FORT LAUDERDALE – Enrollment is now taking place for the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the Performance Project School of the Arts Summer Theater Camp 2017 at the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center at the Broward Center, Aventura Arts & Cultural Center in Miami-Dade and, for the first time, at the Pembroke Pines City Center.
The Broward Center will host free open houses where people can learn more about the camps at all locations and meet the director on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center and on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Pembroke Pines City Center.
Under the direction of Performance Project School Executive Director Nina Felice, campers gain hands-on experience in musical theater, acting, dance, voice and technical production. Each camp session, regardless of location, culminates in a live performance on a professional stage in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center.
Children and teens experience the joy of performing on stage as they gain self-confidence and develop critical thinking skills. Every camper performs in a show as they learn the importance of teamwork in an encouraging environment.
Four Groups Specifically Designed for Age and Skill Levels
Acting Up Camp, for children between ages seven and nine, offers beginning level classes in acting, singing, dance and arts and crafts. First session campers will perform Doctor Dolittle Jr. and second session campers will perform Honk Jr.
Broadway Bound Camp, designed for youth ages 10 to 13, who are at a higher artistic level, features intermediate classes in acting, singing, dance and technical production with first session campers performing The Music Man JR and second session campers performing Cats.
Company Group Camp, for teens ages 13 to 18 with moderate experience in the performing arts, explores voice and diction, character analysis, scene study, dialects, and styles and methods. First session campers at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center will perform The Music Man JR and Company Group campers in all locations during the second session will perform The Addams Family.
Available by video-submission audition only, Young Professionals Camp is for teens ages 13 to 18 who will take part in an advanced musical theater curriculum before performing in a professional level production of the musical You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown at the Broward Center. Campers must be available to participate in the full seven-hour day, four-week program and will also have the opportunity to earn community service hours by assisting younger campers. The final submission date is May 15 and decisions are made by May 19. Please visit BrowardCenter.org/Camp for additional application information.
Multiple Sessions in Three Convenient Locations
Summer Theater Camp 2017 at the Broward Center offers Acting Up and Broadway Bound camps June 12–July 7 followed by Acting Up, Broadway Bound and Company Group camps July 10–August 4. The Young Professionals Camp is offered in one session June 12–July 7.
Pembroke Pines City Center will offer Acting Up and Broadway Bound from June 19–July 14 followed by Acting Up, Broadway and Company Group camps July 17–August 11. The Young Professionals Camp is offered in one session June 19– July 14.
The Aventura Arts & Cultural Center offers two sessions of Acting Up, Broadway Bound and Company Group camps June 26–July 21 and July 24–August 18.
Tuition for all camps is $890 per session and includes a variety of items to enhance campers’ experiences and provide lasting memories. Sibling and multi-session discounts are available. Registrations by March 15 receive a $100 savings on tuition.
Camp hours are Monday–Friday from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Early camp hours are available from 8 to 9 a.m. for $50 per session or $5 per day; after camp is available from 4 to 6 p.m. for $100 per session or $10 per day; or both before and after camp combined for $150 per session.
Lunches by Artisan Foods are available for $120 per camper for each four-week session. Campers may bring their own lunch. With their parents’ prior approval, Company Group and Young Professionals will be allowed off-site to purchase lunch.
Registration for all camps is now available online at BrowardCenter.org/Camp, in person at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office and the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center box office, by email at registrar@BrowardCenter.org or by phone at 954.414.6904.
Through the generosity of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., there are a limited number of scholarships available. Scholarships are awarded based on level of financial need. The JM Family Scholarship Program provides financial assistance for students ages 7 to 18 to attend the Broward Center’s Summer Theater Camp and gain hands-on experience in musical theater, acting, dance, voice and technical production. For a copy of the application, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline for all sessions of Summer Theater Camp 2017 is April 10.
Brief: The Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the Performance Project School of the Arts are accepting enrollment for Summer Theater Camp 2017, which offers age-appropriate and distinct programs designed to appeal to campers from age six to 18 at the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center at the Broward Center, the Aventura Arts & Cultu