Ballet for Actors

By Shannon No matter what type of show they’re putting on, actors use movement in it. Blocking can be as simple as crossing from stage left to down center, or it can be as complicated as a Viennese Waltz across the stage. Actors who do not have dance training can be very limited if roles […]

When You’ve Outgrown Your Teacher

When You’ve Outgrown Your Teacher By Sami DeSocio The bond between an acting, vocal or dance teacher and their student is a sacred bond. As an artist, you are putting your trust and livelihood in the hands of someone you believe knows more than you do and can show you the way. But, any good […]

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Camp Broadway ‘The Next Step’ 2015

By Jenna Bawer As it’s name implies, Camp Broadway’s specialty is theater education programs, which offer aspiring artists learning experiences at professional levels. One of their recent camp programs was “The Next Step,” a one-week program that “weaves traditional musical theater training into an immersive theatrical environment” and teaches teenagers how to sing and dance […]

Broadway in Bryant Park: Changing the Atmosphere of Theater

In the midst of story-high skyscrapers, Bryant Park is one of several beautiful parks and a scenic landmark in New York City, featuring games, a reading room, a place to learn arts and crafts, a carousel, and lush gardens surrounding it all. My favorite thing the park has to offer is the annual “Broadway in […]

BOMBSHELL: A SMASH?

By Eric Gelb SMASH – was a SMASH, if you can remember. SMASH, conceived by Theresa Rebeck, followed the trials and tribulations of the Broadway community. Within the four walls Rebeck constructed for the show to live within, there was HIT LIST, the Off-Broadway smash. There was HEAVEN ON EARTH, a long-running hit that represented […]

My Time at Camp Broadway

My Time at Camp Broadway By Sami DeSocio My name is Sami. If you’ve been here for a while, you’ve probably read my pieces and we may have even spoken through comments on what I’ve written. I love writing for Camp Broadway, and have made some wonderful friends and connections here over the past four […]

Grounded with Anne Hathaway

By Jenna Bawer When I first learned that the play Grounded, starring Anne Hathaway (whom I recognized from the Les Miserables movie) was about war, I was reluctant. I associated media regarding war with propaganda designed to have the audience sympathize with one side and demonize the other. When I saw the performance, I was taken aback […]

Vanessa Hudgens is Gigi

By Shannon In recent years, Broadway Producers have looked to stronger strategies to bring shows to Broadway – a formula that is safer than bringing a musical to Broadway cold. With a big, Broadway name, a show may fare better or have a longer period to warm itself to the city’s audience and for word […]

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Camp Broadway Announces 2015 Family Favorite Awards

The Drama Desk members and the Outer Circle Critics have made their selection and the Tony® Award-voters are busy casting their ballots in anticipation of Broadway’s biggest ballyhoo on Sunday, June 7 on CBS. Camp Broadway’s staff, our theater-loving kids, and their parents, want to thank everyone on Broadway for another great year of entertainment […]

Tools For Every Actor

By Sami DeSocio Being an actor is hard. It’s a lot of work, both emotionally and physically on a day to day basis – whether you’re  in a show or not. Having a ‘toolbox’ of tips, tricks, and other things that can make any actor’s life easier. First and foremost, every actor should know enough […]

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