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New Haven Academy of Performing Arts
East Haven, Connecticut

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475-238-8119
info[AT]nhaopa.com
597 Main St 2FL
East Haven, Connecticut 06512

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CAMPER AGES: 5-11 and 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. M-F 9am to 3pm Early Drop off 8am Late Pick up 5pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: CT's #1 Summer Theatre Program offering 4 Summer Theatre Programs for all experience levels ages 5-11 and 12-17. Our award winning programs are led by top industry professionals who will train students in all aspects of theatre i.e Acting, Singing,& Dancing. Each session will finish with a Broadway Style Production for all your friends and family to enjoy. Early registration discounts, sibling discounts and payment plans available. Give your child a summer theatre experience they will never forget.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Technology, and more.

TOP CONNECTICUT SUMMER CAMP: New Haven Academy of Performing Arts is a Top Summer Camp located in East Haven Connecticut offering many fun and enriching camp programs.

CAMP LOCATION: Conveniently located 1/4 mile off Exit 50 I95 North and South at: 597 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our 4,0000 square foot modern training facility offers state of the art sound, lighting, recording, and instrument equipment. We have 4 private training rooms plus a group theatre room and extra large multi-purpose dance room. For extra safety, each room is under 24hr video surveillance.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: IMPORTANT FAQ's for Parents:

Can I pay for Summer Theatre Camp online?

Absolutely! We know parents are very busy and we try to make the registration process as simple as possible.
Simply visit our online registration link and follow the directions to register.

Do you hire teen camp counselors?

​No, All our instructors are professional educators and performers in their field.

How does the drop-off and pick-up process work?

For the protection of your children, all students MUST be signed in/out each day by a parent or guardian in the FIRST FLOOR OFFICE.
When dropping off and picking up please park on MAIN STREET only and refrain from blocking neighbors driveways.

ADDRESS:
New Haven Academy of Performing Arts & Broadway Dance
597 Main Street
East Haven, CT 06512

How do I contact Summer Musical Theatre Camp during the day?

​For non-emergencies please email us at info[AT]nhaopa.com

For Emergencies you may call our staff directly:
Main Office 475-238-8119
Artistic Director Billy DiCrosta 203-376-0609
Co - Director Neil Fuentes 203-887-4785
Dance Director Gina Helland 203-466-3676
Director of First Aid Stephani Buonocore 203-859-2269

Are you a nut free camp?

Although we can not guarantee a nut free environment, parents are asked to please refrain from giving students any food and beverage products that may contain NUTS. The safety of all our children is our top priority. If your child has an allergy, we require they be able to administer their own EpiPen in case of an emergency. They must have their EpiPen with them each day.
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Do I need to call someone if my child is going to be absent?

Tardiness and absenteeism crucially effects the quality of our show. Putting a show together in such a short period time truly requires team work and when one of our team members is missing it effects everyone.
If you will be arriving late or not coming a specific day we kindly ask you to let us know in advance. It’s best to email our office at info[AT]nhaopa.com if your child will need to miss a day.

Do you provide lunch?

Food will NOT be provided. All students are asked to bring a bagged lunch/snacks with beverages water and sports drinks are best . Soda and Juice are not allowed

Children will have a minimum of a 30 minute lunch break each day and (2) 15 minute snack breaks.

Are any packed lunch items prohibited?

For the safety of all our students we ask parents to please refrain from packing any products that may include nuts.
A good rule of thumb to follow is "if you are unsure, don't pack it ".

How does Summer Theatre Camp handle casting?

At NHAOPA we feel there are "no small parts only small actors". Each and every person is important to the success of our show! Each child will have the opportunity to audition for our casting directors.Some young actors are anxious to play the lead role, and some are happy to have a smaller part. And we know, not everyone will get the part they desire. We ask for your support and enthusiasm following casting.

Where and when are the performances?

All Performances are at :
New Haven Academy of Performing Arts & Broadway Dance
597 Main Street
East Haven, CT 06512

"ALADDIN KIDS"
July 11th 2:00pm and 6:00pm
July 12th 1:00pm and 5:00pm

"FROZEN KIDS"
August 8th 2:00pm and 6:00pm
August 9th 1:00pm and 5:00pm

"FREAKY FRIDAY One Act Edition"
July 18th 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM
July 19th 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM

" SHREK Jr."
August 15th 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM
August 16th 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM

How do I buy performance tickets?

Early Discount tickets will be available to purchase in our Main Office to our camp families before full price tickets go on sale online to the public.

Do I need to purchase costumes for my child?

All "Costumes" will be provided to your child from New Haven Academy of Performing Arts and Broadway Dance. However, you may be asked to bring some basic things i.e pants, shirts, shoes, hats etc from home.

WHO WILL MY CHILD BE WORKING WITH?

BILLY DICROSTA( Artistic Director/ Master Vocal Coach)
International Vocal Artist and Master Vocal Coach Billy DiCrosta has been performing professionally for over 28 years. The youngest of a large Italian American family of six. Billy started performing at the early age of 7 and fell in love with being on stage and touching people's hearts through music. He majored in Vocal Performance and Acting at Western CT State University until transferring to The Hartt School of Music to study Musical Theatre.

