Under the direction of Brenda Gorlick and Kayla Gordon, Winnipeg Studio Theatre Co-directors – this multi-session program evolved when Covid-19 struck and theatres were forced to shut down, along with all live training opportunities. Featuring top musical theatre artists from Manitoba who now perform and create for the world stage, the program focuses on virtual training for theatre and film arts. The program was recognized by the province of Manitoba and received a Safe at Home Manitoba grant in 2021.
The Masterclass faculty includes artists Andrea Macasaet – newly-minted Broadway star of Six the Musical, Nyk Bielak – Lead performer in the Australian company of Book of Mormon, current Associate Artistic Director of Shaw Festival – Kimberley Rampersad, Mary Antonini, Jaz Sealey and Alexandra Frohlinger of Broadway shows – The Prom, Aladdin and Hello Dolly respectively, stage and screen actor – Markian Tarasiuk, Music Director at Sheridan College – Joseph Tritt, Joshua LeClair, fresh from the Matilda world tour, Kathleen Moore from the “Oz” company of Come From Away, Samantha Jeanne Hill of Broadway’s Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera, seasoned veteran of Broadway, Vegas and Guthrie stages – Andrea Mislan, Alyx Andrushuk, Dancer/Choreographer featured on The Masked Singer and Dancer, prolific performer and choreographer, Josh Assor from Broadway’s Newsies and Mary Poppins, expert theatrical make-up artist Jean- Marc Lafond and Mime arts specialists Joanna Hawkins and Shannon Guile. Director/Choreographer Brenda Gorlick, master teacher in All Access Dance rounds out the roster.
Brenda Gorlick, who created this project articulates: “Winnipeg Studio Theatre is offering an incredible interactive experience in a digitalized setting for all ages, which has never been done before. The quality of the ‘Made in Manitoba’ faculty is stellar, and we are so proud and excited to have them leading workshops spanning all areas of theatre training”.
Learn from our Made-in-Manitoba acclaimed professionals about their personal journey in Manitoba and beyond. “IF YOU WANT TO BE THE BEST — LEARN FROM THE BEST”!
Register now: http://www.winnipegstudiotheatre.com/workshops