As part of the Professional Development slate of programming, ArtsBridge provides an array of innovative Masterclasses that offer training and skill development for the next generation of artists, to encourage their continued scholarship in the arts. Regional, national, and world-renowned teaching artists provide students with valuable tools in their area of expertise.
We promise...you won't want to miss out on these exciting professional development opportunities!

Ready to take your artistry to the next level? Let's take on the challenge together! Reserve now, spaces are limited.

Musical Theatre Dance Technique in the style of
KINKY BOOTS

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Join us for this high-energy dance workshop in the style of The Tony Award®-winning musical, Kinky Boots! Led by Atlanta-based choreographer and performer Atarius Armstrong and Atlanta's groundbreaking Out Front Theatre Company, this masterclass features dance techniques and creative performance skills that will embolden students to strut, pose, and let the personalities shine through onstage!

Grades 6-12 | $35 Participant, $15 Oberserver
25 open slots

In The Heights

Musical Theatre Dance Technique in the style of
IN THE HEIGHTS

Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Coming in caliente from NYC, Gabriela Garcia will be offering us a peek into her own Broadway experience. Inspired by shows like In The Heights, On Your Feet! and West Side Story. grades 8-12 will have fun exploring their favorite Latin dance styles from these Broadway favorites.

Grades 8-12 | $35 Participant, $15 Observer
Unlimited open slots

Chicago

Musical Theatre Dance Technique in the style of
CHICAGO

Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

For those who are fascinated with the signature style of the renown choreographer Bob Fosse, you may want to add some hip rolls, finger snaps, and turned-in pigeon toes with your JAZZ HANDS. In this more specialized class, our performing arts students, grades 9-12, will join Broadway veteran Gabriela Garcia as she turns up the heat and turns ALL THAT JAZZ into the legendary style of Chicago and Fosse.

Grades 9-12 | $35 Participant, $15 Observer
Unlimited open slots

Maybe again

How to Audition for Theatre, TV, and Film
Featuring Clifton Guterman, Taryn Janelle, and Tim Ellis

Date: Saturday. December 3, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Are you ready to take your audition to the next level? Join us for this insightful masterclass opportunity led by three of Atlanta's best and brightest audition coaches: Clifton Guterman (Big Picture Casting), Taryn Janelle (Synchronicity Theatre), and Time Ellis (Kennesaw State University)! Students will receive industry tips and tricks to nail their next big audition as well as invaluable feedback on their audition packages. Whether you're preparing to audition for college theatre programs, the hot new Netflix show, or your first ever school play, this masterclass is for you!

Grades 6-12 | $35 Participant, $15 Observer
50 open slots

BlackOperaAlliance

Musical Theatre Vocal Technique in the
Operatic Style

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

California-born soprano Jayme Alilaw is noted for the lush and vibrant tone she brings to operatic, classical, and spiritual repertoires, and now - she brings it to you! This former U.S. Army Sergeant has two decades of experience as an opera singer and vocal coach, and brings her unifying theme of empowerment through honoring the inner voice, emboldening the speaking voice, and freeing the singing voice!

Grades 6-12 | $35 Participant, $15 Observer
25 open slots

*On January 29, 2023, program participants can purchase $25 discount tickets two hours in advance at the Cobb Energy Centre to see The Atlanta Opera's production of Don Giovanni at 3:00 PM! More details upon registry.

Puppetry 101: An Intro to Puppetry as Theatre
Featuring Aretta Baumgartner of Center for Puppetry Arts

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For the first-time ever, ArtsBridge Foundation and the Center for Puppetry Arts are partnering on a master class opportunity! This experience is specially crafted for ArtsBridge students and will include unique arts education elements Puppets have been used to tell stories since theatre began and can be found everywhere from stage to screen. Puppetry celebrates all aspects of our craft and is a "must-have"" skill on every resume!

Grades 6-12 | $35 Participants, $15 Observer
25 open slots

NEW MASTERCLASS SERIES

It's All About the Drama!

A series that focuses on our growing young artists (Grades 1-5 & 6-8) utilizing a variety of methods within the disciplines of the performing arts: singing, dancing and acting. Take your budding drama king and queen and give them the opportunity to develop their artistic chops by learning invaluable skills that are good for both on stage and in life.

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#MOOD - "Happy, Sad and All the Stuff In-Between"
Featuring Elizabeth "Beth" Lenhart, Owner, JAM Academy, Director of Arts Education

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Being a great performer is about connecting to an audience and the only way to do that is to make them feel something. Using fun drama games, you'll learn how to identify your own feelings so that you can apply them in the journey of becoming a character on stage. You'll role-play, participate in guided improvisation games, find new ways to express yourself, and maybe even discover a love for the spotlight!

Grades1-5 & 6-8 | $35 Participant, $15 Observer
25 open slots

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