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Summer 2024 Performing Arts Spotlight Program


Do you have a rising star in the family who just has to spend a part of the summer exploring, growing and showing-off their talents in the Musical Theatre Arts of Acting, Dancing & Singing? The New York Conservatory for the Arts Summer Program will put the spotlight on their summer with the theatre experience they are looking for.


Always fun and filled with good friends and personal growth; we introduce youth performers to the joy, passion of, and commitment to the theatre-world led by our New York State and Ulster County award winning staff from Carnegie Mellon University, Hartt School of Music, LIU C.W. Post, Manhattan School of Music, Skidmore College and the Iconic Woodstock Playhouse steeped in Theatre, Music and Hudson Valley History. 
With comfortable air-conditioned studios and daily outdoor time for lunch & relaxation, our main workshop meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays thru Fridays; and for those in ‘CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG’, performances take place on Friday & Saturday Evenings and Sunday Afternoons, July 5 - July 21.

Just print the application and send it in, or contact us via phone at 845-339-4340 or email at so we can answer your questions personally.  A NYCA Summer is the ultimate time to explore the growth in and share the fun of acting, singing & dancing with friends to last your whole life-long.

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Musical Theatre

(Ages 7-15)

More Info on the
Musical Theatre

Woodstock Playhouse
Apprentice Program  
(Ages 16 - 18)

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7/01-7/21 Musical Theatre Performance for ages 7 - 15

This program guides aspiring youth performing artists to excel at their craft, expand their abilities, and celebrate their talents through dancing, singing and acting alongside theatre friends while being guided by our award winning staff & theatrical personalities. Youth who attend this program will be eligible to perform in the same manner as the professional Woodstock Playhouse Summer Theatre Festival Company members (many of whom go on to National Tours, Acclaimed Regional Theatre & Broadway) in 'CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG’. Campers will grow in talent, friendship, and passion as tried-and-true members of a pivotal theatrical family in our region.

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A bit more information about the Musical Theatre program details and schedule...


Pricing for the workshop is located on the application. Click here for Workshop Application and pricing.


The NYCA Workshop for ages 7-15 meet daily from 9:00 a.m. thru 4:00 p.m..


Cast Members (our workshop members) arrive between 9:00 & 9:30 a.m., or slightly before if necessary due to parent work schedules, for a half hour of social and prep for the day. At 9:30 a.m. for the Musical Theatre Workshops, there is traditionally 2 hours of dance including jazz and tap.  


The middle period of the day, beginning at 11:30 a.m. is set aside for outdoor Lunch followed by outdoor relaxation, recreation or movie/entertainment related series.


Our last 2 hours of the day, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. for the Musical Theatre Workshop Cast Members are dedicated to Acting & Singing, as well as rehearsals for scenes and songs, and for their appearance with the Woodstock Playhouse professional cast in ‘CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG’.


The final half hour is dedicated to relaxing and socializing with an afternoon snack and social recap of the day. 


The ages of those involved are spread nicely through the age range and the number of participants in the group can range anywhere from 7 to 15 for the Musical Theatre Workshop; ensuring individual focus and plenty of room for guidance by NYCA Staff and visiting New York City Director/Choreographers.


Please be in touch at any time should you have further need for clarification or assistance in the enrollment process. 

Woodstock Playhouse Apprenticeship June - August, Flexible Hours for ages 16 & up
Attend classes and rehearsals alongside the professional Woodstock Playhouse Summer Stock Company members (many of whom go on to National Tours, Acclaimed Regional Theatre & Broadway) as you learn the ins and outs of being a theatrical performer. Under the directorship of guest directors from NYC’s theatre world and acclaimed Woodstock Playhouse directors, your understanding of being a theatre performer will expand far beyond your wildest imagination. The Woodstock Playhouse Apprentice Program includes daily classes/warm-ups in Dance and Voice, technical work and rehearsals building toward performances at the Woodstock Playhouse.


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Performing Artists & Community Youth through Musical Theatre Education & Performance

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