Music Theatre Academy


This three-week professional training program is designed for classically-trained singers who want to hone their skills in acting, dance and belt/mix vocalization.

Successful applicants will attend classes Monday through Friday in acting improvisation and text, Alexander Technique, Feldenkreis and appropriate dance styles.  Regular lessons, coachings and master classes with crossover voice teachers will develop healthy belt/mix techniques.

Faculty:  Amanda Brunk, Voice; Michael Donovan, Voice; Martha Farrell, Acting; Rachel Crowther, Dance, Kimberley Barber, Body Mapping; Jason White, Collaborative Pianist.

Voice Clinicians: Marnie Kersten; James McLean; Daniel Lichti; and Marianne Bindig

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 Audition information: One song in musical theatre style is required.  You will be contacted for an audition time after registration.  Digital audition submission may be accepted upon request. Limited spots are available. Successful applicants will be notified by email.

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 The Music Theatre Academy will take place at Wilfrid Laurier Faculty of Music, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo, ON., with performances at The Jazz Room in Waterloo.

 Audition date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music, A224 (John Aird Building), 75 University Ave. West, Waterloo, ON.

 Auditions will be booked after registration has been received.  Late registrations will be accepted by digital audition.


Term Description: 

May 8 - 26, 2017, 9 am to 4 pm

Cost: $950.  $980 if paying by credit card. 


Repeats every week until Fri May 26 2017 .
8 May 2017 - 9:00am to 12 May 2017 - 4:00pm
15 May 2017 - 9:00am to 19 May 2017 - 4:00pm
22 May 2017 - 9:00am to 26 May 2017 - 4:00pm
$950 (due upon acceptance) ($980 if credit card payment)
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Music
75 University Ave.
Phone: 519 578-3640