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One-on-One with Julienne
Nervous about college interviews? Need assistance with college auditions? Just want to keep your acting technique sharp while the lights are down? WHBPAC Executive Director Julienne Penza-Boone will be taking a very limited number of students to work one-on-one. With an MFA in Performance and Society, and years of acting, directing, and teaching experience, Julienne can help you be your best!
One-on-One with Kristen
Love to sing? Ready to work on proper vocal technique, breath control, belting, head voice, songs for college auditions? WHBPAC Arts Academy Director Kristen Poulakis will be taking students to work one-on-one via zoom to help you hone your singing skills. Kristen has been a voice instructor for over 15 years with all age groups and is excited to work with you!Find Out More
The relationship between director and actor is built on trust. Learn what it takes to cast the right actor and get them to reveal their true spirit on camera. Meghan Rafferty is one of the top casting directors in NYC who, over the past 17 years has worked with some of the most respected directors, writers and producers in the television and film industry – Martin Scorsese, Jim Jarmusch, Woody Allen, and Damon Lindelof to name a few. Her past casting credits: American-ish, Paterson, season one of the HBO series The Leftovers, Falling Water, and the Cannes GoldenLion winner Lily vs Margo. In her Master Class, Meghan give students the right techniques to build character connections, trust with directors, and shares her industry insider best practices for nailing you audition.Find Out More
Our hit Songwriting Circle goes virtual with veteran East End singer-songwriter Fred Raimondo! Join from the comfort of your home to watch or participate in our casual singer/songwriter class. All skill levels welcome!
All of our non-film virtual programming is free but we strongly encourage people to make a donation to sustain us during these critical times.Find Out More
Now is your chance to share your gift of live performance with others! Whether it’s a pop standard, poetry reading, or you simply want to enjoy virtual interaction, join us for our adults-only Emerging Voices night on May 28th, hosted by WHBPAC Arts Academy Director, Kristen Poulakis.Find Out More
Chris Citera & Alexa Green
Want to work on your belt or mix? What about riffing? Work with some of NYC’s most sought-after voice teachers on improving your vocal technique for musical theater and pop/rock singing! Alexa Green (Wicked) and Chris Citera are both actors, singers, and ivy-league educated voice technicians, whose students have appeared on and off-Broadway, in national tours and regional productions, and include professional singer-songwriters and recording artists.Find Out More
Q & A with Dan Micciche (Broadway’s Wicked).
Dan Micciche is the Musical Director and Conductor of the Broadway smash Wicked. Before Wicked, he played Mary Sunshine in Chicago on Broadway, and spent six years with national and international tours. In this exclusive Q & A session, Micciche will discuss his Broadway tenure with participants, offer valuable insights, and delight with his extraordinary tales from the stage. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to come face-to-face with a true Broadway talent who will give professional advice and undivided attention to WHBPAC attendees.Find Out More