Broadway at the Paramount Basic BW Draft4

This incredible musical theatre intensive is almost full! Register today!

Weʼve taken all that is AMAZING, CHALLENGING, and FUN about our award-winning performing arts education program and rolled it all into ONE spectacular week!
This camp is not just any theatre camp, itʼs the MOST INCREDIBLE 
for grades 2-college that you will find in Virginia!

MULTIPLE Broadway Performers (including Jennifer DiNoia who is currently playing Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway) will lead instruction on this intensive AND you will get to perform with them in a breathtaking production held a the historic Paramount Theater.

Early Bird Registration ends on 3/15


Click Here to Register for Grades 2-6

Rehearsals will be Mon.-Thur. at DMR Adventures Academy from 9AM-1PM
Friday at the Paramount Theatre from 9AM-5PM
and Saturday at the Paramount Theatre from 9:00 AM-performance time (show begins at 7:00PM).  
($500 Regular Price/ $415 Early Bird Price)

Click Here to Register for Grades 7-College

Rehearsals will be M-Thursday at DMR Adventures Academy from 1PM-6PM
Friday at the Paramount Theatre from 9AM-5PM
and Saturday at the Paramount Theatre from 9AM-performance time (show begins at 7:00PM).
($600 Regular Price/ $495 Early Bird Price)

You will perform in
on Saturday, August 12 at 7:00 PM!
Red Carpet Walk at 6:15 PM

Click HERE to register for this intensive.
Click HERE to purchase tickets for the event (or visit the box office at the Paramount Theatre)


Artist Information:

Jennifer DiNoia
Jennifer is finishing up a year run as Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway! She has played the role of Elphaba in four countries and seven companies of Wicked (London; Broadway; Chicago, tour 1 & 2; Seoul, Korea; & Sydney, Australia), more than any other actress in the history of the show. She was also a part of the original company of We Will Rock You Las Vegas (Scaramouche u/s) and the 1st national tour of Mamma Mia! (Ali u/s). Jennifer’s voice can be heard on WiseMom’s ESL book series and the Killer Queen album (Hollywood Records).

Tony Gonzalez
Tony Gonzalez is currently in his 4th season with Transcendence Theatre Company in Sonoma, California. As a director/Choreographer/Associate/ Singer/Dancer/Teacher/Housekeeper/Friend, the lessons and growth with this team have become quite influential to many members of the entertainment industry and he is excited to share them as we all keep rising up together! Favorite performance opportunities include a 9 year run as a dance captain and swing with 4 North American companies of Mamma Mia! including 5+ years with the Broadway Company. He has performed in national tours of Saturday Night FeverJosephWe Will Rock You, and Disney On Classic; Japan. Tony has made appearances on The Today Show, the Tony Awards, and Jerry Lewis Telethon. DMR proves to be the next very exciting adventure!

Matthew Steffens
Matthew Steffens is an international director and choreographer, Broadway performer, teacher and film actor. Prior to calling the big apple home, as the son of a Navy SEAL, Matthew moved around most of his childhood.  A graduate of the University of Virginia he majored in Government with a minor in Theater.  For seven years, Matthew worked in the advertising industry on multiple Telly and Addy award winning campaigns for several Fortune 500 companies, ballot initiatives, and political candidates ranging from president to mayor in over 35 states. In 2004, Matthew left advertising to pursue performing full-time.

He has toured the country with the Broadway musicals: ContactBeauty and the Beast, and West Side Story (under the direction of Jerome Robbins’ assistant, Alan Johnson). After years of touring, Matthew took his talents to Broadway and appeared in the Broadway musicals; Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown with Patti Lupone, and Promises, Promises opposite Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth. Matthew has also danced, fought, and flown his way through 13 operas at the world famous Metropolitan Opera. He has been seen in such operas as The TempestDamnation of Faust and Le Contes de Hoffman on movie screens around the world in the Met’s theater simulcast program.

You may also recognize him from his roles in the films The Last Five Years alongside Anna Kendrick & Jeremy Jordan, Across the UniverseClear Blue TuesdayIllegally Super and on TV in shows such as Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris and in the ABC series Black Box.

More recently, he moved behind the table and served as the Associate Choreographer and Resident Director on the Off-Broadway immersive hit Queen of the Night, leading them to the Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience.  He continued that work as Associate Choreographer for the Broadway musical Doctor Zhivago and has gone on to direct and choreograph shows with Playmakers Repertory Company, First Year Players, Revolucion Latina, The Public Theater Studio, and even in Xishuangbanna, China collaborating on Princess Butterfly, a new Chinese musical on ice.

Matthew continues to work with the future leaders of America both in and out of the arts. For over two decades Matt has been working with kids at Camp River’s Bend. He also helped create the D.A.R.E.® America Dance Program. As a community leader, he works very closely with Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. He continues to collaborate with Revolucion Latina, serving the Latino youth community throughout the New York region. Having served as Dance Director for their Beyond Workshop Series and Program Coordinator for the D2GB Children’s Performing Arts Camp, Matthew passes on his love for the arts to the future generation. Most recently, he performed in the 8th annual Visible Ink with The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a program celebrating the work of MSK patients who express themselves in writing with the support of an experienced writing mentor. Lastly, Matthew lifts up his voice each week as a member of the St. Joseph’s contemporary choir, the GSUS BAND.


Check out some of the numbers from the first ever Broadway at the Paramount in 2016!


*LIMITED Scholarships available and will be based on a combiination of merit and need. Please email subject: Paramount Financial Aid*
Sponsorship opportunities available!