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Theatre Arts Training Auditions

Triple Threat Training

grades 9 – 12 | August 2 – 20, 2021 | 10am – 5pm | Monday – Friday
$995 | scholarships available through ACT Pass

This fast-paced, interdisciplinary training program focuses on the in-depth musical theatre performance skills required for a professional career in theatre performance. With an emphasis on learning, retaining, and performing choreography and song, this course models the rigor, dedication, and etiquette expected in professional rehearsal spaces. Spend three weeks training with prestigious Twin Cities professionals to hone your musical theatre skills and prepare for professional opportunities.

  • In voice, study healthy practices for maintaining a powerhouse voice, strengthen your skills for ensemble and solo singing, and learn to identify key elements of musical theatre genres.
  • In dance and movement, practice conditioning, develop techniques to master popular steps from ballet, jazz, and musical theatre dance, and learn choreography at the pace of a professional rehearsal.
  • In acting, gain valuable insight for auditioning, dive into acting technique, and learn how to navigate a professional rehearsal room.

By application only. Applications are due June 15, 2021. Students will be notified of acceptance or waiting list status by June 30, 2021. Questions? email


Application Materials:

  • Resumé or list of dance and acting experience/training.
  • Respond in writing (2 paragraph maximum) to the question “What does ensemble mean to you and why is it important to theatre-making?”
  • OPTIONAL: Record yourself (video preferred) singing 16 bars. Choose your own or use one of the options provided below.



You Will be Found
from ‘Dear Evan Hansen’





information on auditions for class of 2025 will be available Late summer 2021

A four-year training program preparing young actors for college and professional theatre careers.

Highlights include:

  • intensive acting and musical theatre training with industry professionals
  • annual spring showcase
  • mentorship from CTC artists
  • college audition preparation
  • capstone project tailored to students’ strengths and learning goals. 

Each fall and winter, students take a weekly class with their cohort focusing on a different skill. In the spring, students prepare a showcase highlighting their progress. Students also choose one elective course each year tailored to their personal performance goals. During the final year, students collaborate on a capstone project based on the cohort’s strengths and interests.

In addition to their course work, Institute members will have access to professional theatre artists and administrators to learn about the different career options in the arts. Each year 2-3 Master Classes are offered.

Annual Tuition: $2000 | Financial Aid Available
Includes: Fall and Winter Cohort Acting Class, one elective (to be taken fall, winter, spring, or summer), and the spring showcase