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Announcing Playmakers’ Spring 2016 classes:

Intro to Musical Theatre

ages 4-7
instructor Marion Bienvenu
Tuesdays, February 16 – April 5
from 4:30-5:30pm
at the Music & Dramatic Arts Building
on the LSU campus
$145

Playmakers’ youngest stars will sing and dance their way through the basics of musical theatre. This 8-week course will culminate in a showcase performance of what students have learned.

Audition Tools

ages 8-12
instructor Joshua Allred
Saturdays, February 13 – April 9
from 11:00-12:00
at the Music & Dramatic Arts Building
on the LSU campus
$145

Playmakers begins casting children for mainstage productions at 8 years old. Learn what to expect in auditions, prepare materials to use beyond the class, and gain experience rehearsing your unique audition package while receiving individual feedback from your instructor. This 8-week course will culminate in a showcase performance of what students have learned.

Acting for the Camera

ages 8-12
instructor Emily Rodriguez
Saturdays, February 13 – April 9
from 12:00-1:00
at the Music & Dramatic Arts Building
on the LSU campus
$145

Whether an experienced actor or a novice, this class will teach students the differences between acting for the stage and the camera. This 8-week course will culminate in a showcase performance of what students have learned.

Playmakers Young Professionals presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night**

ages 13-18
instructors Colt Neidhardt, MFA and Maggie McGurn, MFA
Saturdays, February 13 – April 23, with performances running April 30 – May 1
from 12:00-3:00
at the Music & Dramatic Arts Building
on the LSU campus
$245

In this intensive rehearsal and performance class, students will receive a broad overview of Elizabethan history and Shakespeare’s plays. They will focus on period movement styles, voice for the classical actor, and stage combat. The class will culminate in an hour-long adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, which will be rehearsed during class times.

**Admittance to this class is by audition only. Auditions to be held Monday, February 1 beginning at 5pm. For more information or to secure your audition spot, email Colt Neidhardt at colt@playmakersbr.org.