High School Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are eligible for our most intensive programs - the half day Pre-College program, and the 3 day Transitions program. These programs are intensive study programs in musical theater for students who plan to attend college with a major in the performing arts. If you are unsure of your student's placement (just turning 13, etc) please give us a call or send us an e-mail and we will be happy to talk over the best options for your student. No prior experience is required for entrance into our programs.
This program is an intensive study program in musical theater for high school students who lan to attend college with a major in the performing arts.
The Pre-College Program - Transition division is a unique opportunity for students to remain a full time high school student while still receiving superior, comprehensive musical theater training from a dedicated and caring professional faculty.
The students of the Pre-College and Transitions programs run their own children's theater company. In the fall semester they produce 30 minute shows for community children in our own Gargaro theater. The students serve as the writers, directors, choreographers, designers and technical staff as well as perform on stage in these shows.
Subject to change on a per semester basis, but typically transitions students experience the following:
For nearly a decade, Pittsburgh Musical Theater's Pre-College Program has served as a pathway to Broadway, feature films, and University training. Graduates have matriculated at Yale, CMU, NYU, Boston Conservatory, Florida State University, Penn State, Point Park and many others. The Pre-College program offers advanced classes for students with "Broadway Dreams."
Individualized study options also available.
Please note: Once tuition has been paid, it is non-refundable. We will be happy to hold a credit for up to one calendar year and will apply your unused tuition to future classes.
Prices current for the 2016-2017 School Year