Summer Musical Theater Training Program for Grades 6-12

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From the high school musical to the bright lights of Broadway, whatever your musical theater aspirations, your foundation will be in technique training.

 

The Summer Musical Theater Training Program is an exciting and fun 3-week program in Rockville, MD designed to provide strong technical training in singing, dancing, and acting to teen and tween musical theater artists. Registered students will be placed companies based on skill level, age, and character type. A showcase of student work will be presented on the final Friday of the program.

 

Choose from 3 courses of study:

Contemporary

Broadway Revivals

Golden Age/MGM

Registered students will be placed by ATMTC staff into a Company (A, B or C) with up to 19 of their peers based on a combination of factors including skill level, age and character type. Company assignments will be made based on observation, assessment and a series of exercises on the first day of each session. Companies will train together in the core classes and will work exclusively and collaboratively during the rehearsal process to perform assigned musical numbers, vignettes and scenes on the last day of the session for audience members.*

 

Meet the Instructors (Coming Soon)

Typical Day/Daily Schedule

Wednesday Master Class

What to Wear/Bring

Extended Care Options


Space is limited. Each camp tuition fee includes a nonrefundable $300 deposit. A $14 nonrefundable registration fee is applied at checkout.

Session I- Broadway Revival Study (Grades 6-12)

June 16- July 3

Company showcases will focus on the study and performance specific to recently tony-nominated Broadway Revivals such as Guys & Dolls, West Side Story, Chorus Line, Sweet Charity, Ragtime, Oklahoma! and others.

Register online for ATMTC's Summer Musical Theater Training Program

Monday-Friday

9-4pm

$1150

 

Session II – Golden Age Musical Study (Grades 6-12)

July 7-25

Company showcases will focus on the study and performance specific to classic Golden Age studio produced movie musicals such as Meet Me in St. Louis, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Wizard of Oz, An American in Paris, Ziegfield Follies, Singing in the Rain and others.

Register online for ATMTC's Summer Musical Theater Training Program

Monday-Friday

9-4pm

$1200

 

Session III- Contemporary Musical Study (Grades 6-12)

July 28- August 15

Company showcases will focus on the study and performance specific to contemporary musicals such as Legally Blonde, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Spring Awakening, Rent, Wicked, In the Heights, Footloose and others.

Register online for ATMTC's Summer Musical Theater Training Program

Monday-Friday

9-4pm

$1200

 

 

 

A Typical Day at ATMTC's Summer Musical Theater Training Program

The program consists of a daily schedule in the three core areas of study: dance, acting and voice, weekly specialized master class sessions with professional musical theater artists and afternoon genre-specific company rehearsals. The program culminates in a showcase of selected musical theater works on the final Friday of the program.*

*Note: Roles or performances in the showcase are at the strict, sole discretion of the Director.

 

Daily Core Training Classes

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Voice Technique and Music Theory

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Dance Technique including Ballet, Jazz and/or Tap

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Acting Technique

 

Daily Schedule

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9:00AM to 10:30AM                        Core Training Block 1

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10:40AM to 12:10PM                     Core Training Block 2

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12:10PM to 12:50PM                     Lunch/Break

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12:50PM to 2:20PM                       Core Training Block 3

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2:30PM to 3:50PM                          Company A, B & C Rehearsals/Full Company Master Class

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3:50PM to 4:00PM                          Cool down/Announcements/Dismissal

 

Wednesday Master Class May Include:

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Stage Combat

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Lyric Analysis

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Hip-Hop

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Mock Audition Session

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Improv

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Broadway Choreography

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Crafting a Monologue

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Yoga for Actors

 

 

What you will need to wear/bring:

All company members will be required to adhere to a dress code, the details of which are below:

Boys

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SHOES: Black ballet slippers & black jazz shoes*

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APPAREL: Black athletic shorts & black or white non-logo form-fitting t-shirt or tank top**

Girls

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SHOES: Pink ballet slippers and black jazz shoes*

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GENERAL APPAREL: Black jazz pants & black or white non-logo form-fitting shirt or tank top (that completely covers midriff)

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BALLET APPAREL: Black leotard with pink or tan tights (optional: black dance shorts)***

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Hair longer than two inches in length pulled back and/or secured away from face

All Must Bring:

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Labeled lunch bag/drink (Lunches will not be refrigerated)

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A three-ring binder for music and/or scripts

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Water bottle

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A digital recorder on which to record music for rehearsal at home

 

*If students are able to bring and/or purchase only one type of dance shoe, ballet slippers are acceptable.
**ATMTC branded shirts are an acceptable alternative to black or white tops for both boys & girls. Available for purchase on our website or at http://www.cafepress.com/adventuretheatre_mtc
***Girls must bring or wear the above described BALLET APPAREL for all ballet classes. GENERAL APPAREL is acceptable during all other classes & workshops.  

 

Extended Care Options

 

Early AM Arrival

7:30-9:00AM

$90 for 3 weeks plus $5 nonrefundable registration fee

Late PM Departure

4:00-5:30PM

$90 for 3 weeks plus a $5 nonrefundable registration fee

AM & PM Care  

 

$150 for 3 weeks plus a $5 nonrefundable registration fee

Daily Extended Care Drop-In Rate

 

$20 AM and/or PM. 24 business hours advance notice required.

Click here for Extended Care Registration

 

Questions? Contact ATMTC’s Registrar.


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