Musical Theatre Intensive

MSVMA will welcome 72 singers in grades 9-12 to our first Musical Theatre Intensive on Saturday, October 1 at Portage Northern High School.  We are delighted to have incredible clinicians including Catherine Walker, The University of Michigan's School of Music, Theater and Dance, Jeremy Mossman, Department of Musical Theatre at Western Michigan University and Jamie Reed, Department of Musical Theatre at Oakland University. 

Students will have the opportunity to sing for clinicians and participate in a variety of topic sessions. 

The fee should be brought to event - $50 check payable to MSVMA. 

Musical Theatre Intensive Schedule

For the Masterclass sessions, students will be divided into three groups of 24 and each of the groups will meet in separate rooms - Group A (Auditorium), Group B (Choir Room), Group C (Band Room). All the full group rehearsals and lectures will take place in the Auditorium.

9-9:40
Introductions 
Group Warm-up & Rehearsal 

9:40-10:15
Lecture 1: General Remarks regarding auditions – How to make an impression when you walk in the room.  What should you wear? What shouldn’t you wear? Headshots & Resumes 

10:15-10:25     Break

10:25-11:25 
Masterclass Session I: Musical Theatre Cuts 
6 students  - 10 minutes per student 

11:25-11:55 
Lecture 2: Selecting material 

12:00-1:00
Masterclass Session II: Musical Theatre Cuts 
6 students  - 10 minutes per student 

1-1:50          Lunch 

1:50-2:20
Lecture 3: Preparing your audition cuts 

2:25-3:25
Masterclass Session III: Musical Theatre Cuts 
6 students  - 10 minutes per student 

3:25-3:35    Break

3:35-4:35
Masterclass Session IV: Musical Theatre Cuts
6 students - 10 minutes per student

4:40-5:30 
Group Rehearsal & Closing Comments

Claire Bellamy
Musical Theatre Intensive Coordinator

clbellamy@me.com

October 1, 2016

Portage Northern High School
1000 Idaho Avenue
Portage, MI 49024


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