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Upcoming Events & Important Dates


April 23, 2016

       Final Competition

       at the Fabulous 

       Fox Theatre 

 


UPCOMING MASTER CLASSES


 

 There are no classes scheduled at this time.

Please check back often as we may be adding some classes soon! 


 

 Recent Master Classes

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

NEWSIES 

       Jordan Samuels 
STAGES Performing Arts Academy hosted a Master Dance Class providing 23 students the opportunity to work with Jordan Samuels, cast member of the National Tour of NEWSIES. Jordan had the students improvise movement and choreography to contemporary tunes and then sat down to a Q&A with the class. 
 

 

Friday, December 18, 2015

WICKED 

 
              
Stuart Zagnit, Wizard, visited DaySpring Arts & Education and coached 7 young aspiring singers on the art of "acting the song".  Additional students & parents were allowed to 'observe' and ask questions. It was a full classroom!
 
 

Friday, December 18, 2015
WICKED 

            
Bekah Burnham, Ensemble, U/S Glinda, U/S Nessarose, & Bridie Carroll, Ensemble, U/S Mdme. Morrible, visited COCA to conduct a Master Voice Class. 15 students received personal coaching on 'audition songs' they came prepared to sing for the professionals. 
 
 

 

Tuesday, December 13, 2015

WICKED 

 

 
Assistant Music Director, Dan Micciche, worked with 15 students at STAGES Performing Arts Academy. Working with each student individually on 32 bars of songs they had each selected and prepared in advance, Dan gave important feedback and tips on how to "act" the song.  Dan has worked professionally as a Singer/Actor and has served as Asst. Music Director and pianist for WICKED for close to 2 years.
 

 


 Friday, October 30, 2015

 Matilda the Musical 

 Instructors Cameron Samson & John Michael Fiumara had 27 young aspiring dancers energized and working hard on choreography from the show at STAGES Performing Arts Academy. Class began with a warm-up and instructions about creating a character and acting through dance. A Q&A followed.
  
 


 

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Matilda the Musical 

Instructors Shonica Gooden and Cameron Samson took the 17 students in attendance at COCA through a warm-up and then a rigorous workout learning some of the choreography from the show! Some sections were very fast (as you can see below). Cool down included a Q&A covering training, professional dance auditions and the rigors of a touring schedule.  
             

 


 Friday, March 13, 2015

Phantom of the Opera 

 

 

WHERE: COCA

WHAT: Master Voice Class   15 Students received one-on-one instruction on vocal technique and tips for "acting the song." 

INSTRUCTOR: 

 
 
Kathryn McCreary, Wild Woman / Carlotta understudy

Katie holds a BA in music from the College of Wooster, where she got her start in classical solo voice, studying with Jim Mismas and singing with the Wooster Chorus under the direction of John Russell. Katie also holds a Masters of Music from THE Ohio State University, where she studied with Dr. Robin Rice. She also studied voice at the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory with Dr. Rebecca Sherburn.


Previous Master Classes

 

2012 - 2015  Master Classes  click here

 

2007 - 2011  Master Classes  click here 

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