Rising Stars: Teen Performing Arts Camps (Ages 13-19)

Welcome to our Rising Stars teen camps! Our teen performing arts camps are incredible opportunities for young talents aged 13-19 to shine and grow. We’re here to help them discover their artistic brilliance on the stage while having an unforgettable experience. Join us and watch as they unleash their full potential! 

 For those Ages 12-18, our ‘Bye Bye Birdie: Youth Edition‘ musical theatre camp transports teens to the vibrant world of ’50s rock & roll, while ‘Acting Elite,’ an intensive acting class for Ages 13-19, hones in on individual talents and fosters a deep understanding of the art of acting. Aspiring sound engineers aged 12-19 can fine-tune their skills in our ‘Sound of Engineering‘ camp, exploring the intricacies of speakers, mics, and mixers. In ‘Strum & Sing’ (Ages 9-13), budding musicians learn to play the ukulele and harmonize their vocals. Our ‘Creative Stage‘ camp (Ages 7-13) offers a diverse array of performing arts experiences, from claymation and sewing to dancing, bucket and cup percussion, paper doll costuming, and beyond. Join us at Rising Stars, where every camp is a unique journey of artistic exploration and growth.

Wrap-around care is available on a daily and a weekly basis for Bye Bye Birdie: Youth Edition.

Bye, Bye Birdie: Youth Edition

Camp: Teen Musical Theatre

Ages: Ages 12-18

Dates: June 24 – July 19, 2024

Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Rock Into the 1950s with “Bye Bye Birdie” – An Unforgettable Journey for Teens Ages 12-19! 

A loving send-up of the 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever. Bye By Birdie is a lively and hilarious musical, tailor-made for teens seeking a blast from the past and a whole lot of fun! Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Featuring a tuneful high-energy score, plenty of great parts for teens, and a hilarious script, Birdie continues to thrill audiences around the world.

Show Dates: Friday, July 19th, 2024, 7 pm, and Saturday, July 20, 2024 @ 2 p.m.

Early bird discount of $25 until March 5 ($625)! Full price, just $650, or $162.50 per week! Payment plans available.

Wrap care is available from 7:30 -9:30 a.m. for $125 for all 4 weeks, or $15 a day; and from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. for $125 for all 4 weeks, or $15 a day.19

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BYE BYE BIRDIE:YOUTH EDITION is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC. www.concordtheatricals.com

Auditions for Bye Bye Birdie: Youth Edition, NOW OPEN!

*Please note, only Levoy Theatre’s Summer Camp participants may audition. NOT open to the public.*

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Bye, Bye Birdie: Youth Edition

Camp: Teen Musical Theatre

Ages: Ages 12-18

Dates: June 24 – July 19, 2024

Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Rock Into the 1950s with “Bye Bye Birdie” – An Unforgettable Journey for Teens Ages 12-19! 

A loving send-up of the 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever. Bye By Birdie is a lively and hilarious musical, tailor-made for teens seeking a blast from the past and a whole lot of fun! Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Featuring a tuneful high-energy score, plenty of great parts for teens, and a hilarious script, Birdie continues to thrill audiences around the world.

Show Dates: Friday, July 19th, 2024, 7 pm, and Saturday, July 20, 2024 @ 2 p.m.

Early bird discount of $25 until March 5 ($625)! Full price, just $650, or $162.50 per week! Payment plans available.

Wrap care is available from 7:30 -9:30 a.m. for $125 for all 4 weeks, or $15 a day; and from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. for $125 for all 4 weeks, or $15 a day.19

BYE BYE BIRDIE:YOUTH EDITION is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC. www.concordtheatricals.com

Auditions for Bye Bye Birdie: Youth Edition, NOW OPEN!

*Please note, only Levoy Theatre’s Summer Camp participants may audition. NOT open to the public.*

Acting Elite

Camp: Intensive Acting for Teens

Ages: Ages 13-19

Dates: July 22, 2024 – July 26, 2024

Time: 1 pm – 4 pm

Show: Share case 

Cost: $125

Unlock the secrets to a thriving acting career at our exclusive Teen Intensive Program! Tailored for ambitious teens ready to take their performance skills to new heights, our week-long journey begins with a personalized mock audition on day one. Prepare to showcase your talents by performing a monologue or singing a song for a mock audition to access your audition skills. 

