SHORT & SWEET WORKSHOPS 2012
COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS : PART 1 14/4/2012 3- 7pm & PART 2 15/4/2012 5-9pm
PERFORMERS : PART 1 15/4/2012 12-4pm & PART 2 15/4/2012 5-9pm
Please note that the workshop for each discipline consists of TWO (2) parts.
Participants MUST attend PART 1 as it is the foundation of PART 2
COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS
PART 1A: INTRODUCTION OF MUSICAL THEATRE from BIRTH to CURRENT TRENDS
Part 1B: WHAT MAKES A GOOD MUSICAL
Part 1C: HOW TO CREATE A MUSICAL
Part 1D: DEVELOPING YOUR MUSICAL
Part 1A: WARM UP & LEARNING A BASIC DANCE ROUTINE
Part 1B: INTRODUCTION OF MUSICAL THEATRE from BIRTH to CURRENT TRENDS
Part 1C: LEARNING TO SING 2 DIFFERENT GROUP SONGS
Part 1D: PERFORMING ALL 3 SONGS
COMPOSERS, LYRICISTS & PERFORMERS
PART 2: FROM PAGE TO STAGE – From PAPER to PERFORMANCE
BRINGING YOUR SHOW TO LIFE
LLEW MARSH – Director, Music Director, Music Arranger, Creative Director
Llew is a multi award-winning Creative Director, Producer, Music Director, Performer and Casting Director who has made a name for himself creating some of the best and most entertaining concerts, cabaret and revue shows. His knack for choosing the right songs pairing them with the best singers has ensured his shows are almost always standing room only.
Most recently he was on the audition panel and cast, arranged and vocally produced the opening cast of Universal Studios Singapore working with talents from Australia, Philippines and the United States.
He has worked with some of the best companies and productions from around the world including Universal Studios Singapore, The Marriage of Figaro with The London Touring Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar with His Majesty’s Theatre, Australia and Carmina Burana at our National Theatre.
Locally he has worked with ALL the major theatre companies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia including The Actors Studio, dramaLab, Five Arts Centre, Gardner & Wife, Instant Café Theatre, Philharmonic Society & Choir of Selangor, Rep21, Straits Theatre Company and Toniq Creative Management.
Acting: Cosme McMoon in Souvenir!, AP in Cinderella, A Rockin’ Panto, Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Pygmalion: A New Musical, Tybalt & Benedick etc in Romi & JooLee Dll, Hysterium & Protean in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Forum, Eddie in A Slice of Saturday Night.
Creative, Musical Direction & Arrangements: Sunetra Swish Sings Sondheim, Bed.Boys.Beyond, Two’s Company: Broadway Duets, Don’t Tell Mama: All Male Cabaret, I Enjoy Being a Girl, Leena & Llew: Living Out Loud. Aspects of Broadway: Love Songs.
Music Direction & Arrangements: Universal Studios Singapore: Kowabunga Kove. Cinderella: A Rockin’ Panto, Pygmalion: A New Musical, Romi & JooLee dll, J+J Show: Feat Joanne Kam & Jit Murad and Tiara Jaquelina's/Enfiniti Production's first Musical Theatre Bootcamp, Short & Sweet Musical Theatre Workshops 2011.
Vocal Director: Ops Ophelia: A Fashion Opera
Director: Little Girl Lost (Short & Sweet Musical 2010), Kam..Fully Loaded (PJLA Laugh Fest 2011), Laugh Syndicate 2011, Joanne Kam Cabaret Segment for Kings & Queen of Comedy Asia 2
Asst Director: Taming of the Shrew: A Bollywood Cabaret
Casting Panel/Director: Universal Studios Singapore (Monster Rock, Kowabunga Kove), Resorts World Sentosa (Maxim’s Dolls), Taming of the Shrew: A Bollywood Cabaret, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Pygmalion: A New Musical
Teaching: Musical Theatre: ENACTS (Enfiniti Academy of Performing Arts), Fusion Academy of Performing Arts, The Actors Studio Academy, KLPAC Academy, & BluBricks Musical Theatre under the Trinity-Guildhall Syllabus (Llew set up the last 3)
Adjudicating: Boh Cameronian Arts Awards : Music Judge 2003 – 2004, Musical Theatre Judge 2006
Awards: Best Overall Production – Little Girl Lost for Short & Sweet Festival 2011 Musical theatre
Audience Choice Award – Little Girl Lost for Short & Sweet Festival 2011 Musical Theatre
Audience Choice Award for Best Music Concert – Aspects of Broadway: Love Songs
Audience Choice Award for Best Theatre Production & Best Soundscape: Ops Ophelia: A Fashion Opera
Audence Choice Award, Best Overall Production, Best Music & Libretto for Little Girl Lost (Short & Sweet Musical 2010)
ONN SAN – Composer(Musicals, Films, Shorts)
A recipient of the Dean's Full Scholarship Award, Onn San (Born July 29,1984, in Kuala Lumpur) is the first composer from Malaysia to graduate with a Masters Degree in musical theatre writing at the New York University, Tisch School of The Arts, Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. His first majorly produced work, “The Secret Life Of Nora” starring Tiara Jacquelina (Puteri Gunung Ledang) and Ryan Silverman (Broadway’s Phantom Of The Opera) was staged at Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur in October 2011. In collaboration with lyricist, Alfian Sa’at and book writer, Raymond Miranda, the musical was directed by West End’s Steven Dexter and musical directed by Roslan Aziz, one of Malaysia’s most iconic music producer. The musical received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike and soon became a hit musical. His other produced works include the musical, “Green Tea” (2002, 2003), “Storm in a Teacup” (2005) and “Drunk Before Dawn - Season I & II” (2004, 2006), which was produced and staged in Kuala Lumpur including a tour to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. In NYU, Onn wrote 2 musicals - “The Meatball” and “Eau Blanche! - a new musical comedy”. “The Meatball” (With book and lyrics by Sean Patterson) was selected and staged at the Marilyn Monroe Theater, New York as part of a collection of new materials for emerging artists in 2009. In 2010, Onn finished composing “Eau Blanche! - a new musical comedy” (Lyrics by Diana Oh. Book by Becca Anderson) and received it’s first public reading at the NYU’s Black Box Theatre. Onn San also writes for film (“Jarum Halus”, 2008), featured documentaries (“Tiffany’s Inside The Blue Box”, 2009 & “Who Are The Chinese?”, 2011) and short films (“The Customer”, 2009 & “Maybe It’s You”, 2010).