EXPRESS WORKSHOPS (Express workshops will begin Monday, June 8th and will run for 6 weeks) Fee: $10 per workshop class
Express Vocal Workshops
Mondays 5:30 – 6:30 – YAP has partnered with The Cabaret at the Columbia Club and Ball State University to bring you vocal workshops used in various performance situations. These skills aren’t taught very often, yet are of the upmost importance. Our faculty for these workshops will include The Cabaret at the Columbia Club’s Executive Director Shannon Forsell, Cabaret Master Educator and Ball State Professor, Ron Hellems and recording artist, Anita Hall.
June 8: Song Choice
June 15: Story Telling Through Song
June 22: Cabaret vs. Musical Theatre vs. Concert Singing
June 29: Microphone Technique
July 6: Take Charge of Your Performance – Appearance, stool height, focus, accompanist, sound engineer, etc)
July 13: The ABCs of Learning how to Scat
Express Dance Workshops
Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:30 – Musical Theatre dance with Beef and Boards performer’s Sally Scharbrough and AnnaLee Traeger. Come learn about a new musical every week, talk about the style used and learn choreography from that show. A new title will be introduced every week!
June 9, 16, 23 and 30
July 7 and 14
Express Acting Workshops
Wednesdays 5:30 – 6:30 – Acting with John Goodson, professor at Ball State University and professional actor.
John will teach you how to become an awesome character actor, teach you some fun stage combat moves, and much, much more. John’s workshops during the year have been extremely popular, and we are excited to have him join us this summer on a weekly basis.
June 10: Stage Combat Part 1
June 17: Stage Combat Part 2
June 24: Improve Antics
July 1: Zero to Sixty in One Hour – How to play different ages on stage
July 8: Monologue Madness Part 1
July 15: Monologue Madness Part 2
SPECIAL WORKSHOPS (These workshops last approximately 2-3 hours in length and are only held on one day)
Character development workshop with Beef and Boards Artistic Director, Eddie Curry - This is a terrific opportunity to work on your acting skills with professional actor and Beef and Boards casting director, Eddie Curry. Come get some great tips for you to use when cast in your next role. Eddie will also spend a little time at the end of the workshop discussing what he looks for when he auditions performers at Beef and Boards in New York and Indianapolis. Thursday, June 18 from 6:30 – 9:00. Fee: $25
Musical Theatre Dance Workshop and Dance Audition Tips with Tina Mollis – Come learn some fun, new choreography and learn various tips and tricks of getting through a dance audition. Tina will teach you how to calm your nerves and impress a production staff. Tina performed on the National Tour of A Chorus Line in the role of Diana Morales and appeared in the movie “Tap” starring Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis Jr. We are delighted to have her join us this summer! Saturday, June 20 from 1:00 – 3:30. Fee: $25