The Broadway Teachers Workshop was founded in 2001 by Co-Artistic Directors Pam Pariseau and Gordon Greenberg in conjunction with Music Theatre International. Since then, more than 10,000 theatre educators from around the world have experienced the program. Our teaching artists have included Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Academy Award-winners who share their time and talent with the attendees as they lead workshops and master classes at the event. Scroll down for a list of Broadway shows, workshops and alumni from the past.
2022 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2022 BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Donna McKechnie, Ben Vereen, Celia Keenan Bolger, Harvey Fierstein, Alex Brightman, Derek Klena, Jerry Zaks, Chirsty Altomare, Danny Burstein, Directing Plays: Scene Study: With actors from Broadway’s To Kill A Mockingbird, Directing Musicals: Musical Theatre Scene Study: With actors from Broadway’s Company, Focus on Blocking, Introduction to Directing, Choreography Guiding Principles, Comedy Fundamentals, Behind The Scenes at The Play That Goes Wrong: Props, Stage Effects, Set Pieces and Specialty Staging, Costume/Scenic Design Concepts: Reimagining productions for your Space, Projections: Love/Hate/New Frontiers, Body Microphones: Building your kit and Making the most of what you have, Selling Your Vision: the Drama Teacher as Producer: Building strong collaborations with administration, community, and student body, Moulin Rouge Dance Class, Intimacy Direction, Creating Consensual Spaces, Diversity and Inclusion: On Broadway and in your Program, Understanding Sondheim, Path To Broadway: Up close with Broadway’s finest Performers, Careers on Broadway, Networking and Peer Sessions, Repertoire, New Technology.
2021 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2021 BTW in NYC Special Guests and Workshops included: Playwriting with Keenan Scott (playwright, Thoughts of a Colored Man), Musical Theatre with Tony nominee Liz Calloway, Acting through Song with Christy Altomare (Anastasia), Directing – Ensemble Building, Directing – Scene Study, Covid Protocols from Broadway, Budgeting and Marketing Your School Productions, Arts Advocacy in Your School, Choreography Simplified – 5 Steps You Can Use to Stage any Number, Scenic Design – Solutions on a Budget, Living Projections – Mixing Live and Remote Students, Musical Theatre Coaching for Students, Path To Broadway, Notes from the Conductor’s Podium & Concert, Broadway Dance Class: SIX, Expanding our Creative Perspectives through Theatre, Repertoire, and Curated Networking.
2019 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2019 BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Tony Award Winner Thomas Kail (Director, Hamilton), Tony Award Winner Des Macanuff (Director, Ain’t Too Proud, Jersey Boys, Tommy), Tony Award Winner Jason Robert Brown (Composer, Last Five Years, Parade, Honeymoon In Vegas), Tony Award Winner Santino Fontana (Tootsie), Tony Award Nominee Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice, School Of Rock), Tony Award Nominee Joe Iconis (Composer, Be More Chill), The Tectonic Theatre Company, (Laramie Project), Olivier Award Winner Martin Lowe (Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Mamma Mia), Stage Illusions Designer Skylar Fox, (Harry Potter And The Cursed Child), Broadway Music Supervisor David Loud, (Scottsboro Boys, Curtains, Sondheim On Sondheim), Broadway Choreographer Connor Gallagher (Choreographer, Beetlejuice), Puppetry Designer Danny Miller (King Kong), Tony Award Winner Michelle Pawk (Seussical, Mamma Mia, Hollywood Arms, Beautiful), Professor Brent Wagner (University Of Michigan Musical Theatre Department), Professor Peter Flynn (Stella Adler Conservatory, NYU)
2018 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2018 BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Tony Award Nominee Leigh Silverman(Violet, Sweet Charity, Well, Chinglish), Tony And Olivier Award Winner Dame Diana Rigg (Medea, My Fair Lady, Jumpers, Abelard And Heloise), Broadway Music Supervisor David Loud (The Scottsboro Boys, Curtains, The Visit, Sondheim On Sondheim) Tony Award Nominee Lonny Price (Sunset Boulevard, Lady Day…, 110 In The Shade, Master Harold…And The Boys), Design with Tony Award Nominated Scenic Designer Tobin Ost (Newsies, Disaster!, Jekyll And Hyde, Bonnie And Clyde), Music Direction with Ian Weinberger (Associate Music Director, Hamilton), Playwriting with Tony Award Nominee John Cariani (Author Of Almost, Maine, Actor In The Band’s Visit, Something Rotten), Scene Study with Josh Hamilton (The Real Thing, The Coast Of Utopia, ‘13 Reasons Why’), Directing Ensembles with Tectonic Theatre Project (The Laramie Project), Comedy with Tony Award Nominee Andrew Rannells (Book Of Mormon, Falsettos, Boys In The Band, ‘Girls’), Curriculum Development with Peter Avery (Director Of Theatre, NYC Department Of Education), Directing with Tony Award Nominee Sheryl Kaller (Last Fall, Mothers And Sons), Stage Management with Matt Dicarlo (Stage Manager, The Play That Goes Wrong, Beetlejuice).
