Performing Arts: When you have special talents, choosing a college must involve personal assessments about priorities, goals, professional commitment, talent, and your direction for the future. Are you the next great star?
Programs for performing artists vary from school to school, and as an aspiring performer you need to research colleges thoroughly to learn which are best in your area of interest.
Many colleges offering performing arts programs, offer more to grad students. This is especially true in film studies. Check out your schools of interest carefully.
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College Admissions Process
Important Steps for Performing Artists
Questions to Ask Yourself
Begin with Self Assessment:
What are my interests, how do I spend my time?
What am I good at?
What are my academic strengths and weaknesses?
Why do I want to go to college?
Do I want to stay close to home, or move across the country?
Do I like city life, the solitude of the country?
Should I enroll in college right out of high school?
Is there any reason I should not enroll in college right out of high school?
Do I want to attend a traditional four-year school, or a specialist school such as a conservatory?
Have I accurately assessed my talent?
Do I have what it takes to succeed in the tough professional entertainment career?
Your Discipline or Field of Interest
Dancers and Choreographers
Actors, Drama Majors
Paying for College
Apply Here: Admission Sites for all Public Colleges and Universities in the U.S.
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