm

TUITION : $150.00

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

The students will explore through children’s stories or creative scripts they write themselves, the power of their voice. The characters they create will come alive with spiritedness and liveliness. We will explore cartoons from the 1970’s to 2020 and bring comics to life.

 

INTRO TO IMPROV COMEDY (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from JULY 20 - 24

10:30am - 12:30pm

 Tuition: $150

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

Give your imagination a blast of spontaneity! Learn how to better use your observation, concentration, creativity and quick learning skills. Learn how to use improvisation during theater rehearsals and while performing on stage. A fun and funny camp!!

 

CREATIVE EXPLOSION THROUGH PLAYWRITING 

(Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from July 27 - Aug 14

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Tuition: $150

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

The playwright is the source, the architect and the primary artist in the theatre. The writing of a play demands creativity, organized thinking and the ability to articulate thoughts into dialogue. This workshop is designed to coach students to communicate their feelings in honest and imaginative ways. What if an object could have a conversation with an element of nature? The sky's the limit for these creative plays. The final class will be a performance with the students bringing these mini plays to life. 

 

IMPROV PERFORMANCE SPECIALTY CAMP (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from JULY 27 - AUG 7 

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 Tuition: $300

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

The camp starts off with games and exercises reviewing the basics of improvisation, then the students dive into developing performance pieces for a final showcase! Using short-form improv games, the group will perform together as a troupe and their work will be recorded and put together like an episode of “Who’s Line is it Anyway”!  The camp will finish with a special live viewing of the final project for invited parents and guests! (Performance AUG. 7TH)

*Prerequisite: Successful completion of Intro to Improv or by permission of the instructor.

 

ZOOM-ZOOM-ZOOMA-ZOOM PLAYS (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from AUG 3 - 14

10:00am - 12:00pm

 Tuition: $300

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

In this highly creative performance camp, students will perform in sketch comedy skits and funny bits using the short plays from the classic PBS ZOOM Playhouse. The final high energy and hilarious show will be presented in a ZOOM format. Each day students will participate in a daily warm up, play fun theatre games, create characters using their voices and bodies, learn how to play sketch comedy, and prepare a final performance!

 

 Teen Schedule (Grades 9-12)

SUMMERSTAGE 1-Jukebox Musical Edition (Virtual Camp)
 
Camp Meets Daily from July 13-25
 
10am-3pm
 
TUITION : $600.00
 
Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform
 
Students will work on a Cabaret-style presentation of solo performances. Each student will be able to choose their own song with the guidance of the teachers and the consensus of the group as to the theme of our choices (i.e. Broadway, movies and/or popular repertoire). Students will be provided with a music track and individual coaching on their solo number, as well as “workshopping” their solo for the group to improve their performance. Students will also have the option of adding simple choreography to their solo performance with the help of the instructors. Each student will record a performance of a group number to be edited into a finished version that can be presented on tape. Students will receive tips on auditioning and performing in all settings.

In addition to our musical numbers, this camp will focus on creating an original script that will connect all the solo performances through contributions from the students, which will allow for additional work on their acting skills. The final performance will be presented through Zoom and available to all of the students and their families and friends in real time, with the exception of the group number that will be recorded!

We will be providing opportunities for the campers to have structured time to bond with each other through theater games and shared lunch times to be scheduled by the staff.

 

TEEN VOICEOVER WORKSHOP/THE ART OF A GOOD DEMO TO GET THE JOB (Virtual Camp)

Camp Meets Daily from July 13 - 24 

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Tuition: $150

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

This workshop will be taught by professional actor Susie Wall who has worked in voice-overs for radio, TV and non- broadcast for many years. Using commercial copy or original work, the students will be coached in making versatile choices that they can use when they create a demo in the future. And we will have fun with this creative process!

 

INTRO TO ACTING INTENSIVE CAMP (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from JULY 13 - 17

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 Tuition: $150

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

Students learn how to answer the questions all actors must ask in order to successfully approach a script: the Who ? Where? What? Why? How? Exploration of the actor's physical resources of voice and movement.  Students discover how action and behavior shape characterization.  They continue to track their character's journey through scenes and monologues; articulating the essential elements of building a character, playing objectives, fighting through obstacles and trying to resolve conflict in the scene. Work can include monologues, scene study, acting exercises or other projects of the instructor's choosing.

 

INTRO TO IMPROV COMEDY CAMP (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from JULY 20 - 24

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 Tuition: $150

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

Give your imagination a blast of spontaneity! Learn how to better use your observation, concentration, creativity and quick learning skills. Learn how to use improvisation during theater rehearsals and while performing on stage. A fun and funny camp!!

 

SUMMERSTAGE 2 - "SHE KILLS MONSTERS: VIRTUAL REALMS"  (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from JULY 27 - AUG. 15

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 Tuition: $725

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

Campers will rehearse a full length play with a final performance! What to expect: Each day, actors will participate in acting exercises and ensemble activities.  Rehearsal for the final performance will be the focus of the remainder of the session. Cast members will participate in set, costume, and prop development. A snack break will be provided.  Actors will be cast in parts after the first day of camp.  Final performance will be in a live ZOOM format on August 15.

 

About She Kill Monsters: In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all. Designed specifically for online performances! It  is a comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games! She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge.

 

ACTING FOR TV & FILM (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from JULY 27 - 31

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Tuition: $150

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

This on camera course will teach students about the TV Commercial and the TV/Film industry. By working on camera each week, 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). 

 

 

IMPROV PERFORMANCE SPECIALTY CAMP (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from JULY 27 - AUG 7

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Tuition: $150

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

The camp starts off with games and exercises reviewing the basics of improvisation, then the students dive into developing performance pieces for a final showcase! Using short-form improv games, the group will perform together as a troupe and their work will be recorded and put together like an episode of “Who’s Line is it Anyway”!  The camp will finish with a special live viewing of the final project for invited parents and guests! (Performance AUG. 7TH)

*Prerequisite: Successful completion of Intro to Improv or by permission of the instructor.

 

 

TV COMMERCIAL WORKSHOP - GET THE JOB! (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from AUG 3 - 7 

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Tuition: $150

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

Everything you wanted to know about the TV commercial industry is included in this class. Photos, resumes, how and where to look for work, union vs. non-union jobs, agents, and casting directors are discussed. Additionally, you will learn how to prepare and perform commercial audition material each week. Teacher Toni DiBuono has been featured in over forty national network commercials, and is the recipient of both the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards and has been acting professionally for almost 40 years.

 

COLLEGE AUDITION BOOT CAMP (Virtual Camp)

 Camp Meets Daily from AUG 10 - 14

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Tuition: $150

Camp will be held online using the ZOOM platform

Designed for the high school student who is interested in pursuing their BFA and BA in Acting or Musical Theater. Taught by NJSDA Director and Three-Time Honorable Mention Recipient for the Tony Awards Excellence in Education, Beth Baur.  Ms. Baur's students have been accepted into the country's most prestigious programs including: University of Michigan , Carnegie Mellon, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Penn State, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Syracuse, Ithaca, Pace, Hartt, Boston Conservatory, Coastal Carolina, and Webster to name a few.

 

By the end of this camp, you will know how to make a “smart” list of schools, shoot a pre-screen video, prepare an industry format resume, create a timeline, choose material, and have at least one audition monologue or song choice. You will have gained invaluable knowledge for a successful college audition.  Parents will be invited to a question and answer session about the college audition process. 

To register call 973-566-9700 or email INFO@NJACTORS.ORG

 

 


 

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