Summer at the Conservatory
In the summer of 2018, we’ll be offering one week intensives for musical theatre. Exploring dance, acting, and voice of different ages of musical theatre ending in a final cabaret style presentation
Musical Theatre Fundamentals
AUGUST 13 – 17 : Musical Theatre Fundamentals 1
12:00 – 3:00 PM
AUGUST 13 – 17 : Musical Theatre Fundamentals 2
Ages 8 – 16
9 – 3 PM
Musical Theatre Fundamentals is a week long session exploring the basics of Musical Theatre for beginners. Learn simple dance techniques, explore famous songs and composers, and play with different acting methods.
The workshop ends with an informal invited presentation on Friday afternoon.
Musical Theatre Genres
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Ages 8 – 18
$300 per week
One week intensive explorations of the dance, acting, and musical styles that created some of the most iconic era’s in musical theatre. Each session ends with a final cabaret style presentation. Take one, or any combination!
From Hair to American Idiot, we will explore the influence of rock musical in modern musical theatre.
Take a journey back to the classics with the musicals that started it all. Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern and more!
The birth of the epic musical operetta: soaring vocal lines, large ensembles, and even larger set pieces. We look at this time in history that brought us Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, and Into the Woods.
Advanced Master Class Series
JULY 9 – 20 : AUDITION ONLY
Monday – Friday
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Ages 14 – 20
Take your training to the next level with this two-week intensive experience. This program features daily master classes taught by professional actors, directors, choreographers, dancers, and vocalists from San Diego, LA, and beyond to sharpen your skill set. Classes range from Shakespeare to original choreography taught by cast members of Broadway shows to acting for film and television to the business of the business. Past teachers have included: Terence Archie (Broadway’s ROCKY, RAGTIME, Old Globe’s GUYS AND DOLLS), Jill Gorrie (International Tour of GREASE, SDMT’s Hairspray), Chelsea Diggs-Smith (BET’s REBEL, San Diego Rep’s IN THE HEIGHTS), and Tom McCoy of McCoy Rigby Entertainment.
Students will leave the program with a performance reel, updated headshot and resume, and polished audition book.
Auditions will take place MONDAY APRIL 16, 3 PM – 9 PM
Please e-mail Carolyn Agan (Carolyn@sdmt.org) to schedule and audition time.
Limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Please e-mail Carolyn@sdmt.org for scholarship packet and more information.