Holiday Camps for Ages 7-11

These ensembles jump into camps with a focus on original story creation and scripted scene study. Improvisation and theater games help stoke creativity, develop the company and the spirit of play. Taught by master teachers and performers at the top of their field, kids learn skills that will serve them the rest of their creative lives.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for all students 5+, and must be submitted two weeks before the program begins.

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Scene Study…for Sleuths!

$125 Per Child

Monday, October 10

This scene study day camp for young performers gets everyone to working to solve the mystery! Using scripted material from classic kid-friendly “Who Done It?” films and shows like Spy Kids, Enola Holmes, and The Mysterious Benedict Society, kids get immersed in the world of the detective and work on multiple exciting roles. As they do, they learn the fundamentals of script analysis, character development, and how to make strong and specific choices. Finally, they play beloved theater games that get them working together using improvisation and immersed in an exciting narrative they devise.

  • Ages: Ages 7-11
  • Dates: 10/10/2022 - 10/10/2022
  • Time: 9a-3p Monday
  • Address: 121 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Scene Study… for Wizards!

$125 Per Class

Tuesday, November 8 and Friday, Nov 11

This scene study day camp gets young performers working together in magical ways using scripted material and improvisation. Campers will work on “enchanted” material from Fantastic Beasts, Tangled and Harry Potter. As they do, they learn the fundamentals of script analysis, character development, and how to make strong and specific choices. Additionally, they use Child’s Play NY’s theater games to devise an exciting new narrative with magic at every turn.

Campers can enroll in one or both days. Both days will have a different focus and new scenes assigned.
Pricing is $125 per child, per day.

  • Ages: 7-11
  • Dates: 11/08/2022 - 11/11/2022
  • Time: 9a-3p Tuesday, Friday
  • Address: 121 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Mythology Players

$125 Per Child

Monday, January 16

Ever wonder what the snakes on Medusa’s head talk about? Ever seen an infomercial for Arachne’s loom? Do you know what you would do if you came face-to-face with a Minotaur? In this dynamic camp, classic Greek myths come alive as students perform short plays based on classic tales! Part acting class, part improv class, kids create their own myth mash-up in addition to staging scripted one-acts. This is great early exposure to mythology and scene study techniques.

  • Ages: Ages 7-11
  • Dates: 01/16/2023 - 01/16/2023
  • Time: 9a-3p Monday
  • Address: 121 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Roald Dahl Scene Study

$125 Per Class

Monday, February 20 – Friday, February 24

Join us as we explore the wild and wondrous worlds of Roald Dahl! We rehearse scenes from James and the Giant Peach, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, The Witches, and Matilda and delve into acting technique, comedic timing and character development. Song and spoken-word poetry also by Dahl will augment our rehearsal process.

Campers can enroll in one or all days. All days will have a different focus and new scenes assigned.
Pricing is $125 per child, per day.

  • Ages: 7-11
  • Dates: 02/20/2023 - 02/24/2023
  • Time: 9a-3p Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Address: 121 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Two Kids Improvising Scene

Improvaganza

$125 Per Class

Thursday, April 6 – Friday, April 14

Yes…And! In this dynamic improv class, students learn the tools to think on their feet, listen and respond with wit, and be creative in the moment. We start each class with warm-ups, shaking out inhibitions, and then we move into games that foster collaboration. Students get practice being spontaneous, collaborative and hilarious while making something they can be proud of. Improvisation is not only a great part of the actor’s toolbox, it is a powerful social skill that gets kids trusting their instincts, shifting perspective, and most importantly having fun!

Campers can enroll in one or all days. All days will have a different focus and games!
Pricing is $125 per child, per day.

  • Ages: 7-11
  • Dates: 04/06/2023 - 04/14/2023
  • Time: 9a-3p Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Address: 121 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Scene Study… for Superheroes!

$125 Per Class

Thursday, June 8 – Friday, June 9

Soar through the Multiverse and into realms unknown in this dynamic scene study class for young performers. We’ll learn how to use our powers of performance to improvise, devise and rehearse! In the morning campers play theater games inspired by the DC and Marvel-mased characters. After lunch we rehearse original scenes and monologues written for Child’s Play NY that include a unique cast of superheroes, villains and sidekicks! Kids learn the basics of scene study technique, including script analysis and character development. Each day includes outdoor time playing gross motor games (superhero obstacle courses and relays!) as well as creative craft that ties in with their heroic powers.

Campers can enroll in one or both days. Both days will have a different focus and new scenes assigned.
Pricing is $125 per child, per day.

  • Ages: 7-11
  • Dates: 06/09/2023 - 06/09/2023
  • Time: 9a-3p Thursday, Friday
  • Address: 121 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
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