This week Miami Childrens Theater (MCT) welcomes Broadway stars Christopher and Veronica Jackson for an audition prep and vocal performance workshop on Sunday, August 25, 2013. Husband and wife, Chris and Veronica were original members of Broadway’s "In the Heights" cast with Chris gaining Broadway legend status as the original Bennie in the Tony Award winning musical. "In The heights" is a BroadwayGlobal top pick musical. "Local youth will have the opportunity to get first hand Broadway knowledge about the Tony Award winning musical, and should take advantage of Miami Childrens Theater special workshop." Theatre Chat.
The Jackson’s visit coincides with Miami Childrens Theater’s audition weekend of their own production of "In the Heights". In addition to the Sunday workshop, Chris and Veronica will conduct the first rehearsal read through – adding personal insight to the "In the Heights" script.
The workshop is open to the general public, with no age restrictions and not limited to students auditioning for MCT’s "In the Heights". The workshop will focus on audition preparation and vocal audition performance. The Jackson's will have an accompanist and work with selected audition students. An extra treat: the Jackson's promise a vocal duet performance.
The workshop will be conducted Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Russell Theater at the Alper JCC. The fee for the workshop is $50 and can be purchased on line at www.miamichildrenstheater.com or at the door. The Alper JCC is located at 11155 SW 112th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33176. For questions call MCT’s main office at 305-274-3595.