Pre-Professional Intensives

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Pre-Professional General Intensive

 

June 9 – July 7, 2024

For the serious student interested in pursuing a career in the arts. This unique program boasts a distinguished faculty; core classes in ballet, modern, and jazz; and electives in theatre, visual art, equestrian, and creative writing. In addition to daily classes, evening rehearsals and performances prepare dancers for the rigor and artistic range required in today’s demanding professional world.

  • Ages 15 to 18 (entering 10th grade – 1st year of college)
  • Tuition (includes room & board): $5,800 

Applications are accepted until the program is filled. We suggest applying early. 

 

NEW FOR 2024 – Pre-Professional Performance Intensive

 

July 7 – July 21, 2024

Grades 10-12: Audition Required – For the serious student interested in pursuing a career in the arts. This unique two-week program is focused exclusively on practical performance learning and experience. Theatre Students will get an opportunity to perform throughout the two weeks and work with a professional creative team to develop a Cabaret Style Show that they will perform at the end of the two weeks.  Dance students will work with professional choreographers on a fully-produced evening of dance.  This program requires an online or in-person audition.

  • Ages 15 to 18 (entering 10th grade – 1st year of college)
  • Tuition (includes room & board): $3,600 

Pre-Professional Students who are accepted and sign up for the regular Pre-Professional Intensive and the Pre-Professional Performance Intensive will receive a 20% discount for both Intensives.

To claim this discount, you must email Camp Director Eric Meier at ericm@perry-mansfield.org to receive the code.

Applications are accepted until the program is filled. We suggest applying early. 

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This program requires an on-line or in-person audition.

Theatre Audition Information

  • Photo and resume
  • a short, memorized musical theatre solo song showcasing vocal range and performance ability. (Songs should be accompanied by piano or an instrumental track with no vocals)
  • Two short, memorized contrasting monologues no more than 2 minutes in length.
  • Applicants cannot use production videos.
  • 100 word essay: Why do you want to come to Perry-Mansfield?

Dance Audition Information

  • Photo and resume
  • 2 minutes ballet barre work
  • 2 minutes center work
  • One recently taped solo no more than 2 minutes in length
  • ALL videos must show the full body for the purpose of evaluation stage presence. Applicants cannot use production videos.
  • 100 word essay: Why do you want to come to Perry-Mansfield?

PLEASE INCLUDE:

  • current dance level
  • current dance school
  • main teachers
  • number ballet/pointe classes per week
  • number years on pointe
  • number modern dance classes per week
  • total hours per week