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Musical Theatre Scene Study

Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts
125 Bow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Musical Theatre Scene Study
Mondays & Wednesdays June 1st-17th
4:00PM – 5:00PM
6 Sessions Available – $15.00 per session / $60.00 all sessions
Class size limited. Click Tickets to register.

Musical Scene Study classes will provide you with the tools you need to approach any musical scene, across the decades! We will delve into six famous musicals over three weeks, playing with professional acting techniques to put these scenes and songs up on their feet (virtually, of course)! This class is a series: as we introduce a new musical every class, we will build upon a vocabulary and set of techniques each week. However, classes are available on a drop in basis if preferred. Get excited Musical Theatre lovers, it’s going to be a blast!

Week 1:
Session 1: Monday, June 1st – My Fair Lady
Session 2: Wednesday, June 3rd – Oklahoma
Week 2:
Session 3: Monday, June 8th – Sunday in the Park with George
Session 4: Wednesday, June 10th – Into the Woods
Week 3:
Session 5: Monday, June 15th – Next to Normal
Session 6: Wednesday, June 17th – Dear Evan Hansen

Participants will receive Zoom link prior to class start.

Originally from Avon, CT, Kelley is a professional actress and Musical Theatre performer based in New York. She graduated from the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts in 2013 and from Emerson College’s BFA Musical Theatre program in 2017. Seen on Seacoast’s stage as Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Sherlock Holmes in Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, The Producers and Mad Haus, Kelley has performed across several regional theaters in the New England area. Recently, she played Lydia Bennet in Austen’s Pride, a new musical of Pride and Prejudice, at the ACT of CT. Before COVID, Kelley was on contract with Norwegian Cruise Lines as Fleur de Lis in Prohibition the Musical. Kelley won the 2017 and 2018 New Hampshire Professional Theatre Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her work as Young Camille in The Waltz and Elaine in The Graduate, both at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse. Alongside performing, Kelley has a strong passion for teaching. From last summer’s PAPA Camp, you may remember her as “the silly dance teacher who loves 80’s aerobics”. Kelley is so excited for what this summer’s going to bring to the brilliant thespians of Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts! For more on Kelley, visit kelleyjanedavies.com