Weekly Online Programming

Our 5-Star at Home series continues on Monday, May 25th.

These programs are appropriate for all ages and completely FREE for four weeks! This is a great opportunity to stay busy in the afternoon, after your child is done with his/her homework and you are finishing up your day-job!

Be on the look-out for each week’s schedule, which you can also see posted on our Instagram and Facebook!

Weekly Schedule & Details

Mainstage Mondays

Join our Mainstage Monday classroom to experience the ultimate masterclass, a safe place where you can work on your craft. This week’s session features musical director, Dan Redfeld, and 5-Star’s Casting Director, Tal Fox, in a Musical Theater technique master class!

DATE: Monday, May 25th

TIME: 5-7 PM

Credits: Music Director – It Shoulda Been You (Musical Theatre Guild), Bright Star, Beauty & the Beast (Susan Egan), The Who’s Tommy (Alice Ripley), Chess (Susan Egan/Matt Morrison), My Fair Lady (Jonathan Pryce, assistant MD), Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame, Peter Pan, Evita, Guys & Dolls, Into the Woods, and dozens more. Conductor for LA Opera’s Educom since 2003. Composer – A Hopeful Place, Arioso for Oboe, Percussion & Strings, January 15, 1947 for Solo Harp, Fantasy for Violin & Piano, Travels for Piano Quartet and Dance Sketches. Twenty-five film scores including the award-winning Clinic E and film noir Moustache. Additional information at www.danredfeld.com

Theatrical Thursdays

Join our Theatrical Thursday program to learn more from the experts themselves and ask any questions. This week, we are celebrating 5-Star’s 2017 Ovation-Nominated production of Sister Act

DATE: Thursday, May 28th

TIME: 4-6 PM

4 PM – 5 PM: Incredible choreographer, Michelle Elkin leads a dance class where she’s teaching choreography from 5-Star’s production.

5:15 PM – 6 PM: Join the creative team and cast members of our production in a reunion and discussion the show and the current state of theater.

Credits: Michelle Elkin has served as Choreographer for Sutton Foster and Jonathon Groff Live At Lincoln Center for PBS, the TV series Younger, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Young Sheldon with Jason Alexander. She was seen on Netflix as a co star in Gilmore Girls “Winter”. She also choreographed the TV show Me and My Grandma with Rhea Perlman, as well as a Southwest Airlines web spot. Select Theater credits include Hunchback Of Notre Dame (Broadway World Awards Nominee) Sister Act The musical (Broadway World Awards Nominee, Scenie Award), a piece for the NSO Pops Opening at Kennedy Center and  “Children Of Eden” (Broadway World Awards Nominee). She also created musical numbers featuring Sutton Foster and special guest Joshua Henry for the National Symphony Orchestra at Kennedy Center, the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall and the Houston Symphony at Jones Hall. She has also lent her choreographic talents to the hit ABC Family show, Baby Daddy, a TNT pilot titled “Dawn” directed by Sam Raimi as well as a production of Little Shop Of Horrors in Tampa, FL, the feature films Wild Hogs and What Just Happened, as well as Emmy award winning television shows, Boston Legal, Weeds, Lifetime’s reality show “Your Mama Don’t Dance”, Warren The Ape on MTV, Marvin, Marvin on Nickelodeon, as well as the tap sequences in ABC Family’s Bunheads. She made her professional debut at the age of 8 in the movie musical “Annie”. Since then, she continued to work in numerous film, television, commercial, and theater projects as a dancer and assistant choreographer such as Bunheads, Boston Legal, Joan Of Arcadia, Boston Public, Ally McBeal, Charmed, American Idol, the TV series Fame LA, 3rd Rock from the Sun, That 70’s Show, Tracey Takes On, The Country Bears, Batman and Robin, Austin Powers I-III, A Time For Dancing, and Elizabethtown. She was the Associate Choreographer for the films, Semi-Pro, Tropic Thunder, 10 Things I Hate About You, Cinderelmo, Looney Tunes: Back In Action, 13 Going on 30, Starsky and Hutch, TV series Viva Laughlin, Dancing With The Stars, the musical, Sister Act at Pasadena Playhouse, as well as the 58th Emmy Awards with Conan O’ Brien, the 63rd Emmy Awards with Jane Lynch and 81st Academy Awards with Hugh Jackman. Michelle was also the Associate Choreographer of the Broadway show, Wonderland at the Marriott Marquis Theater. www.michelleelkin.com 

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