Monday, February 22, 2010

Summer 2010 Musical Theater Camp

Summer 2010 Musical Theater Camp

Artistic Director – Joe Elefante, Broadway Conductor
Program Director – Stefani Healey

Camp at a Glance:

Morning: Each morning will be dedicated to classes in each of the following: Dance, Musical Theater, and Acting
Lunch Break
Afternoon: The first part of the afternoon will be set aside for a different and exciting class/event each day, such as: a visit from a casting director, musical theater repertoire, vocal lessons, pop singing, etc.
The second part of the afternoon will be spent in performance workshop rehearsing for the final production.

All sessions run for two weeks and are offered on the following dates:
Session 1- June 28-July 9, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Session 2- July 12-July 23, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Session 3- July 26-August 6, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

For Elementary, Middle, and High School levels. Participants can sign up for 1, 2 or 3 sessions. Each 2-week session costs $550.00.
Early drop-off and late pick- up options are also available.

About Our Director:
Joe Elefante has been musical director, conductor and/or keyboardist for Jersey Boys at the August Wilson Theater on Broadway, the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, Plays in the Park in Edison, NJ, and dozens of other theaters and schools. He has been on the faculty of the Paper Mill's Summer Conservatory, the NJPAC Jazz for Teens program, and Centenary College's Young Performer's Workshop. His big band has been featured on ABC's Nightline, The Fine Living Network, BigBandJazz.Com, and AllAboutJazz.Com, and in The Wall Street Journal, The Star Ledger, and Jazz Improv magazine. At only nineteen years old he was musical director for a professional production of Me and My Girl at the Williams Center for the Arts in Rutherford, NJ. At age eighteen, he composed and recorded a full-length musical, A Paris Affair, and has since written compositions for big band, small groups, pop/rock bands, and chamber ensembles. As a performer, Joe has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. For more information on Joe visit his website at

About our Faculty:
Karen Cantor's professional credits include the role of Venus in the long-awaited revival of Kurt Weill's One Touch of Venus at the Goodspeed Opera House. She played Louisa in The Fantasticks with the Miami Opera, toured as Susan in The Desert Song with Ron Raines, played the title role in an NYC production of Naughty Marietta, Josephine in HMS Pinafore, The Mistress in Evita with Carolee Carmello, Anna in Tintypes, Maria in The Sound of Music, and Starting Here, Starting Now in the Cayman Islands.

Suzanne Hevner has appeared on television and in films including: Doubt, Broken Flower, Changing Lanes and Late Night with Conan O'Brien. She played the Widow Mason in The Broadway Revival of The Music Man. Suzanne also appears in many Regional Theatre productions around the country. With over 15 years of teaching experience, Susanne has taught acting and improvisation for all ages, notice to professional, as well as corporate executives. She teaches acting at the New York Film Academy, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, and the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.

Greta Martin studied dance on scholarship at Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. She has appeared on Broadway in Guys & Dolls, Oh, Kay! and Jerome Robbins’ Broadway and toured internationally with West Side Story playing the role of Anita. Regional theatre credits include Sweet Charity and Victor/Victoria, Peter Pan, as well as TV appearances on Law and Order: SVU and Law and Order: CI. Ms. Martin earned a B.A. in mathematics from Spelman College.

For more information or to sign up contact Stefani Healey 908-464-5928 or