MASTER CLASS OFFERINGS

Build 4-5 new audition songs exactly right for you right now!

10 performers maximum!

6 Monday evenings from 7-10:30pm

September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 30

$350 for 21 hours of class! 

ENROLL BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK: ENROLL HERE

What is the Class like?

 


 

    JOSHUA'S FALL DIRECTOR/AUDITION MASTER CLASSES

    AN ONGOING WORKSHOP TO MEET AND AUDITION FOR

    TOP THEATER DIRECTORS/CASTING DIRECTORS/AGENTS/MANAGERS IN LA

    ONLY 8 PERFORMERS PER PANEL

 


UPCOMING DATES:

NATALIE KOLLAR, AGENT AT SMITH AND HERVEY GRIMES AGENCY

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 7-10 pm PREP

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7-10 pm PANEL with NATALIE

MICHAEL BETTS, CASTING DIRECTOR / DIRECTOR OF THE REINER READING SERIES AT MUSICAL THEATRE WEST

Wednesday October 4, 2017 7-10 pm PREP

Wednesday,October 11, 2017 7-10 pm PANEL with MICHAEL

CHRIS GILBERT, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR / CASTING PALOS VERDES PERFORMING ARTS AND NORRIS THEATRE

Wednesday October 18, 2017 7-10pm PREP

Wednesday October 25, 2017 7-10pm PANEL with CHRIS

T. J. DAWSON, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND DIRECTOR AT 3D THEATRICALS

Wednesday November 1, 2017 7-10 pm PREP

Wednesday November 8, 2017 7-10pm PANEL with T.J.

KELLEY DORNEY, JULIA FLORES CASTING

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7-10 pm PREP

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7-10 pm PANEL with KELLEY

     

    FINALIZING SCHEDULES/CLASSES WITH

    NICK DEGRUCCIO, AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR

    SCOTT VIETS, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR SIERRA REP

    GLENN CASALE, AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR

    MICHAEL MICHETTI, AWARD WINNING CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, THE BOSTON COURT THEATER PASADENA

    RAUL STAGGS, RAUL STAGGS CASTING
    KAY COLE, AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER AND BROADWAY STAR

    JESSICA KUBZANSKY, AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR AND CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, THE BOSTON COURT THEATER PASADENA

     

    CLASS LOCATION and TIMES:

    SELECTED WEDNESDAYS FROM 7:00PM-10:00PM

    OR SELECTED SATURDAYS FROM EITHER 10:00am-1:00pm or 12:00pm-3:00pm

    AND THE OCCASIONAL MONDAY EVENINGS FROM 7:00pm-10:00pm

    NEW MUSICALS INC

    5628 Vineland Ave.

    North Hollywood, CA 91601 (Just north of Burbank Blvd. Street Parking)

ENROLL IN THE FALL 2017 PANELS USING THE PAYPAL LINK BELOW

Price Options


WHAT DO ACTORS THINK ABOUT THE CLASS?

ACTOR FEEDBACK


 

Joshua taught Acting and Cold Reading for auditions with fellow Broadway Pals,

his client Jodie Langel and Susan Egan

JOSHUA RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO FOR VARIOUS WORKSHOPS:

CONTACT: BECCI BAIRD FOR MORE INFO AND SCHEDULING.

STAY TUNED HERE FOR LOCATION AND ENROLLMENT INFO

                                                                            Joshua with is client                                           The amazingly talented students in San Diego

                                           Broadway Star Jodie Langel and his Broadway pal Susan Egan

                                                   Joshua teaching Audition Monologue Technique                              Joshua working on the release of tension

                                                                                                                                                and the use of the moving released breath when performing

BRAND NEW CLASS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS AND JUNIORS!

Joshua has co-created an amazing and comprehensive College Audition and Admission Workshop

with leading College Counselor Baillie Gerstein of Admission Accomplished

Amazing info on application completion and strategy as well as audition piece coaching and advice.

Next workshop is GOING TO BE RESCHEDULED SOON. PLEASE STAY TUNED!

 


 

INTRODUCING 7 BRAND NEW SHORT ACTOR MASTER CLASS INTENSIVES AT

NEW MUSICALS INC.

5628 VINELAND AVE. NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA, 91601

(JUST NORTH OF BURBANK BLVD. STREET PARKING ON BOTH SIDES OF VINELAND)

SHORT TERM CLASSES THAT CREATE RESULTS AND POWERFUL NETWORKING RELATIONSHIPS!

• CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND COST OF THE CLASSES

• THEN CLICK HERE TO ENROLL FOR THE CLASS(ES) THAT INTEREST YOU! ($60 PER CLASS)

 

JOSHUA'S ACTOR MASTER CLASS INTENSIVES AT NMI.ORG

FEEDBACK FROM BEING THE SONG:

MUSICAL THEATER AUDITION AND PERFORMANCE MASTER CLASS

UCLA MUSICAL THEATER DEPARTMENT

Feedback from Workshop:

"You were absolutely incredible! I've been raving to people all day and were already planning on having you back. All the performers are so grateful and so happy they got to participate. I am incredibly grateful we got to work with you and will be in contact soon about ways to do so in the future. I'm going to plug you on our Facebook page and send me any audition info/other opportunities you may have and ill make sure they get out to our students "

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Let Joshua customize a class for YOUR group!

Every Master Class comes with a syllabus for further study.

Minimum charge for each class.

Flexible structural set up to allow for more or less participants.

Easy enrollment possible using PAYPAL on this website

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Read Feedback from previous classes and clients.

