Friday, October 11, 2019
8:15 a.m.–1:45 p.m.


Adelphi University
1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

A Day with the Arts: Dance. Music. Theatre.

A Day with the Arts

Discover and Explore your Passion—Annual High School Special Event Series

Hear ye! Hear ye! Dancers, musicians, thespians, singers and artisans, we request your presence at this year’s Arts Conference. On Friday, October 11, 2019, spend the day with us and ignite your creativity. Delve into intensive hands-on workshops in dance, music and theatre at Adelphi’s Performing Arts Center (PAC)—one of the most exceptional performing arts facilities on Long Island. The event also features a keynote speaker!


Friday, October 11

8:15 a.m.–8:40 a.m.

Registration and Light Breakfast

8:45 a.m.–8:55 a.m.


9:05 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Workshop 1

10:10 a.m.–11:05 a.m.

Workshop 2

11:10 a.m.–12:05 p.m.

Workshop 3

12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.

Keynote Address

1:15 p.m.–1:40 p.m.


1:45 p.m.



The maximum number of students allowed to participate 15 students per school. Workshops will be assigned on a first come, first-served basis. Workshop selection is subject to change. Students can select their top three workshop choices prior to the event and we’ll do our best to place each student in at least one of their top choices. 

The workshops include, Departmental Audition Workshops to students who are interested in auditioning for theater, dance or music programs during their college application process.

These are participatory workshops, where interested students can get immediate feedback on their audition pieces. Students prepared with a monologue, dance piece or music piece may opt to audition during this workshop for our College of Arts and Sciences selective theatre, dance and music programs here at Adelphi.

High school seniors will get priority for these audition workshops. Students will have the opportunity to register for the following workshops on the online registration form:

  • Acting with Accents
  • Theater Improvisation
  • Makeup for the Stage Demonstration
  • Stage Combat
  • Theatre Lab – Anton In Show Business
  • Scenic Painting
  • Theater Audition Workshop  ****Senior Priority
  • Stage Prop Design
  • Modern Dance *Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ballet *Intermediate, Advanced
  • Dance Audition Workshop *****Senior Priority
  • Dance Improvisation *Intermediate, Advanced
  • Broadway Vocal Repertoire **Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Vocal Repertoire **Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Audition Workshop  ***Senior Priority (either vocal or instrumental)
  • Digital Media in Music

» Audition Workshop Info

*Please come dressed to dance.
**Please come prepared with two copies of a piece to sing and (the university will provide an accompanist)
***Please come prepared with two copies of a piece to perform and bring your own instruments (the university will provide a piano and an accompanist)
****Please come prepared with a short monologue to perform
*****Please come prepared with a brief piece to perform and dressed to dance​

Photo Releases

All students must register for the workshops no later than Friday, September 13, 2019.

All faculty and students must have a signed Camera Release Form by a parent or legal guardian. Faculty must either bring all the completed camera release forms on the day of the event or send them in advance via email to


Registration Opens: Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

This event is part of the Annual High School Special Event Series. Learn more about Adelphi’s Performing Arts departments of DanceMusic and Theatre.