Cabaret/Musical Ensemble Program

MS & HS

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

YC Performance Opportunities are considered educational acting classes, and projects carry various tuition amounts for participation. We do offer partial and full scholarships, and financial circumstances do not affect casting or participation in any way.

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.

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All auditions for the YC 2019–20 Season have passed. Start preparing now for future YC auditions with our Winter Classes 2020—Classes begin January 7!



Questions?

Visit our YC FAQ page or email youngconservatory@act-sf.org

Middle School Cabaret Ensemble—CLOSED

Audition Dates (PASSED):

  • Fall 2019 (PASSED): Tuesday, August 20 (4–7 p.m.)
  • Spring 2020 (PASSED): Wednesday, December 4 (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—CLOSED

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

Audition Dates (PASSED): 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 Requirement: 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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