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New York University
New York, NY

NYU Summer Programs for High School Students
New York University offers more than ten programs in the summer for students whoa re currently in high school. Please use contact information to obtain detailed information about eligibility, costs, and housing policies.

NYU Precollege
June 27 to August 5, 2005
A six-week, nonresidential program for students who will enter their junior or senior year of high school in fall 2005. Students earn up to 8 college credits and experience academic life at NYU. Courses are offered in more than 40 areas, including art, biology, creative writing, journalism, nursing, and psychology, through the College of Arts and Science and the Steinhardt School of Education. Students may also enroll in a noncredit writing course. Housing is not available - this program is for commuter students only.

The application deadline is May 6, 2005.

For more information, visit or call 212-998-2292.

The Tisch School of the Arts
Animation, Drama, Filmmaking, Musical Theatre, and Photography
July 11-August 5, 2005
The residential program in New York offers programs in acting, animation, dramatic writing, musical theatre writing, musical theatre performance, narrative filmmakers workshop, and photography. The program in Dublin, Tisch offers acting and filmmaking, and in Paris, acting. Application deadline: March 8, 2005. For more information, visit

Tisch Dance Summer Residency Festival
June 6-24, 2005
The Department of Dance offers an intensive three-week workshop to serve the intermediate to advanced dance student who is preparing to enter the profession. Students study with three professional New York companies.

For more information, visit

The Steinhardt Shool of Education
Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
For all programs contact Office of Special Porgrams, 212-992-9380, or e-mail

Steinhardt Intensive Three-Week String Quartet Workshop
This unique program is designed to enhance the experience of advanced high school students (ages 15 and older) and college undergraduates in the art of string quartet playing. Participants will have the opportunity for in-depth study through coaching and private lessons with NYU's acclaimed music faculty, and master classes in solo and quartet repertoire with distinguished guest artists, culminating in weekly public concerts.

Steinhardt Summer Institute for Wind Quintet and Woodwind Chamber Music
Through intensive preparation and performance, young wind players will engage in study of select chamber music ranging from trios to quintets. Master classes with members of the Quintet of the Americas and guest artists facilitate focus on solo and wind chamber music technique. Open to high school and college students ages 16 and up who play flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, or horn.

Steinhardt Intensive Harp Workshop NEW!
A five-day workshop and master class for high school and college-level harpists.

Steinhardt Summer on Broadway: Music Theatre Workshop
A unique opportunity to work with professional directors, choreographers, and musical directors in a three-week intensive. Pre-college and college-level participants in this program study with an array of theatre professionals experienced both in teaching and in practice. Talented students from across the country study acting, dance, and voice in a specially designed curriculum that leads to a fully-staged "showcase" at the culmination of the workshop.

Steinhardt: Looking for Shakespeare
Graduate student-teachers lead an ensemble of young people ages 13 to 18, who will gather for three weeks to create and perform an original adaptation of one of Shakespeare plays. Performances take place at NYU's historic Provincetown Playhouse.

Steinhardt: What Makes a Star? NEW!
Within the media world of image, hype, and lifestyle lies the fascinating business of star-making. Spend a week in New York City learning from professional star makers in the music business. For high school students ages 16 and up.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies Precollege Summer Camps
A wide variety of programs for high school and college students are offered. These in-depth and fun learning experiences run from one to six weeks, typically five days a week. Topics include game design, fashion design, digital music, filmmaking, money management, entrepreneurship, cartooning and illustration, web design, and much more.

For more information, call 212-998-7200 or visit

Christopher Nicolussi
Director of Summer Sessions and Study Abroad Admissions
New York University
Phone: 212-998-2292

*last updated 12/22/2004


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