Pre-Professional Training Company


The Pre-Professional Training Company at Actors Theatre

Over the course of a two 3-week sessions, students will receive personalized, hands-on training in singing, acting, dance, costuming and stagecraft. Classes revolve around an online production of New Voices plays and a Broadway revue of musical theatre songs, with a concentration on Sister Act, Jr.


Program Info

Session 1—New Voices/Acting:
June 15 – July 3

This session will focus on acting, monologues, short stories and will culminate with an online production of New Voices Plays. New Voices Young Playwrights Festival is a 10-minute play festival of student written plays fully produced by the Learning and Creative Engagement department and the Professional Training Company. Each playwright in the New Voices Young Playwright Festival has the opportunity to develop their play through conversations with peer writers, a dramaturg, a director and a cast. The 8 playwrights have already been chosen and their plays will be cast utilizing the summer campers. Rehearsals and peer critique will take place during camp. 

Session 2: 
July 6 – July 24

This session will focus on vocal technique and ensemble musical theatre work. Each student will be required to choose 2 musical theatre songs of their choice to work on during the 3 week session. Each student will receive individual coaching on vocal technique as well as peer critique. We will also learn and rehearse group numbers as an ensemble with a focus on group songs from Sister Act Jr. This session will culminate with an online production of a Broadway Musical Revue. 

Each session will be held Monday–Friday 12–4 p.m. online via Google Meet.


Session 1: $225
Session 2: $225
Both Sessions: $400

Audition for the Program

Due by March 31 at 6 p.m.

Submit a video singing 16 bars from a musical or reciting a monologue or short story.