What Others Are Saying
Discover What Parents Say About Spotlight
Obviously, we are a bit biased when it comes to our summer camps.
So don’t just take our word for it! Read what other parents like you have to say about our camps…
“My daughter loves Drama Bootcamp, which is why we will be coming back again this summer. She had fun and I was impressed with the professionalism and enthusiasm of the camp counselors. Well done and thank you!”
“When I asked my daughter what camps she wanted to do this summer, your Broadway camp was the first and only one that she mentioned. My family is looking forward to seeing what they have learned when we join you for the Performance Showcase. These camps are perfect for those that love to sing and dance, and is a great outlet for the dramatic child in all of them.” -
“I have watched my daughter transform from a shy little girl into a confident young lady who loves the stage after taking your Theatre Camps camps last summer. Her peers were SO encouraging to her every day, every moment, every skit. She embraced the positive environment that your camps provided. This year, not only are we returning, but her little sister will attend as well! Thank you for giving my daughter the confidence and positivity for life on and off stage!”
“These camps are an exceptional value! Our sons have attended Spotlight on the Arts Summer Camps at All Saints Church in Manassas since 2010. The camp staff are industry professionals who bring out the creativity in all my kids. They look forward to it every year!”
“All our kids have enjoyed and learned so much at Spotlight on the Arts Summer Camps! The teaching is very good, the staff is friendly and professional, and the activities are creative and fun. The best part? Learning the Theatre Arts, as well as Arts and Crafts, in a wholesome Catholic environment. We are fortunate to have an excellent summer program like this in Northern VA. Thank you, Rob and staff, for blessing our kids with the gift of these camps!”
"We have sent our children to both Drama Bootcamp and Broadway Spotlight over the years, and have been very impressed with the curriculum and the staff. Our children have come away with more confidence in their performing abilities, as well as making new lifelong friends. We’ve been astounded by the performance at the end. It’s truly amazing to see such a quality and entertaining show. We highly recommend this."
"My daughter did Spotlight's Drama Boot Camp in 2016 and it lit the spark to join Broadway Spotlight ever since! Her summer revolves around it! I have seen her blossom into an assured performer at Broadway Spotlight. It's incredible what 'Mr. Rob' and his staff achieve with kids of different ages and talents in a week's time! The commitment and care of every teacher and the material offers every camper a chance to find their fit. The Performance Showcase is a delight of scenes, songs and dance numbers that always blow me away! Rob Tessier is ever gracious and clearly understands the impact of theatre and creative expression in helping kids thrive."
"My daughter has gone to this camp for years and is excited every time. Even though we offer her different choices for summer camps, she always chooses this one. To her, it's a safe, fun, physical and educational camp where she can meet and make good friends. Something that she will talk about and remember it as part of her childhood.”
“We love Spotlight on the Arts! The experienced instructors use kind, constructive ways to help the young people gain confidence and grow as young actors/actresses. We look forward to each year and the success my child achieves from these camps!”
“These camps are a MUST for any child who has a talent and interest in theater or arts! Because of my daughter’s experience with the top-notch professionals in the area of acting, dancing, and singing, she was able to land her first role in a local community theater production and has continued to perform in several roles since. What she learned as far as audition techniques and etiquette as well as the perfect audition song was invaluable! She has attended for 3 years and has learned new and valuable skills each year. It wouldn’t be summer without Broadway camp for my girl!”
“My daughter had a blast at Broadway camp. She came home every day from camp and practiced her lines for hours! She was truly inspired from working with the professional staff who were beyond encouraging of her. I would recommend the Broadway camp to anyone, and I do!"
"Spotlight on the Arts Camps are a highlight of my girls' summer for four years. The professional staff provides a warm and encouraging environment. My girls improve their singing, dancing and acting skills each year. They reach beyond their comfort zones... I highly recommend this for anyone looking for a professionally run and organized camp that will allow your child to grow and have fun at the same time."
"Over the years we have seen our children develop confidence and performance excellence in this safe, nurturing, challenging, and FUN environment. The instructors are top notch, the content is exceptional, and the program is perfect. As a director and theatre mentor myself, I would never send my kids to any other camp. Thank you, Rob and co. for putting together such a tremendous program."
"We've sent our kids to Spotlight on the Arts camps for over 12 years! We continue to send them because they receive a joyful Camp experience from talented and experienced instructors. They make great friends and learn skills that are useful not only in musical theater and art but also for public speaking and personal presentation. They learn to cooperate and be a part of creating something bigger than themselves."
"I cannot thank you enough for the hard work you dedicate yourself to on behalf of the children who enroll in and benefit from these camps. For the last 3 years, they have been the highlight of my grandson’s summer vacation!"