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Dance, Music, & Performing Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Dance, Music, & Performing Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

These summer programs in Manhattan will give your little performers a taste of Broadway.



If your child loves to perform on stage, consider performing arts camps, music camps, or dance camps in Manhattan. Get more information on how to register online.


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Dance Camps

THE BALLET CLUB
328 E. 61st St., 2nd Floor, New York
917-281-1030
Email info@theballetclub.com

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The Ballet Club offers a nurturing, fun, summer day program for ages 3-8, Mondays through Fridays, beginning at 9am. Students may stay for a half day until 12:45pm, or remain for the afternoon until 3pm or 4pm. Extended hours are available. You may select the weeks, days, and/or times that work for you. Activities include ballet, drama, creative dance, yoga, music, crafts, puppetry, and outdoor activities. The Ballet Club offers an Early Bird Special. Contact the office for details.

BALLET ACADEMY EAST
1651 Third Ave., New York
212-410-9140

Ballet Academy East's Summerdance is a fun-filled summer program for ages 3-6. Designed to foster imagination and inspire a love of the arts, the curriculum includes dance, art, musical theater, origami, and more! Customize your own schedule! Enroll weekly, monthly, or for the full eight-week session.

GLOBAL DANCE NYC PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER CAMP
106 E. 86th St., 3rd floor, Manhattan
646-831-9727
Email support@globaldancenyc.com

This innovative camp is designed for budding artists ages 6-13. Held June 22-26, from 9am-3pm, early drop-off and half-day options available. For the coolest kids in town! We offer dance and vocal classes, cooking, musical theater, crafts, yoga, and rooftop time. In-studio showing on the last day of camp.

HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS-ARTSCAPE SUMMER CAMP
645 Saint Nicholas Ave. (at 141st Street) , New York
Email tjohnson@hsanyc.org

ARTScape Summer Day Camp at Harlem School of the Arts is an arts experience like no other, offering a summer of fun in the arts for children ages 4-12. Campers enjoy a variety of classes in four different art forms: music, dance, theatre, and art and design.

STEPS ON BROADWAY YOUTH PROGRAMS
2121 Broadway at 74th Street, 4th Floor, Upper West Side
212-874-3678
Email youthprograms@stepsnyc.com

Steps on Broadway Youth Programs is the place to be this summer for dancers of all ages and levels! The Summer Workshop and Summer Intensive (ages 7-18) are geared toward the dancer who wants to dance Monday-Friday for one-six weeks. Join us for an exciting summer of dance!

Music Camps

BLOOMINGDALE SCHOOL OF MUSIC
323 W. 108th St., Upper West Side
212-663-6021 Virtual Office: 201-578-4289
Email registrar@bsmny.org

Bloomingdale is excited to welcome the return of in-person instruction, offering blended learning options in our historic brownstone July 5 to Aug. 29, 2021! Offerings include fun and interactive early childhood classes, flexible private lesson packages, beginner music theory, ensembles, and four weeklong immersive workshops!

HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS-ARTSCAPE SUMMER CAMP
645 Saint Nicholas Ave. (at 141st Street) , New York
Email tjohnson@hsanyc.org

ARTScape Summer Day Camp at Harlem School of the Arts is an arts experience like no other, offering a summer of fun in the arts for children ages 4-12. Campers enjoy a variety of classes in four different art forms: music, dance, theatre, and art and design.

IPIANOLAB
224 E. 95th St., Upper East Side,
347-816-5193
Email help@ipianolab.com

iPianoLab Keyboard Camps are the fresh, fun way to learn piano or keyboard. Campers can attend in-person or online. No boring drills or baby songs; iPianoLab students learn the keyboard basics while learning songs they love! Recitals, cool learning games, and great tunes make learning fun!  

WILLAN ACADEMY OF MUSIC
244 Madison Ave., suite 171,
646-838-3990
Email info@willanacademy.com

Enhance music skills in day camp! Guitar Songwriting Camp and Violin Camp are offered. Willan Academy is enrolling now for summer in Midtown and Upper West Side in Manhattan. Children participate in music and outside activities!

Theater & Performing Arts Camps

ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL
76 Ninth Ave., suite 313, Chelsea
646-216-1187
Email education@atlantictheater.org

Actors (ages 4-18) spend their summer days playing, creating, and forming lifelong friendships, all from the comfort and safety of home! In addition to creating characters and scripts, students may produce their own work! Camps include musical theater, improv, scene study, and film. All are rooted in our acting technique.

