How to Succeed in Theatre (with really trying)
Students learn to highlight their talents and prepare for theatre auditions. Workshop will involve theatre games, audition tip handout, actor’s toolkit, monologues, dancing, and music. Dress in comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle, and come prepared to sing, dance, and act! This workshop comes just in time for Newsies Auditions (April 15 at 9:30 AM), a Disney musical, which features many roles for youth.
Facilitator: Gina Kearly has worked with Midland Public Schools for more than ten years, most recently as fall play director for “Clue: High School Edition” with the 40+ students of Dow Drama: Chargers Onstage. She is currently choreographing “Into the Woods” for Chargers Onstage and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” for Midland High Drama’s spring musical. She also collaborates with area community theaters as a teaching artist for camps, creative teams, and committees, in addition to performing. Recent projects include “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” at Pit and Balcony, “Rent” and “The SpongeBob Musical” for Center Stage Theatre at Midland Center for the Arts. Ms. Kearly earned her B.A. in Communication, Theatre, and Physical Education from Saginaw Valley State University in 2018, where she placed at the state level with the competitive speech team for multiple years.
- Date: Saturday, March 18
- 3rd-6th grade: 10-12pm (max 12)
- 7th-12th grade: 12:30-3:30pm (max 15)
- Facilitator: Gina Kearly
- Cost: $20 (3rd-6th Graders); $30 (7th-12th Graders)