Join Broadway performers Tracy Michailidis and Jonathan Monro for an exciting one-week musical theatre intensive! Come sing your favourite show tunes in a fun, nurturing environment, where you’ll be inspired to take a closer look at the music, lyrics, and the stories behind each song.
Running from July 9-14, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at the Graham Academy Space (25 Park Drive in the Academy Canada Building), this will be the perfect week for any young performer grades 7 and up (as of September 2018).
Students can expect:
- To work on a new song
- Vocal warm-up
- Physical warm up
- Improv games
- Lyric interpretation
- Music interpretation
- Scene work
- Monologue work
- Theatre history
- Sight Singing
- Ear training
- Choral/ensemble work
- Audition techniques
- Performance techniques
- Character analysis and interpretation
- Artistic mindfulness
We ask that all student come completely prepared with ONE musical theatre song of their choice (something they love to sing). It MUST be memorized and ready to perform on the first day. We ask that they bring sheet music in the appropriate key. No chord charts. Music can be sourced and purchased online, and there are many Youtube videos for song ideas and references.
Tuition for this camp is $200. Register for more than one camp and receive a 10%discount off of each additional camp!
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Tracy Michailidis is a Queens’ graduate who made her professional debut as Anne Shirley in the Charlottetown Festival’s Anne of Green Gables. She went on to be a part of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, both on Broadway, and in the U.S. National Tour. She has been a part of the Stratford, Shaw, and Atlantic Theatre Festivals, and has worked in regional theatres across Canada such as the Belfry Theatre, the Globe Theatre, The Segal Centre, Theatre Calgary, Magnus Theatre, Prairie Theatre Exchange, and the Grand Theatre. Passionate about developing new work, she has originated roles in Life After (CanStage, Musical Stage Company), Emily (Charlottetown Festival), and Little Women (Theatre Orangeville). Also a part of the Canadian Premieres of Songs for a New World, (Colour and Light), Parade (Studio 180/Musical Stage), and the Light in the Piazza (Musical Stage Company). Favourite recent credits include the concert version of Nine (Podium Productions) in her hometown of Toronto and the U.S. National Tour of Fun Home. She was the founder of Musical Works in Concert, which ran for 7 seasons at SummerWorks in Toronto, and presented 22 original Canadian Musicals. She is thrilled to be here in Corner Brook this summer.
Born and raised in St. John’s, Jonathan is an actor, pianist, musical director, and composer, whose most recent work is The Hockey Sweater: A Musical, written with Emil Sher. Jonathan was MD for the Canadian Premieres of The Sparrow and the Angel, and Fun Home (Vancouver Arts Club). He trained at BMI New York’s famed Lehman-Engel Workshop and won their Harrington Award for Outstanding Writing. Jonathan was Musical Associate to Charles Strouse (composer of Annie) and Richard Maltby (Lyricist of Miss Saigon), and was mentored by Adam Guettel (The Light in the Piazza). He has been musical director on over 30 productions, and has been an actor in over 75 productions, from TV/film to the Stratford Festival, to Toronto, to Broadway. He has also played the role of Jean Valjean in the St. John’s production of Les Miserables. Jonathan began his career with a performance at Carnegie Hall at the age of 16. He is very honoured to be a part of the 2018 Gros Morne Summer Music Festival. www.