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Rochester Lyric Theatre

440 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: (585) 256-0444
43° 9' 18.6516" N, 77° 35' 32.9172" W
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Susan Cotroneo
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Home to Rochester Lyric Opera, new jazz series, and also serves other cultural arts organizations.


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Rochester Musical Theatre Academy at Lyric Theatre

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Become a true triple threat at Rochester Musical Theatre Academy! Each registered performer will spend time studying dance, drama and vocal technique in small (under 15 performers) group settings. Performers will also receive private vocal coaching throughout the program.
Study with local artists who have spent time on stage in Rochester’s robust theatre community! Semester ends with a cabaret style showcase where every student gets to perform! Showcase will be performed live at Lyric Theatre (if allowed by state mandate) OR recorded and shared with families.
Our Staff includes: Julie Covach (Group Vocals), Laura Jean Diekmann (Dance), J. Simmons (Drama), Angela Syrett (Vocal Coaching) and is under the Executive Direction of Susan Delly Cotroneo.
Additionally, we will be presenting a Saturday master class series (most sessions will be included in tuition) that will include an opera master class, stage combat, dance strength training, guest artists who are actual performers on Broadway/national tours (including the fiddler from Fiddler on the Roof!) and more!
ALL state mandated safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be in place and the theatre spaces will be fully cleaned/sanitized after each sessions. All performers (and staff) will need to complete a health form and temp check at each session.
Who can join us: Serious Performers ages 12-18 who wish to enhance their dance, vocal and acting skills. There is NO formal audition to join, but we are asking for a placement audition video to be sent if possible.
Registration is limited to 30 students to provide personalized attention to all
WHEN: September 14th – December 15th, Monday & Thursday 6:30-9:15
Monday: Dance & Group Vocal
Thursday: Drama
Vocal Technique coaching sessions will be done on a rotating schedule from all sessions. At the coaching sessions, students will work with our 2 experts for 15 minutes a week on a solo piece of their choice (assistance given as needed from instructors).

REGISTRATION & TUITION: $600 for the semester, $300 due before the first class, remaining balance due by October 15th. Invoice will be sent within 5 days of registration being received.


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