Summer

Sing, dance, act and play your way through the summer with Starving Artist Studios!

We have a wide variety of courses and options to choose from. You can make a film, experience intensive training in acting and dance, learn stage make-up techniques, become a Pop Star, and more!

Please review the different summer programs below.

summerClasses, Camps and Intensives

Elementary Music Camp
Grades 1-5, June 9 – 13, 9:00AM – 12:30PM, $149
An exciting music camp for young performers.  Students will spend their morning singing, playing different instruments, writing songs, building their own instruments, and playing in their own music ensemble, which will perform a concert for parents on the last day of class!  Add the afternoon Crafty Campers to make it a full day!

Crafty Campers
Grades 1-5, June 9-13, 1:00PM – 4:00PM, $149
Students will create fun, summertime crafts with various materials from painting on canvas to polymer clay.  The cost of the camp includes all materials and students will get to keep all of the artwork they create!  Add Elementary Music Camp in the mornings and make it a full day!

Stretching, Toning and Conditioning for the Dancer
Grades 7-12, June 9-13, 9:00AM – 12:30PM, $149
This class is open to dancers of all abilities who are looking to improve their flexibility, stamina and tone their body in this one-week body makeover designed to help dancers dance stronger, LONGER!  This class includes extensive stretching, exercise and dancing with weights.

Hip Hop Intensive
Grades 7-12, June 16-20, 9:00AM – 12:30PM, $149
A one-week, high-energy dance intensive for the beginning to intermediate level hip-hop dancer.

Young Actors Toolbox
Grades 1-5, June 16-20, 9:00AM – 12:30PM, $149
Do you love to be onstage? Always have to be the center of attention?  This camp is for you!  Through fun exercises, games, mask making, mime and learning scenes from plays, the Young Actors Toolbox will help young actors have all the tools they need to start getting parts in shows!  Add the afternoon Young Voices Ensemble to make it a full day of camp!

Little Voices Ensemble
Grades 1-5, June 16-20, 1:00PM – 4:00PM, $149
The perfect camp for little singers who love to sing, but might not quite be old enough for private voice lessons.  This camp teaches the fundamentals of good, healthy singing.  Students will learn several pieces together, as a group, and perform a concert for the parents on the last day of camp!  Combine this camp with Young Actors Toolbox in the morning and make it a full day!

High School Acting Intensive
Grades 9-12, July 7-11, 9:00AM – 4:00PM, $295
For the serious actor, or the actor who is seriously interested in improving their skills, this full-day camp will teach improv, character study, scene study, basic stage combat, monologue study, audition techniques and more by working in a master class setting with some of the area’s most respected actors and acting teachers. This class will perform a showcase on the last day of camp where both the middle school and high school camps will show what each have worked on.  Classes meet on the same days, at the same times, but in different rooms.

Middle School Acting Intensive
Grades 6-8, July 7-11, 9:00AM – 4:00PM, $295
For the serious actor, or the actor who is seriously interested in improving their skills, this full-day camp will teach improv, character study, scene study, basic stage combat, monologue study, audition techniques and more by working in a master class setting with some of the area’s most respected actors and acting teachers. This class will perform a showcase on the last day of camp where both the middle school and high school camps will show what each have worked on.  Classes meet on the same days, at the same times, but in different rooms.

Auditioning for the Musical Theatre
Grades 8-12, July 14-18, 9:00AM – 4:00PM, $349
This week-long workshop will include master classes on appropriate audition techniques for the Musical Theatre.  Students should come prepared with a memorized one-minute monologue and a 32 bar cut of two contrasting songs.  Students will receive coachings on effective resume writing and appropriate headshots, including an afternoon photo shoot with a popular local headshot photographer.  Included in the price is a CD of all of the shots taken.

Wacky Week!
Grades 1- 5, July 14-18, 9:00AM-4:00PM, $325
Sometimes you just need to let your hair down and have some fun!  This week-long camp has a little bit of everything: theme days, games, sports, water-fun day, arts and crafts, bounce houses, tie-dying, games, scavenger hunts – you name it!

Middle School Film CampGrades 6-8, July 14-25 (Two Weeks, M-F), 9:00AM-4:00PM, $525 – In this two-week class, students will write, produce and act in their own short film. The first week will be spent at Starving Artist Studios, where students will conceive and write the film.  Then, for the second week, students will be “on location” filming at different locations around the area.  At the conclusion of the camp, students will receive a fully-edited finished DVD of the film, which will be presented to them at a public screening at the Enzian Theatre!  Visit our website to check out last year’s film! 

High School Film Camp
Grades 9-College Freshmen, July 21 – August 8 (THREE Weeks, M-F), 9:00AM – 4:00PM, $625 – In this three-week class, students will write, produce and act in their own short film. The first week will be spent at Starving Artist Studios, where students will conceive and write the film.  Then, for the second and third week, students will be “on location” filming at different locations around the area.  At the conclusion of the camp, students will receive a fully-edited finished DVD of the film, which will be presented to them at a public screening at the Enzian Theatre!  Visit our website to check out last year’s film!

