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Are you looking to take your talents to the next level? Join us for an extraordinary workshop presented by Sassafras & Co, featuring the exceptional Shawn Henry, a sensational Director, Performer and brilliant Musical Director. In "StageStrides: Unleashing Performers - From Rehearsal Hall to the Spotlight Spectacle!" you will embark on a transformative journey that will help you unlock your full potential as a solo or duet artist.


Workshop Highlights:

  • Cultivate Your Craft: Shawn Henry, renowned for his exceptional command over various performing arts, will share his insights, tips, and techniques. You'll learn how to refine your skills, harness your unique talents, and make your solo and duet performances truly outstanding.

  • Confidence Building: Navigating the transition from the rehearsal hall to the stage can be daunting. This workshop will address stage fright, self-doubt, and nerves, helping you build the confidence needed to shine when it matters most.

  • Stage Presence: Discover the secrets to captivating your audience through compelling stage presence. Learn about body language, eye contact, and the power of connecting with your audience and scene partner on a personal level.

  • Storytelling Through Performance: Shawn Henry will delve into the art of storytelling through your performance. You'll explore how to convey emotions, engage your audience, and leave a lasting impact with your artistry.

  • Technical Exploration: Whether you're a musician, actor, dancer, or any other type of performer, technical exploration is essential. Enhance your skills, including vocal techniques, instrumental proficiency, or the nuances of your chosen craft.

  • Rehearsal and Preparation: Get invaluable insights into how to plan and structure your rehearsals, making the most of your practice time to ensure you're fully prepared for your big moment.

  • Personalized Feedback: Participants will have the opportunity to perform a segment of their act and receive personalized feedback from Shawn. This individualized guidance will help you fine-tune your performance to perfection.

  • Network Opportunities: Connect with fellow solo performers, artists, and professionals in the industry. Share experiences, ideas, and expand your network to enhance your journey as an artist.

  • Q&A Session: Have burning questions about the industry, career, or performance techniques? Shawn will host an interactive Q&A session, providing answers and insights to help you on your path to success.

  • Take the Stage: To wrap up the workshop, participants will have the chance to showcase their improved skills by performing a segment of their solo act on a mini stage in front of an audience, putting the knowledge and techniques they've gained into practice.


Workshop Details:

This Workshop is 16+

📅 When: February 24th & 25th

⏰ Time: February 24th - 10:00am to 2:00pm & February 25th - 10:00am to 12:00pm

📍 Where: The Innovation Centre

💲 Investment in Your Dream:

Day One - Performer $69.96 *Must have two contrasting songs prepared 

Day One - Auditor $54.02

Day Two - $38.08 *Music provided

Two Day Pass - Performer $96.51 *Save $10.00

Two Day Pass - Auditor $80.58 *Save $10.00

*All fees included in price

What to expect: 

Day one: Shawn will work with each particpant on their prepared piece in a group setting.  Auditors welcome at a reduced rate.  Either way, you're sure to leave with some terrific take-aways.

Day two: Shawn will work with the full group to discover the clues hidden within the score.  You won't want to miss this valuable exploration of what's at the heart of unlocking the true meaning between the sheets  of music and lyrics.

Prepare to be inspired, challenged, and empowered to become the best performer you can be. Join us for this one-of-a-kind workshop, "StageStrides: Unleashing Performers - From Rehearsal Hall to the Spotlight Spectacle," presented by Sassafras & Co with the exceptional Shawn Henry. It's a transformative experience that will help you take your performance from the rehearsal hall to the grand stage with confidence and finesse. Don't miss this opportunity to grow as an artist and set yourself on a path to success.


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