Audition Dance Workshop
Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
6:00 – 9:00pm
14 Court Street Theatre, Nashua, NH
Recommended for for ages 6 – 14
About the Workshop
The production team of Peacock Players upcoming Mainstage production of Mary Poppins Jr. is offering a one-day intensive audition dance workshop to help students prepare for upcoming auditions. Workshop participants will receive the professional edge on preparing for auditions, feedback and audition material suggestions directly from the production team, and one-on-one instruction while previewing and performing selected dance combinations from the production.
Space is Limited. Workshop Tuition: $25
Question? Email [email protected]
About the Instructors
MARYELLEN STEVENSON (Production Director) has been a Resident Artist with Peacock Players for several years. Peacock Players Mainstage directing credits include: Seussical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s Aladdin, Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, Disney’s Cinderella, Charlotte’s Web, Schoolhouse Rock Live!, Disney’s The Jungle Book, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, and the New Hampshire debut of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. Other directing credits include: Miracle on 34th Street, and Greater Tuna. MaryEllen is a prominent local community theatre enthusiast, and is honored to be teaching and directing with Peacock Players.
SARAH EVANS (Musical Director) is proud to be a Resident Artist with Peacock Players. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in both Theatre and Vocal Performance from Muhlenberg College, and a Masters degree in Music Education from Boston University. Peacock Players credits include: Disney’s Frozen Jr., Seussical, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr., Disney’s The Lion King Jr., Elf the Musical Jr., and James and the Giant Peach TYA. Sarah also proudly serves as the director of Peacock Players’ Spotlight musical theatre troupe. Sarah is the Choral and Theater Director at Bow High School, and sings with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Boston, MA.
MEG KING (Choreographer) is thrilled to be a Peacock Players Resident Artist. She has been coming to see shows here since she was in elementary school. Favorite credits include: Matilda, Seussical, 42nd Street and Guys and Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Meg also teaches dance at DanceWorks Movement Design in Milford, NH.
KEITH WEIRICH (Casting Director) is a professional Equity actor from New York City, originally a native of Erie, PA. Broadway and National Tour credits include: My Fair Lady starring Richard Chamberlain, and Victor/Victoria. Regional Theatre credits include: Theatre Under The Stars (TX), The Fifth Avenue Theatre (WA), Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park (OH), The St. Louis Repertory (MO), The Orpheum (MA), The Fox Theatre (GA), The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PA), The Public Theatre (WV), The Tuacahn Amphitheatre (UT), the American Stage Festival (NH), and Stagecoach Productions (NH). For over thirty years, Mr. Weirich has performed in professional and regional theatres across the United States, Canada and Europe. He has a Bachelor in Fine Arts in both Theatre and Music from Otterbein College, in Columbus, OH. In addition to being a founding member of the Children’s Theatre Ensemble (PA), Keith has trained and worked with such prominent theatre organizations as the Pennsylvania Governor School for the Performing Arts (PA), the Chautauqua Theatre institute (NY), Stuart Howard Associates (NYC), National Artists Management Company (NYC), the Manhattan Theatre Project (NYC), the New Hampshire Theatre Project (NH), and the Music Hall in Portsmouth (NH), as well as serving on the Board of Directors for the New Hampshire Theatre Awards, and as an active adjudicator and guest director for the New Hampshire Educational Theatre Guild. Mr. Weirich has produced over 95 Mainstage productions for Peacock Players, directing over fifty of them. Keith has been honored as a Top Three Finalist for Best Director at the New Hampshire Theatre Awards for the past thirteen consecutive years. Keith has received multiple New Hampshire Theatre Awards for Best Direction, Best Lighting Design, Best Scenic Design, and Best Original Playwright. In addition, Mr. Weirich was also honored as the 2013 recipient of the Children’s & Youth Theatre Award for his continuing dedication and guidance in theatre education.