The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre in Burien, WA: Putting People Downstage Center Since 1966! Our productions, classes, workshops and camps are open to students ages 3 to 22. We are a non-profit youth theatre dedicated to providing professional direction to our young cast members to develop their talents with the backdrop of quality sets, costumes and a live orchestra, to give both the performers and the audience a genuine Broadway musical experience.

DownStage Center
Summer Camps

Musical Theatre Intensives

These camps are for Musical Theatre lovers! Our Intensives offer mentorship by master teacher Tony Curry. If you are a triple threat, or want to be one, you will love spending your time singing, dancing and acting your way through a week of rigorous rehearsal with your director, musical director and choreographer. Invite your manager (or Mom and Dad) to the final class to see you "putting it together" in an off-Broadway PREMIERE created just for you!

Musical Theatre Introductions

A chance for our youngest students to develop their singing and dancing skills. Each camp is focused on a theme, which is used to inspire the music selection and creation of a simple script. Craft time, play time, and theme-centric games are all part of the fun, leading up to a PERFORMANCE on the final day.


2018 Summer Camps
Saturdays
Strength and Conditioning  New!
Summer Dance Intensive (Ages 10 through adult)
  • June 23-Aug 25
  • Saturdays 10-11:30am
  • $195
  • Register

Learn the moves on Saturday, repeat at home all week, feel the change every day.

Week 1
Hamilton Camp (Morning)
Musical Theatre Intensive (Ages 8-16)
  • June 25-29
  • Daily 8:45-11:45am
  • $210
  • Full

Contact us about our waiting list.

Be in the room where it happens with material from the most popular musical on Broadway.

Week 2
Greatest Showman Camp (Morning)
Musical Theatre Intensive (Ages 8-16)
  • July 2-6
  • Daily 8:45-11:45am
  • $170
  • Register

(No camp July 4)

Step right up for the greatest show on earth — and you are part of it!

Zombies (Morning)
Musical Theatre Introduction (Ages 5-8)
  • July 2-6
  • Daily 8:45-11:45am
  • $170
  • Register

(No camp July 4)

Zombies versus Poms — can love win out if one of you has no heart?

Week 3
Pitch Perfect (Morning)
Musical Theatre Intensive (Ages 8-16)
  • July 9-13
  • Daily 8:45-11:45am
  • $210
  • Register

It’s aca-awesome!

Jedi Training Camp (Morning)
Musical Theatre Introduction (Ages 5-8)
  • July 9-13
  • Daily 8:45-11:45am
  • $210
  • Register

Young Jedi learn the ways of stage combat and the Musical Force.

Week 4
Hogwarts Summer Musicale (Afternoon)
Musical Theatre Intensive (Ages 8-16)
  • July 23-27
  • Daily 1:30-4:30pm
  • $210
  • Register

Hogwarts Academy’s sixth annual summer stock magical musical theatre production! Young wizards and witches from all houses are eligible.

Pirate Fairy Camp (Afternoon)
Musical Theatre Introduction (Ages 5-8)
  • July 23-27
  • Daily 1:30-4:30pm
  • $210
  • Register

Tink and her friends in Pixie Hollow meet a young Captain James Hook for the very first time.

Week 5
Hook (Afternoon)
Musical Theatre Intensive (Ages 8-16)
  • July 30-August 3
  • Daily 1:30-4:30pm
  • $210
  • Register

Ahoy mateys! Take to the high seas for a musical adventure, with songs from Peter and the Starcatcher, Finding Neverland, and Peter Pan.

Coco Camp (Afternoon)
Musical Theatre Introduction (Ages 5-8)
  • July 30-August 3
  • Daily 1:30-4:30pm
  • $210
  • Register

Journey to the land of our ancestors through the music of Coco.

Week 6
Hamilton Rap Battle (Afternoon)
Musical Theatre Intensive (Ages 8-16)
  • August 6-10
  • Daily 1:30-4:30pm
  • $210
  • Register

This is your shot! Spit some fire to Lin Manuel’s beats.

Incredibles Camp (Afternoon)
Musical Theatre Introduction (Ages 5-8)
  • August 6-10
  • Daily 1:30-4:30pm
  • $210
  • Register

What is your super power? Singing? Dancing? Acting? Or something simple, like invisibility?

Week 7
Guardians of the Galaxy (Afternoon)
Musical Theatre Intensive (Ages 8-16)
  • August 13-17
  • Daily 1:30-4:30pm
  • $210
  • Register

Open Walkman — check. Drop in mix tape — check. Save Galaxy — working on it!

Jungle Jam (Afternoon)
Musical Theatre Introduction (Ages 5-8)
  • August 13-17
  • Daily 1:30-4:30pm
  • $210
  • Register

Who’s the King of the Jungle? Featuring songs from Jungle Book, The Lion King, and Tarzan.

Week 8
Comic Relief (Afternoon)
Acting Camp (Ages 9-16)
  • August 20-24
  • Daily 1:30-4:30pm
  • $210
  • Register

Mel Brooks once said: "I cut my finger; that's tragedy. You fall in a hole and die; that's comedy."

Camps Location

Sibling Discount

For siblings enrolled in the same program or in programs taking place concurrently, a 15% discount is available for the second (and each additional) family member. To receive the discount, use the promotion code SIBLING at checkout.


Private Coaching

Unable to find the class to fit your schedule? Or, are you a home schooler looking for classes during school hours? We have private coaching available to meet your needs! Just contact us and we will work with you to make sure you get yourself DownStage Center!


Minimum Enrollment

DownStage Center reserves the right to cancel classes if enrollment does not meet minimum requirements. You will receive a confirmation notification via email one week before the scheduled class start date.


Policies & Procedures

View The Hi-Liners Policies & Procedures (PDF) regarding auditions, casting, non-discrimination and tuition.