The Senior Intensive Musical Theatre Workshop 2018:
Heathers: the musical
By Kevin Murphy | Laurence O'Keefe
Directed by Gord Davis l Music Directed by Amanda Brunk
August 6-19, 2018
*Please note that though this show is written with mature themes and sexuality, this production will handle such content with sensitivity and careful attention to the ages of the performers. Any gratuitous language and staging will be removed from our production.
a two week Performance training program
During the two weeks, singers between the ages of 14 and 24 are challenged to rehearse and stage an entire musical.
Singers must be willing to learn their music before they arrive to the program, and must commit to perfect attendance throughout the rehearsals. There will be three performances at the end of the two weeks.
Technical apprenticeships are available on a limited basis. Participants will work one-on-one with with an experienced backstage technician throughout the workshop. Applicants will be chosen by interview.
Workshop dates: August 6-19, 2018
8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday (including the holiday Monday)
Rockway Mennonite Church, 47 Onward Ave. Kitchener
Daily vocal and physical exercises and coachings
Mini-workshops in various aspects of the theatre
Intense rehearsal schedule which requires all participants to be present and prepared at all times
Performances: August 17-19, 2018
Rockway Mennonite Church
Prepare one musical theatre song to perform. Accompanist will be provided.
Tuition: $525 per person plus HST.
Tuition plus accommodation for 2 weeks: $1750.
Bursary applications available upon request.
Out of Town Applicants
Out of town applicants may submit a digital audition before the audition dates.
Please prepare 2 musical theatre songs to record as well as one contemporary monologue. Auditions should be submitted before April 30th, 2018 to 130 Allen St. E Waterloo, Ontario, N2J 1J4, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Please note: if you submit a digital audition, you must register under Workshop Registration HERE
The fully-furnished apartment is in a luxury home just outside of town.
Meals not included in the workshop fee, but the cupboards and fridge will be stocked with staples when you arrive. There are stores and restaurants close to the house and a live-in dorm mother will be available to drive to the grocery store and to and from venues..
Over the years, students from all over Canada and the U.S. have taken part in the Intensive Workshop. We have welcomed performers from Oakville, Windsor, New Brunswick, British Columbia, Calgary, Virginia and New York.
All scheduled rehearsals and other events are mandatory for all singers, and failure to attend may result in dismissal from the program! This Intensive Workshop is intended to simulate a short, intense rehearsal schedule of a professional show. Please reconsider auditioning if you are not prepared to work!