PMT Conservatory


Advanced Education Program


(ages 15 - 18)

Please check back for updates for next year.

Students enrolled in the Pre-College Program will attend their high school for half of the day, and spend the other half of their day at PMT training with our working professionals in the entertainment business.

For almost two decades, Pittsburgh Musical Theater's Pre-College Program has served as a pathway to Broadway, feature films, University training, professional theater, and beyond. Graduates have matriculated at Pace, Penn State, Elon, Oklahoma City, Ithaca, Boston Conservatory, CCM, NYU, CMU, University of Michigan, and many others. The Pre-College program offers advanced, in-depth classes for students who wish to make a life long career as a professional in the entertainment industry.

Topics of Instruction
  • Acting
  • Audition Techniques
  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Movement
  • Monologue Technique
  • Music Theater Repertoire
  • Music Theory
  • Playwriting
  • Script Analysis
  • Sight Singing
  • Tap
  • Voice & Speech
  • Acting for the Camera
  • Musical Theater Styles
  • Theater History

Enhanced study options also available.

Past Participating Schools
  • Avonworth
  • Bethel Park
  • Blackhawk
  • Canevin
  • Elizabeth Forward
  • Fayette Township
  • Fox Chapel
  • Franklin Regional
  • Gateway
  • Hampton
  • Highlands
  • Keystone Oaks
  • Knoch
  • Monessen
  • Montour
  • Mt. Lebanon
  • North Allegheny
  • North Hills
  • PA Cyber
  • Penn Hills
  • Penn Trafford
  • Peters Township
  • Pine Richland
  • Pittsburgh Public
  • Quaker Valley
  • Ringgold
  • Serra Catholic
  • Seton-LaSalle
  • South Hills Christian
  • Sto-Rox
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Upper St. Clair
  • West Mifflin
  • Sophomore, junior or senior in high school (freshman students considered on a case by case basis)
  • 2.5 GPA at your high school
  • Demonstration of talent through audition
  • Submission of application materials, which includes this PCP Application form.
  • An audition is required for entrance into the Pre-College Program, please contact us for details and requirements.


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We have enhanced health and safety measures at Pittsburgh Musical Theater - for our students, resident artists, patrons and staff. You must follow all instructions regarding drop-off and pick-up procedures as well as posted instructions while at the PMT Studios for classes and performances. An inherent risk of exposure to infectious diseases exists in any public place where people are present. By attending classes and performances you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to potentially dangerous infectious diseases. Do your part for the safety and health of yourself and others!