Mon, Sep 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time
Award winning cabaret performer and member of the 92Y Music Faculty, Michael Kirk Lane curates a series of conversations about the artform of cabaret in New York City.
Welcoming performers, directors, and journalists, these conversations will delve into the history and current state of this unique performance style. Each conversation will also include a Q&A session for the participants. These conversations may be purchased individually, or as a package of 3 at a discounted price!
Aug 30, 2021: Blaine Alden Krauss
BroadwayWorld says Blaine Alden Krauss is “…a man whose star has been on the rise with substantial speed, and with each appearance, the reasons for his ascent become more and more apparent.” Krauss began touring the US and Canada in Disney’s The Lion King right after graduation, and made his Broadway debut in Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 starring Josh Groban. Krauss has been seen in Broadways Kinky Boots, The Cher Show and alongside the Rockettes in the Radio City Spectacular. Currently he is the Standby for Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr in the Nat’l tour of Hamilton. In 2010, he was selected to be 1 of 20 Presidential Scholars in the Arts by the White House and Presidential Scholar Commission, culminating in a medal ceremony with President Barack Obama and performance at the Kennedy Center.
Sep 27, 2021: Eric Michael Gillett
Eric Michael Gillett is an award-winning director/actor/singer who has collaborated on solo shows for Broadway and cabaret artists including Tony nominees Jarrod Spector (Beautiful, Jersey Boys) and Karen Akers (Nine, Grand Hotel), Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Waitress), as well as Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, In the Heights), Alexandra Socha (Spring Awakening, Death Takes a Holiday), KT Sullivan (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), Grammy winner Lari White, and a host of others. A six-time MAC Award recipient, Gillett conceived and directed The Amanda McBroom Project. As an actor, Gillett has most recently appeared on television in FBI: Most Wanted, Wu Tang: An American Saga, The Loudest Voice, and Daredevil.
This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.
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