Theater Division Accepted Student Day: Becoming BoCo Theater Division Accepted Student Day: Becoming BoCo

Families

Friday, April 8, 2022

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Welcome to Our Community

Greetings by Dean of Theater Scott Edmiston and faculty members Laura Marie Duncan and Theresa Lang.

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Discussion: “Help! My Kid Loves Theater” (for Families)

Family members are invited to join an informational session about Boston Conservatory’s theater programs, hosted by Dean of Theater Scott Edmiston and Chair of Theater Patsy Collins Bandes. Come with questions for the Q&A portion!

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Discussion: This Is the Life: Bo, Bo, Bo, BoCo

Current theater students share why they chose BoCo (Boston Conservatory) and what has been transformational about their experiences. Bring questions! Hosted by Assistant Professor Ashleigh Reade. Family members are welcome.

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Free Period (for Families)

While students have lunch and attend sample classes, family members have free time until 2:00 p.m. and may choose to lunch at a neighborhood restaurant—nearby spots include Sonsie, Dillon’s, Trident Book Store Cafe, Boloco, Boston Burger Company, or Capital Grille. You may also wish to check out the shops on Newbury Street or visit Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

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Discussion: Redefining the 21st-Century Actor

Meet faculty members Dave Pepin, David Valdes, Vince Burwell, Marianna Bassham, and Bevin O’Gara, who will share their thoughts on the skills, knowledge, and values that actors need to succeed in this ever-changing artform.

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Cast Party: Meet Our Community

Drop by for an informal gathering with our cast of characters—students, faculty, and your future classmates. 

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Optional Class Observation: Advanced Musical Theater Dance (for Admitted Musical Theater Students)

Admitted musical theater students and their families are invited to observe advanced dance students rehearse for their NYC Showcase. Michelle Chassé, faculty.

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Optional Class Observation: Contact Improv Movement (for Admitted Contemporary Theater Students)

Admitted contemporary theater students and their families are invited to observe a first-year class in contact improvisation. Olivier Besson, faculty.