Tyrick Wiltez Jones
Guest Artist, Broadway Artists Alliance
Tyrick Wiltez Jones has appeared in the Broadway productions of Finian’s Rainbow (Howard) and Hairspray. National Tours: Seussical, Fosse, Show Boat. NY/Regional credits: A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls, Chicago, Soup Soap & Salvation, and the New York City Center ‘ENCORES!’ production of Finian’s Rainbow (Henry). Concert credits: PHISH 2011 New Year’s Eve concert at Madison Square Garden (featured singer/dancer), Mary Wilson of the Supremes Motown/Rock and Roll North America Tour (featured background singer), US Premiere of Sacred Ellington starring Jessye Norman with the Carnegie Hall ‘HONOR’ Series. Tyrick received 2015 Detroit Broadway World awards for Best Actor in Once on This Island and Best Choreographer for his work on The Bikinis. He has been featured in many readings/workshops in NYC and has made numerous film and TV appearances throughout the U.S. and Europe. Back to Me, an Independent Short he starred in, traveled the Film Festival Circuits. He choreographed Shimmer and Shine on Nickelodeon and he also worked as Assistant Choreographer for the film Joyful Noise with Queen Latifah & Dolly Parton. Tyrick’s voice was heard singing background off-Broadway in John Tartaglia’s Imaginocean. A popular NYC Triple Threat Arts Educator, Tyrick teaches Master Classes all across the US and particularly enjoys working with young, up-and-coming performers through programs like Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC, where he has been on the faculty for the past 12 years. www.BroadwayArtistsAlliance.org, www.tyrickwiltezjones.com
Tyrick Wiltez's Workshops
Don’t Throw Away your Shot – Broadway Confidence In Auditions
Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, , Musical Theatre, , , /
In this hands on workshop, we will discuss and work on the audition skills you need to help you shine in "the room". Whether you have a monologue or song, the tips and skills you'll gain in this class will help you have more successful auditions whether they are for Broadway or for your school show. Taught by Tyrick Wiltez Jones, Broadway performer and faculty member of Broadway Artists Alliance, New York's elite program for connecting young artists with Broadway Guest Instructors and Industry. Bring along your monologue and/or song. Walk away with a renewed confidence!
Hairspray: Dance from Stage to Screen!
Beginning, Intermediate, / , Dance, Musical Theatre, , , /
Learn Choreography from the show that took Broadway, TV and FILM by storm. If you can count to 8, then Welcome To The 60's because you can take this class! Perfect your BROADWAY audition tool box as you work on the skills you need to be onstage on Broadway and on Film while learning some of the original HAIRSPRAY choreography. IT ALL STARTS WITH "Being YOURSELF"! Taught by Tyrick Wiltez Jones (HAIRSPRAY Broadway cast member for over 3 years & Hairspray's Asst. Choreographer at Papermill Playhouse), faculty member of Broadway Artists Alliance, New York's elite program for connecting young artists with Broadway Guest Instructors and Industry. Book that show, whether it's at your School, on Broadway, or on TV.