Master Academy

Designed for the dedicated performer, the Master Academy is our training course.  With weekly classes in Acting, Dance and Singing, these performers will excel in our other programs, and in the theater community!  This is an audition only class and is a yearly commitment. 

Auditions for the 2019-20 Season

Have been completed.  Please stay tuned for audition dates for our 2020-2021 season

Master Academy Accepts students grades 3-12

Dance Audition Information:

Nothing needs to be prepared ahead of time - please come in attire that you can move in and Jazz shoes if you have them.  If you do not, socks are acceptable

Vocal/Acting Audition Information:

Signups will be available - you will only need to come during your time slot.

Please prepare the following:

Song - 16-32 bars from a Broadway show.  Must bring sheet music for the pianist.  You may not sing accapella or with a recorded track.

Monologue - 1 minute or less monologue of your choosing.  You do not need to provide us with the monologue, but you should know where it came from

All auditioners must attend both nights of auditions.  Not everyone who auditions will be offered a spot in Master Academy

Level 1

$100 Per Month

Grades 3-6

Mondays

5:00-6:00 - Hip Hop

6:00-7:00 - Vocal

Wednesdays

5:00-6:00 - Musical Theatre Jazz

6:00-7:00 - Acting

In this novice level, students will learn the basics of each dicipline

Acting - Speaking in front of others, gaining confidence, monologues, duo scenes, small group scenes

Vocal - Proper singing techniques, ensemble singing, solo singing, breath support, confidence

Dance - Coordination, Timing, Rhythm, Conditioning, Introductory Vocabulary

​Master Academy Level 1 will be taking a trip to Disneyland Performing arts to further their  Musical Theatre learning.   

 

Disneyland Performing Arts - 

Early 2021

This is a mandatory event, and will require an added cost of $600 per participant.  This will include lodging, tickets, some transportation and some meals.  Individual  fundraising opportunities will be available to all academy members.  

Level 2

$100 Per Month

Grades 5-9

Mondays

5:00-6:00 - Vocal

6:00-7:00 - Hip Hop

Wendesdays

5:00-6:00 - Acting

6:00-7:00 - Musical Theatre Jazz

In this advanced beginning level, students will master the basics of each discipline

Acting - Monologues, Duo Scenes, small group scenes, beginning improv

Vocal - Proper singing techniques, ensemble singing, solo singing, breath support, confidence, 2 part harmonies

Dance - Coordination, Timing, Rhythm, Conditioning, Beginning Vocabulary, Strength, Flexibility

​Master Academy Level 2 will be taking a trip to Disneyland Performing arts to further their  Musical Theatre learning.  

 

Disneyland Performing Arts - 

Early 2021

This is a mandatory event, and will require an added cost of $600 per participant.  This will include lodging, tickets, some transportation and some meals.  Individual  fundraising opportunities will be available to all academy members.  

Level 3

$100 Per Month

Grades 6-12

Mondays

7:00-8:00 - Hip Hop

8:00-9:00 - Vocal

Wednesdays

7:00-8:00 - Musical Theatre Dance

8:00-9:00 - Acting

In this intermediate level, students will be challenged to push themselves to the next level

Acting - Four areas of focus - Comedy, Drama, Shakespeare, Improv

Vocal - Proper singing techniques, ensemble singing, solo singing, breath support, confidence, 3 part harmony singing, dynamics

Dance - Coordination, Timing, Rhythm, Conditioning, Intermediate Vocabulary, Strength, Flexibility, Coordination, Exploration of dance styles 

Master Academy Level 2 will be attending the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta, GA.

JTF Atlanta

January 2021

 This is a mandatory event, and will require an added cost of  $1200 per participant.  This will include flight, transportation, lodging at the festival hotel and all entrance fees and some meals for the days of the festival.  Individual  fundraising opportunities will be available to all academy members. 

