Tituss Burgess Offering Master Classes in NYC; New CD and Concert, Too
By Andrew Gans
"More Than a High Note," a two-day intensive master class with Broadway actor-singer Tituss Burgess, will be offered Oct. 4-5 and Oct. 8-9 in Manhattan.
The classes are open to men and women, any ethnicity, ages 18-65. There is a maximum of 20 students per session.
Producer John Forslund said in a statement, "Tituss Burgess is best known for his roles on the hit NBC series '30 Rock,' Broadway's Jersey Boys, The Little Mermaid and the revival of Guys and Dolls. He has also headlined at major symphonies and top cabaret venues throughout the world and his highly anticipated album will be released this fall. Tituss has taught at colleges across the country, including Belmont University, University of North Carolina, and University of Georgia and was the keynote speaker at the Southeastern Theatre Conference. After noticing that people don't tell stories anymore, Tituss developed this intensive on storytelling through music. Come learn how to make the most out of eight bars, or even a whole song. Tituss will revamp your book."
For consideration, email pix, résumés and audio/video samples to JDProductions.Casting@gmail.com. There is a $200 free for the classes.
In related news, Reverb Nation will release the new CD "Tituss Burgess: Comfortable" Oct. 14. A release party/concert will be held that evening at 11 PM at New World Stages; there will be a $15 cover charge at the door.
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