Musical Theatre Audition Class
With Dan Murphy and Jeffrey Childs
This master class will offer an invaluable grounding in vital skills required for auditions and ongoing training. Participants will be armed for auditions with a polished classical and contemporary song and prepared with one monologue, as well as tips and techniques to remain relaxed and confident in audition situations.
General audition presentation, delivery, attitude and focus will be covered and the class will end with a mock audition session to practice the skills learned during the class. Experience in acting whilst not a necessity would be beneficial.
Please come prepared with your book of songs, two picture and resumes, one monologue, and dress in the attire you deem most appropriate.
Cost: $35 PATA Members; $45 Non-Members; $15 Audit
*THIS WORKSHOP IS ONLY FOR PARTICIPANTS AGED 18+
Your Expert Instructors:
Dan Murphy is the founding General Manager of The Broadway Rose Theatre Company along with his wife, Producing Artistic Director Sharon Maroney. They have been producing live theatre in Tigard since 1992. He has directed and/or
choreographed and occasionally appeared in over 65 productions throughout the company’s history. He is a four-time Drammy award winner for directing, choreographing, and acting. Some of the local companies he has worked with are Pixie Dust Productions, Lakewood Theatre, Oregon Children’s Theatre, and Stumptown Stages. Some other companies he has worked with but have since closed (through no fault of his) include Magdelyn Theatre Co., The Musical Theatre Co. and Portland Rep. Not only is his work known throughout the greater Portland area but it has taken him to Birmingham, AL, Sanford, NC, Fort Collins, CO, and Lancaster, PA, as well as the riverboats along the Willamette, Columbia, and Mississippi Rivers.
Originally from Chico, CA, Jeffrey has been the staff accompanist at CSU, Chico as well as the cofounder of Theater ETC, a musical theatre program for children. He has also helped to develop shows with the Broadway Junior program at Music Theatre International in New York. Some favorite Broadway Rose shows he has music directed are 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Oklahoma, and The World Goes Round (PAMTA, Drammy). He has also served as assistant music director at Portland Center Stage for the last four years. Some other credits include: A Year With Frog and Toad, (Drammy), James And The Giant Peach (Oregon Children's Theatre), and Violet (Staged!). Jeffrey also teaches classes and camps at Oregon Children's Theatre and Spotlight Academy as well as keeping a private studio for piano and voice.