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2012 TeenLife Guide to Performing & Visual Arts                                 LIBERAL Colleges                          ...
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Table of Contents     2012 NACAC PERFORMING & 5   VISUAL ARTS COLLEGE     FAIR SCHEDULE     Attend a Performing and Visual...
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2012 National Association for College Admission Counseling(NACAC) Performing & Visual Arts College FairsThe NACAC Performi...
New students with a strong classicalfoundation are immediately in demandfrom many performance groups oncampus. More than 3...
What to Consider When Choosing a Performing & Visual Arts School                                                          ...
WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS SCHOOL   OTHER CONSIDERATIONS                                   ...
FOLLOW YOUR PATH                                                                                             Are you ready...
ARTIST PROFILE                                                                   EMILYIn Her Own                          ...
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At the core of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) undergraduateeducation is an awareness that the boundar...
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TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
TeenLife 2012 Guide to Performing &Visual Arts Colleges
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  1. 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. 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 http://applyaada.com/acting 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 aada.edu *The Academy’s alumni have received nominations for these and many other awards.
  3. 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” www.newschool.edu/college13for 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 www.TeenLife.com—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. 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 48.call 617-369-3626a school for artists, by artists, since 1876 Teenlife Guide to Performing & smfa.edu Visual Arts Colleges PUBLISHED BY TeenLife Media, LLC 1330 Beacon St., Suite 268 Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 277-5120 info@TeenLife.com www.TeenLife.com 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 / LAFAYETTEwww.theaie.us 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. 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. 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. 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 www.gotomypvafair.com For more information visit www.nacacnet.org/pva or call (800) 822-6285.
  8. 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 berklee.edu/firstchair
  9. 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 competitive.college, 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 website.courses 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 achievements.degree 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- www.portfolioday.net/ for details. 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES | 7
  10. 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. 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. 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. 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 (http://www.bowdoin.edu/visual-arts/portfolio/ 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 highschoolportfolios.com, deviantart.com, or carbonmade.com. 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. 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 citizensbank.com/teenlife 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. 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: www.qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/music practices. Majors: G, P, V, O ACADEMY OF INTERACTIVE Location: Calgary, AB, Canada ENTERTAINMENT Website: www.acad.ca AIE offers real-world training in Game Art Phone: (403) 284-7600 & Design, Programming, 3D Animation Email: admissions@acad.ca 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: www.alma.edu environment. Majors: F, G, V, O AMDA COLLEGE AND Location: Seattle, WA & Lafayette, LA CONSERVATORY OF THE Website: www.theaei.us PERFORMING ARTS THE AMERICAN ACADEMY Phone: (206) 428-6350 AMDA is recognized as one of OF DRAMATIC ARTS allows Email: madeleine@aie.edu.au 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: www.adelphi.edu 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: www.amda.edu V: Visual/Fine Arts O: Other *Visit school website. Phone: (888) 474-9444 Email: info@amda.edu 14 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  16. 