2022 Youth Summer Program

Children's Youth Summer Program

Entering Grades 1-3 in Fall 2022.

children singing.

Program Description

  • One Week: June 27 – July 1
  • Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 3 PM
  • Showcase will be presented on July 1 at 2:30 PM

The children’s program offers students opportunities to learn and explore the world of musical theatre. Daily classes feature theatre games, dance combinations, music appreciation, singing, visual arts and much, much more. A showcase of student work is held on the final day of the program.

Tuition

  • $400 (Non-Refundable)

Deposit

  • A $100 non-refundable deposit must be made at the time of registration.
  • The balance of $300 is due no later than May 31 and is also non-refundable.

Children of various ages laughing during a rehearsal.

Young children performing on stage.

Registration

Active conservatory students receive early registration access on (2022 Date TBD). Registration opens to the public on (2022 Date TBD).

At the time of registration, you may choose to pay just the deposit or the full tuition. Please fill-in all requested information about your student online. Once you complete your order, you will have registered your student. Additional registration materials will be sent via email in April. You can also register by phone at 877.571.7469.

Schedule

DatesSchedule
February (Date TBD)Registration Opens for Conservatory Students
DATE TBDRegistration Opens for the Public
Monday, May 31 Balances and Additional Registration Materials are Due

YSP Child Schedule

DateSchedule
Monday, June 27Program Begins -
Monday- Friday:

  • 9 AM - 3 PM with two snack breaks and a midday lunch break. (Parents are asked to send a bag lunch and two snacks)

Friday,
July 1
Showcase of Student Work at 2:30 PM

Meet Our Educators

Kalee Burrows

Kalee Burrows (Director & Acting Teacher) (she/her/hers) is a theatre artist, writer, and educator residing in Boston, MA. She teaches and works with young people, adults, and older generations in schools, community centers, and theatre spaces across the globe. These participating organizations and artists include Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Boston Lyric Opera, Shakespeare & Company’s Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer, Arlekin Players Theatre, Ko Festival, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community School, Voices Boston, We are London at Ovalhouse, Shanti Bhavan’s Children’s Project, Kingswood Children’s Summer Theatre, and Stonehill College. Kalee is a skilled practitioner in devised theatre, youth arts, creative writing, directing, production coordination, and arts administration. She holds a MA in Applied Theatre: Drama in Educational, Community and Social Contexts from Goldsmiths, University of London, as well as a BA in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies from Stonehill College. Kalee continues to collaborate with artists, drink copious amounts of coffee, and create meaningful work through interdisciplinary arts and performance.

Dan Gabe

Dan Gabel (Music Teacher) Hailed by the Boston Globe as “the real deal, [a bandleader] that looks and sounds like the 1940s.” Dan Gabel is a trombonist, arranger, bandleader, historian, and educator. Mr. Gabel has toured internationally with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, as well as the Tommy Dorsey, Cab Calloway, and Hal McIntyre Orchestras. He recently has been featured at the 2016 Montreal Jazz Festival, the Newport Mansions “Art Deco Festival,” and in several musicals. Considered an expert on jazz, big bands, and the Great American Songbook, Gabel has lectured at colleges, universities, and special events across the country including Harvard, MIT, and Indiana University. Since 2012 he has served as the President and CEO of the American Big Band Preservation Society. Dan Gabel holds two bachelor’s degrees from UMass Amherst in Political Science and in Jazz History through the Commonwealth Honors College. He received a master’s degree from New England Conservatory in trombone performance. In addition to playing with groups all over New England, Dan Gabel is the Music Department Director at his alma mater, Holy Name High School in Worcester Massachusetts. In 2016 he began the jazz program with Worcester Youth Orchestras. Mr. Gabel looks forward to a career of teaching, preserving, and performing music for audiences everywhere.

 

Charlotte McNutt

Charlotte McNutt (Dance Teacher) Charlotte began her studies of classical ballet in northern Virginia where she had the opportunity to study with many wonderful teachers including Thomas Russell, Edward Caton, Leon Folkine, and Oleg Tupine. She then went on to study and perform with the National Ballet of Washington, D.C., under Frederick Franklin and Ben Stevenson. In 1972, she moved to Annapolis, Maryland and became a founding member and dancer with the Ballet Theatre of Annapolis, now Ballet Theatre of Maryland, Maryland’s only professional ballet company. While performing with BTM, she danced many roles including the DewDrop Fairy, Grandmother, Arabian, Snow, Flowers, and Mother Gigone in the Nutcracker, and created such roles as the lead Temptress in Artistic Director Edward Stewart’s 11th Commandment and the mother in Three Faces of Eve. Other roles include the Queen in Sleeping Beauty and the nurse in Romeo and Juliet. Charlotte served as School Administrator for the Ballet Theatre of Maryland School and taught there until 2006. She also worked as Ballet Mistress and Rehearsal Assistant for the Ballet Theatre of Maryland under the direction of the founding Artistic Director, Edward Stewart. In 2012, she moved to Massachusetts and was excited to be able to share her love for teaching with Ballet Arts Worcester, and now The Hanover Theatre Conservatory.

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