Camps Begin May
Bound 1 is
THE summer camp for kids 7- 18 years of age who love
musical theater! Campers will work with a musical
director and choreographer to perform famous Broadway
numbers for our showcase at week’s end. No previous
music or dance experience is necessary to enjoy this
fun-filled workshop that runs May
part of YouthWorks
Academy arts and education programming for
ages 3– 18 year olds. YouthWorks
Academy classes and camps teach creative
approaches to life skills with exciting and enriching
themes that inspire and instill a love for the
our littlest rising stars we offer ourImagination
Upon a Time… May
30-June 2 from 9am-12pm. Our
youngest campers are able to use their imaginations to
bring fun characters to life through dramatic play, art,
and music. These camps are a great introduction to
theater and the performing arts. Each camp has a new
theme so your actor can take one or all three sessions
and have a unique creative experience every time. Each
session is ideal for both boys and girls aged 3
– 6 years.
Musical Theatre of Anthem Announces Its
2017 Summer Performing Arts Institute
Apr. 25, 2017 –
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) will host its annual Summer Performing Arts
Institute June 26-30 for ages 6-18. Participants
will learn from award-winning, experienced directors, vocal directors and
choreographers, many of whom will also be directing shows for the upcoming
Performing Arts Institute (SPAI)
June 26-30 (M-F)
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
you have participated in MTA's SPAI or it is your first year, you are guaranteed
to learn a TON of material in dance, tap, voice, acting, and improv. The
instructors have Broadway, Off-Broadway, World and National Tour experience, and
are awarding-winning in their disciplines. Participants
will rotate between the various classes and instructors in their specialties.
The material will include selections from our upcoming season! There will be
live performances showcasing what the participants have learned in the classes.
Workshops are held at Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N.
Vision Way, Anthem, AZ 85086.
Space is limited! Register online at www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org.
Payment is due upon registration. A 10% sibling discount is available.
Scholarships are also available for those who might not otherwise be able to
participate . See website for details.
Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located
in Anthem, Arizona. The mission of MTA is to develop youth and adults
within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity
and brokering their vast talents. MTA trains and educates youth so that
they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing
opportunities to adults that empower them and foster their creativity.
MTA’s principles include casting all who audition in select productions,
presenting high quality shows that everyone can enjoy, and providing a positive
environment where performers can practice teamwork and communication skills
while experiencing the pride of accomplishment. Supported
in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the
State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.
COMES TO WAYNE AS ASPIRE PAC OFFERS A MASTER CLASS WITH TONY-NOMINATED ACTRESS
NJ, April 4, 2017 – On Sunday, April 30, Aspire
Performing Arts Company will
bring Broadway to the ’burbs, welcoming Tony Award–nominated actress Kerry
Butler for a special
Broadway Master Class!
one-day Master Class for aspiring performers ages
11–18 will focus on
audition technique and include one-on-one instruction and feedback from Ms.
Butler. Students will receive valuable insight into the professional performance
process, and learn the keys to a great audition, including selecting the right
song, developing a character, and preparing an audition binder.
love working with and helping young people achieve their dreams,” Ms. Butler
said. “Their enthusiasm is infectious! They are so eager to perform and learn,
and it is a great reminder of why I chose this profession.”
Butler was nominated for a
Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for Xanadu.
Other Broadway credits include Belle in Beauty
and the Beast, Disaster!, Catch
Me If You Can, Sherrie in Rock
of Ages, Audrey in Little
Shop of Horrors, Penny Pingleton in the original cast of Hairspray,
Eponine in Les
Brothers, and The
Best Man. On television, she has appeared on 30
Mindy Project, Rescue
and Order, Elementary, The
Mysteries of Laura, White
Life to Live, and most recently the Gilmore
Girlsreunion for Netflix, and
the feature film The
Miseducation of Cameron Post. She has an album of Disney songs entitled Faith,
Trust, and Pixie Dust.
starting Aspire PAC in 2011, it has been my goal to not only provide local
children and teens with the chance to participate in theatrical productions, but
also to give them opportunities to work directly with Broadway professionals and
gain a better understanding of the theater industry,” said President and
Artistic Director Lisa Beth Vettoso. “There is no substitute for exposure and
access to the best talent, and we’re thrilled to be able to provide that in
this Master Class with Kerry Butler.”
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Our Lady of Consolation, 1799 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
$135 per student
space is available. For more information and to register, visit Aspire PAC at www.aspirepac.com or
call 201-220-4933. You can also find Aspire PAC on Facebook, Twitter, and
Green Class "Rock the Performance" Masterclass
Sunday March 19, 2017
SIZE EXTREMLY LIMITED
Bring your best song—the one that fits YOU. We’re going to
find the highlights of your piece and show the most honest
side of your character through technique, emotion and physical
very important to choose a song that you LOVE, one with which
you connect. Everyone in the participation class will have an
opportunity to showcase their song and work to friends/family
at the end of the evening.
