(MANASQUAN, NJ) – A full lineup of summer camps returns to the Algonquin Arts Theater in downtown Manasquan this summer. The theater and musical theater camps grouped by grade level start on June 28 and last one or two weeks until mid-August. All camps will include a final showcase on the Algonquin scene.
Social distancing and masking protocols will remain in place and strictly enforced in accordance with guidelines from the CDC, the State of New Jersey, and the National Association for Music Education. Full details of the policies are available on the theater website.
Each camp section is limited to 15 students per class, which means some will fill up quickly. Students should register according to the grade they enter in the fall.
For more information and to register online, a complete list of courses is available at algonquinarts.org or call Director of Education Julie Nagy at 732-528-9224.
A 10% reduction is automatically applied for any household purchasing several classes in the same transaction. All families interested in taking the course but cannot afford the tuition due to any circumstance should call 732-528-9224 or email [email protected] for more information on financial aid.
The artists who teach musical theater and drama and improvisation for Kindergarten to Grade 6 students will be Julie Nagy and Ian Moore. The 7 – 10th The theater and improvisation class will be led by Frank Falisi and Ali Gleason will lead the musical theater for the same age group.
Sheryl Linfante of the Ocean Dance Force of Manasquan will lead Broadway Dance Week August 16-20. In this class, up to 15 experienced dancers will focus on musical theater dance styles, including specific choreographies from some of Broadway’s best-known shows.
In addition, Algonquin Arts Theater is working with Manasquan Recreation to offer a theater camp August 2-13 at the Recreation Annex. Registration for this program will be available through the Manasquan Community Pass as summer approaches.
The Algonquin Academy of the Performing Arts is presented with the support of Broadway Ray, PNC Bank, New Jersey State Council of the Arts and is made possible in part through the generosity of individual donors.
PHOTO: Masked students perform at the end of the 2020 Algonquin Summer Mini-Camp.