Dare 2 Defy | Dare 2 Inspire

Dare 2 Defy’s Summer Camp program is designed to mold the next
generation of theater professionals in a guided, dynamic, education-driven program that is tailored to the needs of each individual student. Learning dance, acting, set-design, costume and more, D2D offers each individual student the opportunity to see the world through the diverse lens of the performing arts! 



Fun, artistic growth and performing. What could be better than that? Join us for a unique three-week musical theatre day camp! You will work with a passionate creative team and other talented students to rehearse and perform a full-scale production of Shrek the Musical. Technical positions will be available for students who do not wish to perform.

Program length: 3 weeks


Program dates: June 8, 2020 to June 26, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM mandatory technical rehearsal June 25 6 PM to 9 PM, performances June 26 & 27 6 PM to 9 PM


Tuition: $450 (partial and full scholarships may be available - email norgaard@dare2defy.org to request financial assistance)

Early Bird special $400 if registered and paid by 3/31/2020

25% discount for additional members of the same family

Age range: 10-17 (as of 6/27/2020)


- June 8, 2020 to June 24, 2020 Brightside Music & Event Venue 905 E 3rd St Dayton, OH

- June 25, 2020 to June 27, 2020 Stubbs Amphitheatre Centerville, OH

General Information:

- Performances are free to the public

- Campers should bring a water bottle, a binder, a pencil, lunch and a snack each day

- Campers will receive a T-Shirt, digital copies of production photos and a digital recording of the show

- Headshots can be obtained at a discounted cost of $20 for 3 edits

Deadline: Currently accepting applications on a rolling admission basis. (Space is limited)

Camp Content:

- Daily musical theater production rehearsals, during which students and the creative team (director, choreographer, musical director, and designers) prepare the show

- Musical Theater Vocal Masterclass

- Script Analysis

- Theater topics class (this may include stage combat, stage makeup and/or other important   areas within the musical theater discipline)

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We're offering discounts for families with multiple campers! 

If more than 3, please contact Becki Norgaard at norgaard@dare2defy.org

*Must be family members to utilize discount

For general camp questions outside of application & payment questions, please contact Dare 2 Defy at norgaard@dare2defy.org

© 2019 by Dare to Defy Productions INC. - Founded in 2014

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