What if your future
could start right now?
could start right now?
JULY 10 – 18. 2022
The College Audition Conservatory is an unparalleled eight-day college audition preparatory summer intensive in Orlando, FL. Students and parents will have the unique opportunity to attend masterclasses, workshops, seminars, and mock auditions with faculty from ten of the top musical theatre college programs in the country, all set at the heart of Orlando’s Attractions!
The Rosen Centre and Resort Orlando
Centrally located on popular International Drive and connected to the Orange County Convention Center, the 1,334-room Rosen Centre® Hotel brings you within minutes of all the attractions and entertainment that make Orlando an exciting destination. In addition to being close to theme parks, shopping and world-class golf, Rosen Centre® Hotel is just 12 minutes from Orlando International Airport. With nine dining options, a 24-hour fitness center, a world-class spa, and tropical pool onsite, the Rosen Centre is a destination unto itself, right in the heart of one of the world’s most popular travel destinations.
Our World-Class Faculty
Spanning over ten schools across the country, our award-winning faculty is the heart of the College Audition Conservatory, and this year will feature the most spectacular ensemble of educators yet!
Be on the lookout for faculty announcements, coming soon.
Our students are our success stories
The College Audition is nothing without its students, and what our past alumni have achieved holds testament to everything the program has to offer through their successes and talents. This is a program built for the success and growth of high school students to achieve their dreams and wishes of a career in the performing arts, and everything is catered to help them become more confident and capable in their skills and goals.
Over the past 3 years, past students from The College Audition have achieved great successes and have gone on to win performance awards and are enrolled at some of the top-performing arts universities in the United States.
Student Participant Price: $3800. Price includes double hotel accommodations (students not traveling with a parent will be assigned a roommate), all lunches, Thursday Brunch, and 7 dinners (no dinner on free night), Preparing for the College Audition Seminar, College Audition Techniques master class, 30 hours of master class with college faculty, master class with a broadway celebrity, mock auditions with those colleges plus additional schools, all evening activities, closing night party.
1st Parent Attendee: $2400. Includes double-occupancy hotel room with their student. All Meals, Parent Workshops, Seminars, Evening activities, and transportation to offsite activities and special events.
2nd Parent Attendee: $1200. Includes triple-occupancy hotel room with their student and one other parent attendee within the same family. All Meals, Parent Workshops, Seminars, Evening activities, and transportation to offsite activities and special events.
Private Room One Parent Attendee: $3150. Includes single-occupancy hotel room with a King Bed or two queens. Per the hotel, we cannot guarantee King Rooms, based on availability. Student will be placed with a roommate, and not in this hotel room. All Meals, Parent Workshops, Seminars, Evening activities, and transportation to offsite activities and special events.
Private Room Two Parent Attendees: $4350. Includes double occupancy hotel room in either a king bed room or two queens Please specify when booking. Per the hotel, we cannot guarantee King Rooms, based on availability. Student will be placed with a roommate, and not in this hotel room. All Meals, Parent Workshops, Seminars, Evening activities, and transportation to offsite activities and special events for two parent attendees.
Non-Attendee Parent with Attendee Student: $4550. Includes double-occupancy hotel room with their student. All Meals, Parent Workshops, Seminars, Evening activities, and transportation to offsite activities and special events for student participant ONLY. Non-Attendee parent will be on their own for all meals, and will not participate in any of the program offerings.
Non-Attendee guests cannot be added to any meals or events, and will need to be booked into a hotel room directly through the hotel using the link we provide.
Discounted room rates are available for families to want to arrive up to three days before or stay up to three days after the Conservatory! Once you have booked with us, you can contact the hotel directly to arrange for these reservations.
The Conservatory isn’t just for students! Parents are encouraged to join us in Orlando for a full week of Parent Workshops as well! Parents who have attended the Conservatory in the past have said that it was the best investment they have made in the College Audition Process!
All auditions are waived for current students of Tim Evanicki / The College Audition, and Conservatory Alumni.
