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Institute: Young Ensemble

Currently accepting students entering grades 6-8


This three-year program is for actors who are looking to push their training to the next level.  Students will receive specialized training in Acting, Voice, Movement and Dance.  Highlights include intensive acting and musical theatre training with industry professionals, an annual spring showcase, mainstage audition opportunities, mentorship from Peter Brosius and other CTC artists.

Each fall and winter students take a weekly class on Saturdays with their cohort focusing on advancing skills each year. Saturdays in the spring, students prepare a showcase highlighting their progress. Each year students also choose one elective course tailored to their personal performance goals.

In addition to their course work, Institute members can receive one-on-one mentorship with members of CTC acting company, participate in exclusive masterclasses, and receive individual coaching to prepare for auditions.

Tuition: $1700/year
A payment plan of $212.50/month for 8 months is available.

Financial Aid Available: To apply, please fill out an ACT Pass application 

If you are already an ACT Pass holder, you already qualify for a percentage scholarship discount. Additionally, we can create a payment plan for the remaining tuition that fits the needs of your family.

 

Primary Schedule

Young Ensemble will meet Saturdays from 2pm-4pm following the TAT session schedule. (Fall: September 18th– November 20th; Winter: January 15th-March 11th, Spring: March 28th-May 9th.) Spring Showcase 2022 will also have tech rehearsals May 18th – 19th from 4:30-9pm and performances on May 20th and 21st.  As this is a very rigorous program, we have a high expectation for attendance – we permit up to 2 missed classes per session (fall, winter, and spring) and no absences permitted during tech week.

 

Application Process

All students are welcome to join the CTC Young Ensemble. To be eligible for consideration new applicants must participate in the Young Ensemble Master Class on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 from 6-8pm.

Come dressed to move and bring a water bottle. Please prepare and memorize a one-minute monologue from a play.  The Master Class is an opportunity for students to explore the training process as a member of Young Ensemble.

REGISTER FOR THE YOUNG ENSEMBLE MASTERCLASS

If you are NOT able to attend the September 7th Master Class, please fill out the registration form linked above and indicate your student CANNOT attend the Master Class. Then, upload a PDF copy of your resume & a video recording of a memorized one-minute monologue from a play in the dropbox link below.

DROPBOX LINK

 

Acceptance

We will contact you within one week of the Master Class to let you know whether you have been offered a spot in Institute. As you know, we are not always able to offer a spot to every talented actor who participates. If you are not offered a spot, please check out one of our many classes for students in this age group. Students are welcome to apply again the next year.

Institute: Young Company

Currently accepting students entering grades 9-12


This four-year program prepares young actors for college and professional theatre careers. Students will receive college and graduate-level training in Acting, Voice, Movement, and Dance. Highlights include intensive acting and musical theatre training with industry professionals, an annual spring showcase, mainstage audition opportunities, mentorship from Peter Brosius and other CTC artists, college audition preparation, and casting opportunities in the Annual summer intensive.

Each fall and winter students take a weekly class on Monday evenings with their cohort focusing on advancing skills each year. Mondays in the spring, students prepare a showcase highlighting their progress. Each year students also choose one elective course tailored to their personal performance goals. During the final year, 4th year students spend the fall preparing for college auditions.

In addition to their course work, Institute members can receive one-on-one mentorship with members of CTC acting company, participate in exclusive master classes, and receive individual coaching to prepare for college auditions.

Tuition: $2000/year
A payment plan of $250/month for 8 months is available.

Financial Aid Available: To apply, please fill out an ACT Pass application 

If you are already an ACT Pass holder, you already qualify for a percentage scholarship discount. Additionally, we can create a payment plan for the remaining tuition that fits the needs of your family.

 

Primary Schedule

Young Ensemble will meet Mondays from 5-8pm following the TAT session schedule. (Fall: September 18th– November 20th; Winter: January 15th-March 11th, Spring: March 28th-May 9th.) Spring Showcase 2022 will also have tech rehearsals May 18th – 19th from 4:30-9pm and performances on May 20th and 21st.  As this is a very rigorous program, we have a high expectation for attendance – we permit up to 2 missed classes per session (fall, winter, and spring) and no absences permitted during tech week.

 

Application Process

All students are welcome to join the CTC Young Company. To be eligible for consideration new applicants must participate in the Young Company Master Class on Monday, August 30th, 2021 from 6-8pm.

Come dressed to move and bring a water bottle. Please prepare and memorize a one-minute monologue from a play.  The Master Class is an opportunity for students to explore the training process as a member of Young Company.

REGISTER FOR THE YOUNG COMPANY MASTERCLASS

If you are NOT able to attend the August 30th Master Class, please fill out the registration form linked above and indicate your student CANNOT attend the Master Class. Then, upload a PDF copy of your resume & a video recording of a memorized one-minute monologue from a play in the dropbox link below.

DROPBOX LINK