HSA Musical Theatre introduces the fundamentals of musical theatre to young actors. Simple pitch recognition, breathing techniques, vocal projection, storytelling and teamwork are the main focus as this program explores the importance of ensemble performance through show tunes. Simple theatrical movement and choreography are also introduced.
HSA’s Musical Theatre courses allow students to develop confidence, coordination and integral skills required for success in this field and learn how to prepare themselves for the varied demands of a musical theatre career. The program culminates in a presentation for friends and family.
HSA Musical Theatre Director: Yolanda Wyns
Yolanda Wyns appeared on Broadway in “The Color Purple”. As a vocalist she has worked with renowned artists such as Freddie Jackson, Stephanie Mills, Angie Stone, and Patti Austin.Ms. Wyns is a graduate of LaGuardia high school of Music and Art and an Alumnus of Manhattan School of Music where she studied vocal performance. Her recordings include “Many Faces” available on iTunes.
In addition to her acting roles, recording projects and performances, she works with artists to develop their vocal and performance skills through vocal coaching.