Musical Theatre Workshops & Distance Learning
|In this video, see Trust teaching artist and Twin Cities actor, dancer and choreographer Julianne Mundale teach basic tap dance steps to high school students in Hammond, LA through interactive videoconferencing technology, or distance learning. This is one example of how the Trust is bringing Twin Cities professionals to schools across the globe.||Hennepin Theatre Trust offers a variety of musical theatre skills training workshops through Spotlight from professional artists in the Twin Cities direct to your classroom either in person or through distance learning technology. All classes are scheduled at a convenient time for your class and can be tailored to fit your exact needs.|
Please search the list below by either Artist or Specialty. All of our world-class teaching artists offer a variety of specialties and you can learn more about their experience by clicking on their names. If you would like to request a master class to specifically look at elements of your production, please choose the artist you wish to conduct the master class.
Choose by Artist:
Joshua James Campbell
Paul R. Coate
Lynn Maiers Paulson
Kym Chambers Otto
Linda Talcott Lee
Choose by Specialty:
Classes can be requested through CILC. Descriptions to each class are linked below.
Accents/Dialects (British, Spanish, German, Southern USA, Swedish)
Acting a Song
Auditioning for Theatre, TV and Film
Bob Fosse Choreography
Blocking in 3D
Building an Ensemble
Choreography: For the Budding Musical Theatre Choreographer
Confidence in performing (overcoming stage fright)
Creating Work as an Ensemble
Directing for the Budding Musical Theatre Director
Movement from the Jazz Era
Jerome Robbins' Jazz
Marketing Yourself in Your Career
Michael Bennett Choreography
Musical Theatre Dance 101
Physicalizing the Character
Physicalizing the Text
Subtext and Scenework
Tap Dance and Soft-shoe
Unarmed Stage Combat
Voice Technique (Classical, Character or Healthy Belting Technique)
Vocal Technique for the Stage (Speaking or Character voice)
Workshop the Musical
*If there is something you are looking for but not listed, please contact us. We can most likely find a teaching artist to fit your specific needs.
Hennepin Theatre Trust's Spotlight Musical Theatre workshops conducted through distance learning recently received an Honorable Mention for the 2011-2012 CILC Pinnacle Award! The Pinnacle Award is presented annually to organizations delivering outstanding K-12 standards-based interactive videoconferencing programs.
Workshops are available for any school throughout the world that requests them. Schools located in the Twin Cities can request the workshop in person at their school. All schools outside of the metro area may request their class through videoconferencing technology. Please visit CILC to request our classes today!
Spotlight Schools: If your school participates in the SpotLight Musical Theatre Program you will receive one workshop free of charge. Additional classes are offered for the standard rate of $125 per workshop.
Non-Minnesota Schools: All classes are available for a rate of $125 per workshop.
Classes are to be paid via check or credit card prior the class date. Invoices will be sent when the date of the workshop is set.