Stamp Program

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STAMP at Winston

About Winston Prep

At the heart of Winston Preparatory School is the belief that all students learn differently.

Winston’s goal is to determine each student’s individual learning profile and to develop specific skills to achieve academic success.

“There is currently no other school in New York City and only one or two in the country that I am aware of that works with learning disabled students in the profoundly helpful ways that you are doing. You are making a profound difference in the lives of children.”

-Jonathan Cohen, Ph.D., A.B.P.P. Co-Founder, Center for Social and EmotionalEduction, Teachers College, Columbia University


The mission of STAMP will not be based solely on performance skills but also the development of skills that carry across the academic and social spectrum. STAMP is designed to help students recognize their potential for success and improve their confidence as well as help to maintain social and language skills. It is the intent of the Summer Theater, Arts, and Music Program to provide a safe and productive environment for students to meaningfully participate in the performing arts in a way that encourages creativity, expression, and scholarship in equal measure.

Program Facts


July 1st – July 29th, final performance July 30th


9:00am – 2:45pm

**Early Drop off available from 8:30am – 9:00am

Application Due

June 20th


$1850 for 4 week program

STAMP Workshops

  • Acting Technique and Scene Study
  • Vocal Production and Technique
  • Improvisation for All!
  • Creative Musicianship

Focus Program (Optional Extended Day)

Individualized academic instruction – this course focuses the academic strengths and weaknesses of each student and devises strategies to improve academic skills. For more information,
please email

Summer Theater, Arts, and Music Program

Production of Romeo and Juliet, the Musical

Winston Preparatory School
126 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011-5402

646-638-2705 ext. 631

Camp-end Main stage Production

  • Students will create a full-scale musical production with a live pit-band
  • Culminating in two performances for friends and family

Individual Attention in Rehearsal

  • Each student has a meaningful experience daily, modified to the learning needs of each performer

Daily Arts Workshops

  • Students will focus on specific skill sets in drama and music
  • Scene study, Improv, Vocal Technique, and Creative Musicianship

Optional Focus Program

  • Extend the day with Winston’s unique Focus Program
  • One-on-one, specialized teaching – specifically tailored to each student’s needs

“I’m deeply grateful for the confidence and self-awareness that being in the Winston Players has brought my son. It’s a wonderful experience for any kid, working as part of a team to produce theater, but Winston tailors it to your kid’s needs and goals, knows exactly when to encourage and when to step back, and it’s a joy to see the kids come into their own. ”-Polly Weissman, Winston Parent

A Day at STAMP

The first half of the day emphasizes skill development and performance objectives within the setting of large ensemble rehearsals. After lunch, students experience smaller workshop arts classes that focus on specific skill-set areas and interests.

An added benefit of the program’s structure is that the STAMP schedule parallels the academic Winston Summer Program, which affords students who are enrolled in STAMP the opportunity to extend their day with enrollment in the specialized Focus program.

TimeProgram Structure

  • 9:00 – 9:15 Community Meeting
  • 9:15 – 10:45 Rehearsals for Main Stage
  • 10:45 – 11:00 Snack
  • 11:00 – 1:30 Rehearsals for Main Stage
  • 1:30 – 2:00 Lunch
  • 2:00 – 2:45 Arts Workshops
  • 2:45 – 3:30(Optional Focus Extension)

“My son has caught the acting bug. Being involved with the production developed his skills and confidence… his ability to concentrate and read has grown, and through acting he has learned to maintain his focus for long periods of time. Before acting he was a butterfly. You are remarkable teachers and truly talented.” -Eve Pomerance, Winton Parent