Summer Institute : Theater : Core Curriculum

The Goods
You will learn to explore, innovate, collaborate, problem-solve and push the boundaries of your creative expression in this four-week intensive program modeled after the world-class undergraduate theater programs at UArts. This experience will transition you from the high school stage to the college stage by offering an in-depth look at the training of University theater students and their preparation for the professional world in the performing arts.

Students will choose one track of focus:

Acting Musical Theater

Core Curriculum
All students in Theater will participate in a core foundation of:

  • Acting Studio (working with both classical and contemporary scripts, emphasizing scene study and character development)
  • Dance
  • Voice + Speech
  • Movement
  • Improvisation
  • Collaboration (students will create new pieces of theater together)

Visting Artists, Productions + Companies

Master Teachers:

Productions :

Theater Companies:

The Show
The program will culminate in a main-stage production as well as several short new works and one-acts designed to showcase the talent ans skills you have developed and honed during the program.  The final production is a major part of the Summer Institute experience and gives you real-life experience participating in a production in a professional venue in front of an audience.  On the final Saturday of the program, parents and friends are invited to our university theaters and galleries to celebrate your talents and acheivements. Please note that production rehearsals are in the evening and commuter students are required to attend evening rehearsals.

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THEATER 2014 SAMPLE SCHEDULE
You will have a unique schedule based on your area of interest. All students are also expected to attend field trips, rehearsals and guest performances on Saturdays. Commuters please take note of mandatory class times  as you consider your transit schedule.

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

7am -
9am

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Brunch

Brunch

9am – 11am

Movement

Voice + Speech

Improv

Voice + Speech

Master Class with Pig Iron

Visiting Artist

-

11am – 12pm

Improv

Acting Seminar

Voice + Speech

 Improvisation Seminar

Master Class with Pig Iron

Playwriting or Broadway Dance

-

12pm –  1pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Optional Field Trip

1pm – 3pm

Acting

Dance

Acting

Dance

Acting

Playwriting or Broadway Dance

Optional Field Trip

3pm – 4:30pm

Vocal Performance

Mask

Vocal Performance

Mask

Vocal Performance

Free Time

Optional Field Trip

4:30pm -
5:30pm

Work Generator

Work Generator

Work Generator

Work Generator

Work Generator

Free Time

Dinner

5:30pm -
7:30pm

Free Time

Work Generator

Herringbone at Flashpoint

Work Generator

Free Time

Activities with CAS

Activities with CAS


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