Registration opens for Youth Department's Winter Theatre Arts Workshops
Registration is now open for three theatre arts workshops sponsored by the Trumbull Youth Department. All workshops will be held at the Madison Middle School Auditorium, 4630 Madison Ave.
Broadway 101 — Grades 4 and 5, Saturdays, Feb. 2-Mar. 2, 10 a.m.-noon. Registration: $100 for Trumbull residents ($125 for non-residents).
Audition Technique, Tips and Tricks of the Trade — Grades 8-12, Saturdays Feb. 2-Mar. 2, 12:30-2:30 p.m. $100 for Trumbull residents ($125 for non-residents).
Intensive Broadway 101 — There will also be a five-day intensive over the winter school break for grades 6-8, held Tuesday-Saturday, Feb. 19-23, 3-6 p.m. $150 for Trumbull residents ($175 for non-residents).
These workshops will be lead by two area theatre professionals, Christy McIntosh and Eli Newsom.
Christy McIntosh is a professional performer, voice teacher, and audition coach, having appeared Off-Broadway, regionally, and on national television. As a teacher, she has coached her students into booking Broadway shows, National Tours, Off-Broadway musicals, regional productions, independent films, college theatre programs, and agent contracts. She is also the Secretary of the Board of Directors at Bridgeport Theatre Company and directed their productions of Hairspray and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. This January she will direct Next to Normal for BTC. She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and Actors Equity Association.
Eli Newsom is a local director/teacher/actor and is the founding Artistic Director of the Bridgeport Theatre Company. This summer he joined the staff of Fairfield Teen Theatre, which presented the musicals 13 (director/musical director) and The Who’s Tommy (director). He is also the creator of a popular instructional tap dance video series and iPhone app titled “Tap Dance Made Easy.”
Registration forms and detailed information can be found on-line at trumbullyouth.org and at the Recreation Department at the Annex Building across from Town Hall, 5892 Main St. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-452-5032.