The Artisan Academy 2016 Master Classes



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Instructor: Bear Campbell

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:00pm-7:00pm


Ages: 8 and up

Location: Upper Rehearsal Hall

Cost: $25


Make Make Up Magic come to life with this Monster Make Up Master Class! Join professional makeup artist, Stephanie Campbell, as she teaches you how to create two classic magically monstrous looks. And just in time for Halloween too!


Stephanie Bear Campbell has been working in the theater arts for most of her life! All of that time in the creative industry inspired her to go to school for Hair and Makeup Design! Bear is now a licensed professional in cosmetology for 2 years, with additional two years study. She has collaborated with many theaters and filmmakers in the DFW area for her expertise in theatrical makeup, wigs, special makeup fx and practical makeup fx. Creating a character with makeup has always been one of her biggest passions! 


Makeup and supplies will be provided for class use. Just come and have a ghoulishly great time! 




Instructor: Jennifer Leyva

Thursday, August 10, 2017, 4:30pm–6:30pm


Ages: 8 and up

Location: Second Stage

Cost: $25


Once Upon a Time, there was at a Dance Audition Workshop far far away, performers learned the fairest of all dance moves! While here, students will learn some of the necessary tools they need to have a successful dance audition as well as part of the Real Audition Dance!


Snow White is a magical retelling of a classic story with a contemporary twist. When all everyone can think about is who’s the “fairest in the land,” this princess shows us that ultimately beauty is who you are and how you treat people, not how you look.​






Instructor: Jennifer Leyva

Friday, May 26, 2017, 7:00pm–9:00pm


Ages: 8 and up

Location: Second Stage

Cost: $25


Have a Fur-tastic time at this Dance Audition Workshop! While here, students will learn some of the necessary tools they need to have a successful dance audition as well as part of the Real Audition Dance!


Based on the classic animated film, Disney's 101 Dalmatians is a fur-raising adventure, featuring Disney’s most outrageous villain and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. With a high-spirited score and lovable characters, this show is certain to charm and delight all audiences.





Instructor: Michael Sylvester

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 3:00pm–5:00pm


Ages: 10 and up

Location: Belaire Rehearsal Hall

Cost: $25


Broadway's dynamic duo, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andy Blankenbuehler have twice created magic on the stage with HAMILTON and IN THE HEIGHTS. Now, Michael Sylvester brings part of that magic straight to you. Come be a part of history and learn some of the original Broadway choreography from these legendary musicals.


Michael Sylvester (Choreographer)- is from Dallas, TX. He recently appeared in Casa Mananas Production of West Side Story! Performance Credits: (National Tour) Todrick Hall Presents the Toddlers Ball, Oz The Musical and Twerk Du Soleil. (Regional Theatre) In The Heights (Walnut Street Theatre) Elf The Musical (TUTS) Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat (Dallas Theatre Center) Hairspray (Casa Manana) as well as many other theatre's in DFW! Michael has been featured on Poo Poouri's latest Viral video with over 12 million views on YouTube. He has also danced on the MTV Movie Awards 2015, BET Awards Commercial 2015, Season 1 of Todrick Docu-Series on MTV, the FIAT 500, Dance Moms and Cirque Dreams! Choreography Credits include: Snow White, Rudolph World Premiere, Alamo the Musical, Alice in Wonderland for Casa Manana's Children's Conservatory as well as their Professional Children's Series. Assistant Choreographer for CHOICES the Musical at Kids Who Care Summer Camp and the resident Hip Hop instructor for KWC Childrens Conservatory as well! Footloose and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers(Artisan Center Theatre) Beauty and the Beast (Plaza Theatre Company) Little Shop of horrors, Thoroughly Modern Millie and All Shook up as well as the Film "Rising Stars" Available on Netflix and in stores.






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