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Secrets of Stage and Screen

Matthew Morrison

Broadway Star, TV Actor, Gleeful Dance Captain

About Matthew Morrison

You (and your parents) might know him as Mr. Schuester, the director of a well-known high school singing club, when he acted in the Golden Globe-winning TV series, Glee. Matthew Morrison the actor — not the high school teacher — has been nominated for a Tony, an Emmy, and two Golden Globe Awards. His breakthrough role was starring in Broadway’s “Hairspray” as heartthrob Link Larkin and he most recently starred as J.M. Barrie in the Broadway musical about Peter Pan, “Finding Neverland.” You can also salute him as “Dance Captain” for his time served on the Simon Cowell-produced dance competition, The Greatest Dancer in the UK. Morrison’s versatility and love for acting, both onstage and onscreen, sings volumes about his deep appreciation for the craft.

About the class

Go gleefully behind the scenes of Hollywood sets and Broadway stages for an acting lesson with song-and-dance star Matthew Morrison. You’ll hear stories of his career’s twists and turns, and gain priceless insight into how he transforms himself into deeply real characters. Together you’ll dig into how acting is action-oriented, emotionally intensive, and requires foresight into how the audience will perceive your character. He’ll also reveal secrets of the trade, like how the things you don’t do, or a meaningful silence, are just as important as a perfectly executed line.

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Introducing the Theater Camp

After your acting lesson with Matthew Morrison, get into character with your new thespian troupe in the Theater Camp.