2023 Summer Arts Institute application deadline EXTENDED 2/8/23

2023 Summer Arts Institute application deadline EXTENDED 2/8/23

Summer Arts Institute is a free, four-week arts program for New York City Department of Education public school students entering grades 8 through 12 in Fall 2023 (students currently in grades 7 through 11). This intensive program is held at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens. Summer Arts Institute is administered by the NYCDOE’s Office of Arts and Special Projects. 

Program Dates: July 5 – July 28, 2023

Students can major in dance, theater, instrumental music, orchestral strings, vocal music, film, or visual arts. The program is designed for students at an intermediate or advanced level of study in their discipline.  The daily schedule includes studio work and experiences with professional artists. In the studios, students develop and improve their technical skills and creative expression in their art form. Time is dedicated to rehearsals, attending professional performances, visiting arts venues and exploring careers. The Institute culminates with an exhibition and performance showcasing the students’ work. 

Admission to the Summer Arts Institute is by application and audition. Students may apply and audition for only ONE studio. 

Student Application Period: November 7, 2022 – EXTENDED TO February 8, 2023

Virtual Audition deadline extended to February 10, 2023

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Questions?: Please e-mail summerartsinstitute@schools.nyc.gov