Auditioning for a role is an art unto itself. Mastering auditioning technique is a skill that transforms a talented performer into a working actor. In this seminar, participants will learn how to break down a text, understand and effectively portray a character, and make strong choices that will ensure a confident, professional acting audition. Learn ..
Whether you’re looking to hone your comedic chops or strengthen your overall acting skills, this seminar offers useful tips and techniques utilized in the world of comedy that can transform you as an actor. Participants will learn the art of comedic timing, how to use improv in comedy, and the importance comedic techniques have for ..
Improvisation is a crucial part of the creative process for many actors both in stage and film. Many successful actors, including Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tina Fey, and Stephen Colbert, have used their experiences learned in improv clubs to catapult to stardom. In this acting seminar, you will work with a professional to learn how to use ..
If you want to be in a Broadway show and have a career as a musical theatre performer, it’s not enough to have great singing technique and skill. You’ll need to know how to convey emotion and a story through your performance of a song’s music and lyrics. This experience teaches singers how to break ..
Perhaps no other single venue in New York City is more responsible for introducing the artistry and culture of African-American and Latino musicians and performers than the Apollo Theater. A tour of the Apollo offers insights into individual artists and a greater understanding of the cultural diversity the site has engendered. Visitors are sure to ..
Enjoy group rates for this special behind-the scenes tour of one of the biggest Broadway hits, Wicked. With Wicked: Behind the Emerald Curtain, you’ll be guided through and around this amazing show. This is a wonderful tour for fans of this hit musical, theatre lovers and anyone who simply loves to see how magic works. ..
Costumes define character, story, relationships, time period and much more. If you’re interested in fashion, enjoy the possibilities that fabric offers, and love to analyze characters and define them by what they wear, you may be the right candidate for this seminar focusing on costume design. Learn how costumes are designed and created for a ..
Lighting design involves the creative combination of technique, artistry, skill, and technology. A topnotch lighting designer can illuminate a show’s mood, ambience, and emotion, define and refine the vision of the director, and focus the plot of a show. In the theatre, the process of creating effective lighting is complex and process oriented. Take advantage ..
What does it take to subtly age an actor a few years for a specific stage role, to create fantastical, otherworldly characters or to define a time period and the various classes who comprised a specific culture? Make-up design is one very important and effective element that enables the theatre to be magical. Proper make-up ..
Effective set design may include complex, high tech elements working together in synchronization to create awe-inspiring effects, or it can be as simple as an evocative and stylized mound of earth and a tree, created to capture the essence of a show. A successful set design facilitates the unfolding of the events of a performance, ..
The stage manager is the ultimate communicator, diplomat, and problem solver in the theatre. They must ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible throughout the entire production process, and once a show opens, they are charged with “maintaining its artistic integrity.” Yet the audience never sees these very important individuals. Discover what stage management ..
Behind the Magic: New Amsterdam Theatre Tour Everyone who sees Aladdin wonders at some point or another, “How’d they do that?” This backstage tour of the Amsterdam Theatre, the host theatre for Disney’s new stage musical Aladdin, will answer some of your “how did they do that” questions, as you are taken on a tour ..
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 ..
For a stage actor in America, Broadway is considered to be the ultimate goal. Have you dreamt of acting in a Broadway show? Do you know what it takes to do so? Here’s your chance to start making those dreams of acting on Broadway come true! Work with a Broadway performer or cast member on ..
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 ..
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 ..
What does it take to learn the choreography from a Broadway show? You’ll go through the steps and find out, as you’re given the exceptional opportunity to work with a Broadway cast member. Select a Broadway show, and you’ll learn the choreography in the style of that show. Also, you’ll be offered the chance to ..
It’s all about finding that Broadway voice. Work with a Broadway performer or cast member to learn musical selections from a Broadway show. Starting with vocal exercises and techniques that have helped to transform the voices of some of NYC’s top singers, this seminar teaches you how to make the most of solo lines, act ..
Various wonderful touring experiences are available through Broadway Up Close. Their original tour, which was created five years ago, takes you along The Great White Way where your group will discover exciting and interesting facts about Broadway theatres, artists, producers, and personalities. The tour travels from the southern end of the Broadway theatre district ..
A time-honored joke asks: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? The answer…practice, practice, practice. Indeed, the luminaries who have graced Carnegie’s stage have ascribed to such advice. However, if you want to get to Carnegie Hall without engaging in any practice at all, then Carnegie Hall Tours may be your ticket to get on and behind one ..
What is the choreographic process behind some of the biggest and most popular show-stopping numbers seen on Broadway? What techniques do Broadway’s most respected and accomplished choreographers use when they are creating some of the stage’s emblematic moments? Learn how the process works, what methods are utilized, and how a dance number is defined and ..
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What types of dance performance techniques are needed for you to catch the eye of those who are casting a show or looking for dancers who can train at a high level? It all starts with that audition, and your being able to prove that you have the skills that it takes to do the ..
The dance call for the singer or actor can be frightening, overwhelming, and a dealmaker or breaker. In this seminar, a Broadway performer, dance captain, or choreographer will share tips and techniques that actors and singers can use to shine in their dance call. Learn how to retain choreography, adapt to different choreographic styles, and ..
