Theater Camps

Bay Street Theater’s camps and classes are aimed at fostering students’ wide range of interests and abilities in the arts. Our variety of offerings provides students of any age between 4 and 18 with opportunities to experiment with and develop their skills in areas of theater from Puppetry to Musical Theater to Shakespeare.

The following protocols* will be in place for the safety of all staff, camp attendees, and visitors:

  • Face coverings are not required for entry to the theater, and are optional for both indoor and outdoor camps.

  • Routine cleaning and disinfecting will be conducted, especially of all performance props and shared spaces.

  • Any child that chooses to wear a mask for both indoor and outdoor camps will be fully supported by the camp staff.

*Protocols will be adjusted to reflect most current NYS and CDC guidance for outdoor camps. For the latest information, please call 631 725 0818.

If a camp is canceled due to lack of participants, registrants will be notified and reimbursed on the Friday before the Monday start date of each camp. If a registration is canceled for a camp that is confirmed to occur, no refunds will be offered. Registrants will receive notification that all payments are non-refundable at time of purchase.

For any questions, or further information about our camp offerings, contact Director of Education & Community Outreach, Allen O’Reilly, at allen@baystreet.org.

 

Upcoming Theater Camps Shows & Events

Everything Voice-Over!
Category: Education January 30 through March 6

In this six-week offering, participants will have the opportunity to dig into the potentially lucrative world of voice-over acting.

Cuban Salsa Dance
Category: Education January 31 through March 21

Join Jaime Ruiz and Friends at the Bay Street Theater for an eight-week course in the basics of Cuban Salsa!

Straight-up Scene Study with Noëlle Parker
Category: Education February 1 through March 8

Straight Up Scene Study with Noëlle Parker is an inclusive class for actors of every level!

My Life: The Musical, Vacation Camp!
Category: Education February 20 at 9:00am

Join us for a weeklong musical theater camp! Ages 7-13

Stage Combat with Rick Sordelet
Category: Education February 25 at 1:00pm

Rick Sordelet of Sordelet Inc. is one of the leading Fight Directors in the nation. Learn the basics of “Hand to Hand Combat,” stage a scene utilizing the fight techniques they have learned, and then film it all in one workshop!

On-Camera with Meghan Rafferty Featuring Comic Scenes from Film and TV!
Category: Education March 4 through April 8

Each week participants will be given a new scene to work on; one of the weeks will be focused on “cold reading,” a common phenomenon in the world of auditioning for film and television.

Just for Laughs Improv!
Category: Education March 6 through April 24

You don’t need to be funny to take this class! Just be open to fun and let us teach you the rest! Join improv master Scott Baker and learn both short form and character development improvisation techniques.

The Riotous Youth! A Shakespearean Comedy Theater Camp!
Category: Education April 10 at 10:00am

This coming April, students ages 7 to 13 will work together to rehearse and present an abbreviated adaptation of a Shakespearean comedy!

Page to Stage Workshop with Vincent Murphy
Category: Education April 23 at 12:00pm

In this one-day workshop, Mr. Murphy will focus on techniques and the 6 building block strategies you can use to adapt stage-worthy plays.

My Favorite Tales!—Weeklong Camp for Kids Ages 4-7
Category: Education July 10 at 9:30am

Ages 4-7 will adapt their favorite fairy tales and myths into a presentation that will be performed for friends and family on the final day of camp!

My Life: The Musical!—Weeklong Camp for Kids Ages 9-12
Category: Education July 10 at 9:30am

In this camp, students will work together with a teaching artist to create and perform their very own musical!

Improv Squad!–Weeklong Camp for Kids Ages 9-12
Category: Education July 17 at 9:30am

Do you like Improv games? In this new camp, learn about what makes these Improv games so fun and how the world of Improv relates to the world of Theater!

My Life: The Musical!—Weeklong Camp for Kids Ages 7-9
Category: Education July 17 at 9:30am

In this camp, students will work together with a teaching artist to create and perform their very own musical!

Improv Squad!–Weeklong Camp for Kids Ages 7-9
Category: Education July 24 at 9:30am

Do you like Improv games? In this new camp, learn about what makes these Improv games so fun and how the world of Improv relates to the world of Theater!

Ready, Steady, Shoot. Act!–Weeklong Camp For Teens Ages 13-17
Category: Education July 24 at 9:30am

Do you shoot videos for TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, or Snapchat, make music videos, skateboarding or surfing videos, hanging with friends’ videos? Do you vlog, shoot dramas, comedies or horror films? Then, the Ready, Steady, Shoot. Act! Workshop is for you.

Sing, Sing a Song!–Weeklong Camps for Kids Ages 4-7
Category: Education July 31 at 9:30am

Inspired by the ever-popular My Life: The Musical camps, this new offering will provide lower elementary students the opportunity to learn the basics of musical theater!

Leading the Show!–Weeklong Camp for Teens Ages 13-17
Category: Education July 31 at 9:30am

Campers can choose one character from the history of musical theatre or plays that they are interested in studying, and with guidance, take a thorough examination of that character’s arc and journey throughout their respective show.

My Favorite Tales!– Weeklong Camp For Kids Ages 4-7
Category: Education August 7 at 9:30am

Participants will adapt their favorite fairy tales and myths into a presentation that will be performed for friends and family on the final day of camp!

My Life: The Musical!–Weeklong Camp For Kids Ages 9-12
Category: Education August 7 at 9:30am

In this camp, students will work together with a teaching artist to create and perform their very own musical!

My Life: The Musical!–Weeklong Camp For Kids Ages 7-9
Category: Education August 14 at 9:30am

In this camp, students will work together with a teaching artist to create and perform their very own musical!

Who Do I Want to Be Today?–Weeklong Camp For Kids Ages 4-7
Category: Education August 14 at 9:30am

In this new and interactive camp for young actors; participants will work with masks, animals, creatures, and people masks) to explore the world of characterization and movement!

Shakespeare Mini-Mainstage!–Weeklong Camp for Kids Ages 7-9 & 9-12
Category: Education August 21 at 9:30am

In this performance class, participants will rehearse and perform an abbreviated version of a Shakespeare play!