Broadway Master Class Series
Featuring Guest Faculty from your favorite Broadway Shows and National Tours in 2017, 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 (savings of $50). Class size is strictly limited. Click here for information brochure and registration! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE with WICKED
FEATURING LAUREN CANNON AND CHASE MADIGAN FROM THE touring cast of wicked
March 6, 2017 from 7-9pm
Lauren joins 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 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).
AUDITION TECHNIQUES with CATS
featuring Sharrod williams from the Broadway cast of CATS
March 16, 2017 from 5:30-7:30pm
Sharrod can be seen as POUNCIVAL in Broadway's CATS. 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).
Vocal Technique with The Sound Of Music
featuring Teri HAnsen from the sound of music National Tour
April 3, 2017 from 7-9pm
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
Musical Theatre Performance with BEAUTIFUL
featuring Salisha Thomas from the North American tour of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
April 15, 2017 from 10am-noon
Salisha is making her National Tour Debut in the Ensemble of Beautiful! 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
Triple Threat Technique
May 8, 2017 from 7-9pm