2017 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2017 BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Musical Theatre with Tony Award And Oscar Winners Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, A Christmas Story, Dogfight, ‘The Greatest Showman’), Scene Study with Tony Award Nominee Jeff Calhoun (Director, Newsies, Bonnie And Clyde, Deaf West’s Big River), Broadway Music with David Loud (Scottsboro Boys, Sondheim On Sondheim, Curtains, The Visit), Acting Through Song with Tony Award Winner Lindsay Mendez (Carousel, Wicked, Dogfight), Freestyle Rap with Anthony Veniziale & Chris Shockwave Sullivan (Creators, Freestyle Love Supreme), Text Interpretation with Fiasco Theatre Company
(Into The Woods, Merrily We Roll Along, Two Gentlemen Of Verona, Twelfth Night), Choreography with Broadway Choreographer Joanne Hunter (School Of Rock, Joseph…, On A Clear Day…), Stage Management with Broadway Stage Manager Linda Marvel (Finding Neverland, Noises Off, Hands On A Hardbody), Musical Theatre with Tony Award Nominee Jen Colella (Come From Away, If/Then, Chaplin, Urban Cowboy), Broadway Projection Design with Daniel Brodie (Aladdin, Motown: The Musical), Acting with Tony Award Nominee Chad Kimball (Come From Away, Memphis, Into The Woods), Conscious Casting with Broadway Casting Director Eric Woodall (Aladdin, Mamma Mia, Billy Elliott, Les Miserables, Mary Poppins), Tech Round Table, and more.
2016 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2016 BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Tony Award Winner Lin Manuel Miranda
(Hamilton, In The Heights, Tony Award Winner Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton, Rent, ‘Smash’), Tony Award Winner Renee Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton, The Color Purple, Good People, Two Gentlemen Of Verona), Tony Award Winning Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton, In The Heights, Bandstand, Cats), Tony Award Winning Producer Jeffrey Seller (Hamilton, Rent, In The Heights, Avenue Q), Tony Award Nominee Christopher Jackson (Hamilton, In The Heights), Javier Munoz (Hamilton, In The Heights), Tony Award Nominee Brad Oscar (The Producers, Something Rotten), Tony Award Winning Orchestrator Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen), Head Of Musical Theatre, Stella Adler Conservatory, Peter Flynn, Associate Choreographer For School Of Rock Patrick O’Neill, Curriculum Mapping, History of Puppetry, Stage Management, Choreography for Everyone, Playing With Classics, Comedy, Long Form Improv.
2015 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2015 BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Broadway Legend Chita Rivera, Broadway Director And Tony Award Winner David Hyde Pierce, Broadway And TV Star Tony Danza, Tony Award Winner and Star Of TV’s ‘Smash’ Christian Borle, Tony Award Nominee Brad Oscar, Tony Award Nominee John Cariani, Broadway Music Supervisor David Loud, Tony Nominated Broadway Choreographer Denis Jones, The Story Pirates, Director Of Theatres, NYC Dept Of Education Peter Avery, Broadway Performer/Writer Susan Blackwell, Musical Theatre Scene Study with Head Of Musical Theatre, Stella Adler Conservatory, NYU Peter Flynn, Video and Projection Design, Clowning with Broadway Director, Gabe Barre, Music Direction with Broadway Conductor, Matt Perri, Scene Study with Tony Award Nominated & Obie Award-Winning Director Liesl Tommy, Managing Controversy with American Theatre Wing Former President, Howard Sherman, Broadway Choreography with Wendy Seyb, and Broadway Cast Members From An American In Paris, Kinky Boots, Something Rotten, The King And I And Fun Home.
