Putting It Together
Musical Theatre Online Masterclass by Nigel Richards
SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2020
Putting It Together:
Find Your Authentic Artist In Theatre
A four-day online musical theatre master class series cater for anyone who is 15 years old and above who are passionate about the craft of performing on stage and are committed to improve on their understanding of the arts & performing skills.
THE ART OF SEEING
How do we become Elphaba or Jean Val Jean?
How do we take the first steps to seeing the world as they do?
THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS
What are the first three questions to ask when starting on a new song or role?
Questions you can ask every time that will lead you on a path to creativity?
THE FAILURE OF LANGUAGE
Why is language/text both our greatest friend and our greatest enemy? Why do words always fail us?
How can the same letters we use for DOG also be the same letters we use for GOD???
Why there is no such thing as ’the word’ in theatre?
THE LURE OF GENERALISATION
Why is there no such thing as a ‘Love’ song?
Why you can’t ‘play' emotions because they ‘play' you!
Why you can’t play a 'saint' or a ‘devil’, a 'saint or a tyrant!
Nigel Richards is an award winning, internationally renowned West End musical actor and educator. His musical roles include the Phantom of "The Phantom of the Opera", Quasimodo in "Notre Dame de Paris" (China and Korea Tour Edition), Enjolras in "Les Miserables", Lucien in "Napoleon", Dan in "Song of the Hotel" and Duke Frederick in "As You Like It" and so on. He has taught 'Acting through Song' for 8 years at Arts Educational School in Chiswick, he is now a frequent lecturer on musical theatre in the United States, Malaysia, China and the United Kingdom. He is Honorary Patron of The Northern Musical Theatre Orchestra (NTO) and BigLittle Theatre School.
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Dato’ Nicky Chen
Cultural Economy Development Agency