We are thrilled to announce that top professional Performer, Choreographer & Director
is coming to Witney to teach a special Musical Theatre masterclass at
West Oxfordshire Academy of Performing Arts
On Saturday 29th April 2017.
Mykal is an Actor, Dancer, Singer, Choreographer and Director and has just finished choreographing a production of the musical The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin for Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Before this Mykal was working on the new production of Show Boat at The New London Theatre in the role of Charlie.
Mykal, has performed in Starlight Express in London, Japan, Germany, UK Tour and New Zealand Tour, where he was also Associate Director and Associate Choreographer.
Parts played include Rusty, Poppa and Electra.
Mykal can also be heard on the new soundtrack of Starlight Express (Bochum), where he was also asked to perform the role of Electra for the 25th Anniversary celebration performance.
Mykal has also appeared as Simba in The Lion King.
Mykal has been involved in the musical Rent since it arrived in the UK, understudying and playing the roles of Tom Collins, Benny and Angel on numerous occasions in the Original West End production at the Shaftesbury Theatre. He also played Collins in Dublin, the UK Tour and at The Prince of Wales Theatre in London, which he also choreographed.
Mykal can also be seen playing an Apostle in the award winning DVD of Jesus Christ Superstar, produced by The Really Useful Video Company.
Mykal comes highly recommended by Tim Noble, choreographer to Kylie Minogue and director of Purestar Productions, whose workshops formed part of the launch in 2012 of WOAPA West Oxfordshire Academy of Performing Arts theatre school for children in Witney.
"We are so excited to be able to continue to bring top professionals like Tim & Mykal to work with our performing arts students in Witney. It is such a rare treat to have Mykal visit us. Im sure everyone who takes part in the workshops will be inspired by his professionalism, talent and energy.
The workshops, throughout the day, will demonstrate Mykal's skill in choreography in musical theatre. Drawing from his wealth of experience in performance and choreography, Mykal will offer the students a rare insight into the life of a professional performer, director and choreographer. At the end of each workshop all the children will take part in a short presentation for families and friends, and each child will have a photo opportunity with Mykal.
All current students at WOAPA [Acts 1, 2 & 3] automatically have a placed reserved at the workshop as part of their on-going tuition at WOAPA.
We are also able to offer a very limited amount of spaces to children who are not regular WOAPA students*at £25 per person for the three hour session (10.00am - 1.00pm or 2.00 - 5.00pm).
*MINIMUM AGE - 7yrs
Please click the link below,to contact the WOAPA office to reserve a place.
(WOAPA's classes start at age 4yrs with their 'Young Performers' sessions for children aged 4-6yrs.
Other age groups include 'ACT 1' for 7-9yrs, 'ACT 2' for 10-12yrs and 'ACT 3' for 13-16yrs.
WOAPA also has a dance - drama - singing class for children with learning disabilities called 'WOAPA Too!).
Singing: Dance: Drama - and loads of fun for children aged 4 -16yrs.
PLEASE NOTE - we do not charge for taster sessions in our classes.
At WOAPA, we teach Oxfordshire children how to sing, dance and act with confidence. Skills learned with us are not just for the stage, but students benefit throughout every aspect of their lives.
We assist children to pursue their dreams of a career on stage in the performing arts - but more importantly, children regularly attend our singing, drama and dance classes each week because they have lots of fun!
Since 2011, West Oxfordshire Academy of Performing Arts has been developing an impressive track record of delivering good quality drama classes, singing classes & dance classes in Witney, attracting students from all across Oxfordshire* (and neighbouring counties) to attend.
For Singing Class in Witney, Drama Classes in Witney or Dance classes in Witney for children, please contact us today to arrange your taster session.
West Oxfordshire Academy of Performing Arts - A Children's Saturday Theatre School based in Witney near Oxford, offering Singing, Dance & Drama classes | Witney Children's Choir | Witney Youth Choir (Showchoir) & Witney Choir for Adults (Adult Singing Group in Witney). If you're looking for a children's theatre school with Dance, Drama, and Singing classes on a Saturday and you live in or around the Oxfordshire areas of Faringdon, Witney, Burford, Carterton, Chipping Norton, Oxford, Eynsham, Woodstock and Abingdon, WOAPA is for you! Contact us for a FREE taster session NOW!