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Produced with the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), this guide will hep you find the perfect performing and visual arts college.

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  • 1. 2012 GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES 2012 Performing & Visual Arts College Fair Schedule Tips to Showcase Your Talent W W W. T E E N L I F E . C O M A T E E N L I F E M E D I A P U B L I C AT I O NFREE
  • 2. 96Oscars ® 241Emmys ® 84Tonys ®* One Legendary SchoolDISCOVER WHY THE NEXT GENERATION OF AWARDWINNING ACTORS ARE CHOOSING THE ACADEMY RESERVE YOUR OPPORTUNITY FOR AUDITIONS & SCHOLARSHIPS INSTANTLY USING YOUR SMARTPHONE CONNECT NOW CHOOSE ONE: CLICK TEXT ACTING to 323.984.9960 SCAN QR code with your smartphone NEW YORK | LOS ANGELES Download a free QR reader from your smartphone’s app store 800.463.8990 *The Academy’s alumni have received nominations for these and many other awards.
  • 3. 2012 TeenLife Guide to Performing & Visual Arts LIBERAL Colleges ARTS ART AND DESIGN Whether you want to dance, draw, build, sing, design, or PERFORMING direct, finding the perfect performing and visual arts ARTS college can be a challenge. That’s why TeenLife is thrilled to be workingwith the National Association for College Admission Live, study, and play in one of the world’s most exciting cities. A leading university, The New School seamlessly connects theCounseling (NACAC) to produce the 2012 TeenLife classroom to New York City and the world beyond.Guide to Performing & Visual Arts Colleges. –Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts Founded in 1937, NACAC, is an organization of –Parsons The New School for Design –Mannes College The New School for Musicmore than 11,000 professionals from around the –The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Musicworld dedicated to serving students as they make –The New School for Drama*choices about pursuing postsecondary education.This guide will serve as the “official fair program” all 19 NACAC Performing & Visual Arts An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Photo: Martin Seck. *The BFA in Dramatic Arts is pending approval by the New York State Education Department.College Fairs across the country. On page 5, you will find a complete schedule ofNACAC 2012 Performing & Visual Arts College Fairs. With more than 320 colleges listed in its pages,this handy 64-page guide leaves nothing uncovered. You are the Star!It’s truly a “must-read” for all parents and students Three world renownedresearching a performing and visual arts college. performing arts schools. Our feature, What to Consider When Choosinga Performing & Visual Arts School, provides anoverview of some of the factors you should thinkabout when researching schools. The article, Tips to Showcase Your Talent outlines Wanda L. Bassthe steps you will need to take when organizing your School of Musicportfolio or planning your audition. Ann Lacy School of American Dance Visit our new website at—to and Arts Managementfind meaningful programs and services for college- School of Theatrebound students. Join now so you dont miss a thing.Its free!Marie Schwartz, President & Founder (405) 208-5000 www.okcu.eduTeenLife Media, LLC OCU pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equal opportunity for all persons. AD.387.12
  • 4. bfadual degree with tufts universitystudio art diplomapre-college summer studio At THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS Ira Brind School of Theatre Arts, students master technique and discover230 The Fenway their unique voice, all in small classes with award-Boston, MA 02115 winning theatre professionals. See listing on page 50,to schedule a visit, ad on page 617-369-3626a school for artists, by artists, since 1876 Teenlife Guide to Performing & Visual Arts Colleges PUBLISHED BY TeenLife Media, LLC 1330 Beacon St., Suite 268 Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 277-5120 Copyright © 2012 by TeenLife Media, LLC Brookline, Massachusetts Published by TeenLife Media, LLC Brookline, Massachusetts V.P., Marketing & Communications: Cara Ferragamo Murray Managing Editor: Camille Heidebrecht join Graphic Design: Kathryn Tilton LIMIT OF LIABILITYour world TeenLife Media, LLC (TL) takes no responsibility for any of the descriptions of the various programs listed. TL is not familiar with all of the organizations listed. We edit the descriptions only to achieve a consistent format. TL presents all descriptions without any warranty of any kind, express or implied. TL is not responsible for the accuracy of any description, or for mistakes, errors, or omissions of any kind, and is not responsible for any ACADEMY OF loss or damage caused by a user’s reliance on the information contained INTERACTIVE in this guide. All the information contained herein is subject to change without notice, and readers are advised to confirm all information about an ENTERTAINMENT organization and obtain references before making any commitments. SEATTLE / 206.428.6350/337.456.1848 Trademarks: TeenLife Media, LLC and related trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks of TeenLife and/or its affiliates in the United States Our non-discrimination policy is located online and may not be used without written permission.
  • 5. Table of Contents 2012 NACAC PERFORMING & 5 VISUAL ARTS COLLEGE FAIR SCHEDULE Attend a Performing and Visual Arts Fair at a location close to you. WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN 7 CHOOSING A PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS SCHOOL ARTIST PROFILE11 Emily McMahon shares her advice for students interested in the arts. TIPS TO SHOWCASE12 YOUR TALENT 2012 NACAC PERFORMING14 & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGE FAIR EXHIBITORS Audition technique preparation at an ARTSBRIDGE workshop held each fall. See listing on page 52, ad on page 8. Listed alphabetically. PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS ABOUT TEENLIFE52 ADVISORS 56 Find out more about what we offer and how to register on our site. COLLEGE FUNDING INDEX PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS 58 58 By Geographic Location54 SUMMER PROGRAMS 64 Advertisers TUTORING & TEST PREP 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES | 3
  • 6. Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Fine Arts drawing painting printmaking sculpture Graphic Design Illustration Fashion Photography The College of Visual Arts is accredited by the National Assoication of Schools of Art and Design and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.College of Visual ArtsAdmissions Office344 Summit AvenueSaint Paul, Minnesota55102651.757.4040admissions@cva.eduwww.cva.eduWe’re small by design, which enables us to offer a richly integrated liberal arts andstudio education in a vibrant urban setting. C V A be visual
  • 7. 2012 National Association for College Admission Counseling(NACAC) Performing & Visual Arts College FairsThe NACAC Performing & Visual Arts College Fairs are designed for students interested in pursuing undergraduate andgraduate degrees in music, dance, theater, visual arts, graphic design, and other arts-related disciplines. Held each fall,parents and students can learn more about entrance requirements, auditions and portfolio days, financial aid, and otherspecialized arts programs at exhibiting schools. OCTOBER 2012 10/20 LOS ANGELES, CA 10/1 ATLANTA, GA University of California, Los Angeles- Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts Ackerman Union, 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Workshop: College Choices in the Visual and Performing Arts 10/2 TAMPA, FL University of South Florida - Marshall Student Center Ballroom 10/21 SAN FRANCISCO, CA 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Nob Hill Masonic Center, 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Workshop: Choosing the Right College 10/22 PORTLAND, OR 10/7 INTERLOCHEN, MI Portland Art Museum, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Interlochen Center for the Arts, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Navigating the Performing 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Workshop: Navigating the Arts and Visual Arts College Fair Placement Process 10/23 SEATTLE, WA 10/8 DENVER, CO Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 10/24 LAS VEGAS, NV 10/9 CINCINNATI, OH Las Vegas Academy of International Studies University of Cincinnati—Tangeman University Center Performing & Visual Arts, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Workshop: College 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Workshop: The FIT Factor Admissions 101 for the Performing and Visual Artist 10/11 MINNEAPOLIS, MN 10/28 WASHINGTON DC University of Minnesota, Twin Cities—Coffman Memorial Union Walter E. Washington Convention Center 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Navigating the Performing 10/13 NEW ORLEANS, LA and Visual Arts College Fair Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Workshop: Navigating the Arts NOVEMBER 2012 Placement Process 11/1 BOSTON Boston Center for the Arts, Cyclorama 10/14 CHICAGO, IL 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ChiArts, Chicago High School for the Arts, 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 11/5 PHILADELPHIA 10/16 NEW YORK, NY National Museum of Jewish American History Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Navigating the Performing and 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Preparing for Auditions Visual Arts College Fair 10/17 DALLAS, TX REGISTER FOR A FAIR! Owen Fine Arts Center, Southern Methodist University WWW.GOTOMYPVAFAIR.COM 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Navigating the Performing and Visual Arts College Fair 10/18 HOUSTON, TX Rice University Alice Pratt Brown Hall 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Navigating the Performing To scan the QR code, you must download a QR scanner App. and Visual Arts College Fair The QR code links to For more information visit or call (800) 822-6285.
