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Newsies (2022). Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer.

Newsies - Teen Summer Production 2022

Newsies (2022). Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer.

2023 Education

Broadway Rose contributes to the cultural growth and educational needs of the community by providing educational and creative musical theatre opportunities for kids, teens, and adults!

Registration is now open!

Click the headlines below to see what Broadway Rose has to offer for 2023.

Scholarships

We believe that our education programs should be accessible to any child with an interest in musical theatre.

If any factors would still prohibit the student from enrolling, please contact Amaya Santamaría at 503-906-2383 or by email at education@broadwayrose.org.

You will be informed of your application’s status within one week after we receive your application.

Adults (18 years or older)

Adult Dance Series - Winter (January 14 - February 4) - Only 2 spaces left!

Only 2 spaces left!

Whether you have an upcoming audition or just want to dust off your dancing shoes, shuffle off to Broadway Rose for this new adult dance series! This all-levels class gives veteran and new performers alike the chance to practice a variety of musical theatre dance styles. You pick your schedule: sign up for just one class, all of them, or any combination in between!

January 14 to February 4 (4 weeks)
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Broadway Rose New Stage

Ages: 18+ | Tuition: $20 per class or $60 for the full 4-class series

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Liz O'Donnell

Liz O’Donnell is one of the instructors for our Adult Dance Series. Liz is a local performer and has been seen on stage at Sherwood Foundation for the Arts (Anything Goes), triangle productions! (The Nancy Boggs Story), Stumptown Stages (West Side Story, Mamma Mia!), and Broadway Rose (Thoroughly Modern Millie, West Side Story, Footloose). As the resident choreographer for the Newberg High School Theater Department, Liz has choreographed 6 main stage musicals (Honk!, Oliver, The Addams Family, Matilda, Mamma Mia!, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) in addition to the musical theater class production of Little Women. She is currently a member of The Skylark Tappers and works as a librarian for Washington County.

Megan Smith

Megan Ruth Smith is one of the instructors for our Adult Dance Series. A graduate of Central Washington University with a BFA in Musical Theatre Cum Laude, Megan is a professional theatre artist from the Pacific Northwest. Upon graduation, Megan was hired by Central as an adjunct in the BFA Musical Theatre program and served as the resident choreographer and dance instructor at her alma mater. Megan has worked with theaters throughout the Pacific and Inland Northwest including: Oregon Children’s Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, Village Theatre KIDSTAGE, Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Pixie Dust Productions, Leavenworth Summer Theatre, Spotlight Musical Theatre Academy, and Walt Disney World.
https://meganruthsmith.wixsite.com/theatreartist

Audition Dance Workshop (Saturday, February 18)

The Broadway Rose general auditions are just around the corner! Join us for this dance-focused audition workshop where participants will get the chance to practice and gain confidence in their musical theatre dance skills. Come prepared for a mock dance call with dance shoes and movement clothes appropriate for an audition.

Saturday, February 18
10:00 a.m. to noon
Broadway Rose New Stage

Ages: 18+ | Tuition: Pay what you can

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Megan Smith

Megan Ruth Smith is the instructor for our Audition Dance Workshop. A graduate of Central Washington University with a BFA in Musical Theatre Cum Laude, Megan is a professional theatre artist from the Pacific Northwest. Upon graduation, Megan was hired by Central as an adjunct in the BFA Musical Theatre program and served as the resident choreographer and dance instructor at her alma mater. Megan has worked with theaters throughout the Pacific and Inland Northwest including: Oregon Children’s Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, Village Theatre KIDSTAGE, Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Pixie Dust Productions, Leavenworth Summer Theatre, Spotlight Musical Theatre Academy, and Walt Disney World.
https://meganruthsmith.wixsite.com/theatreartist

Adult Tap Series - Spring (April 22 to May 13)

Whether you are crossing the Atlantic on the SS American or walking 42nd Street, nothing says musical theatre like a big tap number. Come brush up your cramp rolls and buffalos in this new tap series for adults. Some beginning tap experience is strongly recommended, but all are welcome!

