KidsAct!

Awaken your child’s imagination with a one-of-a-kind camp in the Berkshires.

Registration is open for KidsAct! Junior and Senior spring and summer sessions!

KIDSACT! Junior for Grades 2-5 (Ages 7-10)

Join Barrington Stage Company for an exciting theatre program for students ages 7-10. This 1-week workshop intensive will focus on building acting and improvisation skills through fun theatre games, as well as the creation of an original play to be performed for parents and friends on the final day of the program. This week’s intensive will also offer classes in magic!

Our performing arts intensive camps are a training ground for future performing arts professionals. Students learn all aspects of theatre and what it takes to create quality productions. KidsAct! has been bringing the professionalism of BSC to students in the Berkshires since 2004. Winner of the 2016 Gold Daisy Award for Best Drama/ Theater lessons in the Berkshires, by Macaroni Kid- Register for KidsAct! today and study with the best.

KidsAct! provides training in:

Acting * Improvisation * Character Development * Playwriting * Performance* Choreography

Students must turn 7 years old prior to 4/15/17.
All cancellations subject to $25 service fee.
No refunds will be awarded for cancellations after 4/3/17
Limited need-based scholarships available.

For information contact Jane O’Leary, Associate Director of Education, at 413-464-8094 or education@barringtonstageco.org.

KidsAct! Senior for Grades 6-8 (Ages 11-14)

Our exciting new program designed for ages 11-14 focuses on building performance skills through coaching, and individualized attention. Each student will write and develop their own monologue which they will be able to use in auditions for productions in the Berkshires. For those interested in musical theatre we will help them select a song appropriate for auditions. At the end of the week, students will perform in a special performance at Barrington Stage Company.

KidsAct! Senior provides training that prepares your child for professional auditions in the Berkshires including our acclaimed Youth Theatre program. KidsAct! Senior provides the professionalism of Barrington Stage for budding young performers!

Our performing arts intensive camps are a training ground for future performing arts professionals. Students learn all aspects of theatre and what it takes to create quality productions. KidsAct! has been bringing the professionalism of BSC to students in the Berkshires since 2004. Winner of the 2016 Gold Daisy Award for Best Drama/ Theater lessons in the Berkshires, by Macaroni Kid- Register for KidsAct! today and study with the best.

KidsAct! provides training in:

Acting * Improvisation * Character Development * Playwriting * Performance* Choreography

Students must turn 11 years old prior to 4/15/17.
All cancellations subject to $25 service fee.
No refunds will be awarded for cancellations after 4/3/17
Limited need-based scholarships available.

For information contact Jane O’Leary, Associate Director of Education, at 413-464-8094 or education@barringtonstageco.org.

KIDSACT! Junior for grades 2-5 (Ages 7-10)

Join Barrington Stage Company for an exciting theatre program for students ages 7-10. This 2 week theatre camp will focus on building acting and improvisation skills through fun theatre games, as well as the creation of an original play to be performed for parents and friends on the final day of the program.

Our performing arts intensive camps are a training ground for future performing arts professionals. Students learn all aspects of theatre and what it takes to create quality productions. KidsAct! has been bringing the professionalism of BSC to students in the Berkshires since 2004. Winner of the 2016 Gold Daisy Award for Best Drama/ Theater lessons in the Berkshires, by Macaroni Kid- Register for KidsAct! today and study with the best.

KidsAct! provides training in:

Acting * Improvisation * Character Development * Playwriting * Performance* Choreography

KidsAct! Junior has openings in the following camps:

  • KidsACT! Camp – June 26-July 8th,  Two weeks, (week one Mon- Fri, Week two Wed- Saturday) 9am-3pm, Tuition $500, early bird rate $450 ** July 4th camp is not held and the final day of the program is a Saturday. REGISTER
  • KidsAct! Camp- July 10-21st, Two weeks, (M-F) 9am-3pm, Tuition $500, early bird rate $450 REGISTER
  • KidsAct! Camp- July 24- Aug 4, Two weeks,( M-F) 9am – 3pm, Tuition $500, early bird rate $450 REGISTER
  • KidsAct! Camp – Aug 7-18, Two weeks (M-F) , 9am-3pm, Tuition $500, early bird rate $450 REGISTER

Students must turn 7 years old prior to 6/1/17.
All cancellations subject to $25 service fee.
Cancellations require two weeks notice.
Limited need-based scholarships available.

For information contact Jane O’Leary, Associate Director of Education, at 413-464-8094 or education@barringtonstageco.org

KidsAct! Senior for grades 6-8 (ages 11-14)

Our exciting new program designed for ages 11-14 focuses on building performance skills through coaching, and individualized attention. Each student will write and develop their own monologue which they will be able to use in auditions for productions in the Berkshires. For those interested in musical theatre we will help them select a song appropriate for auditions. At the end of the week, students will perform in a special performance at Barrington Stage Company.

