Acclaimed musical director, Sirius XM Radio and Broadway star Seth Rudetsky will hold an exclusive auditioning master class for local performers. During the workshop, participants will learn all the tricks of auditioning for musical theater productions and how to get hired on Broadway.
Rudetsky will help participants choose the right audition song and answer questions like: "Where do I look when I audition?" "What do I think about when I’m singing?" and "What should I do with my body/hands?"
Enrollment in the master class is extremely limited and open to participants who will each have one-on-one time with Rudetsky, as well as auditors who can observe and learn from the audience. The masterclass will conclude with a Q & A with Seth.
Participation Fee: $200 (taxes included)
Observation Fee: $70 (taxes included)
Where: Studio CETM, 2205 rue Parthenais, Montreal
When: Sunday, May 25, 2014
Time: 10:00AM – 1:30PM
**For people interested in participating, Seth will be selecting performers to work with individually in front of an observing group on a first come, first served basis. If you are interested in getting a chance to work one on one with Seth, please send an email to email@example.com. Please include in the subject line "Seth Rudetsky Masterclass – Participant" Please include a picture and resume.
*For people interested in observing, Reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include in the subject line "Seth Rudetsky Masterclass – Observer" Full payment will need to be made upon confirmation of reservation.
** Those selected will need to prepare two contrasting 32 bar cuts and bring their book. Full payment will need to be made by upon confirmation of participation.
An accompanist will be provided.
Seth Rudetsky has worked as the music director, pianist or conductor for some of Broadway’s biggest stars: Patti LuPone, Betty Buckley, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Megan Mullally, Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Matthew Broderick, Christine Ebersole, Megan Hilty and many more. He is the afternoon Broadway host and the host of "Seth Speaks" on Sirius/XM radio and tours around North America doing his show DECONSTRUCTING BROADWAY and teaching master classes to singer/actors. He spent many years as a pianist on Broadway playing such shows as LES MIZ, PHANTOM, GREASE and RAGTIME. He was the Artistic Producer/Music Director for five Actors Fund Concerts including DREAMGIRLS with Audra MacDonald (Nonesuch Records) and HAIR with Jennifer Hudson (Ghostlight Records, Grammy Nomination). As an actor, he played Sheldon (wearing a devastating unitard) in THE RITZ on Broadway with Rosie Perez and starred opposite Sutton Foster in a one-night concert of THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG for the Actors Fund. On TV, he had a recurring role on ALL MY CHILDREN, played a murder victims friend on LAW AND ORDER: C.I and played himself on "Cash Cab", MTV’S "Made" and "Legally Blonde; the Search for the Next Elle Woods" and the Emmy-Award-winning "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" on Bravo. Recently he was featured on SMASH and BUNHEADS. As a comic, he won the title "Funniest Gay Male in NY" at Stand-Up NY, had a long-running show at Caroline’s Comedy Club and spent two years as a comedy writer on THE ROSIE O’DONNELL SHOW (three Emmy nominations). He’s written the books THE Q GUIDE TO BROADWAY and BROADWAY NIGHTS. BROADWAY NIGHTS was also released as an audio book on Audible.com featuring himself, Jonathan Groff, Richard Kind and Kristin Chenoweth. His most recent book, "My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan" was released on the Random House label and the sequel will be published in 2015. The audio book stars himself, Megan Hitly, Josh Gad and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Currently, he has his own reality show on www.SethTV.com, his new online TV network that also features talk shows and exclusive concerts with Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Megan Mullally and Sutton Foster. Recently, he co-wrote and starred Off-Broadway in DISASTER!, a 1970’s disaster movie musical that was put on Entertainment Weekly’s "Must List" by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and is slated to open on Broadway this Fall.
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