CHATTY CHILD SPEECH, OCCUPATIONAL, AND PHYSICAL THERAPY, PLLC
325 Broadway, suite 403, Tribeca
347-491-4451
Email info@chattychild.com

Chatty Child is a unique, personalized pediatric therapeutic center in downtown Manhattan. We provide in-person and remote options for speech-language, occupational, and physical therapy. We offer evaluations, individual treatment, socialization groups, tutoring classes, and creative arts enrichment programming - InterAct: Theatre and Therapy Lab (summer workshops and yearly classes).

DRAMAZONE® BROADWAY CAMP FOR RISING STARS RIPLEY GRIER STUDIOS
520 8th Ave. /36th St.,
Email RisingStar@DramaZoneNyc.com

Award-Winning DramaZone® Broadway Camp for Rising Stars 2020, in its 15th year offers an intensive Broadway Musical Theater Arts Camp with limited enrollment. Training is by Broadway professionals, expert artists and educators. Camps offer singing, dancing, acting classes, audition technique, and on-camera seminar. Broadway themes include Frozen, Mary Poppins, and Aladdin.

HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS-ARTSCAPE SUMMER CAMP
645 Saint Nicholas Ave. (at 141st Street) , New York
Email tjohnson@hsanyc.org

ARTScape Summer Day Camp at Harlem School of the Arts is an arts experience like no other, offering a summer of fun in the arts for children ages 4-12. Campers enjoy a variety of classes in four different art forms: music, dance, theatre, and art and design.

IMAGINE WORKS YOUTH THEATRE
115 MacDougal St.,
347-878-3813
Email imagineworksinfo@gmail.com

Camp Imagine is a summer theatre intensive for tweens-teens, July 5-23 at the Off-Broadway Players Theatre. Final performances of a Broadway musical are produced on their professional stage, July 23, 7pm and July 24, 2pm.Great for beginning or experienced young performers with small class sizes in voice, drama, and dance.

LITTLE STARS THEATRE CLASSES AT MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY STUDIO
290 Mulberry St. , Soho, Manhattan
646-335-5034

Taught by NYC actors, children (ages 5-8) will cultivate the technical and emotional skills needed to excel in musical theatre performance. Each week works to showcase a number from a different Broadway musical. Your child will find their confidence and charisma and have their big moment in the spotlight! 

PLAY ON! STUDIOS
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 W. 86th St., Upper West Side
347-709-4149
Play On Studios Theater Camps
Lena Moy-Borgen, director

Email info@playonstudios.com

Play On! Studios offers awesome theater camps for grades kindergarten-12th on the Upper West Side! In all of our camps, young actors will rehearse and perform in a full production, work with professional NYC actors and teaching artists, and build up their skills in a nurturing, non-competitive environment.

PROFESSIONAL CHILDREN'S SCHOOL
132 W. 60th St., Manhattan
212-582-3116
Vincent Sagona, Summer Academy director

Email vsagona@pcs-nyc.org

The Summer Academy offers online courses providing students the opportunity to earn credits and/or bolster skills. Students have scheduled sessions with instructors, along with Q & A sessions. The Summer Acting Intensive is a two-week synchronous course designed to serve students who have experience participating in the rehearsal and performance process.

SECOND CITY TRAINING CENTER (THE)

The legendary comedy theater's online comedy camps offer up hours of fun and creativity totally remotely! All you need is the internet and a camera, your kids will be "yes, and" -ing in no time. Visit secondcity.com to register. Ages 7-18.

TADA! YOUTH THEATER
15 W. 28th St. (at Broadway) 3rd floor, New York
212-252-1619 x4
Email education@tadatheater.com

TADA! offers weeklong musical theater summer camps in Flatiron and UWS for ages 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Students use a fun show title as a jumping off point to co-create an original musical. Watch their confidence grow as they work with new friends to perform a musical of their own!

TREEHOUSE SHAKERS
Radio City Station P.O. Box 186 Manhattan,
Email contactus@treehouseshakers.com

Treehouse Shakers, an awarded arts company, elevates experiences while building community. Our Playwriting Camp, ages 10-14, nurtures aspiring young writers to create an original play, which culminates with a performance. Branching Out: LGBTQIA+ Book Group, ages 11-14, is a brave space to explore identities that are often overlooked in literature.


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