If you are a singer wanting to learn vocal mastery and proper mic use; or a songwriter, musician or producer interested in song structure and recording techniques, this class is custom made for you! Learn these things and more from Celebrity Voice Coach Samantha Cole and 13-time Emmy Award-winning songwriter/musician/producer A.J. Gundell and their team of music industry insiders. Guest speakers provide insightful marketing and promotion secrets while also covering the ins and outs of licensing, followed by an in-depth Q & A session. This professional one-day workshop takes place over two intense sessions.
Award-winning comedian Christine O’Leary will share her secrets for how to get laughs on stage and economize your written material into a 5 minute stand up comedy set! Then perform on the Playhouse stage at the Stand Up Comedy Graduation Showcase on April 27th!
Christine O’Leary is officially hosting a youth comedy class! The intention is to teach young people comedy skills that are directly applicable to their various social environments. Christine will teach, demonstrate and coach all basic comedy principles as well as introductory improvisation skills to young people, ages 12-17.
Grammy, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress, singer and songwriter, Mandy Moore, has entertained millions of fans since her breakthrough role in the 2002 hit film, A Walk to Remember. She currently stars in NBC’s hit drama, This Is Us, for which she has won multiple Screen Actors Guild Awards. In her exciting return to music and in support of her first album in a decade, don’t miss platinum selling artist, Mandy Moore, as she makes her only Connecticut appearance on the Playhouse stage.
Every barnyard has its bully! But two of the barnyard’s chickens, Marge and Lola, will not stand idly by. ArtsPower’s musical portrays the colorful story of these two barnyard chickens on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest first prize of two tickets to see the great Elvis Poultry in concert! But first, they must present a performance that will score higher than a flock of very talented ducks, led by Mac who loves to play the bully.
Featuring stars of Broadway’s hits Jersey Boys, Motown: The Musical and Chazz Palminteri’s A Bronx Tale, this show traces the evolution of Doo Wop, performing the songs of groups like the Crests, Belmonts and Flamingos through their influences on the sounds of Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, and The Four Seasons all the way to DooWopified versions of modern musicians like Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz and Maroon 5.