Broadway Masters: Acting For Theater with Anthony Rapp
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Broadway Masters: Acting For Theater with Anthony Rapp

A Survival Guide for Anyone Looking to Persue a Career in Professional Theater or Musical Theater
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Created by Marcus Lovingood
Last updated 1/2017
English
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Beat the competition in the audition room and get to Broadway faster with these survival tips not taught in school
  • Have a toolbox of tips and tricks to help them survive the journey to Broadway, TV or Film...and get them there smarter and faster!
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Requirements
  • All you need is a PC/Mobile device and WI-FI
  • (PREFERRED) Have an interest in theater or background in on-stage or on-camera experience of any kind.
Description

Best known for playing Mark Coen, the beloved filmmaker that touched our hearts in what would turn out to be one of the most groundbreaking musicals of all time, Anthony Rapp’s artistry and contribution to the American musical theater has touched the lives of millions over decades. From working closely with Idina Menzel in If/Then and originating roles so iconic they not only conquered the Broadway stage, but also the silver screen, Anthony takes us on a journey through love, loss and sacrifice. Our class is shot in the very neighborhood where Jonathan Larsen spend his time before his hit phenomenon RENT hit the Broadway stage, as we give you an insight into how Anthony Rapp used his life experience to fuel his art. In this course you will get a never before seen insight into the techniques used by one of the most prolific Broadway performers of our time. This is an essential survival guide for any actor looking to persue a career in theater of musical theater.

You'll Learn:

  • Understudy tecniques
  • Rehearsal best practices in developing a new show
  • Chemistry Development
  • Discipline and Play
  • How to Lead
  • Dealing with Reviews
  • Getting into Actors Equity
  • Techniques focused on Life Imitating Art
  • Ideals
  • Lifestyle
  • and much more
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for indviduals looking to start a career in professional theater or musical theater of all levels
  • Any acting student looking for real-life wisdom and knowledge of how to make it as a professional actor on the stage and screen.
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
01:01:53
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Start Here
3 Lectures 10:15

Meet Broadway Master Anthony Rapp and get an introduction on how he got his start and how you can take his tips and tricks of starting out and apply it to your career and beyond.

Preview 04:47

You'll get valuable advice on methods of choosing acting programs and the importance of research, as some programs aren't right for all actors. 

Preview 04:37

You'll get a brief review of this section and the important bullet points to prepare you for the section test!

Section 1 Review
00:51

Section #1 Quiz: Introduction

Section 1 Quiz
3 questions
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Auditioning & Rehearsing
6 Lectures 11:42

Take an exclusive look into Anthony's first audition and how his talent led his next steps to stardom.

Preview 02:42

Thinking of putting your kid in theater? Here's some great advice from someone who was an actual child in theater. 

On Kids in Theater
00:56

Take an inside look into the development of "RENT" and how Jonathan Larson's techniques helped lay the foundation for the entire story to grow and flourish. Valuable advice for any actor!

Developing a New Show
02:25

You get an inside look on how to work through the chemistry process with a scene partner, including best practices on working through conflict. 

Preview 02:01

You'll receive valuable insight on the understudy process and how to develop your character from within the house your superior builds for you...but keeping it alive every time.

Understudying
02:18

You'll get a brief review of this section and the important bullet points to prepare you for the section test!

Section 2 Review
01:20

Section 2 Quiz: Auditioning and Rehearsing

Refer to your Course Guidebook as a study guide

Section 2 Quiz
3 questions
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Performing
5 Lectures 11:07

Getting through the show preview process and ways to keep your mind, body and soul in tip top shape for the critics!

Previews
01:25

Learn key acting techniques and process from Tony Nominated actor, Anthony Rapp.

Discipline and Play
02:41

How to thrive and shine as a leading actor and best ways to condition yourself to get there.

Leading
03:52

Learn how to deal with the array of reviews from critics and best ways to whether the storm. 

Reviews
01:55

You'll get a brief review of this section and the important bullet points to prepare you for the section test!

Section 3 Review
01:14

Section 3 Quiz: Performing

Refer to your Course Guidebook for a study guide

Section 3 Quiz
3 questions
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Lifestyle
6 Lectures 14:33

Everyone becomes unemployed at some point in their acting career...here are a few tips and tricks to get you through these periods of little work and what to do to keep you moving forward toward that Broadway goal. 

On Unemployment
02:29

Learn about the union, how to get in and why it's important for all actors.

Actors Equity - The Union
03:47

Learn about how to stay motivated when performing for a 400 seat theater after performing in front of 4,000 seats...and staying humble along the way.

On Theater as a Whole
01:08

Best practices on how to stay employed, but still focused on the prize.

Job vs. Career
00:39

Stage dooring is part of the job, but it's sometimes hard to stay consistent. Here are best practices on keeping your fans happy while also getting home quick!

Stage Dooring
04:07

You'll get a brief review of this section and the important bullet points to prepare you for the section test!

Section 4 Review
02:23

Section 4 Quiz: Lifestyle

Refer to your Course Guidebook for a study guide.

Section 4 Quiz
3 questions
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Artistry
4 Lectures 09:16

Ways to take your life situations and apply it to your art in positive ways. 

On Life Imitating Art
01:53

A set of tools to take with you in developing your ideals as a working or professional actor. 

Ideals
03:26

A question from our students and a special candid moment from Master Anthony Rapp.

From our Students
02:00

You'll get a final brief of this section and the important bullet points to prepare you for the section test!

Section 5 Review
01:57

Section 5 Quiz: Artistry

Refer to the Course Guidebook for a study guide.

Section 5 Quiz
3 questions
About the Instructor
Marcus Lovingood
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Hi There! I'm Marcus Lovingood and I'm a producer, director and choreographer with an emphasis in online media production and distribution. My skills and passion stem from strong entertainment values and worldly experience, spanning over a decade in both Technology and Entertainment. I am the producer of 'Hollywood Meets Silicon Valley', a tech/entertainment conference hosted during the the Sundance Film Festival every year. I had the opportunity to appear on BRAVO's Start-Ups: Silicon Valley during the Fall 2012 Primetime Season in addition to working for Walt Disney Entertainment for over 5 years. I performed around the world in two Broadway touring companies of the American classic ‘West Side Story’ and my understanding of converging artistry and technology contributes to my goals of changing the world.