Join us to learn more about the Govie Experience!

Our Admissions Team is hosting Virtual Information Sessions for interested students and their families. We can't wait to meet you and share more about the transformative opportunities that the Governor's School offers young artists! 

If you lead a community or school group and would like to schedule a customized Virtual Information Session, please fill out the request form below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Select your art area of interest below to view the schedule and register!

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Creative Writing

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Register for a Creative Writing Information Session! Find a time that works best for you by exploring the options below.

All sessions are overviews unless otherwise noted. Please see our session descriptions below for more information!

Session Descriptions

Overview: Information will be provided about the SCGSAH Creative Writing Department courses and offerings, as well as what applicants can expect during the application and audition process. This 30-minute session includes time for a Q&A.

Everyone is a writer, but you may not even know it: Did you know that you are already a skilled writer? If you didn't, then learn how in the upcoming information session, "Everyone is a writer!" In this 30-minute session, discover the skills you already have as a writer and how to continue to strengthen and develop those skills.

Building Your Poetry Portfolio: This is a step by step walkthrough to putting together your poetry portfolio for the Creative Writing application. We'll focus on formatting your portfolio and answering any questions you have about the online application and portfolio submission in this 30-minute session.

Building Your Fiction Portfolio: This is a step by step walkthrough to putting together your fiction portfolio for the Creative Writing application. We'll focus on formatting your portfolio and answering any questions you have about the online application and portfolio submission in this 30-minute session.

Govie Saturday: Includes a 30-minute overview followed by a Q&A session with a Student Ambassador and other members of the Govie Community.

Week of September 21st

Monday, September 21st, 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 4:30 p.m. - Everyone is a writer, but you may not even know it

Thursday, September 24th, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, September 25th, 4:00 p.m.

Week of September 28th

Monday, September 28th, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 29th, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 30th, 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, October 1st, 4:30 p.m. - Everyone is a writer, but you may not even know it

Saturday, October 3rd, 10:30 a.m. - Govie Saturday

Week of October 5th

Monday, October 5th, 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 6th, 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7th, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 8th, 11:30 a.m.

Friday, October 9th, 3:30 p.m. - Building Your Poetry Portfolio

Week of October 12th

Tuesday, October 13th, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 14th, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 15th, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 15th, 5:30 p.m. - Everyone is a writer, but you may not even know it

Friday, October 16th, 3:30 p.m. - Building Your Poetry Portfolio

 

Dance

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Register for a Dance Information Session! Find a time that works best for you by exploring the options below.

All sessions are overviews unless otherwise noted. Please see our session descriptions below for more information!

Session Descriptions

Overview: Information will be provided about the SCGSAH Dance Department courses and offerings, as well as what applicants can expect during the application and audition process. This 30-minute session discusses both the Summer Dance and Residential High School Dance programs and includes time for a Q&A.

Am I Ready for the SCGSAH Dance Department? In this 30-minute session, discover what we're looking for in an ideal dance applicant for the summer and high school programs. Learn about departmental expectations, and find out how to supplement your training to become a better qualified applicant. 

Dance Application and Audition Q&A: Come prepared with questions you may have about completing your application, and learn about ways to prepare for the Early Decision (video) audition and the Regular Decision (live) audition.

A Day in the Life of an SCGSAH Dance Student: In this 30-minute session, discover what a full day entails for an SCGSAH dance student. The Residential High School and Summer Dance programs will both be discussed.

Govie Saturday: Includes a 30-minute overview followed by a Q&A session with a Student Ambassador and other members of the Govie Community.

Week of September 21st

Monday, September 21st, 4:00 p.m. - Am I Ready for the SCGSAH Dance Department?

Tuesday, September 22nd, 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 11:30 a.m.

Week of September 28th

Monday, September 28th, 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 29th, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 1st, 4:00 p.m. - A Day in the Life of an SCGSAH Dance Student

Saturday, October 3rd, 10:30 a.m. - Govie Saturday

Week of October 5th

Tuesday, October 6th, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7th, 6:00 p.m. - Audition and Application Q&A

Wednesday, October 7th, 7:00 p.m. - A Day in the Life of an SCGSAH Dance Student

Friday, October 9th, 4:00 p.m.

Week of October 12th

Monday, October 12th, 6:00 p.m. - Audition and Application Q&A

Tuesday, October 13th, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 13th, 7:00 p.m. - A Day in the Life of an SCGSAH Dance Student

Wednesday, October 14th, 7:00 p.m.

Drama

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Register for a Drama Information Session! Find a time that works best for you by exploring the options below.

All sessions are overviews unless otherwise noted. Please see our session descriptions below for more information!

Session Descriptions

Overview: Information will be provided about the SCGSAH Drama Department courses, offerings and student experiences, as well as what applicants can expect during the application and audition process. This 30-minute sessions includes time for a Q&A.

Am I Ready for the Residential High School Drama Program? In this 30-minute session geared towards 10th graders, you will gain a clear understanding of the application and audition process for the Residential High School, as well as what to expect from the program and from yourself should you be accepted.