KidsAct! Senior provides training that prepares your child for professional auditions in the Berkshires. Training in the KidsAct! Sr. prepares students for our acclaimed Youth Theatre program. KidsAct! Senior provides the professionalism of Barrington Stage for budding young performers!

Our performing arts intensive camps are a training ground for future performing arts professionals. Students learn all aspects of theatre and what it takes to create quality productions. KidsAct! has been bringing the professionalism of BSC to students in the Berkshires since 2004. Winner of the 2016 Gold Daisy Award for Best Drama/ Theater lessons in the Berkshires, by Macaroni Kid- Register for KidsAct! today and study with the best.

KidsAct! provides training in:

Acting * Improvisation * Character Development * Playwriting * Performance* Choreography

KidsAct! Senior has openings in the following camps:

  • KidsACT! Camp – June 26-July 8th,  Two weeks, (week one Mon- Fri, Week two Wed- Saturday) 9am-3pm, Tuition $500, early bird rate $450 ** July 4th camp is not held and the final day of the program is a Saturday. REGISTER
  • KidsAct! Camp- July 10-21st, Two weeks, (M-F) 9am-3pm, Tuition $500, early bird rate $450 REGISTER
  • KidsAct! Camp- July 24- Aug 4, Two weeks,( M-F) 9am – 3pm, Tuition $500, early bird rate $450 REGISTER
  • KidsAct! Camp – Aug 7-18, Two weeks (M-F) , 9am-3pm, Tuition $500, early bird rate $450 REGISTER

Students must turn 11 years old prior to 6/1/17.
All cancellations subject to $25 service fee.
Cancellations require two weeks notice.
Limited need-based scholarships available.

For information contact Jane O’Leary, Associate Director of Education, at 413-464-8094 or education@barringtonstageco.org

Tim Pare (Director of Education) joined Barrington Stage in August 2015. Prior to joining BSC, Tim was the Education Director for Lake Dillon Theatre Company in Colorado.  As an educator, Tim has worked with the education programs at Cohoes Music Hall (NY), Warren Consolidated School of Performing Arts (MI), Arts Academy in the Woods (MI), STREB Action Lab’s SLAM (NY), Stagedoor Manor (NY), Granbury Opera House (TX), Little Theatre on the Square (IL) and The Co-op School (NY). A graduate of Michigan State University, he has also worked creatively as a writer, director, choreographer and performer all over the country.

Jane O’Leary (Director of KidsACT! and Playwright Mentoring Project) joined Barrington Stage in September 2015. Prior to joining BSC, Jane earned her Masters in Applied Theatre at CUNY School of Professional Studies. Having studied Drama as an undergraduate at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Jane studied at Stella Adler Studios as well as Playwrights Horizons. A former teacher and director at Gotham City Improv, Jane has performed, produced and directed countless Improv shows in NYC at Gotham City Improv, The Magnet, Upright Citizen’s Brigade and The PIT. As a teaching artist Jane has worked with the Creative Arts Team (NY), Broadway Classroom (NY), NYC Children’s Theater (NY) Mosholu Montefiore. A member of Actor’s Equity, Jane has performed in many productions regionally and in NYC.

Philip Calabro (Education Coordinator) joined Barrington Stage in October 2016. Prior to joining Barrington Stage, Philip earned his degree in Theatre Performance at Winthrop University from a cozy town in South Carolina. From there he worked regionally in Children’s Theatres, including Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and Stagedoor Manor in Upstate, NY, teaching acting and stage managing. He then moved to New York City and furthered his career Off-Broadway in The Amazing Max as a magician’s assistant. For 3 years he honed his skills in magic while performing and stage managing in various productions Off and Off-Off Broadway.

Brett Roden (Musical Director) is thrilled to be back teaching in the Education Program with Barrington Stage Company for the second time after interning with BSC during the summer of 2016. From Central New York, Brett has served as music director for Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central School, BroadwayKids! at BSC, Madrid-Waddington Central School, Syracuse Children’s Theatre, SUNY Potsdam’s Creative Arts Camp and Manlius Pebble Hill Summer Stock. Brett also enjoys being a performer himself on the operatic and musical theatre stage. Brett has an undergraduate degree from The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam in Musical Theatre Arts through the (SIIM) Student Initiated Interdepartmental Major.

KidsAct! Spring Sessions

April 17 – April 21

Classes meet Monday-Friday, 9 AM – 3 PM.

$250 per session/ $225 early bird pricing (Available through March 17th)

KidsAct! Spring
Junior 

Grades 2-5  (Ages 7-10)

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KidsAct! Spring
Senior

Grades 6-8 (Ages 11-14)

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