Summer Stage at Bishop Hendricken: 2024 Season

In 2024, Summer Stage at Bishop Hendricken is celebrating its 25th anniversary season of productions and camp offerings for student artists of all ages!

For more information, contact Julia Paolino, Director of Arts, at

The 25th Anniversary Mainstage Musical: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

OPEN TO: Students entering grades 9 through college freshman in fall 2024 and young men entering Hendricken’s 8th Grade SELECT program
SINGING/ACTING AUDITIONS: Monday, June 3, 2024 by appointment
DANCE AUDITIONS: Thursday, June 6, 2024 @ 3:30pm-5:30pm
TECH CREW APPLICATIONS: Due Tuesday, June 4, 2024
PIT BAND AUDITIONS: Contact Richard Sylvia at
PERFORMANCES: July 25-28, 2024
SHOWTIMES: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday @ 7pm; Saturday and Sunday @ 2pm

“Sha la la, Joseph, you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat, ahead of your time!” One of the most enduring shows of all time, this telling of the biblical story of Joseph and his brothers is filled with great music, costumes, laughter, joy, and heart. Utilizing many different styles of music from pop/rock to country to musical comedy this sparkling show follows young Joseph as he faces adversity and triumphs through his dreams and his strong, unwavering faith.

Summer Stage Workshop: Newsies Jr.

CAMP WEEKS: July 8-19, 2024
DAILY TIMES: Monday-Friday @ 9am-4pm
AGES: Students entering grades 3-9
COST: $475 (sibling and multi-camp discounts available)
PERFORMANCE: Friday, July 19, 2024 @ 6pm

Students will build confidence, work as a team, and learn the foundations of musical theatre as they prepare to perform in a production of Newsies Jr! Each day will begin and end with an ensemble building activity designed to energize participants and build community among the cast. Our experienced teaching artists will also engage students in a daily workshop focused on a particular theatre-based skill. The large remainder of the day will be spent in music, dance, and acting rehearsals, as students learn the process and skills required to perform a musical. The session will culminate with a live performance for family and friends in the Daniel S. Harrop Theater! 

Summer Screen

CAMP WEEK: August 5-9, 2024
DAILY TIMES: Monday-Friday @ 10am-4pm
AGES: Students entering grades 6-10
COST: $250 (sibling and multi-camp discounts available)

Summer Screen is a unique week-long camp offered to students entering grades 6-10. Working in teams on location at the Bishop Hendricken campus, students will write, produce, edit and star in their own short films using hi-definition cameras and Adobe Premiere editing software. The air-conditioned Ni-Ro-Pe Digital Media Suite provides the perfect setting for students to immerse themselves in a creative and fun educational summer program. Our studio offers state-of-the-art equipment and resources, giving students the ultimate creative freedom to complete their vision. Students will have the opportunity to use hi-definition cameras, a green screen studio, audio recording equipment, steady cams and dollies in the creation of their film. At the end of the week, students will view their films on the big screen during their premiere event in the Dr. Daniel Harrop Theater. Parents, family, and friends are invited to the screening.