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An incredible investment in your artistry, skill-development, and future.

Reserve your spot in a life-changing experience of empowerment, connection, mentorship, and encouragement.


M U S I C A L   T H E A T R E :   $6,000

O P E R A :   $6,000

C O L L A B O R A T I V E   P I A N O :   $4,500

T E A C H I N G   F E L L O W S H I P :   $4,500

D I R E C T I N G   F E L L O W S H I P :   $4,500

D E P O S I T :   $500

IPAI offers an all-inclusive educational experience that includes lodging; two meals per day (breakfast and lunch--artists are responsible for dinner and snacks), private voice lessons; individual and group coachings; 15-20 master classes and training workshops; German language, dance, and acting classes; a comprehensive scenes program; and 6 plus concert performance opportunities. The cost of tickets and transportation for one excursion (the musical theatre intensive and audition casting in Hamburg, or the German opera house excursion) is also included in your tuition for IPAI Germany. 

***Tuition scholarships are available. IPAI awards between $20,000 - $50,000 in tuition scholarships to participants each year based on merit, need, and availability. 

***The deposit must be received by the date on your acceptance letter (10-14 days after acceptance) in order to reserve your spot in the program and any scholarships you have been awarded. 


A L L - I N C L U S I V E   W I T H   H O U S I N G   &   F O O D:  $4,100

T U I T I O N   O N L Y   E X C L U D I N G   A C C O M M O D A T I O N :   $3,100

D E P O S I T :   $500

IPAI Fairhope offers an all-inclusive educational experience that includes housing and food as well as a tuition-only option for participants who would like to arrange their own accommodations. IPAI Fairhope includes at least 10 intensive workshops and masterclasses focused on audition skills, coaching, business, performance and presence, stagecraft and movement, basic dance, body awareness, and more; 2 private voice lessons and coachings per week; concert performances; a vocal competition with small cash stipend; and an opportunity to sing for and work one-on-one with casting directors, agents, and conductors from regional and national theaters and opera companies.

***Tuition scholarships are available. IPAI awards between $20,000 - $50,000 in tuition scholarships to participants each year based on merit, need, and availability. 

***The deposit must be received by the date on your acceptance letter (10-14 days after acceptance) in order to reserve your spot in the program and any scholarships you have been awarded. 


N O T   I N C L U D E D: airfare or ground transportation to/from Kiefersfelden, Fairhope, Thailand, or New York; ground or public transportation during the program; health or travel insurance; costs of securing a passport or visa (for non-US residents); entry, luggage, or other fees at border control; costs associated with program cancellation, flight cancellation, or travel delays.

Tuition scholarships (typically between $500 - $3000) are awarded based on funding availability, artistry, and merit and determined by the application, video or live audition, financial need, and IPAI programming needs. Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of IPAI faculty, administration, and audition panelists. Recipients are obliged to notify IPAI of acceptance in a timely fashion and are still responsible for securing their position in the program by paying the deposit.

How to pay your deposit

& tuition

Got your acceptance letter?  Now what? After receiving your acceptance letter and returning the included SIGNATURE PAGE, the final step to securing your spot and any scholarships awarded is to pay your $500 deposit using the PayPal button below. 


I M P O R T A N T ! Please re-read our Refund and Participation Policy BEFORE paying your tuition. Your $500 deposit is non-refundable in the event you cannot attend or the program is cancelled. By submitting payment below, you acknowledge and accept the refund policy.

REFund & Participation Policy

Unfortunately, IPAI cannot issue any refunds for tuition or deposits under any circumstances at this time. This includes but is not limited to acts of violence or terrorism, sickness, disease, financial insolvency, force majeure, or any other circumstances. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, IPAI may be able to issue limited refunds minus the $500 deposit in the event the program is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions. The no refund policy stands as long as a live, in-person summer program can take place.

IPAI reserves the right to withdraw a student artist from the program for behavior deemed inappropriate or unprofessional. Illegal substance use is strictly forbidden. Participants caught using illegal substances or participating in illegal activities will be sent home at their own expense and no tuition refunds will be given. Artists and faculty participate at their own risk and must provide proof of valid health insurance for the duration of the program. IPAI is not liable for a participants inability to attend or participate due to sickness, emergencies, or other unforeseen events. 

Pay your deposit

Once you have read, understand and accept the refund policy above, please reserve your spot in our program by submitting your $500 deposit payment using the PayPal button below. You should receive a confirmation email from PayPal after your payment is made. If you do not, please contact us and we will verify that payment was received.


Once we have received your deposit, you will receive an invoice and instructions on how to pay the remaining tuition via email.  


C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !  You've just made a very important investment in your musical education and future! We are so grateful that you're trusting us with your artistic education. Soon, you will receive an email and PayPal invoice with instructions on how to continue paying your IPAI tuition. At the bottom of your invoice, you will see a breakdown of the dates for your tuition payments. You may also contact us directly to arrange a payment schedule that woks for you. Planning, consistency, and communication is key. 

Start your fundraising campaign NOW! Share your acceptance and summer plans on your social media pages, with your family, and friends, community, and supporters. Check out our FUNDRAISING TIPS page for more ideas on how to raise awareness and money for your exciting summer abroad! Also, feel free to contact us directly to discuss your options and ideas. We would be honored to brainstorm and help you develop a actionable fundraising strategy.

S A M P L E   T U I T I O N   P A Y M E N T   S C H E D U L E

Musical Theatre & Opera: 

  • $500 - Deposit

  • $1,000 - January 1

  • $1,000 - February 1

  • $1,000 - March 1 

  • $1,000 or remaining balance - April 1

  • $1,000 or remaining balance - May 1

Collaborative Piano, Teaching & Directing Fellowship: 

  • $500 - Deposit

  • $1,000 - January 1

  • $1,000 - February 1

  • $1,000 or remaining balance - March 1

  • $1,000 or remaining balance - April 1

Thank You!

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