Musical Theatre Audition Workshop

Musical Theatre Audition Workshop


SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 5-7 PM

MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITION WORKSHOP

 


Jon Cunningham, Instructor



INSTRUCTOR BIO


Jon Cunningham has been involved in the theatre for over 30 years.  As a performer working primarily in Musical Theatre, he has worked at such theatres as Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Theatre at the Center, Big Noise Theatre, various other theatres in and around the Chicagoland area, and of course SST! Jon was a member of Actors’ Equity for 10 years. He also served the board of directors for a few theatre companies, including Big Noise Theatre for which he was also president of the board. Jon has also directed numerous productions including You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Once Upon a Mattress, and Damn Yankees.



WORKSHOP ABSTRACT


In this workshop, participants will focus not only on preparation of their audition book and cuts, monologues, and physical appearance, but also on the psychology of empowerment in the audition room.  Learn more about what the people on the "other side of the table" are thinking and how to present your best self for continued success and a long career.



PREPARATION


Participants do not need to prepare anything for this workshop.


Featured Participants must prepare/bring to the workshop:

  • Audition-Appropriate Outfit
  • 2 Contrasting Musical Theatre Selections
  • Theatre Book of Songs (optional)

 


PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Introduction/Presentation/Q & A


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Master Class with Featured Participants


 

 

 

Pre-Professional Theatre Intensive Home 

Professional Auditions 101 Opera and Musical Theatre Crossover Master Class | Monologue Master Class

Dance Audition Workshop Musical Theatre Audition Workshop | Shakespeare Workshop 

Mock "Equity Principal Audition"