TAM Conservatory 2018

The Conservatory features instruction by working professionals and provides young people with intensive training to encourage; spiritual development, artistic excellence, leadership in arts ministries, and innovative ways of communicating the Gospel. In addition to their chosen major, students also will participate in technique and masterclasses, a spiritual formation small group and have the opportunity to view and participate in several high caliber productions.

Acceptance to the Conservatory is granted following application and audition video submission and after approval is received from the Corps Officer and the Divisional leadership.

Saturday, August 4th – Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Romans 8:38-39,  For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Eligibility:

Freshmen entering high school – age 25 may apply for admission

 

Conditions:

  • Must be recommended by DYS, DMD and Corps Officer.
  • Fulfill audition requirement by YouTube upload
  • Student enrollment will be limited.
  • Fee: $180

APPLICATION & AUDITION DEADLINE  has passed. If you are accepted you will receive an email by June 1st.

 

Major Tracks

There are seven major tracks being offered at the Conservatory. Everyone must indicate a first and second choice.

NEW! SOCIAL MEDIA AND LIVE STREAM (click here)
In this major track, you will explore the use of Social Media and Livestreaming in Ministry.
It will be epic.

Additional audition information:

Be sure to answer these additional questions in your video:

  1. What types of Social Media are you interested in?
  2. Tell about your experiences in Social Media and or Livestreaming at school or at church.
VISUAL ARTS (click here)
In this major track you will receive technical instruction in the visual arts. You will also explore and discover ways your art can be incorporated into your spiritual experience and in ministry. Experience necessary-not for beginners. Maximum number of students: 10

Additional audition information:

Be sure to answer these additional questions in your video:

  1. What is your favorite art medium and why? (examples-painting, drawing, etc.)
  2. Have you taken any classes or training?
  3. Please show on video two recent pieces you have created.
  4. Have you ever created art in a worship setting?
COSTUMING (click here)
This is designed for students who want to gain a basic understanding of the principles of theatrical design and the study of costume design. Instruction in basic costume construction, provide tools for students to help costume the pieces for the TAM Finale performances.

No additional audition requirements. Start with Step One below.

 

SOUND ENGINEERING/AUDIO PRODUCTION (click here)
Learn basics of amplifying musicians and running a sound board.

No additional audition requirements. Start with Step One below.

DRAMA (click here)
Traditional sketch/monologue work.

Additional audition information:

1. Perform both scenes listed below-

Female Audition:
You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Read the part of Lucy) You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown-Audition Cut
Proof Scene 1 (Read the part of Catherine)Proof Scene 1-Audition Cut

Male Audition:
You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Read the part of Linus)You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown-Audition Cut
Proof Scene 2 (Read the part of Hal)Proof Scene 1-Audition Cut

2. Memorize the scenes

3. Record yourself doing the scenes facing the camera. Have your acting partner stand next to camera.

4. Submit video(s).

5. Be sure to include answers to questions in Step 2 below in this video or in a separate video.

DANCE (click here)
For dancers interested in improving their technique and exploring new forms of dance as worship and ministry. Beginner to advanced tracks available.

Additional audition information:

  1. Watch video Below
  2. Choose a combo
  3. Memorize choreography
  4. Pick any song to dance to
  5. Record yourself dancing the combo a minimum of two times
  6. Submit dance video.
  7. Be sure to include answers to questions in Step 2 below in this video or in a separate video.
WORSHIP TEAM (click here)
In this track you will cultivate your skills in contemporary worship leading, playing in a worship band and other aspects of planning/participating in worship.

Additional audition information:

  1. Record yourself playing your instrument of choice or singing (2 minutes minimum)
  2. Submit performance video
  3. Be sure to include answers to questions in Step 2 below in this video or in a separate video.

Other Information

Leadership Mentoring

For those students who have previously attended TAM Conservatory and demonstrated advanced ability in their track. You will receive one-on-one mentoring as well as more advanced training in your chosen field of study. This track will be by invitation only. See your divisional representative.

Masterclasses

Masterclasses will be offered again with choices such as Improv, Salsa, Stage Combat and more!

 

Application & Audition Process