Summer Conservatory

Perform with us!

Take the stage this summer, singing your way through three weeks of non-stop opera and theater. From vocal coaching, acting and history to the final performance of an opera, there’s a distinctive role for everyone.

Who It's For

Ages 10–18, all levels


July 9–27, 2018


Program runs Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm, at 42nd Street Moon, 250 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco. Final performance will be held on July 27, 2018.


$975. Scholarships are available for qualifying students.

Information for Applicants

Applications will be accepted starting January 2018. Auditions are held from March through May, and will be scheduled upon receipt of application.

Program Structure

The average day is organized into two parts—three classes in the morning, plus a rehearsal block in the afternoon. Areas of study may include:

  • Singing technique and interpretation
  • Acting
  • Movement and dance
  • Music and theater theory and history
  • Scene work and character study
  • Improvisation and audition techniques
  • Speech and diction
  • Professionalism

Program includes a tour of the War Memorial Opera House and the opportunity to attend a San Francisco Opera final dress rehearsal.

Italia (in)canta

This season, Opera Scouts have an opportunity to blossom in Italy, the birthplace of opera, through performances, cultural exchanges and examination of Italy's rich culture and history.

Learn more about this exciting adventure.

Learn More

Questions? Please contact (415) 565-3280 or