Theater arts, ballet, hip-hop, modern, lyrical and more.

BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY: AMERICAN GIRLFRIEND

Ages served: 6-10

Dates/Times: 7/18-7/22; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Campers should bring their favorite doll to dance with as we celebrate girls and all they can be! Participants will learn and create dances inspired by their doll's historic character and time period - all the while celebrating their own individuality.

Cost: $135

Camp Location: 322 Mount Vernon Ave., Columbus 43215

Contact: 614-224-1672, balletmet.org

BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY:DANCING THEATRE TALES

Ages served: 5-7

Dates/Times: 6/20-6/24; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Ballet dancers tell a story with movement. Actors tell a story with their voice. In this camp, students will learn a classic fairytale from BalletMet and Columbus Children's Theatre professionals. Students will perform on the last day of camp.

Cost: $185

Camp Location: McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St., Worthington 43085

Contact: 614-431-0329,mcconnellarts.org

BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY:DANCING THROUGH THE DECADES

Ages served: 7-12

Dates/Times: 6/6-6/10; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Our full-day dance camp builds friendship, self-esteem and confidence while fostering a love of dance. The week will culminate with an informal sharing on Friday.

Cost: $265; after care until 5:30 p.m. is an additional $75 for the week

Camp Location: 322 Mount Vernon Ave., Columbus 43215

Contact: 614-224-1672,balletmet.org

BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY:DANCING TO BROADWAY

Ages served: 7-12

Dates/Times: 8/8-8/12; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: This all-day, weeklong camp is created specifically to expose students to a wide variety of choreography from Broadway musicals. The campers will also have an opportunity to create props and sets for an informal sharing on Friday.

Cost: $265; after care until 5:30 p.m. is additional $75 for the week

Camp Location: 322 Mount Vernon Ave., Columbus 43215

Contact: 614-224-1672,balletmet.org

BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY:FASHION RUNWAY CAMP

Ages served: 3-4

Dates/Times: 8/1-8/5; Less than 2 hours

Description: Each day campers will learn, move, create and design. Costumes and creativity will be showcased on the runway during Friday's class. All mini camps include a special meet-and-greet visit from a BalletMet dancer in costume.

Cost: $75

Camp Location: 322 Mount Vernon Ave., Columbus 43215

Contact: 614-224-1672,balletmet.org

BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY:NINJA WARRIORS

Ages served: 5-6

Dates/Times: 8/1-8/5; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Each day campers will participate in a martial arts-inspired dance class, create and eat a healthy snack, take home the recipe and complete a different obstacle course that gets more challenging as the week progresses. All mini camps include a special meet-and-greet visit from a BalletMet dancer in costume.

Cost: $135

Camp Location: 322 Mount Vernon Ave., Columbus 43215

Contact: 614-224-1672,balletmet.org

BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY:Once Upon a Sugar Plum

Ages served: 4-6

Dates/Times: 7/25-7/29; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Do you love all things princess? A creative and imaginative story unfolds on a fairytale journey with the Sugar Plum Fairy and all her princess friends from famous classical ballets. All mini camps include a special meet-and-greet visit from a BalletMet dancer in costume.

Cost: $135

Camp Location: McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St., Worthington 43085

Contact: 614-431-0329,mcconnellarts.org

BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY:STARS AND STRIPES

Ages served: 3-4

Dates/Times: 6/27-6/30; Less than 2 hours

Description: Celebrate the freedom of dance at our Fourth of July-themed camp! Inspired by Sousa's patriotic music and marching parades, the adventure culminates with a dancing stars fireworks performance on Thursday. All mini camps include a special meet-and-greet visit from a BalletMet dancer in costume.

Cost: $65

Camp Location: McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St., Worthington 43085

Contact: 614-431-0329,mcconnellarts.org


BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY:"TIME FOR TEA" DANCE PARTY

Ages served: 4-6

Dates/Times: 6/6-6/10; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Campers will have a head-to-toe adventure with the help of tiaras, fairy wings, tutus and more. The week concludes with an in-studio performance. All mini camps include a special meet-and-greet visit from a BalletMet dancer in costume.

