Summer in the Studio 2019

Teen Summer Camps, Film, Musical Theatre, Commercial Dance

Spend your Summer in Los Angeles

Actors, Commercial Dancers, Filmmakers, Writers, and Musical Theatre Performers ages 13-18: You are invited to spend one, two, or three weeks studying your craft with working professional artists inside a real Hollywood movie studio!

Through an active, discipline-driven exploration of the creative process, you’ll refine your technique, build friendships with like-minded artists, and contribute to the creation of original filmed content which will be part of a final red carpet screening and live performance.

  • Sharpen your acting, dancing, singing, writing, and filmmaking techniques in classes designed to prepare you for a career in the industry.
  • Empower yourself as an artist by cultivating the skills necessary to plan, produce, shoot, and present your own content.
  • Learn how to cultivate your audience through workshops in branding, marketing, and networking led by the industry experts.
  • Discover the ins and outs of working on a professional grade movie set.
  • Learn how to pitch projects and collaborate with your peers.
  • Watch as your ideas take shape and come to life!


Los Angeles Center Studios at Night

Located at Los Angeles Center Studios, our campus is part of a 20-acre active film, television, and media studio lot. We believe your best opportunity to learn the business is to be embedded in it every day. Many award-winning shows and films have been created here including Mad Men, Scandal, Medium, True Detective, Anchorman, Fight Club, Drive, and Inception.

Areas of Study:


  • Filmcraft
  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Screenwriting


  • Acting for the Camera
  • Improvisation
  • Creating Accents
  • Becoming the Character
  • Stage Combat

Musical Theatre

  • Vocal Styles
  • Songwriting
  • Scene Study: Musical
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Theatre Dance
  • Acting for the Camera

Commercial Dance

  • Hip Hop
  • Ballet
  • Tap
  • Contemporary
  • Jazz Funk
  • Aerial Silks

Mythic Storytelling

  • Conceptual Worlds + Characters
  • Screenwriting
  • Writing for Television
  • Comic Book Writing
  • Thematic Imagery
  • Poetry


Hotel accommodations, shuttle to the studio, meals, and entertainment are available to campers for just $1,350 per week. If elected, students will be assigned a shared room overseen insight by staff chaperones. Breakfast and lunch provided by Flix Cafe at LACS and dinner catered in at the Studio. Transportation will be provided by the Studio School shuttle. Weekend entertainment events may include Universal Studios, Beach Day, Pool Party, Movie Night, Shopping at the Grove, Hike to the Hollywood Sign.