Summer Programs Spotlights
Debi Adams joined the Conservatory faculty in 2002 and guides hundreds of students each year in learning the Alexander Technique. She also directs the Conservatory’s Alexander Teacher Training Course, which allows graduate students to earn an Alexander teaching certificate while they complete their degrees, as well as the Alexander Technique Summer Intensive. Adams explains what the Alexander Technique is, why she was drawn to it, and what students can expect to learn in her teacher-training program.
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.
Current Conservatory student Shelbie Rassler (B.M. '20, composition) explains how the High School Composition Intensive (HSCI) helped her develop her compositional voice.
Conservatory student Alan Mackwell (B.M. '20, composition) explains how the High School Composition Intensive (HSCI) faculty taught him how to write, not what to write.