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Continuing Education - Youth and Precollege

Summer 2014 Precollege Programs in the Arts

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Serious Foundation, Serious Fun!

The precollege programs in the arts at Purchase College are for high school students who are passionate artists and/or have an interest in pursuing the arts on a college level. These institutes provide portfolio building and audition training technique opportunities. Institute students may earn certificates based on participation and attendance.

June 30–July 11
July 14–25
July 28–August 8
Acting Intensive  
Architecture Intensive  
Filmmaking Institute  
Video Game Creators and Animators New! Minecraft™ Designers and 3-D Video Game Creators 
New! Code Breakers and App Designers
Songwriting Workshop Creative Vocal Lab Vocal Intensive
  Project Fashion Designer Shakespeare Workshop
  22nd Annual Visual Arts Institute*
  Creative Writing Institute
  Photography Institute*
  Advanced Musical Theatre Song & Scene Study

  • Youth and precollege programs in the arts do not meet on Friday, July 4, 2014.
  • Each program meets 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Monday–Friday.
  • Early drop-off and extended-day 2, 4, and 6-week options are also available.
  • Each program concludes with a student performance, publication, or exhibition for friends and family.

* This program is housed in the college’s Visual Arts Building—160,000 square feet of art-making opportunity. It is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Northeast, providing students with superb studio environments, plus state-of-the-art software and hardware specifically geared to the demands of professional design and art making.

Updated November 11, 2014

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