Throughout the course, dive into the art of auditioning, the business of acting, and techniques such as Meisner and Alexander. Explore in-depth character development, text analysis, and create your unique process to step into any role with confidence. 

Our limited, focused group ensures individual attention, allowing us to cover multiple genres within scene partners, from Shakespeare to film. Experience the rising trend of self-tapes with a dedicated day on camera framing, tripod setup, and backdrop design

In this perfect blend of learning and application, spend the first two hours on lessons and the final two on dynamic rehearsals, fine-tuning your skills. With the option of a mock audition a week before, our intensive program offers an unparalleled taste of a professional acting week. 

Embrace the opportunity to refine your craft in a supportive environment, whether in a small group of 10 or a larger cohort. Seize your chance to shine and step into a week that defines your acting journey!

 

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Acting Elite

Camp: Intensive Acting for Teens

Ages: Ages 13-19

Dates: July 22, 2024 – July 26, 2024

Time: 1 pm – 4 pm

Show: Share case 

Cost: $125

Unlock the secrets to a thriving acting career at our exclusive Teen Intensive Program! Tailored for ambitious teens ready to take their performance skills to new heights, our week-long journey begins with a personalized mock audition on day one. Prepare to showcase your talents by performing a monologue or singing a song for a mock audition to access your audition skills. 

Throughout the course, dive into the art of auditioning, the business of acting, and techniques such as Meisner and Alexander. Explore in-depth character development, text analysis, and create your unique process to step into any role with confidence. 

Our limited, focused group ensures individual attention, allowing us to cover multiple genres within scene partners, from Shakespeare to film. Experience the rising trend of self-tapes with a dedicated day on camera framing, tripod setup, and backdrop design

In this perfect blend of learning and application, spend the first two hours on lessons and the final two on dynamic rehearsals, fine-tuning your skills. With the option of a mock audition a week before, our intensive program offers an unparalleled taste of a professional acting week. 

Embrace the opportunity to refine your craft in a supportive environment, whether in a small group of 10 or a larger cohort. Seize your chance to shine and step into a week that defines your acting journey!

Audio Masters

Camp: Sound Engineering 101

Ages: 12-19

Dates: July 29, 2024 – August 2, 2024

Time: 9 am – 12 pm

Cost: $125

Sound Engineering 101 is for teens interested in designing, troubleshooting and running a live sound system.  

You will learn about sound theory, equipment including speakers, mixer consoles,  microphones and cables, stage set up, using a mixer, troubleshooting and recording. As a result of this course you will be able to:

  • Eliminate Feedback
  • Get Crystal Clear Vocals
  • Be an EQ Expert
  • Run Monitors
  • Use Master Compressors/Gates
  • Troubleshoot Impossible Problems
  • Design/Upgrade a System

The course will be lecture, demonstration and hands on! We will simulate running sound for live performances. 

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Audio Masters

Camp: Sound Engineering 101

Ages: 12-19

Dates: July 29, 2024 – August 2, 2024

Time: 9 am – 12 pm

Cost: $125

Sound Engineering 101 is for teens interested in designing, troubleshooting and running a live sound system.  

You will learn about sound theory, equipment including speakers, mixer consoles,  microphones and cables, stage set up, using a mixer, troubleshooting and recording. As a result of this course you will be able to:

  • Eliminate Feedback
  • Get Crystal Clear Vocals
  • Be an EQ Expert
  • Run Monitors
  • Use Master Compressors/Gates
  • Troubleshoot Impossible Problems
  • Design/Upgrade a System

The course will be lecture, demonstration and hands on! We will simulate running sound for live performances. 

Strum & Sing: Ukulele & Vocal Adventure Camp for Kids

Camp: Music 🎵

Ages: Ages 9-13

📅 Dates: August 5, 2024 – August 9, 2024

🕰️ Time: 9 am – 12 pm

🎬 Show: Share case 

💸 Cost: $125

Join us for a lively and engaging exploration of music! Over the course of five days, children ages 9-13 will embark on a musical journey filled with daily ukulele lessons, vocal technique training, ensemble singing and the joy of making music with new friends. 

