The mission of the Pre-Pro Company is to provide students with rigorous, weekly training to prepare them for a career in the arts and beyond. Students will be led by highly qualified and top industry professionals, with extensive years of teaching and performing. We invite dedicated students to join us as we focus on a well-rounded training program for students in musical theatre. At the end of the year, there is a final performance opportunity showcasing the growth of the students over the course of the year.
This is an audition-based, year-round program taking place September-May of the school year. If accepted, students will be placed in training classes based on talent level, experience, age, maturity, and professionalism.
Space is limited. All students must audition. No spots are guaranteed.
23-24 Pre-Pro Company Students
Congratulations on your acceptance into Pre-Pro this year! Below please find your schedule of classes, based on your Company placement. We look forward to seeing you in class!
HOW TO AUDITION
Auditions for the 2023/24 school year are closed. To be considered for the waitlist, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Auditions for the 2024/25 school year will take place in the Spring of 2024. Check back soon!
ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS? Contact Director of Education Jenna Gamerl at email@example.com or 404-477-4365
The popular Pre-Professional Company for Middle and High School Students returns to City Springs Theatre Conservatory! Starting this Fall, Pre-Pro Company will provide students with rigorous, weekly training to prepare them for a career in the arts and beyond. Students will be led by highly qualified and top industry professionals, with extensive years of teaching and performing. We invite dedicated students to join us as we focus on a well-rounded training program for students in musical theatre. Each semester will culminate with a performance opportunity. This is an audition-based year-round program taking place September-May of the 2021-22 school year. Students will be placed in a company level based on experience and age. Space is limited. Specific program details below.
- Students will be required to take 3+ hours of dance class per week. Classes will include ballet, jazz, tap, and musical theatre dance.
- Students will be required to take 3+ hours of training courses with each Company’s Director and/or guest instructors. These courses may include voice, acting, MT scene study, MT history, finding your character, audition prep, college audition prep, conditioning, and rehearsals for their end of semester performance.
- Students will be required to participate in a select number of master classes throughout the school year. Master Classes will take place on Saturday mornings from 10am-12pm. Dates of those master classes will be provided before the school year begins.
- Students are required to audition for acceptance into the company. Pre-Pro Company Directors will evaluate each student based on their current level and potential in voice, dance, and acting. Acceptance is at the sole discretion of the CST Conservatory Pre-Pro Company faculty and staff.
- Students are required to work privately with a voice lesson teacher in addition to their company training. Private lessons do not need to be held at CST Conservatory Studios, but are a pivotal part of the training.
Dates: Students will select a 3-hour time slot in the audition form.
- Friday July 16, 2021
- Saturday July 24, 2021
- Sunday July 25, 2021
- 2 contrasting songs of 32 bars in length. One song MUST be pre-1965. Sheet music must be provided.
- 1 Minute monologue from any musical, play, TV show, etc.
- Please bring jazz shoes, tap shoes, and heels if you have them
- Please wear ALL black for the dance call. You may wear whatever you want for the singer/monologue call.
- Please bring your music book with multiple song options in case the Directors ask for you to sing something else.
Fall Semester: September – December 2021
Spring Semester: January-May 2022
- Monday Evenings (Jr. Company only)
- Full company calendar will be provided after placement into the company.
- Students are allowed 2 excused absences per semester.
- Parents must provide a phone call or email within 24 hours prior to the missed class. More than 2 absences may impact final performance opportunities.
- Middle and High
- $1,200 per semester for Companys I & II, $600 per semester for Junior Company
- Semesterly payments can be made in full up front or through a payment plan
- Scholarships ARE available. Click HERE for details.
- A $50 non-refundable registration fee will be due at registration.
- 6 Hours per week
- Mondays: 5:30pm-8:30pm
- Sundays: 12:00pm-3:00pm
- 6 Hours per week
- Sundays: 12:00pm-6:00pm
Per our COVID guidelines, registration will be limited for the Spring Semester. Face masks, temperature checks, and social distancing will be required, along with following ALL safety guidelines required by health officials and the CDC.
Kristine Reese – Company Director
Billy Tighe – Company Director
Regine Metayer – Ballet Mistress
Maya Bowles – Jazz Instructor