Join the most innovative theatre training program in the Capital Region! Broadway Camp provides an environment where aspiring performers, stage managers, and technicians learn the true meaning of Broadway while working as an ensemble to produce a full-scale musical. Through skill-building workshops, studio classes, and hands-on training, Collaborative School of the Arts cultivates an environment built for student success.
Program dates: July 1-26, 2024 | Monday-Friday
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Performances: 7 p.m. Friday, July 26 | 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27
Location: MainStage at Proctors
Tuition: $1400 | $800 | $300 (Tuition assistance available )
Experience: Intermediate to Advanced
Audition information for 2024 Broadway Camp coming February 2024.
Daily rehearsal and workshops:
- Concentrated rehearsal and production/technical creative work leading to a full-stage production on the MainStage at Proctors
- Workshops with Broadway professionals including performing, music and production (including but not limited to make-up, voice, diction and more)
- Individual vocal coaching (acting students)
- Assistance in preparing audition songbook (16- and 32- bar audition song cuts) – musical theatre repertoire and selecting audition material suitable for you
- Individual acting coaching
- Identifying your strengths
- Resume preparation and review
Meet the creative team
Kevin McGuire (Broadway Camp Director) KEVIN MCGUIRE Broadway, National, International Tours: LES MISERABLES (Jean Valjean) , THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA( M. Andre, Phantom) THE SECRET GARDEN( Uncle Archie), JANE EYRE( John Eyre, Assistant to director John Caird) Kevin was named the First Associate Artist at Capital Repertory Theatre. At theREP: MAN OF LA MANCHA, RED, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, OTHER DESERT CITIES, CAMELOT, SHE LOVES ME, THE SECRET GARDEN, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, THE FULL MONTY, THE IRISH AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY. Kevin was most recently seen this year at Capital Repertory Theatre in the critically acclaimed play, THE TRUE, as Charlie Ryan. In 2015 Kevin directed the critically acclaimed HAMLET here at theREP starring David Kenner. In New York, 2019 (pre-pandemic) Kevin appeared in the Heartbeat Opera’s DER FREISCHUTZ as Kuno, receiving rave reviews from the New York Times for his first Opera ever!
Off Broadway: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY (original cast), BIG MAGGIE( original cast ) THE SEAGULL, HAMLET( CSC), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, THE GILDED AGE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Goldoni’s IL CAMPIELLO, WAITING FOR GODOT( director Alan Schindler), ROMEO AND JULIET ( New York Shakespeare Festival) Kevin is a company member at The Irish Repertory theater in New York. Denver Center Theater Company in the American Premiere of Nick Dear’s FRANKENSTEIN and SWEENEY TODD. Shakespeare Theater DC HENRY IV PART ONE, HENRY IV PART TWO (dir Michael Kahn) Hartford Stage, Arizona Theater Company, Williamstown Theater Festival (receiving his equity card in 1979) Troy Foundry Theater (American Premiere of Richard Dresser’s 100 YEARS). Edna Trunblat in HAIRSPRAY. Kevin played George in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and to this day his favorite role
Kevin was Artistic Director of The Theater Company at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, New York.
Three seasons with The Juilliard Acting Company on Tour America. Born and raised in the Capital District. Education: St. Mary’s Academy, Hoosick Falls, NY, The Hoosac School, The Juilliard School.
FREDDY RAMIREZ (Choreographer) is a Bronx, NY born and raised performer, choreographer and teacher. He began dancing at Broadway Dance Center & STEPS in NYC where he focused his energy on studying all aspects of dance including Tap, Contemporary, Street Jazz, Ballet, & Modern. His training led him to begin his professional career as a core member and eventually a principal dancer for In Forward Motion modern dance company which debuted works from Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, and Colin Connor to name a few. He has performed in music videos and industrials in the U.S. and his dancing led him to Italy where he was featured in Tango!
In the musical theatre world Freddy has performed on Broadway in Grease! and in numerous Equity productions of West Side Story as Bernardo (including 250th Anniversary productions), Cabaret as Victor, Gypsy as L.A., Aida, Miss Saigon, Man of La Mancha, Evita as the featured Tango Dancer & Fosseto name a few; and he has toured in the European Touring Company of A Chorus Line and the 1st U.S. National Touring Companies of Grease! & Peter Pan.
Expanding his art into choreography, Freddy has choreographed works performed in Germany, Italy and here in the US. He is an Associate Artist at Capital Repertory Theatre, the Assistant Artistic Director at the Northeast Ballet Company and has created choreography for both.
He most recently choreographed the world premieres of Naked Influence and Some People Hear Thunder, as well as The Irish and How They Got That Way, Full Monty, She Loves Me, Mamma Mia, Camelot, A Christmas Story, Gypsy and the Secret Garden at Capital Repertory Theatre. Other choreography credits include Guys & Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, Damn Yankees, Carousel, Bye Bye Birdie and Little Shop of Horrors for numerous Union regional and repertory theatres. Freddy has also been the choreographer for the School of the Performing Arts at Proctors, where he created the choreography for All Shook Up, Aida, Pippin, Les Misérables, RENT and Into the Woods.
DAN SANDER-WELLS is a freelance conductor, music director, and professional singer based in NYC. A graduate of Westminster Choir College, Dan holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the institution. Previous posts include Director of Choral Activities at Delaware Valley Regional High School where he served as Music Director for their Winter Musicals earning accolades from Paper Mill Playhouse, Bucks County Playhouse, and NJ State Thespian Festival for his music direction. In addition, Dan served as Resident Music Director for the Lyric Theatre at The College of New Jersey. As a conductor, he received third place for the Dale Warland Award in Choral Conducting and his musical collaborations have included Broadway legends such as Phylicia Rashad and Kate Baldwin. As a professional singer, he has sung and recorded albums with acclaimed ensembles such as the Westminster Williamson Voices, the Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Symphonic Choir, and the Same Stream Choir.