Willy Wonka AKA “The Set Designer Graveyard”

Willy Wonka AKA “The Set Designer Graveyard”

Written by Adrian Cohen We’re right in the middle of online summer theatre camps and I’ve been thinking about Willy Wonka which is our third two- week 10-14 yrs camp July 13th-24th. The online version will not have to deal with the one consistent nightmare...
The reviews are coming in! | Summer Camp 2020

The reviews are coming in! | Summer Camp 2020

The reviews are coming in! Hear from some parents and students about their experience with our Live Online Summer Camp and Classes! Watch this video for more parent experiences! “I just wanted to let you both know how blown away I was this past week watching the...
Heading Into Week 3 of Summer Camp!

Heading Into Week 3 of Summer Camp!

Written by Adrian Cohen  Hello everyone ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and ‘Hamilton’ just kicked off at 9am and 9:30am this morning respectively. And, in case you’re one of the few people still left who don’t know, a full performance from the...

The Theatre Crisis Now Unfolding

Written by Adrian Cohen As Upstage Online camp got underway this week, the economic bad news sweeping the world continued, and it is clear that one sector of the economy which is close to home for our community, is on its knees. Theatres all around the U.S. are facing...

Online summer camps have begun!

Written by Adrian Cohen What could possibly go wrong? These were my parting words of our final pre-camp meeting this past Sunday. We are now in our second day of summer theatre with Upstage Online camps and I have to say, I’m incredibly proud of the way the...
Theatre Camp Online or Back to Normal?

Theatre Camp Online or Back to Normal?

Written by Adrian Cohen Just like everyone else we have been discussing the possibility of going back to “bricks and mortar” programs or staying online for summer theatre camps.  It’s a topic everyone who runs or attends summer camps has been...

Can LIVE Online Acting Classes Work?

Written by Adrian Cohen Our journey from bricks and mortar programs to live online classes in acting, singing, and dancing has felt momentous. And we have to acknowledge that our teaching and admin staff have made the difference. It’s only a slight exaggeration...
Upstage Summer Camp 2020

Upstage Summer Camp 2020

Dear Upstage Parents- After much consideration we have decided that the safest course of action for this summer is to postpone our traditional in person Summer Camps 2020 to Summer 2021. We are excited, however, to tell you about the new live online offerings (taught...