Musical Theatre Troupe

Overview

Thursdays: 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm

23rd September-2nd December 2021 (11 weeks plus charity showcase 4th December)

£275-fees can be split into TWO instalments

Academy Mews Dance Studios, 15 Pratt Mews, London NW1 0AD

Nick Brittain is a professional Musical Theatre Performer and Photographer, who works both on stage performing and off-stage advertising for productions and Actors. Nick has performed onboard Celebrity Cruises in Asia as well as Australia, French Polynesia, Hawaii and Hong Kong. Nick has performed in London in the award nominated production ‘The Hired Man’, multiple pantomimes (including being made dance captain for ‘Aladdin’ starring Ann Widdicombe) as well as the play ‘The Crumple Zone’. Nick recently completed a successful run of ‘Me and My Girl’ in the Frinton Summer Season, performed in ‘Cat in the Hat’ at the Turbine Theatre, and also dared to bare all in the West End Fringe production ‘Naked Boys Singing’.

As a teacher, Nick has taught group classes for Anna Fiorentini, Stagecoach and Razzamataz branches, to name a few, and has taught 1-1 LAMDA sessions for Yew Tree Theatre Arts in Kent. He also teaches beginner piano and private singing lessons to both children and adults.

Jack Holliday Jack has performed professionally for a number of years, alongside his teaching career and photography business. He first started his career in pantomimes around the midlands, he went on to perform around the country in musical theatre and concert based performances, including touring the country performing as ‘Harry Styles’ in the UK’s number 1 ‘One Direction’ tribute act. He graduated from one of the top teaching universities in the country, graduating while it held the number 1 spot for most employable and best teaching based degree, studying Drama in the Community. He is a vocal coach and creative director who has directed over 60 productions in his career.

Other credits include: Annas (Understudy Jesus & Judas) in Jesus Christ Superstar, Chris in Miss Saigon, The Baker in Into the Woods, Corny Collins in Hairspray, Grantaire in Les Misérables, Alan Strang in Equus

Musical Direction credits include: Addams Family, Aladdin, Annie, Fame!, Footloose, Grease, Hairspray, Into the Woods, Joseph and the Amazing Technicoloured Dreamcoat, Legally Blonde, Mamma Mia, Peter Pan, Oliver!, Singing in the Rain, Thoroughly Modern Millie, West Side Story, The Wizard of OZ, 13 the Musical and many more.

Classes have started, but it’s not too late to join! Self tape auditions are still being accepted! Have the opportunity to perform in our Charity Showcase on Saturday 4th December. 5-Year Anniversary Showcase – AF Performing Arts School

Stage & the City’s Musical Theatre Troupe! Only 3 places left!

Enjoy being with people within a Covid Secure and fully risk assessed environment which adheres to current government guidelines!

If any classes have to be cancelled due to COVID-19 you will get a refund for all classes unable to be delivered.

Instead of concentrating on putting together one large show a year, our troupe produces a variety of musical theatre numbers from a wide selection of shows, with a wide variety of options for performances including competitions and special events as well as the annual Stage & the City Charity Showcase and its own dedicated Musial Theatre Troupe Showcase.

Course Content

  • Each troupe member, with the help of our directors, choose a character and a scene from a musical they have always wanted to play.
  • During rehearsals they will be directed in this scene which will include some scripted work as well as the actual musical number itself.
  • If appropriate the other members of the troupe will form the other characters that are needed for these scenes.
  • This means all members will have their own big number that they are the “lead” in and the opportunity to play a wide range of other characters in the other scenes that their fellow members are working on.
  • Some members may prefer to work on duets or chorus numbers rather than sing solo and that is absolutely fine as well.
  • Movement and dance will also be rehearsed as well as the singing aspect of each number.
  • Over time and depending on the commitment of each individual everybody will have the opportunity to work on further scenes that they can be lead in.
  • Our troupe rehearsals take into consideration the fact that most adults have busy lives but also gives the opportunity to be really pushed if your time allows.
  • Our performers get to play a wide range of characters in a variety of musical theatre styles ranging from cabaret through to contemporary pop musicals. They are not restricted to one musical style.

Company Requirements

To join our Musical Theatre Company you need to have completed our Musical Theatre Beginners Course or a similar course elsewhere.

Please submit an audition demo of yourself singing two contrasting musical theatre songs, (for example one traditional musical and one pop music); a verse and chorus from each with a backing by clicking the button below.

If you have already worked with Jack or Nick you may not need to send in an audition demo; just e-mail satc@afperformingarts.com to express your interest.

**If you are offered a place in the company and you wish to pay in TWO instalments please send an email to satc@afperformingarts.com and someone will get back to you within 48hrs to arrange.**

SUBMIT AUDITION DEMO

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