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: www.aaart.edu Website: www.andersonuniversity.edu 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: www.andrewcollege.edu 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: www.annamaria.edu 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: www.antonelli.edu PROGRAMSWebsite: www.aada.edu Majors: D, F, G, M, P, TPhone: (800) 463-8990 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY Website: www.artsabroad.orgEmail: admissions@aada.edu Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Website: www.herbergercollege.asu.edu AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITYAMERICAN COLLEGE DUBLIN Majors: F, M, MT, T, VMajors: D, T, V, O Website: www.aug.eduWebsite: www.amcd.ie 2 & 21 21
  17. 17. EXHIBITORSBALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY BERRY COLLEGE BRADLEY UNIVERSITYCONSERVATORY OF MUSIC Majors: M, T, V Majors: G, M, P, T, V320 empowered undergraduate music Website: www.berry.edu 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: www.bw.edu/conservatory level in their art and in their lives.Phone: (866) BW-MUSIC Majors: D, M, MT BURLINGTON COLLEGEEmail: aevans@bw.edu or music@bw.edu Location: Boston, MA Majors: F, G, P, V, O Website: www.bostonconservatory.edu Website: www.burlington.eduBALL STATE UNIVERSITY Phone: (617) 912-9153Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Email: admissions@ BUTLER UNIVERSITYWebsite: www.bsu.edu/admissions bostonconservatory.edu 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: www.bard.edu/conservatory Website: www.bu.edu/cfa Majors: F, G, P, V, O Website: www.cca.eduBELHAVEN UNIVERSITY BOWLING GREEN STATEMajors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V UNIVERSITYWebsite: www.belhaven.edu Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V Website: www.bgsu.edu 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. 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: www.cwu.edu on page 20, ad on page 35.Location: New York, NYWebsite: www.CAP21.org CHAPMAN UNIVERSITYPhone: (212) 807-0202 Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OFEmail: admissionsinfo@cap21.org Website: www.chapman.edu 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: www.admission.cnu.edu 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: www.music.cmu.edu 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 photography.cmu.edu Location: Morrow, GA Majors: G, P, V, O Website: www.clayton.edu Location: Saint Paul, MNCENTENARY COLLEGE Phone: (678) 466-4750 Website: www.cva.eduMajors: D, F, G, T Email: susantusing@clayton.edu Phone: (651) 757-4000Website: www.centenarycollege.edu Email: admissions@cva.edu18 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  19. 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 3416enquiries.assistant@lcm.ac.ukwww.lcm.ac.ukTwitter: @LeedsMusic
  20. 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: www.columbiacollege.edu CUNY HUNTER COLLEGEMajors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V Phone: (818) 345-8414 Majors: D, F, M, TLocation: Fort Collins, CO Email: info@columbiacollege.edu Website: www.hunter.cuny.eduWebsite: www. uca.colostate.eduPhone: (970) 491-5529 CONCORDIA COLLEGE DEAN COLLEGEEmail: mtdinfo@colostate.edu 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: www.cuchicago.edu 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: www.converse.edu 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: www.colum.edu ART + DESIGN Chicago’s major jazz and chamberPhone: (312) 369-7130 Majors: G, P, V, O musicians.Email: admissions@colum.edu Website: www.corcoran.edu Majors: M Location: Chicago, IL Website: www.music.depaul.edu Phone: (773) 325-7444 Email: musicadmissions@depaul.edu 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: theatre.depaul.edu Phone: (773) 325-7999 Email: theatreadmissions@depaul.edu20 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  21. 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 media.www.saic.edu/ug | ugadmiss@saic.edu | 800.232.7242
