If you’ve ever wondered how local people from Jacksonville were on the playbill of the Alhambra Theater & Dining along with noted actors and actresses from Hollywood, Broadway and Television – the answer is coming in a three hour presentation from the famed Executive Producer/Director: MR. TOD BOOTH.
TOD BOOTH comes to Stage Aurora Theatrical Company to conduct a Masterclass on Acting, Auditioning, and he will also talk about his illustrious career. Please be prepared to perform a monologue or sing a song for Mr. Booth for critical advice and evaluation.
About Tod Booth: Legendary Tod Booth is the Executive Producer/Director of The Alhambra Theater & Dining in Jacksonville, Florida. The Alhambra is the oldest Equity dinner-theatre in America. For the past 25 years, his production company has owned and operated the theatre. Prior to the Alhambra, Tod was the Executive Producer/Director of Chicago's famed Drury Lane Theatres. During his Chicago tenure, many times, he had three shows simultaneously on stage in Chicago and several shows on tour throughout the country.
Mr. Booth has produced/directed over 350 Equity shows featuring many stars of the past, as well as, stars of today and tomorrow. Musicals are his specialty. The creative process with the original writers, composers, lyricists, designers, and casts is the most exciting adventure imaginable. Mr. Booth's name appears as the original producer/director on scripts licensed by both Samuel French and Dramatist Play Service. His original musicals include “Christmas Carole”, “One Shining Moment”, and “The Four Bills”.
His work on stage, television, and film illustrates a unique diversity in his background and experience. Tod has staged major musicals in a concert environment with symphony orchestras and sometimes appears as a solo artist on major projects. Having served as consultant to state-arts-councils and the National Endowment for the Arts, Booth has shared his 40+ years in the business with budding artists. Mr. Booth is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.
Some of Tod Booth’s most recent theater-packed accomplishments at the Alhambra Theater & Dining include: “Shrek the Musical”, “The Color Purple”, “Social Security”, “Pump Boys & Dinettes”, & “A Christmas Carole”, - just to name a few from this year and the end of 2013.
Tod Booth Masterclass
Sun. July 13, 2014 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.