Top Music and Performing Arts Camps in Winnipeg

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Published May 30, 2016

Is your child showing an interest in music or the performing arts? If so, here are some great summer camps where they can hone and showcase their talents:

Top Music and Performing Arts Camps in Winnipeg


Whether your child is looking to build confidence or needs an activity to unleash some, we recommend signing up for a performing arts camp. It really doesn’t matter if your little ones can sing, dance, or act because we are here to help. Who knows - maybe they are a star in the making!



Tauber Music School

With 6 locations and over 80 qualified instructors, Tauber Music School helps students discover the benefits of learning to play a musical instrument by providing the best instruction possible.

Programs and private lessons are offered for children, teens, and adults.




Whyte Ridge Music Centre

Whyte Ridge Music Centre is a family owned and operated full-service music school and retail outlet. They provide lessons in electric & acoustic guitar, voice, piano, bass, drums, violin, wood and brass-wind, as well as recording classes, and rock band classes.




Expressions Film Studio

Expressions Film Studio is a professional film acting school for youth. All classes at EFS are structured to teach the fundamentals of acting which include, auditioning, scene work, set etiquette, and improvisation.

This year, they are offering a 2-week "Acting and Camera" (for ages 7-8, and 9-11) and "The World of Film" (for ages 11-14) day camps.




Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts

The MCMA is Manitoba's premier independent musical community, dedicated to a high standard of musical learning.

This year's summer camps include Summer Theory Intensive,  Summer Fiddle Camp, and Summer Vocal Expressions.





Kindermusik Discovery

Sing, play, learn and grow together with Kindermusik, the world’s most respected name in musical learning and child development. This summer, your little one will light up like a firefly at the first few notes of your Kindermusik class, with singing, dancing, instruments and a little extra “splash”.




Winnipeg Dance Force

Winnipeg Dance Force is a reputable, award-winning dance studio located in East Kildonan. Students at WDF are offered excellence in recreational, pre-competitive, and competitive dance programming, as well as multiple performance opportunities, and opportunities to compete. WDF Summer Dance Camp takes place August 15th-19th accommodating multiple ages and levels.





Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet will be renowned as an organization that teaches, creates and performs outstanding dance. Their Recreational Division Dance Intensive program is a two-week training opportunity for young dancers ages 9-18 looking to improve their skills and deepen their understanding of the art form in a positive and supportive environment.




Rainbow Stage

Camp Rainbow is a new initiative being launched by Rainbow Stage this summer! Taking place in and around Rainbow Stage in the beautiful Kildonan Park, youth ages 9-13 will receive a summer experience like no other. This week-long day camp will feature high quality, first-class music theatre instruction by Rainbow Stage teaching artists, with a focus on singing, dancing and acting.




Winnipeg Studio Theatre StudioWorks

Winnipeg Studio Theatre's Summer StudioWorks program offers a week of intensive training in "triple threat" technique for emerging musical theatre artists aged 10 and up.

The program is taught by Manitoba’s finest specialists and runs daily from August 15-19th culminating with a presentation at the U of W's Asper Theatre. Entrance by audition.




Encore Studios

A Beach Themed Fun, summer performing arts camp is offered for children who want to dance, sing, act, and more!

Camp is held at Encore Studios Dance Academy in St. Boniface, just minutes from downtown Winnipeg. Open to kids ages 6 to 12.





Rising Star Academy of Arts

Rising Star Academy of Arts offers the following Camps for kids ages 3-6: Prince/Princess Camp, Super Hero Camp, Angelina & Friends Camp (Angelina Ballerina), and Music Adventures Camp. For ages 7 and up they offer Broadway Bound, Pop Starz, Just Dance, Rock Band, and Junior and Senior Dance Intensive Camps in Hip Hop, Irish, and a combination of Ballet, Jazz, Tap, African, Modern, and Lyrical.




Hopefully the list above inspired you to grab an instrument, ballet shoes, or costume and head off to the coolest camp in town. If none of the performing arts camps met your kids killer creative needs feel free to check out our huge selection of other awesome local camps and classes here.

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