The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) was co-founded by Sir Paul McCartney in 1996, has quickly established a reputation as one of the world’s leaders for the performing arts training for those who perform and make performance possible. ..(more)
Your Future In Arts
Are you thinking about applying to an arts college or considering a career in an artistic field? Do you know you love the arts but aren’t sure of where to start? Then this is the TeenLife Guide for you!
Inside, you’ll find a number of different resources designed to help you prepare for your future in the arts. There’s links to scholarships, tips on how to develop your artistic career, and a number of summer programs for you to explore. Who knows, you may just find the college of your dreams as well!
It’s been a wild and difficult few years for so many young people, but the value and importance of art remains constant. Art, entertainment, and the artist’s unique perspective has never been as vital as it is right now. So get ready for the release of TeenLife’s 2023 Your Future in Arts Guide, publishing February 28th!
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Focused on the idea of direct and intensely creative education, the Corcoran offers 22 bachelors and masters degrees in the visual and performing arts, as well as in art history, interior architecture and museum studies...(more)
Drexel’s Westphal College prepares students who are passionate about design, media and performing arts to succeed in these competitive fields. We offer 18 undergraduate and 9 graduate majors, including top-ranked programs in Game Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Product Design, and Graphic Design...(more)
The College of Fine Arts at the University of Arizona has a world-class reputation. The UArizona College of Fine Arts offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the School of Art, the School of Dance, the School of Music, and the School of Theatre, Film & Television...(more)
Creative, innovative, imaginative - this is what it means to be a Seton Hill University student! Seton Hill has a passion for the arts. It is reflected in the work of students and faculty who thrive as a community of artists, musicians performers, therapists and educators. For more information, visit our website...(more)
High school students: Do you see a future for yourself in fashion? With Parsons Paris, you can explore fashion with courses in business, design, sustainability, and building a brand. All classes are online, featuring fashion experts and exciting interactive videos. Complete a final project, receive guidance from a mentor, and earn a Certificate of Completion. Sign up today!..(more)
The Parsons Paris Online Program offers flexible, online courses in fashion design, business, branding, and sustainability in fashion for high school students. You’ll hear from Parsons Paris professors, be mentored by a Parsons/The New School student or graduate, and earn a Certificate of Completion from Parsons Paris...(more)
Champlain College offers residential pre-college summer programs for high school students interested in gaining hands-on experience in the fields they're most interested in. Taught by our industry-expert faculty, these intensive programs offer motivated students the opportunity to explore an area of interest or take a deeper dive into a subject they already love...(more)
The #1 AR Program for K-12 Students! Excellent precollege classes, AP classes, & tech leadership programs for cutting-edge portfolios. Students learn Holographic AR coding, STEM, AI, 2D/3D Game Design, Robotics, Digital Art, 2D/3D Animation, UI/UX, 3D Modeling & Design, Space/Nature Exploration, and more. Teleport into your magical Holographic AR design. Thousands of students from 20+ countries have joined Integem. No Prior knowledge is needed-Beginner to Advanced Levels...(more)
The Summer Academies in the Arts are college and career preparatory intensives in Art, Dance, Drama, and Music focused on practical and technical skill development for experienced high school and college arts students on campus at UC Irvine. ..(more)
It's never too soon to start thinking about your future. Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University offers a variety of summer educational opportunities for high school students, with in-person and virtual options available. ..(more)
DANCE INTENSIVE offers high school students ages 14-18 who are interested in majoring in dance a one-week summer dance intensive. Dancers have the opportunity to train with esteemed faculty in our professional studios. MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE offers high school students ages 14-18 the chance to work on their acting, singing and dancing skills with renowned faculty during our one-week musical theatre intensive...(more)
Dean College is a private residential New England college grounded in a culture and tradition in which all students deserve the opportunity for academic and personal success. A uniquely supportive community, Dean has woven together extensive student support and engagement with exceptional teaching and innovative campus activities...(more)
Interested in learning more about the arts, but not quite sure where to start? At Tufts, we have options so you can foster creative exploration regardless of where you are in your artistic journey. Our one-week Graphic Design Bootcamp is perfect for students interested marketing, communications, photo editing, or the graphic arts umbrella, while our two-week SMFA Studio Art Intensive is geared towards echnical skills such as drawing, painting, sculpture, and digital media...(more)
Advance your acting skills at Pace's Precollege Program this summer. Pace is home to one of the Top 30 College Acting/Performing Arts Programs in the US according to OnStage Blog. Summer 2023 Dates: Sunday, July 9 - Saturday, July 22 Location: Downtown NYC campus ..(more)
The College of Fine Arts at BU brings together the Schools of Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. CFA offers professional training in conservatory-style environments for undergraduate and graduate students, complemented by a liberal arts curriculum for undergraduate students...(more)
This summer, immerse yourself in the fine arts with Ohio University’s Pre-College Programs in the Fine Arts—intensive, hands-on explorations in the Schools of Art + Design, Music, Dance, Film, and Theater. Students aged 14–18 choose from courses in any area of the Fine Arts, work with faculty and visiting artists to improve their skills, hone their creative vision, and create meaningful personal work–all while living on our beautiful campus in Athens, Ohio...(more)