There is nothing more important to us than the health & safety of our community. Though we cannot be on stage together at this time, it doesn’t mean we can’t stay connected, play with friends, and create more art!
With our incredibly innovative and resourceful team we have created our new VIRTUAL SUMMER THEATER ACADEMY for kids, teens, and young adults!
Our summer Wild Horse Stage Co. performance is “A Midsummers Night's Dream” and for our workshops we have even called in a couple Broadway stars, LA Casting Directors and a former NYC Rockette to give our young actors a professional edge!
Join us this summer to gain skills, and learn self-confidence and teamwork in a supportive, positive and most of all FUN environment!
Virtual Summer Theater Academy 2020
DISNEY PRINCESS SING-A-LONG AND STORYTIME FOR YOUNG DREAMERS
4 weeks, 1 class per week, 45 minutes each
Dates Wednesday, July 1,8,15,22, 10:00-10:45 a.m.
$15 per session or $50 for 4-week series
In this 45-minute session, professional musical theater actor/singer Monica Ricketts will transform into a beloved princess character and tell an enchanting interactive story! The class will include an elaborate story-time, a magical sing-along with some of your child’s favorite songs, and a Q & A segment where you can ask something that you have always wanted to know about each princess.
Monica Ricketts is a Los Angeles-based actor/singer, who has performed all over the globe, including Universal Studios Japan. Disney Cruise Line and the production of “Into the Woods” at The Hollywood Bowl. You can find more information about her on instagram: @monicadanae or website: www.monicaricketts.com
L.A. CASTING AGENT AUDITION MASTERCLASS
Instructor: Krisha Bullock, CSA Bullock & Snow Casting
Dates: Friday, July 17
Time: 10-12 noon (10 students)
Students will be working one-on-one with a top award-winning industry dynamo with over 19 years of casting experience, specializing in youth programming. She is proud of her mentorship of thousands of hopeful young people, helping them break into the industry by navigating them toward a professional career in shows such as ICarly, Victorious, Sam & Cat and more!
Students will do an "audition" live on Zoom and will be given notes and feedback. Students will then repeat the “audition” with notes and changes. Students who are watching will gain information from feedback given to other students. The last 15 minutes of the class parents are invited to join for a Q&A session about Kids in the Biz.
Krisha Bullock is a multi-award winner and nominee with over 20 years of casting experience, specializing in youth programming. She has been nominated for over a dozen Artios awards by the Casting Society of America, with a win in 2013 for iCarly, as well as a past winner of the Seymour Heller Award for Television Casting Director of the Year. Outside of casting, Krisha has been a mentor and teacher to thousands of hopeful young people, helping them break into the industry by navigating them toward a professional career.
VOICEOVER TECHNIQUE FOR ACTORS
Instructor: A.J. Danna
Dates: Sunday, July 12th and 19th, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Age Group: 10+ (Adults are welcome!)
Length: Two One-Hour long sessions
Tuition: $15 for one session or $25 for both sessions
Students will learn basic voice acting techniques to develop character voices and learn about how to break into the voice over industry.
AJ Danna is a Los Angeles-based voice actor, whose work can be heard in theme parks, television, radio, and film. For more information about AJ, please visit www.ajdanna.com/voiceover
LET'S DANCE: DISNEY DANCE PARTY!
Instructor: Cassia Guistra
Dates:Tuesday, July 14 & 21, 2:00-2:30 p.m.
Tuition: $10 per session or $15 for both sessions
Students will learn different dance steps used in musical theater choreography as well as how to put together different steps in a combination. They might also learn a new song and have lots of fun!
Cassia Guistra has been living in New York City pursuing her dreams of musical theatre. Cassia has been part of the theater community in Northern Nevada since she was 6 years old. She has had many leading roles in local theater companies including Jasmine in “Aladdin”, Babette in “Beauty & the Beast”, Ti Moune in “Once on This Island”, Wendy in “Peter Pan”, Tigger in “Winnie the Pooh”, Tammy in “Hairspray”, Adelaide in “Guys and Dolls”, Kathy Seldon in “Singin in the Rain”, and Polly Baker in “Crazy for You”.