Green is an actor, audition coach, and producer in
the Broadway community. He has performed in and produced shows
with numerous Tony Award winning, nominated, and established
Broadway performers. As an actor, he has appeared
Off-Broadway and in numerous regional productions around the
country. As a vocal & acting coach, he specializes in
auditions, college audition prep, and is a go-to source for
building repertoire for acting and musical theatre performers.
March 19, 8:30-9:30PM. Each masterclass participant gets two
FREE tickets to the cabaret.
participant fee: $75
HERE to register as a class participant!
Class may be audited (includes ticket to the performance) for
button (Buy Tickets Now, below) to purchase audit
make this masterclass? Spotlight Youth Theatre also has one on
Saturday, March 18. Click
here for their facebook page where it's listed.
Javier Gilmore for improv fun! Learn long form and short
form improv skills in this 6 - class session. Grow performance
techniques through games, activities, and exercises which
will also build confidence and social skills. Register
12 - 17
5 - 6:30pm
4th - May 9th, 2017
your friends at Piper this summer for the best
Musicals for all ages, Starlings improv,
Shakespeare, mystery, pirates, field trips and
Ages 7 - 11
One Week Programs
Tool Kit An
As You Like It
Ages 11 - 17
You Like It with Lisanne Shaffer
The Mystery of the Yarn Barn with Aaron Novak
Pippi Longstocking and the Pirates with
with Ryan Michele Woods
Pippin with Meredith Hackett
more on our website
feel free to email or call us for more
information: 718-768-3195 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registered already? Pass this email on
to your friends!
New Spring Class Schedule
into 2017 with a YouthWorks
Academy class! YouthWorks
a wide range of arts education classes where students ages 3 to 18 with
varying degrees of skill and experience are instructed by local and
national professional teaching artists. Theater
programs are especially geared towards fostering young performers in
developing and honing their acting and stage presence skills. TheAcademy program
teaches life-skills, enriches self-esteem, and broadens horizons with a
focus on building confidence through individual and group achievements. Academyclasses
culminate with a classroom sharing or performance of understanding for
friends and family to attend.
to Musical Theater Voice
This class is designed to help students improve and enrich
their musical theater vocal skills for auditions and performances.
Special focus is placed on teaching students how to connect to the
material of their songs through solo, duet and trio work in order to
provide the most convincing performances possible.
4 – April 22 (No
class on March 18 & April 1)
7-12 years of
Musical Theater Voice
In this teen only class students will continue to explore
the relationship between voice and breath with character and singing.
Emphasis will be placed on auditioning for musical theater productions
as well as on solo and duet vocal work.
4 – April 22 (No class on March 18 & April 1)
School Playmakers Presents, Fractured
Join us for a special day time class! Students enrolled
will be cast in a zany and wacky retelling of some of the most familiar
fairytales but with a definite twist. This class will culminate in a
performance for family and friends.
9 – April 13
7-17 years of
What’s a monologue? Where is downstage? How do I create a
character? All of these questions and more will be explored in this
beginning acting class. Students will be given an overview of acting and
its many parts and pieces. This class is perfect for the young performer
still navigating the world of the theater and for those with no
2- April 6
7-12 years of
Acting for the Stage
Our continued teen acting class will focus on scene work
and audition prep. This class will be a great continuation for some
performers and those new to the stage. Prerequisite:
Acting for the Stage or previous Theater Works summer camp or Academy
acting class. Contact Chris Hamby at email@example.com if
instructor approval is needed or requested.
1- April 5
Center for the Performing Arts
W. Peoria Avenue
2017 CLASS REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
STAR MUSICAL (ages 8 - 12)
Star Musical will blend musical theater style with pop music for a
musical theater class. Students will learn one song each and a group
number all while dancing and singing like a pop star! Students need
jazz shoes and clothes for easy movement.
FEET (ages 8 - 12)
Jazzy Feet and learn the basics of ballet and jazz for musical
theater. Students will dance to the music from the musical Annie along
with similar music. Dance along with this well-known, favorite
musical and learn how to move those feet for your next audition.
Students need jazz shoes and comfortable clothes to move in.
ACT IT OUT! (ages 8-12)
this intermediate level class, students will build on skills
learned from previous Act It Out classes. They use the foundation
from the basic skills they've learned and apply it to learn more about
creating a character. An in-depth study on character development can
help students shine in auditions and performances alike! Come
learn and play in this weekly class.
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