Cost: $135

Camp Location: 322 Mount Vernon Ave., Columbus 43215

Contact: 614-224-1672,balletmet.org


BALLETMET DANCE ACADEMY:TRIPLE THREAT

Ages served: 8-12

Dates/Times: 8/1-8/5; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Students will work with professionals from BalletMet and Columbus Children's Theatre to hone the three skills of a triple threat: singing, dancing and acting. Students will participate in a special performance on the last day of camp.

Cost: $185

Camp Location: McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St., Worthington 43085

Contact: 614-431-0329, mcconnellarts.org


BARTELT DANCERS: SUMMER DANCE CAMPS

Ages Served: 3-15

Dates/Times: Contact for specific dates; Less than 2 hours

Camp Location: Bartelt Dancers, 3590 Riverside Drive, Columbus 43221

For more information: Kathy Bartelt, barteltdancers@gmail.com, 614-326-4075, thebarteltdancers.com

BROADWAY2LA ACTING STUDIO: 30 HOUR COMMERCIAL & FILM FESTIVAL

Ages served:7-17

Dates/Times:6/27-7/1 and 7/25-7/29; Full day (6+ hours)

Cost:$175

Camp Location:Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus 43206

About our camp

Campers will have 30 hours in this one-week camp to write, direct and star in a commercial that will be sent to a local business, which will decide the winning teams. All campers will perform in a "Talent Agency Showcase" at the end of camp.

Contact Information

Chad J. Willett

info@broadway2la.com

614-572-9005

broadway2la.com
















BROADWAY2LA ACTING STUDIO: BROADWAY2LA

Ages served: 7-17

Dates/Times: 6/20-6/24 and 8/1-8/5; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Campers will experience what is like to act in Hollywood and on Broadway. Each day campers will receive a script, memorize their lines and perform two Broadway pieces and two Hollywood pieces in the "Talent Agency Showcase."

Cost: $175

Camp Location: Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus 43215

Contact: Chad J. Willett, info@broadway2la.com, 614-572-9005,broadway2LA.com

BROADWAY2LA ACTING STUDIO: SCRIPT 2 SCREEN

Ages served: 7-17

Dates/Times: 7/11-7/15; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Campers will create a comedic and a dramatic TV show from scratch that will be aired on the Broadway2LA YouTube page. The show with the most views will receive a private event party along with B2LA trophies. All campers will perform in a "Talent Agency Showcase" on Friday.

Cost: $175

Camp Location: Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus 43215

Contact: Chad J. Willett, info@broadway2la.com, 614-572-9005, broadway2LA.com

LOVEWELL INSTITUTE: WRITE A MUSICAL IN TWO WEEKS

A Lovewell Institute and Short North Stage Collaboration

Ages served: Entering high school-exiting high school

Dates/Times: 6/6-6/19; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Conceive, write, compose, choreograph, design and perform an original piece of music theater while collaborating with fellow students and artists from around the country.

Cost: $25 application fee, $650 tuition. Scholarships are available.

Camp Location: Short North Stage at the Garden Theatre, 1187 N. High St., Columbus 43201

Contact: Carrie Gilchrist, Lovewell Artistic Director, info@lovewell.org, 945-270-6452, lovewell.org

CATCO IS KIDS: SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS

Ages served: 4-18

Dates/times: 6/13 -8/5; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Theater camps for all ages. Campers will create a mini-show in just one week. Each week covers a different theme: musicals, film, writing your own show and more. Campers are immersed in theatre exercises and activities.

Cost: Varies

Camp location: CATCO is Kids Summer Theatre Camps at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus 43215

For more information: Andrew Protopapas, aprotopapas@catco.org, 614-645-7577, catco.org/education/summer-camps

CITY OF UPPER ARLINGTON: MUSICAL THEATRE DAY CAMP

Ages served: 11-14

Dates/times: 6/13-6/17; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Each intensive week takes students through the process of putting together a production, from audition to performance. Week one is for beginning students with little to no experience.

