Workshops and New York Tour

Audition Workshop with Samantha Hill December 20, 12-4 pm
The goal of this workshop is to help students improve their confidence and awareness from the moment they walk into an audition room to the moment they exit. We will mimic an actual audition setting and go step by step through the process as well as work on acting moments in the student’s songs in order to support stronger future audition experiences. Please prepare a musical theatre song approx. 2 minutes in length
After working extensively in Canadian theatre, Samantha moved to New York to star as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. Most recently, she finished her run in the original Broadway revival cast of Les Miserables starring as Cosette. Her Canadian theatre experience includes work at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Rainbow Stage, Dry Cold Productions, Shakespeare in the Ruins, Winnipeg Studio Theatre Mayfield Theatre amongst others. A graduate of the BA Theatre program at the University of Winnipeg and the BFA Acting Conservatory at the University of Alberta, Samantha will us.
Sam also came to the Musical Theatre class at the University of Winnipeg to do a special talk on living as an actor in New York City. (Photo below)
In other news……we are looking into another tour to New York in the late spring of 2017.  If you are interested please email Kayla at
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New York Broadway Tour – 2014

Winnipeg Music festival 2015 Success!!

Congratulations to all our StudioWorks members who were participants in this year’s Winnipeg Music Festival. We really cleaned up!
Josh Bellan & Grace Budoloski were finalists for the Gilbert & Sullivan Society Trophy; Ben McIntyre Ridd was a finalist for the Rainbow Stage Trophy; Chase Winnicky was runner-up for the Rainbow Stage Trophy.
Tiana Beaudry, Hannah Wigglesworth & Chase Winnicky won the Winnipeg Music Festival Scholarship for best trio or ensemble in the Musical Theatre division.
The StudioWorks Youth Ensemble and Adults Only Ensemble received Gold for their performances. Ben McIntyre Ridd & Josh Bellan  placed 1st in their class and won Gold for their duet: “Together Again”
The Adults were invited to perform “Cantata for a First Date” as featured entertainment at the trophy class as were Amelie Pelletier-Lavack, Emma Shibou-Savoie & Katrine Marcoux  who performed “Mama, I’m A Big Girl Now” (1st place- Gold Award)
Way to go everyone!!!
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