  • 8. New students with a strong classicalfoundation are immediately in demandfrom many performance groups oncampus. More than 350 student ensembles WHERE MUSIC TAKES YOUmeet weekly, so you’ll have almost limitlessopportunities to build your repertoire byperforming with orchestras; big bands; andbluegrass, hip-hop, rock, funk, r&b, andmany other groups. Learn more and apply online at
  • 9. What to Consider When Choosing a Performing & Visual Arts School by Jennifer Gross tudents who wish to study visual or alone arts schools offer an immersion-type experience for performing arts face some unique students earning BM or BFA degrees. All students will bechallenges during their college search. The type of artists, and the atmosphere is often highly, application process, and school philosophy are Some larger universities offer BFA/BM degrees as welljust a few of the important things to consider. as BA degrees in the arts. You may find somewhat self- contained music or arts schools within the larger university.A DIFFERENCE OF DEGREE In this atmosphere, students can pursue the more special- ized degree while keeping the door open to taking a few Prospective arts majors have two degree options: the liberal arts courses (which may be unavailable at special-first, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with a major in the ized music or arts schools). In addition, a university-basedarts; the second, a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) for art- arts program might give you the option of pursuing a doubleists/performers or Bachelor of Music (BM) for musicians. degree, such as a BM in Music and a BA in History.The BA degree is the typical liberal arts degree, with asurvey of courses in different areas and a specialty cho-sen in one area; students who major in English, history, THE APPLICATION PROCESSand other humanities majors also earn BA degrees. The In addition to completing a typical college application,BFA or BM degree is more intensely focused in the arts. students in the visual or performing arts will need to pre- There is a world of difference between a BA in Music pare a portfolio or audition. Each school will have differentand a BM in Music. A BA in Music consists of a lot of requirements, listed in their collateral and on their outside of the music major and approximately Keep in mind that although a portfolio or audition is an12 or so courses within it. It may not be enough for the important part of the application, arts programs do consid-student who wants a passionate musical experience. er academic records and test scores. Most colleges balanceA BM in Music, however, is essentially a professional students’ creative talent with their academic with rigorous study through coursework in musichistory and theory. ASSESSING YOUR ABILITIES Which degree you choose depends on your college If youre interested in pursuing an arts major andand career goals. If you have a high degree of commit- career, now is the time to seek objective opinions of yourment to your art and desire an arts-focused college abilities in the field.experience, a BFA or BM might be right for you. If youwould rather study a variety of subjects along with your In addition to asking for honest advice from higharts major, a BA may be the way to go. school and private teachers, students can also get outside assessment from professionals at a local symphony, dance troupe, or theater company. Visual arts studentsTYPES OF COLLEGES can receive portfolio evaluations from college representa- Visual and performing arts students have several tives at one of the many National Portfolio Days. Seetypes of colleges to consider. Conservatories and stand- for details. 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES | 7
  • 10. WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS SCHOOL OTHER CONSIDERATIONS FACILITIES All students benefit from visiting the colleges that interest In addition to checking out dorm rooms, class- them and asking questions about academics, student life, and rooms, and athletic facilities, art students should other facets of the college experience. As an arts student, you look at a colleges studio space or practice rooms, have additional questions to consider. performance or exhibit venues on campus, computer resources, and any other resources specific to your field The opportunity to perform, of study. And ask questions about how accessible these exhibit, and have active internships resources are to students: attractive studios are of no is vital to a young artists education. help if there arent enough to go around. A GOOD FIT LOCATION Finally, as for every student, visual and performing The location of your chosen college may be more important arts students need to find a college that fits their per- to you than to students with other majors. For example, arts sonality, interests, and goals. Its easy to be dazzled by students attending school in urban areas will have access to the prestige of a top professional school or arts depart- professional venues such as museums, galleries, theaters, and ment and overlook the question of whether the program concerts. Additionally, the opportunity to perform, exhibit, and is right for you. No matter how talented the student and have active internships is vital to a young artists education. how wonderful the school, fit is always crucial. ArtsBridge INTENSE COLLEGE ADVISING IN THE PERFORMING ARTS Educational Consultants specializing in the Performing ArtsF ORMERLY T HE A RTS E DGE
  • 11. FOLLOW YOUR PATH Are you ready to take the first steps towards a creative career? NewSchool o Archite u e d Design can help NewSchool of Architecture and Design can help you find hoo tectur te e D sign i n e that path, and achieve your end goals. h h d h d l + Architecture* + Landscape Architecture + Digital Media Arts + Construction Management Learn more @ www.NewSchoolArch.eduNewSchool of Architecture and Design is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to NewSchool of Architecture and Design offers the followingaward bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees. NAAB-accredited degree programs:*In the United States, most state registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree pro- B. Arch. (235 quarter undergraduate credits) gram as a prerequisite for licensure. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which is the sole agency M. Arch. (pre-professional degree + 90 quarter graduate credits) authorized to accredit U.S. professional degree programs in architecture, recognizes three types of degrees: the M. Arch. (non-pre-professional degree + 135 quarter credits) Bachelor of Architecture, the Master of Architecture, and the Doctor of Architecture. A program may be granted a M. Arch. (license +pre-professional degree + 45 quarter credits) 6-year, 3-year, or 2-year term of accreditation, depending on the extent of its conformance with established educa- Next accreditation visit for all programs: 2016 tional standards. Doctor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degree programs may consist of a pre-professional undergraduate degree and a professional graduate degree that, when earned sequentially, constitute an accredited professional education. However, the pre-professional degree is not, by itself, recognized as an accredited degree.
  • 12. ARTIST PROFILE EMILYIn Her Own MCMAHON from Stony Brook, New York, 21-year- old Art EducationWords Master’s Candidate at Boston UniversityWhy did you decide to go to a Performing & VisualArts School? How did you research and ultimatelyselect the school?I had a checklist of things that I wanted to getout of my education. I first looked at schools thatoffered Art Education as a major. Next, I weighedthe pros and cons of going to an exclusively visualarts school, but I wanted the option of taking liberalarts classes. Boston University offered me a verywell-rounded education, with a strong foundation indrawing from which I could expand my technique inother disciplines. What did you have to do to apply?What arts major did you specifically study or I had to submit a portfolio showing a breadth of artwork,are studying? including projects created for the AP Studio Art Exam,I obtained a BFA in Painting with a minor in portraits, still life drawings, observational studies andPrintmaking, and am currently enrolled in the sketches. I thought it was important to show process as wellMaster’s Program in Art Education. Art is different as product. After my portfolio was submitted, I brought otherfrom other areas of education—you can learn and examples of my work to be reviewed by a professor. I wasimprove, but natural talent is important to succeed. asked to explain my thought process, techniques, challenges,I chose painting based on my skills. But I also tried and goals established when creating my works.glassblowing in Venice, bookmaking, photography,sculpture and ceramics, and even graphic design.Experimenting opened my eyes to new things and What advice do you offer students who want to attend adeveloped passions that I never knew I had. Performing & Visual Arts School? Any student considering a PVA school should think about what they want to get out of their education. I didnt want to be in the middle of nowhere; I wanted to be in a city with " Art is different from galleries, museums, and a strong artistic community. Next, students should see what else colleges have to offer, likeother areas of education— liberal arts classes. Research your professors—make sure they are experienced, working artists. That way, they can giveyou can learn and improve, you the best insight on how to succeed. I had a wonderful set of professors; the ones who challenged me the most but natural talent is taught me how to be a better artist. Also, find out what the facilities are like. Good studios make all the difference in pro- important to succeed." duction. Finally, do what makes you happy. If you are not passionate about what you are doing, it will reflect in your work. 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES | 11
  • 13. Tips to Showcase Your Talent by Hilary Dobel pplying to a school for performing or DANCE visual arts (PVA) can be especially For in-person auditions, you’ll need to provide a nerve-wracking because having some- CD or sheet music for accompaniment to your solo one judge your art – your talent – can dance. Make sure to bring the CD in a labeled jewel be highly subjective. But you’ve already case so it doesn’t get lost or scratched! If you’re made the brave and difficult decision to pursue your submitting an audition DVD, many schools want artistic dream, so the best thing you can do is give your- shots of you from the side (especially for barre self every possible advantage when applying to schools. exercises) as well as from the front. Depending on how different the requirements of each school are, The centerpiece of your application is where you you might find it easier to film a series of short showcase your talent: your portfolio or your audition. To sections separately, then edit them together to tailor make the best impression, read the guidelines for each your audition video to each school. Many schools school carefully. For example, some schools might prefer also ask that you wear a particular dance outfit, so digital .jpeg files while others might ask for 35 mm slide make sure you’re dressed for success. transparencies. Double check, then check again! THEATER AND VOICE Here are some of TeenLife’s tips for young Your appearance here is important. Choose artists as you’re preparing to take the next step in your clothing that’s flattering and neat, and keep any creative career: makeup simple. Headshots and a resume are universally required, so have a small stockpile VISUAL ARTS AND GRAPHIC DESIGN printed–and you don’t have to spend a ton of money If you’re photographing your work, check out Bowdoin’s online guide to using natural and artificial light ( photographing-art.shtml). For digital files, 72 dpi and a max height of 1000 pixels are standard specifications, but make sure that’s what your schools want, too. You can submit your files by mail on a USB flash drive or CD, but some schools also let you post them to online services like,, or If you’re submitting slides, you can find Kodachrome and Ektachrome film in art stores or online. Consider a mail-order slide processing service like Coopers Imaging if you can’t find a developer locally. LEEDS COLLEGE OF MUSIC’s Chamber Orchestra and Chorus rehearsing for performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with guest conductor Maestro Murry Sidlin. See listing on page 29, ad on page 19.12 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 14. on headshots to have a great photo. If you’re auditioning FILMin person, don’t get upset or flustered if the panel wants Stick to the running time given in the school’s guide-you to make an adjustment to a monologue or song. It can lines! If you have a script or storyboard, the admissionsactually mean that they’re impressed with you and want committee may be interested in seeing those, too, so checkto see how you take direction! You may also be asked to the website for details. It’s difficult for high school studentsimprovise–to cold-read a scene for acting or to sight-read to make even a movie with limited resources, and filmif you’re singing. schools know that. Because of this, many of them accept work from other genres. If you have a short story you’reMUSIC proud of or an essay that rocks, use that to give yourself an Musicians auditioning long-distance may need to edge. Film schools want to know that you can tell a story,submit more than just a CD of their music. Increasingly, and you can show them your capabilities even if you don’tschools want DVD auditions, including close-ups of em- have a prizewinning short.bouchure or fingering. In person, remember that you havea limited amount of time–don’t be alarmed if the panel No matter your genre, your audition or portfolio iscuts you off before a song is finished and asks to hear an- about breadth as well as depth. You’ll need to demonstrateother one. They just want to see as much from you as they proficiency with a range of styles or expressive modes, suchcan. Remember to bring multiple copies of your sheet as a classical aria and a jazz standard, or ballet and modernmusic, since the panel will want to be able to see what dance. Choose pieces you love, no matter what, and youryou’re playing to help them evaluate your performance. passion and talent will come through–and that’s sure to catchAnd, like singers, come ready to sight-read. the eye of the selection committee. WHERE A GOOD START BEGINS. A successful education starts with ambition, the desire and hope of a bright future. A future where anything is possible. We’re for fueling that ambition and helping students achieve their goals. Citizens Bank supports students throughout their college experience with: • TRUFIT STUDENT LOAN® • TRUFIT GOOD CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIPTM • STUDENT BANKING For more information visit or call our education specialists at 1-800-708-6684. Member FDIC. Citizens Bank is a brand name of RBS Citizens, N.A. and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania.