Cost: $250 residents, $300 nonresidents

Camp location: Amelita Mirolo Barn, 4395 Carriage Hill Lane, Upper Arlington 43221

For more information: Lynette Santoro-Au, lsantoroau@uaoh.net, 614-583-5312, uaoh.net

CITY OF UPPER ARLINGTON: MUSICAL THEATRE DAY CAMP

Ages served: 11-14

Dates/times: 6/20-6/24; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Each intensive week takes students through the process of putting together a production, from audition to performance. Week two is for intermediate/advanced students who have some theater experience.

Cost: $250 residents, $300 nonresidents

Camp location: Amelita Mirolo Barn, 4395 Carriage Hill Lane, Upper Arlington 43220

For more information: Lynette Santoro-Au, lsantoroau@uaoh.net, 614-583-5312, uaoh.net

COLUMBUS CHILDREN'S THEATRE: AMERICAN GIRL THEME HALF-DAY CAMP

Ages served: Incoming first grade-incoming third grade

Dates/times: 6/27-7/1; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Students will explore the American Girl stories on stage. Campers are invited to bring their dolls along on a dramatic play exploration. They will create original characters while learning about story sequencing.

Cost: $185

Camp location: JCC New Albany, 150 E. Dublin Granville Road, New Albany

For more information: Ryan Scarlata, ryan@columbuschildrenstheatre.org, 614-224-6673, columbuschildrenstheatre.org/take-a-class.html

COLUMBUS CHILDREN'S THEATRE: ANNIE HALF-DAY CAMP

Ages served: Incoming third grade-incoming fifth grade

Dates/times: 6/6-6/10; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: The story of little orphan Annie is one of Broadway's best. Students will learn acting and singing skills as they learn and perform the story of the lively kid in search of her loving parents. Full of quirky characters and memorable music.

Cost: $185

Camp location: McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St., Worthington

For more information: Ryan Scarlata, ryan@columbuschildrenstheatre.org, 614-224-6673, columbuschildrenstheatre.org/take-a-class.html

COLUMBUS CHILDREN'S THEATRE: BROADWAY BOOT CAMP

Ages Served: Incoming kindergartner-incoming fifth grade

Dates/Times: 6/27-7/1; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: This camp is perfect for beginning and intermediate performers. Students will learn fundamentals of acting, singing and dance, while developing the confidence needed to take the stage in a musical. Class concludes with a vaudeville-style showcase.

Cost: $185

Camp Location: CCT Studios, 177 E. Naghten St., Columbus 43215

For more information: Kati Serbu, kati@columbuschildrenstheatre.org, 614-224-6673, columbuschildrenstheatre.org/take-a-class.html

COLUMBUS CHILDREN'S THEATRE: HOGWARTS SUMMER DAY CAMP

Ages served: Incoming second grade-incoming fifth grade

Dates/times: 6/13-6/17; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: It wouldn't be summer at CCT without a trip to The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Participants in this fun camp spend the week learning theatrical lore and casting dramatic spells as they build acting skills and confidence.

Cost: $295

Camp location: CCT Studio, 177 E. Naghten St, Columbus 43215

For more information: Ryan Scarlata, ryan@columbuschildrenstheatre.org, 614-224-6673, columbuschildrenstheatre.org/take-a-class.html

COLUMBUS DANCEARTS ACADEMY

Princess, Elsa and Friends, Break dance, Hip Hop and break dance, Pop Star,Supe Hero, Musical Theater, Jazz Leaps and Turns

Ages served: 3-13

Dates/times: Call for specific dates and times

Cost: $85 for four days, two hours per day

Camp location: Columbus DanceArts Academy, 6175 Shamrock Court, Suite H, Dublin 43016

About our camp

Summer Dance Camps at CDA offer a variety of creative and exciting movement and dance activities for various age groups. All camps are age appropriate with a positive learning environment. Camps encourage self expression and physical development.

Summer Dance Camps are taught by experienced, qualified dance instructors.

Princess camps, Elsa and Friends, Pop Star, Break Dance-Hip Hop, Super Hero, Musical Theater and more. Ages 3-13. Dance camps include themes and crafts, movement expression and dance skills. Classes are taught by qualified dance teachers with a positive approach. Self expression and team building skills are encouraged.Camps are offered throughout the summer.Discover the excitement of dance at CDA!"

