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Digital Media Academy
DMA is critically acclaimed and has been featured in the New York Times, Nintendo Power and ranked by Worth.com as one of the ten best summer camps in the world.
THE DMA EXPERIENCE
Founded in 2002 by technology educators from Stanford University, and led by former Stanford educators and interactive education and entertainment creators from Apple and Walt Disney Studios - Digital Media Academy delivers a world-class digital learning experience.
Learn video game design, iPhone and iPad App development, Google Android app development, robotics, computer programming using Java or C+++, digital filmmaking, digital photography, website design, 3D modeling, animation and so much more.
Beginning to advanced student campers age 6-18 learn by doing with hands-on instruction from industry professionals, with real-world experience. DMA builds and develops STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills - many of DMA’s instructors have literally written the book on the subject that they teach. DMA Alumni include television and music producers, filmmakers, professional photographers as well as game and app developers.
At DMA, students experience life on the campus of a prestigious American university like Stanford, Harvard or UCLA (just to name a few) while making friends and learning with others who share the same interests. Small class sizes (8:1 max) guarantee a personalized experience. Students work on their own personal project in every class.*
*DMA Studios are a group based project learning experience.
WHY CHOOSE DMA?
•Stanford University Accreditation - get Stanford continuing studies credits to enhance a college portfolio or resume
•Separate teaching and activity staff
•The lowest student to staff ratio - ranges from 3:1 or 8:1 depending on classroom needs
•The latest software and hardware - Apple computers
•Balanced experiene for kids, including outdoor activities
•Optional residential program includes organized evening and weekend activities - video game competitions, movie premieres and more
•Family owned and operated - we're parents too!
If it involves creating digital media, we can teach you how to create the future at Digital Media Academy - the world’s best computer and digital arts summer camp.
For experiences beyond the traditional one-week camp, see our 2-week teen academies and immersive DMA Studios experiences below.
DMA is an Apple Certified Training Center and teen camp/courses are accredited by Stanford University.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT DMA
"Vastly better than any of the other summer camps we've been to" -Glen Scott, Parent
"DMA is the best camp I have ever been to. I learned how to make iPhone apps in one week!" - Lewis, DMA App Development Student
"I knew absolutely nothing about Maya when I first signed up but now it feels like I could make anything I want with just a little practice" - Sawyer, DMA Maya Student
"The best 2 weeks of my life - I met great friends for life and I gained great filmmaking skills" - Caitlin, DMA Film Student
Texas Arts Project (TAP)
Intensive Performing and Media Arts Programs set on the 400-acre campus of St. Stephen's School in the scenic Texas Hill Country in Austin, Texas.
UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVE SPIRIT
Texas Arts Project is not your ordinary summer camp. While we enjoy many standard camp activities, the real excitement comes when campers discover the joy of creation and the thrill of performance. Outstanding teaching, direction, and performance experiences enhance skill, encourage cooperative work, and nurture self-confidence. St. Stephens' faculty, college professors and regional and national working artists join together as we strive for excellence through an artistic program where students are actively encouraged to find the place where process meets product.
Junior Camps (Ages 9-13)
Junior 1 (Beg – Int)
Week-long Sessions // $1,175
Session 1: June 8 – 13, 2014
Session 2: June 29 – July 4, 2014
Junior 2 (Int - Adv)
2-week Session // $1,975
June 15 – June 28, 2014
Senior Camp (Ages 14-18)
3-week Session // $2,575 - $2,775
June 15 – July 6, 2014
Senior Advanced Camp - College Prep Program (Ages 15-18)
4-week Session // $3,075
June 8 – July 6, 2014
Faculty hails from New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, and Austin.
Former campers are studying at top college programs such as Juilliard, CCM, Texas State, Ithaca, NYU, Northwestern and more. Others are winning national film competitions, acting in television and commercials and performing in theatres around the country.
TAP is located at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, a 428-acre campus near Austin in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, offering breath-taking views and state-of-the-art facilities. The arts facilities include the Helm Fine Arts Center featuring the Temple Family Theatre, a 410-seat performance venue and proscenium stage; the Scanlon Art Gallery; two fully equipped art studios; a 100-seat recital hall; and an open-air portico overlooking Lake Austin.
ADVENTURE KIOWA and KIOWA U are overnight, enrichment camps located 30 minutes north of Dallas, TX for boys and girls ages 6 - 17. Offerings include: Lego Robotics, Cooking, 3-D Animation, Digital Photography, Digital Art, Drama, Woodworking, Tennis and Sculpture rounded out with sports and adventure activities and evening entertainment.