  • 15. 2012 NACAC Performing & Visual Arts College Fair ExhibitorsThe National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Performing & Visual Arts College Fairstake place in 19 cities across the country each fall. They are an important resource for fine arts studentsinterested in pursuing undergraduate and graduate programs of study in the areas of music, theatre, dance,visual arts, graphic design, film production, and other related disciplines. Weve listed the colleges belowthat will be exhibiting at one or more of the NACAC Performing & Visual Arts Fairs. Check out the list so youcan contact your choice schools for more information. ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART + PERFORMING & DESIGN (ACAD) VISUAL ARTS COLLEGE ACAD is committed to an academic FAIR EXHIBITORS and studio-based education for students in fine art, design, craft and digital media. The result is a AARON COPLAND SCHOOL rigorous program, which produces OF MUSIC critical thinkers, creative problem Majors: D, M, MT solvers and artists with well-defined Website: practices. Majors: G, P, V, O ACADEMY OF INTERACTIVE Location: Calgary, AB, Canada ENTERTAINMENT Website: AIE offers real-world training in Game Art Phone: (403) 284-7600 & Design, Programming, 3D Animation Email: and Visual FX with proven results. Our courses are practical, 100% relevant ALMA COLLEGE and delivered by industry-experienced Majors: D, G, M, P, T, O teachers in a creatively demanding studio Website: environment. Majors: F, G, V, O AMDA COLLEGE AND Location: Seattle, WA & Lafayette, LA CONSERVATORY OF THE Website: PERFORMING ARTS THE AMERICAN ACADEMY Phone: (206) 428-6350 AMDA is recognized as one of OF DRAMATIC ARTS allows Email: America’s premier institutions for students to learn how to be in front and behind the camera. performing arts education, offering ADELPHI UNIVERSITY See listing on page 15, ad on dual Bachelor of Fine Arts and Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V, O the inside front cover. Conservatory Programs at campuses Website: in New York and Los Angeles. Majors: M, MT Location: New York, NY & Los Angeles, CA D: Dance F: Film G: Graphic Design M: Music MT: Musical Theater P: Photography T: Theater Website: V: Visual/Fine Arts O: Other *Visit school website. Phone: (888) 474-9444 Email: 14 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 16. EXHIBITORSAMERICAN ACADEMY OF ART ANDERSON UNIVERSITY ART ACADEMY OF CINCINNATIMajors: G, P, V Majors: D, G, M, MT, T, V, O Majors: G, P, V, OWebsite: Website: Website: www.artacademy.eduTHE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ANDREW COLLEGE ART CENTER COLLEGE OFDRAMATIC ARTS Majors: F, G, M, MT, T, V DESIGNAs the first conservatory for actors in Website: Majors: F, G, Pthe English-speaking world, The Website: www.artcenter.eduAmerican Academy of Dramatic Arts ANNA MARIA COLLEGEoffers a long-standing tradition of Majors: G, M, T, O THE ART INSTITUTESexcellence that’s simply unrivaled Website: Majors: F, G, P, Vamong acting schools. Website: www.artinstitutes.eduMajors: F, T ANTONELLI INSTITUTELocation: New York, NY & Majors: G, P ARTSABROAD SUMMERLos Angeles, CA Website: PROGRAMSWebsite: Majors: D, F, G, M, P, TPhone: (800) 463-8990 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY Website: www.artsabroad.orgEmail: Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Website: AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITYAMERICAN COLLEGE DUBLIN Majors: F, M, MT, T, VMajors: D, T, V, O Website: www.aug.eduWebsite: 2 & 21 21
  • 17. EXHIBITORSBALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY BERRY COLLEGE BRADLEY UNIVERSITYCONSERVATORY OF MUSIC Majors: M, T, V Majors: G, M, P, T, V320 empowered undergraduate music Website: Website: www.bradley.edumajors within a liberal arts university nearCleveland, Ohio. Nationally recognized for THE BOSTON CONSERVATORY BROOKS INSTITUTEmusic theatre. We offer 100% placement Known for its professional faculty, Majors: F, G, P, Ofor BME and music therapy. Compelling intimate community and multi- Website: www.brooks.edunew curriculum for real-world success. disciplinary degree offerings in72 faculty; inspired teaching. music, dance and theater, The Boston BUCKNELL UNIVERSITYMajors: M, T, V Conservatory prepares and inspires Majors: M, T, VLocation: Berea, OH its students to perform at the highest Website: www.bucknell.eduWebsite: level in their art and in their lives.Phone: (866) BW-MUSIC Majors: D, M, MT BURLINGTON COLLEGEEmail: or Location: Boston, MA Majors: F, G, P, V, O Website: Website: www.burlington.eduBALL STATE UNIVERSITY Phone: (617) 912-9153Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Email: admissions@ BUTLER UNIVERSITYWebsite: Majors: D, M, T, O Website: www.butler.eduBARD COLLEGE CONSERVATORY BOSTON UNIVERSITYOF MUSIC COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS CALIFORNIA COLLEGEMajors: M Majors: G, M, T, V OF THE ARTSWebsite: Website: Majors: F, G, P, V, O Website: www.cca.eduBELHAVEN UNIVERSITY BOWLING GREEN STATEMajors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V UNIVERSITYWebsite: Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V Website: A CLAYTON STATE UNIVERSITYBELMONT UNIVERSITY student practicing the tuba in a studio. See listing on page 18, ad on page 47.Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, VWebsite: www.belmont.eduBENNINGTON COLLEGEMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T, VWebsite: www.bennington.eduBERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSICBerklee College of Music was foundedon the revolutionary principle that thebest way to prepare students for careersin music is through the study and practiceof contemporary music.Majors: MLocation: Boston, MAWebsite: www.berklee.eduPhone: 800 BERKLEE (237-5533)Email: admissions@berklee.eduD: Dance F: Film G: Graphic Design M: MusicMT: Musical Theater P: Photography T: Theater 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES | 17V: Visual/Fine Arts O: Other*Visit school website. (continued on page 19)
  • 18. EXHIBITORSCALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OFTHE ARTS (CALARTS)Founded in 1961, CalArts is the firstprivate institution granting both MFAand BFA degrees in the visual andperforming arts. CalArts’ six schools:Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater, occupy acampus 30 miles north of Los Angeles.Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V, OLocation: Valencia, CAWebsite: www.calarts.eduPhone: (661) 255-1050Email: admis@calarts.eduCAP21 MUSICAL THEATRECONSERVATORYCAP21 Professional Musical TheatreTraining Programs develop actorsto be competitive in the industry.Expectations are high and the trainingprepares students to confidently CENTRAL WASHINGTON A COLUMBIA COLLEGE HOLLYWOODcombine the skills of acting, singing UNIVERSITY actress gets her makeup touched upand dancing. Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V prior to a scene being shot. See listingMajors: MT Website: on page 20, ad on page 35.Location: New York, NYWebsite: CHAPMAN UNIVERSITYPhone: (212) 807-0202 Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OFEmail: Website: MUSIC Majors: MCARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT Website: www.cim.eduFounded in 1912, Carnegie Mellon’s UNIVERSITYSchool of Music educates outstanding, Majors: D, M, T COE COLLEGEintellectually gifted musicians. Offering Website: Majors: G, M, P, TBachelor and Master’s degrees, Website: www.coe.eduCertificates and the Artist Diploma, the CLAYTON STATE UNIVERSITYSchool of Music provides an exciting Clayton State University is located COLLEGE OF VISUAL ARTSand dynamic environment where you 15 miles from downtown Atlanta The College of Visual Arts is acan pursue your passion. in a beautiful lakeside setting. The private, accredited, four-yearMajors: M, O Department of Visual and Performing college of art and design offeringLocation: Pittsburgh, PA Arts includes majors in Communication a Bachelor of Fine Arts degreeWebsite: and Media Studies, Music, and in fashion design, fine arts,Phone: (412) 268-4118 Theatre, with a minor available in Art. graphic design, illustration,Email: music-admissions@andrew. Majors: M, T and Location: Morrow, GA Majors: G, P, V, O Website: Location: Saint Paul, MNCENTENARY COLLEGE Phone: (678) 466-4750 Website: www.cva.eduMajors: D, F, G, T Email: Phone: (651) 757-4000Website: Email: admissions@cva.edu18 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 19. A Leading ProgressiveConservatoireBA (Hons) MusicLeeds College of Music - the onlyEnglish conservatoire with All-SteinwaySchool status - offers an excitingand distinctive degree in Music withspecialisms in Classical, Jazz, PopularMusic, and Production.Visit the Leeds College of Music standat the New York City Performing andVisual Arts College Fair, Tuesday 16October, 6.30pm - 9.30pm, Jacob K.Javits Convention Center, 655 West34th Street, New York, NY 10001.Discover more about Leeds atwww.leedsliveitloveit.comCourse Enquiries+44 (0)113 222 @LeedsMusic
  • 20. EXHIBITORSCOLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY COLUMBIA COLLEGE CORNISH COLLEGE OFDEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, HOLLYWOOD THE ARTSTHEATRE AND DANCE Private accredited college that Majors: D, G, M, P, T, OComplete your artistic training in awards Bachelor and Associate of Website: www.cornish.eduone of the nation’s finest teaching, Fine Arts degrees in Film Production,performance, and exhibition venues, Television Production and CUNYthe exquisite University Center for Entertainment Business. Majors: Visit school website.the Arts. CSU offers degrees in Majors: F, P, V, O Website: www.cuny.edumusic, theatre, dance, and visual art. Location: Los Angeles, CAScholarships are available. Website: CUNY HUNTER COLLEGEMajors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V Phone: (818) 345-8414 Majors: D, F, M, TLocation: Fort Collins, CO Email: Website: www.hunter.cuny.eduWebsite: www. uca.colostate.eduPhone: (970) 491-5529 CONCORDIA COLLEGE DEAN COLLEGEEmail: Majors: G, M, T, V, O Majors: D, MT, T Website: www.cord.eduz Website: www.dean.eduCOLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGOThe largest, most diverse, non-profit CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO DEPAUL UNIVERSITYarts college in the nation offering Majors: M, MT, T, V SCHOOL OF MUSICprograms in the visual, performing, Website: Approximately 400 music majors workmedia and communication arts— toward degrees in performance, jazzgrounded in a liberal arts and sciences CONVERSE COLLEGE studies, music education, composition,curriculum. A college designed by Majors: D, M, MT, P, T, V sound recording technology, andcreatives, for creatives just like you. Website: performing arts management, with aMajors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V faculty drawn from members of theLocation: Chicago, IL CORCORAN COLLEGE OF Chicago Symphony, Lyric Opera andWebsite: ART + DESIGN Chicago’s major jazz and chamberPhone: (312) 369-7130 Majors: G, P, V, O musicians.Email: Website: Majors: M Location: Chicago, IL Website: Phone: (773) 325-7444 Email: THE THEATRE SCHOOL AT DEPAUL UNIVERSITY The Theatre School at DePaul University is located in Chicago’s world-class theatre community. Conservatory training in 12 BFA theatre majors. Learning-by-doing in 40 productions each year. Audition/ Interview required. Talent & Academic awards available. Majors: T Location: Chicago, IL DEPAUL SCHOOL OF MUSIC. DePaul Opera Theatres production of Die Fledermaus. See listing on this page, ad on page 31. Website: Phone: (773) 325-7999 Email: theatreadmissions@depaul.edu20 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 21. At the core of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) undergraduateeducation is an awareness that the boundaries between artistic fields are fluid, andthe most interesting developments in art and design occur in spaces where previouslyonly borders existed. Our interdisciplinary curriculum supports and encouragesexploration across all | | 800.232.7242
