Broadway Master Class Series
Featuring Guest Faculty from your favorite Broadway Shows and National Tours in 2018, this Master Class Series provides students the opportunity to learn from Broadway professionals right here in Albany! All students ages 10-18 of any experience level are welcome to register.
Each show title will feature a two hour Master Class with a Guest Faculty member from the cast of the show. The class will culminate in an open question & answer session with the Guest Faculty, all of whom have significant experience performing on Broadway, in National Tours and with regional theatre companies throughout the country. Classes can be purchased individually or as a series. Class size is strictly limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
2019 Master Classes to be Announced!
Previous Master Class Faculty has included:
Spencer Clark joined us in Spring 2018 for a musical theatre dance master class! A former cast member at Park Playhouse (2013's Spamalot), he was seen on Broadway in Paramour, CATS, and currently FROZEN.
Lauren Cannon joined us from the ENSEMBLE of the National Tour of WICKED. Previous credits include West Side Story (Nat’l/int’l/Ogunquit Playhouse), Radio City Christmas Spectacular and recently seen on the 2016 Tony Awards.
Chase Madigan can be seen as CHISTERY on the National Tour of WICKED. Previous credits include West Side Story (Broadway), Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The New York Spectacular, Rock the Ballet (International tour).
Sharrod Williams could be seen as POUNCIVAL in Broadway's CATS and the Chicago cast of Hamilton. He was on the Park Playhouse stage as a standout dancer in 2012's Cabaret. His professional credits include National Tours: 2nd International (USA and Tokyo, Japan)- Bring It On: The Musical (La Cienega), A Chorus Line (Richie); Regional: Hairspray (Seaweed), Cabaret (Herman), Cats (Mungojerrie), The Wizard of Oz (Ensemble/Dance Captain), Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Prisoner/Aurora Men). Concert Dance: Doug Elkins and Friends, Von Howard Project, and Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (Apprentice); TV: Law and Order: SVU 16: 07 (Fem Boy).
From Opera to Broadway, Teri Hansen has received international recognition for her crossover abilities as a singing actress. She currently stars as "Elsa Schraeder" in the NEW production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Jack O'Brien. Miss Hansen made her Broadway debut in THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE and starred in London's West End as "Magnolia" in Hal Prince's Tony Award winning production of SHOW BOAT. She concertized with Marvin Hamlisch nationwide since 2002 and return to the Boston Pops for two consecutive seasons under his baton. Miss hansen starred in the Broadway national tours of THE MUSIC MAN as "Marian Paroo", "Guenevere" in CAMELOT, and as "Magnolia" in SHOW BOAT. www.teridalehansen.com
Salisha Thomas made her National Tour Debut in the Ensemble of Beautiful and also appeared in the show on Broadway. Regional: Hairspray, Spring Awakening, Dreamgirls, Once On This Island (Theatreworks; Theatre Bay Area Awards Nom. Best Leading Actress), Princess Tiana/ Vocalist for Disney, Miss Fullerton ’13. BA in Theatre from CSU, Fullerton. Thanks to God, my Family, BBR, Eric Futterer, Chantea, and Stephen Kopel. Insta: @salishathomas