Summer Conservatory

Dates: July 6 to July 24, 2015
Times: Monday-Friday, 9am to 3pm
Location: War Memorial Opera House / 42nd Street Moonspace
Ages: 10-18
Investment: $900 per student, financial aid is available

The Summer Conservatory offers students instruction in opera, theatre, musical theatre, dance and all other artistic components. Students meet six hours a day, five days a week for three weeks. Each Summer Conservatory day consists of classes in voice, theory, movement, language, music and theatre history, acting, technical theatre and much more. The program culminates in the students applying the skills they've learned in the rehearsal and performance of an opera. This program also includes a free ticket to a final dress rehearsal at the Opera House.

Led by Caroline Altman, Director, and John-Elliott Kirk, Music Director.
Contact the Opera Guild for more information.
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Sample Daily Schedule:

9:00 Group warm-up/announcements
9:15 Class One
10:00 Class Two
10:40 Break
10:50 Class Three
11:30 Small group projects
12:00 Lunch
12:45 Rehearsal
2:45 Ensemble exercise/wrap-up

Sample Weekly Schedule:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Warm-up Warm-up Warm-up Warm-up Warm-up
Voice Technique Movement Singing Music Theory Dance Voice Sight singing
Improv Scene Study Audition tech Theatre History Mask
Break Break Break Break Break
Music History Speech/Diction Composition Acting Character work The Business
Small group projects Small group projects Small group projects Small group projects Small group projects
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Rehearsal Rehearsal Rehearsal Rehearsal Rehearsal
Ensemble work Ensemble work Ensemble work Ensemble work Ensemble work