Teen Camps with USPA

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Studio Institute Global is proud to be partnering with
US Performing Arts – the industry’s foremost summer camp provider specializing in training the next generation of young performing and visual artists.


DREAM...CREATE...COLLABORATE! Acting, Musical Theater, Dance and Digital Media Summer Camp Workshops designed with you in mind. It's all about the artistic craft and the creative process. Join the next generation of artists this summer. What's special about USPA at Studio School Los Angeles:

  • TAUGHT ON THE LOT OF A WORKING PRODUCTION STUDIO
  • COACHED BY HOLLYWOOD PROFESSIONALS AND COLLEGE ADJUNCT FACULTY
  • LIVE ON THE BEAUTIFUL USC CAMPUS

As the only summer intensive program taught on the lot of an active working film studio, US Performing Arts Camps offers pre-college students innovative “next generation” curriculum that integrates the creation of live performance, film, television and the digital arts. Each intensive camp/workshop is taught by experienced professional faculty working within the business, including adjunct faculty from top-tier universities, and carefully embraces the integration of stage, screen, and the business of the business in preparing the well-rounded artist of the next generation. This collaborative philosophy sets the tone for these exciting new cutting-edge workshops.

Studio School Los Angeles’ revolutionary next-generation thinking makes it a natural partner for USPA in working with passionately creative pre-college students to inspire them to achieve their dreams. Located within LA Center Studios, home to such productions as Mad Men, Anchorman, Scandal, The Jungle Book, Girl Meets World, and much more, this 20-acre gated studio campus provides a safe industry-immersed environment for creativity and learning. The first and only school of its kind created with a major Hollywood studio, Studio School Los Angeles offers accredited BFA degrees in Film + Digital Content, Acting for Film & Television, Commercial Dance, and Art.

Join us for a fun-filled professional learning experience in Los Angeles this summer. You will be trained by top Broadway and Hollywood coaches and directors, including graduates from the esteemed programs of USC Cinematic Arts, Yale School of Drama, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Columbia University, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, and more, in workshops guaranteed to hone your skills as a performer.

Housing
Students will be housed at USC located just 3.5 miles from the studios. Students will be transported from the college to the studio each day by our bus shuttle. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on campus with lunch each day on the studio lot. USC’s picturesque campus has been featured in many iconic films including “Forest Gump,” “Herbie Fully Loaded,” and “Legally Blonde.” USC’s film and theater graduates have included the ‘best of the best’ and too numerous to list but include Marlo Thomas, Renee Elise Goldsberry, John Wayne, Forrest Whitaker, Tom Sellek, Ron Howard, Will Ferrell, and many others.

Courses offered:

Film Production

Acting For Camera Video Production Summer Camp

With a Team & Mentor approach to hands-on learning, here students work with industry professionals to create short-form digital content for portfolios, websites and social media platforms.

Ages: 13 – 18
July 15 – August 3, 2018
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Acting for Camera

Sitcom Acting for Camera

This Acting for the Camera program introduces students to fundamental approaches of living truthfully under imaginary circumstances – as applies to screen work. With this solid foundation, students practice camera-techniques from day one and learn to adapt their performances for lens capture.

Ages: 13 – 18
July 15 – August 3, 2018
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Commercial Dance

Commercial Dance

Commercial dance is taking the world by storm. From shows like So You Think You Can Dance to the esteemed team behind Gaga herself – commercial dancers are become more ingrained in the entertainment industry than ever before.

Ages: 13 – 18
July 15 – August 3, 2018
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Editing

Editing

The final stage of the cinematic journey is post-production and editing takes the starring role! This is where the editor and the director make the final cut to tell the story.

Ages: 13 – 18
July 15 – 20, 2018
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Virtual Reality - 360 Video

 

Virtual Reality - 360 Video

One-of-a-kind filmmaking workshop in the emerging world of Virtual and Augmented Reality using 360 video and spatial audio recording.

Ages: 13 – 18
July 8 – 20, 2018
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Documentary Film

Documentary Film

Documentary filmmakers have the power to transform world thought. Learn the storytelling techniques of compelling documentary filmmaking under the direction of motion picture and television professionals.

Ages: 13 – 18
July 22 – 27, 2018
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Animation

Animation

Traditional animation is the foundation for all animation storytelling.

Ages: 13 – 18
June 17 – 22, 2018
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Voice Acting for Animated Feature Films, Television, and Video Games

Voice Acting

Taught by a team of leading Disney casting directors, students will see what it takes to have a career in voice over and learn the ins and outs of the perfect audition

Ages: 13 – 18
Jun 17 – 22, 2018
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Musical Theater on Film

Musical Theater on Film

Are you or are you on your way to becoming a “triple threat”? Our Musical Theater Camp is designed to help hone students’ essential skills so they are prepared for the demands of a Broadway career.

Ages: 13 – 18
Jul 1 – 6, 2018
Computer Animation

Computer Animation

With the advent of the computer, the animator now has another tool to use in telling a story. Based upon the precepts of traditional animation, the Computer Animation Camp will allow the animator artist to reach and explore constantly growing heights in animated creative expression

Ages: 13 – 18
Jun 24 – Jul 6, 2018
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Sitcom Writing/Producing/Directing

Sitcom Acting for Camera

What do THE BIG BANG THEORY, BLACK-ISH, 2 BROKE GIRLS, PARKS and RECREATION, GIRLS, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, and MODERN FAMILY have in common? You guessed it!

Ages: 15 – 18
Jul 22 – Aug 3, 2018
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Screenwriting

Screenwriting

The curriculum of this Screenwriting camp includes the study of screenplays and teleplays and is designed as a camp that absorbs each camper in character, structure, form and plot.

Ages: 13 – 18
Jul 8 – 13, 2018
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Advanced Digital Film

Advanced Digital Film

The international reputation for quality education in filmmaking is offered to the more experienced filmmaker through the Advanced Digital Film Camp

Ages: 15 – 18
Jul 1 – 13, 2018
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Digital Film

Digital Film

This Digital Film Camp is being taught within an active working Hollywood studio by award-winning professionals

Ages: 13 – 18
Jun 24 – 29, 2018
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Hip Hop

Hip-Hop

What is a dancer’s dream? Dance, Dance, Dance and never stop dancing! Work with LA’s top choreographers and perform on a working studio lot. Dance in the rehearsal hall and perform on set.

Ages: 13 – 18
Jul 15 – 20, 2018
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Stage to Screen

Stage to Screen

This two-week journey, taught within an active working Hollywood studio, incorporates the physical expression of movement, the spontaneity of improvisation, the liberating alchemy of mask and myths, and transformation into authentic character

Ages: 13 – College Freshman
Jul 1 – 13, 2018
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Costume Design

Costume Design

The workshop will include film screenings, discussions on the history of Hollywood costume design, visits to Hollywood studio costume shops, and field trips

Ages: 14 and up
Jul 22 – Aug 3, 2018
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Sitcom Acting

Sitcom Acting for Camera

This Sitcom Acting camp is one of the most popular workshops every summer.

Ages: 13 – 18
July 22 – Aug 3, 2018
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Acting for Camera 1-Week

Acting for Camera

Acting and performing in front of the camera although similar to theater is distinctive in approach and technique.

Ages: 13 – 18
Jun 24 – 29, 2018
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