Performing Arts Camps in NJ
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100 Morris Ave., Union
Creative kids 10 and up develop acting skills through exercises and games while learning from experienced actors and playwrights.
30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood
Students ages 5–12 play theater games that incorporate acting, singing and dancing.
123 Irvington Ave., South Orange
Triple-threats-in-training (ages 3–6) take classes with themes like Frozen, before showing off what they’ve learned at the end of the session. Older kids (ages 7–14) put together a Broadway-inspired number.
Locations in Basking Ridge and New Providence
Your soon-to-be Tony nominee can shine in the “Musical Theater Camp,” where stars ages 5–17 sharpen their acting and dance skills, prepare different weekly productions and meet famous Broadway performers.
120 Morris Ave., Summit
Your budding star (10 and up) takes workshops in improv, singing and playwriting before creating her own work on stage at the end of camp.
14 Alvin Pl., Upper Montclair
Give your kids (up to 12-years-old) the chance to act in The Teddy Bear’s Picnic, a musical featuring furry friends like Dimples the Deer and Squeaky the Squirrel.
Locations in Basking Ridge and Branchburg
This Broadway theater studio combines singing, acting and movement into one high-energy camp that culminates with a musical performance.
85 George St., New Brunswick
Mini-creatives use their imagination while painting, drawing, acting and playwriting in this program for kids 5–12 years old.
9 Ridgeway Ct., West Orange
He can learn about everything from voice technique and song interpretation to comedy—even TV acting—at this three-week program.
301 Clark St., Westfield
Kids ages 5–13 take classes like “Broadway Dance,” where they learn choreography and get comfortable on stage.
28 Walnut St., Madison
973-514-1787 ext. 21; ptnj.org
Aspiring little performers fine-tune their acting skills in a session that focuses on voice, body and imagination. Older students (13 and up) can also explore script- writing, scene study and character development.
250 Old River Rd., Edgewater
Students ease into the performing arts with classes in dancing, singing and music, along with plenty of games and arts and crafts.
24 Rector St., Newark
Kids 10 and up meet for five weeks to hone their singing and acting skills in the “Young Artist Summer Intensive Program” before performing in a final showcase.
67 Church St., Montclair
“Little Summer Stars” ages 5–7 get an intro to live performing, while kids 8 and up pick from”The Main Stage” or improv courses that include trips to NYC.
572 Allen Rd., Basking Ridge
Soon-to-be-stars (ages 9–12) get time in the spotlight in programs like “Musical Theatre,” and “Introduction to Comedy,” while the preschool set start in “Introduction to Musical Theatre.”
475 DeMott Ln., Somerset
Kids ages 6–8 learn the fundamentals of dance, song and acting on stage, while kids 8–12 showcase their talents in the “Apprentice Workshop.”