Summer Stage

Rising Stars Summer Stage

Ages 6-16

Get in on the act with Riverdale’s premier theater arts intensive camp. Young artists, develop creatively in a collaborative, experiential environment. Industry professionals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, TV and film lead master classes and interactive workshops. Adults and teens from our renowned Rising Stars program mentor campers throughout the summer. We’ve opened up two new programs for younger children as well as kids interested in technical roles.

All Campers Enjoy

  • Voice, Dance, and Acting Coaching
  • Field Trip to a Broadway Show
  • Daily Recreational Swim
  • Instructional Swim

Summer Stage: Scene Stealers

Ages 6-7

Our camp offers basic training in the arts to budding performers entering 1st or 2nd grade. Campers receive Singing classes, Dance classes and Acting classes.
The 6 week summer intensive for our Scene Stealers will conclude with a performance for friends and families. (and the older campers!)
Campers will swim each day and participate in activities that include photography, puppetry, fitness & exercise, theatrical design, visual arts and more.

Summer Stage: Main Stage

Ages 7-14

Performers develop voice, dance, and acting skills culminating in a full scale musical production.Young artists, develop creatively and take an active role in performing a full-scale musical theater production in a collaborative, experiential environment. Industry professionals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, TV and film lead master classes and interactive workshops.

Summer Stage: Stage Craft

Ages 11-16

Kids entering 7th grade thru 10th grade who have an interest in all of the technical aspects of theater work with professionals to learn the basics of Lighting Design, Set Building, Sound Design, Prop Building, Stage Management and more.  The second 1/2 of the session will be spent putting some of those skills to use in assisting with the production that the Summer Stage campers are performing in.  There will be daily swim and electives that include Photography, Puppetry, Design, Visual Arts, Sports and more.

performing arts camp

Shawn Renfro

Managing Director, Performing Arts

(347) 913-4430

From kindergarten in Staten Island, to high school in the Bronx, and from elementary school kids at the 92nd street Y to eighteen to twenty year old adults at Rikers…

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Options

  • Full Summer: June 29 – August 7
  • Half Summer: July 20 – August 7

Hours

  • Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm

Extended Days

  • Early Drop Off 8:00 am
  • Late Stay up to 6:00 pm

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