ADVENTURE KIOWA and KIOWA U - 2 unique opportunties in "An ideal summer camp for ALL campers!" Camp Kiowa offers, boys and girls, ages 6-17, learning opportunities that stimulate both the mind and body. Through professional instruction, unique enrichment programs, and recreational activities, campers enjoy a fun and creative summer of discovery on a beautiful college campus and a state-of-the-art adventure camp.
Activities include Digital Art & Photography, LEGO Robotics, Cooking, Art & Sculpture, Rock Climbing, Drama, Tennis, Golf, Swimming, Yoga, Dance, Basketball, Archery, Team Building, Leadership, Science, Nature, Creative Writing, and more!
Camp Kiowa morning program allows your child an in-depth exploration of a specific area of interest, while the afternoon activities provides campers with an introduction to a variety of new experiences and challenges. Engaging teachers and counselors work directly with your children. Campers will explore new activities and develop new interests; they may discover passions that will enrich them for a lifetime. Our encouraging environment offers children the opportunity to build character, self-confidence, independence, and strong relationships. Diverse sports and fun field trips round out the camp’s activities. Email us below to learn more.
This summer, your child can be a star! kidsActing has been Austin's premiere acting school for 30 years. Our camps inspire kids to be creative and confident while having fun.
Come "play" with us at kidsActing's award-winning summer camps. We've been named to the Hall of Fame for the Austin Chronicle's Reader's poll, having been voted Best Summer Camps seven times, and receiving that honor for the past five years in a row! At our camps we provide a supportive environment where kids can be creative, expressive and above all have fun. This summer for our full scale productions we offer B. Iden Payne award-winning, original musical Waking Sleeping Beauty and Shakespeare's classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing. On a smaller scale we offer an array of plays and musicals including: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe; Hairspray!; Lion King; Wicked and more! For a variety of activities your child can learn skills such as stage combat, accents, and screen-acting in our Acting classes. Or create a whole new world of magic in our new Wizardry classes where kids play Quidditch, become magical creatures, and make their own magical wand to keep! With diversity in classes at twelve locations in Austin and surrounding areas, there's bound to be a kidsActing class that's perfect for you. kidsActing has been Austin's premiere children's acting school for 30 years. Our students have moved on to study at Julliard and perform on Broadway, but it all started with fun at kidsActing. As one of our parent's has said "Where do you begin when your child has a dream? You begin here - kidsActing."
Austin Film and Arts Academy
Austin Film and Art Academy teaches filmmaking, stop-gap animation,Screen acting,SFX make-up, screen writing, acting and stunt work for film.Students learn to write, shoot and edit their own short films.
Austin Film and Arts Academy teaches film making in a fun, hand on environment. Students learn to produce, write, shoot and edit their own short narrative films. It’s a `script to screen’ program- students learn to work together on a creative team. Austin Film and Art Academy also offers classes in screen acting,SFX make-up, stop-gap animation, screen writing and stunt work for film.Austin Film and Arts Academy holds a end of summer red carpet screening of the students films, and offers resources and mentoring for young filmmakers. AFAA offers two scholarships each summer in the digital film making class. Student ages are 9 -17.
Camp Broadway Bound is Broadway Bounds Summer musical theatre day-camp. This camp is a safe, non-competitive environment designed to awaken the creative spirit and imagination through acting, music, dance, and performance.
The camps meet Monday through Friday either 9:00am to 1:00pm or 1:30pm - 5:30pm, for 1 week as students prepare to present a showcase presentation for family and friends.
Camp apprentices love being "immersed" in theatre, while they are involved in every aspect of the production from learning lines, music and dance steps, to creating costumes, props, and staging their showcase.
Applause Theatre Co
Texas Shakespeare Festival Acting Workshop
This workshop is geared to young actors who would like the training and insight of professional actors.
Two One-Week Acting Workshops
Dates: July 11-July 19th & July 25-August 2
Location: Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, TX
Students will live on the Kilgore College Campus
Daily classes from 8:30 AM–5:30 PM
1. Audition Techniques: How to choose the right monologue, basic headshot information and a "how to" for resumes, marketing yourself, and discovering what roles fit you.
2. Stage Combat: Learn a choreographed fight with rapier swords, daggers, and more.
3. Musical Theatre: Finding your vocal range, choosing a song, vocal exercises and techniques.
4. Voice and Speech: Breath support, pitch, control, posture, diction, dialects, and vocal warm ups for the actor
5. Movement: In movement class you will discover how to refocus the pre-audition jitters into a positive energy. It is applied to recovering freedom of movement, impulse control and attention to poise.
