SINGING / ACTING / DANCING / WRITING / COMPOSING
What you'll learn
- Get a broader understanding of the nuts and bolts of what it takes to succeed in the entertainment industry from an established working professional
- Talent related to Musical Theatre - singing / acting / dancing / producing / directing
Inspire emerging artists interested in pursuing a career in the field of Musical Theatre and the performing arts and give them an intensive hands-on direction of what to expect if they were to embark on this challenging and exciting journey. This tutorial or “Master Class” is divided into five categories: (a) how to structure the plot and write the libretto to a musical – story, book and lyrics, (b) how to compose the music (c) how to produce a musical and/or a theatrical production (d) how to direct a musical and/or a theatrical production, and (e) how to nail an audition.
Who this course is for:
- Emerging singers, dancers, actors, stage directors, choreographers, theatrical producers, musical theater aficionados
STAVROS SIDERAS / Honorary Professor
Award winning recording artist / Award winning Novelist / Librettist / screenwriter / Poet / Composer / Radio and TV Host / Theatrical Producer & Stage Director
Stavros Sideras in his profound career has managed to distinguish himself as a Singer, Songwriter, Radio & TV Presenter, Writer, Lyricist, Composer, Producer and Stage Director.
Singer / Songwriter
In his illustrious career as a singer Stavros Sideras was awarded three gold and two platinum albums. Furthermore, he has twice represented Cyprus at the Eurovision Song Contest as a lyricist, composer and singer.
Radio & TV Presenter
Stavros has also hosted his own highly popular radio programs and a groundbreaking television series called “Persona & Persona Non Grata.”
Writer / Lyricist / Composer
His first Rock Opera, “The Archon” was staged at the Civic Theatre in Johannesburg in 1979. Since then, he has written, composed produced and directed a number of successful musicals around the world including, “Demons” starring Greek superstar Anna Vissi, “Five Guys Named Moe” featuring the original Broadway cast, “Bite” a rock show still playing in Las Vegas and “Ode to the Gods” a one-act-opera, which Stavros was commissioned to write, compose, produce and direct for HRH Queen Elizabeth II.
Producer / Director
Stavros has served as a Creative Producing Director for a number of years at the Regency Casino in Greece - the biggest casino in Europe - at the theatre of which he created, produced and directed over thirty musicals and musical shows.
Stavros’ first screenplay titled “Leroy & Richard” was optioned by Paramount Pictures. He is currently developing two of his screenplays, “Poets Never Die” and “Lucky Black Jack” in Los Angeles.
Stavros’ first novel “Poets Never Die”, distributed world-wide by Barnes & Noble, Amazon books etcetera received great reviews and acclaim. Said novel has also been published in Greek in 2014 and won an international award as "Best Book of the year 2017".
Scholar / Honorary Professor
Stavros has accepted a position to preside over the department of Performing Arts at the “Alexander University” in Cyprus.