Founded in 2015, Vanguard Theater Company is a 501 (c) 3 not for profit arts organization committed to producing transformational theater with an emphasis on D.R.E.A.M - Diversity, Reciprocity, Education, Awareness, and Mentorship.

WE HAVE THREE SUMMER PROGRAMS!

August 3 - August 18

  • ​an intensive 16 day summer-stock sleep-away program for the serious musical theater performer between the ages of 12–18;

  • professional actors and counselors on staff; by audition only.  

  • Location:  Camp Zeke, in Lakewood, PA

  • Dates: August 3 - August 18, with performances August 16-18

  • Tuition: $1950 - includes all meals, rooms, activities, workshops, classes, and rehearsals.  Registration fee: $25.

  • Contact us for more information!

  • See photos from CARRIE (2017), INTO THE WOODS (2017), HEATHERS (2018), SPELLING BEE (2018), 13 THE MUSICAL (2018)

August 3 - August 18

July 8 - 26

  • under the guidance of our team of creative professionals, VTC Kids will rehearse Disney's "The Jungle Book," culminating in a performance for family and friends.

  • led by Patrisha Gibson, theater educator and professional actress (Hairspray National Tour); Dwayne Clark (11 Broadway shows including The Color Purple, Spiderman, and In The Heights); Ryan McGovern, theater educator and director (McCarter Theater and others)

  • 3 weeks, Monday - Friday, Montclair NJ, 9:30-3:30 (before and aftercare available)

  • $825

  • an intensive 16 day program that runs alongside our summer stock performance program;

  • for rising 8th-12th graders, who know that the magic of theater doesn’t happen without the expertise and hard work of all the people backstage.  

  • led by Carrie Yacono, a gifted educator with expertise in all areas of backstage work - lighting, sound, set building, prop creation and more.  

  • Dates: August 3 - August 18, with performances August 16-18

  • Tuition: $1950 - includes all meals, rooms, activities, workshops, classes, and rehearsals.  Registration fee: $25.