Baltimore Actor's Theatre - The Convervatory was founded in 1959 by Helen Grigal.
Since its inception, BAT has been a multi-faceted operation providing myriad cultural and entertainment activities for its audiences and members.
BAT has a large membership of performers spanning all ages.
Its versatility is enhanced by its ability to not only give members a year-round performing venue, but additionally to provide training in all three disciplines: Music, Drama, Dance.
The Baltimore Actors' Theatre has mounted a variety of presentations including proscenium, the round, and on international tour.
BAT has performed at the Lyric Opera House, Ford's Theatre, Shady Grove and Painters Mill Music Fairs, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Peabody Concert Hall, Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College.
BAT has presented three full-scale productions of the musical, Peter Pan, with original Flying by Foy at The Lyric Opera House.
It has also toured internationally to the United Kingdom and Australia with its original musical production of The Phantom of the Opera.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 3-12

Student Body

Total Students
12 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Baltimore Actor's Theatre - The Dumbarton House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Baltimore Actor's Theatre - The Convervatory was founded in 1959 by Helen Grigal. Since its inception, BAT has been a multi-faceted operation providing myriad cultural and entertainment activities for its audiences and members. BAT has a large membership of performers spanning all ages. Its versatility is enhanced by its ability to not only give members a year-round performing venue, but additionally to provide training in all three disciplines: Music, Drama, Dance. The Baltimore Actors' Theatre has mounted a variety of presentations including proscenium, the round, and on international tour. BAT has performed at the Lyric Opera House, Ford's Theatre, Shady Grove and Painters Mill Music Fairs, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Peabody Concert Hall, Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College. BAT has presented three full-scale productions of the musical, Peter Pan, with original Flying by Foy at The Lyric Opera House. It has also toured internationally to the United Kingdom and Australia with its original musical production of The Phantom of the Opera.
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