Day Performing Arts Camps

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Day Camps


African Music and Dance Camp

Boulder 303-443-2969

Immerse yourself in marimba, drumming and dance! Our music is active, energetic, percussive and joyful. Learn from Zimbabwean guest artists, professional musicians and an outstanding group of teen performers to create an end-of-session performance.

The Art Underground

Louisville 303-229-1127

The Art Underground offers a variety of art, film, dance and theater camps throughout June, July and August. We have camps for children 2 ½ to 18 years old.

Arvada Center Summer Arts Camps

Arvada 720-898-7200

Arvada Center summer camps offer fun and creative experiences in theater, visual arts, dance, ceramics, music, creative writing. storytelling and photography for kids ages 5-18 and ArtStart camps for ages 1 ½-4. All sessions are taught by highly trained, knowledgeable teachers in a safe and fun environment.

Ballet Nouveau Colorado’s Summer Programs

Broomfield 303-466-5685

The School of BNC offers summer programs for dancers of all ages, abilities and aspirations. The School of BNC has wonderful programs introducing our youngest dancers into the world of dance — including our ever-popular Fairytale Ballet Camp. The School of BNC also offers unique programs for intermediate and advanced dancers to help them hone their skills and rise to their highest artistic ability. The School of BNC has a summer dance program for your child!

Boulder Ballet Summer Program

Boulder 303-443-0028

Study ballet in an atmosphere of playful professionalism! Classes for all ages & experience, June 3 – Aug. 10. Summer Intensive for experienced dancers, July 8-27. Master workshop, Aug. 12-17.

Boulder Dinner Theatre Academy

Boulder 303-449-6000

Drama Camp — Students entering grades six through 12 are invited to participate in an intensive training in the dramatic
arts, with an emphasis on singing, dancing and acting. Academy students
will learn the basics of producing their performance from beginning to
end, including lighting, sound, set design and stage management. BDT
Academy’s Summer Drama Camp sessions are held twice each summer for
three weeks. City Drama Camps — BDT Academy also has summer drama camps
for children ages 5-12 in cooperation with the City of Boulder Parks and
Recreation Department. We offer nine week-long drama camps from 8:30
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. The camps are held at Salberg Park
at the corner of 19th Street and Elder Avenue. Each week is different
and uses the technique of “playmaking,” which lets the children use
their imagination to adapt a familiar story or write their own script!
Each day consists of script writing or review, drama instruction, set
and costume making, rehearsal and outdoor playtime. There is a lovely
playground/park at the drama camp site that we use for lunch and for

Boulder Performing Arts

Boulder 303-859-4195

us for fun ages 5-12. Musical theater camp. We sing, dance, act and
make our sets and script. Choose the part you want. Show themes include
Alice in Wonderland, Jungle Book, Grease, Peter Pan and more.

Boulder School of Rock Performance Camp

Boulder 303-532-1201

will co-write an original song, learn two to three cover tunes, and
rehearse, record and perform all songs. Participants also create a band
logo, CD and t-shirt.

Boulder Stars Show Choir

Boulder 303-507-2114

the Boulder Stars Show Choir 2013 Summer Camp (ages 8-14) for a joyful
adventure in singing, dancing and performing Broadway, pop and more!
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a Friday performance at 5 p.m.

Broomfield School of Rock Performance Camp

Broomfield 303-325-3772

will co-write an original song, learn 2-3 cover tunes, and rehearse,
record and perform all songs. Participants also create a band logo, CD
and T-shirt.

Camp Shakespeare

Boulder 303-492-1973 campshakespeare

July 22 to Aug. 9, kids ages 10-18 study Shakespeare with CSF
professionals. These students learn about Shakespeare by rehearsing,
staging and performing a shortened play.

Centerstage Theater Company

Boulder County 303-673-0744

Theatre Company is dedicated to extending quality theatre to the
Colorado community, especially in Boulder County. CenterStage provides a
rich atmosphere that leads young people into excellence in the vast
world of theatre arts, thus building confidence, self-esteem, community
awareness and friendships that last a lifetime. This year’s summer
showcase includes production of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr. Final
performances take place at the Dairy Center for the Arts. Auditions will
be held in May for ages 13-21. These twoweek, full-day camps are for
kids entering fourth to ninth grade in the fall and will end with a
complete musical production. The first one, co-sponsored by The Art
Underground, will be June 17-28, with the second in Boulder from July
8-19. Please visit www. for details.

Colorado Music Festival & Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts

Boulder 303-665-0599

camps, classes and workshops for all ages and abilities during our
eight-week summer term include Music Together, for kids up to 5; Jump
Start to Middle School Band; C’s Jazz; Suzuki Guitar Camp; String Camps;
Meet the Instruments; Broadway Kids; and more. We also offer individual
and small group lessons for all ages, all instruments and voice.

Curious New Voices Summer Playwriting Intensive: Building the Next Generation of Great American Playwrights

Denver 303-623-2349

playwrights ages 15-21 work alongside nationally recognized
playwrights, actors and directors to create short plays, culminating in a
three-day festival of readings performed by acclaimed actors on the
Curious stage.

Denver Center Theater Academy

Denver 303-446-4892

daytime drama programs. Grades Pre-K-12. Acting, singing, dancing and
design at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
June 10 – Aug. 2. $225 weekly. Scholarships available.

Boulder Parks & Recreation – Dancing Days

Boulder 303-413-7477

a variety of techniques including ballet, jazz, tap and creative
movement. Campers will create crafts to explore and investigate dance

Dog House Music Rock & Roll Camp

Lafayette 303-664-1600

first and most preferred rock ´n´ roll camp. Our 10-week-long programs
teach students how to write three to four original songs as a band in
our 22 fully equipped studios, and perform at a local venue. Teens full
day, junior rockers half day.

