Lights, Camera, Action! Campers in Broadway Camp will put on Camp Shalom’s second fully staged Musical Theatre Production of Aladdin the Musical Jr. In addition to participating in Aladdin, Broadway Camp will focus on skill building by focusing on theatrical songs, monologues, audition skills, activing for television and film, stagecraft, stage management, costume and set design. All campers are welcome to participate regardless of previous acting experience or skill. Every camper signed up for Broadway Camp will be assigned a part in Aladdin the Musical Jr. Don't miss your chance to laugh, learn and shine in Aladdin the Musical! There will be new and improved sound and microphones for the performance.
Broadway Camp is a full day Specialty Camp. Traditional Camp Shalom activities will be incorporated into the camp day.
Melissa Boher Jacobson has an extensive background as a professional performer, producer, director, and drama and music educator, as well as a background in psychology. She served as the Director of Education for the Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Conservatory, programming as well as directing numerous middle and high school and elementary school camps and productions as well as providing instruction for classes in acting, singing, communication, public speaking and presentation skills to students ranging from 8 to adult. She served as the Music and Drama Specialist at the Meyer Academy for 5 years, and as Associate Producer of several professional theater companies in South Florida and New York City including the Jerusalem Group Theatre and ManeStage Productions. She has appeared throughout the country as a sought after cabaret and concert performer, as well as appeared Off-Broadway and at numerous regional and international theatres. She holds a degree in Vocal Performance/Opera from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.