Theatre Arts – Tuition and Fees


I’m walking out of this program a different person and a different actor. Thank you for showing me how beautiful theater and those involved in it can be. I love Cherubs. Best experience of my life!”


Tuition for the Theatre Arts, Stage Management/Design-Tech, and Musical Theatre Extension covers: all programming, room & board in University housing, three meals daily in the dining hall, field trips, theatre performance tickets, and group events.

Summer 2022

THEATRE ARTS 5-week program – $6,400

STAGE MANAGEMENT/DESIGN-TECH 5-week program – $6,400

MUSICAL THEATRE 2-week extension – $8,400**

**The Musical Theatre tuition covers both the 5-week Theatre Arts Program and the 2-week Musical Theatre Extension; 7-weeks total.

Need-based Scholarships and Financial Aid are available.

[On field trips] seeing two contrasting shows and then going back to have incredible conversations about what we saw was such a privilege”


Once You Have Been Accepted

Upon acceptance, a $1,000 non-refundable tuition deposit will be required within 10 business days in order to reserve your spot in the Theatre Arts program.

If you are applying for Financial Aid from the NHSI, you will not be required to make a deposit until you have been notified of your aid award.

The full tuition balance is due by May 24th, 2022. If the tuition balance is not received by May 24th, your spot will no longer be guaranteed and may be offered to someone on the waitlist.

If a student withdraws from NHSI before June 6th, 2022, the University will refund 100% of tuition, including room and board charges, minus the non-refundable $1,000 deposit.

There will be no tuition refunds after June 6th, 2022.  In the unlikely event that a student is dismissed from the program, tuition payments are non-refundable.


Other Fees

  • There is a $50 application fee
  • Students must provide their own transportation to and from the Institute
  • Optional spending money for the occasional meal off campus, souvenirs, etc.





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