2018 Summer Workshop Details

Presented in partnership with Northwest School of the Arts, the Music-Drama Workshop is a two-week engagement featuring tailored instruction for the aspiring singing actor and theater technician, culminating in a recital of musical scenes.

 

The 2-Week Singing Actor Track will include elementary instruction in stage combat, stagecraft skills, movement, musical interpretation & improvisation, breathing techniques, and care of the voice. In addition to regular class instruction, students may also qualify (if they choose) to participate in master classes.

The 1-Week Technical Theater Track will include behind-the-scenes instruction scenic design, lighting design, sound and light board fundamentals, and stage management.

The scenes recital will offer students from both tracks the opportunity to put to work all skills and techniques explored throughout the Workshop.

*Prior opera experience is not required to participate in the Workshop or in the recital.

Workshop Dates & Location

Singing actor Track: July 30 – August 10      Technical Theater Track: August 6-10

Both tracks run 9am – 4pm with a final recital on August 10 at 7pm

Northwest School of the Arts

1415 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC

 

Workshop Auditions & Enrollment

Previous Workshop participants may register immediately for the 2018 Workshop and do not need to audition.

New students must audition/apply and be accepted into the program before they may register.

Register by contacting the Academy Coordinator.

Audition Dates

Auditions for new students will be held on the following dates:

  • April 28

  • May 12

Request an audition slot by contacting us here.

Workshop Tuition

Singing Actor Tuition: $350  • Technical Theater Tuition: $175

Scholarships are available on a limited basis. If you are interested, please contact us for more details.

Both fees includes a Music-Drama Workshop t-shirt.

Scholarships are available on a limited basis. If you are interested, please contact us for more details.

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