How to Ace Your College Admissions Interview

How to Ace Your College Admissions Interview: Questions to Expect, Questions to Ask, and What Not to Do – Published December 5, 2019 Interviews are a vital part of the college admissions process for performing and visual arts students. Arts applicants come face-to-face with both admissions officers and faculty as part of the audition or […]


How to Choose the Right Theater Audition Material

There are so many decisions to make when applying to college theater programs and summer programs, but one question we get asked constantly is: “How do I choose the right audition material?” We posed this question to three ArtsBridge Summer faculty who are among the top experts in theater training at American colleges. Vicky Bussert […]


College Theater Auditions: 5 Key Areas To Improve

Elevate your audition by learning what to do and what not to do.   Every performing arts student, who attends college theater auditions, competes with thousands of others attempting to get accepted to that particular school and that particular program. The good news for you is that many students don’t do what it takes to […]


5 Ways To Gain An Edge In The Arts This Summer

As a visual or performing arts student, make summer work for you.   Whether you’re an actor, dancer, musician, or visual artist, the summer break is a great time to focus on your craft and to pave the road for a fun and rewarding future in the arts. You don’t have to give up your […]


College Prep Timeline For The Arts: April

The monthly planning guide for performing & visual arts students   Spring break is over, and we’re entering the home stretch of the school year. Much can be accomplished in these final months, so we’re here to help guide the college preparation process for students and parents. Every step can be a difference maker for […]


College Consultants For The Arts Need 6 Qualities

Find the right fit in an advisor for visual and performing arts students.   While there are many independent college counselors helping high school students across the country, the selection of qualified advisors for students of the arts is limited. So for students and parents, it’s important to know what to look for when considering […]


College Prep Timeline For The Arts: January

The monthly planning guide for performing & visual arts students Happy New Year! Welcome to the monthly guide designed to help students of the arts with simple, step-by-step college preparation tips. As we make our new-year resolutions, it’s the perfect time for high school students to re-commit to pursuing the dream of higher education in […]


How to Make Your Dream of Becoming a Performing Artist a Reality

I’ve been working for a long time with a student — let’s call him Joshua.  When he first came to work with me, he and his parents were convinced that he was going to be a jazz vocalist. Now, this student had a few challenges in his way. He also didn’t really have the chops […]


Arts Major in College — Am I Good Enough?

This is the question I get more than any other — Am I good enough?  Or some variation of, like…. How do I know if I am good enough?  Why won’t anyone tell me if I am good enough? Or even, everyone says I am so great – but am I really? The answer is — you’re probably […]


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