Lied Center Triple Threat Broadway Intensive

Lied Center Triple Threat Broadway Intensive

LIED CENTER TRIPLE THREAT BROADWAY INTENSIVE

Join us for the first annual Lied Center Triple Threat Broadway Intensive, June 4-6, 2019! Start your summer off with a transformative experience at the Lied Center. Over the course of 3 days students will work directly with experienced Broadway artists in a variety of innovative classes. Those students interested in taking their craft to the next level will get a chance to build their skills in the areas of singing, dancing, and acting. Previous musical theater experience is necessary. 

For students entering grades 9 through first year of college, fall 2019.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!!!! THIS INTENSIVE IS FULL!

 Please email Sasha Dobson at sdobson3@unl.edu to be placed on a waitlist!

Within 5 business days of application submission,  participants must submit a brief video performing either a cut or full musical theatre song.  Please submit this video by attaching it to an email or sending a link for viewing or downloading. FIles or links should be sent to Sasha Dobson at sdobson3@unl.edu

Within 5 days of submitting your video, you will receive an email indicating whether or not you have been accepted into the Lied Center Triple Threat Broadway Intensive.

 

Tuition & Scholarships:

Tuition for this intensive is $150 per participant.

To pay tuition, please make a check out to University of Nebraska--Lincoln and mail it to the address below:

Sasha Dobson
Lied Center for Performing Arts
301 N. 12th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Please do not send tuition payment until you receive an acceptance email.

A limited number of scholarships are available and can cover up to 100% of the cost of the tuition. Scholarships are need-based and should be requested at the time of registration. Send scholarship requests to Sasha Dobson, Lied Education Coordinator, at sdobson3@unl.edu. The scholarship request should include the following:

  • Participant's name and grade level (please list grade student will be entering in the fall of 2019.
  • A statement describing why the funding is necessary.
  • Documentation illustrating the need for financial assistance. This can be a letter from LPS indicating Free and Reduced Lunch Program status or another supporting document to indicate need.

 

Requirements for Participation in the Intensive

The Lied Center Triple Threat Broadway Intensive is designed for intermediate to advanced students interested in pursuing a collegiate and/or professional career in musical theatre, and will feature workshops and classes taught by theatre artists with real Broadway experience. Professional artists will lead classes to strengthen skills in music, dance, and acting, as well as to develop more specialized skills, helpful for a career in the performing arts. Previous experience in at least two of these fields (acting, singing, dancing) is necessary.

Each participant is expected to prepare 1-2 musical theatre songs for the week to use in coaching sessions.

 

Location: 
Lied Center for Performing Arts

Featured Instructor: Jason Michael Webb

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Teaching Artists

  • Allison Macri
    Allison Macri
    Biography:

    Allison Macri is fresh off the North American Tour of The Sound of Music where she played Sister Margaretta. Most notably, she appeared in the movie-musical The Last 5 Years as Carole Ann. Regional credits include Jenny Lind, Barnum; Maria, West Side Story; Mabel, Pirates of Penzance; Fiona, Brigadoon; Marian, The Music Man; Hodel, Fiddler..; Narrator, Joseph… Allison holds a Post Masters - Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy along with a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from NYU after she received her Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance from Ithaca College. When not performing, Allison teaches voice and acting in her private studio and has previously taught at New York University and Seton Hall University, www.allisonmacri.com

  • Photo of Jason Michael Webb in a gray suit adjusting a black tie
    Jason Michael Webb
    Broadway Music Director, Arranger, and Composer
    Jason Michael Webb
    Broadway Music Director, Arranger, and Composer
    Biography:

    Featured Instructor

    Jason Michael Webb has extensive experience as a professional Musical Director, having worked on Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy (Broadway, 2019), John Doyle’s The Color Purple(Broadway, 2016 Tony-Award for Best Musical Revival, 2017 GRAMMY and Daytime Emmy Awards); Cynthia Erivo (U.S./Canada); and the Brooklyn Tabernacle (six-time Grammy Award-winning choir). He has acted as associate musical director for (Broadway): Motown: The Musical, Violet (also additional arrangements),Leap of Faith, Memphis.  Webb was the Music supervisor for Disney’sFrozen: Live at the Hyperion(Anaheim, CA; also arranger/adaptor); and Pasek & Paul’s The Greatest Showman (20th Century Fox). 

    Photo of Jason Michael Webb in a gray suit adjusting a black tie
  • Ruben Del Valle Jr.
    Ruben Del Valle Jr.
    Biography:

    Ruben Del Valle, Jr. was born and raised in NYC, but now resides in Nebraska with his wife Melissa and son Samuel.  He holds a BFA in Musical Theater from AMDA/The New School, and an MFA in Acting from The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University in NYC.   In New York, Ruben has appeared on Broadway in The Lion King as Young Simba, was featured in a Musical Theater Works benefit concert, and originated the role of Jack Scott in Disney’s stage version of High School Musical. He has also performed in numerous workshops and staged readings in NY, and went on tour with Theater Works, in a production of Freedom Train playing Harriet Tubman’s brother David.  Ruben has also worked and performed in Kentucky with Jenny Wiley theater.  He has been a theater and dance instructor to students of all ages. Most recently he was an adjunct professor at Minnesota State University Mankato in the Theater and Dance Dept.  He is now and Adjunct Professor at Nebraska Wesleyan in their Theater Dept. and teaches dance at Chase Dance in Lincoln.  He would like to thank Sasha Dobson and the Lied for this opportunity and is excited to work with the future of theater.

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