The Houston Shakespeare Festival Conservatory (HSFC) is a rigorous 17 day, intensive summer camp for high school students, focusing on teaching Shakespeare performance and exposing students to the professional theatre world. Students will live on campus at the University of Houston Cougar Village dorms and will take classes at the School of Theatre & Dance, with performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

The HSF Conservatory is designed to give high school students:
  • One-on-one Master Classes with professionals in acting, voice, text analysis, stage combat and much more
  • Opportunity to perform at Houston's premiere summer theatre festival and be seen by over 25,000 spectators
  • Develop and perform a showcase of scenes and monologues
  • Create and present two Green Shows and Shakespearean Sonnetsat Miller Outdoor Theatre
When: July 22 - August 6, 2017
Where: University of Houston
School of Theatre & Dance,
3351 Cullen Blvd., Houston, TX 77204-4016
Tuition: $1,400.00, includes room & board with a meal plan on the UH campus
$ 250.00 deposit required

How To Apply:

Application Deadline is June 1st!

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! Apply now for consideration to the HSF Ensemble. Deadline for applying is June 1st, 2017. Early Registration is ENCOURAGED! HSFC limits its enrollment to 15 students to ensure quality and individual attention for each participant. Please be sure to fill out the following:

Please mail all forms to:
University of Houston
School of Theatre & Dance
3351 Cullen Blvd
Houston, TX 77204-4016

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