Learn more about Porchlight’s summer camp programs!

Calling all Broadway-bound singers, dancers, and writers! Enter the world of music, drama, dance, writing, and more while practicing teamwork, communication, and problem-solving.


Summer Camp 2022 is now over! See you in Summer 2023!

Click HERE for more on Fall and Spring Youth Classes for ages 4-17!
Registration for next year’s Summer Camp goes on sale January 1! Feel free to reach out with any questions in the meantime at rebeccah@porchlightmusictheatre.org.

Summer Camp is held at:

Holtschneider Performance Center at the DePaul University School of Music
2330 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Accessible by CTA Red, Brown and Purple line trains at the Fullerton CTA Stop, as well as the Fullerton and Halsted buses. Camp meets daily from 9 AM to 3 PM.


Sample Camp Day

Every day we’ll have time to learn music/acting technique, work on our final presentation, and get to know each other as an ensemble. A typical day at camp will look something like this:

  • 9 – 10 AM – Welcome and Warm-Ups (Voice, Body, Ensemble)
  • 10 – 11 AM – Learn Group Songs / Choreography for final show
  • 11 AM – 12 PM – Drama Games / Whole Cast Work
  • 12PM – Lunch & Free Time at Oz Park
  • 1 – 2 PM – Prop and Individual Final Show Work / Rehearsal
  • 2 – 3 PM – Drama Games and Review, Sign Out

Scholarships are available, along with financial aid and payment plans. To apply for a scholarship, apply HERE.

For more information on scholarships, please visit our FAQ section or email Porchlight’s Education Director, Rebecccah Singer*, at rebeccah@porchlightmusictheatre.org.


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Allstate is the principal sponsor of the summer camp scholarship program


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