2017 Broadway Student Summit Summary
The 2017 Broadway Show for all sessions:
January 14 - 15, 2017   SOLD OUT!
February 18 - 19, 2017   SOLD OUT!
March 18 - 19, 2017   SOLD OUT!
April 8 - 9, 2017   SOLD OUT!
July 10 - 11, 2017   SOLD OUT!
ACTING TECHNIQUE: The art of creating believable, honest action on stage is one of the most exciting and challenging aspects of an actor's craft. This acting class will help the actor create the truth of an emotion, an environment, and a story with a fully engaged body, voice and imagination.
MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITION TECHNIQUE: Join Broadway performer and teaching artist Geoff Packard for an exploration of how to prepare and interpret audition material, what makes a good audition, and the casting process. Volunteer students will have the opportunity to work on their audition songs with Geoff in this class. We will also be joined by a special guest Broadway performer, who will share his audition material and techniques with the class.
FREESTYLE RAP: Join members of Freestyle Love Supreme, the improve group that Lin Manuel Miranda created and inspired the style and story telling of Hamilton, for an amazing ride. The Love of Freestyle workshop introduces students to the basic principles of freestyle rap, with a focus on self-expression and jumping in. Each student will receive a beatbox lesson and be encouraged to freestyle in the class. Freestyle love isn’t about doing it right... just DOING IT!
BROADWAY DANCE CLASS: HAMILTON with Jon Rua, Hamilton, Original Broadway Cast member
PATH TO BROADWAY: HAMILTON No one has better back stage stories than this group of Broadway’s brassiest veterans, all of whom currently appear in the Broadway production of Hamilton. Join us for an insider look at the different paths they have taken to Broadway – from formative high school experiences to further training options, higher learning, and great audition stories. They will also perform some of their favorite audition songs!
VOCAL CLASS: HAMILTON: with Ian Weinberger, Associate Music Director, Hamilton on Broadway
2016 Broadway Student Summit Summary
The 2016 Broadway Shows:
January 16 - 18, 2016   SOLD OUT!
February 13 - 15, 2016   SOLD OUT!
April 2 - 4, 2016   SOLD OUT!
July 11 - 13, 2016   SOLD OUT!
ACTING TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP
Learn to prepare scenes and monologues through text analysis, improvisation and collaboration. How do I look at a scene and know what to do? This class will give you the tools to investigate the various techniques that give you a foundation to feel prepared and confident on stage.
MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITION CLASS
Taught by a casting director or director, this workshop will explore what makes a successful audition. Select students will have the opportunity to perform a song for constructive feedback. Also a Broadway performer will join the group and share their audition materials and stories.
VOICE PRODUCTION & ACTING THROUGH SONG
Working with a Broadway music director, learn a song from a Broadway show and work on warming-up, vocal production, vocal collaboration, acting through song, and musical theatre performance skills.
BROADWAY DANCE AUDITION
Step into the chorus line as a Broadway dance captain teaches you a combination from a Broadway show.
An interactive improvisational comedy class, where students unleash their creative impulses and learn the building blocks of comic scenes and stories.
MAKING A SCENE/
A hands on class where students dramatize existing narratives as well as non-fiction personal ones. This class explores what makes for good drama and gets students excited about creating their own worlds and spinning their own stories.
THE ROAD TO BROADWAY
An intimate conversation with Broadway’s best and brightest young stars, who talk about their journey from high school to Broadway. They will then perform the material they used to audition for their Broadway shows!
Safety first in this interactive class, where students learn the fundamentals of stage combat, creating realistic fight scenes on stage, from both the physical and emotional perspectives.