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NJPAC Summer Programs 2018
Newark, New Jersey

Visit Our NJPAC Summer Programs 2018 Website
24 Rector Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102


TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Immerse yourself in the arts. Strengthen your skills, cultivate your passion. NJPAC is excited to announced our 2018 Arts Education Summer Programs featuring a wide range of opportunities to inspire your creativity. Ranging from two to five weeks, most programs take place Monday through Friday from 9am to 3:30pm at NJPAC's Center for Arts Education. To enroll now or for more information, call 973-353-7058 or email artseducation[AT]

Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 15 miles from Manhattan, NY in the Downtown Business District of Newark, NJ in Essex County, NJ.

CAMP FACILITIES: NJPAC is a world-class and community-based cultural venue. The NJPAC Arts Education building holds classrooms, piano lab, Mac lab, Auditorium, Horizon Black Box Theater, two dance studios and single practice rooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: young artist summer intensive

Dance • Devised Theater • Musical Theater
NJPAC faculty members provide a positive and nurturing learning environment for students to develop their inner artist. Every division of the Young Artist Summer Intensive builds skills in the performing arts and gives students the opportunity to express themselves and create.

Apprentice Division
Ages: 10 - 16
Session One: July 9 - 20
Session Two: July 23 - August 3
Times: 9AM - 3:30PM
Tuition: $650 per session
Apprentice is an introductory program in which young artists with little or no experience explore voice, dance and devised theater.

Artisan Division**
Ages: 12 - 18
Dates: July 9 - August 3
Times: 9AM - 3:30PM
Tuition: $1,100
In Artisan, emerging artists study voice, dance and devised theater and begin to develop a performing arts portfolio.

Advanced Division**
Ages: 12 - 18
Dates: June 25 - July 27
Times: 9AM - 4PM
Tuition: $1,250
In the Advanced program, students dedicated to the performing arts, hone skills and build self-confidence in one discipline: dance, devised theater or musical theater.

**Audition required. Audition dates are March 17, 2018 and April 28, 2018. Students must be registered in order to audition.

all female jazz residency

Regina Carter, Artistic Director

Young women find inspiration and build community in this one-week jazz immersion program. Students refine their instrumental or vocal skills and work side-by-side with respected jazz musicians. The program includes individual lessons, small ensemble work, industry panel discussions, and field trips to landmark jazz institutions before culminating in a student showcase.

Ages: 14 - 25
Dates: July 8 - 14
Tuition: $1,400 for on campus residents;
$1,050 for commuters

hip hop intensive

As a community, students discover how to reimagine their world and express themselves using fundamental hip-hop cultural practices and artmaking. Students learn beatmaking (DJ, production, beatboxing); movement (break dance, classic hip-hop dance, today's trends and choreography); MCing (rap and spoken word), and visual arts (graffiti, wearable art and mural design) from ambassadors, entertainers and preservers of the culture!

Ages: 10 - 18
Dates: June 25 - July 20
Times: 9AM - 3:30PM
Tuition: $850

jazz r&b intensive

Explore the creativity and vibrancy of Latin, Classic Jazz and R&B. This intensive will enrich your repertoire with different methods of musicianship, ensemble work, listening, imporvisation and performance. NJPAC's Jazz Faculty of professional musicians will guide you through a cultrual journey and take your vocal, instrumental and songwriting skills to the next level.

Ages: 12-18
Dates: June 25 - July 6
Times: 9AM - 4PM
Tuition: $500

NJPAC filmmakers

In collaboration with Downtown Community TV, the NJPAC Filmmakers is a intensive filmmaking arts training program. Through summer classes, students will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking with an emphasis on creating their own original films. While creating films, students will attain artistic and technical skills in camera, audio, and editing programs; practice the art of storytelling using design, lighting, sound and image; create documentaries, music videos, and/or public service announcements. The program also helps students attain skills in media literacy and analysis; view and deconstruct films in round table discussions with media professionals. The program will host an end-of-the-summer film sharing where students will showcase their work.

Ages: 13-18
Dates: July 23 - August 3
Times: 9AM - 3:30PM
Tuition: $570

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: At the NJPAC Center for Arts Education, we provide scholarship opportunities for students who because of financial limitations are unable to participate in our performing arts programs.

Arts Training scholarship opportunities come in the form of full and partial scholarships to our tuition-based programs. A limited amount of scholarships are available each year to those who meet the requirements. No student is turned away from our programs because of their inability to pay.

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