The DMR Adventures Summer Broadway Conservatory is an intensive program that challenges our current and new students in new ways each year. The conservatory pairs passionate young people who are dedicated to performing arts training with professional directors and music directors. This Summer, the DMR Broadway Conservatory is producing Hairspray JR! This is an advanced program, and is open by audition/invitation ONLY.  We are thrilled that  JUDINE SOMERVILLE, a member of the original cast of HAIRSPRAY on Broadway and the NBC television event, HAIRSPRAY LIVE!  will travel to Charlottesville, VA to direct and choreograph this production.

Auditions and a series of free classes for the community will take place on April 15 & April 16. If you cannot attend the audition but would like to participate in this conservatory program, please contact us for directions on .
Click here to audition for the Summer Broadway Conservatory (Hairspray JR)
Click here to register for the April 15 Community Broadway Masterclass.

In order to attend the class on April 15, you must register hereand fill out the waiver online OR fill out a waiver in person if you do not register in advance. There will also be a free class 5:30PM-7:00 at the Music Resource Center.

April 15 Class Registration with Judine Somerville. 

April 16 Class info (Music Resource Center).

Judine Somerville, Director/Choreographer
Xavier Taylor, Music Director


We are looking for the most talented young adults in Central VA and surrounding cities to make up this cast.

Camp Dates/Times
Aug. 5-9, 9AM-5PM
Aug.12-16, 9AM-5PM
Aug. 16, 9AM-9PM
Aug. 17, 1:15PM-9PM
Aug. 18, 1:30-5:30PM

There is no camp on Saturday, August 10 or Sunday, August 11, but some performers may be invited to a special community event(s)/outreach performances.

Times for Friday, August 16 will be 9:00AM-9:00PM, with a performance at 7:00PM
You must arrive on Saturday, August 17 at 1:15PM for shows at 3:00 PM and 7:00PM.
You must arrive on Sunday, August 18 at 1:30PM for a final 3:00 PM performance.
The cast is expected to help with strike after the final performance.

The cost includes a DMR T-shirt (if registered by June 1), but does not include tickets to the performance.

Performances will be
Friday, August 16 at 7:00PM
Saturday, August 17 at 3:00PM and
Saturday, August 17at 7:00PM
Sunday, August 18 at 3PM

Performance Location: Belmont Arts Collaborative, 221 Carlton Rd., Suite 3
You must be available for ALL performances in order to register for the camp.