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Broadway Master Class: Dear Evan Hansen
October 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm$20.00
Musical Theatre Audition Class
Taught by Claire Rankin, touring cast member of Dear Evan Hansen!
Intermediate to Advanced Students | Ages 14-18
Students will present a musical theatre piece and receive feedback from the touring actor and learn how to prepare their piece for auditions. Participants should prepare a 16-bar cut of music and bring the sheet music printed in the proper key.
The class will begin with a 10-minute warm-up and end with a Q&A session with the actor.
$20 | Space is limited
Register by calling 636.449.5775
CLAIRE RANKIN (Cynthia Murphy) Originally from Prince Edward Island, Canada, Claire started her career as a dancer with The Charlottetown Festival performing a Canadian National Tour of Anne of Green Gables. She then spent four seasons with the Stratford Shakespearean Festival in such roles as Miranda (The Tempest) Katherine (Loves Labour’s Lost) Luce (The Knight of the Burning Pestle) and Louise (Carousel). After a stint as Cossette (Les Miserables) and Juliet (Romeo & Juliet), Claire turned her talents to film and television. During 15 years of living in Los Angeles, she’s worked with the likes of Aaron Sorkin, Tony Shalhoub, Kevin Costner, Jessica Chastain, Denzel Washington, Famke Jansen and Dick van Dyke (whom she had the pleasure of singing with between takes!) She has over 50 recurring/guest star roles on such series as “Rogue,” “Taken,” “The Mentalist,” “Quantico,” “House,” “Monk,” “Charmed,” and “Suits.” Favorite film roles include Molly’s Game, The Swap, One of Our Own, In Quiet Night and Root of the Problem (being released in 2020). After studying wine at the Professional Culinary Institute in California, Claire is also a Certified Sommelier with the Court of the Master Sommelier and a Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators.
Please note that all Broadway Master Classes are subject to changes or cancellations based on cast availability.