Academy Conservatory


Conservatory is designed to give students an intensive theatrical training at a professional caliber. To achieve this, we offer challenging classes, taught by career professionals, that cover comprehensive techniques brought from the top theater schools around the globe.  Our curriculum hones individuals into artists, with classes focused on growth and advancement; putting students high above benchmark when auditioning for competitive college programs and professional pursuits.  A rotation of daily intensive workshops will train students in the skills of the session theme.

Session 3: July 1 - July 12

Musical Theatre: Acting and Voice

In this session, our Conservatory members will develop their  abilities to analyze and express the dramatic elements of Musical Theatre. Students will learn how to approach a text, explore characters, and learn to live truthfully in imaginary circumstances, ultimately incorporating those choices into solo and ensemble singing. Students will have the opportunity to share their work with friends and family at the end of the session.

Final showcase will be held Friday, July 12th, 6:00pm.

Faculty: Alissa Deeter (Voice), Bill Voorhees (Acting)

  • Note: There is no class on July 4th

Tuition:  $850

Session 4: July 15 - July 26

Putting it Together

Our final session gives students the opportunity to apply their skills in an original production. Conservatory groups will each learn how to create a story plot, brainstorm songs, create choreography, and design production elements such as set and costumes. All instruction will be overseen by a professional instructional staff with a culminating performance on July 26th at the Fox Theatre.

Final showcase will be held Friday, July 26th, 6:00pm.

Faculty: Alissa Deeter (Voice), Acting (Bill Voorhees)

Tuition:  $950

Special Events!

In addition to our regular curriculum classes, we will have a number of special events, including:

Play in a Day

Collaborate with your classmates to write, direct and perform a full play – in one day!  Students will receive guidance from our staff as they combine all of the elements to create an original piece!

Friday Night Lock In

We will have an overnight “lock-in”!  We’ll have activities through the evening and spend the night on the Fox Theatre stage!  Dinner and a light breakfast will be provided.

Behind the Scenes @ BBBay

Conservatory runs concurrently with two Broadway by the Bay main-stage productions, and Conservatory students have an all-access pass!  We offer unique opportunities to go inside the production process and learn first-hand what it takes to create professional-level musicals on the Fox Theatre stage!   Students can attend open rehearsals, special Q&A sessions with cast and staff, and participate in internship opportunities!