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Online Contemporary Musical Theatre Rep Class: Song and Audition Material for New Musicals w/ Rance Wright and Joe Barros (New York Director)
April 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$33.00
The Wright Way introduces workshops as a valuable tool to enhance your learning experience. The Wright Way believes that workshops assist in elevating one’s performance, auditions and technique.
At times like this we must turn to each other to find ways to keep sharp on our auditions technique. So The Wright Way has created this online Contemporary Musical Theatre Repertoire Class to help you stay connected and informed. Rance Wright (Performance and Auditions Coach) will be teaming up with Joe Barros (Broadway Director: Gigi with Vanessa Hudgens and Victoria Clark and Off-Broadway: The Evolution of Mann, Cagney, Bastard Jones, etc.) for this particular class. We are excited to work with you and hope that this continues to be a format we can use in the future.
Individuals interested in this class will be required to prepare 1 – one minute to minute and a half contemporary Song or Monologue, fully memorized. Each student will be given the chance to perform in a safe space and will be given notes and then able to present material again.
Please let The Wright Way know if you have any questions about this class by emailing us at [email protected]
Check out Joe Barros’s Bio here:
Joe Barros is a New York based director and an award-winning choreographer working on Broadway, regionally, and internationally. Broadway: Gigi with Vanessa Hudgens and Victoria Clark (associate director to Eric Schaeffer). Off-Broadway: The Evolution of Mann (starring Max Crumm and Allie Trimm, cast recording on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon), Cagney (associate director to Bill Castellino), Bastard Jones, Love and Yogurt, A Taste of Things to Come (associate director to Lorin Latarro, also Broadway in Chicago and Bucks County Playhouse), and Sam’s Room. Regional/Int’l: national tours of A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live On Stage (Gershwin Entertainment), Beaches (Chicago’s Drury Lane), Aida (Singapore), Bright Star and Tuck Everlasting (SSTI), plus DC’s Signature Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, Kaixinmahua (Shanghai), Music Academy International (Italy), NYFA, CAP21/Molloy College, Michigan State University, and The Hartt School. Film Choreography: The Girl Who Left Home (with Paolo Montalbán), Petunia (with Thora Birch, Christine Lahti, Michael Urie), Mangus (with Jennifer Coolidge, Leslie Jordan). Artistic Director: New York Theatre Barn. Recipient: The Drama League’s First Stage Residency, 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Award (Best Choreography), New York Innovative Theatre Award-nominee, Stage Directors & Choreographers Society’s 2018 Standout Moments for the direction of an immersive production of Alice in Wonderland that featured an entire cast of actors with disabilities (also co-writer). Upcoming: Frankie (concept album, with Tony-nominee Caitlin Kinnunen), Mommie Dearest (by Christina Crawford and David Nehls), Shrek (NYADA), Crazy for You (SSTI).
Check out Rance Wright’s Bio here:
Rance Wright received his MFA and MM from the Boston Conservatory and holds a BFA in Music, Dance and Theatre from Brigham Young University. He is an accomplished performing arts professional with over 20 years of experience as a consultant, casting director, manager and artist. His most recent credits include associate casting the national tours of Guys and Dolls, Grinch, and A Christmas Story alongside NY casting veteran Alison Franck of Franck Casting. Rance also recently had his Fringe associate directorial debut in “A Step Beyond The Rain”. Rance currently guides acting for the stage and directs shows at the American Musical Theatre Academy in New York City.
In 2015 Rance created a performing arts program for Turn Community Services in Utah helping advance communication skill sets for adults with special needs. His unique style and creativity are the perfect combination for very successful learning initiatives.
As a musical theatre artist, Rance’s credits include numerous Off- Broadway shows, National tours, and regional productions.
Rance foresaw a need to help others gain a greater knowledge and understand- ing of their talent and art; that desire combined with his entrepreneurial spirit quickly lead to the birth of The Wright Way Coaching which is now a part of Wright Way Productions, LLC.
Rance’s personal and professional experiences along with his ability to see the talent and creativity in others has transcended his focus to furthering the knowledge and understanding of theatre, music, and dance for adult and young per- formers alike. Recognized professionally as one of the leaders in artists career development and utilizing “communication through theatre” for the personal advancement of professional artists and special needs adults are quickly becoming hallmarks of his career.
Rance is a dedicated professional artist with a distinctive vision. Through dynamic and results-driven classes, consultations and special event courses Rance has helped catapult the careers of many up and coming artists. Holding himself to higher standards has solidified his business relationships with clients and colleagues.
To learn more or to contact Rance directly, please visit: www.wrightwaycoaching.com