Space is limited, reserve your spot today!
Acton-Boxborough Friends of Drama is delighted to sponsor a variety of workshops to keep us learning and creating during this time. These free workshops are open to the public, but space is limited so be sure you are available before reserving your spot to avoid no-show charges.
Stress Relief/Relaxation for Auditions with David Josefsberg - January 13 7:00pm
Join David Josefsberg, a Broadway veteran known for his gut-busting performances as Adam in Beetlejuice and Ogie in Waitress. In this one-of-a-kind, one-hour event, David will teach you techniques, including breath work, to help calm the body and mind before any audition. This workshop will take place on Zoom and is expected to last for approximately 1 hour.
Hair and Makeup and Costume Design with Destinee Steele and Costume Designer TBA- January 20 7:00pm
Learn from professional designers how to approach and execute the production design concept, learning tricks of the trade from experienced designers! Destinee Steele has been traveling the United States with The Sound of Music and Waitress as the Wig and Makeup Supervisor. This 90-minute session will feature a Q&A with the artists.
Hamilton Dance with Karla Garcia - January 24 7:00pm
Join Hamilton cast member, Karla Garcia, to learn a dance combination from the show! Karla made history as the first Filipina cast member in any company of Hamilton. She will have you up and moving, stretching your dance chops, and you will have a chance to ask Karla questions during this virtual workshop. All you need is a space to swing your arms and a thirst for fun! This workshop is expected to last for approximately 1 hour.
Sound and Lighting Design with Christina Watanabe and Sound Designer TBA- January 31 7:00pm
Learn from professional designers how to approach and execute the production design concept, learning tricks of the trade from experienced designers! Christina Watanabe is a lighting designer who designed over 150 professional shows, including shows at NYC’s Lincoln Center, The Public, WP Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Brown/Trinity Rep.This 90-minute session will feature a Q&A with the artists.
Scene to Song with Michael Graceffa- February 10 7:00pm
Join Michael Graceffa, Broadway performer in Aladdin, to learn the scene, transition, song technique to give this powerful moment meaning and emphasis, evoking the full power of the character’s emotions. Why at this moment does the actor start singing? What can be done to make this a powerful ‘believable’ transition and how we can achieve that? This workshop is expected to last 90 minutes.