Musical Theatre: Grades 4-6

Session 42

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 based on the storyline from Newsies to perform ON STAGE for family and friends to enjoy! 

Times: Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Camp Dates: July 29-Aug 2, 2024

Camp Size Limit: 16 Students (Full Camp)

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

Shoe Recommendtion: Black Jazz Shoes

Camp Schedule: July 29-Aug 2, 2024

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Camp Showcase: Friday, August 2, 1:15 PM 

Showcase Performance:

Summer Showcase: Friday, August 2, 1:15pm

Showcase Location: Will be held at Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS).

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

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


Tuition Payment Options:

Payment in Full: $365 (Due at registration)

Summer Camp Refund Policy:

If a student is withdrawn from Summer Camp BEFORE May 1st, the tuition will be refunded minus the $100 non-refundable deposit.

If a student is withdrawn from Summer Camp after May 1st, no refund will be given.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 a military or veteran parent qualify for a 10% discount.

Multi-Class Discount*

We offer a 10% discount for each additional camp a student takes over the summer.

Sibling Discount*

We offer a 10% discount for each additional sibling who participates in a camp over the summer.

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

Matt Dunn

Acting, Dance, Voice & Musical Theatre Instructor

Matt is grateful for the opportunity to join the Academy of Children’s Theatre. He is an actor, singer, dancer, and teacher from Orange County, CA. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from California State University, Fullerton and has performed in various regional productions around the Los Angeles area. Matt started singing and acting when he was 8 years old. He has a vocal performance background and has sung at venues like The Hollywood Bowl, The Lincoln Center, and Carnegie Hall. He trained under a direct student of acting mogul Konstantin Stanislavski and has extensive dance training in tap, jazz, and ballet. One of Matt’s favorite performances was with the original production company of Rock of Ages on contract with Norwegian Cruise Lines. Matt has a passion for teaching and has 10 years of experience as an acting coach, voice teacher, and dance instructor. Apart from theatre, Matt is the proud father of two daughters and owns a local dog training company with his wife, Jenny. 


ACT Studios: Monday-Thursday

481 Windchime Place

Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Phone: 719-282-9101

Email: [email protected]

Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS): Friday

4855 Mallow Rd

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

(Please contact ACT for any questions)