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MTC School of Performing Arts Presents Master Class with Broadway's Kevin Duda

Music Theatre of Connecticut (MTC) School of Performing Arts will be presenting a series of Master Classes for young performers who are interested in learning from Broadway professionals. The first in the series focuses on Musical Theatre Audition Technique, and will feature Kevin Duda, from the original Broadway cast of the musical sensation "The Book of Mormon" and currently appearing on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning "Beautiful: The Carol King Musical." The Master Class will take place on Sunday, October 19 from 10am-12:30pm and will take place at MTC, 509 Westport Avenue (behind Jones New York and Nine West Outlet) in Norwalk, CT. Tuition is $125 per Master Class, and space is extremely limited. To register today or for more information, visit www.musictheatreofct.com or call 203.454.3883.

The MTC Broadway Master Class on Musical Theatre Audition Technique is a rare opportunity for high school students to get special, individualized coaching on their specific audition material as well as tips from Broadway veteran Kevin Duda.

Kevin Duda recently created the roles of Neil Sedaka, Lou Adler and Bobby Hatfield, of The Righteous Brothers, in the current Broadway smash, "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical." He was also fortunate to create his roles in the hit Broadway musical, "The Book of Mormon." He can be heard on both Original Broadway Cast Albums. Mr. Duda made his Broadway debut, featured opposite Laura Linney in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" for The Roundabout Theater Company. He has also been seen in the Broadway National Tours of "Little Women" starring Maureen McGovern and "Xanadu." In London, he starred in the World Premiere of "Ain't We Got Fun;" toured Germany, Switzerland and Austria with "The Best of Andrew Lloyd Webber;" and "Guys and Dolls" in Macau, China. Other US credits include "Cinderella" (1st & 2nd National Tour) starring Eartha Kitt, "Dream" at Florida Repertory Theater; "Moby Dick: The Musical!" (US Premiere); "I Remember Johnny" starring Margaret Whiting; "The World Goes 'Round" at Barrington Stage; "Camila" (World Premiere) at Walnut Street Theater; "Memphis" (World Premiere) and "Just So" (World Premiere) at Goodspeed. He has been honored to work with the Pioneer Valley Symphony, The Florida Orchestra, The Memphis Symphony Orchestra and The Boston Pops.

The MTC Broadway Master Class Series will continue on Sunday, November 16 when the topic will be Musical Theatre Dance and be conducted by Kathy Calahan, a five-year veteran of the Broadway company of "Mary Poppins."

For more information and to register for The MTC Broadway Master Class Series, call 203.454.3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com




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