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Bring It To Broadway

Bring It To Broadway: Brush Up Your Broadway!

July 24-29, 2017

Shannon O’Bryan and Nick Dalton

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Ages: 9-18
Price: $400
(Early Bird Pricing Until May 1st)

$450 for registration received after May 1st

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Deadline for Registration and Audition Video Submission or Participation in LIVE Audition: June 8, 2017NOTE: All who register will be admitted, however, audition is required.

Camp Description

Join Broadway stars Shannon O’Bryan (Follies, 42nd Street, On the Town) and Nick Dalton (Hair, Legally Blonde, Hairspray) for a week-long experience in learning scenes, solos, ensembles, and choreography from a large variety of musicals that will challenge and enrich the development of a young artist!

This Year’s GOAL: The numbers chosen for performers will be focusing on the process of truly polishing and creating finished pieces. More Quality over Quantity.

ADDED THIS YEAR: During the camp, instructors will save a special time for self reflection and attention techniques in reference to auditioning, rehearsing, and general well being.

This week ends in a final performance for the public. No dance experience necessary, but special classes will be offered for dancers and singers. Even if you are not a dancer, you will have a chance to move! Private lessons with artists available as well.

Daily Schedule

SUNDAY, JULY 23

Time Information
4:00-6:00 pm Meet the Artists and Orientation

JULY 24 – 28

Time Information
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Camp Begins and Track Rehearsals start with Shannon and Nick
12:00-12:30pm Lunch
12:30-1:15 pm Release and Reflection Activity (varies on each day)
1.15-2:15 pm Break Out Group Scene Rehearsal
2:15-3:15 pm Break Out Group Scene Rehearsal
3:15-4:00 pm Break Out Group Scene Rehearsal and Full Cast Focus
4:00-6:00 pm Optional Classes (TBA)

JULY 29: AT THE ART UNDERGROUND THEATRE

Time Information
10:00-12:00 pm Final Track Scene and performance Rehearsal
12:00-12:30 pm Lunch
12:30-2:30 pm Final Group Rehearsal
3:00-4:00 pm Performance
Optional Elective Classes:
4:00 – 6:00pm
(Separate rates apply)
Required Live Audition Day: Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:00 – 8:30pm
(dance, voice, and monologue presentations)
Final Performance:
Saturday, July 29, 3:00pm
Audition Requirements:
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Bring it to Broadway:COLLEGE/ADULT PRIVATE WORKSHOPS

Class Description

Bring it to Broadway knows that Adults want to perform too! Justin Greer and Wendy Rosoff will be available for private workshops and coachings throughout the week of July 25-July 29.

Please contact Dana Vachharajani if interested

Workshops and Prices soon to come!

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Justin Greer will be joining Dana V Music for Bring It To Broadway

More About SHANNON O’BRYAN


SHANNON O’BRYAN

is SUPER excited to be back with the Dana V music team and Bring it to Broadway. Shannon has been a teaching artist and a part of the Broadway performing community for the past 15 years and a Meditation Teacher, Ayurvedic Practitioner, and Marma Therapist for the past 5 years. Shannon was found performing in the Broadway productions of 42nd Street and White Christmas. She has performed in 10 Off-Broadway productions including Follies, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, On The Town, and Face the Music. She was Peggy Sawyer in the 1st National Tour of 42nd Street and Judy Haynes in the 1st National Tour of White Christmas Some other credits include Sandy Dumbrowski in Grease, Tiger Lily in Peter Pan, Dainty June in Gypsy, Leslie Caron and Mimi in American in Paris, Kathy Seldon in Singin in the Rain, and Ivy Smith in On the Town.

Most recently, Shannon has become a new mother to her beautiful baby boy, Indigo. She is happily married to her amazing partner in all things love and jazz hands, Nick Dalton. And, they are so excited to announce the launch of their new company, HEART WITHOUT BORDERS focusing on classes and events in the self-healing and arts worlds and community engagement projects. They are currently making their home in Sonoma, CA where they have performed with and built the Education Program for the Transcendence Theatre Company

NICK DALTON

is an Interdisciplinary Artist, Teacher, and REIKI Master who has worked in multiple art forms all over the globe with emphasis in strengths-based learning and Arts Integration..

As a performer, he has helped develop over 50 musicals and plays. Some highlights include Hair (European Tour), Legally Blonde: The Musical (First National Tour), Hairspray (Original Las Vegas Cast), And The Curtain Rises (Signature Theatre Company),The Three Musketeers (North Shore), Fiddler On The Roof (Walnut Street Theatre), a re-occuring role on All My Children, the host of Zoo Sounds on ABC, and the face of DirecTV bills nationwide.

As a writer, Nick created the TV Pilot GLORYus, co-created and directed the ongoing series Saturday Morning Cartoons: LIVE in New York, and has been Script Doctor of the musical Basquiat as well as the musical Roofless in the NYMF (both under the helm of Paul Stancato). He also specializes in facilitating Devised Theatre, which he has done for The Kennedy Center at colleges across the nation as well as colleges and teacher trainings in India.

His play with music, titled Edisson’s Giant, received an Artist Residency at Space At Ryder Farm along with cellist Brent Arnold (Ghost Quartet, The Great Comet Of 1812) and Jeff Thacher (Vocal Percussionist of Rockapella). It was also a finalist for the Sloan Grant through MTC, as well as season selection for Yale Rep and The Atlantic Theatre Company.

