Students of any age can experience life at Cornish College of the Arts while
participating in art, dance, design, film, interdisciplinary or dance classes.
Summer at Cornish
attracts both local and international students to the college’s campus in downtown Seattle each July and August. Annually, approximately 500 students attend this program, either living on campus or commuting from home.
offers year long classes to students age 4 to 18 with individualized instruction given by established educators who are knowledgeable in their field. Students discover their individual creativity within traditional discipline integral to the art form of dance.
Summer at Cornish’s Art & Design program offers a rigorous pre-college program and a number of studio experiences.
The Cornish dance program offers focused dance training for students ranging in age from 3.5 to adult in the fall and spring through our Preparatory Dance and in the summer through our Summer Dance program.
Summer at Cornish’s Film & Media program offers a rigorous pre-college intensive and courses across variety of media.
Summer at Cornish Interdisciplinary Explorations are for students who want to explore a variety of art forms.
Summer at Cornish’s music program is a series of one or two-week intensive workshops designed for musicians ages 12 to adult.
Summer at Cornish’s Theater program offers rigorous pre-college programs and a number of studio experiences.
Several Summer at Cornish dance and music programs require an audition for admission or placement.
Cornish Extension Programs is committed to making our courses available to youth ages 3 ½ TO 18 who demonstrate artistic and academic promise, financial need, and interest in the program by offering modest scholarship assistance (certain programs are restricted to youth ages 14 – 18, please see specific program for more information).
Discover Seattle, make new friends and grow as an artist by incorporating the live-in experience with your summer program.
Summer at Cornish provides a safe and healthy environment for learning and artistic growth.
Looking for more information about Extension Program classes, parking, housing or payment? Answers to general questions below.
Once you've registered and received your course confirmation, you may be interested in finding out more information.
The well-being of the Summer at Cornish community depends upon the good judgment and considerate behavior of it members.
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