Dryaton Entertainment online Broadway Bootcamp for youth ages 9 to 19 is back this month on Saturday, May 29 & Sunday, May 30. As the program is online, it is open to participants across Canada ... so tell your friends, kids, and grandkids!
This bootcamp will be packed with amazing classes taught by professional artists, wonderful chances to virtually connect with fellow aspiring young performers, and the rare opportunity to hear from three incredible Broadway performers.
- Ali Ewoldt (Q&A Saturday, May 29 at 1:00 p.m.)
Ali Ewoldt has appeared as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, Cosette in Les Misérables (Broadway, National Tour), The King and I (Broadway, Lyric Opera of Chicago), and Luisa in The Fantasticks (Off-Broadway).
- Astrid Van Wieren (Q&A Sunday, May 30 at 1:00 p.m.)
Astrid is a Dora Award nominee for the role she originated in Come From Away, which she performed in La Jolla, California; Seattle, Washington; Washington, D.C. and Toronto, before opening in the Broadway run.
- Mark Cassius (Q&A Sunday, May 30 at 4:00 p.m.)
Mark Cassius has appeared on Broadway in Shenandoah (1989), Ragtime (1998), and in the revival of Jesus Christ Superstar (2012).
Broadway Bootcamp includes these fun and inspiring classes:
Students will work on character development techniques for making a performance more authentic as they sing a musical theatre song in a small group masterclass.
5-6-7-8! Each day, students will learn choreography inspired by blockbuster Broadway shows, suited to all levels of dance experience, while having lots of fun.
“Yes, and….!” Students will play theatre games aimed at boosting confidence and enhancing storytelling skills in a safe and supportive environment.
Students will receive an age-appropriate monologue ahead of the class and work to develop a better understanding of creating believable characters in a small group masterclass.
All students will meet for Q&A sessions with Broadway performers who will share advice and insight about charting your path to success.
Online via Zoom
Saturday, May 29 & Sunday, May 30
AGES 9 to 11
8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
AGES 12 to 14
9:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
AGES 15 to 19
9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
$100 (plus taxes and fees as applicable)
Access to a computer and reliable internet connection are required.