Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness Announce Appearance by Tony Nominee Laura Bell Bundy
Bundy and Casting Director Rachel Hoffman Plan to Join ‘Take It From The Top’ Summer Camp as Teaching Artists
April 14, 2015– Orlando, Fla. – Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness summer camp Take it From the Top will feature a workshop and a performance from Tony Nominee Laura Bell Bundy. Bundy is best known for her leading roles on Broadway in Wicked, Hairspray, and Legally Blonde. Rachel Hoffman, CSA of award-winning casting office Telsey + Company will also participate as a teacher. Space is still available for this summer camp, along with the other summer camps and workshops at the School of Arts & Wellness. Students may register by visiting drphillipscenter.org.
Take it from the Top is a professional Broadway workshop, co-founded by Broadway veterans Paul Canaan (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde, Thoroughly Modern Mille, La Cage Aux Folles, Miss Saigon) and Laura Bell Bundy. Take it from the Top is a unique opportunity for students to spend the week learning from a talented team of experienced Broadway professionals and casting directors.
Students explore the “triple threat” performing arts disciplines of music, dance and theater. A final recital will showcase the work the students have done for an invited audience of family and friends. For those interested in pursuing a career in the theater, this is a chance to explore the process of casting, auditions, rehearsals and performance and network with professionals in the industry. A final recital will showcase the work the students have done for an invited audience of family and friends. For those interested in pursuing a career in the theater, this is a chance to explore the process of casting, auditions, rehearsals and performance and network with professionals in the industry.
Founders Paul Canaan and Laura Bell Bundy will work with students on character study and scene work. Canaan and Bundy will also perform in the showcase June 19. In addition, casting director Rachel Hoffman, CSA at the award-winning casting office Telsey + Company, will be working with participants on audition technique in a casting workshop. Hoffman has casts the Broadway productions of Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, Wicked, First Date, Rock of Ages, and Motown.
Take It From The Top – Summer Broadway Intensive Camp
5 Day Workshop for Pre-Teens ages 10-13 and Teens ages 14 -19
June 15 -19, 2015
When: 9-4 PM (1 hour break for lunch – Please bring your lunch – closed campus)
June 19, 2015 7 PM Final performance in the Walt Disney Theater
Cost: $425.00 for pre-registration, $450.00 after May15, 2015
Limited to: 40 Teens and 40 Pre-teens
Or call: 407.455.5551.
Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness
155 East Anderson Street – Stage Door Entrance
Check In at Tupperware Brands Lobby
Performing and teaching artists subject to change.
About Florida Hospital
Opened in 1908, Florida Hospital is a faith-based institution focused on providing whole person care. It is one of the largest not-for-profit hospitals in the country, caring for more than two million patient visits per year – more than any other hospital in the country, according to the American Hospital Association. The Florida Division of Florida Hospital stretches from coast to coast with 24 hospitals, more than 4,600 patient beds, and more than 32,000 employees. The division includes the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children, dozens of outpatient facilities and 26 Centra Care urgent care locations throughout Central Florida. Florida Hospital provides a wide range of health services, including many nationally and internationally recognized programs in cardiology, cancer, women’s medicine, neurosciences, diabetes, orthopedics, pediatrics, transplant and advanced surgical programs. Florida Hospital is a designated statutory teaching hospital and also trains physicians from all around the world on the newest technologies.
About the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization operating the new state-of-the-art performing arts center in downtown Orlando, Florida. With its opening in November 2014, the performing arts center launched its vision of Arts For Every Life® by being a gathering place for creativity and discovery; a vibrant urban destination where artists, audiences and students come to experience, explore and learn. The two-block community destination features the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater, 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Seneff Arts Plaza, Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness, the DeVos Family Room, and other event rental spaces. Future expansion plans include a 1,700-seat Acoustical theater, rehearsal room and commercial development spaces. The Dr. Phillips Center is a public-private collaboration with the City of Orlando, Orange County, the State of Florida and generous donors. For more information please visit drphillipscenter.org.