Pop Star Camp
Grades 1-5, $249
TWO SESSIONS:  Session A: July 21-25, Session B: August 4-8, 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Your young singer or dancer will love being transformed into a Pop Star in this one week camp suitable for both boys and girls.  Students will learn songs and dance combinations to their favorite, age-appropriate pop songs! Classes in not only dance and singing, but style and make-up to finish your Pop Star image!  This camp will culminate in a pop star performance for parents on the last day of each camp.

Elementary Musical Theatre Camp
Grades 1-5, July 28-August 1, 9:00AM-4:00PM, $295
Students will have daily classes in music, dance and acting each morning.  Afternoons will be filled with rehearsals, using scenes from popular musicals to prepare for a parent showcase on the last day of camp!

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
Grades 1-5, August 4-8, 9:00AM – 12:30PM, $169
Have a musical young student who wants to get started with an instrument, but they’re still not sure what they want to play?  Look no further!  This week long, half-day program will allow your little musician to try a wide variety of instruments including piano, drums, guitars, strings, woodwinds, and more!

Stage Makeup
Grades 2-6, August 4-8, 1:00PM – 4:00PM, $169
This is not your typical make-up class! Students will learn fun make-up tips and tricks for the stage such as old age makeup, wounds, scary make-up, fantasy makeup, building fake noses, and more!

 

Evening Classes/Adult Workshops

Teen Beginner Ballet
Grades 9-College Freshmen, Monday Nights,
June 9 – August 4, 6:00PM- 7:00PM, 9 Weeks,
Price: $139

Teen Beginner Jazz
Grades 9-College Freshmen, Monday Nights,
June 9 – August 4, 7:00PM- 8:00PM, 9 Weeks,
Price: $139

Teen Beginner Tap
Grades 9-College Freshmen, Monday Nights,
June 9 – August 4, 8:00PM- 9:00PM, 9 Weeks,
Price: $139

Teen Intermediate Ballet
Grades 9-College Freshmen, Tuesday Nights,
June 10 – August 5, 6:00PM- 7:00PM, 9 Weeks,
Price: $139

Teen Intermediate Jazz
Grades 9-College Freshmen, Tuesday Nights,
June 10 – August 5, 7:00PM- 8:00PM, 9 Weeks,
Price: $139

Teen Intermediate Tap
Grades 9-College Freshmen, Tuesday Nights,
June 10 – August 5, 8:00PM- 9:00PM, 9 Weeks,
Price: $139

Teen Advanced Ballet
Grades 9-College Freshmen, Wednesday Nights,
June 11 – August 6, 6:00PM- 7:00PM, 9 Weeks,
Price: $139

Teen Advanced Jazz
Grades 9-College Freshmen, Wednesday Nights,
June 11 – August 6, 7:00PM- 8:00PM, 9 Weeks,
Price: $139

Teen Advanced Tap
Grades 9-College Freshmen, Wednesday Nights,
June 11 – August 6, 8:00PM- 9:00PM, 9 Weeks,
Price: $139

Middle School Combo Dance Class  Grades 6-8, Thursday Nights, June 12 -August 7, 6:00PM-8:00PM, 9 weeks, $279  This class is for the beginner to intermediate dancer and will cover basics of Ballet, Tap & Jazz.

Summer Session Private Lessons

Private instruction in vocal and instruments music, dance and acting are available 6 days a week in the summer, Monday through Saturday and are available in packs of four or six lessons.  *Pricing for Tim Evanicki’s studio is slightly higher.  Please call for rates. Special Pricing for Summer Private Lessons (all disciplines):

Lesson Duration 4-pack 6-pack
30-min Lessons $160 $210
45-min Lessons $208 $282
60-min Lessons $260 $360

General Policies

  • Registration Deadline for all camps is May 15.  Registrations after May 15 will incur a $25 late registration fee per camp.
  • Early Bird Registration!  Register and pay for your camps before March 1, 2014 and receive a 10% discount off your tuition!
  • Before Care and After Care is available for $5 per hour from 7:00AM – 5:30PM each day.  Care must be arranged with 24 hours notice and paid in advance.
  • Starving Artist Studios reserves the right to cancel any program if minimum numbers are not met.  This cancellation will happen no later than 14 days prior to the start of each program and a full-refund or tuition credit will be dispersed.

Payment Information

  • 25% Deposit due at time of registration.
  • 50% of Tuition due by May 15
  • 100% of Tuition is due 7 days before the start of each program.
  • A post-dated automatic credit card payment arrangement must be made if not paying for the camp in full at time of registration.
  • No refunds for any reason if you need to drop after you have registered.  It may be possible to credit payments to other programs if you drop before the start of the program.