April 22 to May 13 (4 weeks)
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Broadway Rose New Stage

Ages: 18+ | Tuition: $20 per class or $60 for the full 4-class series

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Liz O'Donnell

Liz O’Donnell is the instructor for our Adult Tap Series. Liz is a local performer and has been seen on stage at Sherwood Foundation for the Arts (Anything Goes), triangle productions! (The Nancy Boggs Story), Stumptown Stages (West Side Story, Mamma Mia!), and Broadway Rose (Thoroughly Modern Millie, West Side Story, Footloose). As the resident choreographer for the Newberg High School Theater Department, Liz has choreographed 6 main stage musicals (Honk!, Oliver, The Addams Family, Matilda, Mamma Mia!, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) in addition to the musical theater class production of Little Women. She is currently a member of The Skylark Tappers and works as a librarian for Washington County.

Adult Dance Series - Spring (May 15 - June 26)

Whether you have an upcoming audition or just want to dust off your dancing shoes, shuffle off to Broadway Rose for the spring series of our popular adult dance class! This all levels class gives veteran and new performers alike the chance to practice a variety of musical theatre dance styles. You pick your schedule: sign up for just one class, all of them, or any combination in between!

Instructors
May 15 & 22: Kevin Paul Clark
June 5: Christine Greenhalgh Schultz
June 12, 19, & 26: Jeff George

May 15 to June 26 (6 weeks, no class on Memorial Day)
Mondays, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Broadway Rose New Stage

Ages: 18+ | Tuition: $20 per class or $100 for the full 6-class series

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Photo of Kevin Paul Clark.

Kevin Paul Clark

Born and raised in Portland, Kevin Paul Clark has performed around the world. National and International Tours include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Legally Blonde. Local directing and choreography credits include productions with Bridgetown Conservatory of Musical Theatre, where he also serves as an instructor, Live on Stage, Lakewood Theatre Company, Pixie Dust Productions, and the Jefferson Dancers. Local performing credits include productions at Portland Center Stage, Lakewood Theatre Company, Pixie Dust Productions, triangle productions! and Clackamas Repertory Theatre. Kevin is also a company member alum of Nevada Ballet Theatre. When not teaching, you can find Kevin cuddling his goats, cows, horses, and chickens at Clark Family Farms in La Center, Washington.

 

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Christine Greenhalgh Schultz

A native Oregonian, Christine discovered a love for dance at a young age and never looked back. She graduated from Western Oregon University with a bachelor of arts in theatre and a double minor in music and dance. She is a tap dance instructor at Northwest Academy, a choreographer, and an actor whose previous credits include Janet in Rocky Horror, Judy in White Christmas, (Lakewood Theatre Company), and parts in Beauty and the Beast (Pixie Dust Productions), and Gypsy (Broadway Rose Theatre Company).

 

Photo of Jeff George.

Jeff George

Jeff George trained with the Ballet Arts of Minnesota and Broadway Dance Center in New York City. He performed on the East Coast Tour of Sesame Street Live and with the Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line ships. Jeff has also performed with many Portland area companies, including BodyVox, Polaris Dance Theatre, Dancing People, SubRosa Dance Collective, Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Artist Repertory Theater, Pixie Dust Productions, and DO Jump Extremely Physical, joining this company on Broadway as well. Jeff recently choreographed Drowsy Chaperone at Oregon City Highschool, Othello with Portland Actors Conservatory, Urinetown with Stumptown Stages, which earned a PAMTA nomination for outstanding choreography, Made To Dance In Burning Buildings with Shaking the Tree Theatre, which earned a Drammy Award for outstanding choreography, You My Love with Shaking the Tree Theatre, and most recently All Together Now, a Netflix film. 

Audition Workshop (Monday, February 13) - SOLD OUT / AUDIT OR JOIN THE WAITLIST

Facilitated by Dan Murphy and Darcy White!

Full enrollment sold out. Register to audit or join the waitlist.

This workshop will offer invaluable grounding in vital skills required for auditions and ongoing training. Participants will be armed for auditions with a polished classical and contemporary song and one monologue, along with tips and techniques to remain relaxed and confident in audition situations.

General audition presentation, delivery, attitude, and focus will be covered and the workshop will end with a mock audition session to practice the skills learned during the class. Experience in acting is not a necessity, but would be beneficial.

Please come prepared with your book of songs, two pictures and resumes, one monologue, and dress in the attire you deem most appropriate for an audition.