Flying High & Acting Up! Kids Summer Aerial Camp

Boulder 303-245-8272

your child ever dreamed of flying — the amazing freedom, the
weightlessness, the excitement? Join professional teachers of aerials
arts, dance and physical theater for an exciting camp! Students ages
8-16 are invited to Frequent Flyers’ Aerial Dance Studio to have fun
learning skills on trapeze, aerial fabric, hoop, juggling, acrobatics
and so much more. Students will work to combine dance, theater and
improvisation to cultivate the skills necessary to become a performing
artist. We will adapt a myth or legend into a script that will become
the basis of the culminating performance. Help us transform the
equipment into a magical world of flying bodies and soaring spirits!
Students will divide into groups based on age and ability. Six weeks to
choose from!

Guitars Etc. “Rock” Camp

Longmont 303-776-8388

Hero … in real life! Have fun learning songs and performing them as a
band and be coached by professional musicians. Time: 9:30-11 a.m. For
ages 9-17.

Imagination Circus Arts

Boulder 303-548-9340

skill levels get their feet off the ground learning circus and theatre.
Fabric, web, swings, Chinese pole, teeterboard, circus bike and more!
The week finishes with a show on the last day for an audience of family
and friends. Sessions: July 22-26, July 29-Aug 2.

MACC’s Wolf Theatre Academy

Denver 303-316-6360

work with theatrical professionals who are experienced in the art of
theatre education. Ageappropriate programming allows younger children to
focus on fun, creation and fantasy, while older students learn the
skills that will enable them to approach both classical and contemporary
material with ease. One- and three-week workshops include technical
apprenticeships, audition techniques and full-day production and
dramatics performance workshops. Raise the curtain on another summer of
theatrical magic at the Wolf Theatre Academy beginning May 31.

Mizel Museum’s Creative Journeys

Boulder 303-394-9993

Journeys amps at the Boulder JCC are oneweek sessions for children in
preschool through fifth grade. Kids take a unique journey with a
renowned teaching artist focusing on literature and visual arts.
Download our camp brochure at www.mizelmuseum. org/brochure.

Mojo’s Music Rock n’ Roll camp

Longmont 303-776-3373

campers will learn the history of rock ´n’ roll through performance.
Every day we will focus on a different decade of music. A Rock of Ages

Parlando School for the Arts

Boulder 303-442-0006

School for the Arts offers summer camps and programs for all
instruments, ages and abilities, including Summer Music Safari (for
young children), Kids-n-Keys, Intro Classes for most instruments,
Musical Theater and more.

Peanut Butter Players

Lafayette 303-786-8727

workshops in which students will study a modern American musical, learn
songs and dances and scenes, and perform them for parents on the last
day. Ages 7-18. June 3-7 Grease; June 10-14 Cinderella; July 29 – Aug. 2
The Sound of Music.

Renaissance Adventures

Boulder 303-786-9216

the hero of a mythic quest! Since 1995 Renaissance Adventures has led
active outdoor Renaissance-themed questing games. Solve mysteries and
riddles, brainstorm creative solutions to puzzling dilemmas, swashbuckle
with foam swords, meet interesting characters and negotiate peace
treaties. Birthday parties available as well. For ages 6-16. Dragon Quests
(Full-Day Programs). Dragon Quests are Adventure Quest programs that
last a full day – either from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. These programs are open to kids age 8-16, and have more riddles,
more dueling, more intrigue, and often times, more customization. In
Dragon groups, the Quest Leader gets a chance to connect with the
children in ways that the half-day Griffon Quest Leaders cannot because
of time constraints. Often during the heat of the afternoon, Dragon
groups take a break from questing to play more relaxing games or to dip
their feet in the creek. On Fridays, after the Risen Lands Bazaar,
Dragon groups have the option to play the muchanticipated Ambush Games,
which is a capture-theflag kind of game over the scope of the entire

Quests (Half-Day Programs). These half-day Adventure Quest programs
last either from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
depending upon the site. These quests are open to kids ages 6-16, and
are focused almost exclusively on Adventure Quest. Because there isn’t
enough time in the afternoon to do much questing, the kids really want
to make the most of their mornings, and the Quest Leaders know to pack
in a lot of adventure!

Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids

Boulder 303-245-8150

the Best in Youth Theatre, we offer quality performances and daily
classes in dance, voice, acting, makeup and more! The Hobbit, Footloose
Sound of Music and more. Ages 5-17.

Rocky Mountain Theatre for Teens

Boulder 303-245-8150

offer quality performances and daily classes in dance, voice, acting,
makeup and more! We do full-length shows (no JR versions)! Footloose,
Musical Theatre Bootcamp and more! Ages 11-17.

Rocky Ridge Music Center

Estes Park


variety of camp sessions for musicians young and old on all orchestral
instruments, piano, voice and composition in the inspirational setting
at the foot of Longs Peak.

Shakespeare’s Sprites

Boulder 303-492-1973

Sprites is a playful introduction to the Bard for ages 6-9. Three weeks
are available (July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2, and Aug. 5-9).

Summer Stage 2013 at the Off Broadway School of Fine Arts

Boulder 720-244-8760

us in downtown Boulder for two uniquely high energy music theater camps
for kids ages 8-18. Camps run Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. -4 p.m. with
options for pre- and after-care. Rose Red (June 3-30) is a new musical
by local composers and GleekFest! (July 8-21) is a musical based on the
hit TV show! Students will work with professional choreographers,
directors, and voice coaches as they sing and dance their way through
the summer.