Artpark theater academy: a Broadway Jr. Program

featuring a Mainstage Theater production of Fiddler on the Roof Jr. on August 5th!

July 10 - August 5, 2017


Imagine! Create! Perform!


Introducing a brand new intensive Broadway Jr. program coming to Artpark this summer! Are you a student between 8-17 years old and are looking for an experience this summer in Theater Arts? Do you have a passion for performing? Have you ever dreamed of performing at a large theater like Artpark? Well this summer is your chance!


Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves into their own theater community for 4 weeks this summer at Artpark (M-F 9am-5pm). Students will be gaining experience in the Theater Arts through a rigorous and exhilarating daily schedule of activities culminating in a live presentation of Fiddler on the Roof Jr. on the main stage on August 5th. This performance will be designed, rehearsed, and performed by the Academy company students. It will provide them a first-hand taste of the professional theater business and performing at a professional venue. The students will be working on a full production including props, costumes, and some of the best local theater professionals, to fully gain the ultimate student theater experience! Along with preparing the production as part of the daily camp activities, the camp days will be also filled with workshops in acting, dancing, vocals, set design, lighting design, costumes, and promotion by some of the best theater teachers in the industry.




Participation in the Academy is suitable for children ages 8-17, no theater experience is necessary. 

Academy hours & location: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Artpark Mainstage Theater (450 South 4th Street, Lewiston NY 14092)



Tuition for the 4-week program is $895 per student

A $150 deposit (non-refundable) is due upon registration, the remaining balance is due by April 1. 


Sibling discount! 

If you have 2 children interested in attending the Academy, we offer 50% off for each sibling after the first child paid at full tuition. This discount is applied to the balance, not to the deposit.    

Scholarships will be available during attendance confirmation process. More information coming soon.




Click here to print or email a registration form (Word Doc)


Spaces are limited, register early to guarantee your spot in the company!



Fiddler on the roof jr. Audition info

Local auditions will be held for lead roles only. It is not necessary for all children interested in attending the Academy to audition, all participants are guaranteed a role based on their interest either on stage or behind the scenes.


Audition dates and details TBA



Fiddler on the roof jr. show info

Fiddler on the Roof Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.


One 90 min adaptation of the Broadway classic, Fiddler on the Roof will be presented in Artpark's famous Mainstage Theater on Saturday August 5 at 7:00pm. Ticket info coming soon!







Theater academy staff

Camp Director/Director of Production/Admin: Paschal Frisina III - click for bio


Camp Co-Director/Choreographer of Production: Toni Dentico


More staff to be announced


For questions, please email [email protected]


All dates, times subject to change