Southport, CT -- New Paradigm Theatre will host its signature event, SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR, on Oct 7th, Saturday 12-4pm, in the Pequot Library's Concert Hall.
All interested in this mentoring and audition event MUST PRE-REGISTER AT THE LINK BELOW. Discounts for early registration.
Link to register: http://www.nptheatre.org/nptevents/sywbabs2017/
Singers and actors age 8 through adult will audition and receive professional feedback from Broadway and film casting directors, agents and producers in New Paradigm Theatre’s (NPT) signature event, SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?
Previous winner Cidalia Alves, who was featured in TV appearances following the competition, shared, “The chance to sing in front of Broadway decision makers and network with them was invaluable.”
Short video of the event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-FKGpoFj7g
Kristin Huffman, Producing Artistic Director NPT, Broadway Performer and professor at University of Hartford will also lead a panel discussion and the audience may ask insider questions about the industry. “Mentoring is a large component of NPT’s mission statement. We often feature the stand-out performers we meet at this event in our shows. More importantly, our Youth Board of directors is also very involved in learning ‘Leadership through the arts’ and is comprised of teens from Milford to Greenwich who help with this event and in fund raising and performing for other nonprofits, NPT MainStage shows, soup kitchens and senior homes.”
Networking is crucial in the Entertainment industry and the singers who have competed meet and receive feedback from such pros as: Jamibeth Marolis (NY Casting Dir: Les Miz, Phantom, Cats); Paul Bogaev (Music Producer Movies- Dreamgirls, Chicago and Across the Universe); Gwendolyn Jones (Broadway and National tours); Ralph Perkins (Choreographer and Director in US and head of Dance Department at University of Hartford), Scott Bryce (Emmy nominee, film and TV performer and director), Jeremy Sickels (NY talent agent with Daniel Hoff agency and many other working professionals.
New Paradigm Theatre Company is a professional theatre fostering creative problem solvers, leaders, and global citizens through theatre arts education and productions.