Exciting workshops in dance and theater for grades 1-12

SUMMER THEATER WORKSHOPS

Aspiring young performers have been enjoying our Summer Theater Workshops since 2000.  Students are immersed in a musical theater intensive program that emphasizes artistic growth and building confidence!  We offer flexible schedule options to accommodate busy families.  Our summer program is appropriate for all levels - whether it's your first show or your 100th performance!

Parent Praise

  • "We just loved the whole program. Seeing the joy on my child's face and doing what he loves to do is just so amazing! He's looking forward to more performances in the future!"

  • "All the staff members were truly wonderful and I am so impressed with what they were able to do with the kids in one short week!"

  • "Each member of the cast was as important and valued as every other. Clearly, TPAC values creating a supportive and non-competitive environment for every child to be a star."

  • "I loved how everyone at TPAC seemed to know the kids after just one day. They smile and greet them and say good-bye and make them feel great about themselves. It's wonderful!"

  • "TPAC runs the most wonderful workshops. Inclusive, supportive & warm environment while exposing the kids to all areas of theater. I can't praise it enough!"

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

TRAINING

  • Classes in dance, voice, and acting!  

  • Specialty classes may include audition technique, 

    monologues, Shakespeare, scene study, pop and 

    rock singing, dance from around the world, and more!

  • Sharpen performance skills!

  • Audition experience and guidance!

  • Individual coaching from qualified instructors!

  • Study with a variety of instructors to broaden your range as a performer!

PERFORMANCE

  • Everyone receives a speaking, singing, and dancing role!

  • Prepare for an end-of-session presentation of a play or musical!

  • Perform for family & friends!

FUN

  • Improv games every day with awesome counselors

  • Dance games keep you on your feet!

  • Teamwork is emphasized in all areas of the program

  • Make new friends with shared interests!

  • Happy and energetic instructors and counselors

  • Free T-Shirt and themed “Spirit” Days!

SCHEDULE

Choose 1 or 2 week sessions that meet Monday-Friday.

2020 SCHEDULE

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THE JUNGLE BOOK

...entering gr. 1-3 * June 22-26

A jazzy jungle adaptation of the classic story with fun songs and cool characters!

This program meets 9am-1pm.

HIGH SCHOOL

MUSICAL, JR.

...entering gr. 4-7 * June 22-26

We're all in this together in Disney Channel's smash hit musical phenomenon featuring the students of East High.

CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

(A PLAY)

...entering gr. 5-8 * June 22-26

Who wouldn't want to join Charlie Bucket in his adventurous tour of Willy Wonka's world-famous Chocolate Factory? The delicious fun of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory awaits you!

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FROZEN, KIDS

...entering gr. 1-3 * June 29-July 3

Join Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Sven, and all of your favorite characters as they embark on an epic, ice-filled journey of self-discovery, camaraderie, and the real meaning of true love.

This program meets 9am-1pm.

LEGALLY BLONDE, JR.

...entering gr. 4-8 * June 29-July 10

Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by glittery pink storm in this fun and upbeat adaptation of the hit film and award-winning Broadway musical.

LEGALLY BLONDE, JR.

...entering gr. 8-12 * June 29-July 10

Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by glittery pink storm in this fun and upbeat adaptation of the hit film and award-winning Broadway musical.

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PETER PAN

...entering grades 2-5 * July 13-17

The timeless story whisks you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up!

THE MAGICAL LAND OF OZ

...entering grades 2-5 * July 20-24

When Dorothy’s house squashes the Wicked Witch of the East, she and her dog Toto set out on the adventure that has charmed millions.

MATILDA

...entering grades 5-9 * July 13-24

The story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs!

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BEAUTY & THE BEAST

...entering gr. 3-6 * July 27-31

The classic story of enchantment comes to life on our stage with timeless and unforgettable characters!

NEWSIES

...entering gr. 4-8 * July 27-August 7

Stop the presses! This Disney film turned Tony-winning Broadway hit inspires everyone to fight for what's right and seize the day. Inspired by a true story, Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message!

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

...entering gr. 9-12 * July 27-August 7

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop has devoured the hearts of theatregoers for over 30 years. One of the most popular shows in the world!

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ARISTOCATS, KIDS

...entering gr. 1-3 * August 17-21

Everybody wants to be a cat in Disney's stage adaptation of the animated classic motion picture.

This program meets 9am-1pm.

 
 

DETAILS & TUITION

What to Bring
Please bring a healthy lunch, afternoon snack, water bottle, script (distributed first day), and tan jazz shoes (preferred) or any color ballet shoe. No jeans or flip-flops.  Clothing must be appropriate for dance and movement.  We are a peanut- and nut-free facility.


Location
We are conveniently located at 31 Union Avenue in Sudbury.  Our 13,000+ sq. foot facility boasts five large studios, a black box stage, and bright and inviting lobbies and waiting areas.


Hours
Monday-Friday from 9:00am-3:00pm*.


*Three-quarter day programs meet 9:00am-1:00pm with extended care option until 4:00pm.


8:00am-9:00am and 3:00pm-4:00pm Extended Care is available for all groups at an additional cost. Advanced reservation required.


Instructors & Counselors
Our professional instructors in dance, theater, and voice carry degrees in their craft and are committed to giving your child an awesome and educational experience. Our counselors are TPAC-trained and are passionate about giving everyone an incredible experience this summer!  We have a 1:5 staff-to-student ratio. 


Tuition

  • 3/4-Day Programs: $300 per week by 4/1/20;
    $320 after 4/1/20.

  • Others: $415 per week if paid by 4/1/20; $435 per week if paid
    after 4/1/20.

  • Multiple session discounts: 1 student, 3 weeks - deduct $50;
    1 student, 4 weeks - deduct $75; 1 student, 6 weeks – deduct
    $100; Siblings - deduct $25 per student.

  • Limited financial aid may be available

 

MEET THE 2019 TEAM

JOHN "JB" BOWER

Music Director

SAMM BOWER

Artistic Director

KAYLEIGH CYR

Choreographer

DANNY HUTCHINS

Director

AMELIA JENISON

Music Director

HANNAH JUDAS

Music Director

ZOE KASSAY

Director

EDEN ROESSEL

Choreographer

 

SUMMER WORKSHOP REFUND POLICY

Summer 2020: Tuition is only 50% refundable if the workshop is dropped for any reason by April 30, 2020. There are absolutely no refunds, credits, or substitutions for any reason as of May 1, 2020.

(978) 443-2400

31 Union Ave, Sudbury, MA 01776, USA

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