Acting and Performance Summer Institute

Thank you for visiting the Acting and Performance Summer Institute Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page! Here, you will find answers to questions that students and parents most commonly ask us specifically about this program.

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What kind of background or experience should applicants have?

We welcome students of all backgrounds, however; it is necessary that participants have a sincere interest and commitment to learning within the theater.

Do students need anything specific for the program/rehearsals?

Students need to have comfortable clothes as they will be participating in classes that have intense movement.

Are parents welcome to attend the final presentation?

Yes, parents are encouraged to attend the final presentation.

How are the grades determined?

Each student will be provided a syllabus that includes the breakdown of the grading process and the impact of tardiness and absences on the first day of class.










Program Dates

JUNE 19 - JULY 9, 2021

Important Dates

FEBRUARY 15 - APRIL 1: Summer Scholars Support for California High School Students Application Period

FEBRUARY 15: Registration Opens

MAY 1: Payment due in full

JUNE 15: Refund Deadline - Refund Deadline for Summer Institutes

JUNE 19 - JULY 9: Acting and Performance Summer Institute

UCLA Summer Sessions 2021 will be remote. Learn More.