BEING THE SONG--MASTERING MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITIONING AND PERFORMANCE:
Leave an audition with no regrets and make your auditioning consistently better with each attempt. You will learn several ways to prep for the audition
experience and control the room when you audition. You will also learn ways to 'be the song' and create a fully alive, spontaneous and moving experience
when you audition. Bring in a one minute audition song with sheet music in your key and cut to length (approx. 32 bars)
PIANO AND PIANIST NEEDED.

BUILDING CHARACTER VERSATILITY / ACTING FOR DANCERS:
Learn a specific and innovative physical approach into connecting to a character. Feel free, fully alive and real as you portray different kinds of characters or different elements within the same character.

CRAFTING YOUR AUDITION MONOLOGUE:
Learn the skills and create choices to have your contemporary monologue really come alive in the room when auditioning. Learn how to create a powerful introduction, and use exercises to create the most emotional and truthful choices in your piece. You will learn the art of cutting your monologue to leave an unforgettable and powerful impression.
Bring in a memorized contemporary one minute monologue appropriate for your age and type.
BRING IN A COPY OF YOUR MONOLOGUE FOR JOSHUA.

DISCOVERING SHAKESPEARE'S BLUEPRINT LEVEL ONE AND LEVEL TWO:
Uncover the clues of emotional character development which Shakespeare gives you in his text, and learn to speak the text clearly and understandably. Level One gives you the clues to look for within the text: differences in structure, scansion, and sound which helps clue the actor into understanding the character's emotional state. Level Two gives you the technical skills to take all of that emotional information and express them simply and artfully in your speaking using
arcs of thought, vocal glides and vocal texture. Below is a link from a previous class, to get an idea.
DRY ERASE CHALKBOARD NEEDED.
Joshua Finkel-Acting Coach: Press Release

GETTING YOUR ACT TOGETHER:  BUILD YOUR OWN CABARET ACT
A 3 session class where each singer learns every skill necessary to build your own cabaret act. Learn how to build excellent and truthful patter that really shares your individuality, learn 3 different exercises to craft excellent personal specialty material for Cabaret. Learn microphone technique and also learn how to craft your Cabaret Music Book so you can bring the act you create to any open mic or pianist and have it all show up in the room from underscoring to customized material.  Cabaret showcase at the end of the class if the space is available!
PIANIST NEEDED . MICROPHONE, MICROPHONE STAND AND SPEAKER NEEDED. CABARET STOOL NEEDED.
DRY ERASE WHITEBOARD OR CHALKBOARD NEEDED.

MASTERING COLD READING TECHNIQUES LEVEL ONE and LEVEL TWO:
Feel free at every audition and learn to make the text immediately come alive as a full performance with little to no preparation. Level One deals with breaking down a monologue emotionally and learning the basic technique. Level Two expands the technique into a two person scene which is the mainstay of most auditioning. Learn to act the text spontaneously but not paraphrase to do so. Bring in a blank VHS video tape, pencil and highlighter pen.
DRY ERASE CHALKBOARD, VIDEO CAMERA, MONITOR AND VHS RECORDER NEEDED.
Acting Classes-Cold Reading Master Class

MASTERING THE ELEMENTS OF COMEDY:
Learn how to craft and land a joke as well as create comic possibilities within in any context. Once you understand how to master the skills of pace, rate, surprise, truth and contrast you will master the art of making any text honestly funny using the given circumstances and your imagination.

MASTERING SINGING IN DIFFERENT GENRES AND STYLES (Legit, Pop, Jazz, and Country)
Have you ever been scared to audition for a certain project because you feel you can't sing in that style? Learn specific performance techniques to adapt your sound and style to easily shift your song into any of the above genres and land a job in any genre.
CD/TAPE BOOM BOX NEEDED.

SAFELY SING LIKE A ROCK STAR!
An incredible 1 day master class where you will learn the vocal techinques and the performance techniques to SAFELY make the edgy and dangerous rawsounds needed for today's Rock Song audition market. Learn to make a rock scream and not hurt your voice. Learn how to change your style, pronunciation and performance edge to compete in today's Rock Musical era for all Broadway and Musical Film and Television Projects as well as Studio Recording.Piano and PIANIST NEEDED . MICROPHONE, MICROPHONE STAND AND SPEAKER NEEDED.

SINGING FOR FILM AND TELEVISION:
An on camera audition class mastering preparing actors for Musical On Camera Projects like GLEE, SMASH, CHICAGO, AMERICAN IDOL, THE VOICE and FEAR FACTOR. The class introduces each performer to camera angles and film audition technique used to audition in today's on camera musical episodics, competition shows and music videos. Learn the in's and out's of film / tv lingo and how to craft your performance for the screen. Then how to change that technique for a filmed audition geared for Broadway or a Regional Show. Includes singing, cold reading and how to lip sync to playback on the film set.
CAMERA, DVD or VHS RECORDER AND TV MONITOR, PIANO AND PIANIST AND BOOM BOX NEEDED.

THE SUZUKI TECHNIQUE:
The basics of Tadashi Suzuki's method to train actors. Getting you to act using your full body and voice, and also a tremendous way to ground your while connecting to an exciting visceral energy while acting.
BOOM BOX AND DANCE FLOOR WITH MIRROR NEEDED.


Applying the Alexander Technique in San Francisco


Building Versatile Characters
Company of Texas: A Musical Drama


Company of Texas


Creating Period Appropriate Movement for the Character


San Francisco: The Power of Stillness and Economy of Gesture