  • 22. EXHIBITORS DEPAUW UNIVERSITY SCHOOL DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY MARY EI SCHOOL OF PRO MAKEUP OF MUSIC PAPPERT SCHOOL OF MUSIC Majors: O Students in the DePauw School of Whether your interests lie in Website: Music know they will be heard. Our performance, technology, education small class sizes, our caring faculty, or therapy, the Mary Pappert ELMHURST COLLEGE and the absence of graduate students School of Music has the faculty and Majors: G, M, T, O guarantee that you are heard from the resources to prepare you for your Website: very beginning of your career. Come future career. Talent and academic see what it feels like to be heard. awards available. Auditions by EMERSON COLLEGE Majors: M appointment. Majors: G, T Location: Greencastle, IN Majors: M Website: Website: Location: Pittsburgh, PA Phone: (765) 658-4380 Website: EMORY & HENRY COLLEGE Email: Phone: (412) 396-5064 Majors: G, M, T, O Email: Website: DESALES UNIVERSITY Majors: D, T, O EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ENDICOTT COLLEGE Website: Mid-sized, liberal arts university Majors: G, P, V, O with an enrollment of 11,600, located Website: DESIGN INSTITUTE OF SAN DIEGO in east central IL. 47 undergraduate Majors: Visit school website. majors, 61 minors, and 29 graduate THE EVERGREEN STATE Website: programs. Signature programs: study COLLEGE abroad, integrative learning and Majors: D, F, M, P, T, V, O DIGIPEN INSTITUTE OF undergraduate research. Website: TECHNOLOGY NCAA Div 1. Majors: O Majors: F, G, M, MT, T, V EX’PRESSION COLLEGE Website: Location: Charleston, IL FOR DIGITAL ARTS Website: Majors: Visit school website. DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS COLLEGE Phone: (217) 581-2223 Website: Majors: G, O Email: Website: FACULTY OF FINE ARTS - EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY YORK UNIVERSITY DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY OF Majors: F, M, MT, P, T, V, O Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V, O CALIFORNIA Website: Website: Majors: D, G, M Website: EASTERN UNIVERSITY FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON Majors: D, M, T UNIVERSITY DOWLING COLLEGE Website: Majors: F, G, P, T, O Majors: G, M, T, V Website: Website: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY FASHION INSTITUTE OF DREW UNIVERSITY Majors: F, G, M, T, V TECHNOLOGY, SUNY Majors: D, M, MT, T, V Website: Majors: G, P, V Website: Website: EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC DREXEL UNIVERSITY Majors: M FIDM/FASHION Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, O Website: INSTITUTE OF DESIGN & Website: MERCHANDISING Majors: G, O Website: www.fidm.edu22 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 23. “IAFT is one of the BEST FILM SCHOOLS EXHIBITORS in the world.” - The Hollywood Reporter FINLANDIA UNIVERSITY Majors: G, M Website: FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE Majors: F, M, MT, T Website: FLORIDA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS Learn from the experts Hands-on training Majors: D, G, MT, P, T, V Small class sizes Affordable tuition Website: Diploma Programs In: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY Filmmaking, Acting, and 3D Animation COLLEGE OF MUSIC Majors: M, MT Website: FREDONIA STATE UNIVERSITY SUNY Call Us Today To Get Started! Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O 1.800.504.7595| Website: Locations in Los Angeles & Miami GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V Website: Arts GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC Fine Majors: M Website: Viterbo University GETTYSBURG COLLEGEyou’ll find… Majors: F, M, T, V Website: THE GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Website: GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY Majors: D, F, M, T Website: GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS Majors: D, G, M, P, T, O Website: HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE Majors: D, F, M, P, T, V Website: HARRINGTON COLLEGE OF DESIGN 18 | TEENLIFE BOSTON: SCHOOL YEAR 2011-2012 Majors: G, P, O Website:
  • 24. EXHIBITORS THE HARTT SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD The Hartt School is the comprehensive performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford that offers outstanding undergraduate programs in music, dance, and theatre, and graduate programs in music. Auditions required; talent scholarships available. Majors: D, M, MT, T Location: West Hartford, CT Website: Phone: (860) 768-4465 Email: harttadm@hartford.eduStudents performing in DEPAUW UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF HASTINGS COLLEGEMUSIC 2011 production of the Tony Award-Winning Musical Majors: G, M, MT, P, T, V"Urinetown". See listing on page 22, ad on page 51. Website:
  • 25. EXHIBITORSHUMBER COLLEGE INSTITUTE INTERLOCHEN CENTER ITHACA COLLEGE SCHOOLOF TECHNOLOGY & ADVANCED FOR THE ARTS OF MUSICLEARNING Majors: O Since its founding in 1892 as aOffering a dynamic learning Website: conservatory, the Ithaca College Schoolenvironment for students in of Music has earned its reputation as oneprograms from media to arts INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF of the best in the nation. Offering world-and beyond. Widely known for its FILM AND TELEVISION class faculty, performance opportunities,commitment to helping students IAFT’s boutique film schools prepare updated facilities, liberal arts coursesachieve both their academic and students for active careers in the and career goals, Humber is a great filmmaking industry. IAFT has Majors: F, M, P, Tplace for students to find their campuses around the globe and Location: Ithaca, NYpassion. offers students considerable hands- Website: F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O on experience with affordable tuition. Phone: (607) 274-3171Location: Toronto, ON, Canada Programs in filmmaking, acting, and Email: music@ithaca.eduWebsite: 3D Majors: F, O JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITYPhone: (416) 675-5067 Location: Burbank, CA and Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V Hollywood, FL Website: www.ju.eduILLINOIS WESLEYAN Website: www.iaft.netUNIVERSITY Phone: (800) 504-7595 JACOBS SCHOOL OF MUSICMajors: Visit school website. Email: Majors: MWebsite: Website: A LEADER IN EDUCATION Humber College (Toronto, Canada) offers a dynamic learning environment for students in programs from media to arts and beyond. Widely known for its commitment to helping students achieve both their academic and career goals, Humber is a great place for students to find their passion. OFFERING PROGRAMS IN: INTERNATIONAL.HUMBER.CA
  • 26. Where someone will say,“no one has ever tried that.”And they’ll be talkingabout you. Conservatory of Music Appleton, Wisconsin
  • 27. EXHIBITORSJAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY LA MUSIC ACADEMY LAWRENCE UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O COLLEGE OF MUSIC Lawrence University believesWebsite: Majors: M that education is a collaborative Website: experience. We are the nation’sJAZZSCHOOL INSTITUTE only conservatory of musicMajors: M LAFAYETTE COLLEGE within a college of liberal artsWebsite: Majors: F, G, P, V & sciences - both devoted Website: exclusively to undergraduateJOHNSON STATE COLLEGE education.Majors: D, M, P, T LAGRANGE COLLEGE Majors: M, T, VWebsite: Majors: G, M, P, T, V Location: Appleton, WI Website: Website: www.lawrence.eduTHE JUILLIARD SCHOOL Phone: (920) 832-6500Majors: D, M, T LAGUNA COLLEGE OF Email: admissions@lawrence.eduWebsite: ART + DESIGN Majors: G, V, O LEE UNIVERSITYKD COLLEGE FILM DRAMATIC Website: Majors: Visit school website.ARTS Website: www.leeuniversity.eduMajors: F, MT, TWebsite: www.kdstudio.comKENDALL COLLEGE OFART & DESIGNMajors: G, P, VWebsite: www.kcad.eduKENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITYMajors: D, G, M, P, T, VWebsite: www.kennesaw.eduKEYSTONE COLLEGEMajors: G, P, V, OWebsite: www.keystone.eduKING COLLEGEMajors: D, M, MT, P, T, OWebsite: www.king.eduKINGSTON UNIVERSITYLONDONMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T, VWebsite: UNIVERSITYMajors: G, M, P, VWebsite: Behind the scenes at rehearsals for LEEDS COLLEGE OF MUSIC’s annual Gala Concert, held at the college’s 350-seat auditorium. See listing on next page, ad on page 19.28 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 28. EXHIBITORS CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS School of ArtLEEDS COLLEGE OF MUSICLeeds College of Music is a leading progressive School of Critical Studiesconservatoire, renowned for being a hub for highquality musical activity, and for preparing creative Sharon Disney Lund ney ymusicians for the world’s cultural industries.Classical, Jazz, Popular & Production pathways School of Danceavailable.Majors: M School of Film/VideoLocation: Leeds, UKWebsite: Herb AlperttPhone: +44 (0)113 222 3400Email: School of MusicLEES-MCRAE COLLEGE School of TheaterLees-McRae College Division of Creative andFine Arts takes learning far beyond the classroom.Programs include Communication Arts & Design,MFA Musical Theatre, and Performing Arts Studies.Broyhill Theatre. Art and Costume Studios. Mac calarts.eduand Photo Labs. Performing Arts Scholarships s.eduavailable. (800) 545-2787Majors: D, G, MT, P, T, VLocation: Banner Elk, NCWebsite: www.lmc.eduPhone: (800) 280-4562 Where YourEmail: admissions@lmc.eduLIMESTONE COLLEGEMajors: Visit school website.Website: Career BeginsLINDENWOOD UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T Undergraduate and graduate programsWebsite: Performance opportunities in large ensembles and chamber groupsLIU BROOKLYNMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V 4:1 Student to teacher ratioWebsite: All Steinway School with over 60 practice/rehearsal spacesLOS ANGELES ACADEMY OFFIGURATIVE ART Scholarships and assistantships availableMajors: VWebsite: www.laafa.orgD: Dance F: Film G: Graphic Design M: MusicMT: Musical Theater P: Photography T: TheaterV: Visual/Fine Arts O: Other*Visit school website. 412.396.6080
  • 29. EXHIBITORS MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE Marymount Manhattan College is a four-year, private, coeducational college located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Students receive strong pre-MARYMOUNT professional training and an excellentMANHATTAN liberal arts education, complemented byCOLLEGE art an extensive internship program.majors can Majors: D, F, G, MT, P, T, V, Ochoose from fourconcentrations. Location: New York, NYMMC offers Website: www.mmm.edustudio art, Phone: (800)-MARYMOUNTgraphic design, Email: admissions@mmm.eduphotography, andart history. See MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGElisting this page,ad on page 37. OF ART AND DESIGN Majors: G, P, V Website: MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Majors: M, T Website: MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY MUSIC DEPARTMENT Majors: M Website: LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY LYNN UNIVERSITY The LSU Department of Theatre Majors: M MCNALLY SMITH COLLEGE offers concentrations in Arts Website: OF MUSIC Administration, Design/Technology, Majors: M Film/TV, Performance, Physical MAINE COLLEGE OF ART Website: Theatre and Theatre Studies. In Majors: G, P, V, O addition, the Department has a Website: MERCY COLLEGE professional Equity theatre company, Majors: G, M Swine Palace, on campus. MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC Website: Majors: MT, T, V Majors: M Location: Baton Rouge, LA Website: MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY Website: Majors: D, G, M Phone: (225) 578-4174 MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE Website: Email: Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V Website: MIAMI UNIVERSITY LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW Majors: G, M, P, T ORLEANS MARYLHURST UNIVERSITY Website: Majors: G, M, T, V Majors: M, P Website: Website: D: Dance F: Film G: Graphic Design M: Music MT: Musical Theater P: Photography T: Theater 30 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES V: Visual/Fine Arts O: Other *Visit school website.