  22. 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: www.ei.edu 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: www.elmhurst.edu 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: www.emerson.edu Website: www.depauw.edu/beheard Location: Pittsburgh, PA Phone: (765) 658-4380 Website: www.duq.edu/music EMORY & HENRY COLLEGE Email: schoolofmuic@depauw.edu Phone: (412) 396-5064 Majors: G, M, T, O Email: musicadmissions@duq.edu Website: www.ehc.edu DESALES UNIVERSITY Majors: D, T, O EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ENDICOTT COLLEGE Website: www.desales.edu Mid-sized, liberal arts university Majors: G, P, V, O with an enrollment of 11,600, located Website: www.endicott.edu 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: www.disd.edu programs. Signature programs: study COLLEGE abroad, integrative learning and Majors: D, F, M, P, T, V, O DIGIPEN INSTITUTE OF undergraduate research. Website: www.evergreen.edu TECHNOLOGY NCAA Div 1. Majors: O Majors: F, G, M, MT, T, V EX’PRESSION COLLEGE Website: www.digipen.edu Location: Charleston, IL FOR DIGITAL ARTS Website: www.eiu.edu Majors: Visit school website. DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS COLLEGE Phone: (217) 581-2223 Website: www.expression.edu Majors: G, O Email: admissions@eiu.edu Website: www.dmac.edu 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: www.eou.edu Website: www.yorku.ca/finearts Majors: D, G, M Website: www.dominican.edu EASTERN UNIVERSITY FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON Majors: D, M, T UNIVERSITY DOWLING COLLEGE Website: www.eastern.edu Majors: F, G, P, T, O Majors: G, M, T, V Website: www.fdu.edu Website: www.dowling.edu EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY FASHION INSTITUTE OF DREW UNIVERSITY Majors: F, G, M, T, V TECHNOLOGY, SUNY Majors: D, M, MT, T, V Website: www.ewu.edu Majors: G, P, V Website: www.drew.edu Website: www.fitnyc.edu EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC DREXEL UNIVERSITY Majors: M FIDM/FASHION Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, O Website: www.esm.rochester.edu INSTITUTE OF DESIGN & Website: www.drexel.edu MERCHANDISING Majors: G, O Website: www.fidm.edu22 | 2012 TEENLIFE GUIDE TO PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS COLLEGES
  23. 23. “IAFT is one of the BEST FILM SCHOOLS EXHIBITORS in the world.” - The Hollywood Reporter FINLANDIA UNIVERSITY Majors: G, M Website: www.finlandia.edu FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE Majors: F, M, MT, T Website: www.ftc.edu 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: www.floarts.org Diploma Programs In: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY Filmmaking, Acting, and 3D Animation COLLEGE OF MUSIC Majors: M, MT Website: www.music.fsu.edu FREDONIA STATE UNIVERSITY SUNY Call Us Today To Get Started! Majors: D, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O 1.800.504.7595| www.iaft.net Website: www.fredonia.edu Locations in Los Angeles & Miami GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V Website: www.gmu.edu Arts GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC Fine Majors: M Website: www.music.gsu.eduAt Viterbo University GETTYSBURG COLLEGEyou’ll find… Majors: F, M, T, V Website: www.gettysburg.edu THE GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O Website: www.gsa.ac.uk GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY Majors: D, F, M, T Website: www.gcu.edu GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGEwww.viterbo.edu/finearts Majors: D, G, M, P, T, O Website: www.gustavus.edu HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE Majors: D, F, M, P, T, V Website: www.hampshire.edu HARRINGTON COLLEGE OF DESIGN 18 | TEENLIFE BOSTON: SCHOOL YEAR 2011-2012 Majors: G, P, O admission@viterbo.edu Website: www.harrington.edu
  24. 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: harttweb.hartford.edu 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: www.hastings.edu
  25. 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: www.interlochen.org 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 placement.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: www.ithaca.edu/musicMajors: 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: www.international. 3D animation.humber.ca 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: admissions@iaft.net Majors: MWebsite: www.iwu.edu Website: www.music.indiana.edu 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. 26. Where someone will say,“no one has ever tried that.”And they’ll be talkingabout you. Conservatory of Music Appleton, Wisconsin lawrence.edu
  27. 27. EXHIBITORSJAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY LA MUSIC ACADEMY LAWRENCE UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T, V, O COLLEGE OF MUSIC Lawrence University believesWebsite: www.jmu.edu/JMUarts Majors: M that education is a collaborative Website: www.lamusicacademy.edu experience. We are the nation’sJAZZSCHOOL INSTITUTE only conservatory of musicMajors: M LAFAYETTE COLLEGE within a college of liberal artsWebsite: www.jazzschoolinstitute.org Majors: F, G, P, V & sciences - both devoted Website: www.lafayette.edu exclusively to undergraduateJOHNSON STATE COLLEGE education.Majors: D, M, P, T LAGRANGE COLLEGE Majors: M, T, VWebsite: www.jsc.edu Majors: G, M, P, T, V Location: Appleton, WI Website: www.lagrange.edu Website: www.lawrence.eduTHE JUILLIARD SCHOOL Phone: (920) 832-6500Majors: D, M, T LAGUNA COLLEGE OF Email: admissions@lawrence.eduWebsite: www.juilliard.edu ART + DESIGN Majors: G, V, O LEE UNIVERSITYKD COLLEGE FILM DRAMATIC Website: www.lagunacollege.edu 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: www.kingston.ac.ukKUTZTOWN UNIVERSITYMajors: G, M, P, VWebsite: www.kutztown.edu 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. 