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This event is only open to SAG-AFTRA members in good standing.

Jan. 09, 2019 - 6 PM to 8 PM PST


When: 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9

Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza
James Cagney Board Room- Lobby Level
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated. 

This workshop is perfect for singers auditioning for musical theatre roles or musical film projects. Attendees will learn how to get inside the truth and acting of your song, create a "scene" from your solo and feel connected and specific when singing. You will also aquire great tips on how to handle the musical audition room from the from the pianist, to focal points, and great tips for wonderful vocal production. These are topics we will cover:

1. How to really personalize the song and make it come to life as a fully developed scene in the room

  • Monologue-ing and dialogue-ing your song
  • How to keep the obstacles going during your song
  • Learning how to paint the words so you are living in your full self expression while singing

2. How to create the smoothest possible time in the audition room

  • The Introduction
  • Laying out music for the pianist
  • Talking to the pianist for tempo and how to fix tempo problems mid audition
  • The use of the breath and overcoming nerves, also how to correct vocal challenges and how not blow out your voice while practicing for an audition
  • Using smart points of focus during your song
  • Understanding how to embody the sound/style of different genres: Legit, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Country. This will be addressed depending on the songs the singers bring in to sing.

You must RSVP to attend. Spaces are limited.

Questions? (323) 634-8277

This workshop is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing. Unfortunately, no guests allowed. All performers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. SAG-AFTRA members, PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD OR DIGITAL CARD ON YOUR APP (paid through April 30, 2019) FOR ADMITTANCE. This workshop is not intended to imply an endorsement of any individual or company by SAG-AFTRA. The information provided through the workshop is given for informational purposes and may not be a suitable substitute for the advice of other industry professionals. You should always use good judgment in these matters and should not act or refrain from acting based solely on information provided through the workshop.

This event is only open to SAG-AFTRA members in good standing.

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