Theater Arts Schools in Pennsylvania: Acting lessons in Philadelphia for kids, musical theater camps for teens, youth drama workshops, singing classes, vocal coach, voice instruction, performing arts teacher, summer acting camps in PA
The Media Theatre - Broadway Musical Theater Camp: Located just west of Philadelphia in Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, The Media Theatre - Broadway Musical Theater Camp offers theatre, acting and voice classes for young children of six years upwards as well as teenagers. Students develop an ability to improvise and to bring one's own personal and honest response to the text or the script. All acting classes within The Media Theatre School of The Theatre follow an 8-week schedule are based on the Sanford Meisner Technique, which follows the mantra "Acting is living as truthfully as one can under an imaginary circumstance."
We provide: - Theatre, Acting and Voice classes for young children of six years upwards and teenagers - Acting and Theatre Workshops during school breaks - Summer Acting Camps - Acting and Song Contests - We also provide adult programs
Theatre, Acting and Voice Classes: We offer theatre, acting and voice classes for young children of six years upwards as well as teenagers. Students develop an ability to improvise and to bring one's own personal and honest response to the text or the script. We have a full season of mainstage Broadway musicals and children's programming.
Acting and Song Contest: We also have a Delco Idol contest during summer months, so that young people ages 14-24, who may not otherwise have an outlet for their talents, have the ability to showcase themselves and their favorite songs in any genre onstage in front of hundreds of people with positive feedback from entertainment specialists and local community leaders. Summer Camp: Camp Media Theatre is an extraordinary and exciting opportunity for young actors to study with Professional Directors, Performers, and Technicians. This intensive, two-week day camp is a fun, enriching and rewarding experience.
Campers write, design, and perform an improvisational theatre production that is performed on the Media Theatre stage for family, friends and the general public.
Each camp session is designed for children 5-17 years of age, in three separate age groups.
Camphill Special School is a non-profit private Waldorf school located in Glenmoore, Chester County, PA. We offer residential and day academic and prevocational programs, as well as therapeutic care, for children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities in kindergarten through grade twelve. We also offer a Transition Program for young people aged eighteen to twenty-one which prepares them for adult life.
Our students have disabilities that may include, but are not restricted to, mental retardation (MR), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD), Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fragile X Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, and other syndromes associated with intellectual disability.
Camphill Special School is part of the worldwide Camphill Movement and the only Camphill community in North America for children, as well as the only Waldorf school in the country for children with developmental and intellectual disabilities. We are accedited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA).
Holy Ghost Preparatory School, located adjacent to the busy I-95 corridor in metropolitan Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a private Catholic college prep school for young men offering grades 9 through 12. Holy Ghost Prep is a vibrant community of 500+ young men preparing for college and adult life through a challenging program which stresses the cultivation of students' unique gifts and talents, academic excellence, and generous service to the poor. We continue to be mindful of our founding history as a seminary as we seek to form young men morally, intellectually, and spiritually in the Spiritan tradition.
Located in central Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, eastern Pennsylvania, The Philadelphia School is a private co-educational school for boys and girls in preschool through 8th grade. Theme-based learning is one of the principle tools we as progressive educators use to help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills and to encourage them to make complex connections across disciplines.
The goals of our curricular sequence are to achieve greater thematic coherence and to broaden multicultural awareness through in-depth studies of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. TPS is a vibrant, progressive learning community. We believe that education should be embedded in authentic, real-world experiences. It is our goal to create an environment where students learn respect for the individual, respect for the community, and respect for democratic ideals.
The Philadelphia School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation. We are accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.
- Primary Unit (1st and 2nd Grade)
- Junior School (3rd -5th Grade)
- Middle School Curriculum with science, language arts, mathematics, geography, history as well as media literacy skills, nutrition, P.E., art and drama
- Early Risers Program
- Auxiliary (Afterschool) Program with a wide range of opportunities
- Summer Camp
Westtown School, located in Chester County (22 miles west of Philadelphia), southeastern Pennsylvania, is a private, co-educational, Quaker school for grades pre-K through 12. Westtown School offers an essential education where young children continually find wonder in learning, middle schoolers turn their volatile energy into academic and personal momentum, and high school students move forward into advanced academic exploration, self-knowledge, and independent purpose. Westtown School was founded in 1799 and for over 200 years has offered young people a rigorous college preparatory education along with the Friends’ values of Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community & Equality.
Winchester Thurston School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school offering grades Pre-K through Grade 12. We are located on two campuses in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: a Pre-Kindergarten through grade five North Hills Campus in Allison Park and a Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 City Campus in Shadyside. The students, faculty and leadership at Winchester Thurston draw strength and guidance from more than a century of tradition and learning as we evolve and grow as a school community.
Winchester Thurston School actively engages each student in a challenging and inspiring learning process that develops the mind, motivates the passion to achieve and cultivates the character to serve.
Co-Ed Programs from Pre-K through Grade 12 Students:
- Lower School (PreK-4)
- Middle School (Grade 5-8)
- Upper School (Grade 9-12)
- After School Program
- Summer Program
- Foreign Languages (from PreK)
- Academic Enrichment and Challenge Program
- Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
- College Counseling
Breezy Point Day School in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is an accredited preschool offering full and half day programs to children ages one through Kindergarten (1-6 years). We are located on 85 acres of rolling hills, just minutes from Newtown, Langhorne, Holland, Yardley, Richboro, Churchville and Feasterville and only 6 minutes from I-95 exit 49- Newtown, PA.
Breezy Point is one of a select number of preschools in Bucks County to be accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) which is the "gold standard" of excellence in childcare.
At Breezy Point, we also offer summer day camp programs for kids (2-14 years), and a swim club for juniors (6-18 years).
- Artistic and Creative Experiences
- Cultural Studies
- Dramatic Arts
- Hands-On Science Curriculum
- Enrichment Activities
- Family Participation
- Hands-On Math Curriculum
- Music Education
- Physical Fitness
- Social and Emotional Development
At Breezy Point, we also offer 4, 6 & 8 week summer day camps for kids (2-14 years), and a swim club to juniors (6-18 years).