Intensive FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the minimum age to participate in the Acting through Song intensive?

A: Participants must be at least 13 years old by the intensive start date.

Q: Is there any housing available?

A: Unfortunately, we are not able to offer housing as part of the workshop, but we may be able to match you up with another local workshop participant with whom you might be able to work out a housing arrangement. We’re happy to provide a list of suggested hotels—just ask!

Q: Who Should Attend?

A: The intensive nature of this course makes it ideal for people who LOVE to sing and perform, whether you are preparing for a career, or want to be involved in musical theater productions on a regional level. The program is available to anyone at least 13 years of age by the program start date and is open to teens as well as adults. All students should have a strong interest in acting and basic vocal skills of matching pitch and carrying a tune. Experience in musical theater productions is helpful.

Q: How do I register?

A: Registration is limited, and all registrations must be confirmed by April 12, 2019. Full tuition is $400 for the four-day program. Participants must email to enroll. A non-refundable deposit of $200 is required to confirm registration. The tuition balance of $200 is due by June 1, 2019.

Q: Where do classes meet?

A: All classes and activities will take place at Spotlight Vermont in South Burlington, VT. Directions to Spotlight may be found here.

Q: How will students be supervised?

A: Bill Reed Voice Studio will provide adult supervision for all classes and program activities that are part of the program. Roll call will be taken and students are expected to be in attendance for all roll calls.

Q: What should I bring?

A: Discipline, courage, humor, imagination and your willingness to open and grow! Tuition for the course includes all materials and activities associated with the program. Due to the nature of the course, we suggest wearing comfortable clothes and bringing a water bottle to keep hydrated. There may be opportunities for purchases and activities not associated with the program, so you may want to bring a small amount of cash for these extras.

Q: Is there any preparation necessary?

A: In advance of the intensive, you should select and memorize a song in legit and/or belt style, as well as a spoken monologue. Please bring sheet music for your selected song (for the accompanist). Email if you have questions about repertoire.

Q: Whom do I contact for more information?

A: For more information on the program, please email