Monday, February 13, 2023
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Broadway Rose New Stage

Ages: 18+ | Tuition: $20, Audit fee: $10 | Limited to 12 participants

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Darcy White is an award-winning pianist and music director and has worked for many theatre companies in and around Portland, including Portland Center Stage, Lakewood Theatre Company, Live On Stage, Oregon Children’s Theatre, and triangle productions! Darcy is a force of nature with a fierce love for the Portland area, great music, and delicious cocktails. Darcy was most recently at Broadway Rose as the music director for The Evolution of Mann. She is the founder and artistic director of the popular monthly cabaret series, Cabaret White; learn more at www.cabaretwhite.com.

Teens

Teen Dance Series - Spring (March 7 - 30)

Join us for musical theatre dance class at Broadway Rose New Stage! You pick your schedule: sign up for just one class, all of them, or any combination in between! Each week features new choreography. Beginners welcome.

March 7 to 30 (4 weeks)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Broadway Rose New Stage

Ages: 13-18 | Tuition: $18 per class or $132 for the full 8-class series

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Photo of Christine Greenhalgh Schultz

Christine Greenhalgh Schultz

A native Oregonian, Christine discovered a love for dance at a young age and never looked back. She graduated from Western Oregon University with a bachelor of arts in theatre and a double minor in music and dance. She is a tap dance instructor at Northwest Academy, a choreographer, and an actor whose previous credits include Janet in Rocky Horror, Judy in White Christmas, (Lakewood Theatre Company), and parts in Beauty and the Beast (Pixie Dust Productions), and Gypsy (Broadway Rose Theatre Company).

Teen Summer Production: Big Fish (July 31 - August 19) - SOLD OUT / WAITLIST

Logo for Big FishTEEN SUMMER PRODUCTION CURRENTLY FULL
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This intensive camp is designed for students who are serious about pursuing musical theatre performance. Under the direction of professional actor and director Isaac Lamb, participants will get real-world experience by rehearsing and mounting a full musical production in just 3 weeks.

July 31 – August 19 (3 weeks)
Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Performances:
Thursday, August 17 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Friday, August 18 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 19 at 2:00 p.m. Strike to follow.

Location:
Broadway Rose New Stage
12850 SW Grant Avenue
Tigard, OR 97223

Ages: 13 to 18 | Tuition: $550

Kids

Kids' Winter Showcase (February 1 - March 8) - SOLD OUT / WAITLIST

KIDS’ WINTER SHOWCASE CURRENTLY FULL
Click here to join the waitlist.

In this introductory course, students will gain foundational theatrical experience in working as an ensemble, creating characters, vocal projection, and more – including bonding with fellow students through theatre games and exercises. The class will conclude with a presentation of what the students have learned. No prior experience necessary.

February 1 – March 8, 2023 (6 weeks)
Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Broadway Rose New Stage

Ages: 8 to 12 | Tuition: $150

Kids' Spring Break Camp (March 27 - 31) - SOLD OUT / WAITLIST

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Our week-long program provides kids in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade a fun and welcoming environment in which to explore the magic of theatre. Students will gain theatrical experience in vocal harmonies and solos, basic choreography, character development, and more while gaining self-confidence as a performer and creating bonds with fellow students through team building exercises. Campers will learn five to six numbers from various musicals and the camp will culminate with a showcasing of skills on the last day of class. No prior experience necessary.

March 27 – 31, 2023
Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Broadway Rose New Stage

Grades: 3, 4, and 5 | Tuition: $200

Kids’ Drama Camp: Pinocchio (July 10 - 22) - SOLD OUT / WAITLIST

Logo for Pinocchio.KIDS’ DRAMA CAMP CURRENTLY FULL
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In this exciting summer drama program campers experience all aspects of theatre, from improvisation and theatre games to technical and performance skills. These skills are showcased when the campers perform as the ensemble in a children’s theatre production of Pinocchio, supporting a cast of professional actors! No prior experience necessary.

July 10 – 22 (2 weeks)
Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Performances:
Wednesday, July 19 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Friday, July 21 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 22 at 11:00 a.m.

Location:
Deb Fennell Auditorium
9000 SW Durham Rd
Tigard, OR 97224

Ages: 8 to 12 | Tuition: $300

Questions? ¿Preguntas? Email us at education@broadwayrose.org.