We are thrilled to announce that ShiningStars Center Stage will be opening a weekly summer camp that will begin on Monday, June 3rd, in our brand new Center Stage classroom at Trinity SportsPlex!
This isn’t going to be just sing-a-longs and improv games! Every week we will focus on a different aspect of the performing arts and use it to make us better performers. Taking those lessons from each week we will create a ShiningStars Center Stage Summer Showcase which will consist of group numbers and select other performances.
Our goal for these camps is to teach children valuable life lessons through the art of theatre. While nurturing organic creativity we will build a confidence that will stay with them long after they have left the stage.
There are field trips in the works for visits to Tampa Theatre and Straz Center. We will announce the dates of these field trips as soon as we have them.
Camps will run 9am – 3pm, options for before and after care are available.
Before care 7am - 9am: $5 per week.
After care 3pm - 5pm: $5 per week.
We will not be holding camp the week of July 1 – 5.
1-2 weeks: $200 / week
3-5 weeks: $175 / week
6-8 weeks: $150 / week
(50% deposit due at registration)
Week 1: June 3rd-7th
Center Stage: A Broadway Beginning
We kick off our brand-new summer camp by celebrating all things Broadway! From the weird to the wonderful, the flops to the fantastic. There's no limit to what we will us to create our very first Center Stage Summer Showcase!
Week 2: June 10 – 14
Center Stage: Amazing Animation
This week we’re wandering into the magical art of animation and how our favorite animated movies have made it to Broadway. Taking songs sung by our favorite animated princesses, princes, and villains we will create our weekly showcase!
Week 3: June 17 – 21
Center Stage: The Wizarding World
We turn our attention this week towards the creative process of building a show. From creating characters, to writing dialogue, blocking, and directing. We will use our imagination to create our own script taking place in the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter!
Week 4: June 24 – 28
Center Stage: The Silver Screen
Movies give us some of the most outstanding musical performances that keep us watching them over and over again. Whether they went from Broadway to the Big Screen or vise versa we’re going to find out what made them great or in some cases not so great.
Week 5: July 8 – 12
Center Stage: Brand New Broadway
Wicked, Shrek, Matilda, Newsies, Hairspray, Hamilton, are just a few of the shows produced after 2000 that we will be studying this week. The modern musical has changed Broadway forever and we are going to figure out why! Our showcase this week will feature songs from 21st Century Broadway!
Week 6: July 15 – 19
Center Stage: Fairy Tale Re-Writes
Tired of hearing the same old fairy tales again and again? That’s why we’re going to be taking some of our favorites and giving them our own spin. This week we are going to re-write fairy tales to present during our weekly showcase.
Week 7: July 22 – 26
Center Stage: Broadway Origins
Who doesn’t love a good origin story? Discover the origins of Broadway as we learn how Musical Theatre came to be what it is today. From Oklahoma and South Pacific, to Fiddler on the Roof, and Grease. We will be choosing songs from classic Broadway shows to create our weekly showcase.
Week 8: July 29 – August 2
Center Stage: Broadway Babies
No, we don’t mean literal babies. Our last week we will focus on kids on Broadway! Even if your name isn’t Annie, Oliver, or Matilda come and join us as we close out the summer with a showcase filled with songs sung by our favorite kid characters.