Winthrop Pre-University Summer Arts Program

Join us for Pre-University Summer Arts Program July 6-20 for an intensive, residential 2-week training experience with Winthrop University Professors, this summer in Rock Hill, SC. With 16 interest options to choose from, students will earn three university credits and gain valuable experience in dance, theatre, music, design and studio arts, training with our faculty who are all active professional artists and designers. Apply by March 1 to reduce the cost of attendance by $400!


Acting for Theatre

Dance Theatre

Modern Dance

Music: Band & Orchestra

Music: Voice Instruction


Creative Coding

Graphic Design






Art History


Who can apply: Students currently enrolled in 10th, 11th or 12th grades in high school.

What is required to apply: Submit a 250- word essay on why you want to attend, provide proof of medical coverage and pay a $50 non-refundable application fee.

Not required to apply: A portfolio or audition.

How to apply: Submit an application at  New users must create an account.  Existing users should login to their Winthrop portal. If you have questions about the application, please contact the Office of Admissions at or 803/323-2191.


For more information please visit the Pre-University Summer Arts Program webpage .