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Upper Darby Summer Stage

Upper Darby Summer Stage Theatre Camp Guide

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601 N Lansdowne Ave
Drexel Hill,PA 19026
877.725.9626


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UPPER DARBY SUMMER STAGE - CAMP INFORMATION

Camp Type: Day
Session Length: 1 Week 3 Weeks
Camp Focus: Acting, Dance, Acting, Technical Theatre


Upper Darby Summer Stage is one of the nation’s most successful youth theater programs. Learn the art of live theater from a staff of 100 theater professionals. What does it take to put on a professional-quality show? You will learn from the region’s talented directors, choreographers, lighting designers, costumers and enjoy performing in front of one of the largest audiences in the region! Our Apprentice and Rising Stars programs prepare you for the excitement of our Children’s Theater program.

The Shooting Stars are a dynamic show choir that keeps the Summer Stage magic alive all year round. These talented and energetic stars are auditioned to perform a variety of music and dance. In great demand, they perform everywhere from corporate events to nursing homes.



Alumni Include: Tina Fey, Josh Young

Behind the Curtain: Meet Director/Choreographer Devon Sinclair
July 25, 2020

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Devon Sinclair, director, choreographer and actor in the Philadelphia area, and teaching artist for the Walnut Street Theatre.

Irish Tenor Emmet Cahill Will Return to the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
February 21, 2020

Superstar Irish tenor Emmet Cahill returns to the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center (UDPAC) on Saturday, March 14, for an evening of exciting and emotional Celtic favorites. Sponsored by Casey's of Drexel Hill, the 90-minute performance (plus intermission) also features the accompanying Emerald String Quartet.

Carpenters' Christmas Will Come to UDPAC
November 21, 2019

One of the most successful recording acts of all time will be celebrated in a Christmas spectacular at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center (UDPAC) on Sunday, December 1. Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters' Christmas, a tribute show starring Michelle Berting Brett, takes the stage for a one-day-only engagement at 3:00 p.m.

THE NUTCRACKER Will Return to Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
November 07, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The magic of The Nutcracker returns to the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center (UDPAC) for five shows November 22, 23 and 24, the weekend before Thanksgiving. For more than a quarter century, the production by Narberth's renowned Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society has enchanted children and families with its professional soloists and many of the region's best dancers.

WILLY WONKA, JR. Adds Performance at Upper Darby Summer Stage
August 02, 2019

Upper Darby Summer Stage adds an additional show date to the 44th season finale, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, JR. on August 13 at 10:30 am. Audience members are encouraged to grab their golden tickets to the show that now runs for a total of five performances on August 13, 14, 15 and 16 at 10:30 am and on August 15 at 7:30 pm. 

ELLIOT AND THE MAGIC BED Comes To Upper Darby Summer Stage
July 25, 2019

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents Elliot and The Magic Bed, the story of a boy with an endless imagination who uses his magical bed to travel to lands of pirates, mermaids and sorcerers. Performances are August 7, 8 and 9 at 10:30 a.m. and August 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Upper Darby Summer Stage Presents Sold Out Performances Of FROZEN, JR.
July 11, 2019

The cold won't bother the audience members who scored tickets to Upper Darby Summer Stage's sold-out production of Disney's Frozen Jr. as they come out of the summer heat and chill-out to enjoy the show!

SEUSSICAL, JR. Comes To Upper Darby Summer Stage
July 04, 2019

Anything is possible as Upper Darby Summer Stage brings the beloved Dr. Seuss characters to the stage in Seussical, Jr., the second of seven unique musicals presented this summer.

Silly, Spooky Fun Comes to The Walnut With GOOSEBUMPS: PHANTOM OF THE AUDITORIUM
February 02, 2019

Audiences of all ages will love the frighteningly fun Walnut Street Theatre for Kids' (WST for Kids') production of R.L. Stine's GOOSEBUMPS: Phantom of the Auditorium! From February 2 - 10, see one of America's most popular children's book series and its delightful thrills come to life on the historic Walnut stage!

Silly, Spooky Fun Comes to The Walnut With GOOSEBUMPS: PHANTOM OF THE AUDITORIUM
January 22, 2019

Audiences of all ages will love the frighteningly fun Walnut Street Theatre for Kids' (WST for Kids') production of R.L. Stine's GOOSEBUMPS: Phantom of the Auditorium! From February 2 - 10, see one of America's most popular children's book series and its delightful thrills come to life on the historic Walnut stage!

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Philadelphia Awards!
December 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Philadelphia Awards!
December 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

The Upper Darby SS Shooting Stars Present A Holiday Spectacular
November 21, 2018

The Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars will present their annual Holiday Spectacular on December 7 at 7:30 p.m. and December 8 at 2:00 p.m. Audiences will experience an exciting musical showcase of song and dance performed to favorite holiday tunes. Performances take place at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave in Drexel Hill.

Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society Performs THE NUTCRACKER
November 02, 2018

Upper Darby Performing Arts Center invites audiences to join Marie on an exciting adventure as the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society presents The Nutcracker November 16, 17 and 18. Magical mice battle toy soldiers, life-size dolls come to life, a daring Nutcracker comes to the rescue, and Candy Land characters put on a dazzling performance for their new heroine, Marie. The classically trained dancers and professional soloists offer an elaborate, professional-level production the weekend before Thanksgiving. The show is popularly priced for all family members to enjoy.

MARY POPPINS JR. is the Final Show Of Upper Darby Summer Stage's 43rd Season
July 30, 2018

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents the final children's theater show of its 43rd season, Disney's Mary Poppins, Jr. This timeless story will dazzle theatergoers with magical fun and toe-tapping classics such as "Step in Time," "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," and "A Spoonful of Sugar." Performances are August 7,8,9,10 at 10:30 am and on August 9 at 7:30 pm at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.