BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Enrollment for the 2023 Summer Stars program is open! Several DISCOUNTS are still available! For more information and registration, CLICK HERE.
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The Summer Stars program is a five-week, immersive day camp where students who have a passion for or interest in the theatre can come and learn the fundamentals of theatre and enjoy lessons from professional instructors in the three main staple of theatre arts: acting, singing, and dancing! NO prior training or experience is required and any and all students ages 7 – 17 are welcome to come and learn about all the elements of live theatre, from the creative and technical skills required to perform onstage to the production responsibilities of the roles offstage!
Students will benefit from the expertise of guest teachers and speakers specializing in various fields of theatre arts and will all participate in a final showcase that will allow each student to highlight their strengths and passions and demonstrate what they’ve learned as a Summer Star!
Cat Miller, a founding member and current General Manager of the ActorsNET, takes over as Director of Summer Stars this year and brings with her the expertise of a lifetime in the theatre arts along with the training and experience of a 25-year professional career in show business.
For just $525 per student, this five-week, immersive educational experience will run from July 10th to August 11th, 2023, along with two performances of an original work featuring all the Stars that will be performed for friends and family on August 12th and 13th, 2023.
To register, click the button below or call our Box Office at 215-428-0217!
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT
Any students who are registered and paid in full by June 1, 2023 will receive a $25 discount on enrollment!
MULTIPLE STUDENT DISCOUNT
An additional $25 discount PER CHILD is offered for multiple children from the same family or household!
REFER A FRIEND DISCOUNT
Receive a $25 enrollment discount for every friend you refer who fully enrolls in the program by June 1, 2023!
We have multiple scholarships available! Please contact us at email@example.com or call us at 215-428-0217 for more information!
March 23, 2023 – Enrollment begins!
July 1, 2023 – Full balance due!
July 10, 2023 – Summer Stars starts!
August 12 & 13, 2023 – SUMMER STARS SHOWCASE
If you have any questions about the deadlines, fees or discounts, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Box Office at 215-428-0217!
Director of Summer Stars Program and Instructor of Acting for Stage and Dance
In a professional career spanning over 25 years, Cat has enjoyed success as an actor, dancer, choreographer, producer, writer, and director on stage, in film and TV, and on the web. Over 36 years as a dancer, Cat has trained with such illustrious groups as the Paul Taylor Modern Dance Troupe, the Pennsylvania Ballet, and the Broadway Dance Center and was privileged to train under such luminaries as Gregory Hines, Frank Hatchett, Otumbe Batuwahn, and Anne Reinking and worked with groundbreaking choreographers like Sheila Barker, Hayden Frederick, Gabby Lamb, and Sonya Tayeh.
Cat is trained in classical ballet, contemporary ballet, pointe, Broadway jazz, jazzpop, jazzfunk, lyrical, modern, contemporary, tap, and ballroom dance and did her master class training in classical and contemporary ballet, and modern dance.
During her professional career, Cat has worked as a dancer and choreographer for stage, film, and television, including in such films as Sex and the City 2, Just My Luck, and Across the Universe, and in countless commercials, industrials, videos, and guest appearances.
Cat has been a dance instructor since age 11 and has had the great privilege to teach the art of dance to students from all over the PA/NJ area during that time and is currently teaching at Kuhl Moves Dance Academy in Morrisville. She has also served as an Emcee and judge for the East Coast dance competition circuit for many years, including with I Love Dance, Starpower, Throwdown Dance Challenge, the Lehigh Valley Dance Challenge, and the True Dance Challenge, for which she still serves as Emcee in Residence. Her choreographic credits include Kiss Me Kate, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Once on This Island, and her own original retelling of The Nutcracker ballet titled A Nutcracker Tale.
As an actor, Cat has received extensive training and earned copious experience in Acting for Film, Acting for Stage, Accents and Dialects, Theatre Arts, Shakespeare, Vocalization, and Voice Over and had the great privilege to learn from such legendary acting teachers as Patsy Rodenburg, the author of The Second Circle. As a member of SAG/AFTRA, Cat has enjoyed appearances in such films as The Devil Wears Prada, The Manchurian Candidate, Uptown Girls, The Interpreter, In Her Shoes, Shadowboxer, Inside Man, Rocky Balboa, and The Village, and in such TV shows as Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, The Jury, Third Watch, The Sopranos, Rescue Me, and Hack. As a stunt performer, she has participated in films like Transformers 2 and The Lady in the Water, and on TV in HBO’s Game of Thrones, and was the star of the Web Series DiceTV.
On stage, Cat has had the privilege to play some of the great roles, including Bella in Angel Street, Claire in Proof, Alais in The Lion in Winter, Maggie the Cat in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, Rosalind in As You Like It, Alice in You Can’t Take it With You, Lady Caroline in Enchanted April, Veronica in God of Carnage, Viola in Twelfth Night, Suzanna in Becky Shaw, Kate in Taming of the Shrew, The Fool and Cordelia in King Lear, Mercutio in Romeo & Juliet, and Paulina in The Winter’s Tale. Directorial highlights include You Can’t Take It with You, Once on This Island, Much Ado About Nothing, The Lion in Winter, August: Osage County, and A Delicate Balance. Cat has served in nearly every role that can be filled in the theatre and has gained invaluable experience about the theatre arts in the process, on, off, and backstage.
Beyond acting and directing, Cat has amassed experience in the producer’s chair, in technical elements of theatre, like lighting and sound design, set design and construction, scenic design, costuming, and make-up and hair for stage, and has substantial training in stage combat and combat choreography. In addition to her performance and theatrical credits, Cat has also spent time honing her craft as an author, writing scripts for the Web Series DiceTV, advertising and website content for clients of HG Media, and original works for theatre camps and acting students, along with several original plays, short stories, and a collection of essays. She is currently at work on her first full-length novel and is finishing her master’s degree in English and Creative Writing with a focus in Fiction.
Lee Milhous is a summa cum laude graduate of Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ, having received a Bachelor of Music degree in Church Music. He also holds a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from Temple University’s Esther Boyer College of Music. His teachers included Michael Stairs, Robert Carwithen and Alan Harler.
His musical theater credits as Music Director, Conductor, and/or Accompanist include productions of 45 shows of the canon with companies such as Bucks County Playhouse, Bristol Riverside Theater, Town and Country Players, Bryn Athyn Community Theater, among many other local community and religious organizations.
Additionally, Lee serves as Organist and Choirmaster at St. Mary’s Episcopal/Anglican Parish (Burlington, NJ), Director of Music at Saint Ignatius RC Parish (Yardley, PA), Organist for The Evergreens Chapel (Moorestown, NJ), Music Director and Conductor for the Bucks County Gilbert and Sullivan Society, and Accompanist for The Valley Forge Chorale; Play on Philly, and many regional schools and community choruses.
Lee is also active as a concert organist, and in 1992 he performed a solo at Carnegie Hall as part of an Opera Orchestra of New York production of Richard Wagner’s Rienzi. He resides in Doylestown, PA with his two sons Elliot and Christopher, their Maine Coon cat Phin, and a rescue turtle named Bill.
Bri is now a member of AEA (Actors’ Equity Association) and SAG/AFTRA (Screen Actors’ Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists), has enjoyed countless roles in stage and film, and is currently starring on Broadway in A Beautiful Noise.
Christy, who joined the first national touring company of Spring Awakening in 2008 as Wendla Bergmann, enjoyed her Broadway debut as Sophie in Mamma Mia in 2012, and originated the role of Anya in the Broadway musical, Anastasia, while also enjoying a career as a recording artist.