High School Musical and Glee have gotten our kids thrilled about musical theater. But what's a tone-deaf mom with two left feet to do to help her kids' aspriations? Head to Broadway Inside and Out-- an innovative program that gives young artists at every skill level the chance to study with current Broadway performers, learn music and choreography and see a Broadway show.
Broadway Inside and Outs fall workshop and theatre schedule begins on Saturday, September 25, 2010, featuring the Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot; followed by the Broadway classic, West Side Story, on Saturday, October 9, and the Tony Award-winning In the Heights on Saturday, November 13. (December workshop to be announced shortly.)
Each Broadway Inside and Out theatre workshop is priced at $165 per person and begins with the three-hour workshop with a Broadway professional at 9 a.m., followed by lunch at Planet Hollywood and a ticket to see the featured musical. Students (ideal for ages 10 and up) will learn music and choreography from the show, talk one-on-one with Broadway professionals about careers in theatre and have an opportunity for photos and autographs.
Over the course of the three-hour workshop, participants will be challenged by working theatre professionals to surpass the level at which they are currently performing by developing skills to learn music and choreography not just quickly, but simultaneously. Team work, listening skills, self-expression, self-esteem and confidence are just some of what students will learn in this high-energy, nurturing and rewarding experience.
September 25 Billy Elliot workshop is August 15
October 9 West Side Story workshop, applications are due September 1
October 6 for the November 13 In The Heights workshop.
Schedules, information and applications are available at www.broadwayclassroom.com.
Workshops are held at Pearl Studios
500 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor
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