Course | Summer Course
Course Director | Jo Baumber
Ages | 5 - 18 year olds (Arts Centre)
9 - 18 year olds (Academy)
Location | Currently Academy (Barbican) OR Arts Centre (Guildford) but subject to
relocation in 2021, see details here.
Course Length | One Week, Full-Time
Dates | 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic
The course covers all aspects of Musical Theatre performance - Acting, Singing and Dancing and will give you the chance to explore and develop your skills as a performer under the expert tuition of leading choreographers, directors and industry professionals.
This leads up to a final performance in Italia Conti’s own theatre at the end of the week.
The emphasis of the course is on enjoyment and will give a taste of the kind of training that you would receive were to come and study full time at Italia Conti.
The Summer Course is one of the highlights of the year at Italia Conti and offers a unique opportunity to experience a Performing Arts course under the direction of Italia Conti’s world-renowned teaching faculty.
The Summer course runs for one week during the summer holidays and a full week booking only is considered. A typical day will include a Ballet class, Jazz class, Fitness class, Acting, Singing and Musical Theatre, plus additional workshops.
10am - 5pm
10am - 3pm (5 - 8 years) | 10am - 5pm (9 - 18 years)
The course includes a range of classes such as:
- Ballet - Acting
- Jazz - Singing
- Fitness - Musical Theatre
Students are given the opportunity to take part in a performance showcasing what they have learnt at the end of the week. This will take place in Italia Conti's own performance spaces.
Instruction is offered to students at various levels depending on age/ability:
Academy Arts Centre
- Beginner - Associates (5 - 8 years)
- Intermediate - Professional (9 - 18 years)
Tuition Fees | Academy: £300
Arts Centre: 5 - 8 years - £200
9 - 18 years - £280
Deposit | 25% (non-refundable)
DEPOSIT & PAYMENT OF FEES
A deposit of 25% is required upon application to hold your place. This is non-refundable, unless an applicant cannot be accepted. The remaining balance must be paid 6 weeks prior to the course commencement date by either bacs transfer or cheque, further details of which will be given after application to the course.
ASSOCIATE SCHOOL STUDENTS / AUDITIONEE DISCOUNT
There is a 10% discount for any current Conti students at Associate Schools, and anyone who has auditioned at Italia Conti this academic year.
MULTIPLE SUMMER SCHOOLS DISCOUNT
There is a 20% discount for any student booking onto both Summer Schools at the Arts Centre (Guildford) and the Academy (Barbican).
Cancellations made 4 weeks prior to the course commencement date will receive a 50% refund, thereafter no refund will be made.
FEES TERMS & CONDITIONS
Terms and conditions apply upon acceptance to Italia Conti and can be found on our Policies page.
Students are only accepted between the ages of 5 - 18 years (Arts Centre) or 9 - 18 years (Academy).
No audition is required for this course as we wish to encourage participation in the arts for all abilities.
Italia Conti regrets it does not offer boarding facilities to summer course students. Italia Conti is a 'day' school and students accepted on the summer course are responsible for finding their own accommodation.
Students will be in the care of experienced house staff during class hours and student safety is of the utmost importance.
All students will receive with a free Italia Conti Summer School t-shirt.
Application to the Summer School course can be made using our application form.
Applicants must complete the form and pay the deposit (25%) in order to hold your place on the course. Upon receiving your application we will contact you with further information. The remaining balance must be paid 6 weeks prior to the course commencement date.
Deposit fees are non-refundable. These fees act as both an administration fee for processing your application and holding your place on the course.
In line with our admissions policy, Italia Conti reserves the right to alter or withdraw offers at any point.