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.

Group Warm-up & Rehearsal 

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

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

Lecture 2: Selecting material 

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

1-1:50          Lunch 

Lecture 3: Preparing your audition cuts 

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

3:25-3:35    Break

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

Group Rehearsal & Closing Comments

Claire Bellamy
Musical Theatre Intensive Coordinator

October 1, 2016

Portage Northern High School
1000 Idaho Avenue
Portage, MI 49024

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