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Summer Theater Camp 2021
IN-PERSON SUMMER THEATER CAMP RETURNS IN 2021
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts and The Performance Project School of the Arts, who brought you over 20 years of theater camp, are eager to welcome you back on-campus for Summer Theater Camp 2021 at the Broward Center, Aventura Arts and Cultural Center.
See your friends, be taught by the teachers that you know and love and have tons of fun. The camp offers students the chance to study singing, dancing and acting while rehearsing for a theatrical production will culminate in a final performance on stage at the Broward Center. Students will also enjoy theater games, arts & crafts, and much more.
This year, we are modifying the experience.
- Broward Center will offer five 3-week sessions. June 14 – August 13 | Ages 7 - 18
- Aventura Arts & Cultural Center will offer two 3-week sessions June 28 – August 6 | Ages 9 – 14
Capacity is currently limited with enhanced safety protocols in place in accordance with local conditions and CDC guidelines and may adapt based on environmental improvements.
Register for the Broward Center's Summer Theater Camp by clicking the underlined group links listed below.
June 14 - July 2, 2021
June 21 - July 9, 2021
Group A (ages 9-14) – Matilda Jr.
July 5 - July 23, 2021
July 12 - July 30, 2021
Group A (ages 9-14) – Children of Eden JR.
July 26 - August 13, 2021
*Auditions for Group C are required prior to enrollment.
Click here for Auditions information.
Camp Fee: $815 per session
$265 non-refundable deposit required.
$50 off sibling and multi-session discounts available.
Before and After Camp Hours:
Before Camp Hours (8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.): $50 per session or $5 per day
After Camp Hours (4:30 PM – 6:00 PM): $100 per session or $10 per day
Click here for Before and After Camp Hours
All shows and dates are subject to change. Discounts may not be combined. All sales final.
Disney's worldwide phenomenon is taking Broadway Junior by (snow)storm! Do you want to build a snowman? Designed for elementary school students, Frozen KIDS is a 30-minute adaptation of the 2018 Broadway musical, which was based on the 2013 Walt Disney Animation Studios film, written by Jennifer Lee and directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. The production features all of the songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by the creators of the film score, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and EGOT-winner Robert Lopez.
Everybody wants to be a cat in Disney's stage adaptation of the animated classic motion picture. Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney's The Aristocats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns. In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats to save the day.
Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and an unforgettable star turn for a young actress, Matilda is a joyous girl power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.
CHILDREN OF EDEN JR.
From musical theatre greats, Stephen Schwartz and John Caird, comes a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith... not to mention centuries of unresolved family business! An expansive musical, Children of Eden JR. has plenty of roles and life lessons for everyone. Adam, Eve, Noah and the "Father" who created them deal with the headstrong, cataclysmic actions of their respective children. As generations pass, faith and loyalty are tested, but the bonds of family and love remain strong.
IN THE HEIGHTS
Created by Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind. In the Heights is the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations.
At the dawn of humanity, one tribe of cave-people survives the many trials of prehistoric life under the wise leadership of Jemilla, The Peacemaker. Jemilla taught her people to express themselves, rather than bashing each others' heads with rocks and eating each other’s babies. But one member of the tribe doesn't seem to fit in: Zazzalil. She's always trying to invent things to make life easier… for herself. While out hatching her latest scheme, Zazzalil stumbles upon the most important discovery in history. One that will pit her tribe against wooly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers, and change the world forever. She'll travel from omega to alpha, and become… the Firebringer! Originally produced by StarKid Productions.
How to Register
For job description and application, click here.
Meet the Director
Following a career as a professional actress, Nina Felice founded The Performance Project School of the Arts to nurture young talent and encourage the pursuit of their creative dreams. With a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and a master’s degree in Child/Family Psychology, Nina incorporates the two disciplines into her teaching techniques to guide and motivate young performers.
JM Family Scholarship
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.
Click here for eligibility and requirements
What are the current health and safety guidelines for classes, camps, and other education programs at Broward Center?
With approval by Broward County, in order to partially reopen its world class venues, the Performing Arts Center Authority, operating the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, has incorporated the following protocols, procedures and restrictions into its standard operating procedures to commence its return to educational operations in a safe, prudent and operationally feasible manner.
These protocols were developed based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and in consultation with national experts on performing arts venue management and medical experts including Cleveland Clinic Florida. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is prepared to adjust this approach over time according to the epidemiological developments in the local and regional areas.
Click here to review our current health and safety guidelines for our education programs, including summer theater camp.
What are the current health and safety guidelines for the Broward Center for the Performing Arts?
With approval by Broward County to stage limited capacity and outdoor events with physical distancing, we are currently hosting a limited number of events on-site that have been designed with specific and new health & safety guidelines in place. These events include performances in the Amaturo Theater and Peck Courtyard, Backstage Tours, classes and seated, catered events. Our guidelines have been developed in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic, and we continue to follow the guidance of local and state health officials, prepared to respond to evolving directives.
Click here to review our current health and safety guidelines before coming to the Broward Center.
Do you plan to reopen the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center and Aventura Arts and Cultural Center camp locations?
With approval from Broward County, we are currently opening for limited capacity summer theater camp at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts following specific health and safety guidelines including physical distancing. However, the physical distancing requirements for our summer theater camp programs result in very limited capacity. With these capacity limitations, it is not financially viable to hold summer theater camp at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center and the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center at this time.
What are the office hours?
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Education Office is not open for visitors at this time. You may contact the Camp Coordinator by phone at 954-468-2689.
What happens if camp is sold out and I am on the waitlist?
If a space becomes available, you will be contacted by a Broward Center education staff member to register within 48 hours of notice. If we do not hear back from you within this time period, we will move on to the next person on the waitlist.
Will capacity increase if health and safety guidelines allow?
With approval from Broward County and in accordance with our health and safety guidelines, capacity for Summer Theater Camp may increase.