$975 day camp
At a Glance
Actors who join the Summer at Sem Theatre summer camp program will discover acting, dance, and vocal skills, along with stage presence and performance coaching. Our comprehensive program allows students to develop stage skills while working as a collaborative ensemble.
All theatre students will get the chance to participate in one-on-one working sessions with our Director of Theatre in their acting, singing and auditioning skills. Individualized attention for each summer theatre student offers participants of all backgrounds and experience levels an opportunity to engage in working on stage, and off. Theatre students will meet and talk to theatre professionals from all facets of the industry currently working on Broadway in our virtual master class series. Pending updates to CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 there will be exciting performance opportunities in collaboration with our Dance program students in our state-of-the-art performance spaces and on our beautiful campus. In recent summers this has included musical theatre, Shakespeare, pop/rock music, original monologues and scenes and fully produced Broadway musicals.
Meet our Director
Pennsylvania native Jeremiah Downes is our director of the Summer at Sem Creative Arts Theatre Program!
Jeremiah has served on the theatre performance faculty of some of the country’s best college and university programs. Prior to his transition into teaching full time, he spent almost two decades as a successful singing actor in Philadelphia and New York City, appearing in leading roles and in world premieres with some of Broadway’s finest. A sought-after teacher, master class clinician and coach, he continues to maintain a studio in New York City and Philadelphia.
His clients have found success on Broadway, in film and on television, in opera houses and in recording studios.
To see people who have truly made it in the industry was amazing and then for them to help us and give us advice on how we can possibly make it was phenomenal.