Summer Camp 2020

5-Star Academy of Performing Arts is an extensive and professional theatrical training ground for youth. This educational program, run by Educational Director and Co-Producer Tal Fox, fosters connections between theatre performance and the Conejo Valley/Ventura County community.

We aim to introduce children and teens to professional theatre and give them the opportunity to develop into skilled actors for theater productions and beyond! Through interactive lesson plans in the online classroom, feedback and insight we strive to develop future theatre leaders by offering a program led by industry professionals.

In addition to offering ongoing classes each session, 5-Star offers enrolled students with ongoing support from working actors, choreographers, casting directors, agents/managers, musical directors, etc. providing kids and teens in the community an opportunity for top-notch expert feedback and networking.

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES - SUMMER 2020

Camp Availability:

  • Les Miserables Camp – Group A | July 20 – July 24, 2020 | Grades 2-5

 

Registration Closed – Now At Maximum Capacity:

  • Musical Theater Intensive Camp | June 22 – July 3, 2020 | Grades 5-10
  • Hamilton Camp – Group B | July 6 – July 10, 2020 | Grades 5-10
  • Wicked Camp – Group A | July 13 – July 17, 2020 |  Grades 2-5 
  • Wicked Camp – Group B | July 13 – July 17, 2020 | Grades 6-10
  • Les Miserables Camp – Group B | July 20 – July 24, 2020 | Grades 6-10
  • Hamilton Camp – Group C | July 27 – July 31, 2020 | Grades 5-10
  • Wicked Camp – Group C | August 3 – August 7, 2020 | Grades 6-10

FAQ

I am having trouble completing deposits on PayPal – something went wrong? 

PayPal may set hourly limits for transactions – this may prompt a temporary error message. To avoid this, please complete deposit payment in one transaction when you are signing up for more than one class.

Where do I make my deposit? I did not receive a follow up email with confirmation.

To place your deposit, please continue onto our donation page – any transaction here will be credited as your deposit. Please keep receipt of payment for your records as you will not receive notice from 5-Star Theatricals until our minimum requirement is fulfilled.

When will I receive confirmation that my student is enrolled?

Once we reach our minimum requirement for students, we will reach out via email to confirm class status and close out your tuition balance.

What do I do if the class I want to sign up for is listed at Max-Capacity? Is there a waiting list?

If your class is currently listed at Max-Capacity, please continue through the registration process to be automatically added to our waiting list for this camp. However, please hold off on your deposit as we may reach out if space becomes available or if more sessions are added for this camp.

To contact us with any questions please email tal@5startheatricals.com.

MUSICAL THEATER INTENSIVE CAMP

MUSICAL THEATER INTENSIVE CAMP  (Grade 5 – 10)

This online intensive is suited for students who are passionate about musical theatre and growing their repertoire and developing technique in voice, acting, and dance. Additionally, students will be guided on the business side of acting and get personal feedback from industry experts such as agents, actors, musical directors, and choreographers. Each student will leave this intensive with a monologue, a new musical theatre song, audition cuts, and additional technique and knowledge to build on their skills and use towards pursuing an acting career.

  • Dates: June 22 – July 3, 2020 (Monday – Friday)
  • Times: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM PST
  • Tuition: $250
  • Size: Registration Closed [At Max Capacity]

HAMILTON CAMP

HAMILTON CAMP

Be in the ZOOM Where it happens! Students will have an opportunity to work on songs from the musical, Hamilton! We will focus on understanding content, vocal technique, basic choreography, and have a Q&A with a Hamilton cast-member. Each student will be asked to self-tape a song from Hamilton throughout the week that will be edited into a performance reel for the class.

The camp is split into two different age-groups:

GROUP A (Grades 2 – 4)

  • DatesJuly 6 – July 10, 2020 (Monday – Friday)
  • Times: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM PST
  • Tuition: $100
  • Size: Registration Closed 

 

GROUP B (Grades 5 – 10)

  • Dates: July 6 – July 10, 2020 (Monday – Friday)
  • Times: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM PST
  • Tuition: $100
  • Size: Registration Closed [At Max Capacity]

 

GROUP C (Grades 5 – 10)

  • Dates: July 27 – July 31, 2020 (Monday – Friday)
  • Times: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM PST
  • Tuition: $100
  • Size: Registration Closed [At Max Capacity]

WICKED CAMP

WICKED CAMP

Defying Gravity, The Wizard and I, Popular… The musical, Wicked, is known for loads of hit Broadway songs, and a story of friendship based on the world of The Wizard of Oz! During this camp, students will learn material from the show and practice vocal and acting technique, show choreography, and have a Q&A with a Wicked cast-member. Each student will be asked to self-tape a song from Wicked throughout the week that will be edited into a performance reel for the class.

