- Broadway Summer Academy
Broadway Summer Academy
PUSH YOUR PERFORMANCE SKILLS TO NEW HEIGHTS!
Dreaming of being in a show or already performing in musicals? The BROADWAY ACADEMY is designed for middle school students in grades 6-8 who thrill at the thought of performing in a musical. These SIX days of camp bring experienced guest Broadway performers to lead sessions in the triple threat areas of musical theater – acting, dancing, and singing.
Daily workshops and rehearsals will help you dig into the world of Broadway and prepare you for your next chapter as a young performer. Faculty will begin with each participant at their ability level and lead them through activities designed to appropriately stretch their skills.
No audition is necessary, although previous experience in music, dance or acting is recommended; a willingness to jump in and try in all areas is required.
For students entering grades 6-8, fall of 2021.
One SIX-day session of SUMMER BROADWAY ACADEMY will be offered: July 12-17, 2021
Hours: Camp begins at 9 AM and ends promptly at 4 PM (Monday-Friday) and from 9 AM until approximately 4:30 PM on Saturday. Students may be dropped off in the morning between 8:45-9 AM.
Final showcase: SATURDAY at 3:00 PM. (Details for attending/viewing the showcase will be provided later.)
Location: All activities will be held at the Des Moines Civic Center, 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines.
Fee for the six-day BROADWAY SUMMER ACADEMY is $450, which includes a daily snack; participants are asked to bring a sack lunch each day.
(Pay in full at time of registration or in three equal installments. Payment plans only available for registrations received prior to April 10, 2021.)
We want to make sure that camp is accessible to all. Please complete the SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION if financial assistance is needed to allow your student to participate.
To complete the online application form, you will need your contact information, Statement of Interest (preferably written by the student and uploaded as a Word document or PDF), and average monthly household income.
Please submit a scholarship request BEFORE registering. A spot will be held for you.
Scholarship funding is awarded based on need and time of request and are awarded on a case-by-case basis. Submitting this form does not guarantee a scholarship.
Questions: Contact Lynnae Lathrop at LynnaeL@DMPA.org.
Due to the short time frame of the camp, participation in the culminating showcase is dependent on full attendance throughout the week. Missed rehearsals may necessitate that a participant's role be modified or reduced for the success of the overall showcase.
CAMP CANCELLATION POLICIES
Your participation is very important to the overall success of your selected camp, but we understand that summer plans sometimes change. In the event that you are no longer able to participate, please submit notice of your camp cancellation to email@example.com or call 515-246-2300 to leave a message for one of our team members.
- All refunds are subject to a $40 cancellation fee.
- Written notice of cancellation must be received four weeks prior to the first date of the camp in order for a refund (minus the cancellation fee) to be issued.
- If a cancellation is submitted less than four weeks prior to the camp start date, a refund minus the cancellation fee will only be issued if we are able to secure a new registration to fill the vacated spot. (Exceptions will be made for COVID-19 illness or exposure.)
- Should camp be cancelled by DMPA, a full refund will be given.
Questions? Please contact our summer camp coordinator Lynnae at LynnaeL@DMPA.org or leave a message at 515-246-2360.
For a printable PDF of DMPA's Cancellation Policy, CLICK HERE.
FOR THE COMPLETE POLICY: CLICK HERE.
The safety of our students and colleagues is a top priority at DMPA.
By sending your student to one of our camps, you agree to abide by all policies and procedures regarding COVID-19. Requirements will be modified as COVID-19 conditions evolve in accordance with local and national regulations and safety recommendations.
If adherence to the attendance guidance limits a student’s ability to participate in camp, a pro-rated refund will be provided.
For the safety of all parties, a mask is required for all individuals regardless of age while inside the building. The following mask styles are NOT allowed: neck gaiters, bandanas, or masks with exhalation valves or vents. Should you forget your mask, one will be provided.
During all camps, classes, and educational programs, students will be asked to respect safe social distancing practices. Camp groups will be spread out as much as possible to maintain physical separation of at least 6 feet between groups.
WHAT CAN FAMILIES DO TO MAKE SURE ALL WHO ATTEND CAMP REMAIN WELL AND HEALTHY?
- Monitor your student’s health. If ill or running a temperature, your student should remain at home.
- Remind your student to cover their coughs and sneezes and to wash their hands frequently.
- Review proper handwashing techniques with your student and make sure they understand why it is important.
- Send your student with a camp-appropriate face mask and make sure it covers mouth and nose as well as fitting well on the sides of the mask.
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Contact the camp coordinator at LynnaeL@DMPA.org.
As of 2.12.2021: DMPA COVID-19 Protocols. Printable PDF available - CLICK HERE.
Before and After Camp Care sessions are offered for an additional $6.00 fee per session which may be added during the registration payment process.
Before care sessions open beginning at 7:30 AM; after care ends promptly at 5:30 PM.
Already registered and need to add before and after camp care? Click HERE.
If your preferred session is full, please add your name to our wait list by clicking HERE and indicate your student's age and which session(s) you are interested in attending. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
For questions about camp content or structure, contact our camp coordinator Lynnae at LynnaeL@DMPA.org or leave a message at 515-246-2360 or 515-689-4362.
If in need of registration assistance, please email info@DMPA.org or call 515-246-2300 to leave a message for one of our team members.
JOIN US FOR THE 2021
BROADWAY SUMMER ACADEMY
It's 21st century skills that they need to have the rest of their lives. It's not just something that when they leave fourth grade, they are done with it.
-Andrea, teacher, Studebaker Elementary, Des Moines