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Broadway Dreams Returns to Hawkins
In one weekend, experience an immersive educational experience that focuses on the three major disciplines of musical theatre: acting, singing, and dance.
Kyle Brown was recently on Broadway in the hit Gershwin musical An American in Paris (u/s Henri). He traveled across the US in the First National Touring production of the blockbuster musical Wicked (u/s Fiyero). Kyle was also seen in the Original Broadway cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Ensemble, pointe soloist, u/s Frank) and played the role of Carlos/Lowell (u/s Kyle/Dewey) in the Broadway and First National Touring productions of Legally Blonde. NY: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at City Center Encores starring Megan Hilty. Trip of Love(u/s Peter). Regional: Gregory Gardner in A Chorus Line (Paper Mill Playhouse), Scott in The Producers (North Shore Music Theatre), Daniel in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Beauty and the Beast, 42nd Street, Grease, Peter Pan (starring Cathy Rigby), Mame and West Side Story (Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera). Hello Dolly, Oklahoma, and The Pajama Game (the MUNY). He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from The Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Kyle trained under Ann Reinking and was a graduate of The Walnut Hill School, the prestigious boarding school for the performing arts in Natick, MA.
Mr. D’Amico has performed on Broadway with Reba Mc Entire and Brent Barret in the role of Tommy Keeler in the Tony Award winning revival of Annie Get Your Gun, Craig was also a part of the Tony nominated revival of Fiddler on the Roof starring Harvey Fierstein and Rosie O’Donnell. Also, Broadway National Tour: Annie Get your Gun; Marilu Henner, Crystal Bernard, & Tom Wopat.
Mr. D’Amico has been teaching acting through his own studio for the past 11 years along with being on faculty at TVI Actors Studio in NYC; Rosie’s Broadway Kids Academy; The Amy Murphy Studio, Red Mountain Theatre Company in Birmingham, Alabama; The Timothy M. Draper Center for Dance Education (Rochester, NY); Learning on Location (NYC); University of Montebello; University of Alabama; Broadway Theatre Connection in New Orleans; and most recently with The Broadway Dreams Foundation, working with such artists at Jason Robert Brown, Deidre Goodwin, Tony Vincent, Titus Burgess, and many others.
Mr. D’Amico holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University.
Annette Tanner (Founder and President) founded Broadway Dreams in 2006. Originally from New Zealand, she has a distinguished background in arts management, independently serving as the casting director on several major films, television shows, and commercials; as an agent at Richard Kent Management in Sydney, Australia; and as the General Manager for the United Kingdom division of Australia’s largest
In addition to her leadership of Broadway Dreams, she has maintained her work as a casting director for two pre-Broadway workshops of The Me Nobody Knows, the revised Zanna, Don’t, The Preacher’s Wife and as an associate for select New York projects, including Annie, Mary Poppins, and Altar Boyz. Most recently, she was the casting director for Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You show at New York’s Beacon Theatre. In 2016 she co-produced the first ever US/Russian musical theatre collaboration with Stage Entertainment Russia called Broadway Dreams which performed to sold out houses at the Rossiya Theatre in Moscow.
Nicole Parker won an Ovation Award in California for her portrayal of Fanny Brice in Funny Girl at 3-D Theatricals. On Broadway she has played Elphaba in Wicked as well as appearing in Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me and The People in the Picture with Donna Murphy. This winter she played Bea in These Paper Bullets! at the Atlantic Theater Off-Broadway. She created the role of Mags in Dog and Pony, directed by Roger Rees at the Old Globe in San Diego. For six years, Nicole was a regular and a contributing writer on Fox's MADtv. Regional credits include Rosemary in How to Succeed (Reprise) and Juliet in The People vs. Friar Laurence: The Man Who Killed Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare, Jeff Nomination). She has appeared on Key and Peele, Hot in Cleveland, and in the film Funny People, directed by Judd Apatow. Nicole has been a guest vocalist with The Philly Pops, Toronto Symphony, Houston Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, and many more.
Closed for Halloween
Trick or Treat, Point Your Feet, Monday night we will not meet!
The studio will be closed Monday, October 31st so our families can spend the spooky holiday together. Have a happy and safe Halloween and we'll treat you to some dancing fun on Tuesday, November 1st.
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Hawkins School of Performing Arts:
Inspiring a passion for dance in a fun, family-friendly environment.
Hawkins School of Performing Arts provides outstanding training for recreational or pre-professional dancers and performers in a safe, family-oriented environment. Our experienced, creative faculty encourages and nurtures students, inspiring them to find their passion for dance and the arts. And they do it alongside friends and teammates, their “dance family”. And like every caring family, we provide structure, support, goals, discipline – and of course some fun. We have trained students who have gone on to grace stages from Broadway to Europe, and worked in movies and television to Cirque du Soleil as well as those are simply looking for an experience that creates self-confidence, discipline and creativity. Whatever performance goals you may have, you will find a home at Hawkins School of Performing Arts.