Pricing and Information


E.E.S.P.A is a five week intensive theater and arts program on the campus of Dillard University from June 14th to July 17th. Here at E.E.S.P.A we let your kids imagination take flight every weekday from 9am to 3pm with before and after care being offered. We currently are accepting campers between the ages of 7 to 15 years of age. Every week we will explore different parts of intensive theater and other performing arts curriculum. Throughout the program students will experience monologues, scenes, and commercials with a funky 70’s inspired talent show. On Friday and Saturday , July 16th and 17th as a culminating event your young artist will showcase a stage play giving you a taste of everything they’ve learned throughout this summer experience.

fees and tuition pricing

Early Registration FeeJune 2nd -10th$80.00

Will include a camp shirt that must be worn every Friday

Late Registration FeeJune 11th to June 14th$100.00

Will include a camp shirt that is to be worn every Friday.

TuitionSummer Total= $1,100$220

  • This payment is due Monday of every week.
  • Date of payments are:
  • June 14th, June 21st, June 28th, July 5th, July 12th, 

TuitionFamilies with 2 or more children$200

  • This payment is due Monday of every week.
  • Date of payments are:
  • June 21st, June 28th, July 5th July 12th, July 19th

*Special Pricing*If tuition is PAID IN FULL by June 14th $100 discount will be applied to total balance$100

Get a discount by paying the Full Tuition Fee by June 14th.


Lunch will NOT be provided to students. Please be sure to provide your children with a well balanced nutritional lunch. You are welcome to provide kids with snacks, juices, and water to.

Before Care" and "After Care

  • “Before Care” and “After Care” is $20 a day per student
  • Before Care is 7:30 am to 9:00 am
  • After Care is 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Snacks will be give to after care students. Concessions will also be sold to after care campers.


Age requirements have been established to safely facilitate age-appropriate activities. Campers will be placed into groups according to their age. Campers must be at least 7 years of age by the first day of the camp session, and be able to use the restroom independently or with minimal verbal prompting. No exceptions will be made. The max age we are taking age 15.


For the safety of each child, all campers must be signed in and signed out each day. Parents or guardians will need to leave their vehicle to drop off and pick up their child. Campers may only be picked up and signed out by an authorized person (indicated at time of registration). Campers may not sign themselves in or out. Please be ready to show a photo I.D. to a staff member.


Every Friday your young artist will perform on the main stage in front of fellow peers and staff. They will be performing the materials they have been rehearsing all week. Each performer will be graded so we ask that they put their best foot forward. Costumes are not mandatory but they are strongly encouraged for this can only help your young artist get into full character. We know your child would love to see a friendly face in the audience. So please feel free to come watch your young star shine. All performances start at 10:00am.  Friday performances are free.


  • All campers seating will be adequately spaced 6 feet apart and will follow CDC guidelines.
  • We will disinfect frequently touched surfaces on campus after each camp group’s use to the best of our ability. Frequently touched surfaces include door handles, sink handles and toilet handles. Camp program leaders will have hand sanitizer available at their camp location for regular use throughout their program.
  • Camp programs will be held in spaces with adequate room to accommodate the number of campers and facilitate social distancing and ventilation where possible.
  • Campers and staff will take frequent breaks for hand washing, hand sanitizing and general sanitation procedures. Campers and staff will be reminded to wash hands and practice good hygiene.
  • We will provide hand sanitizer and hand-sanitizing stations throughout campus. Campers may carry a personal supply of hand sanitizer or hand-sanitizing wipes as well.
  • Parents must be on alert for any symptoms and should keep any camper with signs of illness home. Campers who have exhibited a fever greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, other respiratory symptoms, or at least two of the following symptoms: chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell, must be fever free for seventy-two hours prior to arriving to camp. It must also be at least ten days since any symptoms first appeared.

Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire children to dream, explore, think, and connect through imaginative storytelling onstage and in the classroom. We bring stories to life in a way that encourages children to dream about who they are and may become and to explore stories from different perspectives.

Our Program

Our programs encourages children to question and explore how to live in a complex world so that they grow up creative, healthier, smarter, and kinder. E.E.S.P.A aspires to transform young artist into creative, curious, and compassionate adults.

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