Conservatory - Spring 2017

Conservatory is a progressive program of study for students who are interested in developing more advanced acting skills.


There are two ways to be eligible for participation in Conservatory.

  1. Recommendation from a Childsplay teaching artist based on positive attitude and theatrical aptitude demonstrated in an academy class. Nominated students are informed by letter and no audition is necessary.
  2. Students may also audition to be a part of Conservatory. Auditions for Spring 2017 Conservatory will be held on December 17th. Please contact Kathryn Brantley at to schedule an audition time.


There are five levels of Conservatory. Each level is made up of two semesters of study in the Fall and Spring which may be taken in any order.


All Conservatory students participate in an evening Showcase at the end of each semester.


Fall Conservatory begins Saturday January 14th and continues through April 29th (No classes on March 11 or April 15th)


Spring 2017 Showcase will be at the Tempe Center for the Arts at 7pm on May 3rd. 


Conservatory Level 1 Showcase will be on  April 29th at 11:00am in the Schilling Rehearsal Hall at Childsplay Campus for Imagination and Wonder. Musical Theatre Showcase will be at 2:30pm on April 29th. 


Conservatory Level 2-5 Showcase will be Wednesday, May 3rd at Tempe Center for the Arts. Students need to be available from 4-9pm on that day. Level 1 students (both acting and musical theatre classes) may be invited to perform at this event. More updates will follow. 


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