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US Performing Arts



Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
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  • Description - US Performing Arts

    When we founded US Performing Arts Camps our mission was to provide the very best training in the arts, both in performing arts and media. We set out to create summer programs that would give passionate and talented students the opportunity to hone their craft with the best professionals in the country. Our very first partner was UCLA School of Theater Film and Television. Today we have 18 different locations across the country presenting over 25 specialty training programs in the fields of film, television, theater, dance, and other digital media. Our mission remains the same. US Performing Arts Camps is now considered one of the best in the world at training young people in the arts. Our programs are taught by the university or college departments and their professional faculty and guest professionals in their fields. We also offer programs and locations where we have partnered with top notch professional program directors. Robert Pullen is the Producing Director of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and leads our Washington, DC summer programs. Dinah Lenney, actress and noted author, teaches at UCLA and lends her expertise to the programs at NDG Studios, New York and Pepperdine University. We partner with USC School of Cinematic Arts Professor Peter Exline, who operates three digital film programs at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. These directors are recognized leaders of their craft and are active working professionals who have a strong passion to teach and develop talent. Our full director and faculty bios are available for each camp on the camp information page. We also have an expert section where you can read all about our talented professional faculty. For information about all of our locations you can go to the location section of our website and you will find all our current locations listed. For a quick way to identify your passion, go to the Program section to look at all the various programs we offer in the related disciplines of Film, Television, Theater, Musical, Theater, Dance, Music, Digital Media and Puppetry. You will find every camp offered and the location. US Performing Arts Camps are designed as conservatory style programs that encourage students to work collaboratively in achieving high goals. Some programs are one week long, others are two weeks duration and we have a three week Musical Theater Conservatory program at UCLA. Many students spend a summer attending more than one program and visit more than one campus where US Performing Arts Camps are offered. For the colleges and universities who run the programs they have become recruiting tools that help them select top talented young people they would like to invite to attend their school. For the student, the programs are an opportunity to experience a college campus, grow and develop as a person, and improve their skill level in the arts while making friends and having a lot of fun.

  • Kids Activities Offered

    Acting,  Dance,  Drama,  Music,  Overnight Camp,  Summer Camp

  • Activity Age Range

    15 years to 20 years old

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