August 5th to 9th and August 12th to 16th  


Middle School (Ages 11 to 14):  Morning Session: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

High School (Ages 14 to 18): Afternoon Session:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm



Plainfield Performing Arts Center 

724 Park Avenue
Plainfield, New Jersey 07060

Are you ready to step into the spotlight and unleash your creativity? Look no further! Our camp is the ultimate destination for young aspiring actors and improvisers. Get ready to dive headfirst into the exciting world of acting and improvisation in an environment that fosters growth, confidence, and, most importantly, fun!


At Catalyst Improv & Acting Theater Camp, we believe in the power of self-expression. Our camp is not just a place to learn acting techniques and improv skills; it’s a safe and supportive space where campers can freely explore their creativity, discover their unique talents, and build lifelong friendships.


Led by an experienced instructor passionate about theater arts, our dynamic classes and workshops cover everything from acting fundamentals to improvisation techniques.


But theater camp is about much more than just honing your craft. It’s about embracing teamwork, building confidence, and learning to think on your feet—all while having a blast! From hilarious improv games to performing scenes and monologues, every day is filled with exciting challenges and opportunities for growth.


So, if you’re ready to unleash your inner performer, join us at Catalyst Theater Camp this summer. It’s more than just a camp—it’s a journey of self-discovery, creativity, and endless possibilities. We can’t wait to see you shine!

Morning Session: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

For Ages 11 to 14

Afternoon Session:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

For Ages 14 to 18


About the Instructor

Nancy Kutzer is a professional actor who belongs to both the Actors’ Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild / AFTRA. She has professionally acted and taught acting in New Jersey for over 20 years. She received her Master’s Degree in Theater from Villanova University, where she was an Acting Scholar and was awarded a full scholarship.  She teaches theater at William Paterson University and has taught many theater workshops, including several professional theaters in Philadelphia.  Nancy is also the Associate Artistic Director at Catalyst Theater Company, a small professional theater in Plainfield, NJ. At CTC, she most recently performed in Keep’ Em Laugh-In, an original comedy cabaret. She also directed Elling by Simon Bent. 


For further information:

Email Nancy Kutzer at or

Call Nancy at +1 (908) 966-2446

Summer Camp Policy
Cancellation Policy: Students who cancel at least 3 weeks before the start of the Summer Camp Session will receive a full refund, less a $50 cancellation fee per registration. No refunds will be given for cancellations received with less than 3 weeks’ notice before the start of the Summer Camp Session.
Summer Camp Late Pick-Up: Catalyst does not provide childcare. Children must be picked up promptly after camp.