Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Audition Techniques Class with Jamie McGonnigal


Audition Techniques Class with Jamie McGonnigal

Through this four-week workshop, Jamie will be working with students in the class on not just selection of the proper material, but on everything that is presented in the audition from start to finish.

As many of us know, we are being judged from the second our foot steps through that door. So many people out there have incredible talent and many even know how to showcase it well, but far too few know how to make the people behind the table WANT to work with them.

Putting your best foot forward from sending in your resume to your third callback is essential. Through calling on Broadway veterans and his own experience working with some of Broadway’s best, Jamie will help you find the great auditioner in you!


$25 a class (must take 2 classes) $100 for the full 4 weeks.

A portion of the proceeds to go to LAMDA LEGAL!

About Jamie:

Jamie McGonnigal is a recipient of the 2006 New England Theatre Conference Regional Award recognizing his charitable work in the theatre world. As a theatrical producer and director, Jamie has been responsible for many of New York's most acclaimed concerts of recent years.

As the founding Artistic Producer of The World AIDS Day Concerts and as a Founding Producer of the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Jamie has presented the New York Premiere of Stephen Schwartz' Children of Eden, the first major NY revisitation of Pippin starring Rosie O'Donnell and Ben Vereen, Snoopy The Musical (starring Tony Award-Winner Sutton Foster) The Secret Garden (named in top ten theatre events of 2005 by Playbill.com) Rags at Nokia Theatre Times Square (Starring Lainie Kazan), and the first major revival concert of the cult hit Runaways by Elizabeth Swados.

He has created several concert series including The NEO Concert for the York theatre, highlighting the next generation of musical theatre songwriters, Broadway Loves the 80s featuring your favorite hits from the lost decade, and FLOPZ n' CUTZ bringing light to rarely heard gems and Embrace! For the Matthew Shepard Foundation. Named an “impresario” by Time Out New York, he has produced and/or directed more than eighty events since 2003 for God's Love We Deliver, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Parkinson's Resource Organization, The National AIDS Fund, Lambda Legal, Opening Act, The Pied Piper Children's Theatre, Victims of Hurricane Katrina, Free Arts NYC, The United Nations Association HERO Campaign, and Victims of the 2008 Midwest Flooding. Over the few years Jamie has been presenting benefits and concerts, he has had the opportunity to work with luminaries such as Betty Buckley, Alan King, Robert Altman, Chita Rivera, Judd Hirsch, Mike Nichols, Tony Walton, Jennifer Holliday, Kathleen Marshall, Stephen Schwartz, Sutton Foster, 5-Time Emmy Award Winner David Canary, and dozens more. He has directed sold-out cabaret concerts for Broadway celebrities including Laura Benanti, Max von Essen, Gavin Creel, Laura Bell Bundy, John Tartaglia, Mandy Gonzalez and literally hundreds of other Broadway performers.