Submission Information

Applications will be open March 20 - April 24 for the 2018 Cabaret Fellows. This year's conference will take place August 1-11.

Only complete applications will be considered, which includes 1) an application form and 2) a video audition.

To apply, please download the Preplist [PDF or MS Word] and then proceed to the Application

The Cabaret Fellows Program costs $3,500 USD and includes tuition, room, and board.



Junior Cabaret Fellows
The Junior Cabaret Fellows Program offers select middle and high school students an opportunity for professional vocal instruction, movement, and hands-on artistic guidance in the art of performance.
The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center invites young talents ages 12-18 to audition for the Junior Fellows

Program, under the direction of Brad Simmons. Junior Fellows will have two weeks of master classes and
performance opportunities alongside the O’Neill’s professional guest artists at the Cabaret & Performance
Conference, under Artistic Director, Grammy and Emmy Award winner, John McDaniel.

This summer's theme will be BORN TO ROCK, a study of Heartland Music - Springsteen, Tom Petty, Mellencamp, Melissa Etheridge, Aerosmith, Patti Smith, Billy Joel, Joan Jett, Journey, The Pretenders. Please prepare two contrasting short songs (verse, chorus, verse, chorus) by one of these singers. Complete the application and send your video audition to no later than 5pm EST on March 23 to be considered for this summer's program. Dates for the summer will be August 1-11. Selected performers must be available for all of these dates. There will not be in-person auditions this year. All performers should submit a video audition. 

The Cabaret Junior Fellows Program costs $1,000 USD and includes tuition and meals. Financial aid applications available upon request.



For Cabaret and Performance Conference related questions, email Aislinn Frantz at