Performing Arts Camp 2017

PERFORMING ARTS CAMP

(Completed Grades 4-10)

Mondays – Fridays  8:45am-4:00pm

Tiana Christoforidis – Director (ext.148) Tiana.Christoforidis@ymcali.org

Session 1

June 26 – July 14

Bay Shore Middle School

Session 2 July 17 – August 4

Bay Shore Middle School

Session 3 August 7 – August 25

YMCA Boulton Center

Welcome to Performing Arts Summer Camp Program!!

We are excited to offer three 3 week sessions to allow the beginner and experienced performer alike the chance to perform in a variety of shows!

Campers work with professional directors/choreographers towards productions of hit shows all taught and performed in a challenging and positive theatre environment.


“Bye Bye Birdie” Young Performers Edition

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(Session 1)

The BYE BYE BIRDIE Young Performers’ Edition is a one-hour adaptation, specially tailored for school aged children. The materials have been prepared to help your school or organization mount the best possible production and to give your children an exciting and rewarding experience.

A loving send-up of the 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll, BYE BYE BIRDIE remains as fresh and vibrant as ever. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses all-American girl Kim McAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Featuring a tuneful high-energy score, plenty of great parts for kids, and a hilarious script, BIRDIE remains one of the most popular shows in schools across the country.

Hit songs include “Put on a Happy Face,” “One Last Kiss,” “One Boy,” “A Lot of Livin’ to Do,” “Kids!” and “Rosie.”


“Seussical Jr.”

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(Session 2)

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that’s been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird.  Although Horton faces ridicule, danger and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him.  Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!


“Disney Mulan Jr.”

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(Session 3)

Based on Disney’s Oscar-nominated film, Disney’s Mulan JR. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. With hit songs and a story packed with action, humor and heart, Disney’s Mulan JR. brings ancient China to life with a modern sensibility.

The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous dragon sidekick, Mushu, to save the Emperor! Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. As the great battle with the Huns approaches, Mulan must choose between revealing her true identity as a girl or saving all of China with her clever plan.

Disney’s Mulan JR. is an effective way to introduce students to ancient Chinese culture and calls for a large ensemble of actors playing soldiers, family members and brides-to-be.


Free lunch will be provided by Bay Shore UFSD!

For Artist in Training at PA Camp

(modeled after our CIT program),

contact Tiana Christoforidis at 631-665-4255 x148.

The CIT Program runs in three 3 week sessions.

Options Available: Monday – Friday

Shows/Schedules subject to change.

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