Musical Theater Studio

Musical Theater

June 19 – July 15, 2023

Apply by April 15 to receive a $1,500 Scholarship.
After April 15 scholarships are based on the artistic needs of the festival.



Music by Stephen Sondheim – Book by James Lapine

The Trentino Music Festival is committed to Gender Fluidity in theatre casting

The Musical Theatre Performance Studio is a four-week professional-level training program for college students and advanced high school seniors. This immersive program offers musical theatre students a unique opportunity to study under the guidance of Broadway professionals and noted academics. The intense yet supportive atmosphere, along with daily instruction, creates an environment that encourages growth and takes your skills to the next level. Perform in galas, concerts and staged musical theatre productions before a European audience. Create lasting memories through travel to one of the most stunning corners of the world. You’ll gain new perspective by spending four weeks in a different and vibrant culture, all the while making new friends and professional connections.

PRODUCTIONS – Each summer the festival presents a fully-staged production in addition to a concert production that allows for all participants to be featured in a production. For the 2023 season we will present a fully-staged production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into The Woods. Additional titles under consideration for concert productions include Sweet Charity, Six The Musical, Chicagoand SeussicalThis multi production approach allows all participants to gain experience, and to build their resumes in a professional festival atmosphere.

EXCEPTIONAL FACULTY ARTISTS – Our faculty artists are from leading musical theatre programs and have extensive Broadway, National Tour, and Regional Theatre experience. As educators, they bring passion to the training process and are committed to helping each student cultivate their unique strengths and develop marketable performance skills.


  • World Class Faculty Artists
  • Staged Musical Productions
  • Concert Productions
  • Gala Performances
  • Master Classes
  • Acting & Characterization
  • Movement & Dance
  • Vocal Coaching
  • Successful Auditioning Techniques
  • Song Interpretation and Repertoire

AUDITIONS – Young Artists are accepted by Video auditions. Interested applicants should click the “Apply Now!” button below and fill out the Musical Theatre Performance Studio Application and attach an audition video. Videos must be unlocked for viewing and should include two vocal selections of varying style, and a short monologue. Dancers should also include a dance routine. The TMF participates in the 2023 StrawHat Auditions. The application deadline is March 31, 2023. We have a rolling audition process with limited enrollment. Early applications are encouraged for best results.

ACCEPTANCE – Applicants will be notified all within 10 days of their application as to their acceptance. Once confirmed you will receive an acceptance package with pertinent information on the festival, payments, travel, housing, and basic information pertinent to your stay in Italy.

Limited space available. Early registration is recommended.

Complete your online application today.

The Trentino Music Festival accepts video auditions for our Opera Performance, Musical Theatre Performance, Festival Orchestra & Chamber Music Performance Studios. We have a rolling audition process with limited enrollment. Early applications are encouraged for best results. Successful applicants will be notified within ten days of their audition.