This musical theatre summer workshop is designed to teach new and experienced singers to effectively extract and perform a variety of musical theatre numbers, either in large ensemble, duets or solo pieces from various popular and well-known shows.
Program Dates: Monday July 21st to Aug. 7th, Performance Sat. Aug. 9th-1:00-3:00pm
Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10am-3pm (45 min. Lunch break)
Location:Orleans United Church, 1111 Orleans Blvd. Orleans, Ontario K1C 7C8
Audition:Please call or email to set up an audition through the month of June
Please arrive 5 minutes ahead of assigned audition time. Address will be given
Fee:$150 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of acceptance on the day of your audition. $175 due on Monday, July 21stthen $175 due on Monday,
July 28th – post-dated cheques are accepted the day of audition and will be kept on file
Individual vocal coaching for all soloists and group singing
Basic movement and stage techniques will be introduced along with dance/choreography
A group dance ensemble will be choreographed outside of other musical theatre ensemble numbers
Final performances will be presented in semi-staged fashion on Saturday Aug. 9th, with light props and costumes
Music score copies for all solo and ensemble pieces will be provided in advance of the program start date. Singers are expected to learn all material before rehearsals commence
Auditions/Requirements for the Class:
Your skill will be determined by your audition, and not by your experience or past accomplishments.
16-32 bar upbeat OR ballad number from an age-appropriate musical theatre show
Piece must be sung from memory – please bring music for accompanist
Accompaniment will be provided or you may bring your own – Accomp. Fee: $10/singer
No Disney or Pop songs for this audition please!
Should have basic (or higher) music reading skills
A willingness to learn, work well with others and try out new skills
Positive energy, upbeat spirit and creative input is strongly encouraged
For more detailed information and to book your audition, please contact
Dr. Andrea Kovago at 613-276-5447 – firstname.lastname@example.org