Learn how the musical theatre business works for onstage performers.
Christopher introduces the exciting world of the professional stage performer, and why a successful career is attainable!
Christopher discusses how to assess your skills and how to prepare those skills before an audition. You'll also learn what to bring to an audition.
Are casting calls and auditions the same thing? Christopher guides you through how to find auditions, what information you need to know from a casting notice, and much more!
What's the difference between equity and non-equity, union vs. non-union and managers vs. agents? Christopher clears up these terms and explains the importance of each one of them.
Christopher discusses the importance of taking classes to keep up with the demands of a professional career...and what types of classes.
So often, self care is overlooked especially when zipping from one audition to the next. Yet it's a critical component of becoming a professional stage performer who works long hours.
Christopher covers how to use headshots and resumes to promote yourself and the details needed. What's the difference between using headshots in casting in musical theatre vs. TV and film?
Congratulations! Christopher covers rehearsal etiquette and how to keep notes on every aspect of rehearsal. You'll also learn in detail different types of non-performing roles that you may be cast in which are equally important to the overall production. AND you may be learning 3-5 different tracks per show!
Building a resume of work on your way to Broadway can include many other performing opportunities. Most of these avenues give you tremendous practice and exposure to being on stage while you add to your professional experiences.
Christopher provides some last words of encouragement reminding you that the business is changing daily...there's so much opportunity to have a stage career that you love!