Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes

Explore the “Topsy-Turvy” world of rollicking pirates, damsels in distress, and modern Major-Generals! Daily classes and rehearsals will emphasize singing, acting, and stage movement. The program culminates in a fully staged and costumed performance of scenes from the Gilbert & Sullivan repertoire.

Now in its 16th year—this collaboration with the San Francisco Conservatory of Music is the perfect training program for the young stage performer! Several of our graduates have gone on to perform on our main stage.

Ages: 10–18
Audition: Yes. Details on Registration Information page
When: June 11 – 23, 2018
Monday–Thursday, 1–5pm, Friday 12-5pm.

Tuition: $885 /$50 application fee / financial aid available
Application deadline: April 15

Application procedures

PERFORMANCE: Saturday June 23, 2018, 2pm. Tickets are sold at the door only, are open seating, and cost $5 for youth and $10 for adult (over 18).

Sample Daily Schedule



Vocal warmup/movement



Musical coachings/Staging #1(large ensemble numbers)






Musical coachings/Staging #2 (solos/small ensembles by group)



Musical coachings/Staging #3 (solos/small ensembles by group)



Musical coachings/Staging #4 (solos/small ensembles by group)

"Participation in Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes expanded my range, helped me meet new people, recognize new talents and helped me grow as a singer."
                                                                   - Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes student, age 14