Extension Programs Spotlights

February 2, 2021

While few could predict what 2020 had in store for higher education, one thing remained consistent: Boston Conservatory at Berklee earned recognition as one of the best schools for performing arts education, both for its innovative degree programs and leading summer intensives. The 2020 accolades, gathered from independent sources, underscores Boston Conservatory’s reputation as a leader in performing arts education.

October 21, 2019

Boston Conservatory at Berklee announced a new, cutting-edge summer program in commercial dance for dancers between the ages of 15 and 22 interested in learning about the world of commercial dance.

February 25, 2019

Boston Conservatory at Berklee is excited to announce a new addition to their comprehensive suite of summer programs: Musical Theater Acting Intensive (MTAI), July 22 to August 9, 2019. Designed for emerging theater artists between the ages of 15 and 25, the new three-week intensive delves deep into the complex art of character development, and works closely with students to polish material for future auditions. Applications are due June 1.

March 28, 2017

Students who apply by April 1 to the High School Composition Intensive, Musical Theater Dance Intensive, Summer Dance Intensive, or Vocal/Choral Intensive will save on their application fee.

Mila Thigpen, program director of Boston Conservatory's Dance Sessions: Dance Summer Program, shares what participants can expect from the program and reflects on her own experiences as a young dancer.

Patty Thom, codirector of Boston Conservatory's Vocal/Choral Intensive (VCI), tells us what students will gain from the program and shares some of her fondest VCI memories.

Kurt Douglas, program director of Boston Conservatory's Summer Dance Intensive (SDI), talks about what students can expect from the program and his own journey as a dancer.

Current Conservatory voice student Hannah Bentivegna (B.M. '20, voice) talks about how the Conservatory's Vocal/Choral Intesive (VCI) influenced her not only as a musician, but as a person. 

Samuel Sicilia (B.F.A. '19), now a student in the Conservatory's contemporary dance program, describes how the Conservatory's Summer Dance Intensive (SDI) helped develop his technique and his artistry.

Musical theater alumnus Lance Strickland (B.F.A. '18) explains how the Musical Theater Dance Intensive (MTDI) gave him a taste of daily life as a Conservatory student.