  • 30. Building YourMusical FutureVisit us at or
  • 31. WE BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF YOUR CREATIVITY. Join us for one of our annual Open Houses! Fall: November 3, 2012 Spring: April 6, 2013
  • 32. EXHIBITORSMICHAEL HOWARD STUDIOSMajors: F, T, OWebsite: www.MichaelHowardStudios.comMICHIGAN STATE COLLEGE OF MUSICMajors: MWebsite: UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T, VWebsite: UNIVERSITYMajors: D, G, M, P, TWebsite: www.millikin.eduMILLS COLLEGEMajors: D, M, OWebsite: www.mills.eduMILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN(MIAD)Majors: G, P, V, OWebsite: www.miad.eduMINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGNMajors: GWebsite: www.mcad.eduMINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICALCOLLEGEMajors: F, G, M, P, T, VWebsite: My FutureMISSOURI WESTERN STATE UNIVERSITYMajors: F, G, M, MT, T, V ElevatedWebsite: www.missouriwestern.eduMONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, VWebsite: COLLEGE OF ARTMajors: F, G, P, V, OWebsite: www.montserrat.eduMOORES SCHOOL OF MUSICMajors: MWebsite: (continued on page 19)
  • 33. EXHIBITORS MOREHEAD STATE NAROPA UNIVERSITY THE NEW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY Majors: D, M, T, V Live, study, and play in one of the Majors: D, F, G, M, T, V Website: world’s most exciting cities. A leading Website: university, The New School seamlessly NCAD connects the classroom to New York MOUNT IDA COLLEGE Majors: G, P, V City and the world beyond. Liberal Majors: G, O Website: Arts, Art and Design, Performing Arts. Website: Majors: D, G, M, P, T, V, O NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY Location: New York, NY MOUNT MARY COLLEGE Majors: M Website: Majors: G, O Website: Phone: (800) 292-3040 Website: Email: NEW HAMPSHIRE MUHLENBERG COLLEGE INSTITUTE OF ART THE NEW SCHOOL FOR JAZZ Majors: D, F, M, P, T, O Majors: G, P, V, O Majors: M Website: Website: Website: MUSICIANS INSTITUTE NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY THE NEW SCHOOL: Majors: F, M Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T MANNES COLLEGE Website: Website: Majors: M Website: PROGRAMArts AdministrationDesign/TechnologyFilm and Television (New Program – Fall 2012)PerformancePhysical Theatre (New Program – Fall 2012)Theatre StudiesDance (Minor)LSU Theatre is home to Swine Palace, a professionalEquity theatre company in residence at LSU. SwinePalace provides LSU Theatre students the extraordinaryopportunity to work alongside and behind-the-sceneswith Equity actors and stage managers, United ScenicArtists designers, and SDC directors.Now accepting applications for our BA programsBaton Rouge,
  • 34. EXHIBITORS YOUR PLACE TO PREPARE FOR ATHE NEW YORK CONSERVATORY LIFE IN ARTFOR DRAMATIC ARTSNYCDA is one of the premier film, television andtheater training grounds in the country. Located inthe heart of NYC, we offer real life hands-on trainingin both the art as well as the business of acting.Majors: F, T, O PCA&D offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)Location: New York, New York degree program with majors in: graphic design,Website: illustration, fine art, photographyPhone: (888) 645-0030Email: info@sft.eduNEW YORK FILM ACADEMYMajors: F, MT, P, T, OWebsite: www.nyfa.comNEWBERRY COLLEGE To register for an open house, call us at 800-689-0379 ext. 1001Majors: G, M, MT, T, V or visit 204 N. Prince Street Lancaster, PA PCAD.EDU admissions@pcad.eduNEWSCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGNAs an innovative, hands-on architecture and designschool in California, NewSchool of Architecture andDesign (NSAD) offers a student-centric learningenvironment along with access to a faculty of highlyexperienced practitioners.Majors: G, V, OLocation: San Diego, CAWebsite: www.newschoolarch.eduPhone: (800) 490-7081Email: nsadinquiries@newschoolarch.eduNIAGARA UNIVERSITYMajors: TWebsite: www.niagara.eduNORTH PARK UNIVERSITYMajors: G, M, P, T, VWebsite: www.northpark.eduNORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T, VWebsite: www.niu.eduNORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, VWebsite: COLUMBIA COLLEGE HOLLYWOOD
  • 35. EXHIBITORSNYU STEINHARDT PACE UNIVERSITY PENNSYLVANIA STATEMUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V UNIVERSITYMajors: D, M, MT, T, V Website: Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, OWebsite: Website: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY PIEDMONT COLLEGENYU STEINHARDT STUDIO ART Majors: D, G, M, T Majors: G, M, MT, P, T, VMajors: V Website: Website: www.piedmont.eduWebsite: PCPA THEATERFEST PNCA | PACIFIC NORTHWESTOBERLIN CONSERVATORY Majors: MT, T COLLEGE OF ARTMajors: M Website: Majors: G, P, VWebsite: Website: PEABODY CONSERVATORY OFTHE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY MUSIC AT JOHNS HOPKINS POINT PARK UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V UNIVERSITY Point Park University’s ConservatoryWebsite: Majors: M of Performing Arts combines hands- Website: on experience and rigorous trainingOKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY with internationally recognized masterOklahoma City University is a private PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF teachers, directors, producers, writersUnited Methodist University founded in ART & DESIGN and choreographers that will help1904. Located in the heart of Oklahoma Pennsylvania College of Art & Design transform your dreams into reality.City, OCU has more than 2,100 is a professional visual arts college Majors: D, F, MT, Tundergraduates and 1,700 graduate offering bachelor’s degree programs Location: Pittsburgh, PAstudents. With a 11:1 student/faculty in fine art, photography, graphic Website: www.pointpark.eduratio, the average class size is 17. design and illustration. We are your Phone: (800) 321-0129Majors: D, F, M, MT, P, T, V place to prepare for a life in art. Email: enroll@pointpark.eduLocation: Oklahoma City, OK Majors: G, P, V, OWebsite: Location: Lancaster, PA PORTLAND ACTORSPhone: (405) 208-5000 Website: CONSERVATORYEmail: Phone: (800) 689-0379 Majors: T Email: Website: www.actorsconservatory.comOLD DOMINION UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T, VWebsite: COLLEGE OF ARTAND CRAFTMajors: V, OWebsite: NEWSCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE ANDOTIS COLLEGE OF DESIGN NewSchoolART AND DESIGN faculty member HectorMajors: G, P, V, O Perez helps a studentWebsite: set up his model. See listing on page 35, ad on page 9.36 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 37. Do Performing Artists EXHIBITORS go to College? YOU BET! PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY Majors: F, G, M, MT, T, V, O Website: With an unprecedented PURCHASE COLLEGE, SUNY success rate of helping Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V Website: students achieve their college performing PURDUE UNIVERSITY arts dreams, US Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V, O Website: Performing Arts will help RACLIN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O you hone Website: your audition material and RADFORD UNIVERSITY Majors: D, M, T sharpen your Website: interview skills. REGENT UNIVERSITY Majors: F, T, O Website: REINHARDT UNIVERSITY Majors: M, MT, T Website: RICE UNIVERSITY Majors: M Website: RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN Majors: F, G, P, V, O Website: RMCAD Majors: F, G, P, V Website: SM ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Majors: F, G, P, V, O Website: Weekend Boot Camps late fall and early winter for those applying for Fall 2013 college admissions. ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN One Week Intensives this summer for those Majors: G, P applying for Fall 2014 college admissions. Website: Register now: or ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY call 888.497.3553 Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V Website: Photo courtesy of UCLA Arts Camps/TFT
  • 38. Study in New York and Los Angeles Learn More About Our 2-year Conservatory and 4-year BFA Programs Nationwide Auditions for Admissions and Scholarships 800-367-7908
  • 39. EXHIBITORS ROWAN UNIVERSITY Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V Website: ROYAL CONSERVATOIRE OF SCOTLAND & THE GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V Website: ROYAL WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC & DRAMA (RWCMD) RWCMD is the National Conservatory of Wales, a centre of excellence for performing arts and the first All-Steinway Conservatory in the UK. RWCMD is also honoured to have HRH Prince Charles as Patron. Give yourself the competitive edge; be a Royal graduate. Majors: M, MT, T Location: Cardiff, UK Website: Phone: 0044 29 2939 1361 Fall 2013 Entrance Email: Audition Dates E December 8 RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY January 26 OF NEW JERSEY, MASON GROSS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS January 27 (dance only) Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, the State February 15 – 17 University of New Jersey, is a professional school offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in Undergraduate programs in performance, dance, music, theater, and visual arts. music education, jazz studies, composition, Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V, O music production and technology, music Location: New Brunswick, NJ and performing arts management, music Website: theory, music history, music theatre, actor Phone: (848) 932-5208 training, and dance Email: Graduate programs in performance, RYERSON UNIVERSITY music education, composition, music Majors: D, F, G, P, V, O theory, music history, Suzuki pedagogy, Website: and conducting SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY Majors: F, G, M, T, V Website: www.sacredheart.eduAdmissions | The Hartt School | University of Hartford200 Bloomfield Avenue | West Hartford, CT 06117 SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V860.768.4465 | Website: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Website:
  • 41. EXHIBITORS SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE Majors: F, G, P, V Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V Website: Website: SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN Majors: F, G, P, T, O Majors: M Website: Website: SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO SANTA FE UNIVERSITY OF ART AND DESIGN The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, one of the Located in one of the world’s leading art centers, nations most influential art and design schools, offers a Santa Fe University of Art and Design offers unique interdisciplinary curriculum designed to provide degrees in arts management, contemporary students unparalleled opportunities to develop their music, creative writing, digital arts, graphic creative and critical abilities. design, film/video, performing arts, photography Majors: F, P, V and studio arts. Location: Chicago, IL Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Website: Location: Santa Fe, NM Phone: (312) 629-6100/ (800) 232-7242 Website: Email: Phone: (877) 732-5977 Email: enrollment@santafeuniversity.eduThe acting education of a lifetime... for a gifted, passionate few.+ Small, selective classes + Professional coursework We are focused on YOUR success! Web TV, Stage Combat, Stand-Up Comedy, Voice-Over & more...+ Summer Program + Federal financial aid Earn transferable college credits For those who qualifyFor more info about our scholarships, programs or to schedule your audition,simply call our Admission Office today at 888.645.0030 ext. 888.645.0030