With no prior experience necessary, this camp promises a week of musical skill-building, fun and camaraderie, culminating in a memorable final sharecase where participants will perform for all to enjoy! You must provide your own ukulele.

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Strum & Sing: Ukulele & Vocal Adventure Camp for Kids

Camp: Music 🎵

Ages: Ages 9-13

📅 Dates: August 5, 2024 – August 9, 2024

🕰️ Time: 9 am – 12 pm

🎬 Show: Share case 

💸 Cost: $125

Join us for a lively and engaging exploration of music! Over the course of five days, children ages 9-13 will embark on a musical journey filled with daily ukulele lessons, vocal technique training, ensemble singing and the joy of making music with new friends. 

With no prior experience necessary, this camp promises a week of musical skill-building, fun and camaraderie, culminating in a memorable final sharecase where participants will perform for all to enjoy! You must provide your own ukulele.

The Creative Stage

Camp: Beach Themed Creative Stage Workshop

Ages: 7-13

Dates: August 12, 2024 – August 16, 2024

Time: 9:30 am – 3 pm

Cost: $50/day or $225 for the entire week

This five day “camp” gives your child the opportunity to experience a number of different performing arts experiences. It’s a mix and match – pick the days your child is interested in, or come all five days!

This year’s theme is “Beach Fun”.

Monday: “Rhythmic Waves & Beach Ball Claymation”: Dive into the rhythm of the Beach Boys with our bucket drumming session and unleash your creativity in stop motion claymation inspired by the playful bounce of beach balls.

Tuesday: “Crafty Ocean Critters & Beach Beats”: Join us as we sew magnetic felt fish, bringing the underwater world to life, and then feel the burn with Cardio Drumming to the tunes of Footloose.

Wednesday: “Fashionable Beach Friends & Sea Shanty Beats”: Embark on a creative journey with paper doll costuming, transforming your dolls into beachside characters. Feel the ocean’s pulse with cup percussion, set to the rhythm of the popular sea shanty, Wellerman.

Thursday: “Island Glam & Hula Jam”: Discover the magic of the stage with stage makeup tutorials, create vibrant leis, and sway to the tropical rhythm with our Hula dance lessons, transforming into a beachside paradise performer.

Friday: “Dance Waves & Poseidon’s Mystery”: Groove to the beat with Mashed Potato & the Twist Dances, turning the beach into your dance floor, then channel your inner detective in the interactive mystery, ‘Who Stole Poseidon’s Trident,’ bringing a thrilling finale to our week of beach fun.

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The Creative Stage

Camp: Beach Themed Creative Stage Workshop

Ages: 7-13

Dates: August 12, 2024 – August 16, 2024

Time: 9:30 am – 3 pm

Cost: $50/day or $225 for the entire week

This five day “camp” gives your child the opportunity to experience a number of different performing arts experiences. It’s a mix and match – pick the days your child is interested in, or come all five days!

This year’s theme is “Beach Fun”.

Monday: “Rhythmic Waves & Beach Ball Claymation”: Dive into the rhythm of the Beach Boys with our bucket drumming session and unleash your creativity in stop motion claymation inspired by the playful bounce of beach balls.

Tuesday: “Crafty Ocean Critters & Dance Waves”: Join us as we sew magnetic felt fish, bringing the underwater world to life, and then groove to the beat with Mashed Potato & the Twist Dances, turning the beach into your dance floor.

Wednesday: “Fashionable Beach Friends & Sea Shanty Beats”: Embark on a creative journey with paper doll costuming, transforming your dolls into beachside characters. Feel the ocean’s pulse with cup percussion, set to the rhythm of the popular sea shanty, Wellerman.

Thursday: “Island Glam & Hula Jam”: Discover the magic of the stage with stage makeup tutorials, create vibrant leis, and sway to the tropical rhythm with our Hula dance lessons, transforming into a beachside paradise performer.

Friday: “Beach Beats & Poseidon’s Mystery”: Feel the burn with Cardio Drumming to the tunes of Footloose, then channel your inner detective in the interactive mystery, ‘Who Stole Poseidon’s Trident,’ bringing a thrilling finale to our week of beach fun.

For questions or more information, please contact us at education@levoy.net or 856-327-6400 ext 107.