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Musical Theatre Audition Master Class w/ Rick Lewis

Metropolitan Performing Arts - Metro Performing Arts

Monday, December 19, 2016
Metro Performing Arts 905 NE 68th St #D VancouverWA  98665
Monday, December 19, 2016
Metro Performing Arts 905 NE 68th St #D VancouverWA  98665

What's Included

Musical Theatre Audition w/ Rick Lewis Ages 13-20 | December 19, 2016 | 12:30pm-2:30pm | $45 per student Ages 10-12 can audit the class for $25 Spend an afternoon with Portland’s most sought after musical theatre audition coach. Learn about the audition process, how to pick and perfect an audition song and how to stand out during an audition. Participants will have the opportunity to sing and receive personal feedback. Prepare 2 contrasting songs and bring your book. Participants may also choose to observe by auditing the class. Rick is the creator/author/musical arranger of the hit Off-Broadway musical The Taffetas, with productions around the world. Rick has also written the Off-Broadway productions The Cardigans—Those Swingin’ Singin’ Guys from Alpha Mu Phi Pi, (Backstage New York Bistro Award for Outstanding Musical Revue), and Have a Nice Day! — A 70’s Musical Flashback. Rick has written and/or arranged original music for Disney Family Live Entertainment, American Hawaii Cruises, MGM/UA Home Video, the Democratic National Convention, Macy*s Thanksgiving Day Parade, American West Steamboat Company, American Hawaii Cruises and American Classic Voyages. He served as audition pianist for the pre-Broadway workshop of Sunday in the Park with George, and was vocal director and assistant conductor for the pre-Broadway production of Cy Coleman’s The Life. As a performer, some of Rick’s favorite roles are : “Pete” in Pete ‘n’ Keeley, “Harry Witherspoon” in Lucky Stiff, “Carl” in Flaming Idiots, “Gould” in Grey Gardens (Portland Center Stage), “Harold” in Full Monty, “Marvin” in Falsettos (Drammy nomination, Best Actor in a Musical), “President Wintergreen” in Of Thee I Sing (Drammy, Beast Actor/Musical) and “Frankie Cavalier” in Pageant. Rick’s conductor/musical director credits are numerous. He is resident musical director/conductor for Portland Center Stage, where he has conducted the world premier of the new pre-Broadway musical Somewhere in Time, Fiddl

About This Organizer

Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 that offers the community a complete well-rounded education in acting, singing, dance, musical theatre and theatre tech. Our booked curriculum allows each student to realize and reach their creative potential through class placement and individualized educational plans. Students will be assessed and placed in classes that best suit their individual needs. Upon placement, the progress of your student is monitored to ensure they are continuing on their educational plan.

Not only are our students encouraged to focus on their specific areas of study, but also try out classes to see what other talents they may possess. Students will also find a balance between our technique driven classes, as well as our performance related classes

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  • Metropolitan Performing Arts

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Metro Performing Arts 905 NE 68th St #D VancouverWA  98665
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