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Kristin Stokes and Brennyn Lark Join Jenn Colella and Brittany Nicholas for October Masterclasses


Limited spots are available for each class!

BroadwayWorld Stage Door has announced the next lineup of masterclass instructors for the month of October! Class instructors include Jenn Colella, Brittany Nicholas, and newly added Brennyn Lark and Kristin Stokes.

Reserve your spot today - a limited number of students are able to participate in each class. Students will get the opportunity to perform for their instructor, get personalized feedback on their piece, and to try out their song another time following critiques. Improve your performance and get the advantage at your next audition with feedback from working Broadway professionals!

Tickets are also on sale for those wishing to audit (observe only) the class. Those participants will not be able to interact with the instructor but may ask questions to answer during the Q&A.

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Jenn Colella

October 5, 2021 at 5pm ET

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Jenn Colella recently starred in the Tony Award-winning smash hit musical Come From Away as 'Beverley/Annette and others,' in a performance that garnered her 2017 Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards and a 2017 Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, as well as Craig Noel, Helen Hayes and Dora Awards for pre-Broadway productions of Come From Away. She also reprised the role in the Apple TV+ recording of the show.

She has been previously seen on Broadway in If/Then, Chaplin, High Fidelity and Urban Cowboy (Outer Critics Circle Award nomination), Off-Broadway in Beebo Brinker Chronicles, Lucky Guy and Closer Than Ever. Jenn's select regional credits include Come From Away (La Jolla Playhouse, Ford's Theatre, Toronto), Peter Pan (Sacramento Music Circus & PCLO) and Side Show (Kennedy Center). TV credits include "Feed the Beast," "Elementary," "All My Children," "Rescue Me," "The Good Wife," "The Code," "Madam Secretary," and "Evil." She has been seen on film in Uncertainty with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Jenn Colella is an MFA Acting graduate of UC Irvine.

Brennyn Lark

October 18, 2021 at 5pm ET

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Brennyn Lark is an NYC-based actress/singer. She has appeared in a range of productions, including performing as Eponine in Broadway's revival of Les Miz, Deena Jones in the West End's Dreamgirls, and season 3 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Alongside performing, Brennyn is passionate about extending her insight and abilities to that of transforming the next generation of young artists and performers.

Her newly-launched services not only involve refining a performer's acting, singing, and audition technique, but also range across uncovering and unlocking their potential, and stepping into their authenticity and - essentially - their power.

Kristin Stokes

October 19, 2021 at 5pm ET

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Kristin Stokes is an actor and musician. She is most known for originating the role of 'Annabeth' in The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.

Brittany Nicholas

October 25, 2021 at 5pm ET

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Brittany Nicholas was most recently seen on Broadway as part of the Original Broadway Cast of Mean Girls. Brittany is from Newport News, VA and started her dance training at the age of 4. She is trained in numerous styles of Dance as well as numerous styles of Aerial. Broadway: Billy Elliot (Swing). International: Billy Elliot Toronto (Swing/ Dance Captain). Tours: Billy Elliot First National (Original Cast), Matilda (Swing/Children's Dance Captain). Other Credits: Bye Bye, Birdie (Goodspeed); Mamma Mia! (RCCL); Hairspray (STONC). Brittany was also a Principal Aerialist for Royal Caribbean Productions.

What will you be working on in the class?

In this class we will be working on how to pick up choreography (no worries, it will be simple!) quickly on our feet and how to quickly switch gears to sing from your book of music. The class will mimic what happens in a dance call with singing callback. Confidence is key!

What should students prepare for the class?

Students should be prepared to learn 4 counts of 8. Students should also prepare 16-32 bars of a song of their choosing.

Do you have any tips for preparing to perform in a masterclass/audition setting?

Come with an open mind and any thought of perfection... throw it out the window! This is a chance to not only learn and grow, but to figure out who you are as an individual/performer and what you bring to the table. There is no one else like you!

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