Who: Actors Age 12 and up.
What: Four Virtual Theatre Workshops to improve your acting skills for the stage and for an audition.
August 3- Session 1- Improvisation
August 5- Session 2- Monologue Coaching Session
August 10- Session 3- Musical Theatre Scene Work
August 12- Session 4- Musical Theatre Song Coaching Session
*** For each day you can attend the workshop at either
12:00 PM-2:00 PM OR 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.
Where: Online through Zoom. These virtual workshops are open to individuals near or far from Easton, Maryland.
Cost: $120 for all 4 sessions
Due to the Online Format of the workshop, spots are VERY limited.
Registration ends July 30, 2020.
**Participants will need to have a prepared 1-2 minute monologue for Session 2.
***Participants will need to have a prepared a 1 minute cut from a Musical Theatre Song and an accompaniment/backing/karaoke track of that song for Session 4.
About Our Instructors
Brian Michael Hoffman starred as “Horton” in the Off-Broadway revival of SEUSSICAL and, aside from a return to the Warbucks Mansion last holiday season at Ogunquit Playhouse, was most recently seen as the “cognitively challenged” “Jiggs Thomas” in the new Nell Benjamin / Duncan Sheik / John Rando musical BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE at the Goodspeed Opera House, a role he's also played at the Delaware Theatre Company and Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Favorite regional credits include “Seymour” (LITTLE SHOP…), “Patsy” (SPAMALOT), “Sancho” (MAN OF LA MANCHA), “Billis” (SOUTH PACIFIC), “Barfee” (..SPELLING BEE), “Uncle Fester” (THE ADDAMS FAMILY), “The Cowardly Lion” (THE WIZARD OF OZ), “Czolgosz” (ASSASSINS), “Charlie Brown” (YOU’RE A GOOD MAN…), “Filch” (THE THREEPENNY OPERA) and “Mr. Grimes” (ON BORROWED TIME, directed by Joel Grey). Brian’s performed at theatres across the country, including Madison Square Garden, 54 Below, Sacramento Music Circus, MUNY, Maine State, Syracuse Stage, Marriott Lincolnshire, Pioneer, Ivoryton, Two River, Lyric Oklahoma, and Pittsburgh CLO. He led a barbershop quartet at Tokyo Disney Sea in Japan for 3 years, has performed in over 2,300 performances of ANNIE (some with Broadway’s original red-head, Andrea McArdle, and in the 2014 movie!) and can be heard on the SEUSSICAL, ANNIE: 30th Anniversary, ANNIE 2 and THE DRAGONSLAYERS cast recordings. Broadway/WBTA: LEGALLY BLONDE, THE ROYAL FAMILY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, THE AUDIENCE (starring Dame Helen Mirren), LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL (starring Audra McDonald), NBC’s PETER PAN LIVE & THE WIZ LIVE, SNL, Sesame Street and HBO’s “High Maintenance.”
Richard (Ricky) A. Vitanovec is the Founder and Executive Director of Crashbox Theatre Company. He has also been a Theatre Teacher, Director, and Designer for Talbot County Public Schools for the past 17 years. Ricky holds a B.A. in Acting, a B.A. in Directing, an M.A. in Theatre Production, and the terminal degree in Practical Theatre-- an M.F.A. in Theatre Arts. He also holds Maryland and Florida Theatre/Drama Teaching Certificates. Over the past seventeen years, Ricky has directed over 35 shows including West Side Story, Mary Poppins, Hello, Dolly!, Peter Pan, Fortinbras, Kiss Me, Kate, and Romeo and Juliet. Through Crashbox, he has been able to arrange and facilitate a variety of local performances, theatre intensives and Masterclasses, Nationally Accredited Workshops and performances at Walt Disney World, and has arranged theatrical experiences with some of theatre’s top professionals in NYC, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Orlando. Locally, Ricky has been seen on stage in Little Shop of Horrors, Heart and Music— a revue benefiting “For All Seasons” the behavioral health and rape crisis center for Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Mary Poppins, Noises Off, Annie, Cabaret, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Godspell, Rocky Horror, Live!, and Sylvia.