Georgetown University

Washington, DC


Location Overview

Experience an exciting summer in Washington, D.C. with US Performing Arts, as we celebrate our fourteen year in the nation’s capital. Our DC programs are taught by industry professionals with extensive resumes.

In the past years all of our Georgetown programs include a VIP backstage tour of the Kennedy Center. Depending on COVID 19 restrictions, we are planning to do so again this year!

Founded in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Georgetown provides a vibrant arts community with many art, dance, and theatre shows. Steps away from Georgetown’s main drag, you’ll find trendy restaurants and designer shops amidst historic and picturesque gardens, homes, and museums. Nearby neighborhood Foggy Bottom, rich in historical and cultural attractions, is home to the Lisner Auditorium, Watergate Hotel, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Ranked 2nd in Top College Theater Programs Outside of New York, Georgetown offers a major in Theater and Performance Studies. Georgetown students pursuing Theater Studies have participated in performances at the White House, concert tours in Italy and Turkey and served as U.S. Delegates at the UNESCO World Theater Conference.

Residence Hall

It is anticipated that students will be housed in double occupancy rooms on campus in Darnall Residence Hall in Summer 2022.

Amenities include laundry facilities, vending machines, and Wi-Fi.

Health & Safety

COVID-19 Information

Full details about our COVID-19 response and safety protocols, including our “No Risk Enrollment Policy” can be found here:

Travel Safety

US Performing Arts is monitoring all possible security measures being implemented by the airline industry for all arriving and departing air travel. US Performing Arts Camps is taking every step possible to make your child’s travels safe and simple this summer. Please take special note of the pickup and drop off procedure for all US Performing Arts campers traveling to camp by air. Also, as a reminder, per airline regulations, children age 12 and older must present a valid photo I.D. or birth certificate to board any flight. They may also be required to show proof of vaccination. Please make sure your child is carrying some form of identification.

Camp Safety

All students attending a USPA Program are required to complete and bring the following forms to camp. Students will not be admitted to a program without these forms.

Forms We will inform you by email when the forms are available for your completion.




Students check-in between 2 and 3:30pm on the first day of camp.


Transportation is available to and from Reagan (DCA) or Dulles (IAD) for $60 EACH WAY.
Flights should arrive into Reagan (DCA) or Dulles (IAD) on the First Day of camp between 10am and 2pm.
Flights should depart from Reagan (DCA) or Dulles (IAD) on the last day of camp after 7pm.

ALL RESIDENTIAL students attending a US Performing Arts program are required to submit a travel form no later than 2 weeks prior to their program start date. If you plan on driving your student to camp, please check the NO TRAVEL REQUIRED box.

The travel form may be completed online when you log in to get your information packet.

*An additional $150 will be charged to your account for arriving/departing outside our specified time.

Information Packets

Information Packet Available late May, 2022. USPA will inform you by email when your Information Packets are available.

Required Forms

The following forms are required for camp. Please print, fill out, and BRING THEM TO CHECK IN. Students will not be admitted to camp without the forms.

USPA will inform you in May when the forms are available for your completion.

Typical Weekday

Typical Day Campers are busy with classes from morning until evening. Weekly highlights can include guest speakers, a catered party, or a chaperoned fieldtrip.

A typical day schedule looks like this*:


7:30 – Wake Up

8:00 – Breakfast

8:30 – Mentor Meetings/Warm Ups

9:00 – Workshop I

10:30 – Workshop II

12:00 – Lunch/Rest


1:30 – Workshop III

2:30 – Workshop IV

4:00 – Group Work

5:30 – Dinner


6:00 – Lecture/Video/Evening Activities

8:00 – Homework/Rehearsal

10:00 – Campers to Room

10:30 – Lights Out

*This is a generic schedule to give you an idea of how your day will be spent. All programs have time scheduled for homework, recreational activities, special events, a party activity, and general fun!


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Phil Ramuno

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Rick Hawkins

Rick Hawkins

Screenwriter & Producer


Do you have questions? A US Performing Arts specialist would like to help you select the right workshop. Please fill out this form and we’ll reply to you within 1 business day.