Registration Now Open for WRP's Fall 2020
Virtual Workshop Series
for students entering grades 2-12
$7/class | $60/10-Week Pass
Level Up Your Dance Performancewith Kelly-Ann Pounds
September 13, 2:00p-3:00p
Students will learn how to take a basic choreographed dance combination to the next level with the addition of show specific style and character attributes. (Students should come to the workshop dressed comfortably and ready to move.)
The Other Side of the Piano: Musical Theatre from the Perspective of the Musical Director with Jami-Leigh Bartchi
September 20, 2:00p-3:00p
This workshop will give actors advice and tips about musical theater from the perspective of the musical director. The session will cover advice starting from preparing an audition and extending all the way to closing night, including how to choose an audition piece, what the musical director is looking for during the audition, how to start learning the music for a show, how to prepare for the show after learning the notes, and how to keep the music refined and vibrant during the run of the show.
Classic Jazz and Fossewith Cami Clair
September 27, 2:00p-3:00p
It's "All That Jazz" and more in this classy workshop. Students will start the class with a basic jazz warm up that will focus on flexibility, foot technique and warming up the muscles. Followed by learning several signature Fosse moves and a breakdown of his style. Then everyone will learn a dance routine using the moves they just learned to the song "Steam Heat". Students should wear loose comfortable clothes that they can easily move in and have a bottle of water close by. Students should also wear jazz shoes, jazz sneakers or sneakers for this workshop and have a hat for the dance routine (an inexpensive top hat that you can find at a party store or a baseball hat will do).
The Suavest Showmanwith Iris Johnson
October 4, 1:30p-2:30p
This workshop will give young gentlemen the chance to learn techniques introduced by some of the greats in theatre such as Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire to help instill confidence on the stage through dance. For this workshop the gentlemen would be combining jazz, tap, hip hop with a touch of 80’s boy groups. (Students should come to the workshop dressed comfortably and ready to move.)
Modern Broadway-Girl Powerwith Iris Johnson
October 4, 2:30p-3:30p
In the world of musical theatre it is hard to grab attention as a young woman due to a large pool of selection. This workshop will explore the importance of stage presence as well as confidence through dance. Students will learn a choreographed dance to "No Way" from Broadway's Hit Musical "Six: The Musical." The musical is focused on female empowerment, camaraderie between women by building each other up and praising their individuality, and strong stage presence. (Students should come to the workshop dressed comfortably and ready to move.)
Vocal Audition Masterclasswith Alice-Margaret Byerts
October 11, 2:00p-3:00p
Students will perform a 16-32 bar audition piece and receive critiques and encouragement from a professional voice teacher with over 30 years of experience. (Students will need to prepare their audition piece in advance and have a way to play an accompaniment track during the workshop.)
Disney's Zombieswith Cami Clair
October 18, 2:00p-3:00p
"Ready to be in Zombieland?" This workshop will start with a high energy warm up to get students moving and stretch your muscles. Then students will explore acting techniques to become zombies and learn a fun hip hop routine to the song "BAMM". To help get in the creative sprite, students may wear fun Halloween shirts, colorful hair and makeup. Clothes should be loose and comfortably for kids to move in. They should also have a bottle of water near by and wear sneakers, jazz shoes or jazz sneakers for this class.
Exploring Improvwith Chanel Gomaa
October 25, 2:00p-3:00p
Students will explore the rules and fun of improvised drama through numerous games and exercises. The activities in this workshop are designed to help young artists build their confidence, while also gaining a new skill that they can utilize in any creative setting they may find themselves in the future. (Students should come to the workshop dressed comfortably, and ready to move.)
All About That Stage (Management)with Rebecca Kane
November 1, 2:00p-3:00p
This workshop will provide an overview of the typical duties of a Stage Manager, a discussion about the importance of organization in a Stage Manager's job, and a presentation of the various types of Stage Management paperwork used including a list of all technical elements before production begins, rehearsal & performance reports, props plots, costume plots, daily calls, and character breakdowns.
Using Script Analysis to Ace Your Auditionwith Kelly-Ann Pounds
November 8, 2:00p-3:00p
This workshop will begin with an overview of script analysis and the techniques that an actor uses to take a script from words to story. Students will learn how to quickly analyze an audition side or cold reading to allow them to be most successful in their acting audition.
Broadway Triviawith Heather Bedor
November 15, 2:00p-3:00p
Want to prove to your friends that you know the most about the Big White Way? Come see your name in lights when you clinch first place during our Broadway Trivia Workshop. (Students will need to be able to access the website CrowdPurr during the Workshop to track their answers.)
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Calendar of Events
Sep 13 Rehearsals Begin for HS Troupe
Feb 26 HS Troupe Performance 7pm
Feb 27 HS Troupe Performance 7pm
Feb 28 HS Troupe Performance 2pm