Contact Information

Sue Whitney

sue@columbusdancecda.com

614-789-0052

columbusdance.com













DRAMATIC IMPACT: DRAMA CAMP

Ages Served: 6-14

Dates/Times: 6/13-8/12; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Robin Hood or Treasure Island brought to life by actors with Performance. Locations in Dublin, Westerville, Powell, Worthington and Delaware Arts Castle.

Cost: $160-190

Camp Location: Various

For more information: Candace Darman, candace@dramatic-impact.com, 740-524-8832, dramatic-impact.com

DRAMA KIDS OF NORTH COLUMBUS: ONCE UPON A TIME

Ages Served:6-10

Dates/Times:6/13-6/16 and 7/18-21; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Campers explore their favorite characters from storybooks around the world using the art of masks, speech, improvisation and movement.

Cost: $150

Location: Olentangy Freedom Trail Elementary School, 6743 Bale Kenyon Road, Lewis Center 43035

About our camp

A camp for incoming second- through fifth-graders. Campers will craft their own masks and combine them with activities and dramatic speech to develop characters from their imagination and from well-known stories. Unleash the creative energy in your child and introduce them to the wonderful world of dramatic fun as only Drama Kids can deliver.

Contact Information

Holly Hanson

drama@dknorthcolumbus.com

740-201-1070

dramakids.com/oh1



DRAMA KIDS OF NORTH COLUMBUS: DKI ACTING ACADEMY PLAYHOUSE

Ages Served: 11-13

Dates/Times: 7/18-7/21; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Our summer workshop will develop students' creative abilities as they learn to work with others to write, produce, and act in a play-that they create! Participants will be challenged with limited time and team resources to get their show together.

Cost: $295

Location: Olentangy Orange Middle School, 2680 E. Orange Road, Lewis Center 43035

About our camp

Campers will have 30 hours in this one-week camp to write, direct and star in a commercial that will be sent to a local business, which will decide the winning teams. All campers will perform in a "Talent Agency Showcase" at the end of camp.

Contact Information

Holly Hanson

drama@dknorthcolumbus.com

740-201-1070

dramakids.com/oh1



DRAMA KIDS OF NORTH COLUMBUS: ADVENTURELAND!

Ages Served:4-5

Dates/Times:6/13-6/16 and 7/18-7/21; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Cost: $150

Location:Olentangy Freedom Trail Elementary School, 6743 Bale Kenyon Road, Lewis Center 43035

About our camp

Calling all middle schoolers! Would you like to begin acting classes or further develop your theatrical skills? Learn the art of playwriting, directing and production through creating interesting dialogues, conflict and confrontations, design sets, props and teamwork. You'll have fun putting on the big show in the DKI Acting Academy Playhouse!

Contact Information

Holly Hanson

drama@dknorthcolumbus.com

740-201-1070

dramakids.com/oh1

GET ON STAGE

Ages Served: 5-8

Dates/Times: 6/6-6/10; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: The story and songs from Disney's hit movie have taken the world by storm. Students in this camp will help bring Anna and Elsa's story to life and learn to "Let It Go" as a performer using songs and scenes from Frozen.

Cost: FEE: $185, MAC Members: $166

Camp Location: 777 Evening Street, Worthington 43085

For more information: Kendra Roberts, 614-431-0329, mcconnellarts.org

PEGGY R. MCCONNELL ARTS CENTER OF WORTHINGTON: AMERICAN GIRLFRIEND

Ages Served: 5-9

Dates/Times: 7/18-7/22; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Bring your favorite doll to dance with as we celebrate girls and all that they can be! Learn and create dances about the historic characters and time periods as each dancer discovers her own way to shine.

Cost: FEE: $135, MAC Members $122

Camp Location: 777 Evening Street, Worthington 43085

For more information: Kendra Roberts, 614-431-0329, mcconnellarts.org

PEGGY R. MCCONNELL ARTS CENTER OF WORTHINGTON: MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE FULL DAY CAMP

Ages Served: 12-13

Dates/Times: 6/20-6/24; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: This incredible camp will bring theater and technology together. Learn about acting, animation and interactive theater from the pros at Columbus Children's Theatre and The McConnell Arts Center. Please register early as space is limited.

