Experience the joy of a theater enviroment and learn the ins and outs of taking the stage as a Broadway Bound actor. This musical theater intensive is a week long day camp designed for high school students looking to take their performance to the next level.
Ensemble classes and one on one opportunities for learning and feedback make this a unique experience you can’t afford to miss!
McNeil Music Center provides musical foundation training and Flashback Theater provides acting and dance training for a comprehensive experience. Get a leg up on the competition by registering today!
Each day, you will attend classes in:
In addition to your daily courses, a selection of masterclasses will be curated to allow you to delve even deeper into your Broadway questions. Look forward to an auditioning masterclass, a dance masterclass, and more!
Location and Dates
Tuesday, June 16 – Saturday, June 20, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily
400 E. Mount Vernon St. | Somerset, Kentucky
10:00 a.m. Dance for Musical Theater
11:00 a.m. Music Theory
12:00 p.m. Lunch (not provided)
1:00 p.m. Acting Studio
2:00 p.m. Ensemble Choir
3:00 p.m.* Masterclass
*On Saturday, June 20, the 3:00 p.m. session will be final presentations.
Participants will have individualized schedules based on their registration placement, but can expect to attend all of the above courses throughout the day.
What to Bring
- Wear comfortable clothing and bring footwear suitable for the dance course. (Character shoes are preferred but any well fitting soft soled shoe will be sufficient.)
- Bring something to write with and something to write on daily.
- Each student should have a prepared monologue of 1-2 minutes and at least 32 bars of a musical theater song to work during their daily coursework.
- Students with a songbook are encouraged to bring it daily.
Public registration will open in March 2020.
Members of FbTC and MMC may reserve a spot in advance by calling (606) 303-3325. Payment for priority registration will be due by March. Unpaid reservations will be released when public registration opens.
Registration Fee $300/student
MMC Members $225/student
Participants must be 14-19 years old.
Although there is no audition process, registered students will be asked to prepare and upload a video of their monologue and song to determine course placement. Application videos for other programs will be acceptable.
Meet the Team
Maria McNeil, Music Director
From the age of 10, Maria had the opportunity to study under well-accomplished singers/musicians and graduated with honors from the Chicago Academy for the Arts. She later graduated from Berklee College of Music with a professional music degree in vocal performance and songwriting.
Sommer Schoch, Theater Director
Sommer has worked for theater companies such as Arena Stage, Cincinnati Shakespeare, and Commonwealth Theatre Company. She has performed, directed, and designed for numerous shows.
Ginny Henderson, Instructor
Ginny enjoys working with private students on flute, guitar, piano, singing, ukulele and violin, and also enjoys working with groups: choirs, concert bands, modern bands, and leading movement activities with children.
Cathy Smith, Instructor
Cathy’s professional career included performing at the 1982 Worlds Fair, a role in the movie “Cocoon”, and as the choreographer for many shows in FL., N.C. and IN. She previously owned a dance studio in northern Kentucky and is now a dance instrustor at Pep & Pizzazz.
Amanda White, Instructor
Amanda is a middle school Music, Drama, and Choir teacher for the Casey County School district. Amanda is originally from McCreary County, KY, where she grew up very active in her church choir and youth group choir.