STAGE DI CANTO E RECITAZIONE
Per sancire il gemellaggio con Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre, il corso di laurea in Musical Theatre dell’Università dell’Oklahoma, il docente Shawn Churchman terrà dal 4 al 7 Giugno presso “MTS” – MUSICAL! THE SCHOOL a Milano, uno stage d’interpretazione nel canto e recitazione. Lo stage vedrà la partecipazione degli allievi “MTS” e di sette studenti dell’University of Oklahoma che verranno per studiare insieme ai nostri ragazzi. Per festeggiare l’eccezionalità dell’evento, lo stage sarà aperto anche ai diplomati “MTS” e a tutti gli studenti di musical.
Si lavorerà in lingua inglese affrontando canzoni tratte da musical vari e lavorando su scene tratte dal musical Light in the Piazza.
4 – 7 GIUGNO 2014
4 GIUGNO: dalle 9 alle 13
5 GIUGNO: dalle 11 alle 15
6 GIUGNO: dalle 10,30 alle 13 e dalle 13,30 alle 15
7 GIUGNO: dalle 9 alle 13
Posti limitati. Iscrizioni via mail scrivendo a firstname.lastname@example.org o telefonando al numero 3317902040 operativo dal lunedì al sabato dalle 9 alle 13.
– DIPLOMATI “MTS” € 100 + TESSERA ASSOCIATIVA
– COLLEGE AVIAMENTO AL MUSICAL! € 120 + TESSERA ASSOCIATIVA
– ESTERNI € 130 + TESSERA ASSOCIATIVA
In six short years, Shawn has students performing on Broadway in Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Evita (w/Ricky Martin), Cinderella, and Bullets Over Broadway; as well as in Europe in Dirty Dancing, Sister Act, Legally Blonde, and Rocky: The Musical; and countless others in regional theatres and National tours all over the country.
Shawn Churchman has dedicated the last 30 years to the craft of musical theatre. An award-winning director and performer, educator, and author, his interests are as varied as the art form itself.
A graduate of Oklahoma City University with a degree in vocal performance, Shawn began as an actor and singer appearing in over 80 musicals and plays, as well as appearing as a soloist at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. As a cast member of one of the first companies of Forever Plaid, Shawn embarked on a directorial career at the helm of numerous companies of Plaid. Since then, he has directed new works in New York’s famous NYMF Festival, the NY Fringe Festival, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Soho Rep, and York Theatre Company; as well as classics in regional theatre, summer stock, and opera companies around the country.
For Stamford Theatre Works in Connecticut, he co-created (with arranger David Bishop), the Great American Composer Series, a series of retrospectives/revues honoring America’s classic songwriters. They are performed in regional theatres all over the country.
Also as a writer, he wrote the libretto for Storyville, a 2004 Eugene O’Neill Music Theatre Conference participant. Commissioned by the Connecticut Opera, he has completed the libretto for a family opera entitled Twice Upon a Birthday with composer Frank Schiro, and is currently librettist for a new musical Pryor Rendering, also with Mr. Schiro. Shawn also served as co-developer with Mr. Schiro on The Happy Prince, which debuted at the NYMF Festival.
Shawn is in his sixth year as Asst. Professor of Musical Theatre at the University of Oklahoma’s renowned Weitzenhofer Department of Musical Theatre. He teaches Acting for Musical Theatre, Scene Study, History of American Musical Theatre and Song Study. For OU, he has directed How to Succeed in Business…, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Rent (Best of OKC, Oklahoma Gazette), Sunday in the Park with George, Avenue Q (Best of OKC, Oklahoma Gazette), and Carousel.
He is a member of the Society of Directors and Choreographers, Actors Equity, and the Dramatist Guild. He also serves as an Associate Artist and Board Member of Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (City Rep) a 2013 recipient of the American Theatre Wing award for emerging theaters.