Winter 2021 Musical Theatre Audition Workshops

Community theatre actors singing in Leawood Stage Company's production of West Side Story

Winter Audition Workshops

Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6 2021

Build your theatre skills!

Led by Dr. Chris McCoy, Assistant Professor of Theatre; Artistic Director of Jewell Theatre Company Musical Theatre at William Jewell College.  All workshops will take place at Leawood Community Center lower level of City Hall, 10:00am – Noon. If required, they will be held virtually. 

For community theatre actors ages 14 and up. Sign up for one workshop for $20 each, or register for all three for $50!

January 23 - Preparing for a Musical Theatre Audition

In this introductory course, participants will learn how to select an audition song, what songs to avoid, how to cut and prepare sheet music, and learning the tricks that can best prepare you to audition for musical theatre.  $20 for this workshop, or $50 for all three!

January 30 - Conquering the Audition

Participants will learn the best practices in auditioning for musical theatre including working with an accompanist, how to “sell” a song, and the top things that directors look for in auditions. Participants for this class should come prepared with a 16-to-32-bar cutting of an audition song from a musical. (Please enroll in the first class if you do not have an audition song.) $20 for this workshop, or $50 for all three!

February 6 - Winning the Call-Back

Learn tips and techniques to help you feel comfortable and confident in the call-back process. This workshop will cover how to prepare for both acting and singing call-backs as well as the director’s perspective in casting decisions. $20 for this workshop, or $50 for all three!


The lower level of city hall in the community center.

4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211

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