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ABOUT THE COURSE

Discounts for repeat classes. See special notes for details.

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Please see each program for details and availability.

FIND YOUR LIGHT is led by Capital City Theatre’s Artistic Director, Andrew Abrams (New York composer, vocal coach, conductor, professor, and Equity actor) and Education Director, Gail Becker (Chicago cabaret star, vocal coach, musical director, and professional actor).

Find Your Light is a musical theatre intensive program designed to make the student a well-rounded performer. College, University, and Conservatory students should take advantage of this unique, spot on, targeted course. This program prepares you to audition for productions around the country and helps you build a career in musical theatre. Some topics covered in the workshops are:

  • Audition techniques and etiquette
  • Musical theatre history
  • Repertoire – finding that PERFECT song
  • Acting through song work
  • Specialized workshops with industry professionals
  • Determining “type” and finding the unique qualities about oneself that gets one noticed and cast
  • Creating a regiment for living and sustaining a career as a working actor

Capital City Theatre provides a midwest premier, elite musical theatre training program. Our top-level instruction, bridges the gap between youth and adult skillsets, and primes those individuals who are looking to take the next step and build a professional musical theatre career. We employ a holistic approach that encompasses the major disciplines of singing, acting, dancing and other stagecrafts.

CCT offers courses, workshops, and intensives providing unique and comprehensive opportunities. We are committed to serving all communities and economic backgrounds with adjustable financial responsibilities. CCT helps refine well-balanced artists who exudes confidence, creativity, and collaborative skills, and is fully prepared to grow into future generations of musical theatre career professionals and specialists.

There is limited funding available through our generous donors for financial assistance/scholarships for Find Your Light 2018. Please inquire with Director of Education, Gail Becker.

PERFORMANCES: All courses will culminate in a review-style public performance that will highlight material that the student has worked on over the program.

FIND YOUR LIGHT 2018 Final Performances

Intermediate – Friday June 15th 4pm (Madison Ballet Studios)
Intermediate Plus – Saturday June 23rd 2pm (location TBD)
Advanced – Saturday August 4th 2pm (location TDB)

ADVANCED + DANCE INTENSIVE 2018

The Advanced program is dedicated to those already training in higher education and beginning to work outside of the institutional level.  Exceptional sight singing, aural, memorization, and dance skills are recommended.

Advanced Session
Ages: 15 yrs and older
Dates: July 16th – August 4th, 2018;  Monday – Friday 9:30am – 4:30pm
Location: Madison Opera Rehearsal Hall, 335 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703
Final Performance: Saturday August 4th 2pm (location TDB)
Tuition$1299

Repeat and early registration discounts:
Tuition Discounts
Encore – $100 off for students repeating a session (e.g. Advanced returning to Advanced). Repeats are not required to audition, but still must register to secure a slot.
Early Registration – $100 off tuition if full payment is made by March 15th.
Discount MAY BE COMBINED
Cancellation Policy

  • full refund before April 1th
  • 50% refund before May 1st
  • no refund after June 1st

INTERMEDIATE PLUS 2018

Intermediate PLUS students have a solid knowledge of musical theatre techniques and want to hone skills and prepare for the rigors of college auditions and for programs beyond high school.

Intermediate Plus Session
Ages: 13 yrs and older
Dates: June 11th – June 23rd, 2018; Monday – Friday 9:30am – 4:30pm
Location: Madison Opera Rehearsal Hall, 335 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703
Final Performance: Saturday June 23rd 2pm (location TBD)
Tuition: $850

Repeat and early registration discounts:
Tuition Discounts
Encore – $100 off for students repeating a session (e.g. Advanced returning to Advanced). Repeats are not required to audition, but still must register to secure a slot.
Early Registration – $100 off tuition if full payment is made by March 15th.
Discount MAY BE COMBINED
Cancellation Policy

  • full refund before April 1th
  • 50% refund before May 1st
  • no refund after June 1st

INTERMEDIATE 2018

No Audition, No class size limit.
Our Intermediate course is for those who have started performing in musicals and want to get a solid and grounded base of training.

Intermediate – One week session
Ages: 12 yrs – 15 yrs
Dates: June 11th – 15th, 2018; Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm.
Location: Madison Opera Rehearsal Hall, 335 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703
Final Performance: Friday June 15th 4pm (Madison Ballet Studios)

Repeat and early registration discounts:
Tuition Discounts
Encore – $100 off for students repeating a session (e.g. Advanced returning to Advanced). Repeats are not required to audition, but still must register to secure a slot.
Early Registration – $100 off tuition if full payment is made by March 15th.
Discount MAY BE COMBINED
Cancellation Policy

  • full refund before April 1th
  • 50% refund before May 1st
  • no refund after June 1st

AUDITIONS

Auditions: Monday, February 19, 2018; 6:30pm-8:30pm; at the Madison Opera Rehearsal Hall,
335 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703

Please prepare two contrasting musical theatre pieces no more than 1 minute in length each. Please no acapella singing.  Please no Wicked, Les Mis, Phantom, or Frozen. Have your music clearly marked, in a three-ring binder, and in your key.  An accompanist will be provided. Sign ups are on a first come first seen basis.

Auditions for Intermediate Plus and Advanced courses can be done by video ONLY if you cannot attend the live auditions on the 19th. Email gail@capitalcitytheatre.org to submit your video

  • Both Address 1 and Address 2 are required. If no apartment or suite # is available, then simply put N/A in Address 2.
  • Check if applicable.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Must be in PDF form.

Find Your Light 2018

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Intermediate, Intermediate+, Advanced + Dance

SPECIAL NOTES

There is limited funding available through our generous donors for financial assistance/scholarships for Find Your Light 2018. Please inquire with Director of Education, Gail Becker.

Repeat and early registration discounts:
Tuition Discount Coupon Codes
Encore – $100 off for students repeating a session (e.g. Advanced returning to Advanced). Repeats are not required to audition, but still must register to secure a slot.

Early Registration – $100 off tuition if full payment is made by March 15th.
Discount MAY BE COMBINED

Cancellation Policy:

  • full refund before April 1th
  • 50% refund before May 1st
  • no refund after June 1st

2017 GUEST INSTRUCTOR

Andrew Keenan-Bolger

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, actor, director, author and filmmaker brings his solo concert to Madison! He recently starred as “Jesse Tuck” in Tuck Everlasting on Broadway and created the role of “Crutchie” in the Original Broadway Cast of Newsies and in the record-breaking Newsies: The Broadway Musical film. Join Andrew for an intimate evening of songs and stories, from Broadway and beyond.

Andrew’s other Broadway roles include: Mary Poppins, Seussical, Beauty and the Beast and A Christmas Carol. He’s been seen in such national tours as Spelling Bee, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Mary Poppins and Ragtime. His Film and TV credits include: “Billy Frazier” in The Rewrite starring Hugh Grant, Marci X, Are You Joking?, Nurse Jackie (Showtime), Looking (HBO), Naked Brothers Band (Nickelodeon), and One Life to Live. His work as a filmmaker has been profiled in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, The Associated Press and New York Magazine. Andrew holds a B.F.A. from the University of Michigan.

Join Andrew for an intimate evening of songs and stories from Broadway and beyond, that have shaped his life. Advanced “Find Your Light” Students will join Andrew for one number during the concert!  Save the date! It’s August 4, 2017.