Choosing Your Audition Monologue (Part 1) : In this 30-minute session, students interested in any of the SCGSAH Drama programs will learn where to look for audition material that is within the SCGSAH Drama guidelines, and how to choose or edit monologues that are suitable for auditions. Students will also learn about the helpful text work used for monologue audition preparation, beginning with identifying the circumstances and acting beats within the text. Content advisory: The monologues used as examples during this session contain themes of spousal loss and discussion of suicide.

Choosing Your Audition Monologue (Part 2) : For students interested in any SCGSAH Drama program, this 30-minute session continues the text work from Choosing Your Audition Monologue (Part 1) by focusing on objectives, tactics (actions), and obstacles. We strongly recommend attending Choosing Your Audition Monologue (Part 1) before participating in this session. Content advisory: The monologues used as examples during this session contain themes of spousal loss and discussion of suicide.

Selecting Your Audition Song: This 30-minute session is for students interested in any SCGSAH Drama program. Students will gain an understanding of what is expected of them in their SCGSAH Drama video or live audition in regard to singing. They will learn the types of songs that tend to lend themselves best to theatre auditions, as well as how to prepare for the singing portion of the audition.

Govie Saturday: Includes a 30-minute overview followed by a Q&A session with a Student Ambassador and other members of the Govie Community.

Week of September 21st

Monday, September 21st, 6:00 p.m. - Am I Ready for the RHS Drama Program?

Tuesday, September 22nd, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 24th, 12:30 p.m.

Friday, September 25th, 11:30 a.m.

Week of September 28th

Monday, September 28th, 11:30 a.m. - Choosing Your Audition Monologue Pt. 1

Tuesday, September 29th, 6:00 p.m. - Choosing Your Audition Monologue Pt. 1

Thursday, October 1st, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, October 2nd, 12:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 4th, 3:30 p.m.

Week of October 5th

Monday, October 5th, 6:00 p.m. - Am I Ready for the RHS Drama Program?

Tuesday, October 6th, 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 6th, 6:00 p.m. - Choosing Your Audition Monologue Pt. 1

Tuesday, October 6th, 6:45 p.m. - Choosing Your Audition Monologue Pt. 2

Thursday, October 8th, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, October 9th, 4:00 p.m.

Week of October 12th

Monday, October 12th, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 13th, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 14th, 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, October 15th, 6:00 p.m. - Choosing Your Audition Monologue Pt. 2

Thursday, October 15th, 6:45 p.m. - Selecting Your Audition Song

Music

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Register for a Music Information Session! Find a time that works best for you by exploring the options below.

All sessions are overviews unless otherwise noted. Please see our session descriptions below for more information!

Session Descriptions

Overview: Information will be provided about the SCGSAH Music Department courses and offering, as well as what applicants can expect during the application and audition process. This 30-minute session includes time for a Q&A.

Govie Saturday: Includes a 30-minute overview followed by a Q&A session with a Student Ambassador and other members of the Govie Community.

Week of September 14th

Saturday, September 19th, 10:30 a.m. - Govie Saturday

Week of September 21st

Monday, September 21st, 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 4:00 p.m. 

Wednesday, September 23rd, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 24th, 11:30 a.m.

Week of September 28th

Tuesday, September 29th, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 30th, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 1st, 12:30 p.m.

Friday, October 2nd, 11:30 a.m.

Week of October 5th

Monday, October 5th, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, October 7th, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 8th, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, October 9th, 12:30 p.m.

Week of October 12th

Monday, October 12th, 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 13th, 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, October 15th, 6:30 p.m.

Visual Arts

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Register for a Visual Arts Information Session! Find a time that works best for you by exploring the options below.

All sessions are overviews unless otherwise noted. Please see our session descriptions below for more information!

Session Descriptions

Overview: Learn more about the Visual Arts department, admissions process, and programs by attending this general overview. 

Beginning a Sketchbook Practice: In this 30-minute presentation, learn about daily activities you can adopt to not only build and strengthen your sketchbook practice, but to also improve your observational drawing skills over time.

How to Prepare Your Art for Mail-in Submission: Learn best practices in packaging your art compositions for mail-in submission, as well as tips for cutting costs for the mail-in submission, during this 30-minute presentation.

What is a Collage? Basics on Getting Started: In this 30-minute presentation, learn the basics of collage, discover examples of art that use this multi-media process, and find out how easy it is to get started.

Govie Saturday: Includes a 30-minute overview followed by a Q&A session with a Student Ambassador and other members of the Govie Community.

Week of September 21st

Monday, September 21st, 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 24th, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, September 25th, 12:30 p.m.

Week of September 28th

Monday, September 28th, 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 29th, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 30th, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 1st, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, October 2nd, 4:00 p.m.

Week of October 5th

Monday, October 5th, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 6th, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7th, 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, October 8th, 4:00 p.m. - How to Prepare Your Art for Mail-in Submission

Thursday, October 8th, 5:30 p.m. - Beginning a Sketchbook Practice

Saturday, October 10th, 10:30 a.m. - Govie Saturday

Week of October 12th

Monday, October 12th, 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 13th, 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 14th, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 14th, 4:00 p.m. - How to Prepare Your Art for Mail-in Submission

Thursday, October 15th, 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, October 15th, 2:00 p.m. - Beginning a Sketchbook Practice

Sunday, October 18th, 2:00 p.m. - Beginning a Sketchbook Practice

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