  • 42. PURSUE YOUR PASSION Studio Art | Music | Theatre EXHIBITORSSCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OFFINE ARTS, BOSTONOne of only three art schools in the U.S. affiliatedwith a major museum—the Museum of FineArts, Boston—SMFA’s mission is to provide aninterdisciplinary fine arts education that valuescultural, artistic and intellectual diversity.Majors: F, G, P, V, OLocation: Boston, MAWebsite: www.smfa.eduPhone: (617) 369-3626Email: admissions@smfa.eduSEATTLE UNIVERSITYMajors: G, M, P, T, V, O Professional training with master teachers in a liberal arts environmentWebsite: small classes | individual mentoring | extraordinary opportunitiesSETON HILL UNIVERSITYMajors: D, G, M, MT, T, VWebsite: www.setonhill.eduSHENANDOAH CONSERVATORY D, M, MT, T, OWebsite: Check out the newSHORTER UNIVERSITYMajors: M, MT, T, VWebsite: TeenLife.comSIENA HEIGHTS UNIVERSITYMajors: G, M, MT, P, T, VWebsite: www.sienaheights.eduSMU MEADOWS SCHOOL OF THE ARTSMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T, OWebsite: www.meadows.smu.eduSNOW COLLEGEMajors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V FRESH DESIGN • IM PRO VED SEARCH • UPDATED CO NTENTWebsite: vpa can vpa.syr.eduSONOMA STATE UNIVERSITYMajors: D, M, TWebsite: take youSOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITYMajors: D, G, M, T there.Website: 33 Undergraduate 22 Graduate degreesSOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITYCARBONDALE 1 of a kind experience. pMajors: F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, OWebsite: College of Visual and Performing Arts Syracuse University
  • 43. EXHIBITORS SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY U OF I: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS Majors: F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V DEPARTMENT OF DANCE Website: Website: Majors: D Website: SOUTHWEST UNIVERSITY OF SWARTHMORE COLLEGE VISUAL ARTS Majors: D, F, M, T, V UCI-CLAIRE TREVOR SUVA offers BA degrees in Graphic Website: SCHOOL OF THE ARTS Design, Animation, Illustration, Majors: D, M, T, O Landscape Architecture, Interior SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY Website: Design and Advertising & Marketing; COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND BFA degrees in Photography and PERFORMING ARTS UCLA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS Studio Arts; and MFA degrees in The School of Art and Design offers Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V, O Motion Arts, Photography and 33 majors that challenge you to Website: Painting and Drawing. not only grow creatively, but also Majors: G, P, V, O to explore new experiences and UCLA THEATER, FILM & Location: Tucson, AZ & opportunities on campus, in the TELEVISION Albuquerque, NM Syracuse community, and around Majors: F, T Website: the world. Come to SU to Make Website: Phone: (800) 825-8753 Your Mark! Email: Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O UF COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS Location: Syracuse, NY Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V ST. OLAF COLLEGE Website: Website: Majors: D, F, M, MT, P, T, V, O Phone: (315) 443-2769 Website: UMBC-UNIVERSITY OF MD, Email: BALTIMORE COUNTY STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY TEMPLE UNIVERSITY’S BOYER Majors: D, M, T, V Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND Website: Website: DANCE Majors: D, M UNC SCHOOL OF THE ARTS STETSON UNIVERSITY Website: Majors: D, F, M, T, O Majors: M, T, V Website: Website: THEATRE OF ARTS Majors: F, T UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH STEVENSON UNIVERSITY Website: CAROLINA BEAUFORT Majors: F, G, P, T Majors: V Website: TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS Website: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY STUDIO INCAMMINATI Majors: D, M, P, T UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA Majors: V Website: DULUTH Website: Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V TRINITY COLLEGE Website: SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY Majors: D, M, T, V, O Majors: G, T, V, O Website: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON Website: Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V TULANE UNIVERSITY Website: SUNY COLLEGE AT POTSDAM Majors: D, F, M, MT, P, T, V Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Website: Website: www.potsdam.edu44 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 44. Dance Design & Production Including a Visual Arts Program Drama Filmmaking Music Training talented students from high school to graduate school for professional careers in the arts. Presenting more than 300 performances and screenings each year. UNCSA 1533 South Main St. Winston-Salem, NC 27127 Admissions: 336-770-3290 The audition and interview dates are different for each school.Visit our website for dates and locations. November 16, 2012 January 18, 2013 March 15, 2013
  • 45. EXHIBITORS UNIVERSITY OF MARY WASHINGTON Come to University of Mary Washington and pursue your passion. Studio Art. Music. Theatre. Professional training with master teachers in a liberal arts environment: Small classes. Individual mentoring. Extraordinary opportunities. Majors: D, M, T, V Location: Fredericksburg, VA Website: Phone: (800) 468-5614 Email: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF MUSIC Majors: M Website: UNIVERSITY OF Students prepare for an MASSACHUSETTS upcoming recital in a DARTMOUTH RUTGERS MASON GROSS UNIVERSITY OF DENVER LAMONT Majors: G, P, V, O SCHOOL OF THE ARTS dance SCHOOL OF MUSIC Website: studio. See listing on page Majors: M, T 40, ad on page 16. Website: UNIVERSITY OF lamont MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL Majors: G, M, P UNIVERSITY OF UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS Website: CINCINNATI - CCM AT CHICAGO - COLLEGE OF Majors: D, M, MT, T, O ARCHITECTURE AND THE ARTS UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI FROST Website: Majors: F, G, M, P, T, V, O SCHOOL OF MUSIC Website: Majors: M UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO Website: BOULDER UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SCHOOL Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V OF MUSIC UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN Website: Majors: M Majors: D, M, T Website: Website: UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON Majors: G, P, V, O UNIVERSITY OF LA VERNE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - Website: Majors: M, P, T ARCHITECTURE Website: Majors: O UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE Website: www.taubmancollege. DEPT. OF MUSIC UNIVERSITY OF MAINE Majors: M Majors: G, M, T, V, O Website: Website: UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA DULUTH Majors: D, G, M, MT, T, V46 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES Website:
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  • 47. EXHIBITORS UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI UNIVERSITY OF NORTH SCHOOL OF MUSIC SCHOOL OF MUSIC CAROLINA SCHOOL OF Majors: D, G, M, P, T, V, O Majors: M THE ARTS Website: Website: UNC School of the Arts. Train in professional schools UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MORRIS UNIVERSITY OF of Dance, D&P, Drama, Majors: D, M, T NEW HAVEN Filmmaking, and Music. Website: Majors: F, G, M, T Learn from professional Website: artists. Hundreds of UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY productions & screenings CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC AND DANCE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO in state-of-the-art facilities. The Conservatory offers an array of liberal Majors: D, F, G, M, P Ten performance venues arts and professional degree programs in Website: on campus. Immerse your Composition, Music Theory and Musicology; passion in art. Dance; Instrumental, Keyboard and Vocal UNIVERSITY OF Majors: D, F, M, MT, T, V, O Studies; Music Education/Music Therapy. NEW ORLEANS Location: Winston Salem, NC Merit awards and fellowships available. Majors: F, M, T, V Website: Majors: D, M Website: Phone: (336) 770-3290 Location: Kansas City, MO Email: admissions@uncsa. Website: edu Phone: (816) 235-2900 Email: cadmissions@umkc.eduUArts. Creativity The University of the Arts in Philadelphia
  • 48. EXHIBITORSUNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHMajors: D, G, M, T Majors: D, F, M, P, T, V CAROLINA BEAUFORTWebsite: Website: Majors: V Website: www.uscb.eduUNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINEMajors: D, G, M, P, T Majors: Visit school website. UNIVERSITY OF ST.Website: Website: THOMAS Majors: MUNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Website: The School of Music offers a conservatory The University of South Carolina musicapproach in a liberal arts setting. Small School of Music offers more than 20classes. Personal attention. Offering a music undergraduate and graduate UNIVERSITY OF TAMPABachelor or Arts in Music, Bachelor of degrees. Heavily-reduced tuition rates Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, VMusic and Master’s degrees. Talent awards are available for out-of-state students Website: www.ut.eduand graduate assistantships available. who earn music and/or academicMajors: M, T, V scholarships from the university. THE UNIVERSITY OFLocation: Redlands, CA Majors: M TEXAS AT AUSTINWebsite: Location: Columbia, SC Majors: MPhone: (909) 748-8014 Website: Website: Phone: (803) 777-6614 finearts Email: It takes more than just determination to be a performer. It takes more than just practice. You need someone who cares, a community that understands. You need mentorship and guidance, someone to say, “Try that again, but this time...” At The Boston Conservatory, we have faculty to guide you, programs to support you, and a community of students and teachers who understand not only what it means to be a performer, but also what it takes. This is The Boston Conservatory community. PREPARED TO PERFORM. A P P LY BY D E C E M B E R 1 : W W W. B O ST O N CO N S E R V AT O RY. E D U / A P P LY