6. Classical and Contemporary Scene Work: Students will rehearse scenes and monologues from period pieces such as Shakespeare and modern works as well like Tennessee Williams and Sam Shepard.
7. Shakespearean Text: Become more familiar with the text of Shakespeare. You will be comfortable and confident speaking Shakespearean language.
Students will get to see all of Texas Shakespeare Festival 2009 Season:
Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Moliere’s Tartuffe, the musical She Loves Me and our children’s show Rumpelstiltskin
Kids Make TV Camp
Spend your summer making your own movies, music videos and animations!
At Kids Make TV Camp, kids call the shots as they plan, write, direct, shoot and edit short films, TV shows, video blogs and animations of their own design. Campers get real life, hands-on experience using professional high definition cameras, industry standard computer editing software, and television broadcast equipment.
From day one campers are immersed in the world of a working television station. Every day is filled with workshops for camera, lighting, sound, editing, special effects, producing and directing, all the while campers are writing and directing their own projects. At the end of the week we roll out the red carpet for a star-studded premiere for family and friends!
ScreenFX Academy Acting Camps
Cutting Edge Training for Acting that prepares students for our real working TV show
Description: Commercial actors must be able to deliver a character in thirty seconds or less, with whatever material is given to them. Acting for commercials requires skills not always taught in acting classes. Learn how to think of commercials as mini-plays, with an objective, a motivation, and a purpose, resulting in a product enhanced by your personality, effectively and effortlessly! Camp includes the production of a commercial that you can invite your friends and family to view online!
Description: You don't have to be a teenager or a glee club member – or even be able to carry a tune - to enjoy our Music Videos Camp! Learn to dance and sing, lip-sync if necessary, to a popular song! Learn the makings of a great music video, how lighting and movement will affect the end product. Learn skills such as blocking and delivering a great one-liner…one that ultimately bursts into singing and dancing! Camp includes your Music Video posted online for friends and family!
Description: Have you ever wondered what it would be like being involved in a "Saturday Night Live" newscast? Join us for a fun-filled week of sitting behind the news desk, creating rather than reporting the news! No journalism here, just pure fun making up your own news stories and learning how to deliver them with a straight face, just like the pros do it! Who knows, maybe you will present the breaking story about the snowfall in July! Each camp includes the production of a newscast video that will be posted online for friends and family!
Funtastic Summer Camps At Rising Star Academy
Rising Star Academy are designed to engage, stimulate and challenge the young brains of children from the ages of 5 yrs thru 12 years of age. The emphasis of the camps is to develop the academic, creative, motor and social skills of young children in a fun-filled enviornment. The range of camps offered is quite wide starting from parks and nature trails to wildlife, gymnastics, cheerleading, dance and digital media development. At the same time we offer academic camps geared towards learning about computers, mathematics, and science. The cost of the camps is only $145/week including all the field trips and there are field trips every day.
Please contact us at the email address listed above or call us. We will be very happy to service your needs.
Rising Star Academy
Theatrikids offers fun & creative acting camps to kids in Austin, Cedar Park, & Round Rock, TX.
Come Join The Fun This Summer! Check out our New Camp Line-up:
- Next Stop, Hollywood!
- The Beatles Rock Camp
- Where The Wild Things Are
- Pirates of the "Where-I-Bein'?"
- Slurrping Beauty
- High School Musical
We're near you! 3 locations: Round Rock, Austin, & Cedar Park!
We offer DISCOUNTS & COUPONS!
Genesis Children's Theatre Summer Camps
Let the spotlight shine on you this summer!Weekly and 2 week camps.ages 6-18 led by a professional staff with unequaled experience.
Genesis Theatre is the newest, high quality, non profit children’s theatre in North Texas! We provide each acting student with the training they need to be successful on the stage and in life because theatre is more than being onstage; it is a vehicle for learning.
Announcing our summer 2013 Drama Camps and Productions for 2013!
