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SEEKING THE NATION'S BEST MUSICAL THEATRE STUDENTS
Broadway's Destination is Your Destination!
JUNE 26-JULY 17, 2024 | ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
Deadline to submit: Sunday, March 24, 2024, at 11:59pm CST.
Your musical theatre career starts now! Join America's top young performers in a professional theatre training experience like no other. Share the grand Muny stage with Broadway and TV's biggest stars in a large scale production. Challenge yourself with college level classes with the best in the business and faculty from the top musical theatre training programs across the country. Set your musical theatre career on the right path.
The Muny, America's premiere summer musical theater, hosts a one-of-a-kind intensive for emerging young artists. This three-week program in St. Louis invites 12 rising junior and senior high school students from across the nation to participate in an immersive theatrical experience of a lifetime!
Perform in a world-class production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid for an audience of 11,000 a night. Share the Muny stage and forge direct relationships with Broadway’s and TV's biggest stars. Challenge yourself in college-level classes with the best in the business and faculty from the top musical theatre training programs from across the country.
The first portion of the Intensive introduces you to the professional life of a performer at The Muny. Students work under the direction of a Broadway creative team, as well as The Muny’s artistic and education staff, to rehearse an epic show in 11 days and perform for an audience of 11,000 a night. In the evenings, during the rehearsal process, the students enjoy unlimited access to some of the brightest creative talents from Broadway, television and The Muny's brightest creative talents through intimate masterclasses and workshops. Masterclass instructors have included Jeanine Tesori (Kimberly Akimbo; Fun Home; Caroline, or Change; Shrek The Musical; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Violet), two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Something Rotten!, Peter and the Starcatcher, Falsettos, NBC’s Smash), Tony Award nominee Taylor Louderman (Mean Girls, Bring It On: The Musical, NBC’s Kenan), Jessica Vosk (Wicked, Bridges of Madison County, Fiddler on the Roof), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Josh Rhodes (Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, First Date, Bright Star), Grammy nominee Alexandra Silber (West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof) to name a few. For more information on The Muny, please check us out at www.muny.org
During the second half of the Intensive, students receive pre-collegiate training from the guest artists and faculty members through studio classes held at the Sargent Conversatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University. Classes include song study, acting, musical theatre dance, improv and audition technique.
We are seeking bright, talented performers with a hunger to learn and grow from every experience. You must possess a strong voice, be an excellent dancer with strong ballet/jazz technique, and have the ability to connect with an audience to tell a story. Only 12 junior and senior high school students will be accepted. This means you are entering your junior/senior year in fall 2024.
We are accepting submissions December 18, 2023 through March 3, 2024. Deadline to submit is: Sunday, March 3, 2024, at 11:59pm CST.
To apply please submit an online application, headshot and resume as well as 3 videos through Acceptd.
- Video #1: Your best musical theater song – (32-bar selection of your choosing).
- Video #2: A contemporary monologue of your choosing. Should be no longer than 1 minute.
- Video #3: A 1 minute dance video – see the instructions HERE
- This program is open only to non-residents of St. Louis and the greater St. Louis area.
- The total cost for each participant is $5,800 and includes housing, meals , and transportation between dormitory and The Muny.
- You are responsible for your transportation to St. Louis.
- Housing for this 20-day, 21-night program will be on the Webster University campus in the East Hall Residence dormitory.
- All food is included – 3 meals a day, plus 1 snack.