Porchlight Music Theatre

2330 N. Halsted Street
Chicago 60614
(773) 777-9884

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Calling all Broadway-loving singers, dancers, and writers! Join Porchlight - Chicago’s home for music theatre - and learn from the experts all about music, drama, dance, writing, and more while practicing teamwork, communication, and problem-solving. Camp meets at the DePaul School of Music and students will perform on a collegiate stage.

Mini Musicals (Ages: 4-6 years)
June 26 - 30, 2023
9 am - 3 pm, $325
Budding actors join us for a week of songs, games, making new friends, and having a blast on stage! Campers will learn to use their bodies, voices, and imaginations as well as their teamwork, confidence, and unique ideas. Our youngest campers stretch their creative muscles and create an original musical story to share with family and friends on the last day of camp!

Broadway Basics (Ages: 7-10 years)
July 10 - July 21, 2023
9 am - 3 pm, $650
Using classic and contemporary musical favorites, this camp is a great two-week entrance to the world of music, drama, dance, writing, and more while practicing collaboration and creative thinking. Actors will create an original musical to share with family and friends with lots of time for playing games, making props and costume pieces, and making new friends.

Music Theatre Bootcamp (Ages: 11-13 years)
July 24 - August 4, 2023
9 am- 3 pm, $650
Building on basic skills, our intermediate actors join us for two weeks to take their fundamental theatre skills and add additional challenges – singing in harmony, making more complex acting choices and creating an ensemble. Actors will write their own original characters and complete their story with musical theatre classics and new hits to create a final performance that’s not to be missed!

Advanced Music Theatre Performance (Ages: 14-17 years)
July 24 - August 11, 2023
9 am - 3 pm, $975
Our most advanced actors join us for three weeks to tackle professional choreography, challenging music and scene work and create a final showcase that highlights both their new ensemble and individual growth. Advanced actors also focus on preparation for college or professional auditions, workshopping of performance materials and repertoire building. Family and friends get a glimpse of all their hard work at a performance on the last day of camp!

Chicago Kids families can use code CHICAGOKID for $100 off their camp purchase.

Sample Camp Schedule
9:00 - 10:00 am Welcome and Warm Ups
10:00 - 11:30 am Learn Group Songs/Choreography
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Drama Games/Whole Cast Work
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 pm Rehearse and review final show
2:00 - 3:00 pm Create props/costume pieces, drama games, and goodbye!

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