Date & Time: October 8 8:15am – 12:00pm
Location: Virtual

Intensive hands-on workshops in dance, music and theatre for high school students.

Hear ye! Hear ye! Dancers, musicians, thespians, singers and artisans, we request your presence at this year’s Arts Conference. On Friday, October 8, 2021, spend the day with us and ignite your creativity. High school students will delve into intensive hands-on workshops in dance, music and theatre during our A Day with the Arts. The event also features a keynote speaker, Broadway performer, T. Oliver Reid!

This year’s A Day with the Arts event will be hosted virtually this year.

Keynote Speaker

T. Oliver Reid

Currently appearing in his 13th Broadway show, dynamic performer T. Oliver Reid is a swing and the dance captain for the Tony award-winning musical Hadestown. A proud graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where he studied music with a focus on vocal performance, he joined the 2nd national tour of Once on this Island immediately after graduation and has been performing professionally ever since. His Broadway credits include the Tony award-winning revival of Once On This Island, Sunset Boulevard, After Midnight, Sister Act, Mary Poppins, The Wedding Singer, La Cage Aux Folles, Never Gonna Dance, Thoroughly Modern Millie and more. In addition to his work on Broadway, Mr. Reid is also an award-winning cabaret performer and activist. He is the co-founder of the Black Theatre Colaition with the objective of increasing representation of Black theatre professionals behind the scenes by five-fold over the next decade. For more information visit


A list will be provided at the beginning of Fall. The maximum number of students allowed to participate is 20 students per school. All workshops will have varying capacities for each session and will accommodate guests on a first come, first served basis. Workshop selection is subject to change.

Adelphi University’s Office of University Admissions visitor policy requires all visitors to wear a mask while on campus during indoor and outdoor activities on campus grounds at all times.

Both unvaccinated and vaccinated individuals are required to continue wearing masks indoors at all times and outdoors where social distancing cannot be maintained. Please see more detailed mask information on our vaccine FAQs webpage.

Please share this information with your students, their parents and/or legal guardian and the teachers and/or chaperones that will be accompanying your students during their visit to campus.

For more information on our university policies please visit our website.

This event is part of the Annual High School Special Event Series. Learn more about Adelphi’s Performing Arts departments of DanceMusic and Theatre.

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