Cost: FEE: $295. Mac Member $265

Camp Location: 777 Evening Street, Worthington 43085

For more information: Kendra Roberts, 614-431-0329, mcconnellarts.org

PEGGY R. MCCONNELL ARTS CENTER OF WORTHINGTON: TRIPLE THREAT

Ages Served: 8-12

Dates/Times: 8/2-8/6; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: BalletMet and Columbus Children's Theatre join forces to help students hone the three skills of a Triple Threat: Singing, Dancing and Acting. Students will perform on the McConnell's Bronwynn Theatre Stage on the last day of camp

Cost: Fee: $185, MAC Members, $167

Camp Location: 777 Evening Street, Worthington 43085

For more information: Kendra Roberts, 614-431-0329, mcconnellarts.org

THE ACADEMY IRISH DANCE COMPANY: INTRO TO IRISH DANCE CAMP

Ages Served: 4-12

Dates/Times: 6/14-6/16; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Cost: Sign up before May 1st - $65 ($10 saving). Sign up after May 1st - $75

Camp Location: The Academy Irish Dance Co., 6061 Chandler Court, Westerville 43082

About our camp

The Academy Irish Dance Co is conveniently located off state route 3 in Westerville. Our Intro to Irish camps are always a LOT of fun and are a great way to see if Irish Dance is a good fit for your child. At The Academy, we strive to get the best out of each and every child, while ensuring they are learning this magnificent art form in a happy, safe and positive environment. Sign your child up to try one of our Summer Camps this year - we promise it will be one of the highlights of their summer!

Contact Information

Byron Tuttle

theacademy-irishdance@hotmail.com

(614) 600 8551

theacademy-irishdance.com













SHADOWBOX LIVE: SHADOWBOX LIVE SUMMER BOOTCAMP

Ages served: 15-21

Dates/times: 7/18 -8/6; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Cost: $1,000. Full- and half scholarships plus work-study opportunities are available.

Camp location: Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., Columbus 43215

Summer Bootcamp audition dates are Saturday May 21st and June 4th

The Shadowbox Summer Bootcamp is sponsored by ECOT, AEP, Battelle, Huntington, and the Rosen Family Fund."

About our camp


We focus on the rock arts. It's a very demanding program where students are selected by application and audition.

Shadowbox Live - A World Leader in the Rock Arts - puts high school and college students center stage with its innovative, arts intensive program. Gaining the attention of students regionally and internationally, the 3-week Shadowbox Live Summer Bootcamp, gives select students "real life" experience as artists earning an opportunity to learn:

• Comedy Acting,

• Singing

• Dance

• Musical Instruments

• Arts Administration.

Through this arts intensive students learn:

• Personal responsibility and preparation

• Teamwork

• To accept constructive criticism

• To take direction effectively

• To master their fear of failure

• To control nerves when presented with an unfamiliar situation

This STEM Arts program culminates in two public showcase performances where students perform alongside professionals in an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind performance experience on the Shadowbox Live stage.

Contact Information

Stacie Boord

sboord@shadowboxlive.org

614-554-1534

shadowboxlive.org

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THE WORKS: OHIO CENTER FOR HISTORY, ART & TECHNOLOGY: MAGIC CAMP

Ages Served: 11-17

Dates/Times: 6/13-6/17; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: International Magician of the Year Kevin Spencer teaches campers how to perform tricks with everyday objects. Campers perform a live show at the Midland Theatre at the camp's conclusion.

Cost: $175 Works members, $200 nonmembers

Camp Location: The Midland Theatre, 36 N. Park Place, Newark 43055

For more information: info@attheworks.org, 740-349-9277

VAUD-VILLITIES PRODUCTIONS: SUMMER YOUTH SHOW CAMP

Ages Served: 7-17

Dates/Times: 6/13-6/18; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Cost: $195 / $100 for second child in a family

Camp Location: Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd, Columbus 43229

About our camp

This annual Summer Youth Show Camp hosts young performers, ages 7-17 for a half-day theatrical experience. Students learn music, dances, performance etiquette, costume, make-up, set and technical design & enjoy great camaraderie with peers!

Contact Information

CJ Curtis

info@vvproductions.com

614-442-0836

vvshows.org