SUMMERSTAGE - Dallas Theater Center

Spend your summer immersed in a fusion of high quality training and professional performances in this life-changing opportunity.

You can participate in a unique 7 week musical theater experience that includes 2 weeks of training and rehearsals, 2 weeks of a professional technical rehearsal process that culminates into 3 weeks of professional performances of Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the Tony Award-Winning theater in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, Dallas Theater Center.

Spend your days at the Wyly Theatre in daily training taught by professional Teaching Artists. You will have the opportunity to explore vocal techniques, build confidence as a dancer, and hone your acting skills while making friends, learning from professional actors, and being in a professional production as we all bring the story of Disney’s The Little Mermaid to life.

Meet the Director of Public Works and learn more about the experience of SummerStage 2024.

How to Enroll

Submit Application by May 1:
Applications are now open.

Auditions in the month of May:
All students will be required to audition as part of their application process for SummerStage 2024. Students who complete the application will be allotted a spot in the program; however, the auditions will allow us to know the students better and be able to create a program that will be both enjoyable and rigorous.

Tuition paid in full by June 1 :
Tuition must be paid in full by June 1 through the link that will be provided upon receipt of application.


Sample Schedule: Training and Rehearsal

9:00 – 10:00 AM: Acting Training
10:00 AM 11:00 AM: Vocal Training
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Dance Training
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM to 4:00PM: Little Mermaid Rehearsals

*Early Drop Off [as early as 8:00 AM] is available for $50 per student
*Late Pick Up [as late as 5:00 PM] is available for $50 per student


This program is created for students between the ages of 8 – 16 years old, who are interested in performing arts, specifically musical theater. Experience is welcomed but not required.