Where: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan How Long: Three weeks Specific Subjects: Architecture How Much: ,000 (includes tuition, housing, most meals, excursions, and studio supplies) More Information Students who love contemporary art, but don't necessarily want to focus on one particular medium, will love Cornell University's Art as Experience pre-college summer program.Students are guided and mentored by Cornell art instructors and have use of the campus's spacious studios and state-of-the-art digital equipment as they learn and practice a wide range of mediums that include collage, drawing, digital photography, screen printing, and video installation, to name a few.
Working with various instructors and working actors, students will take classes in everything from performance training, to movement-based techniques, to handling the audition process.
The program culminates in a final performance project.
This unique opportunity, which also includes weekly seminars and fields trips, also pays students a $750 tax-free stipend and provides room and board.
Where: Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas How Long: Seven weeks Specific Subjects: Advertising, Architecture, Art, Dance, Design, Horticulture, Theatre Arts How Much: Scholars receive a $750 tax-free stipend More Information Any musician can tell you that auditions are one of the most necessary — and intimidating — parts of a career in music.
Luckily, entire pre-college summer programs exist on just this topic, one of the best being that at Indiana University.
Over the course of one week, participants of the College Audition Preparation Workshop will undergo intense study with real audition panel members, and learn how to walk into an audition and blow any judge away.The program culminates with a group exhibition curated by the program students.Where: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York How Long: Three weeks Specific Subjects: Art How Much: ,310 (includes tuition, social activities, and room & board) More Information This one-of-a-kind pre-college summer arts program, sponsored by the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, combines the direction and coursework of a traditional summer program with the freedom of a creative retreat.Our list includes a variety of program types, in a range of budget options.While some summer programs focus on a specific art form, others allow students to explore their creativity over a variety of mediums.For the average student, summer is a time for binging Netflix's latest original, mindlessly streaming music, and robotically conquering the latest video game, all while doodling on whatever blank space is nearest.But for some ambitious students, summer is an opportunity to learn to draw in an actual studio space, to create their own music or films, and even to design their own video games.Each day, students will develop spatial and formal design skills, learn various drawing techniques, explore the newest industry software, and conduct hands-on model making.They'll even receive frequent critiques and reviews from actual Syracuse professors. This program is one of Syracuse's most popular, and it fills up fast!Where: Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts How Long: Three weeks Specific Subjects: Creative Writing How Much: ,500 (residential), ,500 (commuter) More Information The Clark Scholars program at Texas Tech University is an intensive seven-week summer research program.Open to high school juniors and seniors, the program allows students an opportunity for hands-on practical research with leading members of the Texas Tech faculty.