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Point Park University Summer Theater Intensive
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Visit Our Point Park University Summer Theater Intensive Website
Heidi Ward, Director (412)392-6163
Paul Yeater, Coordinator (412)392-3457
General Line (412)392-3456

201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222


TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekdays 8am-6pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Students at Point Park's High School Summer Theatre Intensive receive comprehensive training in a professionally oriented 3-week program. Our program is based on collaboration, active participation, and personalized instruction offered in a rigorous and supportive environment.

Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh, PA on the beautiful and urban Point Park University campus. Please visit for photos of our campus and residential dormitories.

CAMP FACILITIES: Students will stay in Thayer Hall (Our Camp Website Link:, one of Point Park's many residential dormitories and will attend classes in the new, state-of-the-art Pittsburgh Playhouse! Please visit the following link to view photos of the Playhouse (Our Camp Website Link:

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Students attend classes and workshops five days each week with an emphasis on all aspects of Musical Theatre, including acting and stage management/design/technical theatre. Students receive daily technique classes in acting, voice (both group and private), and dance/musical theatre movement from the highest-quality teachers and industry professionals. The program culminates in a working showcase open to family/friends in the PNC Theatre at The Pittsburgh Playhouse.

Eileen Grace: Program Director
Eileen is an award-winning Director and Choreographer and a former Broadway performer and Rockette. She directed and staged the Radio City Christmas Spectacular touring productions for 9 years. She has served as Artistic Director of the Rockette's Summer Intensive Program and as Associate Producer for the theater company, Reagle Music Theater in Boston and as director for the annual Bradley Awards at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Eileen was in the Broadway casts of 42nd Street, Will Rogers Follies, and in the international tour of My One and Only (with Tommy Tune). Her television credits include the Grammy Awards, Tony Awards, One Life to Live, Macy's Parade, Kennedy Center Honors, Late Show with David Letterman, and Oprah.

Voice Staff:
Thespina Christulides
Caryn Greco

Acting Staff:
Paul Reynolds
Amy Landis

Dance Staff:
Eileen Grace
LaTrea Rembert

Special Guests have included:
Connor Gillooly (Former PPU Grad & School of Rock lead on Broadway)
Michael Goddard (NYC Talent Agent)

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Artistic merit scholarships are available. Each student will be considered and evaluated when their application is submitted. Scholarship amounts will range from $100 to $600. Scholarships are good towards tuition costs only. Room and board are not applicable.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Acting Conservatory-style training that offers a strong foundation in the art and craft of acting. These classes emphasize the creative process and include instruction in script analysis, improvisation, scene & monologue work, stage combat, and Shakespeare verse techniques.

Musical Theatre
Our intensive focuses primarily on acting, dance, voice lessons, interpreting music and lyrics, and audition techniques. These classes are for the serious student of Musical Theatre and emphasize technical skill development and professional preparation.

Stage Management and Design / Technical Theatre
Housed in the award-winning Pittsburgh Playhouse, these classes offer students the unique opportunity to work and study in our world-class facilities, including production & design labs; scenic & prop shops; and light & sound studios. Our students work closely with our professional Playhouse staff members in the area of Technical Theatre; Scenic, Light, Sound and Costume Design; and Stage Management.

Sunday, June 19th-Saturday, July 9th 2022
Commuter and Residential Students

Registration and payments will be handled through our easy, user-friendly online registration platform, CampDoc. Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Electronic Checks are accepted. Payment plans are available. Students receive a t-shirt with seasonal swag and an ID holder with their registration!

Additional Perk! Eligible high school students will receive a pre-screen fee waiver code should they choose to apply to Point Park's Conservatory for their undergraduate. Acting, musical theatre, and theatre arts applicants for our Conservatory may begin to submit pre-screen materials per the schedule available at Our Camp Website Link: Please note that applicants are required to have an application for academic admittance on file BEFORE submitting their pre-screen materials. For more information regarding the undergraduate application process, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link:

Non-Refundable Deposit:
A non-refundable deposit of $300.00 is required to reserve your space in the program. Please review our FAQs for the most up-to-date information on cancellations and refunds.

Room / Board Information:
Residential students receive 3 meals on weekdays and 2 meals on weekends (19 meals total per week). Commuters receive a daily lunch and dinner buffet. All meals take place in our Lawrence Hall Dining Room.

Deposit: $300
Tuition: $2,125
Commuter Cost: $2,425

(add)Room/Board: $1,455
Resident Cost: $3,880

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