This is a session for anyone working towards auditioning for a musical theatre course at Drama School or college. Working with Andrew Panton, artistic director of Dundee Rep Theatre, to connect to the lyric of a song both emotionally and technically participants will focus on intention, lyric and vocal technique working individually with Andrew, within a masterclass environment.
Participants should memorise their chosen song and bring appropriately prepared sheet music in the correct key.
Born in Fife, Andrew Panton has worked internationally in theatre, television, film and music. For Dundee Rep he directed the Scottish Premiere of August: Osage County, A Christmas Carol, Love Song and The Mill Lavvies and was Movement Director for the TMA and CATS award-winning production of Sweeney Todd. He recently directed the 21st anniversary production of Stephen Greenhorn’s Passing Places.
Andrew has directed productions for the National Theatre of Scotland, Edinburgh Royal Lyceum, Glasgow Citizen’s Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Perth Theatre and The Stephen Joseph Theatre.
Work for TV includes Children in Need, Gareth Malone’s The Naked Choir and The Voice, all for the BBC and in 2014 he was one of the creative directors for the opening ceremony of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Andrew is a Visiting Professor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and a previous winner of the Bruce Millar Award for directing.
This masterclass is free of charge but participants must apply for a place. To do so please download an application form and send to Lisa Williamson, Participation & Young Artists Associate Lwilliamson@dundeereptheatre.co.uk
Applications must be received by Monday 19th November at 12pm