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Livingston's Future Stars Learn to Light Up the Stage this Summer

Musical Theatre Conservatory is holding auditions for its summer program. Check out the Livingston kids in the photos!

What
 do
 Natalie
 Portman,
 Jamie
 Lynn
 Sigler
 (Sopranos),
 Michael
 Pitt 
(Boardwalk
 Empire), 
and 
Brandon
 Uranowitz 
(Baby
 It’s
 You)
 all
 have
 in
 common?

Each
 trained
 
in
 the
 performing
 arts
 with
 either
 Randy
 Kravitz
 Elman
 or
 Mary
 Brienza
 when
 they 
were 
kids. 

This summer, a new generation of aspiring actors has the opportunity to study with these teachers at the Musical Theatre Conservatory.

Summer programs will be July 1-July 20. Geared
 toward
 developing
 the
 complete
 performer,
 the
 programs
 includes
 classes
 in
 acting,
 theatre
 dance,
 vocal
 technique,
 and
 song
 interpretation 
as 
well
 as 
stage combat,
 TV/commercials, 
voice overs and 
auditioning.

The
 Musical
 Theatre
 Conservatory, now in its third season, is
 offering
 Broadway
 Boot
 Camp (ages 8-17),
 Stage
 Door
 Kids ( ages 5-7 )
, and a Performing Theatre Workshop.

The students meet and train with professionals who are currently in the television, Broadway and film industries. Recent guest artists from Broadway shows have included Dwayne Clark (Spiderman, In the Heights, Smokey Joe's Café), Steven Beckler (Beauty and the Beast, The Producers). Classes are small and each student is given solo performance opportunities.

Elman
 served
 for
 25
 years
 as
 artistic
 director
 for
 Performers
 Theatre
 Workshop,
 a
 performing
 arts
 training
 program
 for
 young
 people.
 Brienza
 has
 held
 faculty
 positions
 at
 American
 Theatre 
Dance 
Workshop 
and
 Broadway
 Dance 
Center 
and
 is
 currently
 teaching
 at
 New
 York
 City’s
 High
 School
 for
 the
 Performing 
Arts.

“Summertime
 is
 a
 great
 time
 to
 try
 new
 things,” Elman said.
 “If
 
you’re
 a
 singer
 who’d
 like
 to
 try 
a
 dance 
class,
 or 
a
 dancer
 who’d
 like 
to 
try
 an 
acting
 class, 
why
 not 
try
 it
 during
 the
 summer
 without
 the
 pressures
 of
 school
 and
 other
 extra‐ curricular 
commitments.”

Musical
 Theatre
 Conservatory
 offers
 partial
 scholarships
 to
 students
. Scholarships auditions
 are
 offered
 by
 appointment.
 Spaces are limited. To schedule, call (973) 868-6259. Learn more @ musicaltheatreconservatory.com.

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