Hoboken Dance Academy Updates!


Hoboken Dance Academy (230 Willow Ave) is an excellent (and affordable) dance instruction school for your children! They just released their summer lineup and schedule – and has announced a fun & intensive workshop starting in August!

Check out this fun video clip I created last year, and read more below!

Broadway Audition Intensive Workshop

hoboken-dance-academy-logo-hoboken411August 4th through the 13th
“Instructors from Broadway’s Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, The Who’s Tommy, Mamma Mia, The Pirate Queen andHigh School Musical!

Join us for a 2 week audition intensive. Learn how to become a working musical theater actor from Broadway Professionals. The 2 week intensive will cover:

  • Song Presentation
  • Vocal Technique
  • Original Broadway Choreography
  • Scene Study
  • Mock audition run exactly like a professional audition (Parents invited)
  • Special Guest Artist from Current Broadway Show Question and Answer session (Parents Invited)

*Students will be accompanied by a pianist. Sheet music must be brought to first class and song memorized.
The 2 week intensive is 3 hours each day and will be held August 4th through 13th.

  • Tuesday 1:30-4:30
  • Wednesday 1:00-4:00
  • Thursday 1:00-4:00

Tuition for the 2 week intensive is $500.00 ($250.00 due upon registration, balance due on the first class). Class size is limited, and for ages 8 and up. There are no make-up classes, and you should pack a healthy light snack for your child.”

Learn more about the instructors after the jump…

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DON BREWER recently conclude a successful run starring in the Las Vegas production of Mamma Mia. He was a member of the final Broadway cast of Les Miserables, and was recently an original cast member of the new Broadway musical ‘The Pirate Queen’. His Broadway National Tour appearances include The Who’s Tommy, and The Will Roger’s Follies starring Mr. Larry Gatlin. Regionally, he is best known for his highly acclaimed portrayal of Joseph in Tarrytown’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream-coat.

LISA CAPPS is the only woman ever to perform all three leading ladies in the Broadway and National Touring Companies of Les Miserables: Eponine, Cosette and Fantine. She starred opposite Lea Salonga in the Philippine premiere of Miss Saigon (as Ellen) , and also appeared as Mrs. Walker in two National Touring Companies of The Who’s Tommy. TV audiences best remember Lisa as ‘Debbie’ on the hit ABC series Growing Pains.

KATE WRAY grew up in Gloucestershire, England, and trained at the Royal Ballet School in London, where she received the Teachers’ Training Course diploma, graduating in 1993.
Along with her diploma, she received her teaching certifications for Cecchetti Technique and National Dance, both awarded with distinction, as well as for the Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus, Character, and Spanish Dance. Kate was a ballet instructor at schools in Gloucester and London before becoming an original cast member of the Basel, Switzerland production of The Phantom of the Opera. She spent two years in Basel, and then returned to London to join the West End production of Phantom. After getting married in 1998 and moving to New York, she joined her husband as a cast member of the Broadway Phantom, and then went on to play the principal role of Meg for four and a half years on the National Tour of Phantom, performing in over 40 cities across the United States and Canada.

*Additional Instructors TBA

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