Wharton Arts welcomes world-renowned Broadway stars and music industry veterans Capathia Jenkins, Marissa McGowan, Michael Mendez, Pam Sousa, Doug LaBrecque, and Michael Keller to its line-up of Performing Arts School faculty to participate in “Wednesday Webinars at Wharton”, a series of weekly one-hour online virtual workshops exploring what it means to have a career in the professional musical theatre world, including the sharing of personal experiences, behind-the-scene stories, tips, training, and more.
ALL WEDNESDAY WEBINARS ARE NOW FREE!
Donations made during the webinar series will benefit the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts Scholarship Fund.
Each weekly webinar will be hosted on Zoom on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5PM EST. For more information, call (908) 790-0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pamela Sousa - August 5
Pamela Sousa appeared in the original Broadway productions of Sugar, Pippin, Chicago, A Chorus Line, The Loves of Anatol, Stepping Out, and the revival of Can Can. She has appeared in several commercials, including Diet Dr. Pepper and Fresca, as well as the original commercials for the shows of Pippin and Chicago. Her film credits includes The Two Mrs. Grenvilles and, most recently, the FX series Fosse/Verdon. Read more…
Wednesday, August 5 | 4-5 PM EST
Michael Keller - August 12
Born and raised in Queens, NY, Michael Keller is a graduate of the renowned conservatory The Manhattan School of Music (MSM). Upon graduation from MSM in 1971, he pursued a career as a professional performing musician spanning the next 35 years. Being hired as the original drummer for They’re Playing Our Song on Broadway led to the beginning of his long and rewarding working and personal relationship with Marvin Hamlisch. Read more…
Wednesday, August 12 | 4-5 PM EST
Doug LaBrecque - August 19
Doug LaBrecque thrilled theatre audiences as The Phantom and Raoul in the Harold Prince production of The Phantom of the Opera. In addition, LaBrecque has starred on Broadway as Ravenal in the Hal Prince revival of Showboat, a role he also performed in Canada and Chicago. He was featured in Oscar Hammerstein’s 100th Birthday Celebration on Broadway at The Gershwin Theatre, and toured nationally with Les Miserables. Read more…
Wednesday, August 19 | 4-5 PM EST