Musical Theatre Crash Course
Calling all Musical Theatre Enthusiasts!Durban Actors Studio in partnership with Luminous are excited to announce a one-day-only Musical Theatre Crash Course for young performers under the guidance of songstress extraordinaire, Samantha Landers!
Participants will receive a practical, hands-on approach to learning the art and style of the Musical Theatre genre. They will be given the tools to approach this style mentally, physically, and vocally. We will explore the delivery of the various elements of musical theatre, while working through practical tools for application.
This is a fun, inter-active look at a diverse and exciting style of music!
What you will gain from the Crash Course:
– Understand what is meant by the term Musical Theatre and all it entails
– Work on Breathing and Vocal Techniques to help improve your sound quality
– Explore Diction and Articulation in story telling
– Gain Confidence in your physical presence on stage
– Understand Characterisation when applied to a song
– Learn how to do an effective warm up for achieving optimum results
Musical Theatre Crash Course Details
- Date: 23 March 2019
- Time: 13h00 – 17h00
- Fee: R650 per student
- Age: 9 – 15
- Payment is due upon registration, to confirm your child’s place
About the Facilitator:
This Durban-based artist loves the stage, appearing in several shows in and around KZN. Samantha is a solo performer and a member of the all-female singing group MitzyGeorge, she has also participated in The Voice, South Africa in 2017.
With years of studying in both music and academics, Samantha works as a vocal trainer in Hillcrest. She has pursued her career in music and has appeared in a number of vocal shows such as ‘Carnival Time’, ‘Sing It, Sista’, ‘Shaken, Not Stirred’, ‘Poetry In Music’, ‘The Fleetwood Mac Story’, and, more recently, the highly acclaimed ‘That’s Life’. She performs at many corporate events and has been seen in extravaganzas like ‘Night of a Hundred Stars’ and ‘Dolphins By Starlight’. Her live performances include the Vodacom Durban July, The Mr. Price Pro, Mrs Universe 2017, several year-end functions, awards evenings, and awareness events for associations like The Sunflower Fund and CANSA. She also appeared in the BRICS conference in Russia.
Samantha spent time training in Sweden with world-renowned vocal coach to the stars, Seth Riggs. She has also spent time training with New York based vocal coach Jeff Alani Stanfill.