PS/IS 686 | Brooklyn, NY

2017 MS Arts Audition Boot Camp Application


Dear 7th Grade Families,

Announcing the MS Arts Audition Boot Camp Expansion!

Program Description: Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp is a free, two-week arts program for New York City Department of Education public school students entering grade 8 in September, 2017. This will be their fourth year serving these talented Middle School students of New York City and their hope is to expand the program this year to meet the needs of more students than ever. The goal is to provide equity and access in preparation for screened DOE high school arts schools/programs. This is an intensive program for up to 320 NYCDOE public school students.

Dates: July 31 – August 11, 2017

Schedule: Boot Camp meets daily, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30  p.m.
 Accepted students must commit to full attendance and participation for the  entire program.

Location: Lincoln Center Education, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, The Rose Building, Samuels Teaching Studio, 7th Floor

Meals: Free breakfast and lunch will be available for students while the program is in session.

Transportation: An MTA student Metrocard will be provided to each student free of charge by the first day of the program, July 31 and is valid for the duration of the program as well as for scheduled parent meetings.

Admission to Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp is by online application and audition/screening. Students may apply and audition for only ONE studio.

Program Dates: Jul. 31 – Aug. 11, 2017

Student Application Period: Dec. 13 2016 – Apr. 7. 2017

Student Auditions/Screening: Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Talent Unlimited High School

TO APPLY: Click here<> or visit

If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail or call 718-556-8365. You may also visit their website for more information:

All the Best,

Ms. Valerie