WINTER COURSES | JANUARY 2020
Dates: January 6 – 17, 2020
Duration: 2 Weeks, 32 Hours of Class per Week
The Musical Theater Winter Immersion is an effective two-week training program that prepares actors for the 2019 Summer Stock Audition Circuit and upcoming professional auditions. 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 the Summer Stock routine.
Dates: January 20 – 24, 2020
Duration: 1 Week, 30 Hours of Class
Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
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 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.