What are the dates of the Immersions?
What is the age range?
How many students are accepted into the program?
The program is limited to 12 students
What is the application process?
Application process begins with the completion of the Theatre Immersion 2018 Questionnaire
What are the application deadlines?
Immersion #1: December 30, 2017
Immersion #2: February 18, 2018
Immersion #3: April 1, 2018
Immersion # 4: April 1, 2018
DUE TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE, STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR IMMERSIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
How is the interview conducted?
Director of Education, MaryJayne Waddell will meet individually with each applicant (click to read MaryJayne’s bio)
What is acceptance based on?
Acceptance into the Immersion is based on the student’s true desire to pursue a theatre career, a commitment to consistent attendance, a willingness to be stretched and challenged, and is curious, fearless, creative, collaborative, and ready to grow
When will I know if my student is accepted?
Final enrollment will be completed by:
Immersion #1: January 2, 2018
Immersion #2: March 3, 2018
Immersion #3: April 14, 2018
Immersion #4 April 14, 2018
What is the cost?
Will scholarships be available?
A limited number of need-based scholarships are available (email email@example.com for more info)
What is the payment schedule?
A $200.00 non-refundable deposit is due by:
Immersion #1: December 30, 2017
Immersion #2: March 10, 2018
Immersion #3: April 21, 2018
Immersion #4 April 21, 2018
Payment in full required by:
Immersion #1 December 30, 2017
Immersion #2 March 17, 2018
Immersion #3 April 28, 2018
Immersion #4 April 28, 2018
Is there a refund policy if my student drops out?
Due to the unique nature of this program, refunds will not be issued
What is the time commitment?
Time commitment varies for each Immersion. Please refer to calendar for specific dates and times
Where will classes and observation take place?
All classes will be held at The Studio Theater located in the James Building at The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel
Who are your staff and what are their backgrounds?
The Immersions will be led primarily by Director of Education, MaryJayne Waddell, a Broadway professional Actors’ Equity artist. Joining her are Actors Theatre of Indiana co-founders and Broadway professional Actors’ Equity artists Cynthia Collins, Don Farrell and Judy Fitzgerald. Professional teachers and guest artists will be announced for each Immersion
Will my student be supervised?
Students will be supervised at all times
Will my student play a leading part in the final showcase?
All students will play a vital role in the final showcase
Who can attend the final showcase?
In addition to college theatre representatives and theatre professionals, public, friends, and family are all invited. Each student will receive complimentary admission for two (2). For all others, there will be a suggested donation to ATI of $10.00 a seat. Seating is limited
What does a typical Immersion day look like?
Students will begin each day with body and voice warmups. They will receive a daily agenda prior to each day. It will consist of whatever we are working on (i.e. audition technique, dance/movement, character study, scripting, group and individual work, rehearsing for final showcase, master classes etc.) There will always be a one hour lunch break. At the end of each day we will review and discuss the days new insights and discoveries plus, talk about the next day’s agenda
Is lunch provided?
Lunch will NOT be provided. Students will be responsible for their own lunches. Refrigerator and microwave will be made available
Am I able to watch any of the classes?
As we are running this like a professional theatre experience, rehearsals will be closed
Who do I contact in case of an emergency?
Emergency contacts and numbers will be provided before the start of each Immersion
If you have additional questions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org