• All students interview as part of the application process. This is NOT an audition. The interview allows you to meet a mentor in your focus, get your questions answered, and help you confirm that this is the right fit. This also helps us place you in your first writing, art, music, or theatre courses and seminars based on your experience level.

     

    You will be asked to bring or prepare different material for different focus areas. Information for each focus is listed below. 


    ALL STUDENTS

    Fill out and bring the interview form provided in the packet at the informational meeting.  You can also download that form HERE.


    ART

    An example of your art from any three of the following categories: portrait, landscape, figure, still life, ceramics, sculpture, or photography

     If you have questions about the art interview, please email Mr. Langenecker: langeneckers@kmsd.edu 

     


    MUSIC 

    1. Perform a Class B or A solo from the WSMA festival list (2-minute portion)

    2. Provide a brief resume listing any of the following: school music experiences, outside music experiences, music courses, private Instruction, camps, performances, extra-curricular music groups, etc.

              If you have questions about music choices, please email one of the mentors. 

    • Band or Guitar:  Mrs. Catania - cataniat@kmsd.edu
    • Recording Arts:  Mr. Erickson - ericksok@kmsd.edu
    • Voice or Piano:  Mr. Jaeger - jaegert@kmsd.edu

     


     THEATRE

     

    General Theatre Concentration

    Musical Theatre Concentration

    • A resume or list of previous theatrical experiences and related training (voice lessons, dance, workshops etc.)
    • Come ready to show one of the following:
      • Video recording of a past theatrical performance
      • 1-2 minute monologue or spoken word piece
      • Musical Theatre song performance (32 bars min.)
      • Collection of photos from past performances or theatrical design work
    • A resume or list of previous theatrical experiences and related training (voice lessons, dance, workshops etc.)
    • Come ready to show one of the following:
      • Video recording of a past theatrical performance
      • 1-2 minute monologue or spoken word piece
      • Musical Theatre song performance (32 bars min.)
      • Perform a 1-2 minute dance combination

    If you have questions about the writing interview, please email Mrs. Kean:  keana@kmsd.edu


     WRITING

    Creative Writing Concentration

    Film Concentration 

    • Three of the four following writing samples: 
      • Short Fiction
      • Argumentative Essay 
      • Personal Narrative
      • Poetry Collection
    • An essay explaining career goals and aspirations
    • Three of the four following film/writing samples:  
      • A 30-60 second commercial
      • A  1-3 minute short film or documentary
      • Writing Sample: Script Scene
      • Writing Sample: Fiction
    • An essay explaining your career goals and aspirations

    If you have questions about the writing interview, please email:

    • Creative Writing: Mrs. Beal - bealn@kmsd.edu
    • Film: Mr. Weber  - weberm@kmsd.edu