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: www.lcm.ac.uk Herb AlperttPhone: +44 (0)113 222 3400Email: enquiries@lcm.ac.uk 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 admissions@calarts.edu 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: www.limestone.edu Career BeginsLINDENWOOD UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T Undergraduate and graduate programsWebsite: www.lindenwood.edu Performance opportunities in large ensembles and chamber groupsLIU BROOKLYNMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V 4:1 Student to teacher ratioWebsite: www.liu.edu/brooklyn 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 www.duq.edu/music
  29. 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: www.massart.edu MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Majors: M, T Website: www.mcla.edu MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY MUSIC DEPARTMENT Majors: M Website: www.mckendree.edu/music LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY LYNN UNIVERSITY The LSU Department of Theatre Majors: M MCNALLY SMITH COLLEGE offers concentrations in Arts Website: www.lynn.edu OF MUSIC Administration, Design/Technology, Majors: M Film/TV, Performance, Physical MAINE COLLEGE OF ART Website: www.mcnallysmith.edu Theatre and Theatre Studies. In Majors: G, P, V, O addition, the Department has a Website: www.meca.edu MERCY COLLEGE professional Equity theatre company, Majors: G, M Swine Palace, on campus. MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC Website: www.mercy.edu Majors: MT, T, V Majors: M Location: Baton Rouge, LA Website: www.msmnyc.edu MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY Website: www.theatre.lsu.edu Majors: D, G, M Phone: (225) 578-4174 MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE Website: www.murcyhurst.edu Email: theatre@lsu.edu Majors: D, F, G, M, P, T, V Website: www.manhattanville.edu MIAMI UNIVERSITY LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW Majors: G, M, P, T ORLEANS MARYLHURST UNIVERSITY Website: www.arts.MiamiOH.edu Majors: G, M, T, V Majors: M, P Website: www.loyno.edu Website: www.marylhurst.edu 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. 30. Building YourMusical FutureVisit us at music.depaul.edu or facebook.com/depaulschoolofmusic
  31. 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 colum.edu/arts
  32. 32. EXHIBITORSMICHAEL HOWARD STUDIOSMajors: F, T, OWebsite: www.MichaelHowardStudios.comMICHIGAN STATE COLLEGE OF MUSICMajors: MWebsite: www.music.msu.eduMIDDLESEX UNIVERSITYMajors: D, F, G, M, P, T, VWebsite: www.mdx.ac.ukMILLIKIN 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: www.minneapolis.edu 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: www.montclair.edu/artsMONTSERRAT COLLEGE OF ARTMajors: F, G, P, V, OWebsite: www.montserrat.eduMOORES SCHOOL OF MUSICMajors: MWebsite: www.uh.edu/class/music (continued on page 19)
  33. 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: www.naropa.edu world’s most exciting cities. A leading Website: www.moreheadstate.edu 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: www.ncad.edu Arts, Art and Design, Performing Arts. Website: www.mountida.edu Majors: D, G, M, P, T, V, O NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY Location: New York, NY MOUNT MARY COLLEGE Majors: M Website: www.newschool.edu Majors: G, O Website: www.necmusic.edu Phone: (800) 292-3040 Website: www.mtmary.edu Email: admissions@newschool.edu 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: www.muhlenberg.edu Website: www.nhia.edu Website: www.newschool.edu/jazz MUSICIANS INSTITUTE NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY THE NEW SCHOOL: Majors: F, M Majors: D, F, G, M, MT, P, T MANNES COLLEGE Website: www.mi.edu Website: www.nmsu.edu Majors: M Website: www.newschool.edu/mannesBA 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, Louisiana225-578-4174www.theatre.lsu.edu
  34. 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: www.sft.edu 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 pcad.edu/openhouseWebsite: www.newberry.edu 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: www.nku.edu COLUMBIA COLLEGE HOLLYWOOD

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