LOCATION  WORKSHOP

9AM, Hockett

The Importance of Rhythm

Kim Nazarian

Professor Nazarian will play certain video clips to highlight and inspire the importance of rhythm; this will also be followed by appropriate exercises to encourage growth and development

10AM, JJWCM 3302

I CAN SING MUSICAL THEATRE, TOO!

Lynn Craver

Opera companies are programming musicals, orchestras are programming pops concerts, and regional musical theatre companies are another avenue for the classically trained singer to perform. This workshop will help classical singers understand how to be competitive in the musical theatre style and to help nail that musical theatre audition. Topics that will be covered include: knowing your type, telling a story in one minute (or less), finding appropriate repertoire, and varying vocal styles - and more.

Four students will have the opportunity to "audition" and workshop a musical theatre cut for the class. Students should prepare a 16 bar cut, as well as a bring a full list/book of repertoire.

11AM, Presser

USING THE ACTIONS BOOK

Catherine Weidner

How to engage and bring physical life to the work. Participants should bring some lyrics (2 lines).

NOON, Beeler

PREPPING A ROLE

Dawn Pierce

1PM, Iger

YOU ARE NOT YOUR TALENT: THE INNER BUSINESS OF BEING A CREATIVE 

Lindsay Rider

What if your talent did not define you? Considering this question is particularly crucial for creatives. During this course, you will be introduced to a framework of thought that will change the way you look at your value and your work. You will come away with a broader perspective and tools that you can use each day.

2PM, JJWCM 3304

I CAN SING MUSICAL THEATRE, TOO!

Lynn Craver

Opera companies are programming musicals, orchestras are programming pops concerts, and regional musical theatre companies are another avenue for the classically trained singer to perform. This workshop will help classical singers understand how to be competitive in the musical theatre style and to help nail that musical theatre audition. Topics that will be covered include: knowing your type, telling a story in one minute (or less), finding appropriate repertoire, and varying vocal styles - and more.

Four students will have the opportunity to "audition" and workshop a musical theatre cut for the class. Students should prepare a 16 bar cut, as well as a bring a full list/book of repertoire.

3PM, Beeler

TELLING THE STORY: DRAMATIC FOCUS FOR OPERA SINGERS

Joshua Collier

Finding dramatic specificity in operatic repertoire. Participants should bring an aria from the operatic or musical theatre repertoire that they would like to work dramatically.

4PM, Green Room

YOU ARE NOT YOUR TALENT: THE INNER BUSINESS OF BEING A CREATIVE 

Lindsay Rider

What if your talent did not define you? Considering this question is particularly crucial for creatives. During this course, you will be introduced to a framework of thought that will change the way you look at your value and your work. You will come away with a broader perspective and tools that you can use each day.

5PM, Hockett

DYNAMIC POSTURE

Dawn Pierce