St. Louis Cabaret Conference

The 2019 St. Louis Cabaret Conference has ended. Thank you for another successful year!

The information on this site reflects the 2019 Conference.

The 2020 St. Louis Cabaret Conference dates & info will be posted in November 2019.

Questions? Contact info@stlouiscabaretconference.com

Schedule, Fees & Housing

This page contains important information on schedules, fees, payments and housing. Please read thoroughly. The St. Louis Cabaret Conference takes place on the campus of Saint Louis University, an urban campus in midtown St. Louis. Participant housing is conveniently located on the same campus.

2019 DATES & TIMES

Traditional TRACK - 5 days- July 17-21

Arrive Tuesday July 16
Traditional Track dates: Wednesday July 17 - Sunday July 21
Depart Monday July 22

NEXT STEP TRACK  - 7 DAYS - JULY 15 - 21

Arrive Sunday July 14
Next Step Track dates: Monday July 15 - Sunday July 21
Depart Monday July 22

PROFESSIONAL TRACK - 9 DAYS - JULY 13 - 21

Arrive Friday July 12
Professional Track dates: Saturday July 13- Sunday July 21
Depart Monday July 22

Traditional Track, Next Step Track and Professional Track Conference hours:
Morning sessions    9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch Break             12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Afternoon session     2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Dinner Break            5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Evening Session*     7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
* Depending on your track, evening sessions may take place on select evenings without performances.

PERFORMANCES

Wednesday July 17 OPEN MIC NIGHT for all Conference Tracks

Friday July 19 FACULTY SHOWCASE featuring pre show entertainment by Professional Track

Saturday July 20 PROFESSIONAL TRACK SHOWCASE

Sunday July 21 FINAL SHOWCASE featuring NEXT STEP AND TRADITIONAL TRACKS

FEES- 10% drop from 2017!

(Please note the following fees do not include housing).

Traditional Track - $1325
Next Step Track - $2325
Professional Track - $3150

APPLICATION FEE

There is a $250 application fee for the St. Louis Cabaret Conference. If you are accepted into The St. Louis Cabaret Conference the $250 application fee will be applied towards your total fee. If you are not accepted or decline, all but a $50 processing fee will be refunded to you. No application will be considered without paying this fee.

Payments & Refund Policy

Upon acceptance you will receive an invoice stating payment schedule and dates due.

  1. Payment #1: 50% of your remaining fee (Track Fee, minus application fee) is due within 2 weeks of your acceptance. Please note your spot is not guaranteed until this 50% fee is paid. This 50% payment is non-refundable. No exceptions.

  2. Payment #2: All remaining balances are due June 1, 2019 after which there are no refunds. No exceptions.

  3. Housing payment is due June 1, 2019. Housing can be refunded if you cancel your spot.

Payment Methods

You may pay by check or credit/debit card.
Make checks payable to The Cabaret Project of St. Louis
Mail to: Tim Schall, The Cabaret Project of St. Louis, 7832 Stanford Ave., St. Louis, MO 63130

Credit/debit card payments are accepted (note that there is an additional 3% processing fee when using your debit/credit card).  If you wish to set up card payments, contact contact Tim Schall at info@stlouiscabaretconference.com or 314-359-0786.

HOUSING

Housing is available at an additional cost and located on the campus of Saint Louis University, an urban campus in midtown St. Louis. Housing is provided in student apartments that consist of 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. 4 singers share each apartment. Each singer has his/her own bedroom and 2 singers share a bathroom. There is a small kitchen that is equipped with stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and utensils. Kitchen and living area are shared by all occupants.

The apartments are within a one-minute walk to Xavier Hall where all of the master class sessions take place. Stairs are part of the access to some of the apartments. If you have a special need that affects your mobility, please contact Tim Schall at info@stlouiscabaretconference.com in order to reserve a first floor unit.

Cost for housing is as follows:

Intro Track - $455 for 6 nights
Next Step Track - $565 for 8 nights
Professional Track - $675 for 10 nights

MEALS

There are several options for meals.

The Saint Louis University Cafeteria is conveniently located near your housing and classroom spaces. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served daily for $6 per meal.  

If you would prefer to eat on your own, there are several restaurants on or near campus that range from sandwich shops to fuller service. There are more nearby that require a short drive or approximately 10-minute walk.

If you wish to do your own cooking in your apartment’s kitchen there is a Whole Foods and a local grocery chain within approximately a 10-minute drive from Saint Louis University.

Participants without a car have found that Uber or Lyft is a great and affordable option for short trips to local stores and restaurants.

Further questions? Please call Tim Schall at 314-359-0786 or info@stlouiscabaretconference.com