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New York State Summer School of the Arts

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Our Schools

Ballet
June 28, 2020 to July 25, 2020
National Museum of Dance
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, New York
Choral
July 5, 2020 to August 1, 2020
SUNY Fredonia
Fredonia, New York
Dance
July 12, 2020 to August 8, 2020
National Museum of Dance
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, New York
Media Arts
July 11, 2020 to August 7, 2020
Alfred State College
Alfred, New York
Orchestra
July 26, 2020 to August 22, 2020
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, New York
Theatre
June 28, 2020 to July 25, 2020
SUNY Delhi
Delhi, New York
Visual Arts
July 4, 2020 to July 31, 2020
SUNY Fredonia
Fredonia, New York

Calendar

August 7, 2020 - 2:00pm
Alfred State College
Alfred, New York
August 8, 2020 - 2:00pm
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, New York
August 22, 2020 - 2:00pm
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, New York

Latest News

April 8, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty when public and social gatherings will be safe to resume, the New York State Education Department has decided that the New York State Summer School of the Arts will suspend programming for the 2020 summer season.

December 9, 2019

We are hiring a seasonal associate (April through August 2020) to join our Albany team! The associate will work out of our main office in Albany with significant travel across New York State to open and close summer schools. In April, May, and June, working hours are Monday through Friday 9AM to 5PM. From Late June through end of August, the schedule varies depending on school needs. Weekend and late-night hours are required.  For details about the position, see the below information.

November 25, 2019

The New York State Summer School of the Arts is now hiring Residential Life Staff for the 2020 Season.

November 1, 2019

The NYSSSA School of Orchestral Studies is seeking a Wind and Percussion Director! For details about the position, see the below information.

January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018

School of Theater Recognized by New York State Theatre Education Association for its Commitment to Furthering Educational Theater

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NYSSSA is a summer arts residential intensive program that includes individual and group instruction in seven schools: ballet, choral studies, modern dance, visual arts, media arts, orchestral studies, and theatre.