Summer Programs Online

Connect. Learn. Grow.

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During these challenging times, we want to provide meaningful opportunities for our students to stay connected and continue their education while staying safe at home. Join our online learning community and start your creative arts journey. Each program offers unique opportunities for participants to build new skills in a fun and engaging environment. Students will develop artistic skills through live-streamed interactive classes, individualized and group learning, and enriching video resources. Whether you live near or far, our online programs will connect you with George Mason University faculty, professional teaching artists, and experienced arts educators.

 

ACTING/ THEATER  |  ART & PHOTOGRAPHY  |  FILM & VIDEO  |  MUSIC

 

STARTING SOON!


 

Advanced Actors Showcase: The Hamlet Murders
Ages 13–18
July 13–17, 2020
Perform in a virtual production

The Art of Comics & Graphic Novels
Ages 10–14
July 20–24, 2020
Create your own comic book

Creative Discoveries
Ages 6–8
July 13–17, 2020
Explore drawing, painting, collage and more

Filmscoring summer camp for teensThe Art of Filmscoring
Ages 13–18
July 20–24, 2020
Composing music for motion pictures

 

 

Acting IconACTING/ THEATER 

Students rehearsing at acting campWeekly Acting Camps
Ages 5–18 (divided into age groups)
June 22–July 24, 2020 (weekly)
Exciting weekly themed drama camp

 
Advanced Actors Showcase: The Hamlet Murders
Ages 13–18
July 13–17, 2020
Perform in a virtual production

Advanced Actors  Showcase: Dungeons, Dragons & Beyond
Ages 13–18
July 20–24, 2020
Perform in a virtual production

Students rehearsing in musical theater summer campMusical Theater Repertoire Workshop
Ages 13–18
July 7–9  |  July 14-16, 2020
Vocal rep and audition preparation

Acting for the Camera Workshop
Ages 7–11  |  12–18
3 sessions available
Acting techniques for on-camera

 
Advanced Actors Shakespeare Showcase: A Digital Tempest
Ages 12–18
July 27–31, 2020
Perform in a virtual production

Acting students performing in a summer playAdvanced Actors Showcase: Radio Play
Ages 12–18
July 27–31, 2020
Perform in a virtual production

Vocal students at summer camp
Musical Theater Bootcamp
Ages 7–11
July 27–31, 2020
Singing and stage skills intensive for singers/ actors

 

 

Visual Art IconART & PHOTOGRAPHY 

Creative Discoveries
Ages 6–8
July 13–17, 2020
Explore drawing, painting, collage and more

The Art of Comics & Graphic Novels
Ages 10–14
July 20–24, 2020
Create your own comic book

Anime Art ImageAnime Art & Technology
Ages 10–18 (divided into age groups)
2 Sessions
Explore this popular Japanese art form

Summer photography camp for teensIntro to Digital Photography
Ages 13–18
July 20–24, 2020
Photoshoots, lighting, and more

 

JumpstART Portfolio Prep
Ages 13–18
July 6–10, 2020
Explore printmaking, mixed media and more

Teens at summer photography campAdvanced Photography Studio
Ages 13–18
July 13–17, 2020
Next level traditional and digital photography skills

Drawing Explorations George Mason University School of ArtsDrawing for Adults
Ages 18+
Saturdays, July 11 – August 29
9:30 am – 12 pm
Drawing technique & skills

 

 

Film & Video IconFILM & VIDEO 

Screenwriting summer camp for kids and teensScreenwriting Workshop
Ages 11–18
June 22–26, 2020
Screenwriting techniques for film

 

Filmscoring summer camp for teensThe Art of Filmscoring
Ages 13–18
July 20–24, 2020
Composing music for motion pictures

Filmmaking Workshop
Ages 11–18
July 20–31, 2020 (2 weeks)
Learn film production & create a short film

 

 

Music IconMUSIC 

INSTRUMENTAL PROGRAMS

Viola Bootcamp
Ages 10–18
July 13–17, 2020
Open to students of all levels

 
Violin Camp Summer 2019 movement and soundViolin Bootcamp:
Technique Intensive

Ages 10–18
Aug 3–7, 2020
Private lessons, workshops & more!

Violin Bootcamp:
Artistry Intensive

Ages 10–18
Aug 10–14, 2020
Technical & performing skills

Student performing at summer piano campSummer Piano Academy
Ages 8–18 (divided into age groups)
July 27–31, 2020  |  August 3–7, 2020
Private lessons, masterclasses & more

Students at summer guitar campBeginner Guitar Camp
Ages 8–12
July 20–24, 2020
Learn the basics of guitar playing, notation & more

 

 

COMPOSING, WRITING & THEORY

Filmscoring summer camp for teensThe Art of Filmscoring
Ages 13–18
July 20–24, 2020
Composing music for motion pictures

Songwriting students at summer camp

Singer/Songwriter Workshop
Ages 13–18
July 27–31, 2020
Write & arrange your own songs

 

 

VOCAL

Students rehearsing in musical theater summer campMusical Theater Repertoire Workshop
Ages 13–18
July 7–9, 2020
Vocal rep and audition preparation

Vocal students at summer campMusical Theater Vocal Bootcamp
Ages 7–11
July 27–31, 2020
Singing and stage skills intensive for singers/ actors

Songwriting students at summer campSinger/Songwriter Workshop
Ages 13 – 18
July 27 – 31, 2020
Write & arrange your own songs

 

 

MUSIC TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS

Music teachers in a training sessionOrff & Kodály Supplemental Courses
for Music Educators
July 6 – 12 and/or July 13 – 17, 2020
Credit & non-credit options
Teacher re-certification points