Worcester’s premier college-preparatory co-ed day school serving students from Central MA and MetroWest, Pre-K–Grade 12

Musical Theater Program

5-Week Program from June 30 – August 1, 2014
Boys and Girls Entering Grades 6 through 10
Director: Derek Sylvester

Godspell Jr., 2014


Come join us and be a star while learning about professional theater! Participants will act, dance, sing, make costumes, learn about set design and let their creativity shine! The program culminates with a daytime and evening performance, and everyone has a role in each show. Students will receive a DVD copy of the production and a CD of professional head shots taken over the course of the program. Previous musical performances have included, “Little Mary Sunshine,” “Peter Pan,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Once on This Island,” “Aladdin,” and “Cinderella.”

Participants should bring a snack, bag lunch and water bottle each day. There will be special themed days to go along with acting games and activities while preparing for the show.


Monday – Friday, 9:00am to 3:30pm (Closed July 4)


$900 if you register by May 1st / $950 after May 1st
Minimum of 15 participants required for program

Extended Day Options: Early morning care and afternoon care are available daily for an additional fee.


Derek Sylvester returns after working on the Bancroft Summer Theatre Camp for the last four years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Psychology, with minors in Theatre and Music. He has studied theatre at Carnegie Mellon University, Worcester Children’s Theatre, dance with Joan Sherry Dance Centre, and voice with Angeliki Theoharis. derek has been performing, directing, designing, and choreographing for 26 years. In 2007 he was awarded the Kennedy Center’s prestigious Irene Ryan award for best choreography for his work on Worcester State College’s production of Once Upon a Mattress. Derek is a seven year member of the Worcester State University Chorale. He has worked with community theatres, public and private school, colleges and community centers across the state. Derek also holds his Massachusetts State Teacher’s License for Elementary Education and Theatre. He will be joined by experienced staff members, counselors and musicians who all have a love of the theatre.

2014 Summer

Camps & Programs

Bulldogs Basketball Camp *

Boys & Girls Ages 7–17
Session I: June 16–20
Session II: August 4–8


Entering Gr. 3–8
June 23-27

Chess *

Ages 5–15
August 4–8

Day Camp

Entering Gr. Pre-K–8
Weekly Sessions from
June 23–Aug 1

Field Hockey

Entering Gr. 4–12
Aug 4–8

Kicks Soccer Camp *

Boys & Girls Ages 7–17
Aug 18–22

LEGO Robotics

Entering Gr. 4–8
July 21–25
July 28–Aug 1

Magical Mythology

Entering Gr. 3–5
June 23–27

Musical Theater

Entering Gr. 6–10
5-week program
June 30–Aug 1

On the Go! Day Trips

Entering Gr. 5–8
June 16–20
June 23–27
July 28–Aug 1

Reading & Writing

Entering Gr. 2–6
June 30–August 1

SAM Animation

Entering Gr. 2–4
June 23 – 27

SAT Prep Class

July 28–Sept 28


Entering Gr. 2–8
June 23–27

Video Game Creation–Introductory *

Ages 8–15
August 4–8

Video Game Creation–Kodu*

Ages 7–12
August 4–8

*Please Note: Starred camps have their own registration forms. All others are on the standard Bancroft registration form.

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