Crowne Plaza Cleveland Airport
7230 Engle., Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Phone: (440) 243-4040
Mention BW for special rates
Transportation- to and from Hopkins Airport, complimentary
Transportation- to BW, complimentary
Distance from campus: 1.3 miles
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, October 12th
10:00AM-11:30PM CONTEMPORARY SONG MASTER CLASS with Vicky, plus Q&A
(Lunch on your own)
1:00PM - 2:00PM CAMPUS TOUR with current musical theatre student
2:30PM-3:30PM DANCE WORKSHOP with Greg
7:30PM MUSIC MAN, meet cast afterwards
Vicky Bussert is the dynamic, energetic director of the musical theatre program at Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music near Cleveland. Vicky divides her time between an active career as an award-winning free-lance director while holding her position at BW. As a professional director, her show biz connections keep her “on trend” in the world of musical theatre. She will work with students individually on performing contemporary musical theatre song rep. Her direct, honest evaluation of student technique and styling is always profoundly valuable. Students find her inspiring and a true joy to work with.
Bussert’s BW colleague and associate professor, Gregory Daniels, will lead a musical theatre styled dance combo in a workshop format. As a professional dancer and choreographer, Greg has performed in regional theaters from coast to coast and in national tours of Broadway shows. Greg conducts the dance portion of the BW Musical theatre audition and is known for making it fun while demanding the best from each student.
Bring a contemporary song from musical theatre or contemporary popular music. 32 bar cut with sheet music clearly marked. An accompanist will be provided. Bring dance attire, and jazz shoes for the dance workshop Dress comfortably for the campus tour & song class. Bring 2 headshots and resumes, stapled.
Participants are invited to attend the Saturday night production of Music Man, directed by Vicky, and meet the cast afterwards. Tickets are available for purchase in April from the Great Lakes Theater Box Office at the Hanna Theatre downtown. Call 216-241-6000
Parents are encouraged to observe both classes, take the campus tour and see the show
WEEKEND PARTICIPATION FEE, $450 PER STUDENT REGISTRANT (INCLUDES ONE PARENT)
Participation fee covers:
Song Master Class
Info session with Vicky
Meeting with Music Man cast after the show
Small class size and enrollment is limited.
You will get an email before the class with more details and any last minute updates.
No refunds, non transferable