Young Actors Conservatory

Young Actors Conservatory

ETC’s Young Actors Conservatory is a rigorous summer program designed to offer participants the experience of working in a professional setting alongside professional theater artists. Students receive challenging and innovative arts education similar to that of a collegiate arts program, supported by a comprehensive curriculum that balances performance and technique. 

This two-week workshop offers aspiring young performers ages 8-12 the chance to expand their skills by exposing them to the fundamentals of acting, singing, and dancing. Perfect for students new to the stage or those looking for a challenge, this training program encourages risk-taking and growth with nurturing guidance from theater professionals. Individual attention, ensemble building, character development and improvisation exercises are used to enhance creative expression, positive self-image and confidence. The camp runs Mondays through Fridays and culminates with a Saturday afternoon showcase for family and friends.  


Ages: 8-12
Tuition: $650 
Dates: June 27th – July 9th, 2022
Times: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Final Presentation: Saturday, July 9th at 2:00 p.m.



Under the direction of award-winning actor/director Brian McDonald, and a professional faculty, this 2-week performance intensive covers advanced acting, dancing and vocal skills for aspiring musical theater students ages 13-19. The curriculum focuses on principles of acting, dance skills, character development, vocal training, scene analysis, song interpretation, and performance training. The program culminates in a showcase of students work for family and friends. 


Ages: 13-19
Recommended Requirements: Previous performing experience is recommended for this advanced musical theater program. 
Workshop Dates: July 25th – August 6, 2022
Times: Mondays through Fridays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Performances: August 6, 2022


This 2-week course offers aspiring actors comprehensive performance training normally reserved for collegiate students. With a curriculum that focuses on principles of acting, movement, voice, character and scene analysis, mask work, improv and performance training, The Acting Intensive is a fun and challenging program for aspiring young artists ages 13-19 with a passion for delving deeper into the craft of acting! This course culminates in a showcase of scenes and monologues for family and friends. Perfect for students considering furthering their performance studies and prepping for college auditions.  


Tuition: $650 
Dates: July 5 – 16, 2022
Times: Monday through Friday 10am-3pm
Performance: Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.



Financial Assistance

For families in need, ETC offers financial scholarships to cover the cost of tuition. CLICK HERE for more information about how to apply. 

Contact Us

For more information, please contact Director of Education Brian McDonald

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