Yes. We require that all students apply for their course of interest by submitting supplemental materials before registration. The materials will be used in the following ways:
Students applying for our drama courses must answer a series of questions and submit a short Placement Video.
Placement Video should demonstrate the following:
Video must show the applicant only. Video of groups/ensembles will not be accepted. Video should be uploaded to a secure, file-sharing website (Dropbox, Google Drive, WeTransfer, YouTube, etc.). We highly recommend that you prepare your Placement Video prior to accessing the program application to make the process easier.
Once all materials are received and reviewed, students will receive an email notifying them of their placement along with a link to register for the course.
No. We recommend that students who apply are those who have had some experience in music theatre and who are considering pursuing music theatre in college and/or for their career.
As long as you have experience in musical theatre, we encourage you to apply. We will review your application materials to determine which level is best for you and will work with you to strengthen your skills so you leave our program a better performer in all aspects of musical theatre.
Yes. In addition to daily technique classes, students will prepare for a culminating showcase for friends and family on the final day.
These last two years have been difficult for all of us in many ways. The arts have been hit particularly hard because so much of the work we do requires physical closeness and interaction. While prioritizing the health and safety of our participants, instructors, and staff, we also need to support our community of artists.
For that reason, we are excited to offer the Summer Academies in the Arts program once again! It provides advanced young artists the tools they will need as they develop their technical and artistic skills in preparation for applications and audition material for college and career pursuits. It also provides much needed employment for our team of instructors ⎼ practicing artists themselves ⎼ who saw many of their commissions, gigs, and contracts cancelled.
If you are able, please consider making a gift of any amount to support the Summer Academies in the Arts program. Your contribution will make a significant impact by supporting the artists who make it possible.