Mermaid's Hartley Launches "The Broadway Experience" with Barnes, Gaines, Greer and More

News   Mermaid's Hartley Launches "The Broadway Experience" with Barnes, Gaines, Greer and More "The Broadway Experience" is the title of a new summer intensive program for performers created by The Little Mermaid's Ben Hartley.

"The Broadway Experience" — which will allow students the chance to get an inside look at the requirements and demands of a career in the musical theatre — will run July 21-26 at The Baryshnikov Arts Center at 37 Arts. Students, press notes state, "will learn the skills necessary to become better, stronger performers by taking part in week-long intensive master classes and workshops that focus on singing, dancing and acting." Among the classes that will be offered are ballet, jazz, tap, swing, voice, acting, scene study, auditioning, choreography and wellness/nutrition.

The faculty includes such theatre actors as Julie Barnes (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Bahiyah Sayyed Gaines (The Little Mermaid), Ron De Jesus (Movin' Out), Justin Greer (The Producers), Matt Loher (Mary Poppins) and Maria Torres (Swing!).

The Baryshnikov Arts Center is located at 37 Arts, 450 West 37th Street in Manhattan. For more information or for an application, visit web.mac.com/tbenyc or email tbenyc@mac.com.