Programs of Study

Senior Camp Majors

Age: 14-18 (Completing Grades 8-12)

There are four courses of study available for Senior Camp: Musical Theatre, Acting, Filmmaking, and Songwriting. There are different enrollment options for each course of study with some requiring an application to register. Classes, seminars, and practical experience provide intensive training for young aspiring artists. The two,three, and four-week sessions conclude with a final product to share with friends and family.

NEW IN 2018: Songwriting 

This year we are thrilled to announce the a new two-week Songwriting major!

Songwriting – $2,375: June 10 -23

This is a program dedicated to the craft of songwriting. Students are given new lyrical and musical tools and are encouraged in the practical application of those tools through songwriting assignments culminating in recording and performing original songs. 


1. Intro to Filmmaking – $1,175: June 3 – 8

This is for beginning filmmakers who want a week long crash course in filmmaking and are not yet ready for the 4-week comprehensive filmmaking experience. This is a week devoted to learning all aspects of filmmaking.

NEW: Intro to Filmmaking Day Camp – $625: June 3-8

This is the day camp option for Intro to Filmmaking. The day and boarding campers will attend classes together from from 9:30a-6p. Lunch is included as part of tuition. The boarding campers will watch and analyze films in the evenings. 

2. Film Production – $3,725: June 10 – July 1

*Application with video submission required. See How to Apply for more details.*

Make your own film from screenwriting through editing. This is for those who have previously attended TAP Camp or have filmmaking experience and do not wish to take an Intro to Filmmaking course. Submit one of your films for acceptance into this program and skip the intro week. Choose option 3 if you wish to make a film of your own but do not have prior experience.

3. Filmmaking – $4,275: June 3 – July 1

4-weeks: June 4 – July 2, 2017

*SAVE 50% off the Intro to Filmmaking week by registering*
A 4-week comprehensive filmmaking experience that combines our Intro to Filmmaking and Film Production sessions. Campers are guided through the process, techniques and enjoyment of creating films from scratch. Learn the basics, write your own screenplay, rotate through roles on multiple shoots, and edit your film. Leave with your own short film for submission into festivals, competitions, and college programs.



Musical Theatre

1. Advanced Camp – $1,075: June 3 – 8

*Application with video submission required. See How to Apply for more details.*

This program is for young artist who are interested in continuing their performing arts education at the collegiate level. Through a series of private lessons, workshops, seminars and mock auditions, this select group will hone their talents and create a portfolio of songs or monologues for their college auditions. We recommend the 4-week Senior Advanced Option for a comprehensive experience.

2. Senior Camp  $3,525: June 10 – July 1

Acting majors are challenged on a daily basis through rigorous class work and a variety of rehearsal methods. Scene study, monologue work, improvisation, acting exercises, script analysis, voice and movement, and a professional-style rehearsal process give campers a wide range of skills and techniques.

Musical Theatre
Musical Theatre at TAP is the most intense program of its kind in Texas. In three short weeks we create not only amazing performers, but competent technicians well-versed in the language of their craft. Study voice, dance, and acting in daily classes and rehearsals. Find a safe place to challenge yourself in all areas of musical theatre. True triple threat training at its best!

3. Senior Advanced Camp – $4,075: June 3 – July 1

*Application with video submission required. See How to Apply for more details.*

*SAVE $525 and experience the full 4 weeks by registering for TAP Senior Advanced*

This 4-week experience combines Advanced Camp and Senior Camp providing a comprehensive program we recommend. Senior Advanced campers will build skills necessary for the college audition process and experience an intensive 3 week session consisting of classes, rehearsals, and practical experience for the stage and for films. 

Junior Camps

Ages 6 – 13 

Junior Camps focus on singing, acting and dancing. Structured classes combined with an intense rehearsal process and a lot of fun, make the Junior Camp a wonderful experience for the young artist. Broadway style songs and dances are rehearsed and performed at the end of the session. Higher expectations and more challenging material make the 2-week camp a more advanced program.

1. Junior Camp 1 – $1,175: June 3 – 8

Beginning – Intermediate

2. Junior Camp 2  – $1,975: June 10 – June 23

*Application with video submission required. See How to Apply for more details.*
Intermediate – Advanced 

3. Broadway Stars Day Camp  – $260: June 25 – June 28