Musical Theater Audition with Benton Whitley
About Musical Theater Audition with Benton Whitley
With a pulse on new and emerging talent, award winning Broadway Casting Director Benton Whitley teaches a virtual classroom on the fundamentals of auditioning for the Musical Theatre, and how it pertains specifically to you, the actor, and the current landscape of commercial theatre across the U.S. Along with a Q&A, each student will perform a song of their choice in the virtual classroom setting and receive immediate feedback from Benton. Expect to learn useful, honest, constructive, and candid insight on everything from: acting a song, home camera and audio technique, head shots and resumes, audition attire, song choice, audition books, how to take adjustments virtually and in the room, and how an actor can and should use social networking to their professional advantage.
Benton Whitley co-founded the Artios Award winning New York City based casting office of Stewart/Whitley in 2011 with Duncan Stewart. Since then, his team has been responsible for casting numerous Broadway productions, including: HADESTOWN (2019 Tony Award, Best Musical),THE LIGHTNING THIEF, ROCK OF AGES (Off-Bway), THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, ON THE TOWN, PIPPIN, LA CAGE and CHICAGO THE MUSICAL. In addition to theatre, Whitley’s office has cast tv & film (Netflix, NBC, Lionsgate, The Disney Channel) and various indie films. @ben_ley @stewartwhitley & stewartwhitley.com
This is a virtual class conducted over Zoom. Purchasers will receive the Zoom link in their purchase confirmation email.
2-hour group class
High school age and up