Summer Programs at Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Experience Boston Conservatory’s transformative training by registering for a summer intensive in dance, music, or theater. You’ll deepen your artistry while receiving individualized attention from renowned guest artists and valuable mentorship from expert faculty. Whether you’re thinking of pursuing a related degree or simply looking to take your artistry to the next level, Boston Conservatory has a program for you.

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Program Highlights

Experience Boston Conservatory Training Firsthand

Boston Conservatory is consistently named a top 10 school for dance, music, and theater. Our acclaimed summer intensives are modeled on our top-ranking degree programs, and are a perfect way to experience Boston Conservatory’s world-class education firsthand.

Learn from the Best

All of our programs are designed and taught by our world-class faculty, who offer real-world experience and mentorship. With an impressive lineup of internationally renowned guest artists who are leaders in their fields, you’ll work with the best of the best. And, if you’re considering a performing arts degree, you’ll benefit from expert advice about the college application and audition process.

Make Lifelong Friends

Boston Conservatory summer programs are a great way to begin building your professional network with talented peers from around the world who share your passion.

Commercial Dance Intensive

Three Weeks (Boston, MA)

Discover what it takes to succeed in the commercial dance industry. From breaking/popping, to hip-hop, jazz-funk, lyrical-jazz, and urban dance styles, this intensive will prepare you for opportunities in video, film, and live music concerts. Transform your technique with instruction from renowned faculty and gain valuable career advice from acclaimed guest artists who have performed with some of the biggest names in the industry.

High School Composition Intensive

Two Weeks (Boston, MA)

Challenge your creative process as you learn how to compose effectively under time constraints. This intensive will expand your compositional toolset and provide practical experience writing for an ensemble. Receive direct feedback from our knowledgeable faculty and hear performances of your scores from professional musicians. By the end of this program, you will have three complete scores with audio recordings to add to your portfolio.

Musical Theater Acting Intensive

Three Weeks (Boston, MA)

Explore the complex art of character development from Broadway veterans. In a rigorous schedule complete with intensive studies in acting, singing, and movement, you will become immersed in classical and contemporary repertoire ranging from Shakespeare to rock. Practice and refine your audition skills so you can feel confident for your next big audition.

Musical Theater Dance Intensive

Three Weeks (Boston, MA)

This intensive for experienced dancers will strengthen your performance skills and expand your theater knowledge. Refine your technique in ballet, jazz, and theater dance while enhancing your voice and acting skills to become a well-rounded performer. With instruction from Broadway veterans and acclaimed faculty, you will gain valuable career insight and develop the confidence necessary to succeed in the industry.

Summer Dance Intensive

Three Weeks (Boston, MA)

Take your dance training to the next level and transform your technique in this immersive, rigorous program. Expand your knowledge of contemporary ballet, modern dance, and improvisation as you focus on improving your form and technique. Experience Boston Conservatory’s trademark instruction that combines rigorous training with a cutting-edge approach to contemporary dance.

Vocal/Choral Intensive

Two Weeks (Boston, MA)

Delve deeper into musical theater or classical music as a solo performer. You will strengthen your skills with proper technique and work with faculty who have years of experience training young singing artists. Experience voice lessons, coachings, and master classes and perform in choral ensembles to solidify what you have learned. Explore the career opportunities for professional choruses and theater.

Brass Workshop

Five Days (Boston, MA)

This joint Boston Conservatory at Berklee/Berklee College of Music program gives students (ages 15 and older) a chance to study jazz or classical music with Berklee's diverse, world-class faculty comprising some of the East coast's most renowned musicians.

Youth Musical Theater Summer Program

One or Two Weeks (Boston, MA)

This program is a perfect introduction to musical theater for students (ages 12–14) who have always wanted to give theater a try, as well as those who have already gotten started and wish to advance their craft. It's also great for students looking take one of our high school-level summer intensives in the future, and in the meantime want to sample Boston Conservatory’s signature training paced for a younger audience.