TEACHERS, producers and directors of musicals for developing performers and youth in the Eastern Cape are invited to apply to attend a master class.
For the second time, the Arts and Culture Trust in partnership with the Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation will present a musical theatre master class in East London on March 18 and 19.
The class is aimed at practitioners who specifically work with amateur performers in the discipline of musical theatre. It aims to equip participants with information, knowledge and tools to successfully put together a musical from beginning to end with good production values. After the class, participants will know how best to recruit a creative and technical team and they will be able to develop an auditioning and casting process.
The master class will be presented by musical theatre experts Anton Luitingh and Duane Alexander.
Luitingh is currently the resident director of the musical Jersey Boys which will be performed in South Africa and Asia. He has been involved in many facets of the entertainment industry, working as an actor, singer, songwriter, director, musical director, musician and voice artist.
He is also a co-founder of the Musical Theatre Workshop which offers schoolgoers,, students and upcoming professionals a platform that provides them with practical training.
Alexander, who has performed in a string of local and international productions, has extensive experience as dance captain and choreographer. He works as a lecturer at the Cape Academy of Performing Arts and is also co-founder of the Musical Theatre Workshop.
Eligible candidates are invited to apply to attend the master class at no fee. To submit an application, please follow the link: http://tinyurl.com/chgucbb
Successful applicants will be required to arrange and cover the costs of their transport to and from the class. The closing date for applications is February 4.