Young Actors Professional Intensive (YAPI)


YAPI 2019

We had a wonderful 6 six weeks with our 2019 YAPI students. Check back in January 2020 for more information on auditions and dates for YAPI 2020! 

Challenge yourself this summer with 6 weeks (225 hours) of college-level theater classes that include Audition & Acting Technique, Scene Study, Shakespeare, Musical Theater, Improvisation, Tap, The Business and more. Faculty is made up of professional educators and artists. Admission is by audition only.

This process-based program meets Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm and culminates in a showcase for an audience of family, friends and theater professionals.

Following the program, YAPI students may opt to travel to NYC and see up to 7 Broadway shows, take classes taught by Broadway artists, and meet former Studio East students who are currently on, or have performed on Broadway.

YAPI Auditions & Information:

Auditions: Dates TBA. Check this space in January 2020. Spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Auditions are 20 minutes in length. Call 425.820.1800 to reserve your spot.

Prepare: A contemporary monologue one minute in length. Please bring a picture/resume. Returning students do not need to re-audition but must call to ensure a space. If you are interested in the NYC trip, please audition before May 1st.

Enrollment: Up to 36 students, ages 13 to 19

Information Session: TBA

YAPI orientation/parent meeting: TBA

YAPI dates: TBA

Showcases (mandatory): TBA

2020 Instructors:  TBA


New York Trip

Following YAPI, students may opt to travel to New York City for a 6-day theater tour. The New York trip fee includes airfare, hotel, bus and subway fares, theater classes, museum admissions, and at least 5 shows.

New York Trip dates: TBA

New York Mandatory Meeting: TBA

New York Fee: TBA