October 5th – January 29th
Teens-Adults: Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm
8-10yrs: Fridays, 4:15-5:15pm
10-13yrs: Fridays, 5:15-6:30pm
Students will work with a live pianist (Megan Provost-Pritchett) and will learn to sing, dance and act to some of Broadway’s Biggest Acts. It is also a great opportunity to work with two Broadway veterans Mr. Danny Herman and Mr. Rocker Verastique.
The workshop ends with two performances at the Dougherty Arts Center. 1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
Saturday, January 28th 6pm
Sunday, January 29th 3pm
Danny Herman has appeared on Broadway in Contact, A Chorus Line (Mike), Leader of the Pack, Song and Dance, Big Bad Burlesque (Off-Broadway), Die Soldaten (NYC Opera) and was the associate choreographer for Michael Bennett’s Pre-Broadway Workshops of Scandal. Mr. Herman has directed and/or choreographed World Premier musicals at the Goodman (Chicago), Long Wharf (New Haven), Zipper Theater (NYC), Ford’s Theater (Washington, D.C.), City Theatre (Pittsburgh), Playwrights Horizons (NYC). George Street Playhouse (New Brunswick, NJ) Directors Company (NYC), Theaterfest (Upper Montclair, NJ), Bottom Line (NYC), The Rep (Nashville), LA Children’s Theater, Naked Angels Theater Company (NYC) as well as dozens of other Broadway Musical Classics all over the country. Mr. Herman choreographed George Lucas Super Live Adventure (Japanese Tour), Jane Fonda Workouts (Designed by Theoni Aldredge, Shubert Theater, NYC), Tabaluga and Lilli (2 European Tours) and the 1987 national tour of Dreamgirls. Mr Herman directed and choreographed Madhattan (New York, New York Hotel & Casino, Vegas), Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (3 International Editions), Rugrats, A Live Adventure (2 World Tours) and the acclaimed Dreamgirls – the 20th Anniversary Benefit Concert for The Actors’ Fund.
Rocker Verastique appeared in the original Broadway companies of Contact, Chicago, Victor/Victoria and Carousel. Rocker’s other Broadway credits include Miss Saigon, Phantom of the Opera and The Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, as well as the world premiere productions of Hearts Desire, Jekyll and Hyde, Spirit and the Broadway workshop of Fosse. Rocker’s other credits include Paul in A Chorus Line (Pittsburgh Musical Theater), Konstantine Morrisine in On Your Toes (Gateway Playhouse.NY), Sophisticated Ladies (Drury Lane, Chicago), Feld Ballet, Los Angeles Chamber Ballet, as well as dancing six years with artistic director, Mikhail Baryshinikov, in American Ballet Theatre. In Los Angeles, he spent four years on the television series Fame and was the male lead in the award winning music video, “Nasty”, opposite Janet Jackson. Rocker choreographed Miss Saigon (Pittsburgh Musical Theater), Leader Of The Pack, Dreamgirls and Beehive (Pittsburgh Playhouse), Five Guys Named Moe and Little Me (Candlelight, Chicago), A Chorus Line (Geva, Rochester NY) and co-choreographed Rugrats, A Live Adventure (2 World Tours).