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2016 FAA Summer Intensive

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Date:

Sun, 6/26/2016 - Sat, 7/2/2016
Please note: this event occurred in the past!

Event Type:

Summer Camp

Participation Details:

  • Fee required
  • Registration/Application required
  • Participation is limited:
    Students must have completed their freshman, sophomore, or junior year of high school by summer 2016

Address(es):

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus
IL
Phone: 217-333-1660

Phone:

  • 217-333-1660

Email:

Parent Program(s):

  • College of Fine and Applied Arts

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Description:

At this immersive, weeklong program, each high school student selects one major and one minor. Current FAA faculty members, graduate students, and recent FAA graduates teach classes Monday through Friday. Participants also join in evening activities such as bowling, swimming, shopping on campus, photography scavenger hunts, outdoor games, music concerts, and trips to Krannert Art Museum. The FAA Summer Intensive concludes on July 2, 2016, with an open house showcasing all work for families and participants.

Visit the FAA Summer Intensive webpage for full descriptions of Majors and Minors.

MAJORS

  • Acting
  • Dance
  • Graphic Design (Beginning)
  • Mixed Media
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Product Design

MINORS

  • Alexander Technique
  • Drawing
  • Fashion for Stage and Film
  • Graphic Design (Intermediate)
  • Hip-Hop Dance
  • Improv
  • Jewelry—Metals
  • Musical Theatre Dance Styles
  • Music Composition and Theory
  • Music Technology
  • Piano (Beginning)
  • Photography
  • Sculptures and Ceramics
  • Ukulele

INSTRUCTION

Current FAA faculty members, graduate students, and recent FAA graduates teach all major and minor courses. These enthusiastic artists and educators are dedicated to providing a profoundly satisfying experience that represents what it's like to live, work, and study at FAA.

ELIGIBILITY

Students must have completed their freshman, sophomore, or junior year of high school by summer 2016. Teens at all ability levels are invited to apply.

PLACEMENT

Early application to the program is encouraged, as students are placed in majors and minors on a first-come, first-served basis. Although every effort will be made to assign applicants to their first or second choices, placements cannot be guaranteed.

FEES

  • Program deposit with application: $50 (nonrefundable)
  • Residential program fee: $700 (includes instruction, evening activities, housing, and meals)
  • Commuter program fee:  $500 (includes instruction and evening activities plus lunch and dinner Monday–Friday)

ADDITIONAL EXPENSES

Course Supplies

Upon acceptance, each student will receive a course supply list. Supply costs range from approximately $20 to $50 per course. All dance courses have a flat studio fee of $35.

Spending Money

Although it's not required, a student may appreciate having access to $100 in spending money during their time on campus. Shopping at the Illini Union Bookstore for Illinois attire is one highlight of the week.

REGISTRATION, SCHOLARSHIPS, and REFUND INFORMATION

Visit the FAA Summer Intensive webpage for full details on Registration, Deadlines, Scholarships, Additional Costs, and Refunds.

States Impacted:

University of Illinois
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