Photo courtesy of Kids on Stage
Photo courtesy of Kids on Stage

Musical Theater and Performing Arts Summer Camps in LA and OC

Has your LA kid caught the acting bug? Does he or she love to sing and dance? Musical theater camps can provide the outlet, with instruction, rehearsals, and a final performance or recital. Most performing arts camps around Los Angeles and Orange County offer a specific show each session, so you can pick your week based on the show or theme that mosts interests your kid or teen. Several of the theater summer camps below run for two or more weeks, giving campers plenty of time to learn and rehearse before the big show.

Each of these LA summer camps offers something unique—it might be location, depth of offerings, small camp sizes, or after-hours care. And if your child is not interested in performing, maybe a movie or animation camp would be ideal. Whatever your camper's interests, you're sure to find fresh ideas in our Summer Camps Guide.

Note that summer camp information for the 2020 season is changing daily. Please click the links to the individual camps below to see which ones are offering programs this year.

Kids on Stage
1227 4th St., Pierson Hall Stage at St. Augustine
Santa Monica, CA 90401

The Performing Arts Center
7735 Sepulveda Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406

75 N. Marengo Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91016

Beyond Baroque Theatre
681 S. Venice Blvd. Westside Camp
Venice, CA 90291

El Dorado Center
8125 E. Wardlow Rd.
Long Beach, CA 90808

12355 Moorpark St.
Studio City, CA 91604

Upstage School Summer Camp
1424 Fremont Ave.
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Center Stage Studio
27101 Aliso Creek Road
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Musical Theatre Academy of Orange County
3935 Birch St.
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Laguna Playhouse
606 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

South Coast Repertory
655 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

The Performer's Academy
23721 Birtcher Dr.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
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