Summer @ The Conservatory

Students grades 6 -12 who are passionate about performing arts can improve their skills with classes focused on technique and performance instruction.

Summer @ The Conservatory

Summer @ The Conservatory classes develop self-confidence and responsibility, personal and artistic expression, listening and awareness, stage presence, creativity and teamwork. Preparation like this is invaluable not only to prepare participants for performing arts courses and auditions, but to help students succeed in their academic coursework as well.

Conservatory Courses & Dates

July 9-27

The Conservatory Presents

Grades 6-9

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Fee: $1,200 (Lunch included)

This course will be for incoming grade 6-9 students who have a love for theater. The focus will be on morning technique classes with a variety of required and elective courses, and afternoon rehearsals for a performance in the brand new Harker Performing Arts Center. Students will be grouped by experience level for their mandatory acting classes to ensure appropriately challenging material for all levels. In addition, a Leadership in Training program is being developed for high school students wishing to intern, stage manage or assistant direct.

July 9-27

Conservatory Intensive

Grades 9-12*

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Fee: $1,200 (Lunch included)

By audition only, this intensive is designed for rising 9th-12th graders passionate about expanding their knowledge of theater in both the classroom and through a live one act performance at the end of the program in our state-of-the art theater. Students will have morning classes in advanced acting techniques led by industry professionals both from the Bay Area as well as workshops led by television and/ or movie actors and directors. This course is meant to further the education gained in The Conservatory Presents and students will be required to have attend this course - or a similar one in the area - prior to auditioning for Conservatory Intensive.

*Registration by audition only

July 30-August 4 (Mon-Sat)

Conservatory College Audition Prep

Grades 12

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fee: $1,350 (Lunch included)

This weeklong “boot camp” is for rising seniors who plan to attend live auditions for conservatories or college programs, or who want to create a college arts supplement in theater or musical theater. Each day will be spent analyzing audition and supplement material, in one-on-one, group and master classes, culminating in a live mock audition day with industry professionals. All students will leave with a recorded final product appropriate for college application arts supplements and first-round video submissions for college/conservatory auditions.

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