Electives

Broadway Breakdown (NEW)
Broadway Breakdown (NEW)

This audition-based class is for the performer interested in the real ins-and-outs of the business. Rigorous feedback and training will be given to students as they put together a production number. Campers will be required to submit a video audition to be considered for participation in this class.

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Song Performance
Song Performance

This elective is all about acting through song. Campers will get acting tools to examine music and lyrics, and use that information to tell a very specific musical story. It's about more than just being a good singer - here, you'll learn how to also be a great storyteller, that will tug at the heartstrings of audiences everywhere.

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Dance
Dance

Students explore dance as a discipline by using self expression. The workshop is tailored to the skill level of the participants and emphasizes the creative process.

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Film & Production
Film & Production

Students learn techniques from storyboarding through all stages of shooting, developing and editing to create a short film. Students work collaboratively to conceptualize, plan, shoot, process, and edit the piece.

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A Cappella
A Cappella

Students will learn how to sing a variety of a cappella music, and learn some of the basics of vocal percussion. This elective focuses on improving blending, pitch matching, and maintaining rhythm and pitch without the assistance of instrument.

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Shakespeare
Shakespeare

This course is a hands-on approach to the works of William Shakespeare. Students will work on excerpts from Shakespeare's plays to be performed at the end of the session.

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Costume Design & Wearable Arts
Costume Design & Wearable Arts

This workshop introduces students to basic sewing techniques and the fundamentals of tailoring. All skill levels are welcome to learn as we sketch, sew, alter, and create items for ourselves and the camp’s film project.

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Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts

This elective will range from perfecting friendship bracelet techniques to introducing campers to perspective drawing. Each day campers will make something new to learn different techniques. These projects will be put into a showcase for the final show to exhibit campers' creativity and imagination. All levels of art experience/training are welcome!

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Songwriting
Songwriting

Campers will learn about the process of making music and create their very own songs! While focusing on creativity and musicality, campers will learn the craft of songwriting through existing popular songs, and basic music theory.

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Broadway Breakdown Audition

This elective is an advanced-level, audition-based class for the performer interested in the real ins-and-outs of the business. Rigorous feedback and training will be given to students as they put together a production number.

Here is how to audition:

  • Submit a headshot and resume​

  • Submit a video of the following:

    • Vocals: Musical Theatre selections that demonstrate range, musicianship, and performance skills. Solo material only.​

      • Option 1: One song of your choice​

      • Option 2: Two contrasting 16-32 bars

    • Acting: A monologue of your choice that demonstrates acting range, characterization, and performance skills. Solo material only.

    • OPTIONAL for Strong Dancers, NOT required: A video of solo jazz or theatre dance material that demonstrates technique, flexibility, characterization, and musicality. Students may perform choreography they have learned or they may perform original choreography. No group numbers, please.

DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2018 by 10 am

Please send all information in ONE email to info@campmeraki.com , with the subject: Audition Submission.

Should you have any questions, please send us an email! We will be in touch with you a few days after the due date of submissions. Thank you!