2014 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2014 BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Directing with Susan Stroman (Tony Award Winning Director – Choreographer, Crazy For You, The Producers, Young Frankenstein), Comedy with Zach Braff (Star Of “Scrubs” and Bullets Over Broadway), Directing with Michael Greif (Tony Nominated Director Of If/Then & Rent), Music Theatre with Tom Kitt (Tony And Pulitzer Prize Winning Composer Of If/Then And Next To Normal), Acting withAnthony Rapp (Star Of Rent, If/Then), Acting with Andy Karl (Tony Nominated Star Of Rocky), Musical Theatre with Larry O’keefe (Creator Of Heathers & Legally Blonde), Broadway Lore withSeth Rudetsky (Host Of Sirius Xm’s Broadway Channel), Prop Making, Staging Shakespeare, Projection Design, Auditions, Broadway Dance, etc.
2013 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2013 BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Directing with Matthew Warchus (Tony Award Winning Director Of Matilda), Comedy with Andrea Martin (Tony Award Winning Star Of Pippin), Playwriting with Ken Ludwig (Tony Award Winning Author, Crazy For You, Lend Me A Tenor), Acting withLaura Osnes & Santino Fontana (Tony Award Nominated Stars Of Cinderella), Fosse with Chet Walker (Tony Award Nominated Choreographer Of Pippin), Choreography Made Simple with Josh Rhodes (Choreographer, Cinderella), Music Directing Young Actors with Deborah Abramson (Children’s Music Director Of Matilda), Scene Study for Students withJeff Calhoun (Tony Award Nominated Director, Newsies), Design with Tobin Ost (Tony Award Nominated Scenic Designer, Newsies), Directing with John Rando (Tony Award Winning Director, Urinetown), Acting with Lauren Ward (Tony Award Nominated Star Of Matilda), Writing with Richard Maltby (Tony Award Nominated Lyricist, Miss Saigon, Baby, Big), Mary Rodgers Guettel (Cinderella, Working, Once Upon A Mattress, Freaky Friday), David Loud (Music Director, Sondheim On Sondheim, Curtains, First You Dream), Steven Malone (Music Director, Newsies), Comedy withJohn Cariani (Tony Nominated Actor & Writer Of Almost, Maine), Betsy Wolfe (Star, Bullets Over Broadway), Voice withLiz Callaway (Star, Miss Saigon, Cats, Baby), Lewis Cleale (The Book Of Mormon), Musical Theatre with Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella, Smash), Acting with Billy Tighe (Pippin) & Julia Murney (Wicked), Shakespeare, Theatre Game Jam, Auditioning Young Actors, etc.
2012 BROADWAY TEACHERS WORKSHOP
2012 BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Bobby Lopez (Tony Award Winning Composer Of The Book Of Mormon), Charles Strouse (Tony Award Winning Composer Of Annie And Bye Bye Birdie), Roger Rees (Tony Award Winning Actor And Director Of Peter And The Star Catcher), Rick Elice (Tony Award Winning Writer Of Jersey Boys And Peter And The Star Catcher), Gregory Pliska (Music Director Of War Horse), Adrienne Kapstein (Movement Director Of War Horse), Matt Acheson (Puppetry Associate Of War Horse), David Loud (Music Supervisor Of Porgy And Bess), Daniel Goldstein (Director Of Godspell), John Cariani (Tony Nominated Actor & Writer Of Almost, Maine), Jess Loprotto (Newsies), Lesson Plan Booster, Proejctions, Costume Design, Planning Auditions, Vocal Health, Rethinking The Classics, Low Cost Scenic Solutions, Make Up, Stage Combat, Choreography Elements.