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Expanding Your Musical Theater Repertoire Workshop

Students rehearsing in musical theater summer camp



Musical theatre students will spend three days focusing on vocal repertoire and musical theatre audition preparation in this ONLINE class. Experienced Teaching Artists from Acting For Young People and Mason Community Arts Academy will guide students through selecting and preparing memorable vocal repertoire for auditions and recitals. Students will learn to select and practice appropriate pieces that showcase their vocal range and personal strengths. This program is perfect for students with an interest in singing and musical theater, and for any vocal students planning to audition for special programs, school shows/groups, or universities.

Students will be provided with a curated list of age-appropriate selections for all voice parts, and a suggested discography and filmography to encourage continued growth in their own time.
Openings are limited, so early registration is encouraged.


Ages:  13 – 18
Dates:  See below
Times:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST (T–Th)
Tuition:  $125
Location:  Zoom (Details provided in Welcome Letter)


Sample Daily Schedule
Each day will include one snack break.

Day One
Musical Theater History
Discussion of Student Repertoire and Prior Experience
Day Two
Song Study
Day Three
Audition Material Selection
Building a Repertoire Book
Audition Prep Seminar




Session 1: July 7-9

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Session 2: July 14-16

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Emi Eiting, voice lessons
Emi Eiting
Read about Ms. Eiting

Emi Eiting is a freelance performer, vocal coach, choral conductor, pianist, music director, and choral adjudicator working in Northern Virginia. From 2010-2016 she served as choral director at JEB Stuart High School in Fairfax County, Virginia. There she led 4 choirs, taught Music History, and directed the school musical each year. As a freelancer, she supports multiple schools throughout Fairfax County working on their musicals and Broadway cabarets as a vocal coach, repertoire consultant and pianist. She also provides vocal support for the Acting for Young People program through George Mason University.

Before her career in education, Ms. Eiting worked for many years as an actor, music director, pianist, and stage manager at a number of regional theatres around the country, spent some time singing on a cruise ship, and toured the country with a familiar children’s show. Ms. Eiting has performed her solo cabaret show- “Standing in the Middle of the Road” at Danny’s Skylight Room (New York) and Speakeasy Stage Company (Boston), where it received positive mention from Cabaret Scenes Magazine. Ms. Eiting has performed as a solo artist at the Kennedy Center on a concert featuring the music of Scott Evan Davis. She has worked in New York with composers Jason Robert Brown, Lance Horne, Brian Lowdermilk and Scott Evan Davis. Ms. Eiting holds a bachelors’s degree in Music Education from George Mason University. She has additional training in Musical Theatre from Interlochen Arts Program in Traverse City, MI. Ms. Eiting lives in Alexandria with her husband and 4.5 year old daughter, Nora.





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