The world-class New York City Ballet is awe inspiring, breathtaking and powerful. The highest amount of technical proficiency is demanded of each dancer and the productions feature choreography by some of the most dynamic talents on the planet. First-time visitors to the ballet may want to engage in a docent-run First Position Talk, which is held prior to the start of specified performances. Patrons will receive introductory comments concerning the ballet they are about to see and may also ask questions. Dancer Chats, Studio Talks and seminars are also available. The New York City Ballet will sweep you off your feet.

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Talent is only half the battle when pursuing a career in the performing arts. Learn how to be mentally and emotionally prepared for the path that you will need to reach your goals. Understand what it takes to preserve and discover what attributes you possess that will help you get to where you want to.

Experience will include:

  • Learning to avoid pitfalls that can prevent a performer from growing as a person and as an artist
  • Learning how to live in a way that will nurture your artistic side
  • Learning to stay positive while pursuing your dreams and avoiding the pressure that is part of this business

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

goals

Successful people know how to set and achieve goals. No matter what you hope to achieve, having a plan is the first step to success. In this seminar, you will learn to identify your goals, break down the big goals into smaller manageable tasks, maintain your enthusiasm and motivation, and make the most of your life and career path. Get on the right track with a plan for success!

Experience will include:

  • Goal setting session taught by a motivational coach
  • Personalized goal setting plan
  • Q&A with goal setting coach

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

Many directions

Some performers know they want to pursue a career onstage. However, there are many options for talented people in the entertainment industry beyond performing, and exploring these options can help you supplement your income while auditioning, and they may even help you discover a career you love just as much as, if not more than being onstage. There’s a lot to do in the theatre and the performing arts. How can you have a life in the theatre you will love? 

Experience will include:

  • Discussion about options for performers
  • Q&A with former Broadway performer who has created alternate career opportunities

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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You’ve just moved to NYC or are about to take the plunge. The question is what should you do to give yourself the best chance possible at succeeding in a career in the performing arts? Gain important insight into great ways to jump-start your career, thrive on a budget, and make your dreams come true! 

Experience will include:

  • How to network with people in the industry
  • Ways to make money while building your career
  • Different union affiliations and how to become members
  • The importance of agents and casting directors in the business and how to book work if you are not represented
  • … and much more!!!

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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You decided to get a degree in performing arts, and now it’s time to take what you learned and apply it in the “real world.”  In this seminar, we’ll discuss the steps to building your professional career after college, how to create a strong resume, and which coast is the best coast for you. This is designed to give you useful tips, insights, and the knowledge you require to survive as a professional.

 

Experience will include:

  • Where is the best place to relocate after college
  • How to build your resume
  • Explore the all the career opportunities in the performing arts industry
  • Q&A with industry professionals who graduated college

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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Are you interested in pursing a degree in the performing arts? What are your choices, how do you prepare, and what’s the process for admission? With so many institutions offering courses and degrees in the performing arts, the admissions process can be a daunting experience. This seminar will help you decide which degree is best for you, how to apply and audition for college programs, and tips for success when pursuing a degree.
 

Experience will include:

  • How to find and apply for a college that suits your career path
  • Possible options for those interested in a performing arts career
  • Q&A with administrators in higher education

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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Are you considering pursuing performing arts after High School but aren’t sure of what is the best path for you? Are you still unsure of whether or not you see performing or even the entertainment industry in your future? This is the seminar that you need. As a young person interested in the entertainment industry, you have the chance to meet with professionals who can offer you insights, knowledge, and options.  This seminar will equip you with all of the information that you require so you can make informed decisions.

 

Experience will include:

  • How to prepare for the next step while still in High School
  • College or the Professional World: Which is best for you?
  • Q&A with industry professionals about the career choices they took and how it led them to where they are today

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

Meet the Singer

Get to know what it’s like to be a Broadway singer. You’ll spend an hour with a cast member of a Broadway show and learn about their journey to becoming a successful performer. Get the inside story on the audition and rehearsal process, find out what the day-to-day life of a professional singer in NYC is like, and learn about what really goes on backstage during a show. This seminar will give you a new perspective on the life of a singer as you start to fully appreciate the challenges and rewards they experience as they work towards their professional goals.

