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ASKED

QUESTIONS

- When does ASI begin?
We will begin three weeks before Baltimore City Public Schools resumes school.  Dates TBA

- What is the cost of the ArtsCentric Summer Institute?
The total cost of the three-week intensive is $950. 

- What is included in the cost of tuition?
The tuition covers the student rate and includes an ASI t-shirt, professional headshot and resume, one-on-one coaching, and valuable resources/materials that can be used for future auditions/performances. Artists will also be given the chance to auditIon for casting directors in theatre, television and film. This is an invaluable experience to our participants that is not done anywhere else.

- Are scholarships available?
A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. If you are interested in applying please download a copy of the application from the ASI homepage.

- Are payment plans available?
Payments plans are available and may be setup through the office.

- If I have two children who are accepted into the program, can I get a discount?

Yes. We offer a 10% discount for the second child.

GENERAL

- How do I get into ASI? What are the eligibility requirements?
ASI is open to teens and young adults ages 14 - 22 years of age. All must audition.

- What happens in a typical day at ASI?
ASI combines a core set of studio and master classes taught by professionals with regional, national/international tour, and broadway credits.

Classes are divided into small groups and focus on acting, dancing, singing, and auditioning & performance skills. Each day will culminate in rehearsal for the musical to be performed at the conclusion of the institute.

Classes will meet from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday, with occasional 4:30 PM dismissals. Parents will be notified, in advance, in these instances.

- Will lunch be provided by ASI?
No. Students should bring a bagged lunch everyday. Refrigerators are not available for use by students. We recommend each student bring a large water bottle to keep with them throughout the day.

 

- Will there be a parent meeting for general information?
We will hold a parent meeting during the first week of the intensive. We ask that all parents attend this important meeting as you will have the opportunity to meet our staff, take a brief tour of the campus grounds, ask questions and address any concerns.

- Where will ASI he held?
All activities will be held at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church (TUUC) located at 1710 Dulaney Valley Road.

- May I visit and observe classes?
We ask that parents not visit during classes as we have found it to be a distraction to the students. You will have an opportunity to see what your child has been working on at their performances.

MUSICAL PRODUCTION

- Can I bring family and friends to the performances?
Absolutely! We encourage everyone to come out and support all of our talented young artists.

- When and where can tickets be purchased?
Ticket will go on sale  TBD. They may be purchased online at www.artscentric.net.

- How much are tickets?

Tickets are $20.

- Is it general or reserved seating?

All seating is first come, first served.