Summer C.A.M.P.

C.A.M.P College. Audition. Musical Theatre. Prep.          

June 23 – 29, 2019

Rolling admissions! We are filling up but spots and scholarships are still AVAILABLE. we want you to be apart of the AE Family and set you up for SUCCESS!    

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Artist Empowered C.A.M.P. is a boutique style Musical Theatre intensive designed for rising high-school Juniors and Seniors, aspiring to attend a competitive college or conservatory program. This one-week intensive is the perfect step to approaching your college auditions with clarity and confidence!

  • Prep for PreScreens, Unifieds and Live Campus Auditions, we will continue to build your college audition “package” showcasing what makes you unique and what will set you apart:  



      • Coached Directly by Industry Professionals and College Professors with Real-World Contemporary Advice
      • Song Repertoire/ Cuts  
      • Acting your Song
      • Monologue Selection and Work
      • Audition Etiquette
      • Audition Wear and Presentation
      • Individual “Branding”
      • Opportunity to take Professional Headshots
      • Headshot Selection
      • Resume Work
  • One-on-One Coaching
  • Mock Auditions and Dance Calls
  • Broadway and Chicago Theatre Connections
  • Working Artist Mentors
  • Evening Activities: Sightseeing and Theatre-going Excursions
  • College Conversations:
    • What Programs Best Suit You
    • Reach, Fit and Safety Schools
    • Audition Self Care
    • Expectations
    • Repertoire Book and Making Cuts 
This one-of-a-kind Intensive will be held in the charming college town of Naperville just 28 miles west of the Chicago loop, utilizing the newly renovated, fully equipped state-of-the-art lofted studios of The School of Performing Arts. Housing is a quick five-minutes away on the campus of North Central College.

Faculty Include:

    • Katie Johannigman associate professor of Musical Theatre at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
    • Award-winning lyric soprano Claudia Benack, associate professor of voice at Carnegie Mellon University
    • Eric Sciotto, dancer/ director/ CCM alum.  Broadway Credits Include; Something Rotten! Annie Get your Gun, Sweet Charity and many more
    • Dr. Jennifer Barnickel-Fitch DMA from University of Michigan
    • Kristi Bramlett professor at Columbia College
    • Alumni from Carnegie Mellon University, Annie Yokom and Sawyer Peirce

Guest Artists Include:   

    • Cameron Knight, Professor at North Carolina School For the Arts, previous head of BFA Acting program at The Theatre School at DePaul University, and acting professor at Carnegie Mellon University
    • Garrett Lutz, North Central College Alum, Chicago Credits include: Paramount Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, Marriott Theatre

Artist Empowered is an acceptance/auditioned summer program. All audition and application requirements on  See dropdown menu on the left to see the 2019 audition requirements.

Total Fees: $2500

Tuition, $1750 | Room/Board, $600 | Activities Fees, $150*

*does not include optional headshot fee

AE C.A.M.P. 2019- Tuition-Housing-Day at a Glance 

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