Summer Master Classes
Online via Zoom
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If you are new to Theatre 360, please also submit a resume/list of your previous experience for the respective master class you are signing up for.
Intermediate/Advanced Teen Scene Study Master Class with Will Pullen
June 10, 17, 24, & July 1 | 3:00-4:30 | Ages 12 & up | $125
Students will start with a monologue to showcase who they are as an actor, as Mr. Pullen gives feedback and insight to help student fine-tune their choices and storytelling. During the 4-week course, scenes will be assigned to students and lessons on how to analyze and break down scene work. Class will culminate in students performing their scenes for each other, a cold read assignment, and a Q & A session.
*Students coming in should be familiar with playwrights and shows
Will is currently shooting the Netflix feature Untitled Graham King Project, opposite Sandra Bullock. He was last seen as “Jem” in Scott Rudin’s Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird, adapted by Aaron Sorkin, for director Bartlett Sher. Next up, Will can be seen in a recurring role in Apple series Dickinson, opposite Hailee Steinfeld, as well as Aaron Schneider’s Sony feature Greyhound, opposite Tom Hanks, which will be released June 12th, 2020. Previous credits include his Broadway debut in the Pulitzer-prize winning production of Lynn Nottage’s Sweat for director Kate Whoriskey, a recurring role in FX’s spy drama, The Americans, opposite Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, Andrew Neel’s feature, Goat, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, and Jenji Kohan’s HBO pilot Devil You Know, directed by Gus Van Sant. Will is a recent graduate of Syracuse University’s theater.
Broadway Choreography from The Prom & West Side Story with Gabi Campo
Dance experience required. Students must come in dance attire.
*THE PROM: June 12 | 1:00-2:30 | Ages 9 & up | $60
**WEST SIDE STORY: June 30 | 1:00-2:30 | Ages 11 & up | $60
Both classes will be fast paced and at a Broadway level. Class will start with a quick warm-up and then move right into teaching choreography with feedback and assistance. Students will perform for each other in an audition like setting to help grow their audition dance skills. Class will wrap with a Q & A.
*Students will need a dance background, be able to move well, and pick up steps quickly. Again, class will be fast paced.
**Students will need an advanced/intermediate level of training
Gabi Campo is an actress, singer and dancer based in New York City and Los Angeles. Gabi’s most recent Broadway performance was in Ivo Van Hove’s revival of West Side Story. She’s also has to her name credits such as Broadway’s The Prom, an appearance on SNL, and numerous other theatre productions and roles such as Sally in Cabaret, Diana in A Chorus Line, and Kate in The Wild Party. Gabi is a graduate of Pace Musical Theatre Department.
Broadway Dance Master Class with Jonalyn Saxer
June 15, 22, 29, & July 6 | 11:00-12:00 | Ages 11 & up | $80
*Dance experience required. Student signing up needs to be a confident dancer, able to pick up steps quickly, and with an attitude to work hard! Students must come in dance attire.
In this master class, students will start with Jonalyn’s show warm-up and then learn Tony Winner Casey Nicholaw’s choreography from the Broadway phenomenon Mean Girls, as well as audition advice, college advice, and a Q & A. Students will perform for each other in an audition like setting to help grow their audition dance skills. You do NOT want to miss this amazing opportunity to learn from Broadway’s best!
At 27, Jonalyn Saxer already has five Broadway shows under her belt including the original Broadway casts of Bullets Over Broadway, Honeymoon in Vegas, Cats, Holiday Inn, Mean Girls, and currently, touring as Karen Smith in the First National Tour of Mean Girls. She can also be seen in the upcoming movie “West Side Story”. With a background in dance and a BFA in musical theatre, Jonalyn is taking Broadway by storm. Jonalyn is one of our Master Class teachers with Theatre 360 in New York, we are so happy to share this rising star with our Cali students!
Broadway Vocal Performance and Audition Masterclass with Beth Leavel
June 16 | 11:00-1:00 | Ages 12 & up | $90
*This is an intermediate/advanced level class. Previous vocal training and knowledge required.
Students will bring a musical theater song of their choice with their own pre-recorded accompaniment (no more than 1 minute). Leavel will hear each student sing, while giving insight and advice on how to make their performance stronger as well as their own personal confidence. Class will include a Q & A.
