Cabaret Program

Middle School & High School

About the Program

This audition-only program is for exceptional musical theater students in grades 6–8 (Middle School Cabaret Ensemble) or 9–12 (High School Musical Ensemble and Cabaret Ensemble).

Students who are accepted into the program can expect rigorous training to develop their vocal and acting techniques, culminating in performances for friends and family in The Garret at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater.

This is a great opportunity for you to hone your artistry with focused and eager peers!

Scholarships Available

Email youngconservatory@act-sf.org for more information about scholarships and financial aid.

All Students Welcome

Students of all abilities, racial identities, and gender identities are welcome and encouraged to audition for YC programs.

Auditions Now Open!


Email ycauditions@act-sf.org to schedule an audition or for more information about YC Performance Opportunities.

Questions?

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Middle School Cabaret Ensemble

Audition Dates:

  • Fall Semester 2019: Tuesday, August 20 (4–7 p.m.)
  • Spring Semester 2020: Tuesday, January 14 (4–7 p.m.)

 

Audition Requirements: Two contrasting musical theater 32-bar songs. Bring sheet music in your key (recommended format: 2-sided and 3-hole punched in a binder with the 32 bar cut clearly marked).

Tuition: Tuition for participation in the Middle School Cabaret Ensemble is $575 for the Fall and $575 for the Spring. Scholarships are available.

High School Cabaret/Musical Ensembles

Auditionees will be considered for both groups. Both are highly competitive and offer equally rigorous training and performance opportunities.

Audition Date: Thursday, Aug 22 (4–7 p.m.) or Saturday, Aug 24 (10 a.m.–2 p.m.)

Please note: we hold just one (1) audition for the high school cabaret groups in late summer, and the Ensembles are selected for the entire 9-month season from September to May.

Audition Requirements: Two contrasting musical theater 32-bar songs. Bring sheet music in your key (recommended format: 2-sided and 3-hole punched in a binder with the 32 bar cut clearly marked).

*For those who would like to be considered for the new musical in development The Code by The Kilbanes, please prepare as one of your song cuts something in the pop/rock genre (songs from jukebox musicals are fine, or pop artists such as Adele, Aretha Franklin, Sam Smith, Katie Perry, Rihanna, etc.).

Tuition: Tuition for participation in the High School Cabaret or Musical Ensemble is $1150 for the entire season of training and performances. Scholarships are available.

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