Sunday, August 23, 2020

Virtual Main Stage ADULT 18+

PERFORMANCE
JUBILEE PODCAST THEATER Auditions TBA 
Original WORLD PREMIERE Plays Auditions TBA
18+ Participation Fee $30 


ACTING

ON-CAMERA ACTING………………………………………...................................Mon 7:30 – 8:30pm 
Looking to feel more natural and nuanced in your on-screen performances?
Join acting coach, casting director, and filmmaker Mark J. Parker for an inspiring
and insightful class on acting for the camera. Practice scene study technique
with monologues and dialogue from film & TV, and learn essential skills to
perform for the up-close and personal eye of the camera. 
Instructor Mark J. Parker
Class size 8 minimum 6 
Classes (Mon) Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23  

Tuition $200  

VOICE-OVER, NARRATION, & COMMERCIALS………………….........................Mon 3:30-4:30pm
Voice is one of the actor's most important tools, with no limits to where
your imagination can take you!  Join this unique class on voice-over
acting to create new and exciting characters with just your voice reading
scripts from commercials, film, TV show and even books!  Learn how to
incorporate quirky voices and silly sound effects into this great form of story-telling!  
Classes (Mon) Sept  Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 
Tuition $100

INTRO TO FILM MAKING ………………………...................................................Mon 4:30- 5:30pm
Got a great idea for a film? Let Mark J Parker help you tell your tale! 
From development to editing, this course in the basics of film making
will teach you all of the steps to make your own independent short
film and what to do with it when it's done.
Instructor Mark J. Parker
Class size 6 minimum 4
Classes (Mon) Sept Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 
Tuition $100

PODCASTING INTRO………………………………………….................................Mon 7:30 8:30pm 
During this insightful workshop, learn what it takes to be an effective
host and how to develop your ideas and interests in order to develop
your own podcasts and social media videos. Plus, find out what
equipment you need to get started in the exciting world of podcasting.
Instructor Mark J. Parker
Class Size 6 minimum 4
Classes (Mon) Nov 16, 23
Tuition $50 

MUSIC
READING MUSIC AN INTRO……………………………….........….......Wed AND Fri 3:30 – 4:30pm 
Reading music is an amazing asset in the world of music and musical
theater.  This introduction to basic music theory, will show you how to
recognize the musical symbols that denote pitch, key signatures, rhythms,
expressions, and more! 
Instructor George H. Croom
Class Size 8 minimum 6
Classes (Wed and Fri) Sept  23, 25, 30, Oct 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23  
Tuition $250

INTRO TO SIGHT SINGING (DO-RE-MI)…………………………..……Wed AND Fri 4:30 – 5:30pm
Learn your music and harmonies faster with this introduction to sight
singing!  Be able to look at a piece of music and know just what to sing.
For those who are already familiar with the basics of reading music
and/or music theory.  
Instructor George H. Croom
Class Size 8 minimum 6
Classes (Wed and Fri) Sept  23, 25, 30, Oct 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23   
Tuition $250

MUSICAL THEATER HISTORY…………………………………………………....Wed  5:30 – 6:30pm
Musical theater has come a long way since its start in the 1800's! 
From complex stories, mind-blowing special effects, to extraordinary
costumes, this multi-media Music Theater History course provides
a retrospective of integral musicals throughout history, and highlights
their influence on the contemporary shows that we know and love today.
Instructor George H. Croom
Class Size 8, minimum 6
Classes (Wed) Sept 23, 30, Oct 7,14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, 25  
Tuition $250

Mark J. Parker is an acting coach, casting director, filmmaker, digital content creator, podcaster, and SAG-AFTRA actor. Mark has been the casting director of the ABC hidden camera series "What Would You Do?" at ABC's Lincoln Square Productions for 7 seasons. He has worked on multiple films and TV shows in various roles throughout the years, such as broadcast series "Ugly Betty" and "30 Rock" to cable shows like "Celebrity Ghost Stories" and "Celebrity Close Calls." Additionally, he's cast improv-based/soft-scripted TV specials, limited series, and reality series for broadcast, cable, and streaming networks since 2010, along with scripted independent films and video projects. After 40 North American film festival acceptances, his short film "Sticks" is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video, and his next short "Family History" will be screening at festivals in late 2020 and throughout 2021. He co-hosts and produces the entertainment podcast "Add This To Your List," and his most recent stage credits include: The Laramie Project (Clocktower Players, Irvington, NY), You Can’t Take It With You (St. Jean’s Players, NYC), Night of the Living Dead Live! (interACT Theatre Productions, NJ), and Dog Sees God (AlphaNYC Theater Co., NYC). He graduated from Fordham University and received a certificate in Producing from NYU’s School of Professional Studies. mjp-pov.com 





GEORGE H. CROOM
 (Director, Musical Director) has served as music director for over 200 productions, including, Kiss Of The Spiderwoman, 42nd Street, Cabaret, Urinetown, Personals, The Pirates of Penzance, City Of Angels, Miss Saigon, Ragtime, Nine, Songs For A New World, A Little Night Music, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood, And The World Goes Round, Into The Woods, Gypsy, West Side Story, Blues In The Night, Merrily We Roll Along, the European premiere of Myths And Hymns, and the off-Broadway premiere of The Scarlet Letter.  As an actor he has appeared in national tours of Evita, Purlie and Godspell; off Broadway in Sweethearts, Celebration, The Wind In The Willows and The Elephant Piece, and regionally in productions of Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner?, La Cage Aux Folles, The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (abridged), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, You Can’t Take It With You and As You Like It, among many. He has directed/choreographed productions of Ragtime, Sister Act, Bonnie And Clyde, Company, Dreamgirls, Bloodbrothers, Sweeney Todd, Damn Yankees, Side By Side By Sondheim, On The Twentieth Century, Me And My Girl, and Assassins.; directed productions of The Odd Couple, You Can’t Take It With You, Hairspray, 9 To 5 and In The Heights.  He wrote the score for Shakedown Street for the New York Fringe Festival, Twelfth Night at the Herbert Mark Newman Theater, and Suicide In Bb for the 18th Street Playhouse.  He currently teaches voice at The Masters School, and is music consultant for several schools and resident director for three companies.


 

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