A new year is here and we remain committed to giving young people the chance to build valuable skills through musical theatre performance! This year, we’re continuing to adjust to health guidelines with new class options.
Teen Artist Showcase
Working with director Isaac Lamb and Broadway Rose music directors, this class gives students a chance to practice their vocal work and strengthen their skills as performers. Over the course of two weeks, students will rehearse and mount an hour-long showcase featuring group numbers of various sizes, duets, and solos. On the last day of camp, students will record their final, costumed performance to be shared with family and friends.
Session 1: July 19 – 30—SOLD OUT Session 2: August 9 – 20—SOLD OUT
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
at the Broadway Rose New Stage
Ages 13 – 18 | Fee: $350 per session
Kid’s Summer Musical Theatre Camps
In this week-long program, kids ages 8 through 12 will have a fun, welcoming environment in which to explore the magic of musical theatre! Students will gain theatrical experience in vocal skills, basic choreography, character development, working as an ensemble, and more while gaining self-confidence as a performer. On the last day, campers will perform a selection of numbers from various musicals to be recorded for family and friends.
Session 1: August 2 – 6—SOLD OUT waitlist spaces available email Amaya at firstname.lastname@example.org Session 2: August 23 – 27—SOLD OUT waitlist spaces available email Amaya at email@example.com
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
at the Broadway Rose New Stage
Ages 8 – 12 | Fee: $200 per session
Meet the Instructors
Laura has earned a B.F.A. in ballet from Texas Christian University and an M.F.A. in dance from the University of Oregon. Teaching credits include: Texas Christian University, University of Oregon, Columbia College, Cornell University, venues in Buenos Aires and Montevideo. In addition to Laura’s Home Studio, she currently teaches at the Bridgetown Conservatory of Musical Theatre in Portland, Oregon. Laura danced professionally with the Irving Ballet Company (TX), The Spitzer Dance Company (TX), 1*4*8 The Collective (NY/NJ), The Dance Consortium (TX), K2 Dance & Arts Company (NYC), and DanceAbility International. Tours include Sesame Street Live and SwingDance America. Laura has choreographed over 50 musicals and her work has been seen in such venues as the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), Judson Church (NYC), The Joyce SoHo (NYC), City Center (NYC), The Royal Theatre (Victoria, B.C.), The Lakewood Theatre Company (OR), and the Broadway Rose Theatre Company (OR).
James is a versatile musician equally comfortable on a concert stage, in an orchestra pit, and at a theater studio. His performances take him all across the Northwest as a collaborative pianist and music director in a variety of professional, academic, and community situations. Recent theatre credits include Up and Away and Tuck Everlasting (music director, piano) with Broadway Rose and Chicago (piano) with West Linn High School. In addition to his collaborative endeavors, James enjoys composing and teaching piano lessons.
Annie has worked with Broadway Rose since 2001 as a performer, teacher, costumer, playwright/composer, and director. She directed Broadway Rose’s productions of Gypsy, Company, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Whodunit the Musical, and began directing their summer children’s productions in 2009. Annie appeared most recently at Broadway Rose as Muzzy van Hossmere in Thoroughly Modern Millie. Annie received her theatre training at University of Washington. She is the Performing Arts Coordinator and co-advisor of Thespian Troupe 1915 at West Linn High School.
Isaac is a directing graduate of Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television and a proud company member of Third Rail Repertory Theatre. His directing projects have included award-winning productions of Fly by Night, Ordinary Days, and Once at Broadway Rose, and Grounded at CoHo Productions, Mother Teresa is Dead at Portland Playhouse, Junie B. Jones at Oregon Children’s Theatre, and Sweet Charity at Lakewood Theatre Company. Other Portland credits include Arlington, The Music Man, The Angry Brigade, and Annapurna (Third Rail), Adrift in Macao and Band Geeks! (Broadway Rose), The Wizard of Oz (PHAME), and Ivy and Bean (OCT). Isaac is the resident director for the national tour and Las Vegas productions of Defending the Caveman – Broadway’s longest running one-man show – and an actor, educator, filmmaker, and renowned creator of viral video content with over 35 million views worldwide. isaaclamb.com
Mak is a music director and coach working in the local Portland music scene since 2012. He has worked with Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Staged!, Stumptown Stages, Fuse Theater, triangle productions!, Portland and Mt. Hood Community Colleges as a music director, bandleader, and performer. Mak has also worked as a music director for the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon and conducts private music coaching online. On the side, Mak runs about in the psych-rock scene with local band Queen Chief as principal arranger and keyboardist. Mak recently graduated from Mt. Hood Community College with a degree in environmental science and safety, and hopes to pursue a career protecting the environment from pollution and abuse.