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.
Now the two veteran theatre educators are offering new classes for the Fall in the Musical Theatre Conservatory, a performing arts program for young performers ages 9-17.
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.
Geared toward developing the complete performer, their includes classes in acting, theatre dance, vocal technique, and song interpretation as well as stage combat, TV/commercials, and auditioning.
Classes are being offered Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, including voice and song intepretation, acting, comedy improv, and Broadway kids and teens.
Musical Theatre Conservatory is still registering students for classes that begin next week. Classes will be at the Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange.
For more information call (973) 868-6259 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.