Summer Programs Secondary

Summer Musical Theatre Training Program

The Summer Musical Theatre Training Program provides students with foundational and expanded understanding of technique in ballet, jazz, music, and acting.

  • Grades 6+
  • Monday-Friday
  • 9am – 4pm Daily
  • Located in Wintergreen Plaza, Rockville, MD

From the high school musical to the bright lights of Broadway, whatever your musical theater aspirations, your foundation will be in technique training.

Led by highly experienced and sought-after teaching artists, this inclusive three week training program is committed to the development of the next generation of performers by providing focused instruction in an immersive musical theater environment. Each student will be placed into a company based on factors including ability, age, and experience. Companies will train together in technique-specific classes and will work collaboratively during the rehearsal process on assigned musical numbers, vignettes, and scenes to be presented on the last day of the session for family and friends.*

Choose from 3 courses of study:

  • Session I: Movie Musicals (June 22–July 10, 2020) No longer available

  • Session II: Contemporary Musical Theatre Study (July 13–31, 2020) No longer available

  • Session III: Movie Musicals (August 3-21, 2020) No longer available

Summer Scholarship Info

You must do both for consideration.

A Typical Day at ATMTC’s Summer Musical Theatre Training Program

The program consists of a daily schedule in the three core areas of study: dance, acting and voice, a specialized master class session with professional musical theater artists, and afternoon genre-specific company rehearsals. The program culminates in a showcase of selected musical theater works on the final Friday of the program.*

*Note: Roles or performances in the showcase are at the strict, sole discretion of the Director.

Daily Core Training Classes

  • Voice Technique
  • Dance Technique (Ballet and Jazz)
  • Acting Technique

Daily Schedule

  • 9:00 – 9:20 am: All Company Warm Ups
  • 9:20 – 10:30 am: Core Training Block 1
  • 10:30 – 11:40 am: Core Training Block 2
  • 11:40 am –12:10 pm: Lunch/Break
  • 12:10 – 1:30 pm: All Company Rehearsal
  • 1:30 –  2:40 pm: Core Training Block 3
  • 2:40 –  3:50 pm: Core Training Block 4
  • 3:50 – 4:00 pm: Cool down/Announcements/Dismissal

Monday Master Class May Include:

  • Mock Audition Session
  • Broadway Choreography
  • Crafting a Monologue
  • Stage Combat
  • Lyric Analysis
  • Improv
  • Yoga for Actors
  • Hip-Hop

What you will need to wear/bring

All company members will be required to adhere to a dress code, the details of which are below:


  • SHOES: Black ballet slippers & black jazz shoes*
  • APPAREL: Black athletic shorts & black or white non-logo form-fitting t-shirt or tank top**


  • SHOES: Pink ballet slippers and black jazz shoes*
  • GENERAL APPAREL: Black jazz pants & black or white non-logo form-fitting shirt or tank top (that completely covers midriff)
  • BALLET APPAREL: Black leotard with pink or tan tights (optional: black dance shorts)***

Hair longer than two inches in length pulled back and/or secured away from face.

All Must Bring:

  • Labeled peanut free lunch bag/drink (Lunches will not be refrigerated)
  • A three-ring binder for music and/or scripts
  • Pencil
  • Water bottle
  • A digital recorder on which to record music for rehearsal at home (phones and tablets must be used in airplane mode for recording)

*If students are able to bring and/or purchase only one type of dance shoe, ballet slippers are acceptable.

**ATMTC branded shirts are an acceptable alternative to black or white tops for both boys & girls. Available for purchase in our lobby.

***Girls must bring or wear the above described BALLET APPAREL for all ballet classes. GENERAL APPAREL is acceptable during all other classes & workshops.