WINTER COURSES | JANUARY 2021
Dates: January 4 – 15, 2021
Duration: 2 Weeks, 22 Hours of Class per Week
The Musical Theater Winter Immersion is an effective two-week online training program that prepares actors for the upcoming professional auditions season that will mostly be taking place online. After two week’s time, students develop potent audition material unique to their style and ability, while sharpening both their interpretive skills as well as their ability to absorb and perform material more efficiently in live streamed video auditions or self-tape submissions.
Dates: January 11-22, 2021
Duration: 2 Weeks, 30 Hours of Class
In partnership with the Billie Holiday Theatre and led by a world-class faculty including Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, Michele Shay, and Sonia Sanchez, the Black Arts Winter Immersion is a two week long comprehensive review of the history of the contemporary Black theater tradition, highlighting certain key historical moments like the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Power movement and the genesis of the Negro Ensemble Company, as well as many Black theaters that emerged during the Black Arts Movement. Students will leave with an understanding of the aesthetic, socio-cultural, and historical components involved in bringing contemporary black theater to life.
*faculty and curriculum subject to change.