2013 American Stage Teen Summer Institute
(13-17 Years Old)
Take your unique talents
to the next level!
Shine onstage and beyond with five extraordinary sessions.
Take your talents to the next level! Sign up for the Teen Summer Institute and have an enriching summer filled with new discoveries and opportunities to enhance your performance skills. We have a variety of summer programs led by professional artists that will enhance your creativity and bolster your breadth of performance experience. The American Stage Teen Summer Institute can give you the confidence and skills needed to excel onstage and beyond. Our programs are sure to look great on an acting resume or college application. These sessions are for both the beginning actor as well as for students who already have a love for the performing arts.
“Everyone was amazing and the experience was unforgettable. I learned so much and I am very excited to attend other classes.”
- The Teen Summer Institute meets Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm
- The Teen Summer Institute will be held at First Presbyterian Church in downtown St. Petersburg – 701 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Session I – June 10-21 (2 week program)
Show Choir Goes Broadway (13-17 year olds)
Let your voice shine! In this program, students will form their own summer show choir. Emphasis will be placed on mastering complex harmonies, choreography, and “selling” a song. The program finale is a Broadway inspired showcase for family and friends performed on Friday, June 21 at 6pm.
Institute: 9am-3pm - $350
Session II – June 24-28 (1 week program)
Improvisation (13-17 year olds)
Develop your humor and comic timing! Learn how to think on your feet as you lead others. Experience how an actor prepares, motivates and listens within a scene developed in the moment. This program will inspire and expand your creative thinking and communication skills. The program finale is an improv performance for family and friends on Friday, June 28 at 6pm.
Institute: 9am-3pm - $175
Session III – July 1-19 (3 week program) No class on July 4th
Musical Theatre – Seussical Jr. (13-17 year olds)
Become a triple threat! Students work with area music, theatre and dance professionals to refine both acting, singing and movement skills. Beginning with the audition all the way to the final performance, students will get a true taste of a professional production. The program finale is a full production of Seussical Jr. for family and friends performed on Thursday, July 18 at 6pm.
Institute: 9am-3pm - $500
Session IV – July 22-August 2 (2 week program)
Audition Workshop (13-17 year olds)
Learn what it takes to audition well! This 2-week intensive is designed to equip teens with a polished audition package, focusing on professional and college audition preparation. Students will work with professional actors and singers in a series of master classes to refine their audition song, monologues and cold reading skills. Each student’s audition package will be designed specifically to their unique abilities and will include:
- 1 classical monologue
- 1 contemporary monologue
- 1 song
- 1 resume
The workshop finale will be a showcase for family and friends on Friday,
August 2 at 6pm.
Institute: 9am-3pm - $350
Session V – August 5-9 (1 week program)
No Fear Shakespeare (13-17 year olds)
Make Shakespeare come alive! Students will immerse themselves in the language and stories of the most famous playwright of all time. They will learn how to approach the text as a performer and to find themselves in the stories. The program finale is a showcase for family and friends on Friday, August 9 at 6pm.
Institute: 9am-3pm - $170
SUMMER INSTITUTE SAVINGS:
Extreme Broadway Package $1,300
Sign up for all 5 sessions and save over $200 off tuition!
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM NOTES
- PAYMENT PLANS: For more information about scheduling payment plans, contact Meg Heimstead, Director of Education, at 727-823-1600 x 201 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- FINANCIAL AID: Full and partial financial aid packages are available. Please download the application below and return it postmarked to American Stage by April 30, 2013.
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