2021 Online BTW Special Guests and Workshops included: Josh Groban, Alan Menken, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Christian Borle, Andrea Martin and Joe Mantello, Best Practices for the New Normal: Reboot and Revitalize Your Program, Cast Bonding: Ensemble Building, Scene Study and Inspiring Your Actors, Mindfulness, Creativity and Managing Anxiety, Choosing the Best Material for Your Reality, Demystifying LED Lighting, Choreography Prompts, Stage Management and Leadership Skills, Dramaturgy & Curriculum: Teaching the Show, Mining Truth in Musical Theatre, Technology in Theatre, Puppetry from Disney, Hip Hop Shakespeare, Music Direction for Students, Next Level Scenic Design: Texture, Detailing, and Scenic Art, Learning Loss and Recovery
2020 Online BTW Special guests and Workshops included: Patti LuPone, Billy Porter, Chita Rivera, Stephen Schwartz, Gavin Creel, Alex Timbers, Jen Colella, Jeffrey Seller, Liz Calloway, Heidi Blickenstaff, Playwriting – Prompts and Exercises for Online Learning, Music Direction – Rehearsal Practices – in Person and Remotely, Virtual Vitality: Teaching and Directing Online, Puppetry – Lesson Plans for Online Learning and Practical Methods, Choreography – 5 Steps You Can Use to Stage any Number and Teach Online, Scenic Design – Teaching Design Remotely and Tips and Shortcuts for Scenic Solutions, Projections – Stage Magic you can create on your laptop, Making Middle School Musicals – Online Exercises and Rehearsal Practices for Younger Students, Musical Theatre Technique – Coaching Musical Theatre Students Online, Curriculum Development – Online Curriculum and Coordination, Teaching History through Theatre!, College Auditions and Selection, Broadway Choreography for Your Students, Concert and History with David Loud, In the Room Where It Happened: Producing HAMILTON with multiple Tony Award winning producer Jeffrey Seller (Hamilton, Rent, Avenue Q, In The Heights), Making Shows Remotely, Streaming Your Productions, Licensing Remote Productions.
WATCH BILLY PORTER’S INSPIRATIONAL TALK
AT BTW ONLINE CONFERENCE 2020*
(* mature language)