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ShowStoppers Summer Camp 2017

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ShowStoppers Summer Camp 2017

A FREE, two-week, fast-paced musical theater camp focused on  acting, voice, and dance.  Master classes with musical theater professionals are part of this exciting enrichment experience, which culminates in a showcase performance of The Wiz on July 8th in the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater! Grades 9 - 12, Auditions Required.

June 26th –July 8th, 2017 (Note: camp will not be in session on July 4th, 2017)

  • Daily sessions, Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
  • Performance, July 8th in the Merriam Theater


Sat., Apr 15| 12 PM | Kimmel Center Merck Multi-Purpose Room (Tier 2)

Sat., Apr 29 | 12 PM | Kimmel Center Merck Multi-Purpose Room (Tier 2) 

Audition Procedures

1. Please print out the Audition Form PDF below, fill out the information completely, and bring with you on audition day. 

    Download the Audition Information Form [PDF] 

2. Please print out the Photo/Video Release Form PDF below, and bring with you on audition day. If you are under 18 years old, a parent/guardian is required to sign this form. If you are 18 years or older, you may sign the form. 

   Download the Photo/Video Release Form [PDF] 

3. Prepare your audition pieces using the following guidelines:

   All applicants will audition in all three genres: vocal, dance, and acting

   Vocal: You will be asked to sing 32 measures of a song of your choice from a legitimate Broadway production.

   In addition, you will be asked to sing from three selections from The Wiz, chosen by the audition committee. Please download the musical scores for each song and know the full-length songs. 

   Be a Lion, The Wiz [PDF]

   Everybody Rejoice, The Wiz [PDF]

   Home, The Wiz [PDF]

   Acting: Prepare a 45 second monologue or speech from a play. You will also be      required to read an excerpt of a script on-spot, selected by the audition committee.    Applicants must be familiar with improvisation. 

   Dance: Please be prepared to learn and execute new choreography on-spot taught by the program's dance instructor. You will need to wear loose or dance clothing for movement. Bring jazz shoes, if possible. NO JEANS or inappropriate clothing.

The audition committee will evaluate your aptitude in all three skills, as well as your ability to respond to direction. We encourage students of all skill levels and experiences to apply. 

All applicants will be notified of call-backs for the ShowStoppers Summer Camp 2017 program, through email, by May 1st, 2017. Please be sure to provide a working email address in your Audition Form.  


ShowStoppers Spring Revue 2017 

Tickets Are Now Available!

Fri. May 19| 7:30PM 

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Click Here to Reserve Your Tickets Online

Tickets can also be reserved at the Box Office in the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts Building. The Kimmel Center Box Office is open daily from 10am - 6pm.

ShowStoppers is generously supported by Dave and Patricia Holveck.