2018 Musical Theatre Program
Summer Showtunes 411
Middle School Students
(i.e. those who have completed 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th grade)
2-week session, July 9-20
* Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM
* Saturday, July 21,
Dress Rehearsal 10 AM
Performance at 2 PM
Central Christian Church
4711 Westside Drive, Dallas
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2 PM Saturday, July 21st @ Central Christian Church
$449 Per child
* Discount 2+ children from 1 fam
* Limited financial need scholarships
HOW TO REGISTER:
Please complete the two-step process below.
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Lois Leftwich Director | Acting Teacher
Lois has a long and varied career in performing and teaching. She is originally from Dallas, but took a 30 year detour through New York and Connecticut where she did numerous commercials, worked in daytime drama and off-off Broadway. She also developed her love of teaching in Connecticut and has lead a variety of Musical Theatre and Acting Camps for ages 5 through 17. She taught acting, improvisation, musical theatre and film making at the Regional Center for the Arts, a performing arts high school in CT. Since returning to Dallas almost 4 years ago, Lois has taught for The Junior Players, Dallas Children's Theatre and Park Cities Dance. She has also been busy on stage in A Civil War Christmas at Theatre Three, Catch Me If You Can at Uptown Players, and The Wedding Singer at Theatre Three. She is delighted to bring her experience and technique to young Dallas performers this summer at Westside Players Academy's, Summer Showtunes.
Michael Childs Voice and Dance Teacher
MICHAEL D’ANDRE CHILDS is an accomplished Director, Music Director, Composer, Playwright, Choreographer, and Actor who is blessed to once again share his gifts with DFW. Originally from San Antonio, Michael made his Dallas debut in 2015 and has only excelled since, having numerous opportunities to display his many talents. Most recently his Live Entertainment Company, Artists Unplugged headlined and hosted Last Night in Black History. Some of his other credits include: Legally Blonde Jr. (Music Director), First Date (Assistant Director and Music Director), TILL (Director/ M.D.), As We Lie Still (Choreographer), A Good Man (Director/M.D.), RENT (Tom Collins/Assistant M.D.), EDGES (A.D.) and countless others.
Tim Caffee Music Director | Pianist
TIM CAFFEE is an accomplished Pianist, Music Director. Originally from Norfolk, VA, he worked with Hurrah Players on numerous productions (Godspell, Hello Dolly, Sound of Music). Recently, he was Associate Music Director for Greenhill School spring production of Cry Baby. While a long-term substitute teacher for Highland Park Middle School, he worked with students on the production of James and the Giant Peach. He is a teacher with Highland Park ISD and enjoys working with young actors on nurturing and bringing out their best talents.
Questions? Ask Laura at (214) 526-7291