Information for Registered Students in the Musical Theater Summer Intensive

2019 Information

The following information will help you plan and prepare for your time on campus:

Residence Hall Information

Students who are staying on campus will be housed at Berklee’s 160 Massachusetts Avenue residence hall. When you check in, you will receive your room key and detailed information from the Housing Office about the meal plan and facilities.


Program Schedule

All participants will receive an individual class schedule upon registration. Please note that this outline is an approximation and is subject to change.

The Musical Theater Summer Intensive presents a rigorous schedule from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. each day. We encourage you to make it to mealtime (especially breakfast at 8:00 a.m.) and urge you to get enough sleep each night in order to make it through the week with the proper focus and without compromising your health.

Sunday, August 11

Check-In/Registration

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue

  • Check in at the Summer Programs registration table.
  • Pay any fees at the Office of the Bursar, 921 Boylston Street, room 242.
  • Move in to your room at your convenience, then join icebreaker games.
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Retrieve Personalized Schedules / Icebreaker Games
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor
 
1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
2:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Interview / Master Class: Sammi Cannold, Director
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Campus Orientation and Staying Safe Presentation
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Icebreaker Games
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 
6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m.
Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. 
Musical Theater Open Mic (two running concurrently - sign up at the event itself)
Red Room at Cafe 939, 939 Boylston Street, or
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
  • Solos, duets, and trios are welcome.
  • Bring sheet music in the correct key. A piano accompanist is provided.
  • A guitar plugin is provided; you supply the guitar/guitarist.
9:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Housing Meeting for All On-Campus Students
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Dining Hall
 
There is a nightly curfew of 10:30 p.m. for all on-campus students. You will need it; you have a long week ahead of you.
 

Monday, August 12

 
8:00 a.m.–8:50 a.m.
Breakfast
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
9:00 a.m.–9:50 a.m.
Faculty Introductions and Choir Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 
10:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m.
Core Classes in Dance, Acting, and Voice
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 
1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Interview and Master Class with Christy Altomare (Actor, Anastasia, Mamma Mia)
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Elective or Audition Technique
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 
5:10 p.m.–5:50 p.m.
Interview and Q&A with Khiyon Hursey (Composer/Lyricist, Hamilton music assistant)
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 
6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m.
Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Ensemble Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms

 

Tuesday, August 13

 
8:00 a.m.–8:50 a.m.
Breakfast
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
9:00 a.m.–9:50 a.m.
Choir Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater, or Room 201
 
10:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m.
Core Classes in Dance, Acting, and Voice
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 
1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Interview and Master Class with Ben Simpson (Producer, The Band’s Visit, Hello, Dolly!)
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Elective or Audition Technique
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 
5:10 p.m.–6:50 p.m.
Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Ensemble Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 

Wednesday, August 14

 
8:00 a.m.–8:50 a.m.
Breakfast
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
9:00 a.m.–9:50 a.m.
Choir Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater or Room 201
 
10:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m.
Core Classes in Dance, Acting, and Voice
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 
1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Interview and Master Class with Kevin Wilson (Associate Professor, Voice, Boston Conservatory at Berklee)
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Elective or Audition Technique
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 
5:10 p.m.–6:50 p.m.
Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Ensemble Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 

Thursday, August 15

 
8:00 a.m.–8:50 a.m.
Breakfast
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
9:00 a.m.–9:50 a.m.
Choir Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater or Room 201
 
10:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m.
Core Classes in Dance, Acting, and Voice
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 
1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Interview and Master Class with Eric Stern (Music Director, ShrekXanaduParade)
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Elective or Audition Technique
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms
 
5:10 p.m.–5:50 p.m.
Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Ensemble Rehearsal and Tech Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, various classrooms and rotating to Theater
 

Friday, August 16

 
8:00 a.m.–8:50 a.m.
Breakfast
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Group Warm-Ups and Choir
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater or Room 201
 
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Tech/Dress Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater and classrooms
 
1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Final Student Showcase (friends and family welcome)
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor Theater
 

How to Contact Us

 

General Questions

Office of Summer Programs
155 Massachusetts Avenue, Fourth Floor
617-747-2245
 

Class Schedule Questions

Michael Wartofsky: 617-747-8495 or mwartofsky@berklee.edu
Kevin Bleau: 617-747-8603 or kbleau@berklee.edu
 

Tuition and Fees

Office of the Bursar
921 Boylston Street, Room 242
617-747-2165 or 617-747-2610
 

Public Safety

155 Massachusetts Avenue, Basement
Public Safety staff is here for students’ protection and assistance 24 hours a day. Security can be reached by phone at 617-747-8888 in an emergency or 617-747-2682 for regular business.
 

Housing Office

150 Massachusetts Avenue, Third Floor
617-747-2292
 
 

Additional Information

Please visit Parent and Student Resources on the Berklee Summer Programs website for general information applicable to all Berklee summer programs, including:

  • what to bring,
  • directions to campus,
  • visa requirements for international students,
  • services available for students with disabilities,
  • information on facilities, and
  • information on policies and expectations.

Helpful information may also be found on the Summer Programs Housing and Tuition and Payment pages.

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