2019 SPRING THEATRE WORKSHOPS
All students will need to bring lunch, water bottle, pencil & notebook.
To be held at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville, NC.
Join choreographer Emily Hunter in a Master Class on Musical Theatre Dance. Musical Theatre has gone through many transformations since the 1st musical in 1866. This class will explore the classical style of Rodgers & Hammerstein, the Fosse style created by the one and only, Bob Fosse, contemporary dance through new musicals and the integration of hip hop into Musical Theater.
Lakeetha Blakeney is an actress, director, and playwright in the Charlotte area. She received her BA in Acting from UNC Greensboro and her MA in English Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University. Lakeetha has worked with theatre companies all over the United States and internationally. Most recently she was a member of the Resident Touring Company of the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and is the Current Theatre Arts Director at Lake Norman High School. She is also touring her original work Sweet Jenn A Living Exhibit: Narrative of a Female Slave.
In Acting 101 students will learn the basic FUNdamentals of acting. Students will explore character development and get the opportunity to get step out of their comfort zones and learn various acting methods.
I started with Musical Theatre when I was about 14 years old. Every year since then, I’ve been involved with theatre – on or off stage. I’ve been the director of the annual high school musical at SouthLake Christian for three years now, and I have appeared in shows at The Warehouse and The Greenroom.
For our workshop, we are going to learn about how to give a good audition. What you need to prepare, and what to do during the audition. We will dissect a few monologues to practice how to deliver one for an audition. Get ready to have some fun!