Online Masterclass Series

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Broadway Storytelling with Telly Leung (star of Aladdin on Broadway)

Thursday, October 8, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Performing arts is about PROCESS and not RESULT. It’s about the “journey” and not the “destination.” An artist is never done evolving and learning. In this class, explore how to tell a clear, connected, emotionally-engaging story through song.

Participants will engage in a conversation about where they are in their artistic process, and engage in exploration exercises as we discuss what next steps they should take to grow and continue evolving artistically. Auditors will be as engaged in this exploration as the students who are performing. Students should come prepared with their 32 bars or full song (memorized) from their rep and come with an open mind / heart / spirit. Let’s explore and grow TOGETHER.

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Presenter: Telly Leung
Telly Leung is a New York City native, Broadway performer, recording artist, producer, & theater arts teacher. His Broadway & national touring credits include Aladdin in Disney’s “Aladdin” on Broadway, In Transit, Allegiance (with George Takei & Lea Salonga), Godspell, Rent (final Broadway company), Wicked (Boq, original Chicago company), Pacific Overtures, and Flower Drum Song.

In 2010, he starred as Angel in RENT at the Hollywood Bowl opposite Wayne Brady, directed by Neil Patrick Harris. Television audiences will remember him as Wes the Warbler on “Glee”. Telly is featured as a coach for the Jimmy Awards in the PBS documentary, “Broadway or Bust”. He can be heard on many original Broadway cast recordings and has released two solo albums – I’ll Cover You (2012) and Songs for You (2016) – on The Yellow Sound Label. He holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama. He has taught master classes and courses at American universities like NYU, Nazareth College, The University of Michigan, Carnegie Mellon and Point Park and has been a guest teacher at drama programs all over the world, from Edinburgh to Tokyo.

Italian Diction and Repertory

Thursday, October 29, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time

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Presenter: Stefano de Peppo

Bass-baritone, was born in Italy and made his professional debut in Mexico City in 1990. He has sung at major Opera Houses in Italy, Mexico, Spain, Colombia, Germany, Israel, England, Finland, France. In USA at Los Angeles Opera, Washington Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Minnesota Opera, Atlanta Opera, Carnegie Hall among others.  He resides in New York City.

He is a specialist of the buffo roles of the Italian repertory of 19th century, and known for the richness of his voice, his crips diction and talented singing-actor.

He is often invited for Masterclasses or 1-on-1 classes on Italian diction and Italian repertory for young and advanced singers at Music Colleges and for Young Artist Programs at Opera Houses.

 Developing Your Belt Voice

Thursday, November 12, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Knowing the basics of efficient and resonant sound production is crucial to developing a healthy voice, belt voice, and stamina. Belting and singing must have vocal color and ideas and intent, and finding the “beats” tactics, or units of action in each phrase and word will help you renew physical, vocal and mental energy.

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Presenter: Jacalyn Kreitzer

Over a 35 year career, Jacalyn Kreitzer’s opera roles included Azucena, Waltraute, Bolkonskaya, the Mother (Consul), Bouillon, Brangaene, Fricka and Erda performed with the San Francisco, Berlin, Chicago Lyric, Metropolitan, Seattle, Teatro del Liceu, Paris Chatelet Operas and the works of Mahler, Verdi, Elgar, Bach, Berlioz and Schoenberg with the Minnesota, Pittsburgh, St. Paul, Mexico Philharmonia and Los Angeles Philharmonic, among others. Conductors included Zubin Mehta, Valery Gergiev, James Levine, Jeffrey Tate, Simon Rattle, Kent Nagano, James Conlin, and Pierre Boulez.

Jackie has recorded with Deutsche Grammophon, Chandos, and Teldec. A Lecturer in Voice and Founder of the Student Opera Theatre at Cal Poly State University, she was a former Baltimore Opera, Sullivan, and Liederkranz award winner.

Social Media and Marketing 

Wednesday, December 2, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Join 360° of Opera founder, Eugenia Forteza, for a class on how to become friends with social media & marketing. How can you use these free tools to your advantage as a performer and/or entrepreneur in the arts, and have fun doing so? Don’t forget to bring your burning questions for a Q&A in the second half of the class!

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Presenter : Eugenia Forteza

Eugenia Forteza is a French-Argentinean mezzo-soprano, actor, model and entrepreneur based in NYC. She has trained at Boyer College of Music (Temple University), Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers University), The International Vocal Arts Institute, Camerata Bardi Vocal Academy and with Betty Buckley at T. Schreiber Studio.

Recent career highlights include the Award-Winning Radio Drama Series Etched Glass Decanter with The Evening Crane Theatre, the release of the short film Beautiful Neighbor, Opposite with La Cuarta Productions and the filmed production of Fedora with Teatro Grattacielo.

Eugenia is the Founder and Lead Editor of the popular social media platform, 360° of Opera and has done Digital Marketing work with Lenny’s Studio, IVAI and Bel Canto in Tuscany. She now freelances as a performer and Digital Marketing Consultant and has been a guest speaker at Premiere Vocal Arts Institute, Atelier d’Excellence, Teatro Grattacielo, Shoperatic’s Live with The Divas, Antes de Salir TV, OperaLife Magazine, AA Opera Podcast, Let’s Talk Off the Podium, Escenarios Podcast, My So Called Opera Life Podcast and Opera Reality Podcast.

Eugenia is represented by CPM Talent Management for acting and Spotlight Artists Management for classical music. She is available for consulting work on the Resonance App. For more information, please visit and follow Eugenia on social media at @fortezaeugenia & @360ofopera.

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