Guest Artist, Guest Artist
Page to Stage
Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, , , Tech, , /
In this session, students will fully stage a small piece of theatre. Choosing to be part of a team (actor, costume designer, set designer, lighting designer, musician, director, etc.), students will collaboratively go through the process of staging a show, from first production meeting to opening night.
Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / , , , Tech, , /
In this interactive workshop, students will explore the basics of plot, character, setting, and dramatic arc in the craft of playwriting, and learn how to use their own lives as source material for a play.
Rock Your Sixteen Bars: The SAVI Technique
, Intermediate, / , , Musical Theatre, , , /
Most auditions only allow sixteen bars (about 30 seconds!) to show who you are and get the part. In this group class, students will explore a sixteen bar cut through the SAVI technique of putting a musical theatre audition together. Learn how to make an exciting, dynamic, and authentic sixteen bar audition. Jenny was "in the room" for the auditions for Prince of Broadway, Rocky, and Anastasia on Broadway, and can tell you what they're looking for...and what they aren't.
Theatre From Scratch
Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, , , , , /
A devised theatre workshop: In this session, students will collaboratively create a piece of devised theatre. Exploration includes mining source material, using found objects, and breaking barriers. Discover how you, the people around you, and your immediate surroundings have everything you need to create a dynamic piece of theatre.
Writing Musical Theatre
Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / , , Musical Theatre, , , /
Students will learn the basics of bookwriting, lyric writing, and composition to collaboratively create new musical theatre scenes. Jenny's lyric work has been heard on Broadway, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Dancing with the Stars, to name a few. She holds an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.