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Presidents' Weekend Workshop

 

 

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DATES:           FEBRUARY 18-20, 2017

AGES:           11-15/16 AND UP

TIMES:         10-5 (Sat & Sun)/10-3 (Mon)

PLACE:       Pearl Studios in New York City

This is a 3-day seminar that will concentrate on how to increase your chances of getting a job and building a career in musical theater.  Work on your “tried and true” audition material while we help you EXPAND YOUR BOOK.  You will walk away from this workshop with new audition material specifically selected for you. 

NYC industry professionals will explore such topics as:

SELECTING HEADSHOTS

WRITING A RESUME

BUILDING YOUR BOOK

HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT MONOLOGUE

SELECTING AND CHOOSING GREAT CONTRASTING 16 AND 32-BAR CUTS

TIPS ON HOW TO PICK UP DANCE AUDITION COMBOS

COLD READINGS

RIFFING TECHNIQUE

INDUSTRY PUBLICATIONS AND WEBSITES

VOCAL HEALTH

PROS AND CONS OF BEING EQUITY OR NON-EQUITY

PROS AND CONS OF HAVING AN AGENT

DO AND DON’TS FOR AUDITIONS

 NEW THIS YEAR:  For those participants who are interested, you will have the option of attending a session with admissions people from many of the NYC area university/higher education musical theater programs (NYU, Pace, AMDA, Marymount etc ....).  Ask questions about their individual programs and their individual audition processes.  (Parents May Attend).

 

SING FOR A NYC CASTING DIRECTOR AND GET THEIR FEEDBACK

 Some of our past guest speakers have been:

 Walter Bobbie (Tony Award Winning Director of CHICAGO)

Nora Brennan (from Nora Brennan Casting)

Adam Caldwell (from Cindy Tolan Casting)

Michael Cassara (from Michael Cassara Casting)

Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Tony Nominated Director of RAGTIME)

David Evans (Associate Conductor of WICKED)

Sutton Foster (Tony Award Winning Actress)

Paul Hardt (from Stuart Howard Associates)

Justin Huff (from Telsey + Company)

Pete Kaiser (Talent Agent from Talent House)

Tom Kitt (Tony Award Winning Composer of NEXT TO NORMAL and BRING IT ON)

Stephanie Klemons (Assistant Choreo. BRING IT ON/IN THE HEIGHTS

Joan Lader (Renowned Broadway Vocal Coach)

Shannon Lewis (B’way dancer/choreographer)

Lin Manuel Miranda (Tony Award Winning Actor/Composer of IN THE HEIGHTS)

Jerry Mitchell (Tony Award Winning Director/Choreo. of LEGALLY BLONDE/KINKY BOOTS)

Laura Osnes (Tony Nominated Actress-CINDERELLA)

Billie Porter (Tony Award Winning Actor-KINKY BOOTS)

Kaitlyn Shaw (from Tara Rubin Casting)

Shirin Tinati (Headshot photographer)

Rickey Tripp (B’way dancer/choreographer)

 

TUITION:  $650

CLICK HERE to fill out your application and submit your video audition.

NOTE:  If you have attended our BTT summer intensives or BTT PRO sessions, auditions are not necessary but please submit application

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Hope to see you in February!

 

 

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