Level 4

$150 Per Month

Grades 8-12

Mondays

7:00-8:00 - Vocal

8:00-9:00 - Hip Hop

Wednesdays 

6:00-7:00 - Vocal

7:00-8:00 - Musical Theatre Jazz

8:00-9:00 - Acting

In this advanced level, students will mater all areas of focus

Acting - Four areas of focus - Comedy, Drama, Shakespeare, Improv

Vocal - Proper singing techniques, ensemble singing, solo singing, breath support, confidence, 4-6 part harmony singing, dynamics, music theory, building your book

Dance - Coordination, Timing, Rhythm, Conditioning, Intermediate Vocabulary, Strength, Flexibility, Coordination, Exploration of dance styles, connecting to your audience through movement

Level 4 will be traveling to New York City for Broadway classes and shows

 

New York City

Early 2021

This is a mandatory event and will require an added cost of approx $1400 per participant.  This will include flight, transportation, lodging, tickets, classes and most meals.  Individual fundraising opportunities will be available for all academy members

Master Academy Level 4  will also be attending the Junior Theatre Festival in Sacramento.  No lodging will be provided for this event, but monthly tuition will cover the cost of registration. 

JTF Sacramento

February 2021

What Is Master Academy?

The Master Academy is our premier group at Musical Mayhem Productions, designed for the dedicated performer who is interested in Mastering their Craft. 

 

Students will be instructed in Dance, Acting, and Voice by our skilled instructors in a supportive and fun learning environment.  This class is for serious performers only.  Attendance for this course is highly valued, and those who miss a large number of classes may be removed from the program.

 

Our students have been recognized nationally for their excellence, taking home awards from the Junior Theatre Festival in both Atlanta and Sacramento.  Master Academy students have appeared in Music Circus productions, the California Musical Theatre Broadway Gala, iTheatrics Choreography DVDs (filmed in New York), iTheatrics Summer Academies workshoping new Jr Titles, and graduates are pursuing Theatre degrees across the country at some of the most respected institutions. 

Students also receive national exposure by attending the Junior Theatre Festivals - performing for leading Broadway Professionals and executives including Freddie Gershon (Co-Chairman - MTI),  Sir Cameron Mackintosh (Chairman - MTI), Drew Cohen (President - MTI), Tim McDonald (President - iTheatrics), Tom Schumacher (President - Disney Theatricals), Pasek and Paul (Composers - Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, Greatest Showman),  Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Composers - Frozen, CoCo), and many many more. 

Students have also had the opportunity to perform on a Broadway Stage.

 

Master Academy students also receive Master Classes from industry Professionals.  Previous Guests include Laura Bell Bundy (Original Elle Woods in Legally Blonde/Original Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray), Travis Patton (Frozen on Broadway), Jeremy Morse (Waitress - Broadway and National Tour), Ramone Owens (Beetlejuice, Motown - The Musical - Broadway) (Rodney Earl Jackson Jr (Motown, Book of Mormon - Broadway), Ixchel Cuellar (Mean Girls, Finding Neverland - Broadway), Madilyn Jazz Morrow (Matilda on Broadway) and Zell Steele Morrow (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Fun Home on Broadway)

  

Auditions will be held for this course.  Students will be placed in appropriate levels.  Not all who audition will be accepted into the Master Academy.  If accepted, commitment by both the student and parent is required in writing for participation.  A contract will be issued at time of placement and must be signed in person during a parent meeting with staff members.  

Students will need to provide and bring their own dance shoes (jazz and optional character shoes), leotards, and pants to class.  We do operate with a dress code, and those not adhering to it may be asked to sit out of class.

This session of Master Academy will run from July 2019- June 2020 

Academy Members Receive:

  • 50% off Broadway Junior, Broadway Bound and Broadway Stars Workshops (attendance permitting)

  • Master Academy Exclusive Merchandise 

  • Master Academy TShirt

  • Special Guest Instructors

  • Sports Medicine classes

  • Dedicated College Application/Assistance mentor for all Juniors and Seniors 

  • Discounted group tickets to local theater

  • For all levels, occasional Saturday meetings may be required to prepare for festivals/competitions/classes

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9755 Kent Street Suite 120

Elk Grove, CA 95624

916-525-2995

info@mmpkids.com

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