Summer Theater Camps


Peddie School's Swig Arts Center serves as home for the Summer Theater Program. Facilities include the 525-seat Mount-Burke Theatre (equipped with state-of-the-art lighting and sound), the Erin Price Choral Room (a high-quality rehearsal hall), as well as private rehearsal rooms. Enrollment in both Green Apple Theater and Summer Theater Camp includes a daily lunch served in the Peddie Dining Hall. Internships available for students over the age of 15. 
Call 609-944-7550 for more information.


Green Apple

A drama and music program for students ages 8–11.
Celebrating its 22nd year, the Green Apple Theater program, under the direction of Paul Sulyok, is a full-day one-week drama and music program tailored especially for students ages 8 through 11. The fee includes a full lunch program in the Peddie School cafeteria. Each session's enrollment is limited to 20 students. The principal focus of this program is to motivate, strengthen and further the development of learning and creative thinking through acting, dance and music...all while having lots of fun! Students are encouraged to examine and use their creative qualities to build self-esteem and confidence through theater games, pantomime and improvisation exercises specifically designed for this program.

2017 Camp dates:
Camp runs Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Session 1: July 10-14
Session 2: July 17-21
Session 3: July 24-28
Session 4: July 31-August 4

2017 Cost: $375

Limit two sessions of Green Apple per student. An aftercare program is available from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional cost.

Questions? Contact Marilyn Anker (609-944-7550).  

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Theater Camp

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A professional training program in musical theater for students ages 11-15

For our landmark 25th year, the Peddie School is bringing exciting changes to the Theater Camp. Masters Classes with visiting Broadway professionals, and the opportunity to hone your acting talents with members of the Peddie School theater department have been added.  Each session culminates in a Friday afternoon showcase performance. The program includes a full lunch program in the Peddie School dining hall. Enrollment is limited at 40. Campers will participate in each of the following:

(previous experience is wonderful, but not required for our program)
An exciting course designed to develop the imagination, release creativity, and encourage more effective communication both on and off the stage.
Musical Theater
A unique class that combines vocal training, reading music, sight singing, projection, stage movement, and the techniques of both solo and group performance.
Instruction includes jazz dance, musical comedy, and basic movement. All students will participate in the staging of at least one musical number.

2017 Camp dates:
Camp runs Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Session 1: July 10 - July 21
Session 2: July 24 - August 4

* Showcase will be on the final Friday afternoon of each session at 4:00 p.m. (July 21 & August 4)

2017 Cost: $695

Questions? Contact Marilyn Anker (609-944-7550). 

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Theater Camp Faculty

Marilyn Anker
Director of Summer Arts Program
Candace Woodward Clough
Director, Summer Theater Camp
Dan Corica '08
Director of Music, Summer Theater Camp 
Deborah Goodkin
Beginning Acting Coach
Elizabeth Sherman
Advanced acting
Paul Sulyok
Director, Green Apple Theater
John E. Lucs '90
Technical Director

Summer Internships

Intern positions are available each session in Acting, Dance, Musical Theater and Technical Production. Interns act as personal assistants to the professional instructions and must be at least 16 years old by June 25, 2016. Selection is based on citizenship, character, experience, talent, recommendations and interview. Early application is recommended. Contact Marilyn Anker 609-944-7550 to apply.
201 South Main Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520-3349
Phone Number: 609-944-7500
Fax Number: 609-944-7901