UPDATED July: If you've got a budding actor, musician, or dancer on your hands, check out this list of performing arts summer programs in Queens, NY, including dance camps, music camps, and theater camps.
UPDATED July: For kids who were born to perform, check out these specialty summer programs in Brooklyn, NY: dance camps, music camps, and theater camps.
UPDATED July: Whatever type of performing arts your child is into, find the right summer program for him or her with our guides to dance camps, music camps, and theater camps in Nassau County and Suffolk County on Long Island.
UPDATED July: Was your child born to be on stage? Nurture his or her acting talent with these theater programs and performing arts summer camps in Westchester County, NY.
UPDATED July: Whatever type of artistic pursuit your child loves, find a camp for him or her in Rockland County, including art camps, dance camps, music camps, and theater camps.
The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County recently created the Children's Theatre Conservatory program to produce more performance opportunities for students.
Tower Talent, an acting development center in Melville, is now offering private lessons to help children ages 5 and older prepare for a big audition.
Play On! Studios is adding a new camp location in Lower Manhattan, which will host a Creative Drama Camp for kids in July.
Clarkstown Theatre Company will be joining forces with 'Day Camp in the Park' to offer a true Summer TheatreCAMP experience.
Performing arts school New York Stage of Mind, which offers musical theater classes in Long Island City, is adding a Broadway class for young kids and a musical theater summer camp to its summer offerings.
Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts is adding classes to its creative and performing arts summer camp on Long Island.
Juggling summer camp schedules for several kids can be tough, but if you plan ahead, it is possible to help each child enjoy camp and without having a crazy schedule.
Choice Scholars, a preschool in Crown Heights, now offers three creative summer camp options for children in Brooklyn: a playwright summer camp, a poetry summer camp, and a drama summer camp.
Broadway Workshop holds performing arts camps for children in Manhattan. It will offer its Junior Excel Camp this summer for ages 9-13.
Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts recently announced new additions to its summer camp curriculum. The camp will add a theater audition workshop, a Broadway dance workshop, and sewing and fashion production to its 2014 camp offerings.
Clarkstown Theatre Company recently opened its acting school in New City. The company offers theater classes and programs for kids in Rockland County, as well as a performing arts summer camp.
The education director of TADA! Youth Theater in Manhattan answers why it might be a good idea for parents to enroll a shy child in musical theater classes to help their development, why parents' support is essential in nurturing an artistic child, and the importance of "failing forward."
This year's 14th Street Y's Teen Theater Summer Institute will be inspired by Jewish culture. This program will offer a safe, noncompetitive environment for teens to enhance their understanding of theater.
Broadway Theater Workshops is offering a new summer program, Advanced Theater Camp, for teens who want to master the craft of stage performance.