Train with theatre professionals in the nation's capital!

 Choose your major:
Musical Theatre or Drama

July 8-26, 2024

Dates and Times: Daily classes will be weekdays from 8:45 am - 4:45 pm. Evening classes, rehearsals, and programming will begin after 6:00pm. For a sample schedule, click here.

Location: Hartke Theatre, Department of Drama on the campus of The Catholic University of America

Fee: $3800 (Includes lodging, meals, classes, workshops, and tickets)

Catholic University's High School Drama Institute is a program for students who wish to pursue intensive summer training in the performing arts. Study voice, movement, and acting with experts in the field.

Rising Seniors – Interested in our BFA in Acting for Theatre, Film, and Television or our BM in Musical Theatre? Participation in the High School Drama Institute may substitute for your audition for either or both undergraduate programs.

On Campus Experience

Students will attend classes and rehearsals and participate in the university meal plan. This three-week program allows students a brief experience of campus life and learning.