Music Lessons in Centerbrook, CT

Broadway Bound West

IN-PERSON Music Theatre Camp

Song and Dance: A Musical Celebration
Featuring songs from Pop stage and screen

Dates & Location

July 26-30, 2021: 9 am- 12 noon
Westbrook High School


8 to 16



Tuition includes t-shirt and singers’ mask.
Enrollment limited to 20 students.


This one-week (morning) in-person program is for students age 8 to 16 and provides safe, in-person music theatre instruction, games, and fun. Led by accomplished music theatre directors Joni Gage and Anastasia Littlefield, students sing and choreograph pop songs, develop acting and music skills, and work on popular songs from stage and screen!

Following strict Covid safety protocols, this program at Westbrook High School alternates instruction and activities between outdoor and large indoor spaces (auditorium). Students are masked and distanced at all times.

Sample schedule:

9-9:40 vocal warmups, singing (outdoors).
9:50-10:20 music/singing rehearsal (auditorium).
10:25-10:35 mask/snack break (outdoors)
10:35-11:05 acting games (outdoors)
11:05-11:30 Choreography workshop (auditorium)
11:30-12:00 acting workshop (auditorium)

A final musical review-style presentation will showcase students’ work to family and friends, either in-person in the auditorium (limited size, distanced audience), or via livestream.



to be placed on the waiting list, contact CMS Program Coordinator Elizabeth Carl at or (860) 767-0026.


Special thanks to the Carlson Family Foundation, sponsor of our 2021 Broadway Bound programs!

Faculty for this program:
Joni Gage

Faculty for this Program

Joni Gage

Joni Gage joined CMS faculty in 2002 as a voice and piano instructor, as well as a choral and theater director. Joni holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Florida Atlantic University. She is a member of Music Educator’s National Conference and ACDA. Joni is a soprano in the Con Brio Choral Society and also serves as an adjudicator for Shoreline Arts Alliance Vocal Scholarship Competition. Joni is the Musical Director for several theatre companies including Oddfellows Playhouse, Old Saybrook Summer Stock, Middlesex Academy of the Performing Arts, and Missoula Children’s Theatre through The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center. She also directs CMS Broadway Bound West theatre program, staging numerous musicals for young actors. Joni grew up in Hadlyme, CT. Joni teaches Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.