The camp is split into two different age-groups:

GROUP A (Grades 2 – 5)

  • Dates: July 13 – July 17, 2020 (Monday – Friday)
  • Times: 9:30 AM – 12 PM PST
  • Tuition: $100
  • Size: Registration Closed [At Max Capacity]

 

GROUP B (Grades 6 – 10)

  • Dates: July 13 – July 17, 2020 (Monday – Friday)
  • Times: 12:30 PM – 3 PM PST
  • Tuition: $100
  • Size: Registration Closed [At Max Capacity]

 

GROUP C (Grades 6 – 10)

  • Dates: August 3 – August 7, 2020 (Monday – Friday)
  • Times: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM PST
  • Tuition: $100
  • Size: Registration Closed [At Max Capacity]

LES MISERABLES CAMP

LES MISERABLES CAMP

Les Miserables, a musical masterpiece, may just be the most famous musical of all! We are bringing students the opportunity to work on the material from this show in this week-long camp. Students will work on vocal technique specific to this show, work on some choreography, and have a Q&A with a Les Miserables cast-member. Each student will be asked to self-tape a song from Les Mis throughout the week that will be edited into a performance reel for the class. The camp is split into two different age-groups: Group A and Group B.

The camp is split into two different age-groups:

GROUP A (Grades 2 – 5)

  • Dates: July 20 – July 24, 2020 (Monday – Friday)
  • Times: 9:30 AM – 12 PM PST
  • Tuition: $100
  • Size: 8 students minimum. 15 students maximum
  • Please email Tal at tal@5startheatricals.com if interested in joining this class

GROUP B (Grades 6 – 10)

  • Dates: July 20 – July 24, 2020 (Monday – Friday)
  • Times: 12:30 PM – 3 PM PST
  • Tuition: $100
  • Size: Registration Closed [At Max Capacity]

5-STAR CURRICULUM

Tal Fox

Tal Fox

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR, TAL FOX
Tal Fox has worked professionally for over 10 years in the entertainment industry. She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre and a BA in Communications from Pace University in New York City and has lectured and taught across the US at schools, acting programs, and theatres. In her five years as a Talent Agent at Kazarian/Measures/Ruskin & Associates she ran the Equity/Theatre department and developed the Youth TV/ Film Department, advancing many careers and putting a multitude of actors on Broadway, in Television and Film, in National Tours, and Regional Theatre productions. Additionally, with her experience performing, working in Casting (credits include Center Theatre Group, 5- Star Theatricals, Theatre @ Boston Court, The Echo Theatre, Greenway Court Theatre, The Rockwell Table & Stage, Bleecker St. Theatre in NYC), and in producing, she brings a high quality of understanding of both acting technique and business savvy to her students. Tal is the Education Director for 5-Star Academy, the educational wing of 5-Star Theatricals, the regional theatre in Thousand Oaks, CA. In addition to developing, teaching classes and bringing in teaching artists and industry guests, she continues to act as Casting Director and Co-Producer for the company. She continues to act and teaches throughout Los Angeles and Orange County.

TUITION

TUITION

Enrollment is secured on a first come first serve basis upon completion of tuition balance. To complete your tuition payment, please continue onto our donation page – any transaction(s) here will be credited towards your final balance. Please keep receipt of payment for your records.

TUITION IS DUE FOR ALL CAMPS BY: TUESDAY, JUNE 30

If your class is currently listed at Max-Capacity, please hold off on your deposit until we reach out. Please note, you have been added to our waiting list – we may reach out if space becomes available or if more sessions are added for this camp.

5-Star is happy to coordinate and work on a payment plan with any of our students. Please email tal@5startheatricals.com with any requests.

CONTACT & QUESTIONS

To contact us with any questions please email tal@5startheatricals.com.

PAST SESSIONS & STUDENTS


Previous guests include:
-Ashley Argota (TV: True Jackson VP, Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures, How to Build a Better Boy, Lab Rats, The Fosters; Broadway Tour:Young Nala in Lion King)

-Anneliese van der Pol (TV: Raven’s Home, That’s So Raven. Broadway: Belle in Beauty and the Beast)

-Jason Michael Snow (Broadway’s Book of Mormon, South Pacific, Xanadu. Television: Black Monday, This Is Us, One Day at a Time…)

-Katherine Tokarz (Broadway’s Rock of Ages, Wicked, A Chorus Line, White Christmas. Television: A Christmas Story Live!, The Neighbors, Alexa & Katie…)

-Erin McIntyre (Wicked, Love Never Dies, Into the Woods, Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder…)

-Michelle Elkin (Choreographer and Actress. Acting credits include Annie (with Carol Burnett), Choreography credits include Younger (with Sutton Foster), Bunheads, Ally McBeal, 10 Things I Hate About You, American Idol…)

-Ashley Wible (Talent Agent- Equity/Theater Department at Kazarian, Measures, Ruskin & Associates)

-Todd Eskin (Talent Agent and Head of Across the Board Talent)

-Kara Slocum (Youth Talent Agent at Firestarter Entertainment)

… and many more


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