2020 NEW YORK Performing Arts Summer Camp: Kids & Teens • AUG. 3-7, 2020

Monday, August 3, 2020, 9:00am

Pay the $899.00 class fee in full.
Pay a deposit of $250.00 to secure a spot in this class.
The remaining balance is due two weeks before the first day of class.

Actors Connection Performing Arts Camp is the leading New York professional summer program for ages 7-16. 

Kids & Teens work on-camera with 12 Casting Directors, Talent Agents, and Broadway Stars in one jam-packed week. 

Camp meets Monday to Friday, August 3-7, 2020 from 9am to 4pm.

This is "the ultimate dream camp for young performers" as featured in BroadwayWorld!

In addition to real-world training, our past participants have met representation or found auditions for major NY & LA productions through our program.

★ Jump-start your acting career through master classes and events with New York industry pro's in TV, film, commercial and print.

★ Learn and train with VIPs and receive quality feedback plus videos from class to watch at home.

★ Film a high-quality scene for your demo reel and receive a complimentary headshot!


Camps meets at our NYC studios at 630 9th Ave. Ste. 1410, New York, NY 10036. Discounted hotel accommodations are available upon request for families from out of town.





★ Jen Rudin, Jen Rudin Casting
★ Gayle Seay, Wojcik/Seay Casting
★ Eve Battaglia, Eve Battaglia Casting
★ Donna McKenna, Donna McKenna Casting
★ Lisa Fischoff, Broadcasters NY
★ Barry Shapiro, Herman & Lipson Casting


★ Kerri Krilla, CESD Talent Agency
★ David Gilbert, Zuri Model & Talent Agency
★ Dina Torre, Generation TV
★ Eddie Rabon, Take 3 Talent Agency
★ Mallory Levy, DDO Talent Agency

...and many more!





We're in BroadwayWorld news! Click to read some of our favorite features:

Camp Returns With Stephen Bradbury (HARRY POTTER On Broadway), Jason Veasey (LION KING), Kim Exum (BOOK OF MORMON), Alena Watters (THE CHER SHOW) And More

Kim Exum From Broadway's BOOK OF MORMON Visits Actors Connection Performing Arts Camp

Actors Connection Performing Arts Camp Returns With Cheech Manohar From MEAN GIRLS On Broadway And 12 Special Guests!

ALADDIN and NEWSIES Stars talk to Actors Connection's Performing Arts Campers

Jen Rudin Author & Casting Director known for Disney Channel shows drops in to do book signing for Confessions of a Casting Director

Broadway Star Felicia Finley teaches a movie-musical combination similar to Fox's Hairspray and NBC's The Wiz

Celebrity Acting Coach Denise Simon Chats With Parents of Actors Connection Campers.



Tentative Schedule:


Monday to Friday, Aug. 3-7, 2020
9:00am to 4:00pm

Parents may drop-off their child in the morning and return at 4pm for pick-up.

Family/friends are invited to the Talent Agent Showcase during camp on Thursday, including a Q&A session with the Agents in attendance.


What To Prepare & Expect:

  • Prepare scene(s) for the week which we will email you the week before camp begins.
  • Bring bagged lunch daily.
  • We'll provide the rest - including access to all events, agent showcase, morning/afternoon snacks, beverages, wrap pizza party and more acting surprises.
  • Demo reel filming and complimentary headshot also included!


 Lesson Plan:

Kids & Teens will learn from industry professionals about the following topics during this 5-day program:

  • Working in the New York film/TV and Broadway market
  • Acting Method and Technique
  • Scene work with a partner/reader
  • Cold reading 
  • Improvisation skills
  • Making bold and informed character choices
  • Speech and articulation
  • How movies are made
  • How to prepare for and what to expect at auditions
  • What makes a strong headshot & demo reel
  • Connecting with casting for auditions / self-taping
  • How to find a talent agent


 Parent Testimonials:

  "Thank you so very much for giving Shawn the opportunity to be at the camp. He hasnt stopped talking about it! He enjoyed every single day there. The staff was amazing and he learned so much. We cannot wait for the next camp! We are absolutely thrilled with the headshot. It came out beautiful!!   Also, wanted to give you an you an update. On Monday, Erica from Abrams Artist Agency reached out to us and asked us to come in today for a meeting...we went there this morning and they said they would love to work with him. We cannot thank you guys enough for the opportunity!" -Stephanie, Parent of Shawn Nazar, NY Performing Arts Camp, August 2019

“Karina loved every minute of camp and can’t wait for next year!  The demo reel is amazing!!! Abrams Artists Agency has contacted me for a meeting with Karina. Thank you again for everything!”  -Jes, Parent of Karina Siegel, NY Performing Arts Camp, July 2019  

“My daughter Emmalynne had a fantastic week at Actors Connection NY Performing Arts Camp. Tuesday evening on the walk home, she asked, "Do they offer this camp every year? Can I sign up for next year, tomorrow?” -Kathy, Parent of Emmalynne Ratze, NY Performing Arts Camp, July 2019  

“Madelyn not only had a blast but learned so much. It was such a perfect mix of fun, community and learning. She said it was so refreshing to be working with other kids that have the same passion in life.”   -Courtney, Parent of Madelyn Paterna, NY Performing Arts Camp, July 2019  

“From the moment I signed my daughter up for Acting Camp with Actors Connection, their staff were right there to help with everything!  They are patient and really care about the kids!  Gia had been on a few commercial auditions and was pretty nervous; after the filmed scene at camp she felt like a pro!  I can't thank Actors Connection enough!” -Lisa, Prent of Gia DeStefano, NY Performing Arts Camp, August 2018 

Success Stories:

Click here to see what our past participants have been up to after acting in our programs!



*Scenes will be recorded on-camera and will be made available to you within a week via your actorsconnection.com profile in the "My Videos" tab. Please note: from time to time technical issues do occur. As a result video clips from class are a courtesy, not a guarantee.*


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made with 4 weeks advance notice before the program start date for a full Actors Connection credit to be issued. Cancellations made 2-4 weeks before the program start date will be partially credited after incurring a $150 cancellation fee. Cancellations made less than 2 weeks before the start date will not be credited and may still incur a $150 cancellation fee. There are no refunds.

 Questions? Need discounts to hotels? 
Please email kids@actorsconnection.com.

Don't get stuck on the wait-list, this program has SOLD OUT in previous years as there are LIMITED SPOTS!!


Monday, August 3, 20209:00 am
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Thursday, August 6, 20209:00 am
Friday, August 7, 20209:00 am

The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.