QUESTIONS PEOPLE ASK

Am I required to audition/apply for a WERK WITH BWAY intensive?


Yes! WERK WITH BWAY is by-audition only program. To audition/apply, click "APPLY" on your intensive of interest or scroll to the bottom of the intensive's landing page. You'll need to submit some basic information, your headshot/resume, and a short singing audition video of a musical theatre selection (16-32 bars is great). Cell phone recordings are more than acceptable!




I've submitted my application! When will I receive a reply?


Applications receive a reply within 2-7 business days by email. Admission is rolling so the sooner you apply, the higher your chances of securing a spot to the intensive.




What are the hours of the intensive? Where are they located?


The average day of an intensive runs from 10am-6pm with a one-hour lunch break each day. Intensives are currently held at Sunlight Studios in NYC (321 W 44th St Suite #202, New York, NY 10036).




What age are the intensives geared towards?


Our intensives are primarily geared towards teenagers and young adults, however, we've trained students younger than 13 years old and over 60 years old! Students at our program are separated into smaller groups to guarantee you'll be working with people of similar age and experience.




What's the cancellation policy? Is my tuition transferrable?


At this time, we do not currently offer refunds on tuition deposits. The good news is that your tuition credit is 100% transferrable towards another intensive should you no longer be able to attend for any reason.




Do you offer payment plans or financial aid?


We offer the option of setting up a payment plan to all students who prefer paying the tuition over mutliple installments. This allows students to place a smaller deposit towards their tuition to reserve a spot. We just require that tuition is paid in full by the start of the intensive. More information about setting up a payment plan will be found in your acceptance email. We also offer a limited number of partial scholarships to students who qualify. If this is something that you would need to attend the intensive, please request information on how to apply upon receiving your acceptance email. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to offer a partial scholarship.




Is housing included in the cost of tuition?


Tuition covers the entirety of the classes included in the intensive. It does not cover housing, however, we are able to provide recommendations for discounted hotel accomodations.




What are your COVID-19 safety protocols?


The safety and wellbeing of our students is incredibly important to us at WERK WITH BWAY. We have developed strict and comprehensive safety protocol for our in-person intensives during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes:

  • All staff members/teaching artists will be immunized and fully vaccinated for COVID-19

  • KN95 masks will be provided for all staff and students to wear during class

  • Masks or other facial coverings that cover the nose and mouth must be worn upon entering the building and must remain on unless you're working one-on-one with an artist, in which you and only you may remove your mask

  • A 6-foot distance must be maintained at all times inside and outside of the studio. Studios will be set-up with chairs six foot distance from one another.

  • Studios will be occupied at 50% capacity and group class sizes will be small to accommodate social distancing.

  • High touch-points such as door handles and pianos will be sanitized regularly along with music stands, chairs and tables

  • The lobby/waiting area at Sunlight Studios is effectively closed until further notice. Students will not be permitted to wait in the reception area or anywhere else in the building

  • Gatherings in common areas is prohibited at Sunlight Studios

  • Common areas will be industrially disinfected at the start of each day and then sanitized continuously throughout the day with close attention paid to high-touch areas such as door handles and vending machines

  • The reception desk will be outfitted with a plexiglass panel to protect the receptionist and guests

  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the facility and inside studios

  • Students will have their temperature taken upon entering the studio. Anyone with flu-like symptoms are to stay home and will not be permitted to attend the remainder of the intensive (tuition can be credited towards the future)

  • Students will have a one hour lunch break. Lunch must be eaten outside and food cannot be consumed in the studios

  • Bathrooms will be limited to two occupants at a time and cleaned once per hour

  • Elevator capacity is limited to three people per elevator - we encourage youto t






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