On Monday, July 15th, 2013, Playhouse on Park is offering a one night only master class in musical theatre with Susan Haefner, a Broadway actor right off the National Tour of Billy Elliot!
Haefner will lead a two-hour long musical theatre master class focused on teaching songs and dances from Broadway shows. Students will learn how to pick up choreography, tell stories through song and dance, and add the pop, precision, and personality that makes a performance extra special. There will be a 30 minute question and answer session immediately following the class.
This master class takes place Monday, July 15th, 2013 from 7-9pm at Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road West Hartford, CT 06119. $40 per student; Advanced registration is required. This program is for high school age students and adults with at least some musical theatre experience. Students should wear clothing appropriate for movement, and bring dance sneakers/jazz or character shoes. To register, call 860-523-5900 ext 10, or download a registration form from the website at www.PlayhouseOnPark.org
SUSAN HAEFNER (Guest Artist) Most recently, Susan has been touring the US and Canada in BILLY ELLIOT, performing various roles including Mrs. Wilkinson, Mum, Grandma, and her personal favorite, Clipboard Lady. Broadway credits include STATE FAIR, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and 42nd STREET. Susan also appeared in London’s West End in DAMN YANKEES with Jerry Lewis. She has performed regionally at theatres such as Milwaukee Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, Geva Theatre Center, and at Weston Playhouse in Vermont, where she has been a company member for over 20 years. Her favorite Weston appearances include MOST HAPPY FELLA (Rosabella), RAGTIME (Mother), …SPELLING BEE (Rona), KING AND I (Anna), HAIRSPRAY (Velma), and BAD DATES (Haley).