Below is a listing of all upcoming NYC Workshops for Fall 2017. To register for all workshops, visit our ONLINE STORE.
CASTING DIRECTOR WORKSHOP WITH MERRI SUGARMAN of TARA RUBIN CASTING
Broadway Casting Director Merri Sugarman joins BKA on Nov. 4th!
MERRI SUGARMAN is a top Casting Director at Tara Rubin Casting and is responsible for casting SCHOOL OF ROCK the Musical, LES MISERABLES, A BRONX TALE, MISS SAIGON and many more shows. She has watched thousands of actors audition and has an expert eye for what will work in the audition room. She is not only a master teacher but a terrific human being who is great with kids!
Be seen and sing for Merri and get her expert coaching and feedback on your audition cut. This class will be run like a professional Broadway audition, with the added benefit of a group setting and working notes.
This workshop is for educational purposes only and cannot and will not be treated as an audition. It is limited to 14 students.
Work one-on-one with Merri Sugarman of Tara Rubin Casting - the Casting Director behind the Broadway smash hit SCHOOL OF ROCK the Musical. Merri is also responsible for casting the kid-heavy show TREVOR, based on the Academy Award winning short film and the Broadway production of A BRONX TALE, directed by Robert DeNiro and Jerry Zaks among many others. She is a proud Tony Voter, a Big Sister with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Association of America and a member of the Casting Society of America. Tara Rubin's office is currently casting the Broadway productions and National Tours of DEAR EVAN HANSEN, ALADDIN, JERSEY BOYS, PRINCE OF BROADWAY and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Upcoming projects include THE BAND'S VISIT and LOVE NEVER DIES. Past projects include MAMMA MIA!, BILLY ELLIOT, MARY POPPINS, THE PRODUCERS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, SPAMALOT, THE PRODUCERS, SHREK, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, FALSETTOS and SUNSET BOULEVARD - just to name a few. They are also responsible for casting at regional theaters such as Yale Rep, Berkeley Rep, The Old Globe and The La Jolla Playhouse.
Prepare: a short song selection or a 32 bar audition cut with sheet music in the appropriate key. Sheet Music should be placed in a hard cover binder. Accompanist provided. Please bring a head shot resume.
When: Saturday November 4th, 11am to 1:30pm
Where: Pearl Studios in NYC
Ages 8-16 of all skill levels.
Maximum of 14 students.
POP ROCK WORKSHOP with SHERI SANDERS
BKA is teaming up with THE Pop-Rock Audition guru Sheri Sanders (author of Rock The Audition-How to Get Cast in Pop Rock Musicals. Sheri also is now arranging audition cuts for Musicnotes!
Sheri is astounding at choosing songs, arranging cuts and coaching kids and adults on how to master auditions that requires popular music. Sheri is a highly sought after audition coach who has hundreds of students working on Broadway, in National Tours, regionally and currently competing on The Voice and American Idol.
We are so lucky that she is offering us a FREE GIFT of providing this workshop to launch her new KID / TEEN version of Rock The Audition.
More about Sheri:
Sheri Sanders pioneered the pop/rock musical theatre revolution Rock The Audition, teaching musical theatre performers and their educators how to master all styles of Popular Music for the purpose of successfully auditioning for Rock Musicals.
When: Sunday December 3rd from 10am to 1pm.
10am to 12pm: Workshop with Sheri Sanders and Kurt Domoney.
12pm to 1pm: Parent Showcase and party (Light refreshments will be served)
Where: Pearl Studios
What to prepare: a 16 bar cut of a pop/ rock song. Sheri suggests you go to www.musicnotes.com to choose new songs. The goal is for you to get a new pop/ rock song, so explore on here and choose something new. However, any Pop Rock song will work.
Accompanist will be provided.
*Special thanks to Sheri for helping us close out 2017 with a bang. We have had so many great moments and student successes this year, and we are happy to offer an end of the year workshop plus party at a highly discounted rate. Your fee is going only to covering studio and accompanist expenses.
Only 12 students will be able to work with Sheri, so register NOW so you can perfect your pop/ rock audition song and so we can make sure this workshop happens!
ANNOUNCING SUMMER 2018!
BKA Summer Workshop, Session 1: Monday, July 9-Friday, July 13, 2018 10am-3pm
BKA Summer Workshop, Session 2: Monday, July 30-Friday, August 3, 2018 10am-3pm
• 15 minute introductory Skype session for new students to choose
• One musical theatre audition song chosen for each student with mp3
rehearsal recording, to work on individually throughout the week
• One audition monologue selected for each student
• Daily dance class with multiple styles, including ballet, jazz, and
musical theatre styles
• Casting Director/Agent Showcase: be seen and heard by a Broadway
casting director and get their feedback!
• Parent Hour: A Q&A for parents where we cover the topics of ‘Having
A Child In The Business’
• BKA T-shirt
• Option to add Private Coaching, a Sean Turi Headshot session, and/or
a Tim Grady Films Reel for additional costs (see our Online Store for
$975 "Early bird" pricing
$1,050 after February 1, 2018