Summer Musical Theatre Training Program in Rockville, MD

Adventure Theatre MTC's Musical Theater Training Program, 2015. Photo by Dan Corey.

Grades 6+


9am – 4pm Daily

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

Led by highly experienced and sought-after teaching artists, this inclusive three week training program is committed to the development of the next generation of performers by providing focused instruction in an immersive musical theater environment. Each student will be placed into a company based on factors including ability, age, and experience. Companies will train together in technique-specific classes and will work collaboratively during the rehearsal process on assigned musical numbers, vignettes, and scenes to be presented on the last day of the session for family and friends.*


Choose from 2 courses of study:

Session I: Contemporary Musical Theatre Study with Day Trip to NYC

Session II: Student Production: Les Misérables (School Edition)

Summer Scholarship Info

Auditions for Scholarships

Scholarship Application

You must do both for consideration.


Typical Day/Daily Schedule

Monday Master Class

What to Wear/Bring

Program FAQ

Space is limited. Each camp tuition fee includes a nonrefundable $300 deposit.

Session I: Contemporary Musical Theater Study with Day Trip to NYC


Learn contemporary musical repertoire from Broadway hits like Come From Away, Beautiful, Kinky Boots, Dear Evan Hansen, and School of Rock and participate in a one day bus trip to and from NYC to see a Broadway show and take part in a master class with a Broadway performer.

Trip to NYC: July 3, 2018

Register online for Session I.


June 25– July 13, 2018*

Monday – Friday

9 – 4pm



*No Camp July 4, 2018


Session II: Student Production: Les Misérables (School Edition)


Epic, grand and uplifting, Les Misérables School Edition packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. The sung-through piece has been abridged to a running time of just over two hours, while carefully maintaining the integrity of one of the greatest musicals ever written. Over the course of this session, students will have daily technique training, and rehearsals which will culminate in a full stage production on the Adventure Theatre stage in Glen Echo Park.

Directed by our Aristic Director, Michael J. Bobbitt


Register online for Session II.

July 16– August 10, 2018

Monday – Friday

9 – 4pm



Click here for the schedule.


A Typical Day at ATMTC's Summer Musical Theatre 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


Voice Technique and Music Theory


Dance Technique including Ballet, Jazz and/or Tap


Acting Technique


Daily Schedule


9:00 – 9:20 am                       

All Company Warm Ups


9:20 – 10:30 am                

Core Training Block 1


10:30 – 11:40 am

Core Training Block 2


11:40 am –12:10 pm



12:10 – 1:30 pm

All Company Rehearsal/Master Class Monday


1:30 –  2:40 pm

Core Training Block 3


2:40 –  3:50 pm

Core Training Block 4


3:50 – 4:00 pm                     

Cool down/Announcements/Dismissal


Monday Master Class May Include:


Mock Audition Session


Broadway Choreography


Crafting a Monologue


Stage Combat


Lyric Analysis




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:



SHOES: Black ballet slippers & black jazz shoes*


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



SHOES: Pink ballet slippers and black jazz shoes*


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


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


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

All Must Bring:


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


A three-ring binder for music and/or scripts

- Pencil


Water bottle


A digital recorder on which to record music for rehearsal at home (phones and tablets must be used in airplane mode for recording)


*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 in our lobby.
***Girls must bring or wear the above described BALLET APPAREL for all ballet classes. GENERAL APPAREL is acceptable during all other classes & workshops.  

Questions? Contact the registrar.

Scholarship Auditions

Summer Camp - Glen Echo Park

Student Auditions