Beth Leavel has received a Tony, Drama Desk, NY Outer Critics Circle and LA Drama Critics Awards for her performance as the title character in The Drowsy Chaperone. Beth also received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nominations for her role as Florence Greenberg in Baby, It’s You. Other Broadway roles include June Adams in Bandstand, Emily in Elf, Donna in Mamma Mia! Frau Blucher in Young Frankenstein, Dorothy Brock in the revival of 42nd Street, Tess in the original company of Crazy for You, Mrs. Bixby in The Civil War, Ellie in Hal Prince’s Showboat, and Anytime Annie (her Broadway debut) in 42nd Street. Ms. Leavel was also seen in New York City Center Encores! production of No, No, Nanette as Lucille. She originated the role of DeeDee Alan in the world premiere of Prom at the Alliance Theatre. She has performed the roles of Sally Adams in Call Me Madam at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, and M’Lynn in Steel Magnolias at the North Carolina Theatre. She recently made her NY Cabaret debut at 54 Below to sell-out audiences. Numerous Off-Broadway, regional theatre, commercials, and TV, including the final episode of ER.
Monologue Audition Master Class with Jane Kaczmarek
June 19 & July 10 | 3:00-4:30 | Ages: 12 and up | $75
*Previous experience required. Not for beginning actors.
The Monologue Mastery class is designed solely for the student who is looking to fine-tune their monologues for college, high school, and production auditions. In the first class students will bring in either a classic or contemporary prepared monologue of their choice to perform for Ms. Kaczmarek. Each student will receive individual feedback and adjustments to improve their audition monologue. Acting techniques, text analysis, and preparation skills will be given to the students to work on in between classes. On the final class students will perform their monologue in an audition like setting, developing a deeper understanding of their work and ability to effectively demonstrate their own strengths as an actor.
Acting & Script Analysis Master Class with Jane Kaczmarek
July 6, 13, & 20 | 3:00-4:30 | Ages: 12 and up | $100
Musical Theatre Casting Master Class with Beth Lipari
June 26 | 2:00-4:00 | Ages 10 & up | $70
Musical Theatre Casting Master Class is taught by Broadway actor and TV/Film/Theatre Casting Director; Beth Lipari. Having been on stage and behind the casting table gives Beth a unique understanding of what is going on in the audition room. This class will focus on the art of fine tuning the self-tape audition song. Prior to class please record yourself singing a musical theatre song no more than 1 minute that you would submit for a musical audition. Beth will provide insight to help our students feel more comfortable, self-aware, and confident while auditioning. The Masterclass will start off with a short Q & A about the business and casting. She will give one-on-one feedback while giving tips and tricks from the casting side of auditions. All proceeds will be donated to Theatre 360’s scholarship fund by Beth Lipari.
Since 2006, Beth has worked as a Casting Director on scores of Film, TV, and theatre projects. Beth has had the honor of working with award winning directors, producers, and most major film and TV studios in Los Angeles. Currently working on: Deadland (Feature Film); Two Piranha’s (Feature Film); North Of Albany (Feature Film)
Some recent career theatre highlights include: Sisters In Law (The Wallis Annenberg); Dear Jack, Dear Louise (Arena Stage); Alone (Emily Hampshire); Godfrey (Iliza Shlesinger, Nick Thune); Revival of Deaf West’s Spring Awakening (B’way/LA ); Annie (The Hollywood Bowl); Grey Gardens (Ahmanson Theatre). Past TV/Film highlights as Casting Associate: Impulse (You-‐Tube Red); Altered Carbon (Netflix); Logan (Feature Film); We’re The Millers (Feature Film)
Beth has had the honor of being awarded 2 Artios Awards Excellence in Casting for casting Michael Arden’s/Deaf West’s production of Spring Awakening, as well as, one for casting Annie at The Hollywood Bowl. She has as well been awarded a Media Access Award for her casting of all-‐ability actors. Beth is a proud member of: Local Union 399, Casting Society of America, BMI. Beth had the honor of playing Frenchy in Grease! On B’way. Her most important work is as a wife to Andrew, and a mother to Isabella and Myles. She spends her free time composing classical music on the piano.