Open House 2010
ABOUT THE BRIND SCHOOL <ul><li>25+ years of providing training for professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Over 200 students in 4 ...
MORE THAN A DOZEN SHOWS EACH SEASON “ Mort”  (premiere, commission)
MORE THAN A DOZEN SHOWS EACH SEASON “ Follies”  Student-Faculty Concert
MORE THAN A DOZEN SHOWS EACH SEASON “ To Kill A Mockingbird”
MORE THAN A DOZEN SHOWS EACH SEASON “ Major Barbara”
FOUR BFA TRAINING PROGRAMS <ul><li>BFA in Theater Design and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>BFA in Directing, Playwriting an...
BFA in THEATER DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Headed by Nick Embree, leading Philadelphia scenic designer </li></ul><ul><li...
BFA in THEATER DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Upperclassmen choose area(s) of specialization </li></ul><ul><li>Design assig...
BFA in DIRECTING, PLAYWRITING AND PRODUCTION <ul><li>Headed by Amy Feinberg, Producing Artistic Director of Hypothetical T...
BFA in DIRECTING, PLAYWRITING AND PRODUCTION <ul><li>Includes one year of studio acting training </li></ul><ul><li>Uppercl...
BFA in MUSICAL THEATER <ul><li>Headed by Dr. Patricia Raine, renowned teacher of voice and musical theater technique </li>...
BFA in MUSICAL THEATER <ul><li>Specialized coursework in singing, dance, musicianship, musical theater repertory </li></ul...
BFA in ACTING <ul><li>Headed by David Howey, renowned actor and director </li></ul><ul><li>Shares common core with Musical...
BFA in ACTING <ul><li>Option for four years of stage combat, SAFD Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Grads working in film, s...
MUSICAL THEATER MINOR <ul><li>An option for Acting and DPP majors in Brind School and Voice and Dance majors in CPA </li><...
THE UARTS EXPERIENCE <ul><li>A community of artists - both faculty and students </li></ul><ul><li>Philadelphia, a major ur...
LIFE AFTER UARTS <ul><li>Broadway shows: Wicked, A Chorus Line, The Lion King, Little Mermaid, Spamalot, Cry Baby </li></u...
SHOWCASE March 9, 2010 TBG Theatre, New York www.uarts-showcase.com
www.brindschool.org
 
 
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About the Brind School

  1. 1. Open House 2010
  2. 2. ABOUT THE BRIND SCHOOL <ul><li>25+ years of providing training for professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Over 200 students in 4 BFA programs </li></ul><ul><li>A faculty and staff of distinguished professional teaching artists </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent student-teacher ratio </li></ul>
  3. 3. MORE THAN A DOZEN SHOWS EACH SEASON “ Mort” (premiere, commission)
  4. 4. MORE THAN A DOZEN SHOWS EACH SEASON “ Follies” Student-Faculty Concert
  5. 5. MORE THAN A DOZEN SHOWS EACH SEASON “ To Kill A Mockingbird”
  6. 6. MORE THAN A DOZEN SHOWS EACH SEASON “ Major Barbara”
  7. 7. FOUR BFA TRAINING PROGRAMS <ul><li>BFA in Theater Design and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>BFA in Directing, Playwriting and Production </li></ul><ul><li>BFA in Musical Theater </li></ul><ul><li>BFA in Acting </li></ul><ul><li>Musical Theater Minor option for Acting and DPP </li></ul>
  8. 8. BFA in THEATER DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Headed by Nick Embree, leading Philadelphia scenic designer </li></ul><ul><li>Coursework in set design, lighting design, costume design, sound design and technical direction </li></ul>Our newest program Class of 2008 first graduates
  9. 9. BFA in THEATER DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Upperclassmen choose area(s) of specialization </li></ul><ul><li>Design assignments on studio and mainstage productions </li></ul><ul><li>Internships with Philadelphia theaters </li></ul>
  10. 10. BFA in DIRECTING, PLAYWRITING AND PRODUCTION <ul><li>Headed by Amy Feinberg, Producing Artistic Director of Hypothetical Theater Co., NYC </li></ul><ul><li>Coursework in collaboration, stage management, playwriting, directing, producing and new play development </li></ul>Our most unique program For future leaders and theater-makers
  11. 11. BFA in DIRECTING, PLAYWRITING AND PRODUCTION <ul><li>Includes one year of studio acting training </li></ul><ul><li>Upperclassmen choose area(s) of specialization </li></ul><ul><li>Major production assignments on studio and mainstage shows </li></ul><ul><li>Internships with Philadelphia theaters </li></ul>
  12. 12. BFA in MUSICAL THEATER <ul><li>Headed by Dr. Patricia Raine, renowned teacher of voice and musical theater technique </li></ul><ul><li>Common core with Acting program: Acting studio, voice and speech, stagecraft, script analysis </li></ul>Our most popular program Had over 400 applicants last year
  13. 13. BFA in MUSICAL THEATER <ul><li>Specialized coursework in singing, dance, musicianship, musical theater repertory </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on integrated singing-acting </li></ul><ul><li>Grads working on Broadway, in regional theaters, in Philly theaters, national and international tours </li></ul>
  14. 14. BFA in ACTING <ul><li>Headed by David Howey, renowned actor and director </li></ul><ul><li>Shares common core with Musical Theater </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized coursework in combat, movement, dialects, camera work </li></ul>Our most well-established program A twenty-five year tradition
  15. 15. BFA in ACTING <ul><li>Option for four years of stage combat, SAFD Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Grads working in film, stage and television </li></ul>
  16. 16. MUSICAL THEATER MINOR <ul><li>An option for Acting and DPP majors in Brind School and Voice and Dance majors in CPA </li></ul><ul><li>15 credits of voice, music, dance and musical theater classes </li></ul><ul><li>Admission by audition spring of freshman year </li></ul><ul><li>~15 places in MT Minor divided among CPA </li></ul>
  17. 17. THE UARTS EXPERIENCE <ul><li>A community of artists - both faculty and students </li></ul><ul><li>Philadelphia, a major urban arts center </li></ul><ul><li>Studies in the liberal arts calibrated to the needs and interests of artists </li></ul><ul><li>High professional standards </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for interdepartmental exploration and international study </li></ul>
  18. 18. LIFE AFTER UARTS <ul><li>Broadway shows: Wicked, A Chorus Line, The Lion King, Little Mermaid, Spamalot, Cry Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Regional theaters: Walnut Street Theater, Arden Theater, Phila. Theater Company, Media Theater, Steppenwolf (Chicago) </li></ul><ul><li>Walt Disney World, PA Renaissance Fair, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Dreamlight Theatre Company (NYC) </li></ul><ul><li>Lone Wolf Tribe (NYC) </li></ul><ul><li>Vinyl Foote Productions, Yarn Films (NYC) </li></ul><ul><li>1812 Productions (Phila.) </li></ul><ul><li>Ombellico Theater Co. </li></ul><ul><li>Parallax Theater Company </li></ul><ul><li>Theatre rEvolution </li></ul><ul><li>Bright Light Theater Company </li></ul>
  19. 19. SHOWCASE March 9, 2010 TBG Theatre, New York www.uarts-showcase.com
  20. 20. www.brindschool.org

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