Experience will include:

  • Discussion with a Broadway singer
  • Insights into the profession
  • Open forum Q&A

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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Get to know what it’s like to be a Broadway actor. You’ll spend an hour with a cast member of a Broadway show and learn about their journey to becoming a successful performer. Get the inside story on the audition and rehearsal process, find out what the day-to-day life of a professional actor in NYC is like, and learn about what really goes on backstage during a show. This seminar will give you a new perspective on the life of an actor as you start to fully appreciate the challenges and rewards they experience as they work towards their professional goals.

Experience will include:

  • Discussion with a Broadway actor
  • Insights into the profession
  • Open forum Q&A

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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Get to know what it’s like to be a Broadway dancer. You’ll spend an hour with a cast member of a Broadway show and learn about their journey to becoming a successful dancer in the performing arts. Get the inside story on the audition and rehearsal process, find out what the day-to-day life of a professional dancer in NYC is like, and learn about what really goes on backstage during a show. This seminar will give you a new perspective on the life of a dancer as you start to fully appreciate the challenges and rewards they experience as they work towards their professional goals.

Experience will include:

  • Discussion with a Broadway dancer
  • Insights into the profession
  • Open forum Q&A

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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What is the casting process really about? This seminar addresses “myths” about the casting process and answers all of the questions that you have, as you come to a better understanding of exactly what happens in the audition room. Topics will include what happens between an audition and a callback and between a callback and getting the job, how an actor can effectively submit him/herself to a casting office, and what does being “Kept on File” mean? Plus, you’ll learn about what a creative team looks for in an audition, and what are some of the reasons that one person gets called back and/or cast over another?
 

Experience will include:

  • Discussion about the casting process and what really happens when you are not in the audition room
  • Tips on how to best present yourself to a casting director and creative team
  • Q&A  / discussion with a NY casting director or creative team member

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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When you hear a Broadway musical with a full orchestra that sound and experience can be so powerful that it can overwhelm you. It’s the job of the orchestrator to create that rich and evocative Broadway sound by taking the melody created by a composer and transforming it into parts for every instrument in the pit. Learn about the process of creating and notating music and practice creating your own orchestrations. Enjoy this opportunity to discuss the craft, art, and business of orchestrating.

Experience will include:

  • Learning about the orchestration process
  • Discovering how to pursue a career in orchestration
  • Finding out how to listen to music differently in order to appreciate orchestrations
  • Q&A with a musical theater orchestrator

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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How does a script go from page to stage? What’s the route for a playwright who gets their show on Broadway? Meet and professional writer and discuss the process, craft, art, and business of writing for the stage. Immerse yourself in the world of a professional writer and get a glimpse of the many different ways a script goes from being read by possible producers to the Great White Way.

 

Experience will include:

  • Understanding how to know whether a story or script has what it takes to become a great show
  • Learning about the process involved in writing a script and the road to seeing it performed
  • Find out how writers can get their story produced
  • Examples of the many different options writers can take to getting their stories produced
  • Q&A session

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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This experience offers you the unique opportunity to discuss lyric writing for the Broadway or off-Broadway stage. You’ll meet with a professional lyricist who has been through the process. Listen to and talk with a lyricist and get insights into the process of going from writing to performance. You’ll receive helpful information, as you learn about their pathway to success, discuss the art and craft of lyric writing, and discuss your own career goals and artistic aspirations. Connect with someone who understands the challenges and rewards that await you.

 

Experience will include:

  • Discovering what happens between the writing of lyrics and when one sees and hears them performed on stage
  • Understanding the route to becoming a lyricist
  • Q&A with a professional Broadway lyricist

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

On Stage

How does someone become a professional choreographer and what is it like to create the choreography for a professional show? Meet and discuss the art and craft of choreography with a Broadway or off-Broadway choreographer or an associate choreographer. Enjoy an hour with this member of the creative team of a show and learn about their journey to becoming successful in the business. You’ll enjoy stories about their past projects, how they approach choreographing a new project, and what they look for when casting a production. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions about your own career goals and chosen path and get helpful insights and advice from someone who understands what it takes to succeed.

