ARTIST EMPOWERED: College & Career Coaching in the Arts

Artist Empowered specializes in college and career coaching services. We provide one on one consulting, coaching and advising for artists at every level. We ensure that every artist becomes & remains EMPOWERED!

  • Performing Arts College Consulting with Complimentary Consultation
  • Summer Intensive in Chicago
  • Career Advising and Professional Artist Development in the Performing Arts Industry
  • Private Audition Prep and Coaching in Musical Theatre| Voice| Acting| Dance
  • Excellent Teaching and Coaching Faculty, Working Professionals and Educators in Each Field from Across the USA
  • Master Classes, Workshops and Mini-Intensives throughout the School Year
  • Juried Mock Auditions
  • Artistic Assessments with Written Feedback from Industry Professionals
  • Personal Branding
  • Professional Headshots and Headshot Selection
  • Resume Work
  • Essay Coaching
  • Repertoire Selection
  • Audition & Interview  Etiquette and Skills
  • Studio availability in Chicago and Western Suburbs
  • Self Tape  with Coach/Videographer
  • PreScreen Services with Coach/Videographer
  • Accompanist Services




Coaching and Consulting for those interested in the Professional Side of the Film/Television, Commercial and Musical Theatre Industry.


Specialized College Consulting in Theatre, Film and Television, Musical Theatre and Dance


Individual Coaching for College, Community, Commercial/Film and Professional Industry Auditions


Workshops, Mock Auditions and Intensives with College Professors and Industry Professionals.


A Network especially for and featuring SPA Alumni and Family


Looking to enrich your curriculum for those students who may be considering a career in the Performing Arts? Artist Empowered ‘in-residence’ will host a Master Class Workshop at your school – in a rehearsal, classroom, club or studio setting.



About Us

Artist Empowered is a college and career coaching and consulting division of The School of Performing Arts in Chicago, specific to dance, music, theatre and musical theatre. The competitive nature of these fields can make the navigation of a college or conservatory arts education or professional career daunting.

The School of Performing Arts has been guiding and leading students and professional artists to feel empowered and prepared to navigate their next steps. We give them the tools they need to be entrepreneurs in their field and feeling confident as successful, self-reliant, working artists. Clients also understand how their arts training and skills can transfer to many careers over their lifetime.

The School of Performing Arts began training students in the arts in 1991. We are proud of the outstanding credentials and extensive teaching backgrounds of our professional faculty. Our coaches, faculty and consultants are some of the best in the country with over 26 years of experience in coaching and preparing students in the arts.

Through our expert training and guidance, we have students who have gone on to study the arts at some of the most prestigious college and conservatory year round and summer programs in the world. Such programs as:

New York University Tisch School for the Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Michigan,Elon University,Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Syracuse University, DePaul University, University of Illinois, Indiana University,Western Michigan, Boston Conservatory, University of Iowa, Butler University, , Millikin University, Illinois Wesleyan, AMDA, New England Conservatory, Oklahoma University, Oklahoma State, Kent State, Arizona State University, Hope College, SUNY Purchase, Columbia College Roosevelt University, Webster College, Julliard Summer Intensive, Joffrey Ballet Summer program, LINES Ballet, Point Park, London Conservatory.

Contact our team for help navigating this exciting life path for you or your student.