OUR PERFORMING ARTS CLASSES NOT ONLY TRAIN GREAT PERFORMERS... BUT ALSO INSPIRE GREAT MINDS.
Whether or not you dream of performing on Broadway one day, the nurturing yet rigorous musical theater training provided at the York will strengthen your theater skills as well as ignite creativity, encourage collaboration and boost self-esteem—all tools you can take with you on whatever path you choose to pursue.
TWO PROGRAMS AVAILABLE High School Program (9th-12th grade) > Admission is by video audition only. Please video-record one up-tempo and one ballad and send us links to either YouTube or Vimeo. We look forward to receiving your material.Email submissions to MTTP@YORKTHEATRE.ORG. > Take your performance skills to the next level. > The program will follow the path of a professional rehearsal process. > Students will work on a variety of material from classics and new shows. > This program can help prepare for Performing Arts College auditions.
Middle School Program (6th-8th grade) > Admission is by video audition only. Please video-record one song that you enjoy singing and send us links to either YouTube or Vimeo. We look forward to receiving your material.Email submissions to MTTP@YORKTHEATRE.ORG. > Classes are for all levels of experience. > Explore your performing skills in a program that is as fun as it is educational. > This program can help prepare for Performing Arts High School auditions.
PAST MASTER CLASSES WITH Tony-nominee Kerry Butler (Hairspray, Little Shop of Horrors, Xanadu) Tony-nominee Richard Kind (The Producers, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”) Tony-nominee Rebecca Luker (Cinderella, Mary Poppins, Nine) Tony-nominee John Tartaglia (Avenue Q, Shrek)
ABOUT THE PROGRAM > All classes taught by working professionals. > Master Classes with Broadway’s top creative artists. > Classes focus on acting, singing and dancing. > Both programs perform a showcase at the York. > Online video of each showcase will be available at no extra charge. > Program includes tickets to two Broadway and/or Off-Broadway shows with backstage tours (pending availability).
WHAT STUDENTS SAY “If you want to learn about musical theater, why not go directly to the source?” –Joe, Age 17
“An incredible experience! It teaches actors to step out of their comfort zone in a very safe and encouraging environment.” –Kirsten, Age 18
“Theater-kid heaven… Professional and fun!.” –Nicole, Age 12
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Where The York Theatre Company All classes take place at York’s Off-Broadway theater and rehearsal spaces at 619 Lexington Avenue (East 54th Street between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue—the basement of St. Peter’s Church in the former Citicorp building)
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Whether or not you dream of performing on Broadway one day, the nurturing yet rigorous musical theatre training at the York will strengthen your theatre skills, ignite creativity, encourage collaboration, and boost self-esteem—all tools you can take with you. The York’s Musical Training Program draws from its vast network of connections to NYC’s most successful theatre artists as teachers and guest artists, offering the unique opportunity of classes taking place in an Off-Broadway theatre near the heart of NYC’s theatre district. For middle and high school students.
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