Friday, October 6, 2017
8:15 a.m.–1:45 p.m.


Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) and Ruth S. Harley University Center
1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
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A Day with the Arts: Dance. Music. Theatre.

Event, Discover and Explore

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Discover and Explore your Passion—Annual High School Special Event Series

Hear ye! Hear ye! Dancers, musicians, thespians, singers and artisans, we request your presence at this year’s Arts Conference. On Friday, October 6, 2017, spend the day with us and ignite your creativity. Delve into intensive hands-on workshops in dance, music and theatre at Adelphi’s Performing Arts Center (AUPAC)—one of the most exceptional performing arts facilities on Long Island. The event also features keynote speaker Adam Pascal!

Telly Leung2017 Keynote Speaker: Telly Leung

Leung grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and attended the math and science specialized high school Stuyvesant High School. He then attended Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama. Telly has appeared on Broadway in Flower Drum Song, Pacific Overtures, the final Broadway cast of RENT (which was filmed live and is available on DVD), Godspell, Allegiance and most recently In Transit. Leung has appeared on television in Glee (as Wes of the Dalton Academy Warblers), Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Odd Mom Out and Deadbeat. Telly appears on the cast recordings of several musicals and has two solo albums—”I’ll Cover You” and “Songs For You.” Beginning on June 13, Telly took over the role of Aladdin in the hit Broadway musical Aladdin.


Friday, October 6

8:15 a.m.–8:40 a.m.

Registration and Light Breakfast

8:45 a.m.–8:55 a.m.


9:05 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Workshop 1

10:10 a.m.–11:05 a.m.

Workshop 2

11:10 a.m.–12:05 p.m.

Workshop 3

12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.

Keynote Address

1:15 p.m.–1:40 p.m.


1:45 p.m.


Workshop Choices

Workshops will be assigned on a first come, first-served basis. Workshop selection is subject to change. Students can select their top four workshop choices prior to the event. We will do our best to place each student in at least one of their top choices. All students must register for the workshops no later than Friday, September 22, 2017.

  • Acting with Accents
  • Theater Improvisation
  • Makeup for the Stage Demonstration
  • Stage Combat
  • Modern Dance* Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ballet* Intermediate, Advanced
  • Dance Improvisation* Intermediate, Advanced
  • Broadway Vocal Repertoire** Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Vocal Repertoire **  Intermediate, Advanced
  • Digital Media in Music
  • Scenic Painting
  • Stage Prop Design
  • Physical Theater

*Please come dressed to dance.
**Please come prepared with two copies of a piece to sing
The university will provide an accompanist
***Please bring your own instruments (The university will provide a piano)

All students and faculty must sign the Photo Release Form. Faculty must either bring all collected, completed release forms on the day of the event or send them in advance via email to


Registration will open Fall 2017.

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Learn more about Adelphi’s Performing Arts departments of Dance, Music and Theatre.

This event is part of the Annual High School Special Event Series.

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