Take a look at our project-based learning environment for our pre-professional artists.
ASET Academy of Performing Arts Title: “iPerform”: Summer Performing Arts Academy (A 3-week student-led production prep supported by professional artists)
Program Information: Location: John Early Middle School - Address: 1000 Cass Street Dates: June 3-21: Monday - Friday: 8am-4pm Theme: Cirque Du Soleil: Aurora 25 slots available - no partial slots Breakfast, Lunch, and snacks will be an on-site option Ages: 7-14 years old
Cohort Information:Cohorts and Group Settings: Cohort One: “Ones” - Ages 10 and under - Group Decides on official Group Name Cohort Two: “Two” - Ages 11 and up Group decides on official Group Name
Daily Program Structure: A-Days (Monday/Wednesdays) B-Days (Tuesday/Thursday) C-Day (Friday)
8:00-9:000am Breakfast Morning Motivation, Meditiation, and Journaling Group Body and Vocal Warm-ups
9-10:30am A-Day: Guest Artists B-Day: Production Rehearsal (All groups) C-Day: Field Study Trip/Service Learning Project
10:30-12pm A-Day: Focus Groups (Dance, Step, Music) B-Day: Focus Groups (Voice, Acting, Music)
12:00-1pm Lunch/Student Activities
1pm-2:30pm A-Day: The Art of Performance & Presentation B-Day: Guest Artists
2:30-4:00pm A-Day: Basic Skills and Goal-setting B-Day: Service Learning/Career Exploration and Project based learning C-Day: Return from Field Study
Mission appropriate student
A Mission Appropriate Student is one who is a “pre-professional/best-fit” performing artist interested in career exploration and various art styles/techniques. Admission into the Academy for all students who plan to train on an Elite Level will be required to audition.
Voice and Choice for all students
Project-Based Learning in Group Settings with Career Exploratory Field Studies
Arts education through challenging, exploratory and relevant curriculum
End of the Session Student Led Production - Cirque Du Soleil: Aurora
Auditions: **All students applying for iPerform MUST audition or have an interview to be accepted as a "Best Fit" student
Age Requirements: Ages: 7-10; 11-14 (going into 3rd grade/ going into 8th grade; no 2nd or 9th graders please- must be able to read, write, and be at a "all arts" skills-ready comprehension level)
Required Dates: Session 1: June 3-June 21 **Orientation: On-site: Friday, May 31st 6pm-7pm (mandatory - send friend or family member if unable to attend) Production Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 Student Call-time: 3pm Showtime: 5pm Tickets go on sale: May 31st
Program Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm Early Arrival: 7:30-8:00 - no additional fee Late Pick Up: 4:00-4:30pm - no additional fee
Top 5 Reasons to Attend iPerform: Summer Academy 1. Gain exposure to one of the BEST Performing Arts Programs in Tennessee. 2. Participate in a program that provides a unique learning environment outside the traditional classroom. 3. Experience real-life application of inter-disciplinary performing arts principles through hands on practical learning. 4. Meet like-minded students who share a similar interest in Performing Arts. 5. Because a short time at ASET Academy can inspire a lifetime of learning!!
Tuition & Scholarships
No Registration fee Tuition: $375 Tuition includes: Student T-shirt, Costume Rental Fees, All Field Trips Scholarships Available (provide tax documents) 1st Deposit due: May 1 ($100) or as acceptance response Final Deposit Due: May 31 ($275) PAYMNT FORM: ACCEPTING MONEY ORDERS OR CHECKS MADE PAYABLE TO "ASET ACADEMY"
Here at ASET Academy we believe that every student deserves access to a personalized education in an accepting and diverse environment, regardless of financial strifes.
If your students is a mission appropriate student (defined as a student who is actively engaged in learning, embraces challenges and is willing to work hard, both in areas in which they excel and in areas in which they are less confident) we would love to give your student an opportunity to Audition for A Scholarship.
Guest Teaching Artists
Dancer, Singer/Songwriter, Artist
Healing Dance and Movement Expert
Muralist, Artist, Inventor
Costume and Wardrobe Design and Sewing
Go Tumble - Avery Adams/Deon Allen
Master Tumbling Teaching Artist
Master Yoga Instructor, Artist
Vocalist, Artist, Master Teacher
Playwright, Dramatist, Theater/Acting Teacher
Artist, Painter, Drawing
Beats and Yoga
Yoga and Meditation Master Teacher
Dancer, Dance Director, Artist
Music Takes Us Places - Latavius Mulzac
Music Director, Musician, Teaching Artist, Composer