You will be learning a dance from Elf The Musical from the Associate Director of the Elf National Tour,Audition Prep Workshop ages 13+ Michael Whitney!
When: Saturday, November 17th from 11:00am-2pm
Where: Saratoga Senior Center
This audition workshop will take you through a dance, vocal and/or monologue audition. This workshop is for levels! Make sure you have plenty of water and your songs/monologues memorized. You will also need sheet music for the accompanist.
This workshop is great opportunity to:
- receive feedback from professionals
- practice auditioning (which is the hardest part of the performing arts!)
- strengthen your level confidence when walking into an audition
Michael Whitney is originally from Niskayuna, NY and currently resides in Manhattan. A few of his previous credits include Beauty And The Beast National Tour (Dance Captain/ Swing/ U/S for Lefou/ Fight Captain/ Asst. Director), Beauty And The Beast International Tour (Asst. Director),ELF National Tour (Asst. Director/ Fight Coordinator), Peter And The Wall (Director), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Choreographer). Michael also directed and choreographed SCT's Teen Troupe Thoroughly Modern Millie show two summers ago!
Kevin Stevens is a NYC-based performer originating from Buffalo, NY. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Fredonia, where he earned a BFA in Acting. While at Fredonia, he was featured in multiple mainstage and student-run productions. Upon graduation, Kevin moved to New York City, signed with Avalon Artists Group and has been using theatre to travel across the country and world, performing in California, Germany, Norway, Russia and exotic Ohio. As of January 2018, Kevin is back in the city, pounding the pavement and seeing as many drag shows as he can. Aside from theatre, Kevin plays the clarinet, an instrument he has studied for eight years, and is an aspiring gymnast. His latest goal has been mastering his back handspring without breaking his neck.
If you would like a 20 minute private coaching from either of these instructors please email Leigh at email@example.com. They will be offering coachings after the workshop for an additional fee.
Dance Attire: We strongly recommend Leotards and Tights for Girls. Please wear something that is more form fitting if you do not own a leotard. Shorts and T-shirt or Tank Top for boys. Absolutely NO JEANS or SNEAKERS. Please wear character shoes (girls) or jazz shoes (girls and boys). www.discountdancesupply.com is a great place to order dance clothes!
If you sign up for both classes we will take $20 off your total! Just select check payment! Any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org!
Instructor: Alyssa Jones
Beginner Ballet -6:00pm-7:00pm - Fee: $80
Broadway Jazz - 7:00pm-8:30pm - Fee: $120
You will be learning a dance from Elf The Musical from the Associate Director of the Elf National Tour, Michael Whitney! Fun workshop for all dance levels!
When: Saturday, November 17th from 10:00am-10:45am
Where: Saratoga Senior Center
Please be on time and ready to dance. Wear either close toed shoes or danceshows. No bare feet. Make sure you have lots of water.