NexGen Youth Theater Audition Intensive

November 5
at 4:00pm

AUDITION TECHNIQUE

November 5th - 4:00pm - 7:00pm - Bay Street Theatre

If you have ever wondered how to make a great first impression in the audition room, then this workshop is for you! Part of the actor’s job is to audition, and here you will learn the crucial skills and mindset you will need to be successful! Each student will be coached on their selected audition material, and how to prepare and choose songs. We will explore the point of view of the casting director and creative team, and will provide cold reading tips and techniques. WHAT TO PREPARE: For Singers: Two short contrasting Musical Theatre songs; For Actors: Two short contrasting monologues. ALL AGES TUITION: $100.00

 

MAKING A RESUME

November 5th - 7:00pm - 8:00pm - Bay Street Theatre

Have you ever had to make an acting resume and didn’t know where to start? Don’t worry, this workshop will help! We will guide you through the steps of properly writing and formatting an acting resume so that you can enter an audition feeling confident. WHAT TO PREPARE: Please bring a laptop and make sure you have your credits/training handy. ALL AGES TUITION: $40.00

 

 

BETHANY DELLAPOLLA:
Bethany is an actress, teacher, director, and choreographer based in NYC and Long Island. She received her BA in Theatre Performance from SUNY New Paltz, where she was named one of the Outstanding Graduates of her class. She also graduated (with honors), from LIU with her Masters Degree in Childhood Education, and holds teaching certifications in Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, and Theatre Education. Teaching and coaching credits include: Broadway Dance Center, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, Gateway Playhouse, Pierson Middle-High School, Bay Street Theater, and TADA! Youth Theatre. She has been fortunate to direct and/or choreograph many shows for children and adults as well, such as The Little Mermaid, The Drowsy Chaperone, 101 Dalmatians, Seussical, Beauty and the Beast Jr., Godspell, The Boyfriend, Really Rosie, Willy Wonka Jr., Aladdin Jr., Shrek, 13, Fame!, Anything Goes, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan Jr., Cinderella Kids, and The World Goes 'Round. As an actress, Bethany has performed in everything from independent film, to radio and theatre. Most recently, Bethany was seen in Eco: The Musical at the New York Musical Festival, in Andromeda with the Neo-Political Cowgirls, as Mrs. Potts/Villager in Beauty and the Beast, and appeared as a specialty tap performer in a musical review featuring Kathryn Crosby and Sarah Rice. Favorite regional credits include: Love, Loss, and What I Wore (BroadwayWorld.com nomination – Best Actress in a Play), The Graduate (Elaine Robinson), Cabaret (Frenchie), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Olive Ostrovsky), Ruthless! The Musical (Lita Encore), Company (Jenny), and The Tempest (Iris/Boatswain). She is also a pro-am competitive ballroom dancer. Twitter/Instagram: @bdellapolla

 

MAGNUS TONNING:
Magnus Tonning Riise is a Norwegian/American performer and performing arts teacher, born and bred in Norway where he attended a High School of Performing Arts focusing on voice and piano. After high school he moved to London where he studied at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and graduated with a BA (Hons) in Performance Musical Theatre. During his time at Mountview he was hired as the school's Young Peoples Musical Director, making him the youngest person to hold this position at Mountview's Saturday School. He booked his first professional theater job at only 8 years old, working alongside some of the top theater professionals in Norway. After that job he continued to work as a freelance performer on stage and screen, both as a child and an adult. Some of his favorite theatrical performances were in shows like Peter Pan, Annie, Back to the 80's, The Producers, Spring Awakening, and playing the lead in the original musical Yusupov in London. As well, he has been a Teaching Artist for many years in Norway, the UK, and more recently the US working at companies like TADA! Youth Theatre, Wingspan Arts, and Broadway Bound Kids. His recent credits include BBC's Rocket's Island in the UK, Emmy winner and Oscar nominated Jim: The James Foley Story on HBO, and most recently he is starring in current television pilot Truth Slash Fiction, which won Best Comedy at SeriesFest in Denver, at itvfest in Vermont, and became the top trending topic on Twitter worldwide after the release of the trailer. You can regularly see Magnus perform in cabarets around the city alongside some of the Broadway greats and work-shopping new material from the next generation of Broadway writers.

 

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