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April 2017 Vacation Week Programs

Two Great April Vacation Week Programs—Aladdin Kids & Musical Theatre Seminar with Sara Schatz Kott!

Aladdin Kids Theatre Program: For Ages 7 to 13.

AladdinKIdslogo_200x200Aladdin Kids is based on the iconic animated film, with an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. When the street urchin, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie’s magic power to become a prince in order to marry her.  Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more are here in Disney’s Aladdin KIDS, a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love. 

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All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.

Fee: $250.  Scholarships and sibling discounts are available.
Rehearsals: April 17th– 21st, 9 am to 3 pm (early drop-off at 8:30 am) at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Auditorium, 99 Peirce St.  East Greenwich, RI  02818
Shows: 7 pm Friday, April 21st and 2 pm Saturday, April 22nd, at St. Luke’s Auditorium
Tickets: $8.00
Directed by: Cooper Cardone & Maisy Carvalho
Company Managers: Ann O’Grady & Ryan Ross

Musical Theatre Seminar with Sara Schatz Kott, April 18th-20th: For Ages 13-18

Spend time this spring break honing your performance skills and feeding your passion for musical theater.  This is an opportunity like no other!

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Dates: April 18, 19, 20 – 10am- 12pm
Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce St. East Greenwich  (Across from Town library)

SaraKott150x150Former NYC actress (Rent, The Donkey Show) and casting director (The Lion King, Grease, The Wiz, Ring of Fire), Sara Schatz Kott will teach a 3-day intensive on Auditioning for Musical Theater. Students will choose 2 songs to work on in depth, in addition to participating in lectures and Q+A sessions. This will be a non-competitive workshop environment, in which students are encouraged to play, take risks, fail and receive constructive and supportive feedback.  Some performance experience is required.

Day 1 –  workshop song choice 1 + lecture topics: defining your character, understanding who your scene partner is, planning the moment before you sing, analyzing music/lyrics and and vocal performance
Day 2 – workshop song choice 2 + lecture topics: audition fundamentals including how to enter a room, working with your accompanist, where to look, how to dress and best vocal performance in 16 bars
Day 3 – Mock Audition + Feedback  + where to go from here
This is a rare opportunity to study with an individual who has provided hundreds of performers with jobs on Broadway and on the road. Find out what people behind the table are really thinking, and learn how to deliver an authentic, effective, and powerful audition that sets you apart from the competition.
Cost: $75  (Register now! Enrollment is limited)
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Executive Director
Rhode Island Youth Theatre (formerly Fantasy Works)

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