Conservatory

Registration for Conservatory 2019 is closed.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Applications Due: May 9
Auditions: May 4, 5 and 20
Orientation: June 15
Summer Program: June 17 – July 19
Tuition: $998
For More Info: [email protected]/ (858) 550-1070 x101

CONSERVATORY TRAINING
Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse offers students grades 10–12 an intensive five-week experience to build skills required by elite college theatre programs. We are looking for students who are willing to take risks, want to be part of an ensemble and are open to new techniques in storytelling.

THE PROGRAM
Spend five days a week, eight hours a day, over five weeks receiving professional training in acting, scene study, voice and speech, ensemble-devised performance and movement. You will attend master classes with Playhouse artists, see world-premiere plays, engage with designer presentations, listen to first rehearsal read-throughs and watch technical rehearsals of Playhouse shows.

HOW TO APPLY
Fill out the application, answer five questions about yourself and submit two letters of recommendation. For your audition, please prepare two different monologues that show your range, style and character type.

» Submit your application online HERE.
» Submit two letters of recommendation HERE.

CONSERVATORY DIRECTOR
Jeffrey Howard Ingman received his M.F.A. from Rutgers University, where he owes his vocabulary and training to master teachers like William Esper, Maggie Flanigan, Loyd Williamson and Edward Stern. Mr. Ingman has headed up M.F.A., B.F.A. and B.A. Theatre programs with over 20 years of teaching. He continues to work as a professional actor and director in both professional and academic environments and has over 70 productions to his name as a director. His most recent performance was as George in The Cake at La Jolla Playhouse. He is a sought-after audition coach – having developed a highly successful approach to the ‘Packaged Audition’ as it applies to conference auditions for Graduate Schools, Undergraduate Schools, and large conference auditions like URTA, NUA, SETC and All City Auditions. Mr. Ingman is the founder of “Audition Revelation” – His Motto: Be Seen! Be Heard! Be Experienced!


 
La Jolla Playhouse Conservatory Alumni have been accepted into these prestigious drama programs across the country:

American Academy of Musical and Dramatic Arts American Conservatory Theatre
Amherst College Bard College
Boston Conservatory Boston University
CalArts Carnegie Mellon
College of Santa Fe Emerson College
Juilliard New York University
North Carolina School of the Arts Northwestern University
Occidental College University of Southern California
University of California at Los Angeles,
Irvine, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Santa Cruz
Yale University

 

They have also performed in major motion pictures, on television and in national tours.

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