The Rochester Performance & Arts Center (RPAC) is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, New Hampshire. Theatre Camps are open to any student ages 7-17 interested in performing arts–regardless of experience! This program hosts lessons in acting, music, and dance, taught by professional artists. Cast sizes are kept small to ensure one-on-one focus. ​RPAC is a subsidiary of the historic Rochester Opera House, a nonprofit organization.

RPAC April Vacation Camps

One week sessions are held during the weeks of Vacation Camp (NH/ME/MA). These weekly programs feature lessons in acting, music, and dance. Focusing on a theme, the campers will work together to devise a story and musical pieces to perform at their Showcase Performance at the end of camp on Friday. These camps will accommodate campers ages 7-15.

April 2021 Camp: Use the Force! Create Your Own Space Saga

  • April 19-23 (ME)
  • April 26-30 (NH)

Are you prepared to embark on a great adventure in a galaxy far, far away? Join forces with the greatest heroes of the universe, and take down the darkest foe ever faced? Campers will take inspiration from the final frontier to develop their own space saga. Gather your courage and prepare to become one with the Force!

April Vacation Camp Details:

  • Campers ages 7-15
  • April Vacation camps are $185 per session
  • Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm (early drop off and/or late pickup available for an additional fee)
  • Register here or by calling the office at (603) 948-1099
RPAC Summer Camps

Circus is inherently an art form that celebrates diversity–blending physical challenges, and creative thinking. Training in circus arts builds strength, focus, coordination and confidence. Our summer camp will blend the thrills of the circus with dance, music, and theater to tell a story though our Showcase Performance at the end of the session. If you’ve ever wanted to learn magic, juggling, plate spinning and everything fabulous, this is the camp for you. Come be a part of the magic under the big top!

Broadway Bound Kids
Two Sessions Available: June 21 – July 2, 2021 OR August 2-13, 2021
9:00am-3:00pm (early drop off and/or late pickup available) 
​Ages 7-12
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​Broadway Bound performers will be rounding out their growing theater skills this summer: we will learn acting techniques, dance and character movement, creative writing, and improvisation. our two-week program helps campers discover their talents, passions, and how to thrive in a performance setting. Creativity and self-expression is encouraged as we build our nautical themed world! This camp will celebrate two weeks of hard work with a culminating Showcase performance. ​

Triple Threat Teens
July 5-16, 2021
9:00am-3:00pm (early drop off and/or late pickup available) 
Ages 12-17
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​Teens receive a comprehensive theater experience during this two-week camp. With training from our “triple threat” instructors, campers will focus their performance skills through monologues and scenes, dance, vocal work, and specialty workshops (e.g. stage combat). Where our younger campers rely on their counselors to polish their scripts, our SR session will hone creative writing skills by developing their own work, and will feature highlights of their audition packages in the Showcase performance. ​

All Age Center Stage

July 19-30, 2021
9:00am-3:00pm (early drop off and/or late pickup available) 
​Ages 9-14
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​Our All Age session pairs Broadway Bound and Triple Threat performers in rehearsals and theater production experience. Professional artists will work with our cast to celebrate and highlight the talent of our younger and youngest performers. During our two-week camp, our cast will participate in age-specific classes in acting, singing, and dance, culminating in a final Showcase performance! ​


Rochester Performance & Arts Center (RPAC)
​a subsidiary of the historic Rochester Opera House
32 North Main Street, Rochester, NH 03867
(603) 948-1099

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