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Take It From the Top (TIFTT), a series of exciting, interactive workshops gives participants – from Pre-Teens to Young Adults and beyond – an opportunity to train with the brilliant team of top Broadway professionals, and meet top NYC casting director, Connor Gallagher.
A collaboration between MSU Federal Credit Union Institute for Arts & Creativity at Wharton Center, City Opera House and Old Town Playhouse, TIFTT returns August 5th-8th, for it’s seventh year.
Participants learn the craft of musical theatre – including basic to advanced skills, industry history and practical content – in an exciting, fast-moving, interactive setting. Take It From the Top offers participants a chance to experience Broadway with the pros. Sharpen your skills in an inspirational, creative, fun and genuinely supportive environment.
4-Day Musical Theatre Intensive at Old Town Playhouse:
Aug. 5-7, 10am-2pm: Ages 10-1; Tuition $275
Aug. 8, Noon-4:30pm, Rehearsal; 6pm Recital, free to the public, at City Opera House
Advanced Musical Theatre Intensive at Old Town Playhouse:
Aug. 5-7, 10am-5pm, Lunch 1-2pm; Tuition $375
Aug. 8, 10am-4:30pm, Tech Rehearsal; 8:30pm Recital: Abridged version of Pippin, free to the public, at City Opera House.
Register for either workshop at http://cityoperahouse.org/takeitfromthetop.php
2014 Instructors include: Paul Canaan, along with Meredith Akins, Mamma Mia! and Wicked; Carlos Encinias, Mamma Mia! and Scandalous; Ellyn Marsh, Kinky Boots, Priscilla – Queen of the Desert; Kris Koop Ouellette, The Phantom of the Opera and CATS; Connor Gallagher, Elf; Peter Pan.