MUSICAL THEATER VOCAL BOOTCAMP
“Singing With Style”
Young singers and actors will join a vocal instructor, along with acting coaches and choreographers from Acting for Young People, for a week of musical theater skill building! Students will focus on vocal technique, choreography, and acting as they celebrate the tradition of Broadway and popular music. The program will culminate in a lively presentation in Mason’s professional Harris Theatre.
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Ages: 7 – 14
Dates: July 17 – 21, 2017
Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Mon-Fri)
Location: Mason Fairfax Campus, Harris Theatre
Aftercare is available until 6:00 pm for $90/week.
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Director/ Vocal Instructor: Emi Eiting
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Read about Ms. Eiting
For the last 7 years Emi Eiting has been a high school choral director in Fairfax County, Virginia. She led 4 choirs, taught Music History and directed the school musical each year. Before her career in education, she had many years of fun in the theatre. She worked consistently as an actor, music director, pianist, and stage manager at a number of regional theatres around the country, spent some time singing on a cruise ship, and toured the country with a familiar children’s show before moving to Boston. In Boston she found a theatrical home with Speakeasy Stage Company with whom she worked on a number of shows including Songs for a New World, The Wild Party (LaChiusa), and Saturday Night. Emi has performed her solo cabaret show- ‘Standing in the Middle of the Road’ with Speakeasy Stage (Boston) and at Danny’s Skylight Room (New York). She has worked in New York with composers Jason Robert Brown, Lance Horne, Brian Lowdermilk and Scott Evan Davis. In November 2016 Emi performed as a solo artist at the Kennedy Center on a concert featuring the music of Scott Evan Davis. She left public education in 2016 to be a stay at home mother, but remains active as a freelance pianist, adjudicator, conductor, vocal coach and director. Emi holds a Bachelors degree in Music Education from George Mason University. She has additional training in Musical Theatre from Interlochen Arts Program in Traverse City, MI.
Acting/ Choreography Coach: Hayley Dandreaux
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Hayley Dandreaux received her with a BFA in Theater with a concentration in Performance and Directing from George Mason University’s School of Theater, where she directed The Fantasticks and appeared in numerous productions, including ThreePenny Opera and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Hayley has taught with Acting for Young People for the past two years, working in the after school, showcase and summer programs. She is pleased to return to Boot Camp for her second year!
Acting/ Choreography Coach: Angelica Miguel
Read about Ms. Miguel
Angelica Miguel is a Junior at George Mason University, majoring in Theater with a concentration in Performance and Directing. She has taught with Acting for Young People since 2016. At Mason, she has appeared in ThreePenny Opera and The Crucible, and performs with the Mason Cabaret. She will direct a production of 35mm in Spring 2018.
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- All students will receive a Welcome Letter via email at least 1 week before the program starts with all necessary details including drop off, pick up, what to bring, etc. Feel free to call the Academy office with questions at 703-993-9889.
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