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Voice Lessons with Lauren Morgan
Individual Sessions: $30.00 for 30 minutes, $50 for 60 minutes
For beginning, intermediate, or advanced students:
Voice lessons are taught in 30 minute or one hour sessions. Students learn about vocal technique such as breath support, placement, posture and diction through vocal exercises and singing songs chosen by the teacher and student together. Students will work on stage presence and song interpretation. Beginning students will work on the basics of music theory, pitch, tone, keeping a steady tempo and a clear emotional interpretation of a song. Advanced students will focus on fine tuning their vocal technique for a clear and effortless tone and work to create a compelling and nuanced interpretations of their repertoire for auditions and performances.
Monologue coaching with Nathan Autrey
Class Price: $150.00 for 4 classes of 1 hour each session via Zoom. Class minimum is 5 students. The Class Time is 4:00 p.m. on Mondays.
Individual Sessions: $25.00 for 30 minutes.
We will beginning with learning how to find fitting audition selections and how to cut them appropriately. Then, we will help develop the audition and for completely worked audition selections. The goal by the end of the class will be that each student will have two appropriate contrasting monologues that are audition ready. The student will also gain the skills for the future to find and cut dynamic audition selections. Class will meet for a scheduled 1 hour period each Monday. Students will be expected to prepare in advance for each Monday session.
Dance Class with Monica Glenn
Class Price: $50.00 per one 60 minute class per week via Zoom.
Individual Sessions: $30.00 for 30 minutes.
Ballet Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m
This is a class for students who are new or returning to ballet. Students will learn ballet fundamentals and terminology while developing strength, coordination, balance and flexibility.
Beginning Tap Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m.
Students will have a blast putting the fundamentals of tap to work. They will learn new steps, rhythms, patterns, and combinations while understanding the technique of tap.
Intermediate/Advanced Tap Thursdays at 3:00 p.m.
Students will continue to build solid tap technique in a fun and supportive environment. Students will incorporate steps, rhythms and combinations into routines, danced to some of their favorite music.
Lauren Morgan has a Bachelor of Music degree from Texas Christian University and 20 years experience teaching voice. She has taught children as young as six through adults in their sixties! Over the past few years, Lauren has taught and prepared auditions with high school seniors who have been accepted into Music or Musical Theater programs at SMU, TCU, Oklahoma City University, Baylor, Trinity University, UNT, Belmont, and Eastman. She has adult musical theater students in professional productions all over Texas. As a performer, Lauren has been seen with Fort Worth Opera, Lyric Stage, Theatre Arlington, and Stolen Shakespeare Guild.
Nathan Autrey holds a B.F.A. in Acting from the University of North Texas and an M.F.A. in Directing from the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University. He has over ten years of experience in education and as a professional actor and director. Nathan has taught theatre both at the secondary and collegiate level, including the construction and implementation of theatre curriculum for three different Texas school districts. Nathan was awarded the Bayard Friedman Drama Director of the Year award in 2015 and his production of Shrek the Musical won Best Musical in the Betty Buckley Awards in 2014. Professionally, Nathan helped create Broken Gears Project Theatre. Under his direction, Broken Gears was awarded a Top Ten Production in 2010 for John Patrick Shanley’s Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (Dallas Morning News), and BEST Production in 2011 for The Pitchfork Disney (Dallas Morning News). Broken Gears also performed the US premiere of The Magdalene Whitewash and the English premiere of The Hand by German Madriad. Nominations for Nathan also include John Garcia’s The Column for Best Direction and numerous positive theatrical reviews within top Dallas Fort-Worth area publications. He also served as an Artistic Associate for the non-profit Classical Theatre Company – Stolen Shakespeare Guild, where he has directed and acted in several productions each season. Lawson Taitte of the Dallas Morning News called Nathan the “youngest, talented director in Dallas.” These past few years Nathan has worked and directed for three different Off-Broadway Theatres in NYC: The Daryl Roth Theatre, HERE Arts, and The Irish Repertory Theatre. His recent work, Lenny Bruce is Back, was nominated for Best Touring Show of the Year in 2018 by Broadway World and featured nominations for both Best Direction and Best Actor. Nathan currently serves as the Artistic Director for the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre and is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Union.
Monica is a Fort Worth native who has been dancing all her life. She began to take ballet and tap at the age of four and has never looked back. She was a competitive gymnast and a cheerleader in high school and college, but it never took the place of dance in her life. She has studied with Frances Lea Dance Studio and Texas Ballet Theater School. For the past two years, Monica has been a teacher at the Plaza Academy in Cleburne Texas and will be again this fall. She has taught students of all ages: ballet, tap, and performance for kids from 4-10. She focuses on technique and performance. Monica has been performing on stage at Plaza Theatre as well as Stolen Shakespeare Guild, where she has also choreographed several shows for them for the last 10 years.