  • 49. EXHIBITORS THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH University of the Arts offers 22 MILWAUKEE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF undergraduate majors in Visual Majors: Visit school website. THE ARTS Arts, Film, Design, Dance, Music Website: Majors: D, G, M, P, T, O and Theater as well as graduate Website: programs leading to master’s USC SCHOOL OF DRAMATIC ARTS degrees in Arts Education, Majors: D, M, MT, T VITERBO UNIVERSITY Museum Studies, Visual Arts, Website: The Viterbo University School of Fine Music and Industrial Design. Arts offers professional training by Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O UW-PARKSIDE artist-faculty within a liberal arts Location: Philadelphia, PA Majors: G, M, T, V university. Our BA, BFA, BM, and BS Website: Website: programs include art, music, music Phone: (215) 717-6049 theatre, theatre, education, arts Email: UW-RIVER FALLS administration, and dance (minor). Majors: F, M, P, T Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC Website: Location: La Crosse, Wisconsin Majors: Visit school website. Website: Website: VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY Phone: (800) VITERBO Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V Email: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Website: SCHOOL OF MUSIC WALDORF COLLEGE Majors: M VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY Majors: M, MT, T Website: Majors: M, MT, T Website: Website: WALNUT HILL SCHOOL VANDERCOOK COLLEGE OF MUSIC FOR THE ARTS UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS Majors: M Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Papageno and Papagena from Website: Website: "The Magic Flute". See listing on page 49, ad on page 60. WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY Majors: F, G, M, MT, P, V Website: WASHINGTON U IN ST. LOUIS Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V Website: WATKINS COLLEGE OF ART, DESIGN & FILM Majors: F, G, P, V Website: WEBSTER UNIVERSITY Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Website: WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Majors: Visit school website. Website: www.wit.edu50 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
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  • 51. EXHIBITORS NON-EXHIBITORS COLLEGE ADVISORS THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS. Students can take classes ARTSBRIDGE in woodworking, ArtsBridge is an educational consulting glassblowing, firm specializing in helping high school ceramics, and jewelry design. See listing and college transfer students in the on page 50, ad on performing arts navigate through the page 48. unique college application and audition process. Location: Needham, MA Website: Phone: (855) 778-ARTS (2787) Email: WESLEYAN COLLEGE WHEATON COLLEGE Majors: G, M, MT, P, T, V CONSERVATORY BLUE STARS ADMISSIONS Website: Majors: G, M, T, V CONSULTING Website: With a Ph.D. in philosophy and an WEST LIBERTY UNIVERSITY conservatory M.F.A. in contemporary art, Dr. Amy Majors: F, G, M, MT, T, V Morgenstern applies her special Website: WILLIAM PEACE UNIVERSITY combination of writing skills and art Majors: Visit school website. experience to helping students create WESTERN ILLINOIS Website: compelling, highly successful art UNIVERSITY school applications. Majors: G, M, MT, V WINTHROP UNIVERSITY Location: San Francisco, CA Website: Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V Website: www.bluestarsadmissions Website: WESTERN MICHIGAN Phone: (415) 426-9444 UNIVERSITY WOODBURY UNIVERSITY Email: drm@bluestarsadmissions Majors: D, G, M, T, V Majors: F, G Website: Website: WESTERN OREGON WVU COLLEGE OF UNIVERSITY CREATIVE ARTS COLLEGE FUNDING Majors: D, G, M, MT, T, V Majors: D, G, M, P, T, V Website: Website: CITIZENS BANK WESTERN WASHINGTON XAVIER UNIVERSITY Citizens Bank is committed to making UNIVERSITY Majors: D, G, M, P, T, V education affordable by offering Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V Website: banking and borrowing products that Website: help college students finance their YOUNG HARRIS COLLEGE education. Our TruFit Student Loan® is WESTMINSTER CHOIR Majors: M, T available with a fixed or variable rate COLLEGE RIDER UNIVERSITY Website: option, and repayment options to best Majors: D, M, T, O fit a student’s needs. Website: Website: westminster teenlife Phone: (800) 708-6684 Email: educationfinance@citizensbank. com52 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 52. Study in the UKRWCMD is the UK’s only All-Steinway Conservatoryand one of the leading drama training providersUNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATECOURSES INCLUDE:ActingMusical TheatreMusic (Classical & Jazz)Technical TheatreFind us at PVA Fairs in New YorkCity, Dallas, Houston, Los Angelesand San Francisco in
  • 53. SPARK NON-EXHIBITORSBURN SUMMERBEAM PROGRAMS ARTSABROAD – SUMMER PROGRAMS Get a jump-start on college in an exciting international SUMMER arts program! Improve your music, art, acting or dance skills. Attend concerts, plays, gallery and museum tours, and see the sites in Europe or the Caribbean. Students ages 14-19 are welcome. ACAD OFFERS FOUR-YEAR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES IN Location: Europe and the Caribbean ELEVEN PROGRAM AREAS. Website: CERAMICS / DRAWING / FIBRE / GLASS / JEWELLERY+ METALS / Phone: (703) 204-0678 MEDIA ARTS + DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES / PAINTING / PRINT Email: MEDIA / SCULPTURE / PHOTOGRAPHY / VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS ACAD also offers extended studies courses and US PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS visiting artist lectures to spark your creative inquiry. Intensive performing arts and digital media programs designed to nourish the student’s dream and improve their skill. Taught by professionals and college faculty who love to teach, these programs allow you to try on a college to see if the fit is right! Location: California, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Texas, Washington, DCBALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY Website: Phone: (888) 497-3553CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC Email: NASM accreditation; undergraduate attention 72 faculty with eight members TUTORING & of The Cleveland Orchestra TEST PREP 100% placement for music therapy and music education ALLEYOOP Alleyoop empowers teens for success by attacking Nationally renowned the college readiness problem. Incubated within music theatre program Pearson, the company is located in Boston, MA. We aim to get students college ready by offering Experiential learning, Cleveland connections, interactive tutorials, one-on-one tutoring, and real-world success learning videos in a unique way that makes learning fun and motivating. Location: Boston, MA Website: Email: 275 Eastland Road Berea, OH 44017-2088 440-826-2368 866-BW-MUSIC music@bw.eduBaldwin Wallace University does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, age, disability, national origin, gender or sexualorientation in the administration of any policies or programs.
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  • 55. Index We hope that the extensive number of performing and visual arts colleges listed in this guide help you select the perfect school to prepare you for a successful career in the arts. GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION 29 Los Angeles Academy of DELAWARE Figurative Art 46 University of Delaware Dept. UNITED STATES of Music 33 Mills College 34 Musicians Institute ALABAMA 35 NewSchool of DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 40 Samford University Architecture + Design 20 Corcoran College of 36 Otis College of Art and Design Art + Design ARIZONA 36 PCPA Theaterfest 15 The Art Institutes 42 San Francisco Art Institute FLORIDA 15 Arizona State University 42 San Francisco Conservatory 15 The Art Institutes 24 Grand Canyon University 43 Sonoma State University 22 Digital Media Arts College 44 Southwest University of 44 Theatre of Arts 24 Florida School of the Arts Visual Arts 44 UCI-Claire Trevor School 24 Florida State University of the Arts College of Music CALIFORNIA 44 UCLA School of the Arts 26 International Academy of 14 AMDA College and Conservatory 44 UCLA Theater, Film & Television Film and Television of the Performing Arts 46 University of La Verne 26 Jacksonville University 15 American Academy of 49 University of Redlands 30 Lynn University Dramatic Arts 50 University of the Pacific 38 Ringling College of Art 15 Art Center College of Design 50 USC School of Dramatic Arts and Design 15 The Art Institutes 52 Woodbury University 44 Stetson University 17 Brooks Institute 44 UF College of Fine Arts 17 California College of the Arts COLORADO 46 University of Miami Frost 18 California Institute of the Arts 15 The Art Institutes School of Music 18 Chapman University 20 Colorado State University 49 University of South Florida 20 Columbia College Hollywood 34 Naropa University 49 University of Tampa 22 Design Institute of San Diego 38 RMCAD 22 Dominican University of California 38 Rocky Mountain College of GEORGIA 22 EI School of Pro Makeup Art + Design 15 Andrew College 22 Ex’pression College for Digital Arts 46 University of Colorado Boulder 15 Augusta State University 22 FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design 46 University of Denver Lamont 17 Berry College & Merchandising School of Music 18 Clayton State University 26 International Academy of Film 24 Georgia State University and Television CONNECTICUT School of Music 28 Jazzschool Institute 25 The Hartt School 28 Kennesaw State University 28 LA Music Academy College 40 Sacred Heart University 28 LaGrange College of Music 44 Trinity College 36 Piedmont College 28 Laguna College of Art + Design 48 University of New Haven58 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 56. INDEX Do performing artists go to college?38 Reinhardt University42 Savannah College of Art ABSOLUTELY! and Design So do filmmakers, writers and animators.43 Shorter University50 Valdosta State University52 Wesleyan College52 Young Harris CollegeILLINOIS SM15 American Academy of Art15 The Art Institutes Your Future Begins this Summer!17 Bradley University20 Columbia College Chicago20 Concordia University Chicago20 DePaul University School of Music20 The Theatre School at DePaul University22 Eastern Illinois University22 Elmhurst College24 Harrington College of Design26 Illinois Wesleyan University30 McKendree University Music Department33 Millikin University35 North Park University35 Northern Illinois University42 School of the Art Institute of Chicago43 Southern Illinois University Carbondale44 U of I: University of Illinois Department of Dance46 University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Architecture and the Arts46 University of Illinois School of Music50 VanderCook College of Music52 Western Illinois UniversityINDIANA15 The Art Institutes17 Ball State University17 Butler University22 DePauw University26 Jacobs School of Music SUMMER 201338 Purdue University University summer programs for high school students in38 Raclin School of the Arts the arts ages 13 - 18 Register now: or call 888.497.3553 Photo courtesy of UCLA Arts Camps/TFT
  • 57. INDEXIOWA MAINE 17 Boston University College18 Coe College 30 Maine College of Art of Fine Arts49 University of Northern Iowa 46 University of Maine 20 Dean College50 Waldorf College 49 University of Southern Maine 22 Emerson College 22 Endicott CollegeKANSAS MARYLAND 24 Hampshire College15 The Art Institutes 36 Peabody Conservatory of Music 30 Massachusetts College of Art at Johns Hopkins University and Design 44 Stevenson University 30 Massachusetts College ofKENTUCKY 44 UMBC-University of MD, Liberal Arts34 Morehead State University Baltimore County 33 Montserrat College of Art35 Northern Kentucky University 46 University of Maryland 34 Mount Ida College School of Music 34 New England ConservatoryLOUISANA 40 Salem State University14 Academy of Interactive 43 School of the Museum of Entertainment MASSACHUSETTS Fine Arts30 Louisiana State University 15 The Art Institutes 44 Suffolk University30 Loyola University New Orleans 15 Anna Maria College 46 University of Massachusetts44 Tulane University 17 Berklee College of Music Dartmouth48 University of New Orleans 17 Boston Conservatory
