La Jolla Playhouse Young Performer's Conservatory

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La Jolla Playhouse Young Performer's Conservatory



   Deadline to apply is this Friday, 5/25. Applications and information available here. Application to be followed by an audition the weekend of May 3/4.

    Info from the LJ Playhouse: Join us for the 20th year of Young Performers' Conservatory! Each summer the Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse offers an intensive acting experience for high school students in grades 10-12. This program is designed for the serious performer who wants to acquire the skills needed for a career in professional theatre. Tuition for the five-week program (June 30 – August 1, 2014) is $1,500.

Scholarships are also available.

The 2014 Summer Conservatory is made possible in part by a generous grant from the Sidney E. Frank Foundation.

The Program

Each week acting students spend five weeks in intensive training classes which include:

  • Classical Scene Study
  • Modern Scene Study
  • Stage Combat
  • Ensemble Devised Performance
  • Voice & Speech
  • Movement
  • Yoga

Conservatory students also have the opportunity to work with the many exciting guest artists who are in residence at the Playhouse during the summer season. Past award-winning artists include: Christopher Ashley, Frank Galati, Jefferson Mays, Des McAnuff, BD Wong, Doug Wright, Roger Rees, Claudia Shear, as well as cast members from Playhouse productions including Memphis, Limelightand Peter and the Starcatchers. Conservatory students attend rehearsals and La Jolla Playhouse productions.

Contact James Pillar, Board Member of the San Diego Theatre Educators Alliance, at or 760.443.6036.