College of the Arts: Summer Arts Intensive

Summer Arts Intensives: May 31 - June 5, 2015

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Welcome to the College of the Arts’ Summer Arts Intensive! These one-week, non-residential programs are perfect for young artists who are serious about honing their craft and learning more about what it is like to pursue college-level work in the arts. We invite you to explore our offerings, and come and experience the arts at KSU!

Application deadline is May 15, 2015. | Register Now

Acting Intensive

Intensive Dates: May 31 - June 5, 2015

The KSU Summer Acting Intensive offers a one-week, non-residential program for students who are dedicated to the art of acting. Students in this intensive will collaborate with like-minded peers and be taught by the accomplished professional theatre artists of KSU’s award-winning performance faculty. Master classes in acting, movement, voice & speech and stage combat will culminate in a final performance. This program is limited to 20 participants, so please register early!

The cost of the intensive is only $295 and includes lunch in the nationally recognized KSU Dining Commons Monday-Friday.

2015 Intensive Schedule

KSU Faculty: TBD

Art Intensive

Intensive Dates: May 31 - June 5, 2015

The KSU Summer Art Intensive is open to serious high school students interested in the visual arts. Students will explore a variety of media such as ceramics, mixed media, drawing, software and digital applications, technology, bookmaking, and printmaking with KSU faculty and students. The intensive is designed to help students further develop their skills and creativity, and strengthen their portfolios. A pin-up show at the end of the week will highlight student work. The School of Art & Design also offers incentive scholarships every year to outstanding students who attend the intensive.

The cost of the intensive is only $295 and includes lunch in the nationally recognized KSU Dining Commons Monday-Friday.

2015 Intensive Schedule - Coming Soon

KSU Faculty: TBD

Dance Intensive

Save the dates: June 1-5, 2015

The KSU Summer Dance Intensive offers a one-week, non-residential program for high school students who want the opportunity to experience technical and artistic growth in an environment that fosters creativity and learning. Students will study with dance professors at KSU, and experience a variety of dance technique and theoretical courses that are an integral part of dance education at this university. Students will take classes in modern, ballet, African and jazz technique, as well as experience theory classes in dance history and kinesiology. Faculty will set choreographic repertory that will be performed by the students in a concert at the end of the intensive. The Department of Dance at KSU also offers incentive scholarships every year to outstanding students who attend the intensive.

Click here for more information about the Department of Dance  at KSU.

The cost of the intensive is only $295 and includes lunch each day.

Faculty:
Ivan Pulinkala
Daniel Gwirtzman
Lindsey Archer
Marcus Alford
Theresa Howard
Lisa Lock
Jen MacQueen
Carolyn Perry
Christen Weimer
Christine Welker

2015 Dance Intensive Schedule (.docx file)

Music Intensive

Intensive Dates: May 31 - June 5, 2015

The KSU Summer Music Intensive is intended for serious high school students who want the opportunity to experience musical and artistic growth in an environment that fosters creativity and learning. Throughout the week, students will participate in a variety of individual and ensemble sessions with our exceptional faculty and current School of Music students. The week culminates in a performance that showcases the student’s work. The School of Music at KSU also offers incentive scholarships every year to outstanding students who attend the intensive. See below for more information about the individual programs.

All Faculty bios are located here

Sample of the Daily Schedule

8:00-8:50 am Morning Special Session

9:00-10:00 am Like-Instrument Masterclasses

10:05-11:10 Large Ensembles

11:20-12:00 Faculty Recital

12:00-12:45 pm LUNCH

1:00-2:00 pm Chamber Music Coaching

2:00-3:00 pm Chamber Music Practice

3:00-3:50 pm Afternoon Special Session

4:00-5:00 pm Large Ensembles

5:00 pm PARENT PICKUP

* Schedule subject to change
The cost of the intensive is only $295 and includes lunch in the nationally recognized KSU Dining Commons Monday-Friday.

Band/Orchestra

Band and orchestra students will participate in a variety of ensembles, including full string, wind and jazz ensembles, chamber music and other small groups, as well as solo performance opportunities. Students will also receive instruction in music theory, improvisation, composition, will receive individual instruction/coaching from our exceptional faculty and current School of Music Students.
KSU Faculty
Woodwinds
John Warren, Clarinet
Sam Skelton, Saxophone
Elizabeth Koch Tiscione , Oboe

Brass and Percussion
Doug Lindsey, Trumpet
Bernard Flythe, Low Brass
John Lawless, Percussion

Strings
Helen Kim, Violin
Alyson Fleck, Viola
Cathy Lynn, Viola
Charae Krueger, Cello
James Barket, Double Bass

Ensembles
Charles Laux, Orchestras
Dave Kehler, Wind Ensemble
Sam Skelton, Jazz Band

*Faculty availability based on enrollment

Classical Guitar

Dedicated high school guitarists will benefit from the opportunity to participate in small groups, play in the guitar ensemble, receive individual instruction and take part in the full intensive offerings. Enrollment is limited in this area, so apply early.

KSU Faculty:
Mary Akerman, Classical Guitar

Jazz Guitar

Dedicated high school guitarists will benefit from the opportunity to participate in jazz combos and larger jazz ensembles, play in the jazz guitar ensemble, receive individual instruction and take part in the full intensive offerings. Enrollment is limited in this area, so apply early.
KSU Faculty:
TBD

Opera

Come experience opera at KSU!

New for 2015, this program provides serious high school students the opportunity to explore the techniques of classical vocal performance from the perspective of the singing actor. The exceptional faculty of the KSU Voice and Opera programs will provide a unique experience that will include individual and group lessons, yoga for singers, stage deportment and dance classes, staging rehearsals, lyric diction, private song coachings, and a series of master classes on subjects related to the field. The workshop culminates with a presentation in which students perform the material they have been working on in class.

Audition Requirement: On the first Sunday of the intensive, students should be prepared to perform 2 memorized classical pieces; one should be in a foreign language, if possible, and should also prepare a short age-appropriate monologue. An accompanist will be provided.

KSU Faculty:
Jana Young
Eileen Moremen Piano

Piano

This is a terrific opportunity for serious classical pianists looking to improve their skills. Students will receive individual instruction, work in small groups, and take part in full camp offerings. Apply early to ensure a space in this limited-enrollment camp.

KSU Faculty:
Soohyun Yun

Musical Theatre Intensive

Intensive Dates: May 31 - June 5, 2015

The KSU Summer Musical Theatre Intensive is intended for high school students who are serious about honing the necessary skills to perform in musical theatre on the collegiate level. Acting, dance and vocal skills workshops will be led by KSU faculty and local professionals. The weeklong sessions will culminate in a musical theatre presentation performed by the workshop participants. This program is limited to 25 participants, so please register early!

The cost of the intensive is only $295 and includes lunch in the nationally recognized KSU Dining Commons Monday-Friday.

2015 Intensive Schedule

KSU Faculty:
TBD