SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 4-7 PM
DANCE AUDITION WORKSHOP
John Marshall Jr., Instructor
John Marshall Jr. is an actor, dancer, and singer that has performed all over Chicago. Some of his favorite roles include Baby John in West Side Story (Drury Lane Theatre), Brad in Hairspray (Paramount Theatre), Charlie Dalrymple in Brigadoon (Signal Mountain Playhouse) and the Three Legged Man in Side Show (Porchlight Music Theatre). Other credits include Mamma Mia, Madagascar (Marriott Theatre), The Nutcracker (The Nutcracker Prince), Nice Work If You Can Get It, All Shook Up, The Wizard of Oz, Big Fish (Theatre at the Center), Exit (ICU Ensemble), Saudade: Dreams and Longing (The Music Theatre Company) and Clemente: The Legend of 21 (Nightblue Performing Arts) where he toured with the show to Pittsburgh, PA.
In this workshop, participants will learn to navigate through and succeed in an Equity dance or movers audition. They will be taught practical skills to help in learning combinations on-the-spot with ease and efficiency. The class will explore multiple styles of musical theatre dance. Participants will be taught an audition combination and receive feedback on their performance.
All participants must come to the workshop ready to dance. Female-identified participants are encouraged to wear form-fitting leotards and dancewear, as well as character shoes. Men are encouraged to wear form-fitting dancewear and jazz shoes or sneakers. No street clothes, jeans, and baggy clothes will be permitted.
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Warm-Up, Teach Combination(s), Mock Audition, Feedback Session