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Members of the cast of Next To Normal will work with students on how to audition with a cold reading, great audition strategies and what kind of behaviors to avoid! If you like, you may bring an acting resume or headshot and receive professional feedback (optional).
Thursday, May 16, 4:00-5:30
Metropolitan Arts Center Studio A, 126 N Main Street, Dayton, next to the Victoria Theatre
Enter through the Victoria Theatre doors
FREE! Sponsored by our friends at the Victoria Theatre Association. Chase Broadway Master Classes are presented with generous support from JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
Click here to register for the free Next To Normal Acting Workshop – WORKSHOP IS FULL!
Chim-chiminey, chim-chim-cheroo, the Mary Poppins cast is coming to dance with you…
In this free master class, members of the cast of Mary Poppins will teach a portion of a an actual dance number from the hit Broadway show! Participants will dance for an hour and then have time for Q&A with the cast.
You certainly don’t have to be a “dancer” to attend, but attendees should have some sort of dance experience (in a school show, etc). Wear clothing appropriate to dance in (you don’t have to have “dance clothes”, but you must be able to move freely and not overheat).
Muse Machine members grades 12-7 may register by clicking the link below. There is a super short online registration and then a photo form to print out and bring with you.
The workshop is free and sponsored by our friends at the Victoria Theatre Association!
THURSDAY, APRIL 18 • 4:00-6:30PM
METROPOLITAN ARTS CENTER STUDIO A (Next to the Victoria Theatre)
Click here to register for the Mary Poppins Dance Workshop! WORKSHOP FILLED
This is a fantastic opportunity for Muse Machine student members who are visual artists and currently in grade 11.
The Muse Machine Lorenzo Bassani Visual Art Scholarship sends one student to the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Summer Session in Colorado Springs, tuition and travel paid! The two-week program includes intense, college-level drawing and painting classes taught by artists-in-residence in a group studio setting. Sessions about careers in art, development of a portfolio and more will also be included. Students will also enjoy trips to draw and paint in the mountains, visit museums, Pikes Peak and more!
Students simply submit 6-10 images of their work – complete details can be found and downloaded online along with the simple application form. A special extended deadline for Muse students has been set for April 19!
Join us for an altogether ooky acting masterclass with cast members from The Addams Family!
Thursday, March 7, 4:00-5:30
Metropolitan Arts Center Studio A (126 N Main Street, Dayton, next to the Victoria Theatre)
This is a free acting master class, open to high school and college students. Those attending should have prior experience acting and be prepared for acting instruction and techniques followed by Q&A with cast members from The Addams Family.
Sponsored by our friends at the Victoria Theatre Association! The Chase Broadway Master Classes are presented with generous support from JP Morgan Chase Foundation.
See the award-winning War Horse live on stage featuring the amazing horses of South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company! Special Muse package includes ticket to War Horse at the Aronoff Center in Cinicinnati, transportation and snack all for only $45! Registration open to high school and middle school Muse Machine members, their parents, Muse Advisors, plus current and former Muse Board Members.
Tuesday, March 26 • Bus departs Metropolitan Arts Center (126 N Main St, Dayton) at 6:00pm
Join vivacious starlet Angela Ingersoll from The Second City: Hollywood, Upright Citizens Brigade, The Groundlings, Funny or Die, College Humor and stages across the country! Angela will put your acting and comedy chops to the test with improvisation activities designed to hone your powers of observation and unleash your unique points of view. Learn tools to generate your own material or simply strengthen your connection to existing work! An award-winning actress, Angela will also chat about her experiences in the business. Visit Angela at angelaingersoll.com. The Making Funny workshop is free to high school and middle school Muse Machine members!
Tuesday, October 23, 4:30-6:30pm • Muse Studio (126 N Main St, next to the Victoria Theatre)
Join Dayton Art Institute, Zoot Theatre Company and Muse Machine for a special Hobbit-themed evening! Our Middle Earth party will include mask-making with Zoot and an Unexpected Journey Tour with snacks and treasures! Middle school students sign up through their Muse Machine advisors (download registration form below).
Thursday, October 25, 4:00-6:00pm • Dayton Art Institute • Fee $11
Fred Garbo has traveled the globe as a world-class juggler and tumbler, starred on Broadway and on television, including recurring appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and Sesame Street (as Barkley the Dog!). He continues his national tours with his Inflatable Theatre Company and he’ll stop in Dayton for a performance at the Victoria Theatre and for this free workshop for high school and middle school Muse Machine members! In this very physical workshop, Fred will demonstrate some aspects of physical comedy for the stage as well as a bit of stage combat!
Friday, November 2, 4:30-6:00pm • Muse Studio (126 N Main St, Dayton, next to the Victoria Theatre)
Learn the dance steps from a big Broadway number with the stars of the national touring company of White Christmas! This dance masterclass is free for all Muse Machine high school and middle school members. This masterclass is presented by our friends at the Victoria Theatre Association!
Thursday, November 29, 4:00-5:30 • Metropolitan Arts Center (126 N Main St, Dayton, next to the Victoria Theatre)