Youth of all backgrounds are invited to take part in our Performing Arts Summer Institute, an 8-week performing arts camp designed to introduce youth to music, song and dance. The Institute provides participants with basic instruction in theatre, dance and music, culminating in A NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT presented and performed by camp participants at the end of the summer. The summer camp is sponsored in part by the Jacksonville Children’s Commission/ Jacksonville Journey. Your application will NOT be complete without a copy of the campers' report card.
ALL FEES MUST BE PAID AND A COPY OF ALL REPORT CARDS MUST BE PRESENTED BEFORE CAMP STARTS. We will be available JUNE 13 - JUNE 17 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. to collect all necessary items. Special arrangments will be made to enable you to submit all requested items by calling 904 765 7373. Arrangments must be made before June 20, 2016.
Parents please note:
2. Include your name and phone number in the email.
3. You must attach a copy of each child's report card to his/her application in order to secure a seat.
For guidelines, additional information, and registration forms please CLICK ON THE LINKS below:
Registration forms may be executed on site June 14-17. However, you must be prepared to make a payment of at least $20.00 to using a charge card or with a money order. No money will be collected on site. Camp Site -5010 Cleveland Road.
100 Youth Voices is an afterschool music education and performing arts program that works to create a positive and safe learning and social environment for youth ages 5-21.
The musical theatre program covers a variety of music from Broadway and classical to gospel and original music created by the participants, allowing them to fully express their artistic potential.
The program features arts education, public appearances, choir performances and a full-scale musical production each 10-month season. In addition to an arts education, students also develop life skills including improved communication, cooperation and team building.
Students are given the opportunity to showcase their talents in public performances and obtain positive and constructive feedback for future development.
Designed in accordance with Mayor John Peyton’s Early Initiative Program, PAL provides arts educational enrichment for children ages K-2nd grade, providing early learning opportunities in literacy through the Arts. The Alphabet, reading, numbers and counting are incorporated through performance skits and scripts that allow early learners to explore learning through the Arts.
The Aurora Jacksonville Black Arts Festival was designed to make arts programming more accessible for the City of Jacksonville and to provide opportunity and exposure to the Arts for underserved communities. The festival provides a weekend of arts events that the whole family can enjoy including productions, performances, children’s programming and humanities presentations at affordable prices. Past festival headliners include T‘Keyah Crystal Keyma'h, Ella Joyce (A Rose Among Thorns), Tony Award Winner Melba Moore, Spoken Word Artist Daniel Beaty and Humanities Scholar Bob Devin Jones.
The Aurora Lecture Series was created to showcase the relevancy between humanities and the arts. Sponsored in part by the Florida Humanities Council, the Aurora Lecture Series bring in four humanities scholars each season to present lectures related to current Mainstage Productions, driving thoughtful discussion about a production and its history and impact on the community. These lectures are free and open to the public.