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College and Career Fair for the Arts

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Mar 17, 2018 at 9:30am – 4pm

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College and Career Fair for the Arts

A totally free event to help you go to college and learn about careers in the arts

  • Free headshots for the first 100 students who register and attend
  • 30 colleges, universities, and organizations participating
  • Learn how to apply for and pay for college, and get one-on-one counseling
  • Workshops on audition monologues and finding your dream career
  • Meet with professional actors, playwrights, designers, and directors
  • Food truck with free lunch
  • Parents: attend a special workshop on college financing

Click here to RSVP via Google Forms.

Schedule of Events

College & Resource Fair—9:30am – 2pm
Meet with representatives from 30 local colleges and universities, as well as arts organizations and other services for teens and young adults.
Free Headshots—10am – 4pm
Professional photographers are donating free headshots to the first 100 students who register and attend. Photos will be taken on-site and available digitally afterward. Make sure you RSVP in advance and arrive early.
Free Food Truck—12–2pm
Vegetarian & vegan options will be available.
Meditation & Relaxation Room—11am – 2pm
Feeling stressed? Stop into this quiet space to relax, recharge, write down positive affirmations for your life, and pick up some strategies to help you deal when you’re feeling overwhelmed.
College Counseling—11am – 2pm
College counselors will be standing by to meet individually with students and/or their families.
Talk to an Artist Booths—12–2pm
Curious about how to become a playwright, actor, designer, or director? We’ll have professionals available to answer questions and talk about everything from their college major to their first big break.

Free Workshops

Applying for College—10–11am
Learn when and how to submit applications and what college admissions staff are looking for.
Paying for College: Student Workshop—11am – 12pm
Learn about the FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid), loans, scholarships, and financial aid.
College Financing for Parents of Artists—11am – 12pm
Parents and educators are invited to this comprehensive overview of how to finance your child’s higher education and what careers may be available to them post-graduation.
Choosing an Audition Monologue—1:30–2:30pm
Everything you need to know about how to find the ideal audition monologue for colleges, summer programs, or professional theatre.
Mapping Your Goals, Visions, and Dreams—3–4pm
A creative, interactive workshop to help you dream big. All participants will walk away with their own "passion planner!"
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RSVP by Thu, Mar 15 at 5pm


RSVPs required to guarantee admission and be eligible for free headshots upon check-in.

The Fair is open to current high school students, parents, and teachers; workshops are students-only, except for College Financing for Parents of Artists.

Center Theatre Group Offices at The Music Center Annex

601 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Map & Directions

Questions or more information

Call Camille at 213.972.8031 or email

Proudly Supported by

Center Theatre Group Corporate Circle