Voice Lessons at the Morpheus Rehearsal Centre!

Voice Lessons at Parkdale Community Centre
Voice lessons in a convenient location for the Morpheus Theatre and Parkdale community!

Introducing Julie Pearson, MMSt, Vocal Coach
Julie has been teaching voice lessons for 15 years and has been performing for over 25 years. Her passion is to teach functional technique for contemporary singers (pop, rock, folk, musical theatre, gospel), assisting singers in reaching their vocal potential.  With the rise of reality singing TV show and the increasing media coverage of singers with vocal health issues, Julie seeks to promote healthy vocal techniques that free the voice and allow the singer to sing what they love with confidence and awareness.

Julie holds a Master of Music Studies in Contemporary Vocal Pedagogy (2011) from the Queensland Conservatory, Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia.  She studied with Dr. Irene Bartlett and graduated with High Distinction, receiving the Griffith Award for Academic Excellence.  She is also certified with Somatic Voicework (sm) The LoVetri Method, with the CCM Institute at Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia (completed July 2015).  SVW is a body-based method of vocal training for contemporary singers.

Julie has training in both classical and contemporary styles and has worked with singers of all ages (9-75!) and a variety of singing goals including general vocal improvement, preparation for auditions, studio recordings and weddings, musical theatre, band singers, singer/songwriters, and church worship singers.

Lessons begin at $35.  For more information, please visit www.jpvocalstudio.com or contact Julie at 403-813-7523

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Auditions for Sullivan & Gilbert, Nov 8, 10 & 12


By Ken Ludwig
Directed by Sean Anderson
Music Direction by Winnifred Hume
Choreography by Amy Tollefson

Performances at the Pumphouse Theatre – April 29th to May 14th, 2016

From the playwright who brought us Lend Me A Tenor comes a playful twist on our mandate to bring the best of Gilbert and Sullivan to Calgary audiences. In this delightful behind-the-scenes romp we get the best of the duo musically and in the flesh, when we meet the famous partners themselves! The story opens on a time when things were not all roses, in 1890 when they had been feuding for years. They are forced to work together one more time to bring their greatest works to life for Queen Victoria and so, we are treated to treasured pieces fromThe Mikado, Ruddigore, Iolanthe and The Pirates of Penzance, among others. Fans of Gilbert and Sullivan will be thrilled by Sullivan and Gilbert, for we have a song to sing, O! – several of them, in fact and we do hope you’ll join us for the joy! (And the rapture!)

Audition Dates:
Sunday November 8th (1:00 to 4:00pm)
Tuesday November 10th (7:00 to 9:30pm)
Thursday November 12th (7:00 to 9:30pm)

at the Morpheus Rehearsal Centre 3512 – 5th Avenue NW (lower level of the Parkdale Community Centre)

Audition Requirements:
– A prepared song to highlight your vocal abilities – ideally from G&S or similar style (no more than 2 minutes long)
– A prepared comedic monologue (no more than 2 minutes long)
– A cold read may be requested
– Bring your music on an MP3 player; There will be no accompanist
– You may be asked for a range check
– Please bring your resume and headshot to the audition

Callbacks will take place on Tuesday November 17th from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Callbacks will require all candidates to work for the entire three hours.

Rehearsals will take place from late January through April 28th. Rehearsals will be Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Morpheus Theatre requires that auditioners come prepared to commit to the rehearsal and performance schedule.

For more information, or to book an audition time, Click HERE or
Visit www.morpheustheatre.ca, call 403-246-2999 or e-mail audition@morpheustheatre.ca

Cast of The Dinner Party announced

Morpheus Theatre is pleased to announce the cast of Neil Simon’s The Dinner Party.

Andre – Graeme Frank Edward Black
Gabrielle – Michelle Brandenburg
Claude – Luke Foster
Albert – Dorin McIntosh
Mariette – Leanne Melathopolous
Yvonne – Ginette Simonot

Thank you to everyone who came out for the auditions.

Read more about the show here: http://www.morpheustheatre.ca/?portfolio=the-dinner-party