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As part of the 1st Annual SLOLT Short Play Festival, we are offering a few special Master Classes at an affordable price. Check this out!


Audition Technique Master Class
Saturday, October 18th from 10 am – 12.30 pm
Cost: $40
20 Student Maximum

As Artistic director of one of Germany’s largest Broadway theatres, Corniela Drese has auditioned thousands of musical actors. Now is your opportunity to learn what makes a good audition and what you should avoid at all costs. This is a hands-on course, so bring in your favorite 1 minute monologue and 16 bars of a song with a playback accompaniment on CD, and get ready to take your next audition by storm!

Musical Theater Master Class
Saturday, October 25th from 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: $30

Explore the world of musical theatre with our international guest director/teacher, Cornelia Drese. This 2 hour workshop will consist of both lecture and interactive exercises to bring students closer to the musical art form.

Playwrighting Master Class
Sunday, October 19th from 7 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $50
20 Student Maximum

Join us and discover what goes into crafting an exciting play and/or book. This is the perfect opportunity for new playwrights to explore the world of playwrighting and experienced authors to remind themselves of what’s truly important as a storyteller. All class participants are invited to bring 5 pages of a manuscript for the feedback/discussion forum.

Meet our Master Class Teachers!
Cornelia Drese (Audition / Musical) joins us from Dresden, Germany, where she continues to enjoy a very successful career as a performer, teacher, producer and director. Her favorite roles on the German Broadway stage include : Grizabella in CATS, Eva Peron in EVITA, and Fantine in LES MISERABLES. She was also Artistic Director for the German-speaking productions of A.L.Webber’s Phantom of the Opera and Mamma Mia / Abba. Cornelia is thrilled to join SLOLT as a festival guest director and master class teacher.

Ken Hodkinson (Playwrighting) studied Theatre and English at the University of British Columbia and holds a Doctor of Fine Arts from the playwrighting program at Yale University Drama School and at New York University. He has experience as a drama critic for CBC radio, Vancouver, and as a consultant for Paramount Pictures in London. Ken’s plays have been produced in Canada and London. In addition, his WORLDLY WISE series of school texts are used throughout the USA and Canada.

To register, call 781-3889 x10. Spaces will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis. SLOLT accepts Visa, MasterCard, Amex and Discover, as well as personal checks and cash.

The 1st Annual Short Play Festival runs from October 17 – 26, 2008.

SHOWTIMES: Friday / Saturday at 8 pm & Saturday/Sunday at 2 pm.
Tickets are $15.

CLICK HERE to reserve your tickets today!