He has had the joy of playing such roles as Tony in West Side Story , Mike in A Chorus Line , The Baker in Into The Woods and many more. He also had the great honor of singing at The White House for the Clinton Family in 1997. While on tour From 2006 to 2012 Billy started to coach his cast members and develop his passion for helping others find vocal freedom. During this time he started to lay the foundations of the method he teaches today.

In 2013 he opened the doors to Billy DiCrosta Vocal Studio and became the only Accredited Teacher by International Voice Teachers of Mix Our Camp Website Link: www.ivtom.org in Connecticut. He is also the North Eastern Area Administrator for IVTOM and helps to educate new teachers on Mix Technique. He is a proud member of National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. Billy has spent countless hours of taking what he has learned from his past teachers, IVTOM, and Leading Voice Scientists around the world to develop his unique method. Billy is one of the most sought after Vocal Coach's in the North East. Students travel from all over to study his technique and to find the vocal freedom that can only be found in his studio. Those who can't travel enjoy lessons via Skype/Facetime. His students range from beginners to professionals and children to adults. Students have found that in just one lesson ,they have learned more and found more freedom in their voice then they have after studying with their former teachers for years. Even those students who never thought they could sing learn that with Billy if you can speak you CAN sing !

Billy is known for his unique teaching approach and the ability to feel exactly what is going on in students voice that is causing the problem and giving the correct exercise to fix it. Students learn to have fun while training . Thanks to the vocal freedom his students achieve they are able to get leading roles in shows, win competition, get accepted to top universities and work as professional vocalists. Due to the rapid growth of his studio and his drive for always being the best, Billy has founded New Haven Academy of Performing Arts. Refusing to turn away any student who wants to learn his method he needed a way to make sure that could happen. Billy is proud to have personally trained and certified his staff of vocal coaches in his method so that everyone could learn. Just like Billy his coaches are available in person and online.

NEIL FUENTES ( Co-Artistic Director/ Senior Vocal Coach /Acting Coach)
Neil’s passion for the entertainment industry began at a young age. He attended a performing arts school in Venezuela, giving him the acting, singing and dancing chops you now see on television and stage today.

Upon arriving in the United States in 1995 Neil began an 18- year career working his way up the hospitality ladder to become the Director of Catering for the popular multi-unit brew house and restaurant, Southport Brewing Company. Neil put his food and entertainment talents together, creating impressive events, innovative menus, and a flare for the theatrical. In 2006 Neil joined the Connecticut Gay Men's Chorus and continues to perform throughout the state.

In 2012 Neil joins Sonido Libre, a 12 piece Salsa Band as lead singer. Neil develops an amazing show with this band which has been performing since then through the Tri-State Area.

Neil has solidified himself as a Connecticut power talent in both the entertainment and culinary world. “The Sensational Singing Chef”, airing on Connecticut Style on WTNH Television in New Haven, CT since 2009, continues to be a highly rated show for the network, garnering numerous awards and a cult-like following. Neil just became a Food Network Champion on the show REWRAPPED!

Neil has been trained and mentored by Master Vocal Billy DiCrosta to teach the NHAOPA singing method and is also an Accredited Mix Technique Teacher through International Voice Teachers of Mix.

GINA HELLAND Dance Instructor/Choreographer

Miss Gina Helland started dancing at the age of two at Theresa Signores School of Dance, and at the age of four began her training with Dorothy Malavasi. She has studied Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, and Lyrical. She began her training in New York City at the age of nince with one of the most respected and admired teachers in the country, Charles Kelley, who's credentials are too long to list. Gina was fortunate to have studied under his direction for over 20 years.

Gina's credits include performances on the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, Dorothy in The North East Tour of "The Wizard of Oz". She was a featured dance soloist in various musicals such as "Funny Girl" and "Dames at Sea". Gina has also performed as a lead dancer in the Pocono Mts. At Mt. Air Lodge, Tamnament Resort and aboard Cost Riviera Cruise Ship.

Gina is certified by Test to Teach, and is a member of Dance Masters of America. As a teacher Gina has been the proud of Owner /Artistic Director of Broadway Dance for 23 years and has been on staff at the New Haven Public School System in The Comprehensive Arts Program and for The Worthington Hooker Extended Day Program.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Since 2013 we have helped thousands of students begin and continue their performing arts journey. We know you are busy and it can be very hard to find a reliable teacher. That's why we go above and beyond to find the best music, acting and dance teachers in CT, so you don't have to! Our staff consists of experienced teachers, capable of teaching all ages and levels. We are always striving to be better and improve our facilities as well as provide on-going training to our instructors to ensure we are always providing our students and parents with the best experience possible. While you are here researching the best school for you, please consider the benefits of becoming a NEW HAVEN ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS student and find out why we are CONNECTICUT’S NUMBER ONE CHOICE for music, acting and dance lessons!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
SMALL STARS Ages 5-11(two week sessions) 9am - 3pm

Session 1 ALADDIN KIDS 6/29 - 7/12
Session 2 FROZEN KIDS 7/27 - 8/9

BROADWAY BOUND Ages 12-17 (three week sessions) 9am - 3pm

Session 1 FREAK FRIDAY One Act Edition 6/29 - 7/19
Session 2 SHREK Jr. 7/27 - 8/16

All Sessions offer Early Drop Off at 8am and Late Pick Up 5pm


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