Peace Studio: Broadway
Musical Theater Camp
July 20-31, 2020 • Peace Center Campus
About The Program
Peace Studio: Broadway – a two-week musical theater summer camp – returns! This robust program brings together top musical theater educators to give teens with a passion for singing, dancing, and acting a crash course into the theater process, PLUS the opportunity to perform on stage.
Week One • July 20-24 • 9 am – 4:30 pm
Students will dive into the fundamentals of musical theater through interactive classes in acting, singing, and dancing taught by Jonathan Flom, Henry Lewers, and Stacy Alley. Days will consist of workshops in stage presence, movement, improv, vocal technique, musical theater history, audition coaching, and more.
Week Two • July 27-31 • 9 am – 4:30 pm
Time to put the skills learned in week one to work! Budding artists will work on bringing to life personalized selections from the best of Broadway, past and present.
Showcase • July 31, 4 pm
Family and friends are invited to watch their rising star in a final showcase that is free and open to the public.
Artistic Director: Jonathan Flom
Jonathan Flom is the president of the Musical Theatre Educators Alliance. In Flom’s time as head of Musical Theatre at Shenandoah Conservatory, he developed curricula to prepare students for the contemporary business of theater. He created and taught an entrepreneurial course entitled "Preparation for the Theatre Profession," and championed the inclusion of pop/rock singing, the Meisner acting technique, and on-camera work. He is the author of Get the Callback: The Art of Auditioning for Musical Theatre and Act Like It's Your Business: Branding and Marketing Strategies for Actors.
Music Director: Henry Lewers
Henry Lewers is a music director, pianist, and educator, currently serving on the musical theatre faculty at the University of Alabama, where he teaches courses in musicianship and musical theatre history and is the vocal coach/music director for the department. Prior to his appointment at UA, he was associate conductor on the national tours of Bullets Over Broadway and Memphis, and music assistant for the Broadway production of Aladdin. Henry has also worked as a music director at the Forestburgh Playhouse (NY), and served on the musical theatre faculty at the Kentucky Center’s Governor’s School for the Arts.
Dance Director: Stacy Alley
Stacy Alley is head of Musical Theatre and an associate professor of musical theatre/dance at the University of Alabama. Alley is a professional director and choreographer whose recent teaching and/or artistic credits include work in Denmark, Tanzania, Norway, Scotland, and Chile. She has been performing professionally for over 30 years, including five years as a featured dancer in Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular. She is the Musical Theatre Educators Alliance vice president and a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC).
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The Peace Center is accessible. For the best accessible experience, reserve Patron Assistance services in advance by contacting the Box Office at 864.467.3000.
Hotels & Accommodations
The Peace Center is centrally located in Downtown Greenville. There are many hotels in the vicinity that are within walking or driving distance.
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Add-on: Musical Theater College Audition Intensive
Saturday, August 1, 2020 • 9 am – 4 pm • Gunter Theatre • $75
Peace Studio: Broadway attendees who are rising high school juniors and seniors can add on our new, one-day Musical Theater College Audition Intensive.
Get a detailed overview of the entire college audition process and important need-to-know information:
- How to find a list of schools that are right for you
- How to do pre-screens
- How to organize the entire process for minimal stress
- What to ask at auditions and interviews
- How to choose the right school
In the afternoon, polish your audition materials (monologues and/or songs) in personal coaching sessions with Jonathan Flom, president of the Musical Theatre Educators Alliance and head of the new Musical Theatre BFA concentration at Slippery Rock University.
Parents are highly encouraged to attend the morning information session from 9-11 am.
Includes: All courses and personalized coaching for two weeks, and a camp t-shirt.
Payment plans are available and must be paid in full by June 15, 2020. Please contact the Box Office at 864.467.3000.