Summer Camps/Classes

Questions: Contact Natalie Taylor at 818-767-8382, ext. 541 or fineartsacademy@villagechristian.org

Middle School Musical, “Shrek Jr!”​
(July 23-August 26)
Grades 6-9
Cost:
$400

If you’re in Middle School and you love to act, dance and sing, come on out and audition for “Shrek Jr.!” Everyone who auditions will be cast in our show! Performances will be in the Auditorium.

Auditions:

  • July 21 from 9 am – 2 pm. Sign up in the MS Office and pick up an audition packet.

Rehearsals:

  • For the full rehearsal schedule, pick up an audition packet when you sign up for your audition in the MS Office.

Tech Week:

  • August 13-15 (2:30 – 8:30 pm) and August 18 (9:00 am – 2:00 pm)
  • August 21 and August 22 (3:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

Performances:

  • August 23, 24, 25 and 26 in the Auditorium

Musical Theater Camp
Grades JK-5
(July 23-August 3; 9 am - 2:30 pm Monday through Friday​)
Cost:
$400

If you love acting, dancing and singing, this is the perfect camp for you! Students will explore the world of musical theatre and learn a mini show that they will perform at the end of camp on August 3. Our theme this year is “Annie”!

Performance at 2:30 on August 3 in the Auditorium

Dance Camps
Elementary: (July 9-13; 9 am - 2:30 pm, Monday - Friday; Performance on July 13 at 2:30 pm
)
Grades JK-5
Cost:
$250

This camp is for anyone who enjoys dancing or wants to learn how! Students will explore a variety of styles (Hip Hop, Tap, Musical Theatre, Jazz and Ballet) culminating in a final performance on July 13. We will have three levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced. Students will be assessed on the first day of camp and placed in a level.

Middle/High School: (July 9-20; 9 am – 2:30 pm, Monday-Friday; Performance on July 13 at 2:30 pm and July 20 at 2:30 pm)
Grades 6-12
Cost:
$400 for two weeks; $250 for one week

Whether you are a seasoned dancer or just a beginner, this is a great camp to improve your dancing skills in many genres. We will have two levels: Beginner and Intermediate/Advanced. Assessments will happen the first day and then each student will be placed in a level. This year, we will have Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap and Contemporary.

Shakespeare Bootcamp ​
(June 11-15, 2:30-5:30 pm in the Black Box Theatre
)
Grades 9-12
Cost:
$150

Here we will have a lot of fun dispelling all hesitation & fear when it comes to speaking Shakespeare. We will sleuth and scan the text just like you would as a student in a conservatory Program. Everyone's journey will be different in this course but you will all leave prepared for success in college auditions, AP English courses, VCS shows and LIFE overall.

*Now get down and give me 50 sonnets, Thespians. See you there.*

Musical Theatre Workshop
(June 25-29, 2:30-5:30 pm in the Black Box Theatre
)
Grades 6-12
Cost:
$150

This one-week intensive will focus on individual audition pieces for each student and two musical theatre group numbers with choreography. This is a great opportunity to grow your skills in musical theatre. Each student will leave with an audition song prepared for any upcoming auditions and more experience learning choreography.

Introduction to Drumline Camp ​ ​
(June 11-15, 9:00 am – 12 pm in the Band Room; performance on Friday, June 15 at 12:00 pm​)
Grades 6-9
Cost:
$150, plus $25 fee for materials

Are you interested in drumming or drumline and don’t know where to start? Are you considering the drumline classes offered at VCS next year and want to see what it is like and get a head start? This camp focuses on the fundamentals of drumming on marching percussion instruments and will familiarize students with the different drumline instruments and techniques. The camp will culminate with a performance for parents at the end of the week of drum cadences.

Rock Band Camp ​
(June 18-22, 9:00 am – 12 pm in the Band Room; performance on Friday, June 22 at 12:00 pm
)
Grades 6-9
Cost:
$150

Do you play an instrument or sing? Have you always wanted to be a part of a band? This camp is focused on musicians who already play an instrument and want to take their skills to the next level by performing as a group. We will learn songs together during the week, have some instruction time on your instrument, learn rehearsal techniques and how to play in a band. The camp will conclude with a performance at the end of the week.

Junk Yard Rhythm Drum Camp ​
(July 2-3 and 5-6, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm in the Band Room; performance on Friday, July 6 at 3:30 pm)
Cost:
$150 plus $10 fee for materials

This program introduces kids to the world of drumming by using everyday household items as percussion instruments! Kids will discover the world of rhythm through musical exploration, beginning music and drum lessons, and learning a few routines and presenting them to the parents at the end of the week.

Private Lessons
(As scheduled throughout the summer)
Cost:
$32 per half-hour lesson, billed every four weeks

Students will benefit from one-on-one instruction from experienced and qualified Christian teachers who are all professionals. Students may choose from bass, drums, guitar, piano, voice, brass, woodwinds, strings, and dance. Once you have signed up for private lessons, a teacher will contact you to find a time that is mutually agreed upon for the lesson. Lessons are scheduled based on the availability of the teacher.

Please see Fine Arts Academy Policies for detailed descriptions of policies regarding cancellations, refunds, payments, and withdrawals.

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