Ordway Opportunities for Students
Musical Theater Training
Learn from professionals who have graced the Ordway’s stage through our Musical Theater Training programs! Formats are available for a variety of learning styles and interests, including audition workshops on cold reading and song performance, a series of dance classes for aspiring musical theater performers, and a two-week summer musical theater intensive camp to develop and hone the skills necessary to become a Triple Threat.
Date: Two-week Session, July 14-18 & July 21-25
Open to students ages 13-18
Admission is by audition only. Call 651.282.3115 to book an audition.
These workshops and classes offered are designed especially for adult and young performing artists. Those interested may choose to partake in audition workshops, cold readings workshops, and song interpretation and presentation workshops. To reserve your spot, call 651.224.4222.
Ordway’s musical Theater Dance Classes are designed as a musical theater dance boot camp and will help performers build their Broadway-style dance repertoire with instruction in tap, jazz, ballet, hip-hop, dance vocabulary and dance audition techniques for the musical stage.
Date: March 1-29
To reserve your spot, call 651.224.4222.
For more information on these classes, please contact the Education Hotline at 651.282.3115.
Student Volunteers Needed
We are in need of volunteers for three separate events in the coming months. Please find the sign-up sheets in the file holder outside Ms. Hestwood’s office door. These hours do count toward lettering and help to fulfill part of the LoftPAC mission of building the next theater generation.
1. Jan 13-14- at Lake Middle School- Lake needs volunteers to help warm up and work with the kids who are auditioning for their fall musical, Seussical Jr.. Times after school until 5:00pmish.
2. February 7 and 8-at East Ridge for Middleton Elementary- Middleton needs students to help wrangle kiddos for their dress rehearsal and public performance of their school play which will be performed at the Loft. Times are 4:00pm-9:00pm on Friday and 8:00am-12:00pm on Saturday.
3.March 21 and 22nd-at Woodbury High School for Liberty Ridge Elementary- Liberty Ridge needs students to help wrangle kiddos for their dress rehearsal and public performance of their school play which will be performed at the WHS. Times are 4:00pm-9:00pm on Friday and 8:00am-12:00pm on Saturday.
Minnesota Thespian Conference is Coming
MN Conference for 2014 is scheduled for February 16th and 17th. The event is a very full two days of all things theatre and the cost for students is just $60.
Highlights for this year…
Put your Freestyle Theatre performance on the Guthrie Thrust Stage!
See the All State Show staged reading of Omnium Gatherum!
Students can participate in two NIES events this year!
We’re returning to our fabulous locations from last year: Chanhassen High School and The Guthrie Theatre!
Detailed info and a flyer are attached.
See you soon!
MN Thespian Board