Lyric Theatre

Campus

Located at 440 East Ave, the Lyric is a central location with two theatres for performances. The Main Stage is a magnificent beauty boasting 650 seats for audience members. The Cabaret Stage is a black box style theatre perfect for introducing young actors to performing arts. With additional breakout rooms, the Lyric is perfect for all ages. Lyric Theatre is located in the heart of downtown by the Memorial Art Gallery and City Grill.

Camps at the Lyric Theatre

Aladdin Jr

July 13th – July 25th, 2020
Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM daily
Performances July 24th at 7PM; July 25th at 2PM & 6PM
Camp and performances at Lyric Theatre Main Stage
Theatre Director:  Misty Irwin
Vocal Director:  Jane Huffer
Choreographer:  Tammi Colombo

Open to ages 7 to 11

Tuition: $350 ($325 early bird tuition by April 1st)

 

The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment! Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character. With expanded characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new adaptation of the beloved story will open up “a whole new world” for campers
and audience members!

Save $150 (normally $1,050) when signing up for THREE camps!

Also, ask about our Before-Care & After-Care programs

Willy Wonka Jr

July 27th – Aug 8th, 2020
Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM
Performances Aug 7th at 7PM; Aug 8th at 2PM & 6PM
Camp and performances at Lyric Theatre Main Stage
Theatre Director:  Monique Franz
Vocal Director: Crystal Robinson
Choreographer: Tammi Colombo

Open to ages 7 to 11

Tuition: $350 ($325 early bird tuition by April 1st)

 

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Jr. follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory — or suffer the consequences. The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale.

Save $150 (normally $1,050) when signing up for THREE camps!

Also, ask about our Before-Care & After-Care programs

Getting to Know
The Sound of Music

Aug 10th – 22nd, 2020

Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM daily;

Performances Aug 21st at 7PM; Aug 22nd at 2PM & 6PM Camp & performances at Lyric Theatre Main Stage

Theatre Director:  Emily Beseau

Vocal Director:  Jeannie Clinton

Choreographer:  Tammi Colombo

Open to ages 7 to 11

Tuition: $350 ($325 early bird tuition by April 1st)

 

Getting to Know… The Sound of Music. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain. They discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain's immediate service in their navy. The family's narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of WWII provides one of the most inspirational finales presented in theatre.

Save $150 (normally $1,050) when signing up for THREE camps!

Also, ask about our Before-Care & After-Care programs

Drag Camp

101

Session 1: July 6th – 11th at Kodak Center
Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM daily
Performance on July 11th at 2PM
Session 2: Aug 17th – 22nd at Lyric Theatre
Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM daily
Performance on Aug 22nd at 11AM
Co-Instructor:  Vivian Darling (aka Kevin Milliard)
Co-Instructor: Erin Morrison-Fortunato
Assistant Instructor: Psy Kodick (aka Michael Cavan)

Open to ages 8 to 17

Tuition: $300 ($275 early bird tuition by April 1st)

Ever dreamed of sashaying across the stage, twirling in your glittering costume as your lips move effortlessly to the music, all eyes on you? Learn drag from the professionals, live and in person. We'll cover everything from the history of drag through current trends, makeup, costuming, wig styling, character creation, hosting and performance skills, and the professional tips you may need to book shows and cultivate a professional reputation. The one week camp will culminate in a spectacular drag production! Come all potential kings & queens! Includes make-up kit to take home! Join us for 1 or both sessions

Open to ages 8 to 17

Vivian Darling is from Rochester, NY where she runs her own production company—Vivian Darling Productions. There, she directs and stars in drag based theatrical performances. Their latest project was drag murder mystery musical premiered at the 2019 Rochester Fringe Festival. She also hosts Rochester’s Monthly Drag Queen Bingo in association with the OutAlliance as a monthly fundraiser. She recently won 1st runner-up and Miss Congeniality at the Miss Gay Rochester Pageant this November. She has also worked with Ike Avelli and Tym Moss in 50 Shades of Gay during the Rochester Fringe Festival. Not only does she love to perform, she also loves to give back to the community. She’s raised money 5 years in a row to help raise funds for a Gay Youth Prom in Rochester, 6 years in a row for Trans Youth in Rochester, Breast Cancer Benefits and Awareness, and advocating for positive body image, self love and acceptance through her performances. She has a degree in theatre with a dual focus on directing and costume design.

Save $100 (normally $1,000) when signing up for THREE camps!

Also, ask about our Before-Care & After-Care programs

Footloose:
The Musical

July 6th – July 18th, 2020
Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM daily
Performances July 17th at 7PM,
July 18th at 2PM & 6:30PM
Camp and performances at Lyric Theatre Main Stage
Theatre Director:  Jason Rugg
Vocal Director:  Brianna Ross
Choreographer:  Mandi Lynn Griffith-Gurell

Open to ages 11 to 17

Tuition: $350 ($325 early bird tuition by April 1st)

When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farm town, Ren isn't prepared for the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher. He is determined to exercise the control over the town's youth that he cannot command in his own home. When the reverend's rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren's reputation. To the rockin' rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score (including Holding Out For A Hero, Let’s Hear It For The Boy, Almost Paradise, and many more), FOOTLOOSE celebrates the wisdom of listening and
guiding young people.

Save $150 (normally $1,050) when signing up for THREE camps!
Also, ask about our Before-Care & After-Care programs

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

July 20th – Aug 1st, 2020
Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM daily
Performances July 31st at 7PM Aug 1st at 2PM & 6:30PM
Camp and performances at Lyric Theatre Main Stage

Theatre Director & Choreographer:  Gregory Maddock
Vocal Director:  Hunter Ekberg
Assistant Director & Choreographer:  Jillian Oddo

Open to ages 11 to 17

Tuition: $350 ($325 early bird tuition by April 1st)

Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be "Out There," observes Paris reveling in the Feast of Fools. Held captive by his devious caretaker, the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, he escapes for the day and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly by all but the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda. Quasimodo isn’t the only one captivated by her free spirit, though – the handsome Captain Phoebus and Frollo are equally enthralled. As the three vie for her attention, Frollo embarks on a mission to destroy the gypsies. Featuring hit Disney tunes, including: Out There, God Help The Outcast,Hellfire, and Someday.

Save $150 (normally $1,050) when signing up for THREE camps!
Also, ask about our Before-Care & After-Care programs

Sister Act
The Musical

Aug 3rd – Aug 15th, 2020
Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM daily
Performances Aug 14th at 7PM,
Aug 15th at 2PM & 6:30PM
Camp & performances at Lyric Theatre Main Stage
Theatre Director & Choreographer:  Courtney Larkin
Vocal Director:  Hunter Ekberg

Open to ages 11 to 17

Tuition: $350 ($325 early bird tuition by April 1st)

When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood. Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and truly moving story, Sister Act will leave campers & audiences breathless.

Save $150 (normally $1,050) when signing up for THREE camps!
Also, ask about our Before-Care & After-Care programs