Educating and empowering the next generation of theatre professionals
About the American Theatre Wing’s Master Class Series
ATW Master Classes provide rising creative professionals with exclusive access to advice, insight, and training from the titans of the theatre industry. Each class allows attendees to hear the many and vast ways to finding your way in the business with each featured artist sharing their unique journey and path to success as a creative.
Musical Theatre Audition Master Class with Ashley Park:
Thursday, August 26 @ 6:30PM ET
About Ashley Park, teaching artist
Ashley Park originated and starred as ‘Gretchen Wieners’ in “Mean Girls” on Broadway in 2018, which garnered her a Tony Award nomination, as well as Drama League, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Chita Rivera Award nominations. In the same season, she starred in the award winning “KPOP” and won the esteemed Lucille Lortel award for Lead Actress in a Musical, and second Drama League and Drama Desk nominations. Park originated the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” as stepsister ‘Gabrielle,’ was Lincoln Center Theater’s ‘Tuptim’ in the Tony-Award-winning Broadway revival of “The King and I,” appeared in Broadway’s recent revival of Stephen Sondheim’s “Sunday in the Park With George,” and made her Broadway debut in “MAMMA MIA!.”
All master classes are premiered live on the American Theatre Wing’s YouTube channel.
Upcoming Master Classes:
- Cue-ing a Musical with Natasha Katz: TBA
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We’re thrilled to take our coveted master classes into the homes of the next generation of theatre-makers, and we sincerely hope to “see you” there!
The American Theatre Wing’s Master Class Series is produced with support from John Voege and Geoffrey Paul.
Master Class On Demand
In case your missed it, watch recordings of our Master Classes on our YouTube channel!
About Liz Caplan
LIZ CAPLAN has been teaching and coaching voice in New York City for over 40 years and has taught and lectured around the world. Her proprietary vocal techniques and holistic vocal coaching style have made her the first choice for industry professionals seeking a trusted source of vocal empowerment. Her students are employed in principle roles on Broadway, as recording artists, and Film/TV actors; many have won Tony, Grammy, Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy awards.
Liz also serves as vocal consultant/vocal supervisor for Broadway theater productions, major record labels, film/TV companies, directors, composers and arrangers, on current projects as well as those in development. Some of her most recent projects include: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (Vocal Consultant to Adrienne Warren), vocal consultant/supervisor for Moulin Rouge, Ain’t Too Proud, Dear Evan Hansen, Disney’s Aladdin and Frozen on Broadway, Book of Mormon and SpongeBob the Musical. Liz also had the pleasure of working on the upcoming film adaptation of Tick, Tick…Boom! starring Andrew Garfield, and on films such as The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman, and Disney/Pixar’s Coco.
On top of this, Liz has worked with recording artists such as Ben Platt, Halsey, Sara Bareilles, Kate Nash, Thomas Rhett, Chad King, James Blunt, Natasha Bedingfield, Eric Hutchinson, Lily Allen, The Goo Goo Dolls, The Darkness and Randy Newman.
In addition to her vast knowledge of historic vocal pedagogy, Liz’s unprecedented access to the creators of pop culture allows her to prepare her students for the demands of contemporary vocal requirements, as well as future industry trends.
Liz’s affiliations include: S.A.G./A.F.T.R.A., The Drama League, and The National Association of Teachers of Singing.
For more information and a complete list of credits, check out lizcaplan.com.
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Support ATW’s Master Class Series
The American Theatre Wing is a nonprofit organization and our Master Class series is made possible through the generosity of our donors. Your gift ensures that we can make this program accessible to talented young artists around the world which can make all the difference to their career development.
Every gift is appreciated and no donation is too small to make an impact. For donors in a position to make a larger investment, please consider supporting in the following ways:
- $1,000: Named Supporter of one Master Class
- $5,000: Named Supporter of entire Master Class Series
- $10,000: Presenting Sponsor of one Master Class
- $25,000+: Presenting Sponsor of entire Master Class Series
Donations can be made by clicking the button below. For more information please contact Laura Talbot at Laura@thewing.org.