Nick is currently the Assistant Director of HANNA INSTITUTE, a training center at Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma, CA using Health and Wellness, Arts Therapy, and Mindfulness/Meditation to infuse Trauma Informed Care. He is also currently pursuing his M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts at Goddard College. www.nickdalton.org



NICK DALTON will be joining Dana V Music for Bring It To Broadway

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were connected by mutual friends and were teamed up in India teaching for the American non-profit ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) and the Indian non-profit, TEACH FOR INDIA. Nick was in India for a 2 year stint as Director/Choreographer of the World Premiere musical MAYA, a tour starring 30 slum children from Teach For India in collaboration with the non-profit ASTEP. He co-wrote the book with Broadway’s David Goldsmith (MOTOWN THE MUSICAL) and co-designed the costumes/masks with animator Simi Nallaseth (ICE AGE), as well as composed music alongside multiple Broadway composers including Georgia Stitt, Lynn Shankel, James Sasser, Tim Rosser, and more. Shannon joined him on this journey to help with choreography, implementing the values based curriculum with the children, and in putting the show up.

Their dual teaching Projects include, but are not limited to:

MAYA The Musical, TEACH FOR INDIA (TFI), MUMBAI, INDIA

A Values Based musical that toured the country. Nick did everything for the creation of this project. Shannon’s main role with this project was to implement a developing arts and values based program in Mumbai with a set of 30 children to help expand the programming to new cities. All 60 children involved in this show went on a journey improving their English language learning (the show was in English) and participating in several service projects to spread their light and newfound knowledge with their communities. The children learned mindfulness and also assisted us in teaching in other classrooms in the arts, values, mindfulness, and yoga exercises.

100 ARTISTS PROJECT, TEACH FOR INDIA (TFI), PUNE, INDIA

They spent 3 months in the classrooms of 4th-8th graders in multiple schools teaching arts integration through a 12-week Arts, Values, Wellness, and Service based program they developed called The heART of Happiness. We explored meditation, service, values, music, dance, yoga, visual arts, story-telling, theatre, language, and voice and speech. Nick and Shannon also worked hand-in-hand with the teachers in each of these schools to train them in bringing arts integration into their classrooms in the future.

SUNRISE COMMUNITY CENTER, PUNE, INDIA

The Implementation of ARTS AND VALUES based programming with over 100 Pre-K – 10th graders (6 days a week) and the training of teachers on how to bring Arts integration into their classrooms.

MANAV SADHNA, AHMEDABAD, INDIA

They assisted in the development and stage-management of a values based musical for Manav Sadhna, PREM NO PARIVAR, in an effort to tell the stories of the 9 different slum communities this non-profit serves. They shared their programming with the National Gandhi Ashram and Manav Sadhna who then renovated the first Montessori School in India to begin using The heART of Happiness and other arts and values based curriculum they have developed.

TRANSCENDENCE YOUTH PROGRAM

Nick and Shannon worked together with Transcendence Theatre Company in Sonoma, CA to create a 10-week after-school program to help children discover how to be the best versions of themselves through explorations in Visual and Performing Arts. They implemented a 1st – 3rd grade and 5th – 8th grade program. Both programs were a huge success and were offered to students of low-income families free of charge.

Audition Requirements

*This year, the show will be cast ahead of music distribution. Teachers will decide on a specific track (Singing, Acting, Dancing or some of each) for you based on audition and how you fill out your application.

Please save the date:
Live Audition Day at Dana V. Music will be June 8, 2017 from 4:00-8:30 p.m.

On this day, students will be scheduled for live auditions and will be asked to present:

1) 32 Measures of an MT (musical theatre) piece of your choice. Please pick a piece that speaks to you and shows you at your best. You are asked to have an intro and chorus of the song to give an idea of the piece. It should be a piece that you feel shows your vocal ability, but also make sure it is a song that you feel comfortable singing and that you know well. Please don’t stress!

If you are not sure and would like to run some song titles by me or you need suggestions, please feel free to email with questions: (danav@danavmusic.com).

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2) A monologue or excerpt of your choice. Under a minute long, please OR 32 Measure of another MT song that is contrasting to you first.

NEW DANCE TRACK: If you want to be considered for a Dance track as well, please add to your submission or live audition with Singing and Monologue:
Students are asked to dance to up to 32 bars or a minute of music in the style that they feel most shows their ability. If you are sending a video, please introduce yourself, your piece, years of study on each dance style and then play your music! If you are coming to a live audition, please bring a CD or iTunes, iPhone with music. (For Dance Only)

Please be prepared with:
Option #1
32 Measures of an MT Piece
32 Measures of a contrasting MT Piece
Dance Optional (See Dance Track above)

OR

Option #2
32 Measures of an MT Piece
A monologue or excerpt of your choice (Under a minute, please)
Dance Optional (See Dance Track above)

Please make sure that the second piece CONTRASTS the mood, tempo and character of your song piece. The monologue does not have to be from a play. There are many monologues that you can download online or find in compilation books.

We have many samples in the studio if you would like to read and choose some ahead of time.

IMPORTANT: Please notify office if you are unable to attend the Live Audition Day (June 8, 2017).
You will be asked to submit a video of your audition by June 1st. If you would like assistance from Dana V. Music to film, we are happy to help. Please send video submissions to: info@danavmusic.com and Title email: Bring it to Broadway Audition: (List student Name) MP4, Youtube links, etc. are all accepted!

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