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The Theatre Institute at Sage (TIS) Internship ProgramThe Theatre Institute at Sage (TIS) Internship Program provides high school seniors with the opportunity to explore careers in theatre performance and production through a combination of project-based experiences, integrated academics, and traditional classroom instruction. The program serves high school seniors with a strong interest in the performing arts from the school districts served by Questar III and Capital Region BOCES. Students apply during their junior year and will interview and audition for placement in the program. Accepted students must demonstrate the ability to undertake college-level work and participate in activities that require independence and responsibility.

 

Program Details

  • Students will attend for one semester, September through mid-January or mid-January through June.
  • The program is housed at Schacht Fine Arts Center on the Russell Sage College campus in historic downtown Troy.
  • The program will follow the high school schedule, meeting daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (There will be slight variations in the hours when shows are in production.)

 

TIS students will receive academic credit in the following subject areas

  • 12th grade English (1 credit)
  • Art Elective (1/2 credit)
  • Social Studies (Participation in Government or Economics) (1/2 credit)
  • Independent Physical Education (at discretion of school district) ( 1/2 credit)

 

College credit available through the program

Students will be offered one of the following college courses (based on availability):

  • Theatre Elective:
    • Acting I: Storytelling/Improvisation (3 credits) OR
    • Stagecraft (3 credits) OR
    • Stage Combat (1½ credits)

In order to receive college credit, students must register with Sage and pay a fee of $50/per credit.

Contact Information

Danielle Bouton-Wales
Director of CTE
518-479-6898
dboutonwales@questar.org

Rensselaer Educational Center
518-273-2264

Columbia- Greene Educational Center
518-828-4157

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Upcoming Events

Mon 18

Lose to Win

January 14 - April 8
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Winter Recess – No School

February 18 - February 22
Thu 21

Board of Education Meeting

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 25

State Aid Planning 2019 Winter Workshop – Utica

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 26

Administrative Leadership Team Meeting

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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