The Broadway Sacramento Education and Community Engagement Department offers a variety of master classes and workshops taught by theatre professionals from Broadway On Tour productions and the Broadway At Music Circus season. These educational opportunities, which focus on topics such as vocal technique, acting, instrumental music, and dance, help participants of all ages refine their performance skills by providing Broadway-caliber training. Whether aspiring young artists or lifelong learners, participants gain unique insight into the fast-paced world of musical theatre. Most classes culminate in a question-and-answer session with the instructor. Master classes and workshops are held throughout the year, so check back often to see what’s coming up!
Broadway Dance Class Series
MONDAYS | JUNE 12 – JULY 31, 2023 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
- AGES 10 – ADULT
- $35 PER CLASS
In this eight-week series, participants refine their performance skills by learning choreography from current and classic Broadway shows, taught by Broadway At Music Circus performers. Each class concludes with a Q & A with the artist.
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS
BROADWAY: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
BROADWAY: CAROUSEL, MATILDA, NEWSIES, MARY POPPINS
FILM: WEST SIDE STORY
BROADWAY: THE MUSIC MAN, MEAN GIRLS, ANASTASIA, HELLO DOLLY, FROZEN, CATS
BROADWAY: BILLY ELLIOT
Rachael Britton Hart
BROADWAY NATIONAL TOUR: PIPPIN
Kenneth Michael Murray
BROADWAY: ANASTASIA, PARAMOUR
BROADWAY NATIONAL TOURS:
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, ANASTASIA
Brittany Rose Hammond
BROADWAY NATIONAL TOURS:
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, HAIR
Alex Joseph Stewart
BROADWAY NATIONAL TOUR:
ELF: THE MUSICAL
Song Interpretation Class
with Broadway’s Jared Gertner
JUNE 19 & 26 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
- AGES 10 – ADULT
- $45 PER CLASS
Take your performance to the next level working with Broadway performer Jared Gertner. Students will have the opportunity to break down their songs using active and positive choices. The class will address vocal technique, but the main focus will be on storytelling and emotional connection. June 19 and June 26 are two separate classes in this series. You may take one or both classes.
Participants should prepare a two-minute musical theatre song to work on and bring sheet music in your desired key. An accompanist will be provided.
MEET THE INSTRUCTOR
Jared Gertner is best known for playing Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon on Broadway, on the first national tour and in London (Olivier Award nomination- Best Lead Actor). In New York, Jared has also been seen as William Barfee in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Broadway), Warren in the premiere of Ordinary Days (off-Broadway, Roundabout), and as one of the core cast of improvisors in Don’t Quit Your Night Job (off-Broadway). Regionally, he has starred in shows at Paper Mill Playhouse, The Muny, St.Louis Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Goodspeed, The Fulton, Cape Playhouse, Broadway At Music Circus, and The Axelrod.
Jared’s television credits include “American Crime Story: Impeachment,” “NCIS, 9-1-1: Lonestar,” “Erin & Aaron,” “Side Hustle,” “Call Me Kat,” “Mom, Modern Family,” “2 Broke Girls,” “Supernatural,” “Superior Donuts,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Marvel’s Agent Carter,” “Ugly Betty,” “The Good Wife” and the popular Broadway-themed web series, “Submissions Only.” You can hear his voice in several television and radio commercials; in the films “Smallfoot and Pup Star;” and as a bunch of characters on “American Dad,” “Family Guy” and “Bojack Horseman.” Jared starred in the NBC pilot, “How We Live,” and can be seen in the horror film, “Nightmare Cinema.” Since receiving his BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Jared has also been a theatre educator. He has taught master classes for theatre schools and colleges all over the country, as well as in London. In Los Angeles, Jared has a thriving teaching business which offers classes and private coaching. He specializes in creating a fun and safe space for students to explore their craft.
Jared will be playing the role of Jean-Michel in Broadway At Music Circus’ production of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella.There are currently no events at this time. Please check back.