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Dance, Music, & Performing Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Dance, Music, & Performing Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

These summer programs in Manhattan will give your little performers a taste of Broadway.



If your child loves to perform on stage, consider performing arts camps, music camps, or dance camps in Manhattan. Get more information on how to register online.


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Dance Camps

BALLET ACADEMY EAST
1651 Third Ave., New York
212-410-9140

Ballet Academy East's Summerdance is a fun-filled summer program for ages 3-6. Designed to foster imagination and inspire a love of the arts, the curriculum includes dance, art, musical theater, origami, and more! Customize your own schedule! Enroll weekly, monthly, or for the full eight-week session.

Music Camps

BLOOMINGDALE SCHOOL OF MUSIC
323 W. 108th St., Upper West Side
212-663-6021 Virtual Office: 201-578-4289
Email [email protected]

Bloomingdale is excited to welcome the return of in-person instruction, offering blended learning options in our historic brownstone July 5 to Aug. 29, 2021! Offerings include fun and interactive early childhood classes, flexible private lesson packages, beginner music theory, ensembles, and four weeklong immersive workshops!

IPIANOLAB
224 E. 95th St., Upper East Side,
347-816-5193
Email [email protected]

iPianoLab Keyboard Camps are the fresh, fun way to learn piano or keyboard. Campers can attend in-person or online. No boring drills or baby songs; iPianoLab students learn the keyboard basics while learning songs they love! Recitals, cool learning games, and great tunes make learning fun!  

Theater & Performing Arts Camps

ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL
76 Ninth Ave., suite 313, Chelsea
646-216-1187
Email [email protected]

Actors (ages 4-18) spend their summer days playing, creating, and forming lifelong friendships, all from the comfort and safety of home! In addition to creating characters and scripts, students may produce their own work! Camps include musical theater, improv, scene study, and film. All are rooted in our acting technique.

CHATTY CHILD SPEECH, OCCUPATIONAL, AND PHYSICAL THERAPY, PLLC
325 Broadway, suite 403, Tribeca
347-491-4451
Email [email protected]

Chatty Child is a unique, personalized pediatric therapeutic center in downtown Manhattan. We provide in-person and remote options for speech-language, occupational, and physical therapy. We offer evaluations, individual treatment, socialization groups, tutoring classes, and creative arts enrichment programming - InterAct: Theatre and Therapy Lab (summer workshops and yearly classes).

IMAGINE WORKS YOUTH THEATRE
115 MacDougal St.,
347-878-3813
Email [email protected]

Camp Imagine is a summer theatre intensive for tweens-teens, July 5-23 at the Off-Broadway Players Theatre. Final performances of a Broadway musical are produced on their professional stage, July 23, 7pm and July 24, 2pm.Great for beginning or experienced young performers with small class sizes in voice, drama, and dance.

LITTLE STARS THEATRE CLASSES AT MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY STUDIO
290 Mulberry St. , Soho, Manhattan
646-335-5034

Taught by NYC actors, children (ages 5-8) will cultivate the technical and emotional skills needed to excel in musical theatre performance. Each week works to showcase a number from a different Broadway musical. Your child will find their confidence and charisma and have their big moment in the spotlight! 

PLAY ON! STUDIOS
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 W. 86th St., Upper West Side
347-709-4149
Play On Studios Theater Camps
Lena Moy-Borgen, director

Email [email protected]

Play On! Studios offers awesome theater camps for grades kindergarten-12th on the Upper West Side! In all of our camps, young actors will rehearse and perform in a full production, work with professional NYC actors and teaching artists, and build up their skills in a nurturing, non-competitive environment.

PROFESSIONAL CHILDREN'S SCHOOL
132 W. 60th St., Manhattan
212-582-3116
Vincent Sagona, Summer Academy director

Email [email protected]

The Summer Academy offers online courses providing students the opportunity to earn credits and/or bolster skills. Students have scheduled sessions with instructors, along with Q & A sessions. The Summer Acting Intensive is a two-week synchronous course designed to serve students who have experience participating in the rehearsal and performance process.

TADA! YOUTH THEATER
15 W. 28th St. (at Broadway) 3rd floor, New York
212-252-1619 x4

TADA! offers weeklong musical theater summer camps in Flatiron and UWS for ages 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Students use a fun show title as a jumping off point to co-create an original musical. Watch their confidence grow as they work with new friends to perform a musical of their own!

TREEHOUSE SHAKERS
Radio City Station P.O. Box 186 Manhattan,
Email [email protected]

Treehouse Shakers, an awarded arts company, elevates experiences while building community. Our Playwriting Camp, ages 10-14, nurtures aspiring young writers to create an original play, which culminates with a performance. Branching Out: LGBTQIA+ Book Group, ages 11-14, is a brave space to explore identities that are often overlooked in literature.


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