Musical Theater Intensive

A FREE eight-week theater intensive for students at the Goodman

About the Program
Program Dates
How to Apply
Past Performances

The Goodman's Musical Theater Intensive (MTI) is an entirely FREE, eight-week pre-professional program, introducing and supplementing the musical theater knowledge of 14 to 18-year-old students in the Chicago metropolitan area. Held at the Goodman, this program gives students the opportunity to learn skills from local theater professionals as they enter the rigorous world of musical theater performance.

MTI acquaints students to the demanding lifestyle of performers as they refine their skills in

  • Acting
  • Dancing
  • Singing
  • Storytelling
  • Ensemble Work

Designed to build spaces that validate the voices of its participants and examine their own potential for creativity, MTI introduces students to the essential elements of the creation of musical theater, culminating in a performance on the Goodman’s stage. This ensemble-building program invites students to look beyond the lights and sounds of Broadway to the social, political, and cultural implications of musical theater.


 

Program Dates

The Musical Theater Intensive is an eight week program that meets Wednesday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm at the Goodman Theatre. Musical Theater Intensive will be begin on June 20th and run until August 11th.

The public performance of work created by Musical Theater Intensive students will take place Saturday, August 11thStudents must be available all day (9am – approx. 9pm) on the performance day.

Students must be have reliable transportation and be available all eight weeks of the programs to participate.


 

How to Apply

Applications for Summer 2018 are closed. Please check back this spring for information about how to apply for Summer 2019!


Curious?

Check out the showcase performance from 2017's Musical Theater Intensive!


 

 

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