For uploaded auditions, each piece should be filmed/uploaded as a separate piece of media. No continuous videos. Students are encouraged to use standard technology/recording devices that are available to them (i.e. smartphones, tablets, etc).
There should not be a separate introduction or “slate” video. Instead, “slates” are to appear at the beginning of each piece and included as part of the time allotment.
- The proper slate for a song is to share your name, the song title, and show in which it appears.
- The proper slate for a monologue is to share your name, the title of the play, and the playwright.
Students should prepare two contrasting pieces. Each institution is responsible for indicating which options are accepted.
- One song should be a ballad and one song should be an uptempo so as to contrast style
- Each song file should be 60-90 seconds (This time limit includes the slate at the beginning of the piece and is strictly adhered to; please do not upload media files longer than 90 seconds)
- Students must sing to musical accompaniment, which could include live or pre-recorded accompaniment. No “a cappella” singing (meaning singing without music).
- Songs should be filmed in a ¾ shot which means the top of the head to the knees should be visible in the frame.
- One song should be written before 1970. This song can be either the “uptempo” or the “ballad” (student’s choice).
- One song should be written after 1970 and contrast the style of the first.
- Many accompaniment tracks to musical theater songs are available on Youtube and other websites. If you do not have a way to work with a live accompanist or don’t have access to a recorded track of your music, consider using an app that will play the piano part for you. Harmony Helper is one such app that allows you to take photos of your sheet music, upload them to the app and then generate a piano track that you can use.
- When using prerecorded music, make sure the music source (the speaker or output) is closer to you than it is to the device on which you are recording. By having the accompaniment near you, your voice and the music will reach the microphone on your device in a more balanced manner.
- Monologue must be from a published play.
- Monologue cannot be from musicals, television shows, or movies.
- Each monologue file should be 60-90 seconds in length (this time limit includes the slate at the beginning of the piece and is strictly adhered to; please do not upload media files longer than 90 seconds)
- 1 contemporary monologue (written after 1900), 60-90 seconds in length
- The contemporary monologue should be filmed in a “close-up” shot which means the top of the head to the chest should be visible in the frame.
Important Note: Please do not be discouraged if you are not a dancer. Admission to the Conservatory will not be determined based on dance ability, rather, we will use these videos to place you in the appropriate dance group so you are taking class with other students at your level. What is most important is that you send a video showing the level where you are now, and that you HAVE FUN in the dance video. A 30-second video of you step-touching with a smile on your face is plenty, and you should be proud of where you are!
Students may be asked to execute one or both of the following options. Each institution is responsible for indicating which options are accepted.
- All dance media should be filmed in a “full body” shot taking care to keep the student’s entire body in the frame at all times.
- Applicants do not need to slate in any dance media.
- Regardless of which style of dance you execute, the choreography and the movement should be story-driven and connected to the music where the applicant is dancing with a sense of purpose.
- 30-60 seconds of dance in whatever dance discipline you feel most confident. This may include, but is not limited to jazz, ballet, tap, modern, cultural dance styles, hip hop, lyrical, or contemporary.
- Please do not submit “barre work”. Instead, check to see if the auditioning program offers the optional “Ballet Submission”.
- Please use steps, movement, and physical vocabulary that you are familiar with and can execute well.
- Dance media can be self-choreographed, but must be a solo video of you. This can include a show, competition, or other performance so long as you are clearly featured on your own.
- All choreography must be performed to music; please no “a cappella” dance media.
- Applicants are encouraged to keep a full-length mirror behind the filming device so as to see themselves as they execute choreography.
The College Audition Statement on COVID-19
There is no arguing that the COVID-19 Pandemic has reshaped the way we plan every aspect of our lives and businesses. As such, we continue to monitor the status of the pandemic, and the recommendations and mandates handed down by health officials and our government as it pertains to large gatherings.
As with 2019, if an in-person event is not possible, we will move the Conservatory to an online format at a reduced price. Refunds will be available for the full amount paid if we are moving the program online, should you wish to withdraw from the program.