Online Masterclass Series
$15 to Attend (free with Subscriber Coupon) or $30 to Sing
Thursday, August 5, 7 pm EST
Casting Director Jamibeth Margolis
Work 1-on-1 with Jamibeth from Margolis Casting And Productions LLC.
With nearly twenty years of professional experience in theater and opera, Jamibeth Margolis is a stage director based in New York City with credits at prestigious theaters and opera companies around the US including New York City Opera, Lincoln Center, The Metropolitan Opera, and many more. Recent theatrical directing credits include: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy gala event, The Whole Megillah at 54 Below, and The Count of Monte Cristo at the Bleecker Street Theatre. She also directed a semi-staged concert production of The Music Man for Pacific Symphony.
Jamibeth’s operatic directing credits include productions of Tosca, Pirates of Penzance, Amahl and the Night Visitors, La traviata, The Merry Widow, Dance of Death, and The Tender Land. An advocate of developing new voices for the stage, she directed several new chamber operas by Martin Halpern including The Lock of Hair, The Inseparables and most recently, What the Babe Said. Jamibeth was the recipient of the competitive SDCF Directing Observership on Mark Lamos’ production of Tosca at New York City Opera and served as Assistant Stage Director for La traviata and Lucia di Lammermoor at Opera New Jersey. In prior seasons, she assisted with the casting for The Merry Widow at the Metropolitan Opera starring Plácido Domingo.
In addition to Jamibeth’s career as a stage director, she is also an accomplished casting director and general manager working with various companies in New York before subsequently starting her own company, Jamibeth Margolis Casting. Select casting credits include the Broadway and National Touring Companies of Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Cats, and Jane Eyre and many others. She also teaches musical theater, acting, and audition technique in studios all around New York City and serves on the BFA Acting Faculty at Pace University.
Thursday, August 19, 1 pm EST
How We Resonate
Carnegie Mellon University Professor of Voice Daniel Teadt will explore the inner workings of how we all resonate. Whether in vocal technique, collegial relationships or increasing your influence in the music business Daniel will work with vocalists on how best to find their authentic resonance and work to apply these techniques in performance and the professional world.
Presenter: Daniel Teadt
Daniel Teadt has garnered international acclaim for his work on the opera and recital stage. A distinguished baryton-Martin, Mr. Teadt appears in major opera houses and concert halls in the US, Europe and South America as well as engagements with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, LA Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony in addition to his performance on a Grammy Award-winning recording with the London Symphony Orchestra. A passionate advocate for art songs and new music his recital collaborations include appearances with Festival d’Aix-en-provençe, Ravinia Festival, San Francisco Opera Schwabacher Debut series, Music In A Great Space Recital Series, Pittsburgh Song Collaborative, Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago, New York Festival of Song and Lyric Fest. He records with EMI Classics and Naxos.
As a Master Teacher and Performance Coach, Mr. Teadt gives masterclasses and workshops at major universities and music institutions across four continents and the United States. He is highly sought after as a voice professional and serves as a TEDx Voice Coach and Tepper School of Business Voice Consultant. He lectures frequently on his work with voices including a TEDx talk on the Authenticity Of Sound.
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