Arion Productions has announced actress Julie Atherton as the latest artist to join their exceptional line-up of industry professionals to provide expert, ‘one day only’ training in much-sought-after specialist fields for professional theatre-makers and those considering professional training at Diorama Arts Studios.
Julie will be holding an Acting Through Song Masterclass on Sunday 30th October 2016 with Musical Director, Dustin Conrad (Little Shop of Horrors, The White Feather). Just some of her extensive Musical Theatre credits include Avenue Q, Mamma Mia!, The Hired Man, Just So, Lift and most recently, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’.
Other already announced upcoming masterclasses include Olivier and Actor’s Screen Guild Award nominated actress Annette Badland (EastEnders, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Homelander), who will be offering an Acting for Stage and Screen Masterclass and Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Doctor Who, The League of Gentlemen) who will be offering an afternoon of discussions for both actors and writers.
All attendees must be 16+ and all places must be booked in advance. All places must be booked in advance and it is strongly advised to book as quickly as possible to avoid disappointment.
Places for Julie’s Acting Through Song Masterclass are priced at £35 for the whole afternoon. All profits raised from the Portfolio Masterclass series will be invested by Arion Productions into future opportunities in their upcoming productions to give practical and paid experience.
Please visit www.arion-productions.com/portfolio-masterclasses to book your place or for more information.
Julie Atherton: Acting Through Song
With Musical Director, Dustin Conrad.
Sunday 30th October 2016, 1pm – 5.30pm
Julie Atherton boasts an extraordinary career as an actress, director and recording artists. Some of her theatre highlights include: Avenue Q (Noël Coward), Just So and Out of This World (Chichester), Lift (Soho), Ordinary Days (Trafalgar Studios) Tomorrow Morning (Landor), Sister Act (UK Tour), The Hired Man (Leicester Curve), Mamma Mia! (Prince Edward Theatre), Fame (Aldwych & U.K. Tour), First Thing’s Last (Lincoln Centre, Broadway) Mrs Gucci (Arts Theatre) Tick… Tick… Boom (Duchess), The Last 5 Years (Haymarket & Duchess) and many other productions of both new and established musicals.
Television includes: Poppy in Doctors (BBC), Sister Margaretta in The Sound of music Live, Panda & Blow up Doll in Otherworld and Barbara in Brainiacs. Radio includes: Big Cook Little Cook and I’m An Alien Beam Me Off Here. Julie starred in the Portrait of a Princess viral on YouTube and has three solo albums, including – A Girl of Few Words, No Space For Air and Rush of Life. Directing credits includes: Deeds Not Words and Girlfriends (Karamel club), Fanny Hill (Park Theatre – workshop) and Club Mexicano workshop (Perfect Pitch – workshop).
Julie will be exploring how to act through song alongside Musical Director, Dustin Conrad. Do you find yourself being told to stop presenting? What actually goes through your mind in an audition when the pianist starts to play? Do you just open your mouth, sing and hope for the best? Are you choosing the right song for you or do you have a song that you need to work on for your next audition? If the answer is yes to any of these questions then this is a must attend workshop for anyone who wants to learn from an exceptional actress with phenomenal experience in a multitude of Musical Theatre roles.