Acting Through Song
ACTING THROUGH SONG is an exciting eight-week course designed to help singing actors choose and polish two musical theatre audition pieces. With individual and group work, Sheridan and GSM Faculty Member Breanne Dietrich, will offer custom insight and suggestions to help each actor connect to their audition songs in meaningful ways so that each actor can feel their best.
Come prepared with one musical theatre song and have another contrasting song selected for you once Breanne gets to know your voice and style. Breanne will help you choose and cut your audition rep, and you’ll have the opportunity to work your pieces with your fellow actors. The course will end with a performance of your pieces in the Recital Hall for family and friends. The class will be accompanied by music director, Ben Wallace.
April 3 to May 22, 2024 (8 sessions)
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:
Breanne Dietrich is a passionate performer and teacher. She is on the Musical Theatre faculty at Sheridan College and works with theatre, pop and rock singers. Breanne holds a Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory and a Bachelor of Classical Voice from Western. Favourite credits include Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins), Legally Blonde (Vivienne), Jo (Little Women) and Fantine (Les Miserables).
Ben Wallace is active in Guelph and the KW Region as a singer, music director, pianist, and teacher. Ben is currently studying Operatic Performance at the University of Toronto and completed his Bachelor of Music at Wilfrid Laurier in Vocal Performance. As a music director in Guelph, Ben has worked with The Downtown Theatre Project and RCMPI. Some of his favourite music direction credits include The Last Five Years (DTP), Company (DTP), Into the Woods (CCP), and 13 the Musical (GLT).
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