Imagine the genius of Mozart, the fun of Saturday Night Live style sketches, singing, dancing, and your kids all mixed up in a week of theatrical adventure and discovery! At Musical Theater Builders camp, kids collaborate with professional performers and conservatory trained musicians to create an original show from scratch! Starting with theatrical improv, kids develop original stories and characters. Next, new lyrics are created and set to famous opera, symphonic and musical theater hit tunes. The result is a hilarious, completely unique performance that will delight kids and parents, alike!
During each week of musical and theatrical exploration, children gain confidence, sharpen their imagination, and improve literacy and vocabulary skills, all while learning to collaborate with others, and expanding their knowledge of great works of music!
“My daughter is absolutely dedicated to Musical Theater Builders. She has come more and more out of her shell each week. It makes me so happy to see her becoming more comfortable in her own skin.” — Deborah Rosenzweig, Musical Theater Builder parent
For children emerging from grades 1-3
Camp runs from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, Monday to Friday
lunch and recess held outside each day in Hippo Playground (at our Symphony Space location) or in Dolphin Playground (at our Riverside location).
Stay tuned for updates and registration for our late August programs!
In Dancing Designers Camp, kids design and construct their own costumes which they wear for a final dance performance--all with expert guidance from a professional costume designer and a professional dancer/choreographer! Created and taught by professional costume designer Clare Wasserman.
Instrumental Story Tellers camp combines singing, and instrumental playing with story telling, movement, and theatrical improvisation. This playful, yet substantive program helps children discover the joy of self expression and collaborative music making. Designed and taught by internationally acclaimed concert pianist and chamber musician Tanya Bannister and Creative Stage founder, Madeline Bender.
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Musical Theater Builders (at the Creative Stage) offers a variety of innovative, week-long performing arts programs to ignite your child’s imagination! In Musical Theater Builders Camp, kids collaborate with conservatory-trained professionals to create original shows from scratch-complete with hilarity, theatrics, and new lyrics set to tunes by famous composers. In Dancing Designers, kids work with professional costume designers and choreographers to create costumes they set in motion through dance. From singing to set design, all of our multidisciplinary programs focus on expert teaching, small class sizes, and the joy of self expression!