Vocal Audition Workshop with Broadway's Paul Bogaev – December 12
Don't miss this opportunity to work with Grammy and Emmy-winning Broadway icon Paul Bogaev! Come with a musical theater cut (32 bars or less) and learn how to knock it out of the park in your next audition. Many of Staples Players' Grease stars workshopped their audition material with Paul. Mr. Bogaev focuses on song performance, vocal technique and audition material for the shows that are being produced in theater today. He works with any musical selection, whether audition or cabaret material. Bogaev has music directed Broadway hits like Les Mis, Sunset Boulevard, Starlight Express, and Cats, to name a few, and the recent acclaimed Fiddler on the Roof on the West End, plus ABC's Cinderella, Emmy-winning Annie, and South Pacific. He has worked with such legends as Barbara Streisand, Beyonce, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Hugh Jackman, Glenn Close, Daniel Day Lewis, Nicole Kidman, Renee Zellweger, Judy Dench, ABBA and many more (see full bio below).
WHEN: December 12, 2 to 4 pm (approx — the session time might shift slightly depending on enrollment).
WHO: All ages and levels. Max 11 students!
BRING: The sheet music for a musical theater cut (32 bars max)—or whatever genre your audition calls for/you would like to work on—and please have your cut memorized
WHERE: The Choir Room at Saugatuck Congregational Church
Saugatuck Congregational Church
Park behind the church, enter through the main back door, take the stairs to the top floor, turn right.
Bogaev also served as music director of the ABC-TV film musicals RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA, ANNIE (EMMY AWARD) and SOUTH PACIFIC.
Among the pop, film, and theater stars with whom he has worked are with Sting, Phil Collins, Elton John, U2, ABBA, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Beyonce, Hugh Jackman, Glenn Close, Jennifer Hudson, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Catherine Zeta Jones, Daniel Day- Lewis, Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, Renee Zellweger and Judi Dench.
As a symphony conductor, he directed the music for Francis Ford Coppola’s presentation of the silent film epic NAPOLEON with major orchestras around the world.
As a composer, he wrote the music for BATTLE CRY, a musical commissioned for Gettysburg, and recorded his setting of The Gettysburg Address with narration by Glenn Close.
In the summer of 2016, he arranged a complete modernization of the score of OLIVER! and played the leading role of Fagin as a burned out rock and roller. Subsequently, he directed the music and played Frollo in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME.
Paul has held private master classes in song performance in New York and has also taught at Princeton, James Madison and Penn State University. He was also Artist in Residence at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri.
Paul most recently returned from London after serving as Music Supervisor and Director of Trevor Nunn’s acclaimed production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.