Musical Theater Master Class

This program has been designed and created for Individual student to participate through ZOOM with other participants nationwide.

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Musical Theater Master Class

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DETAILS

Date: December 28-31, 2020

Time: 10 am – 2 pm

Cost: Entire 4 day Workshop – $199.00 Daily Rate – $75 per day

CLASS SIZE: Most classes are limited to 30 maximum participants. Some

Required Age: All ages, students will be divided into groups based on their ages where applicable

Virtual Information: All classes will be presented using Zoom Virtual Meeting Software. Participants must have a Smart Phone, Ipad/Tablet or Computer. The larger the screen the better. Zoom logins and passwords will be sent one week prior to the event.

MASTERCLASS FACULTY: Actors & Choreographers from a number of Broadway Shows, including: Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked, Frozen, The Waitress, The Bands Visit, Bare, SpongeBob, Mean Girls and more. Faculty will not be finalized until the program is full. Two of our primary Actors:

Zachary Noah Poser

Most recently, Zachary Noah Piser was donning the blue polo at Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, after originating Dear Evan Hansen‘s premiere international production in Toronto. He’s also been seen in NYC as Boq in Wicked on Broadway, as well as Tobias in the Barrow Street Theatre’s West End transfer of Sweeney Todd and in Mad Libs Live! Off-Broadway. Zach is a Bay Area native and a proud Northwestern grad! @zach_piser 

Alicia Albright

Alicia Albright is a NYC based Broadway performing artist, choreographer, creator, avid traveler and theatre dance/dance/yoga/meditation and empowerment teacher and is starting her own company called The Feed Your Soul Project. She has appeared on Broadway as an original cast member and swing in Disney’s Frozen the Musical, and was also as the Dance Captain/Swing of Wicked on Broadway.  She has also toured the US and globally teaching as well as performing in musicals and with dance companies such as Donald McKayle’s company the Etude Ensemble. She has toured with Wicked, A Chorus Line, Jesus Christ Superstar, All Shook Up, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers as well as other regional jobs and has worked as a performer and Associate Choreographer at Transcendence Theatre Company. 

Hannah Shankman

Currently in The Band Visit. Other Broadway: WickedLes MisérablesSide Show (Original Broadway Revival), Hair. West End: Hair35 Millimeters. National Tours: RentLes Misérables 25th Anniversary Tour. Regional: La Jolla Playhouse, The Kennedy Center, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Casa Manana, Arrow Rock Lyceum. TV/Film: “The Last Five Years,” “The 86th Annual Academy Awards.” BFA University of Michigan.

Master Classes Offered
Schedule will be finalized once we have filled our classes

What is this Feeling Song Interpretation Masterclass

Sing a 16 or 32 bar cut either a cappella or with a backing track for your instructor, a Broadway performer! Learn how to dive deep into the lyric of the song and discover the acting beats within the text! Deepen your performance skills under the guidance of a Broadway pro, and learn how to give a richer, more compelling and authentic performance! The Broadway performer will also work with you on musicality and vocal technique! Class ends in a most informative Q&A!

God, I Hope I Get It (The Audition Masterclass)

Work with a Broadway actor in this mock audition based environment. Students will get a chance to perform either a song cut, monologue, or scene for our guest teacher who will give constructive criticism and helpful feedback on material choice, vocal technique, song interpretation skills, acting choices, and audition technique. Every student will be given individualized attention in this amazingly insightful masterclass! If you choose the musical theatre audition technique masterclass, students should be prepared to sing a cappella or use a backing track. (Many can be found on YouTube). If you choose a monologue or scene work audition technique masterclass, we can work on material you provide, or we can provide the materials for your group.

Broadway Bound Masterclass

Want to learn what it takes to make it on The Great White Way? Then this workshop is for you! A Broadway performer will teach a song and dance combination from a Broadway show of your choosing! The Broadway performer will also hold a hold a Q & A and give the behind the scenes scoop your students are dying to know!

5-6-7-8 Dance Masterclass

Work with a Broadway dancer on actual Broadway choreography from a legendary musical! Our Broadway instructor will lead the individuals through zoom in a warm-up and help students work on technique as they learn an amazing Broadway dance combination. At the end of the choreography session, students will get a chance to get to know their Broadway instructor a little better with a fun and insightful Q & A.

Stage Combat Masterclass

Want to learn the secrets behind amazing fight scenes like those found in West Side Story or Les Miserables? Our amazing Broadway fight instructors will take students through safe, simulated combat in a fun and fast-paced masterclass. Students will learn safety, technique and some awesome new moves.

Lights, Camera, Action Masterclass

Pick from commercial, TV, and film acting and learn the technique specific to each medium; from how to “slate” to audition technique. Students will learn the differences between on-camera and theatrical acting as they work on real commercial, television or film sides. You will learn specific on-camera lingo, expand their versatility, and work on making believable but subtle acting choices, in this action packed masterclass.

Voice-Over Masterclass

Voice-over acting is unlike any other type of acting. It requires an actor to make specific and original acting choices that are outside of the box using just their voice. Unlike other parts of the entertainment industry, voice-over has been going strong through the pandemic, as you can record auditions and jobs from the comfort of your own home! Learn how to create animated characters for cartoons and feature films, and round out your education by working on naturalistic reads for commercials and radio spots.

That’s Showbiz Seminar
Students will learn the business of show business in this most riveting seminar. A Broadway professional will discuss all the ins and outs of the entertainment industry including: agents, unions, headshots, resumes and more! This down to earth masterclass will cover the topics unlikely to be broached in any other setting and students will come away with a more thorough understanding of what it takes to be a professional, working actor. REGISTER TODAY