Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Broadway Dreams kicked off their #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour yesterday at RWS Studios in Long Island City. For one week, 100 students worked with top Broadway professionals, including Jenn Colella, Christopher J. Hanke, Erin Dilly, Telsey + Co casting directors Rachel Hoffman and Criag Burns, Alex Newell, Quentin Earl Darrington and more. Scroll down for photos!

The Summer Tour will offer the international non- profit's unique brand of performing arts training in 8 U.S. cities and Toronto, Canada. In each location, Broadway Dreams will present an incredible roster of top Broadway directors, performers, and industry insiders who will offer highly personalized musical theatre training and mentoring through week-long performing arts intensive workshops for students of all ages, skill levels, and socio- economic backgrounds. At week's end, students will perform alongside their Broadway idols for an audience, including industry professionals and decision makers.

The 2017 #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour continues at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles, CA June 18 - 25; Theatre Aspen in Aspen, CO June 25 - July 1; Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, NC July 29 - August 5; the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, PA August 5 - 13; and Sheridan College in Toronto, Canada August 20 - 27.

Leading the impressive list of Broadway Dreams faculty are directors, choreographers, and composers such as Tony Award-winners, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Anastasia, Seussical), Stafford Arima (Allegiance), Emmy Award-nominee Spencer Liff ("So You Think You Can Dance," Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Tony Award-nominee Dan Knechtges (Xanadu), and Otis Sallid (Mariah Carey, Smokey Joe's Cafe?), leading NYC casting directors Craig Burns and Rachel Hoffman of Telsey + Company and Jaime Harris of Clear Talent Group, and a variety of Broadway performers, including Nick Adams (Wicked), Todd Buonopane ("30 Rock," Spelling Bee...), Jenn Colella (Come From Away), Quentin Earl Darrington (CATS, Ragtime), Erin Dilly (A Christmas Story, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Tyler Hanes (CATS), Christopher J. Hanke ("Odd Mom Out," "Devious Maids," How to Succeed...), Tony Award- winner Shuler Hensley (Young Frankenstein), Alex Newell ("Glee"), Ryann Redmond (Bring It On The Musical), and Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty," Buyer & Cellar).

Additional 2017 faculty members include Landon Braverman (Honeymoon in Vegas), Alexis Cara (Sweet Charity), composer Bobby Cronin (Mary & Max), Greg Graham (NBC's "Hairspray Live"), Ari Groover (Holler if Ya Hear Me), Nadine Isenegger (Matilda), writing team Marshall Pailet and Drew Fornarola (DreamWorks' Shrek the Halls), Maxx Reed (Mariah Carey: All I Want for Christmas is You, Spiderman), MiMi Scardulla (Gigantic), author Crystal Skillman (Geek!), Matthew Scott (Jersey Boys), director Alan Souza (Camelot, Drury Lane), and Jenn Webber (Times They Are A Changin).

For more information on Broadway Dreams, or to register for a program in your city, go to www.BroadwayDreams.org.

Photo Credit: Vii Tanner

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Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Arianna Groover works with Broadway Dreams students

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Christopher J. Hanke and Craig D'Amico

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Christopher J. Hanke teaching Braodway Dreams students

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Erin Dilly works with Broadway Dreams students

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Alex Newell with Broadway Dreams students

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Alex Newell with Broadway Dreams students

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Jenn Colella works with a Broadway Dreams student

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Jenn Colella

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Michael Urie works with Broadway Dreams students

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Noah J. Ricketts working with Broadway Dreams students

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens work with Broadway Dreams students

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
Tom Kitt participates in a Q&A with Broadway Dreams students


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