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Ultimate Summer Music Experience

The Ultimate Summer Experience is perfect for students who want a longer, more comprehensive, summer program.

Two Options:

For current sophomores and juniors

  • Combination of Pre-College Intensive AND High School Musical Theatre Program

For current eighth and ninth graders (ages 14 - 15)

  • Combination of Rising Stars AND High School Musical Theatre Program

Click HERE to apply!

Program Length: 5 Weeks

Session dates: June 18 - July 24

Cost:Tuition$3,980
Meals$1,260
Hosing$1,260
Total Cost$6,500


Audition required: Yes, audition required for all high school programs. See "Audition Requirements" below for audition details.

Age range: This program is recommended for rising juniors and seniors (Option 1) or rising freshmen and sophomores (Option 2). Seniors who have been accepted into OCU are also welcome to attend without auditioning; they must, however, meet all additional admission requirements.

Audition submissions will be accepted by mail and email beginning November 15, 2021. Students who apply by January 15 save 15% on their tuition if accepted.

For questions, please contact our office at academy@okcu.edu or call (405) 208-5410.

Transformative! What a wonderful experience. So much growth in such a short time. Top notch training and wonderful memories! What a terrific program!
UT Run Freedom Bobby
Summer 2021 Production of Urinetown Photo by Wendy Mutz

What Makes Us Different

This unique program gives students the option for upperclassmen to combine college audition preparation WITH a performance opportunity or younger students (up to age 15) to participate in TWO fully staged productions.

Please visit these pages for information on individual programs:

  • Pre-College Intensive
  • High School Musical Theatre (3-week)
  • Rising Stars (ages 12 - 15)

What to Expect

  • Intense daily schedule
  • Caring faculty that will help you succeed
  • Professional environment
My daughter enjoyed her time at OCU Pre-College Intensive. She loved being able to work and learn from the different faculty members and received valuable feedback on how to improve. Would definitely recommend this program for anyone considering a musical theatre degree.

ADMISSION

To apply, please click here to go to our partner organization, Acceptd. Once you are registered with getacceptd.com, simply create your profile and Acceptd will walk you through the application process. This will include uploading your headshot, resume, and audition(click here for audition requirements). A $50 application fee is required to submit your summer application.

Don't worry if you have little or no previous experience: Applications are processed based on the merits and personality shown in your audition.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Two songs from the musical theater repertoire – one pre-1970 musical theater selection and one of your choice. Neither song should exceed three minutes.
  • Due to Covid 19 restrictions we will allow pre-recorded accompaniments. Please check your sound balance to make sure we can hear both you and your accompaniment. Whenever possible, we prefer live piano accompaniment.
  • Only microphones attached to camera input are allowed. Auditions should not be recorded using reverb enhancement or any pitch altering technology. If pitch altering or enhancement is suspected a new recording will be requested.
  • A theatrical monologue. Monologues should not exceed 1 minute.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Recordings of live stage performances/shows are not acceptable.
  • Unaccompanied (a capella) auditions should be your last option.