The workshop, which will be presented at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, consists of 18 class sessions that begin March 12. Classes begin at 6:30 PM; an accompanist will be provided.
In her workshops, the Cats and Sunset Boulevard star, press notes state, "shares her expertise and guides her students through a methodology that facilitates audience connection through songs and monologues. Her emotional connection to songs and audiences is renowned, and that very connection is at the heart of what Ms. Buckley imparts to her students."
In a statement Buckley said, "It gives me such joy to assist the growth of my younger students and to facilitate the dreams of my mature students to step into their true potential. It is my privilege to pass along the tools given to me by my great teachers."
Broadway's Sunset Boulevard, Carrie, Song & Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 1776, Triumph of Love and Promises, Promises. She won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella in the Broadway production of Cats, and she starred on the London stage in Promises, Promises and Sunset Boulevard, earning an Olivier Award nomination for her work in the latter. Her screen credits are numerous.
"Ghostlight," produced by T Bone Burnett, is due in 2012, and "Ah Men! The Boys of Broadway," a recording of her hit New York concert, will also be released on CD. The workshop includes high school age, amateur and professional singers and actors. Auditors are welcome and will participate in all of the group exercises taught by Buckley. Full participants will also do one-on-one work with Buckley directing their songs or monologues.
For further details and to arrange an interview, prospective participants should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information go to www.bettybuckley.com.