Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student who has a creative spark and potential to benefit from this creative cocoon to explore their inner artist is eligible to apply for arts-X-press.
To apply for arts-X-press, students and their caregivers need to fill out an online or paper application. Applicants will receive an email within two weeks of submission regarding application status and next-step instructions on registration.
Applications for arts-X-press 2024 will open in February.
Arts-X-press alums (ages 12-15) may apply to rejoin us for arts-X-pansion, which runs alongside arts-X-press! Click here to learn more about arts-X-pansion.
Applicants for arts-X-press must currently be in 6th, 7th or 8th grade. No previous arts training is necessary.
Applicants for arts-X-pansion must be arts-X-press alums ages 12 – 15.
To provide this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to as many students as we can, we need the help of people like YOU!
We welcome all adults to nominate arts-loving and creative middle school students for arts-X-press!
The full tuition for arts-X-press is $850, which covers all costs for the program including room, board, and performance tickets. Applications for financial aid will be sent with acceptance letters. NO student will ever be turned away from arts-X-press for financial reasons. Financial aid is available to all students, based on need, and we are committed to making it possible for all accepted students to attend.