Summer Bootcamp

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SINGING SAVVY SUMMER BOOTCAMP

A in-depth 7-week workshop for the aspiring singer/actor!

Auditions: By in-person appointment or video submission through May 27.

To schedule an audition, click here to request a time.

Training Dates: June 13 – July 31, at Day Murray Music Studios.

Session Break: July 3-9

Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, August 6, afternoon

Performance: August 6, location TBA

Section 1: Elementary School Students (entering grades 3 through 7)

Meeting Times: Mon/Weds from 10am-1pm at Day Murray Music Studios

Section 2: Middle School/High School Students (Entering grades 8 through 12)

Meeting Times: Tues/Thurs from 10am-1pm at Day Murray Music Studios

*Make-up Sessions – Knowing many students will have unavoidable summer conflicts, some flexibility with attendance will be considered. Please speak with Kristin regarding specific dates. Make-up sessions may be offered on Saturdays as needed.

Syllabus:

Movement – Students will learn how to free their bodies for full physical expression. Activities will include Lloyd Williamson movement exercises, voice grounding exercises, free-style movement to specially-designed soundtracks, and other activities.

Acting – Fun & engaging drama games, intro to the Meisner Repetition exercise, emotional preparation, analyzing songs and scenes, character work (movement, accents, impediments, etc.), creating meanings and doings, and other relevant activities. Individual homework will be given.

Voice – Diction, projection, basic vocal warm-ups for stage and song. We will have a few masterclasses for students to sing their pieces for their peers, receive feedback and coaching, and practice acting/performing skills.

Rehearsals – We will have group and individual music and staging rehearsals in preparation for our showcase. Schedule of rehearsals will be sent by June 3.   Students will be asked to provide costumes and some props.

Fees:  $450   Special Inaugural Price of $400* per student. This includes fourteen 3-hour sessions of instruction, and dress rehearsal & showcase performance with pianist.

A deposit of $200 is due upon acceptance to the program; balance is due by June 15.

DVDs of the program will be available at an additional cost.

 

**Due to the generosity of a very kind donor, a few scholarships will be made available to talented students from lower-income families. Please contact Kristin for a scholarship application.