January 12, 2018

Hartt Summer Musical Theatre Intensives Registration Now OPEN

The University of Hartford’s Hartt School Community Division in Connecticut has begun accepting applications for their popular Summer Musical Theatre Intensive programs, led by Hartt voice faculty and program director Michelle Murray Fiertek. Summer Musical Theatre Preprofessional and Junior programs are exceptional summer-study opportunities for young performers to develop their acting, singing, and dance skills while working closely with top industry professionals. The programs culminate in showcase performances that are tailored specifically to the participants.

Actor Kenneth Cavett and Broadway music director Wendy Cavett (Hamilton/Come From Away/Mamma Mia) will return this year as co-artistic directors of SMTI Preprofessional. Other faculty includes New York-based actress and writer Moira O-Sullivan, choreographer Kaitlyn Krewson (Conn.), and assistant music director Mark Ceppetelli (The Hartt School). The following master classes are part of the 2018 Preprofessional:

Hartt Summer Musical Theatre Intensive Preprofessional (photo credit: Thomas Giroir)

HAMILTON, AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY MASTER CLASS: An opportunity to learn the original choreography from Broadway’s Hamilton, presented by a member of the Broadway company, straight from the stage to the studio.

TRACEY MOORE “AUDITIONING FOR COLLEGE” MASTER CLASS: Sing and present a monologue for this renowned Broadway actress, author of Acting the Song: Performance Skills for the Musical Theatre, and current Associate Professor of Theatre at The Hartt School. Get valuable feedback on your collegiate audition material.

STEPHEN DEANGELIS – AUDITION MASTERCLASS: Perform for top NYC casting director Stephen DeAngelis who will offer one-on-one feedback and coaching to strengthen your musical theatre audition technique. Find out how to make the best first impression, learn which cuts best show your personality and vocal range, investigate best current practices for preparing your submission material, get insider information on choosing audition material for large auditions such as StrawHat/NETC/full seasons and more. Moreover, there will be a Q&A about the business.

Summer Musical Theatre Intensive Preprofessional with residential option
July 9–20, 2018
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Applications accepted January 1–April 6, 2018

Summer Musical Theatre Intensive Junior
July 16–27, 2018
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Applications accepted January 1–May 18, 2018

Learn more at

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