Improvisation can be difficult for even the most skilled dancers, as they are told in an audition to step out of their comfort zone, the mode of learning a combination or a routine, and asked to reveal their creativity, freedom of movement, and ability to adjust to and learn from new discoveries. For many choreographers, ..
History is a great teacher for those who want to understand an art form and excel in creating new and innovative work. This unique and insightful seminar offers participants keen insights into how cultural and historical events have influenced dance styles through the last century. Starting with dances popular in the 1920’s, spanning the 20th ..
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. ..
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 ..
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 ..
If you have the desire to perform on a Broadway stage as a singer, you’ll need to know how to harmonize. But harmonizing is a difficult skill to master. Learn the secrets, techniques, and skills for successful harmonizing from an experienced and knowledgeable cast member or musical director. You’ll learn musical selections from a Broadway ..
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 ..
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 ..
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, ..
Acting technique is the foundation for consistently great performances. Our master faculty members have created some of the most effective exercises and methodologies focused on improving acting technique and performance quality. This flexible seminar can cover acting styles ranging from Shakespeare to Chekhov and from classical theatre to contemporary Broadway styles. Scene work and/or monologue ..
Great performers who are premium dancers on Broadway and in theatres around the nation possess flawless technique. Technique is the foundation of fantastic music theatre dance. Improve your dance methods by working with one of our master faculty members who has developed exercises designed to enable great performances. Instantly learn how to improve your dance ..
How can you get to the next level as a singer? Using effective exercises, focused methods, and useful tips developed by master faculty, you’ll discover how to improve your vocal technique and stage performances. Topics covered in this active singing experience include breath support, sound quality, pitch, and tone, and how to expand your vocal ..
The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a true arts complex, offering performances in a range of disciplines including music, dance and theatre. The Center, which is also a rich resource for theatre historians, offers daily tours that include special group rates. Go behind the scenes and into the spaces that have been occupied by some of ..
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 ..
Learn how to develop a strong character, generate focus, reduce anxiety, and make a positive impression in a matter of minutes with this cold reading seminar. Participants will learn tips and tricks of the trade that will enable them to develop the essential cold reading skills necessary to effectively act in a scene without a ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
The Metropolitan Opera has a history that reaches back almost 130 years. This impressive cultural resource attracts some of the finest singers, directors and designers from around the globe. The Met, which offers world-class productions of new and classic operas, calls Lincoln Center its home. Although included in the Lincoln Center Tours, the Metropolitan Opera ..
Information on NYC theatrical activity from the late-18th century to the present can be found here. Original documents and important facts can be found in the Theater Collection holdings of the John Golden Archive, which consists of 40,000 folders with information on productions, personalities, and performance spaces. HOLDINGS INCLUDE: 17,000 folders documenting Broadway and ..
Film and TV are highlighted in this family friendly museum. Educational, engrossing and enlightening, the Museum of the Moving Image offers exhibits, films, and special collections. Educational programs in this interactive facility focus on the millions of moving images that have become a part of our entertainment history and lives. Share
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 ..
Television is a part of our everyday lives and NBC continues to be a major player in the market with the long running Today Show, the unpredictable Saturday Night Live and the groundbreaking Dr.Oz Show. NBC Studio Tours started in 1933. Today’s tours take visitors through the NBC Sharp Globe Theater, Broadcast Operations and the Make-up Room. Participants ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Tour “The Showplace of the Nation” and bask in the aura of the ambience that has welcomed and showcased some of the greatest performers and shows on the Earth. This behind-the-scenes tour of Radio City Music Hall gives you an insider’s look of one of our nation’s grandest performance venues. This one-hour walking tour has ..
In this acting experience, participants will discover how to break down a scene in order to develop a believable character. With our Scene Study experience, you’ll explore the different skills that actors require to work well with a variety of scene partners and learn how to find the perfect scene for each audition or performance. ..
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 ..
How do actors and writers create great sketch comedy like the type seen on SNL? In this seminar, as an actor, you will learn how to write and develop a sketch comedy scene, discover how to use comedic acting techniques, and get useful tips on how to pursue a career in sketch comedy, which is ..
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 ..
Stage combat skills can transform you from being an actor to a multifaceted performer. From a simple slap to a complex sword fight, making conflict look easy and natural on stage and ensuring it’s done in a safe manner are invaluable tools for any actor. This seminar will equip participants with professional techniques that are ..
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 ..
Exhibits focusing on the Broadway scene and theatre in American are constantly being developed and offered. The museum provides a fascinating Meet the Author series, educational enrichment programs, and a wide range of exciting and informative resources. Share
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 ..
Vocal auditions present performers with a range of daunting challenges. In this seminar, you’ll learn skills and techniques designed to help you effectively audition and present yourself to a panel or creative team. Improve how you present yourself in a vocal audition, increase your chances of landing that booking, getting that role, or gaining admittance ..
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! ..
Never danced, sang or acted before? No problem! We’ll teach you an easy to learn, fun section from a Broadway show. Leave feeling like a star! Beginners are welcome. Take on the challenges that every performer must face and have fun! Experience will include: Beginner dance, singing and acting exercises Basic steps and songs used ..