High School Contemporary Musical Theatre Showcase

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
June 27, 2020 to July 18, 2020
July 19, 2020 to August 9, 2020
Tuition: $6,100
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12

In the Contemporary Musical Theatre Showcase you will perform predominantly contemporary songs and scenes that focus on technique and styles. You and other talented students will work with a team of theatre professionals and specialists in a nurturing pre-professional environment. Students will pursue collegiate audition strategies that focus on successful completion of pre-screen and live audition techniques. Each day, you will study advanced techniques in voice, music, choreography, and acting, culminating in a performance in Interlochen’s signature Harvey Theatre.


Audition Requirements

Video file #1: Two 16-bar excerpts from two different songs from standard musical theatre repertoire with piano accompaniment. One excerpt should be from an up-tempo song, and one should come from a ballad or slow song. One excerpt should be a song from the classic musical theatre repertoire (prior to 1960) and one from the contemporary musical theatre repertoire (after 1960).

Video file #2: Briefly talk about your interest in musical theatre and your reasons for applying to this program, followed by one monologue of your choice no longer than two minutes from a published play or musical.

Video file #3: One one-minute sample of movement or dance. The selection should be representative of skill-level (include pirouettes, jumps and any type of acrobatic movements).

PDF file #1: A résumé or summary covering your past theatre experiences.

Additional Opportunities