 
Experience will include:

  • Learning about the process of taking choreography from studio to stage
  • Discovering how to become a professional choreographer
  • Q&A with a professional choreographer

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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How do you become a professional stage director and what does the job entail? Meet and discuss the business and art of directing with a Broadway or off-Broadway director or an associate director. When you spend an hour with this member of the creative team of a show you’ll hear about their personal journey to becoming a successful director. Learn from their experience, as you’re treated to stories about their past jobs, learn how they approach directing a show and working with actors, and discover what they look for when casting a production. There’s also the opportunity to ask questions about your own career goals and get advice and insights from someone who fully understands the business. 

Experience will include:

  • A Discussion with a professional director about the art and craft
  • Insights into becoming a director
  • Q&A

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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It takes a lot of effort to run and maintain a theatrical company, and an essential element in that process is the company manager. Company managers serve as the liaisons between cast members and producers and create a streamlined flow of communication the keeps every aspect of a production organized. Come learn everything about the crucial role of a company manager and the job responsibilities that make this position a vital role to any successful theatrical company.

 

Experience will include:

  • The process of successfully managing a Broadway show
  • How management can help and/or hinder a show’s success
  • How to pursue a career in theatrical management
  • Q&A with a manager from a top Broadway show

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

Budgeting

Creating and maintaining a budget for any play or musical involves strong business instincts, financial smarts, and legal knowledge. Broadway show budgets are some the biggest in the theatre, and knowing how to handle every aspect of that budget is a refined skill that can either make or break even the best Broadway show. In this seminar you’ll learn about the essential elements included in the process of creating a successful budget, including how to break down a budget, allocate costs, and determine a show’s running costs.

 

Experience will include:

  • The process of successfully budgeting a Broadway show
  • How a budget can help and/or hinder a show’s success
  • Q&A with a representative from a top Broadway producer

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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In this seminar, you’ll learn about the person who is essential in making sure that a show gets to opening night, the producer. In this crash-course on everything you need to know about being a successful producer, you’ll discover exactly what they do and how they do it. Raising funds, making contracts, overseeing budgets, and much more are discussed and explored. Find out what a producer does before, when, and after a show opens. This seminar is designed to give you insights regarding the scope of influence and importance producers have in the entertainment industry.

 

Experience will include:

  • The process of successfully producing a Broadway show
  • How a good producer can help and/or hinder a show’s success
  • How to pursue a career in producing
  • Q&A with a representative from a top Broadway producer

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

digital marketing

Social media has become one of the integral ways we communicate, both personally and professionally.  Social media platforms can be useful tools in marketing yourself as a performer and/or in spreading the word about a show you are working on.  This enlightening seminar offers tips, techniques, and professional advice on how you can best represent yourself online and take advantage of the many types of social media that are available to you.

Experience will include:

  • Insight into the many forms of digital marketing available today
  • How to streamline social media platforms so the information you are providing is consistent
  • The best ways to market yourself effectively as an artist

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

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advertising

Paid advertising in one of the most expensive ways of spreading the word about a Broadway show. Come meet with a representative from a top NYC advertising agency and learn how to make the most of your marketing dollars, as well as the benefits that paid media can have for a show. Find out about the career path that many Broadway advertisers have taken to get to their powerful positions.

 

Experience will include:

  • The process of successfully advertising a Broadway show using paid advertising
  • How to pursue a career in theatrical advertising
  • Q&A with a representative from a top advertising agency

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

 

marketing

A good marketing plan for a Broadway show is almost as important as the show itself.  Using real life examples, a top Broadway marketing representative will talk about what it takes to create, pitch, and sell a marketing campaign to a group of producers.  Participants will learn how innovative online marketing campaigns are used to create nationwide buzz for new or existing shows. Whether you want to market a professional, community, or school show, you won’t want to miss this session.

 

Experience will include:

  • The process of successfully marketing a Broadway show
  • How marketing can help and/or hinder a show’s success
  • How to pursue a career in theatrical marketing
  • Q&A with a representative from a top Broadway marketing firm

 

Seminar length: 1 hour

"All Tickets Talk Backs"
Talk Backs are a great way for your group to connect with a show on a whole other level. All Tickets can secure an engaging post-performance Talk Back for your group with numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. Get insights into show themes and issues, find out what its like to prepare to perform on a daily basis or discover how stage magic is made. You’ll have the opportunity to connect directly with those who work on the show.

When you call All Tickets for information or to book your Broadway or Off-Broadway date please ask us about Talk Back availability (many shows offer Talk Backs after specific performances). It’s another wonderful way in which we help you get more from your New York experience.