  • 58. INDEX46 University of Massachusetts Lowell 50 Washington University in St. Louis 20 CUNY Hunter College50 Walnut Hill School for the Arts 50 Webster University 22 Dowling College50 Wentworth Institute of Technology 22 Eastman School of Music52 Wheaton College Conservatory NEBRASKA 22 Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY 25 Hastings College 24 Five Towns CollegeMICHIGAN 24 Fredonia State University SUNY14 Alma College NEVADA 26 Ithaca College15 The Art Institutes 15 The Art Institutes 28 The Juilliard School24 Finlandia University 29 LIU Brooklyn26 Interlochen Center for the Arts 30 Manhattan School of Music NEW HAMPSHIRE28 Kendall College of Art & Design 30 Manhattanville College 34 New Hampshire Institute of Art33 Michigan State College of Music 30 Marymount Manhattan College43 Siena Heights University 30 Mercy College NEW JERSEY46 University of Michigan 33 Michael Howard Studios 18 Centenary College46 University of Michigan - Architecture 34 The New School 22 Drew University52 Western Michigan University 34 The New School for Jazz 22 Fairleigh Dickinson University 34 The New School: Mannes College 33 Montclair State UniversityMINNESOTA 35 New York Conservatory for 40 Rowan University15 The Art Institutes Dramatic Arts 40 Rutgers University18 College of Visual Arts 35 New York Film Academy 52 Westminster Choir College20 Concordia College 35 Niagara University Rider University24 Gustavus Adolphus College 36 NYU Steinhardt Music &30 McNally Smith College of Music Performing Arts NEW MEXICO33 Minneapolis College of Art 36 NYU Steinhardt Studio Art 34 New Mexico State University and Design 36 Pace University 42 Sante Fe University of Art &33 Minneapolis Community and 38 Purchase College, SUNY Design Technical College 38 Rochester Institute of Technology 44 Southwest University of44 St. Olaf College 42 Sarah Lawrence College Visual Arts46 University of Minnesota Duluth 44 SUNY College at Potsdam 48 University of New Mexico48 University of Minnesota School 44 Syracuse University of Music 44 Tisch School of the Arts NEW YORK New York University48 University of Minnesota, Morris 14 Aaron Copland School of Music49 University of St. Thomas 14 Adelphi University NORTH CAROLINA 14 AMDA College and ConservatoryMISSISSIPPI 15 The Art Institutes of the Performing Arts17 Belhaven University 29 Lees-McRae College 15 American Academy of 44 UNC School of the Arts Dramatic Arts 48 The University of North CarolinaMISSOURI 17 Bard College Conservatory School of the Arts29 Lindenwood University of Music 52 William Peace University33 Missouri Western State University 18 CAP21 Musical Theatre43 Southeast Missouri State University Conservatory48 University of Missouri-Kansas City NORTH DAKOTA 20 CUNY Conservatory of Music and Dance 49 University of North Dakota48 University of Missouri School of Music 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES | 61
  • 59. INDEX OHIO 34 Muhlenberg College 44 Stephen F. Austin State 15 Art Academy of Cincinnati 36 Pennsylvania College of Art University 17 Baldwin Wallace University/ & Design 49 The University of Texas at Austin Conservatory 36 Pennsylvania State University 17 Bowling Green State University 36 Point Park University UTAH 18 Cleveland Institute of Music 43 Seton Hill University 15 The Art Institutes 30 Miami University 44 Studio Incamminati 43 Snow College 36 Oberlin Conservatory 44 Susquehanna University 36 The Ohio State University 44 Swarthmore College VERMONT 44 The University of Akron 44 Temple University’s Boyer College 17 Bennington College 46 University of Cincinnati - CCM of Music and Dance 17 Burlington College 46 University of Dayton 50 The University of the Arts 28 Johnson State College 52 Xavier University RHODE ISLAND VIRGINIA OKLAHOMA 38 Roger Williams University 15 The Art Institutes 36 Oklahoma City University 18 Christopher Newport University SOUTH CAROLINA 22 Emory & Henry College OREGON 15 Anderson University 24 George Mason University 15 The Art Institutes 15 The Art Institutes 28 James Madison University 22 Eastern Oregon University 20 Converse College 36 Old Dominion University 30 Marylhurst University 29 Limestone College 38 Radford University 36 Oregon College of Art and Craft 35 Newberry College 38 Regent University 36 PNCA | Pacific Northwest College 49 University of South Carolina Beaufort 43 Shenandoah Conservatory of Art 49 University of South Carolina 46 University of Mary Washington 36 Portland Actors Conservatory Columbia 50 Virginia Commonwealth 38 Portland State University 52 Winthrop University University School of the Arts 44 Southern Oregon University 52 Western Oregon University TENNESSEE WASHINGTON 15 The Art Institutes 14 Academy of Interactive PENNSYLVANIA 17 Belmont University Entertainment 15 Antonelli Institute 28 King College 15 The Art Institutes 17 Bucknell University 28 Lee University 18 Central Washington University 18 Carnegie Mellon School of Music 50 Vanderbilt University 20 Cornish College of the Arts 22 DeSales University 50 Watkins College of Art, 22 DigiPen Institute of Technology 22 Drexel University Design & Film 22 Eastern Washington University 22 Duquesne University 22 The Evergreen State College 22 Eastern University TEXAS 34 NCAD 24 Gettysburg College 15 The Art Institutes 36 Pacific Lutheran University 28 Keystone College 28 KD College Film Dramatic Arts 43 Seattle University 28 Kutztown University 33 Moores School of Music 50 University of Washington 28 Lafayette College 38 Rice University School of Music 30 Mercyhurst University 43 SMU Meadows School of the Arts 50 Washington State University 52 Western Washington University62 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 60. INDEX WEST VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL UNITED KINGDOM 52 West Liberty University 54 ArtsAbroad Summer 52 WVU College of Creative Arts CARIBBEAN Programs 54 ArtsAbroad Summer Programs 24 The Glasgow School of Art 28 Kingston University London WISCONSIN CANADA 29 Leeds College of Music 15 The Art Institutes 14 Alberta College of Art + Design 33 Middlesex University 28 Lawrence University 22 Faculty of Fine Arts - 40 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 33 Milwaukee Institute of Art & York University & The Glasgow School of Art Design (MIAD) 26 Humber College 40 Royal Welsh College of 34 Mount Mary College 40 Ryerson University Music & Drama 50 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee 50 UW-Parkside 50 UW-River Falls EUROPE ONLINE 50 Viterbo University 15 American College Dublin 15 The Art Institutes 54 ArtsAbroad Summer Programs SMART CHOICE. Each year, more of the country’s best and brightest high school musicians are auditioning for the University of South Carolina School of Music. They’re drawn to the possibility of studying with internationally respected faculty and earning a top-notch music degree for a fraction of the price of many other institutions. It might be a smart choice for you, too. Visit us, meet our talented students and faculty, and find out why USC has developed a reputation for becoming one of the best values in the nation for studying music. Some things about us we think you’ll love: . More than 20 bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree programs in music . Music Entrepreneurship courses and programs . Exceptional facilities, including brand new buildings for the USC String Project and the USC Marching Band . Out-of-state students who receive university music and/or academic scholarships are eligible for heavily discounted tuition rates; many receive in-state tuition rates, around $10,000 a year . The Music Community, on-campus housing for incoming music majors who want to live with other musiciansLearn admissions phone: 803.777.6614
  • 61. INDEX ADVERTISERS COLLEGES 53 Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama 2 Academy of Interactive Entertainment (RWCMD) 54 Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD) 16 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 39 AMDA College and Conservatory of Mason Gross School of the Arts the Performing Arts 57 Santa Fe University of Art and Design Inside Front Cover The American Academy 21 School of the Art Institute of Chicago of Dramatic Arts 2 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 54 Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory 44 Southwest University of Visual Arts of Music 43 Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts 6 Berklee College of Music 48 The University of the Arts 49 The Boston Conservatory 43 University of Mary Washington 29 California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) 25 University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory 15 CAP21 Musical Theatre Conservatory of Music and Dance 33 Carnegie Mellon University 45 University of North Carolina School of the Arts 47 Clayton State University 60 University of Redlands 4 College of Visual Arts 63 University of South Carolina School of Music Inside Back Cover Colorado State University 24 Viterbo University 32 Columbia College Chicago 35 Columbia College Hollywood COLLEGE ADVISORS 31 DePaul University School of Music 8 ArtsBridge 10 The Theatre School at DePaul University 52 Blue Stars Admissions Consulting 51 DePauw University School of Music 29 Duquesne University Mary Pappert COLLEGE FUNDING School of Music 13 Citizens Bank 55 Eastern Illinois University 40 The Hartt School, University of Hartford SUMMER PROGRAMS 26 Humber College Institute of Technology & 54 ArtsAbroad – Summer Programs Advanced Learning 38, 59 US Performing Arts Camps 24 International Academy of Film and Television Back Cover Ithaca College School of Music TUTORING AND TEST PREP 27 Lawrence University 23 Alleyoop 19 Leeds College of Music 33 Lees-McRae College 34 Louisiana State University 37 Marymount Manhattan College 1 The New School ITHACA COLLEGE music students 9 NewSchool of Architecture and Design performing on stage. 42 The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts See listing on page 1 Oklahoma City University 26, ad on back cover. 35 Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 41 Point Park University64 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  • 62. It’s your education. Express yourself.At Colorado State University, you can take your artistic trainingto new heights in one of the nation’s finest teaching, performanceand exhibit venues, the exquisite University Center for the Arts.CSU offers degrees in music, theatre, dance, and visual art. Asyou work alongside dynamic faculty and dedicated students,you’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a widearray of fields including performance, music and art education,music therapy, studio art, technical production, and arts leader-ship and administration. Scholarships available.Information/Visit & Audition Dates » » (970) 491-5529
  • 63. READY to hit the high notesFrom day one at Ithaca College, I held lead roles in opera productionsand performed in top venues in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Theseexperiences and the support of Ithaca’s world-class faculty prepared me tosing professionally, and I feel ready for a career in the spotlight.– Alex Canovas ´12, PerformanceRead more at