Into the Woods Master Intensive Advanced Camp for 7th grade and up. Show is single cast
August 5-16 10AM-5PM Mon-Fri. Performances August 16-17. Must register and pay before attending auditions July 27 1-5PM. Auditions are to cast roles in show. Master classes in the AM. Tuition $375
Fractured Fairy Tales Grades 3-5 Beginning Acting June 10-14. Mon-Fri 9AM-Noon. All students cast. Lines memorized at home. Performance June 14 @ 11:30PM Tickets $5. Tuition $200
Little Mermaid Grades 1-4 Beginning Acting (musical)July 29-Aug. 2Mon-Fri 9AM-Noon. All students cast. Lines and songs memorized at home. Performance August 2 @ 11:30AM Tickets $5 Tuition $200
Audition Technique Workshop Grades 4-12. June 24-28 Mon-Fri 1-5PM. Students will attend mock auditions in different styles of shows, learn audition techniques, help choosing songs and monologues for their best audition yet. A MUST for all students Tuition $200
Broadway 101 Grades 3-8 All levels July 29-August 2 Mon-Fri 1-5PM. Come sing and dance to your favorite Broadway songs! Performance July 12 @ 4:30PM Tickets $5 Tuition $200
Rapunzel(musical) Grades 1-5 beginning-Intermediate level June 17-21 Mon-Fri 9AM-Noon. All students cast in a speaking/singing role. Performance June 21 @ 11:30AM Tickets $5 Tuition $200
Student Directed Shows Grades 5 and up June 24-28 Mon-Fri Noon-5PM. Performance June 28 @ 4PM Tickets $5 Students interested in directing must submit the scenes or play they would like to direct by June 1. Tuition $100
Toy Story (musical) Grades 1-3 beginning-intermediate level July 22-26 Mon-Fri 9AM-Noon
All students cast. Memorize lines and songs at home. Performance July 22 @ 11:30AM. Tickets $5 Tuition $200
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Rock Musical All Beatle's Music) Grades 5-10 Intermediate to Advanced Level. July 8-19 Mon-Fri 10AM-4PM. Show is single cast. Must register and pay before attending auditions on June 29 from 1-5PM. Performances July 19-20. Tuition $350
Broadway Light-Condensed Act I version of a favorite Broadway musical. June 10-14 1-5PM
Intermediate-Advanced Grades 5-8 Perform Friday @ 4:30 Tickets $5 Tuition $200
Broadway Light-Condensed Act I version of a favorite Broadway musical. June 17-21 1-5PM Intermediate-Advanced grades 5-8 Perform Friday @ 4:30 Tickets $5 Tuition $200
Broadway Junior June 24-28 9AM-Noon Monday-Friday Beginning level grades 1-4 All students will learn show tunes to favorite Broadway shows and perform them Friday @ 4:30PM Tickets $5 Tuition $200
Broadway Light-Condensed Act I version of a favorite Broadway musical. July 22-26 1-5PM Intermediate-advanced grades 5-8 Performance Friday @ 4:30 Tickets $5 Tuition $200
Young Actors Performing Arts
Get the best Acting training and be CAST in lead roles in (2) Performances! Our 20th year!
Summer Acting Camp for TV & Film Young Actors in Texas!
Get the best Acting training and be CAST in lead roles in (2) Performances!
Each busy week (Mon-Friday) is filled with acting classes, rehearsals and performances! It’s the most complete and intense acting camp in Texas!
Learn Improvisational acting, Commercial on-camera acting, Comedy & Drama for Film Scene study, plus be Cast in a starring role on a short Drama film Production fully edited for TV and in a half hour TV Sitcom performance that
is Taped before a Live audience!
A DVD copy of your performances is included & tickets to the Show!
No Acting Camp like this anywhere! Our 20th year! Rated by D-Magazine as Dallas best. Great for the aspiring young actor to the more experienced actor! Here’s your chance to work with real professionals and experience the highly acclaimed acting camp that has launched
many young actors into Hollywood!
Hartt & Soul
Top professional acting coach, Cathryn Hartt gives hands-on attention to 9 students per camp. Camps: On-Camera / Improv / Star I (start-up getting organic) / Audition (voice-over, camera, commercial, improv, cold-read, spokesperson)
Cathryn Hartt, owner and personal instructor for each camp, is one of the most highly sought-after professional acting coaches in the region. Ms, Hartt has been an actress (Juilliard graduate) for 52 years and is highly recommended by top agents as the go-to coach to hone for L.A. style film and N.Y.stage acting.
Ms Hartt does many of the virtual auditions sent to L.A. A few of her clients are: Morgan Fairchild (Ms. Hartt's sister - FLAMINGO ROAD, DALLAS, FREINDS, 2 1/2 MEN, CHUCK), Debbie Ryan (SUITE LIFE ON DECK and JESSIE), Noah Ringer (Ang in LAST AIRBENDER), Hunter Parrish (WEEDS), Logan Henderson (BRAND NEW DAY, BIG TIME RUSH), Hunter Knoche (SMUCKER'S commercial series) and many others.
Ms. Hartt also does year-round 6 week class sessions, 1-day intensives and privates to prep for auditions or performances or virtual auditions.
Check out Hartt and Soul Online Courses that can be taken year-round in the privacy of your own home.
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