Unscripted: Broadway Studio Behind The Scenes Day 7

Renika Williams Broadway Studio Camp Counselor During the VTA’s Broadway Studio Camp, Scott Stoney led the Acting Master classes. Scott explains that there are three Acting Tools: Voice, Body, and Mind. He elaborates by explaining that acting is all of these aspects working together as one and that the actor is in control. Stoney asked…

Unscripted: Broadway Studio Behind the Scenes Day 6

Renika Williams Broadway Studio Camp Counselor It’s important for actors to have a professional resume because after hundreds and hundreds of auditions, the casting director may forget who you are and what you did. Your resume is there for the production team to remember who you are and to get a sense of what you…

Unscripted: Broadway Studio Behind the Scenes Day 5

Marci Copley Education & Engagement Intern Victoria Theatre Association We all know what they are, we see them light up movie theatres, we hear them chime in during performances and speeches, and we are interrupted by them during classes and discussions.  That’s right; I’m talking about cell phones.  These worldwide distraction devices give the illusion…

Broadway Studio Summer Camp Day 4

Unscripted: Broadway Studio Behind the Scenes Day 4

Erin Mizer Education & Engagement Intern Victoria Theatre Association “Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense,” Helen Rowland, American journalist 1875-1950. When I was studying theatre in London, it was like falling in love for the first time. I had this sensation of floating over every borough and…

Broadway Studio Summer Camp Day 3

Unscripted: Broadway Studio Behind the Scenes Day 3

Marci Copley Education & Engagement Intern Victoria Theatre Association “I have learned that when I am comfortable, complacent, and sure of myself I am not learning anything. The only time I learn something is when my comfort, my complacence, and my self-assurance are threatened. Part of my own strategy for getting through life, then, has…

Broadway Studio Summer Camp Day 1

Unscripted: Broadway Studio Behind the Scenes Day 2

Erin Mizer Education & Engagement Intern Victoria Theatre Association At the Broadway Studio Summer Camp, students are being challenged to expand their minds, maximize their dance potential, and train their musical ears. In addition to that, students must also learn how to walk. Wait, learn how to walk? Don’t we already know how to do…

Broadway Studio Summer Camp Day 1

Unscripted: Broadway Studio Behind the Scenes Day 1

Marci Copley Education & Engagement Intern Victoria Theatre Association I didn’t get the opportunity to fall in love with theatre until late in my educational career.  Of course I participated in musicals in high school but I never got a chance to delve into theatre: the techniques, the craft, the methods, or differing styles.  Now…

Unscripted: The Re-Education of Education

Gary Minyard Education & Engagement Director Victoria Theatre Association When I say the word EDUCATION, what is the first thing that pops into your head? I think that it’s safe to say that most of us have taken that long, winding journey through an educational system and emerged with a brain full of “stuff” and…

Ken Neufeld: Unscripted August 29, 2012

The arts community of the Miami Valley region was sadden with the passing of Dr. Ben Schuster last Friday, August 24. For those who knew him, Dr. Schuster was a generous, intelligent, and dedicated physician and a true “arts patron.” He loved the arts and he supported them both financially and with his presence and…

Ken Neufeld: Unscripted April 25, 2012

You know that little announcement we do at the start of each show where we tell you to turn off your cell phone? That’s right – the one you ignore because you aren’t expecting anyone to call and it’s really directed at someone else?  Well, if you had been at Saturday night’s presentation of WISHFUL…

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