Performing Arts Summer Camps for Children and Teens in Brentwood

School is out, but that doesnt mean your child has to spend the summer bored or glued to a device. Not with all the summer camp options at Expression City, that is. Here theyll be able to stay active, meet new friends (or hang with their besties if they all sign up), boost their creativity, explore musical theater, the circus arts, or both! Check out our performing arts summer camps for children and teens.

Musical Theatre Production Summer Camp

Our two-week Musical Theatre Production Camp is perfect for young performers who love to sing, act and dance! This year well journey under the sea” with Ariel and her friends in Disneys The Little Mermaid Jr., adapted from the Broadway production and motion picture.

Camp Details

Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Camp Dates: July 11 – July 22

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Show Dates: July 22, 23, and 24

Cost: $425

Location: Expression City

Students will receive all needed audition materials on their first day and will be trained in acting, singing, and dancing while rehearsing for the full musical theatre production throughout the summer camp. However, if students want to prepare before camp, we encourage them to become familiar with the music.

Circus Summer Camps

This summer, your child can experience the fun and the thrill of the circus arts during our week-long camps taught by professional performers. Each camp will have a maximum of 10 children, and well work in groups (you may request to be with a sibling/friend) to learn circus skills, including trapeze, aerial silks, Lyra, juggling, hooping, and more.

Circus Summer Camp Details

Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Dates: June 6 – 11, June 13 – 17, July 5 – 8, July 25 – 29

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Cost: $325

Location: Nashville Circus Center at Expression City

Circus Summer Camp Intensives

During our Intensives, beginner to advanced students will meet for an hour and a half each day to work on strength, flexibility, and fun combinations with music. Each Intensive will focus on learning a specific apparatus or set of skills.

Circus Summer Camp Intensives Details

Ages: 9 – 16 years old

Dates: Aerial Silks (6/20 – 6/24), Circus Arts (6/20 – 6/24). Aerial Silks (6/27 – 7/1), Lyra/Trapeze (6/27 – 7/1), Aerial Silks (7/11 – 7/15), Lyra/Trapeze Partner (7/11 – 7/15), Stilt Walking (7/11 – 7/15)

Time: Varies; see registration page

Cost: $145

Location: Nashville Circus Center at Expression City

What to Expect at Performing Arts Summer Camps

So your child can move freely, have them wear comfortable clothing with closed-toe shoes, and bring a water bottle. For full-day camps, please pack them a sack lunch and a snack, and keep in mind that drop-off time is from 9:15-9:30 a.m., while pickup is promptly at 3:30 p.m.

Performing Arts at Expression City

Our talented instructors are working professionals knowledgeable in both the performing arts and the business of performing arts. In our weekly classes, we work with students of all ages and all skill levels. But whether in camp or class, students enjoy safe and encouraging coaching to hone their craft while also benefitting from non-judgmental yet honest feedback. We truly consider this a home for children across middle Tennessee to grow as artists. 

Check out our complete schedule and register for camps HERE.