Rochester's premier performing arts youth camp, Summer Stars, is a three-week intensive Broadway summer day-camp for students grade 5-12, held on stage at the Auditorium Theatre from 8:30AM - 5:00PM. The camp is taught by Broadway professionals from New York City and talented college interns majoring in performing arts. Summer Stars is presented by the Rochester Broadway Theatre League (RBTL.
The curriculum is organized by RBTL's Associate Directors of Education and Community Engagement, Holly Valentine, and Annette Ramos, and Nikki Snelson, Artistic Director. Through rehearsals and performances, campers develop their talents and have the opportunity to grow, to learn and to explore new ideas. The camp focuses on providing quality experiences that enrich and inspire students in areas of acting, dancing and singing. The camp culminates in a Gala Showcase performance at the end of the three weeks, where students demonstrate what they have learned.
The Summer Stars mission is to provide an enriching, non-competitive environment in which children can further develop an appreciation for the performing arts whether they are novices or seasoned veterans. Activities are designed to develop life skills: to teach, to encourage, to build self-confidence, to further self-esteem and to become a responsible member of a team.
Summer Stars Ten will take place July 5-22, 2016, with the Gala Showcase Performance on July 22nd.at 7pm. General Admission tickets will be available at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre Box Office.
Summer Stars Intern Opportunity
Being a Summer Stars Intern is one of the most exciting and rewarding jobs to have. Not only do you get to spend your summer working with Broadway professionals, you also get to meet and work with the most talented and driven musical theatre students in the greater Rochester, NY area.
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Contact Holly Valentine with questions at
(585) 277-3338 or Holly@rbtl.org
The purpose of the Summer Stars Scholarship Assistance Program is to
provide financial support to young people who would not otherwise have
the resources to participate. Recommendations for scholarships are made
by a committee that consists of the Administrative Staff for Summer
Stars and members selected from the RBTL Education Committee. The
committee bases its recommendations on the qualifications and criteria
as presented in the application. Students must demonstrate financial
need based on the scholarship application.