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Creative Arts Programs

Our Creative Arts summer camp provides students an opportunity to develop new skills, methods, approaches, and experiences in their craft. Our faculty are leaders in their fields and bring experiences to create environments for our students to take risks and challenge themselves. Our Creative Arts community is proud of its dedication and commitment to the arts.


Why Performers and Artists choose Summer at Sem:

  • Students perform side-by-side with our faculty members guaranteeing a first-hand learning experience with professionals in their field.
  • World-renowned guest artists teach master classes, perform with our students, and showcase how to turn a passion in the creative arts into a career.
  • Our extraordinary Kirby Center for Creative Arts, with its state-of-the-art lighting and sound capabilities and 600-seat theater provides artists an exceptional workspace to develop their talents.

We offer various intensives throughout the summer for artists and performers looking to sharpen their skills and become greater creative performers. Our programs offer campers either a day or residential experience.

Join us on our beautiful campus nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in northeast Pennsylvania.

We look forward to seeing you this Summer at Sem!

Dance

Dance

The Summer at Sem Creative Arts Dance Program is led by a faculty of professional dancers and choreographers who come from diverse backgrounds and have immeasurable professional experience. The curriculum allows dancers to refine their technique and increase stamina.

Master classes offered by guest artists emphasize artistic experience. Both two-week sessions offer a closing performance with dancers, guest artists, and faculty. Dancers are welcome to enroll in one or both of our intensive dance summer camp programs.

Ages: 12-18 Day + Residential Options

Ballet Intensive

July 12, 2020 - July 25, 2020

​$975 for day students

$2,600 for residential students

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Modern / Contemporary Dance

July 26, 2020 - August 8, 2020

$975 for day students

$2,600 for residential students

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Theatre

Theatre

Students will discover acting, dance, and vocal skills, along with stage presence and performance coaching. Our comprehensive program allows actors to develop stage skills while working as a collaborative ensemble. Creative development flourishes by working side-by-side with established professionals and guest artists. The four-week program culminates with a final book musical performance.

Ages: 12-18 Day + Residential Options

Theatre

July 12, 2020 - August 9, 2020

Two-week: July 12-July 25, 2020

$975 for day students

$2,600 for residential students


Four-week: July 12-August 9, 2020

$1,900 for day students

$5,000 for residential students

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Explore and develop artistic skills in different disciplines. Limited enrollment provides students with undivided instruction and skill-building opportunities.

Sessions are Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, with activities for residential students on evenings and weekends.

Ages: 12-18 Day + Residential Options

Filmmaking

July 13, 2020 - July 17, 2020

$485 day

$1,250 residential

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