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Emerging Artists

2021 Summer camps for ages 8-13

Let’s Make a Musical!

July 26–Aug. 6 (2 week session)

9 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Ever wonder what it takes to make a musical? If so, this is the class for you. Students will work with instructors on creating a brand new musical. Singing, dancing, acting, writing, designing, and directing will all be explored in the class. This session will culminate with a performance of their original work during the final class.

$250 ($225 FAC Members)

This class is now full. To be added to the wait list, please contact the Box Office at (719) 634-5583 or Thank you!

Past classes

Ages 8-10

Creating Characters

June 7–18 (2 week session) 12:45–4 p.m.

The fundamentals of acting will be explored in this fun and collaborative class. Learn how to develop characters, tell a story, and work with others through theatre games and scripted text. Emerging artists will love this natural extension of their previous theatrical endeavors. This session will culminate with a showcase during the final class time.

$250 ($225 FAC Members)

Ages 8-10

Musical Theatre Madness

June 7–18 (2 week session) 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Who doesn’t love a musical filled with exuberant dancing, rich singing, and focused acting? Join us for our musical theatre intensive for emerging artists that is designed to take triple threats to the next level. This session will culminate with a staged performance during the final class session of 101 Dalmatians Kids.

$250 ($225 FAC Members)

Ages 8-10

The Best of Both Worlds

June 7–18 (2 week session) 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Get the most during these two weeks with both Creating Characters and Musical Theatre Madness! No day will be the same as we take a deep dive into different theatrical themes. Acting, dancing, design, playwriting, and collaboration are just the tip of the icebert for this high-energy and interactive class.

$375 ($350 FAC Members) for Best of Both Worlds

Ages 11–13

Advanced Musical Theatre

June 7–18 (2 week session)

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rising theatre stars take note! This class is designed for students who yearn to further develop their love and skills for musical theatre. This class will culminate in a staged performance of Bugsy Malone Jr.

$375 ($350 FAC Members)


$250 ($225 FAC Members) for half day classes and  $375 ($350 FAC Members) for full day classes

We encourage anyone interested in this program to become a member of the Fine Arts Center. Membership will not only reduce the price of tuition, but also includes discounts to all theatre, museum, and art education activities held at the Fine Arts Center.  Membership details


Registration is open now and will stay open until the classes are full. SPACE IS LIMITED. Questions? Contact Nathan Halvorson or call (719) 477-4340.