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For two decades, Summer Stage at Bishop Hendricken has inspired young performing artists and entertained sold-out audiences from around Rhode Island.

Since 2000, Summer Stage at Bishop Hendricken has inspired young performing artists and entertained sold-out audiences from around Rhode Island. The program provides a professional, educational, and inspiring experience that promotes the positive development of student artists of all ages in a safe and supportive community. Summer Stage at Bishop Hendricken offers a number of camp and workshop offerings that include theatrical performance, media arts, music, and show choir performance.

The hallmark of Summer Stage at Bishop Hendricken is our yearly mainstage musical. High school students from around the state work with professional artists and recent program alumni currently pursuing the arts to produce a full-scale musical. As part of the production process, the company takes their performance into the community, and participates in a service project related to the production.

BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Bring It On The Musical

Thank you to our patrons!
August 1-4, 2019
Dr. Daniel S. Harrop Theater – Bishop Hendricken

Thursday, August 1 @ 7pm
Friday, August 2 @ 7pm
Saturday, August 3 @ 7pm
Sunday, August 4 @ 2pm

$12 Students/Seniors  |  $15 Adults

Campbell is cheer-royalty at Truman High School and her senior year should prove the most cheertastic – she’s been named captain of the squad! But, an unexpected redistricting has forced her to spend her final year of high school at the neighboring hard-knock Jackson High School. Despite having the deck stacked against her, Campbell befriends the dance crew girls and, along with their headstrong and hardworking leader, Danielle, manages to form a powerhouse squad for the ultimate competition – the National Championships.

2019 Camps & Workshops

All camps open to young men and women entering the specified grades in Fall 2019.

Summer Stage Show Choir

Grades: 7-12
Dates: June 24-28, 2019
9am-4pm daily

Show choir combines vocal artistry with choreography to create a stylized performance experience. Students will work with the staff from Bishop Hendricken’s award-winning “Paramount” show choir to prepare a fantastic final performance!

Summer Stage Workshop

Grades: 6-9
Dates: July 8-19, 2019
8:30am-3:30pm daily

Students work as an ensemble to discover acting, improvisation, movement, and musical theater skills while creating a revue-style final performance!

Summer on the Stage!

Grades: 3-5
Dates: July 22-26, 2019
9am-3pm daily

Students will learn basic skills in acting, movement, and singing in a fun, safe, and engaging environment. At the end of the camp, students will showcase their talents in a fun, final performance!

Summer Screen

Grades: 7-12
Dates: August 5-9, 2019
10am-4pm daily

Working in teams on location at Bishop Hendricken’s campus, students write, produce, edit and star in their own short films using our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. The one week camp will culminate in a screening of the projects for friends and family!

Contact & Information

Mr. Richard Sylvia
Summer Stage Program Director
401.739.3450, ext. 147
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