Musical Theatre Camp: Grades 3-5

Musical Selections from Newsies

Ever wonder how people can act, dance, and sing all at the same time? Interested in seeing if musical theater is for you? This camp will focus on using acting skills while singing and dancing within musical theatre. Along with learning new skills and playing fun theater improvisations, the students will prepare a medley of choreographed songs and acting scenes from Newsies to perform ON STAGE for family and friends to enjoy! 

Camp Dates: March 25-29, 2024 

Times: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

Camp Size Limit: 16 Students  

Shoe Requirement: Black Jazz Shoes

Food: Students should bring 2 snacks, a sack lunch, and a water bottle each day. 

Spring Break Camp Schedule: March 25-29, 2024

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Camp Showcase Performance: Friday at 1:15 PM 

Showcase Performance:

Camp Showcase: Friday, March 29, 1:15pm

Showcase Location: Will be held at Colorado Spring Christian School Auditorium.

Showcase Tickets: Tickets are not needed to attend the Camp Showcase so families can invite guests to attend the performance without cost!

Costumes: Students will provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.



$350 – If paid in full at registration

Tuition Payment Plan:

$150 Due at Registration
$225 Due on March 1

Spring Break Refund Policy:

If a student is withdrawn from Spring BreakCamp BEFORE March 1, the tuition will be refunded less a $100 non-refundable deposit.

If a student is withdrawn from Spring Break Camp after March 1st, no refund is given. However, if ACT is able to fill your spot with another student, then ACT will refund the tuition less the $100 deposit.

Tuition Discounts:

Military Discount*

Students who have an active military parent qualify for a 10% discount.

Sibling Discount*

We offer a 10% discount for each additional sibling who participates in classes.

*Students may use only one discount per camp and all discounts will be applied to the equal or lesser value class.

Elyse Jett Clark - ACT II Choreographer at Academy of Children's Theatre and the Academy of Community Theatre.

Elyse Jett Clark

ACT II Choreographer

Class Instructor

Elyse began dancing at the young age of four and has been dancing ever since. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual and Performing Arts from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs in 2011. Elyse has been a dance instructor for ten years and has directed numerous dance productions including How the Grinch Stole ChristmasThe Lion King, and The Christmas Letter! She has won awards at statewide dance competitions, including Best Choreography, Entertainment Awards, and Best Costume. She loves sharing her passion for theatre and dance with her students and is excited to be working with ACT & ACT II! 

Harriette Saide

Musical Theatre & Dance Instructor

Class Instructor

Harriette Saide is originally from Nashville, TN, where she received a BA of Fine Arts from Vanderbilt University and trained with the Nashville Ballet. She has performed in musical theatre and stage productions around the world – such as the Broadway national tour of Oklahoma! choreographed by Susan Stroman and the Asian tour of Cinderella starring Lea Salonga. Some favorite memories include show contracts with Tokyo Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line and the Disney Store NYC. Before moving to Colorado Springs in 2016, Harriette lived in China where she was a band singer at hotels, clubs, and special events.



ACT Studios: Monday-Thursday

481 Windchime Place

Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Phone: 719-282-9101

Email: director@actcolorado.net

Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS): Friday

4855 Mallow Rd

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

(Please contact ACT for any questions)