Welcome to ArtRageous Summer Camp

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About ArtRageous Summer Camp

ArtRageous Summer Camp offers a positive and creative daily experience in which campers engage in arts educational activities. In 2022 we will offer in-person learning. Campers will enjoy four weeks of free classes including: Music, Acting, Hip Hop dance, and Open Studio. During Open Studio, campers have the opportunity to collaborate with BRT’s professional staff to take the lead on their showcase in costume design, set design, and props.

Camp will take place at Snyder- Girotti Elementary School

  • July 11th – August 4th
  • Monday through Thursday
  • 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
  • Snyder-Girotti address: 420 Buckley Street, Bristol, PA 19007

ArtRageous Summer Camp Teaching Artists Spotlight

Cecelia Jaskel
Cecelia Jaskel
Cecelia Jaskel is a Philadelphia-based performer and teaching artist and she is so excited to be joining ArtRageous Summer Camp as the Musical Theater Teacher! She recently graduated from Temple University in 2021 with a BA in Theater and will be heading to Purdue University in the fall on a full scholarship and teaching assistantship to pursue her MFA in Acting. During the 2021/2022 school year, Cecelia worked for Bristol Riverside Theater as a teaching artist providing arts education for over 150 1st and 2nd grade students at Snyder-Girotti Elementary School in Bristol. In addition to teaching, Cecelia has also performed professionally around the Philadelphia region. Recent credits include Opera Philadelphia (Rigoletto), Sesame Place (Our Street is Sesame Street) and Eastern State Penitentiary’s Halloween Nights Festival where Cecelia worked as Assistant Manager and Featured Jazz Singer in Al Capone’s Speakeasy. She also has worked professionally for the past 9 years as a Princess Performer and currently works for Sing-ALong Princess Parties which won “Bucks County’s Best Children’s Party Service” back in 2019. Cecelia is thrilled to be teaching this summer and hope’s that she can be an example of how arts education can change lives!”
Shanelle Leonard
Shanelle Leonard
Shanelle Leonard is an actress and a teaching artist. Blending her acting skills and passion for teaching propelled her to launch her own Intro to Acting classes in her hometown (Seattle). Shanelle earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts from Cornish College of the Arts in Acting, and her Masters in Theater from University of North Carolina. During her second year at U.N.C. Shanelle had the opportunity to teach Intro to Acting t undergraduate students. Shanelle taught Intro to Acting and The Actors Toolbox to high school students at the Youth Conservatory at North Carolina Theater. Shanelle Leonard’s credits include: Off-Broadway Confederates, Beauty and the Beast (5th Avenue Theatre), The West End (Cincinnati Playhouse in the park) Pride and Prejudice, Skeleton Crew, Dot, My Fair Lady, Tartuffe, and Jump (Playmakers Repertory Company), TV: Shrill. Shanelle is thankful and excited for the opportunity to return to Artrageous Summer Camp for her second year of teaching acting to campers!

Ache' Richardson
Ache' Richardson
Ache’ is a Professional Dancer from Philadelphia, PA. He trained under I Am Phresh Dance Company, Philadelphia’s most popular hip hop company for 4 years. His professional dance credits include the MTV VMA’s, Nike New York Fashion Week, performing with the Philadelphia 76ers entertainment team every home game. Ache’ is excited to return back to ArtRageous this summer!

Keep an eye on our website for updates on Covid safety precautions.


Registration does not guarantee admission. ArtRageous campers must be seven (7) years of age by the start of camp.  ArtRageous Summer camp is designed for youth 7- 17 years of age.

ArtRageous Summer Camp Health and Safety Guidelines

The following health and safety guidelines will be in affect until further notice.

Please note that these guidelines are subject to revision in accordance with updated CDC guidelines, Bucks County Health Department guidance, and BRT’s COVID Safety Committee.

Policies may be amended at any time due to the ever-changing status of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • All ArtRageous Summer Camp staff and volunteers are COVID-19 vaccinated and boosted.
  • ArtRageous Summer Camp Will Confirm Our Official Masking Policy As We Get Closer To Camp Due To The Ever-Changing Nature Of COVID-19.
  • Remaining up to date with COVID-19 vaccines is recommended, but not required for campers to attend camp.
  • We encourage the use of masks based on the individual’s comfort levels and for high-risk individuals.
  • Do not bring your child to camp if they are feeling ill.
  • Hand sanitizer is provided for campers and staff before and after activities.
  • Surfaces and supplies will be disinfected and wiped down frequently throughout the day.

Additional COVID-19 Safety Plan Information and Parent/Guardian Responsibility

  • All employees, volunteers, and campers must report any positive COVID-19 test results to the ArtRageous Summer Camp Director.
  • BRT Education works closely with Bristol Borough School District and Bucks County Health Department.
  • ArtRageous Summer Camp follows BBSD COVID Procedures. Click here for COVID procedures.
  • All employees, volunteers, and campers must report any positive COVID-19 test results to the Bristol Riverside Theatre Education Director, or ArtRageous Assistant Director at ArtRageous@brtstage.org.

Check out photos & videos from camp 2021!

Thank you to our sponsors!

21st Century Learning Center
Alice L. Johnson Charitable Trust
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Bristol Borough Council
Bristol Friends
Bucks County Foundation
C&N Bank
The Calamari Sisters
Cesare’s Ristorante
CW and Marjorie J Schrenk Foundation
Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation
Foundations Community Partnership
Grundy Foundation
Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Kline & Specter
Meridian Bank
Mid Penn Bank
Penn Community Bank
Republic Bank
Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard of Croydon
Snyder-Girotti Elementary School
United Way of Bucks County
Waste Management

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