David Petro:
Theatre Casting: Broadway and Off-Broadway shows including; For Colored Girls, starring India.Arie and produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Altar Boyz, Pages, Idaho! and Drift. National Tours: The 25th Putnam County Spelling Bee (National Tour & Chicago Co.) and Altar Boyz. Regional shows: Altar Boyz (Nederlander tour), Dreamgirls starring Jennifer Holliday, The Princess and the Black-Eyed Pea starring Lillias White, The Wizard Of Oz (KC Starlight/Fox Atlanta/Bass Hall), Loving, Repeating (Stephen Flaherty & Frank Galati world premiere) and productions for The Goodman Theatre Of Chicago, Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park, Theatre Aspen, San Diego, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Madison and Indiana Repertory Theatres

Television Casting: Nickelodeon’s "Storyforia", "The Jump Arounds", Disney’s "Small Potatoes", NBC’s "You’re The One That I Want" and television pilots for NBC, TNT, CBS and the USA Network. Casting Associate on the first season of the Fox hit "Prision Break"

Film Casting: Disney's "Meet The Small Potatoes" and casting assistant on "Hairspray" & "The Lake House"

Select Performance Credits: Broadway & National Tours of "Cats", "Cabaret" and "A Chorus Line" and the original European Tour of "Fame The Musical"

David is the founder and creator of the awarded winning, national performing arts program, Broadway Break Thru. He is also the Co-Founder and a partner of In Studio Live, private celebrity concerts in our state-of-the art recording studio for your corporate events and private parties. Click here for more info.
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Join us for a FREE day of perfomring arts classes with Disney, Nickelodeon & Broadway Casting Director & former Broadway performer David Petro, partnered with Soho House Chicago!

Monday, February 20, 2017

Soho House Chicago

113 North Green Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Ages: 8 thru 14

9am - 11am

Learn acting as an art & gain freedom in confidence. This class will focus on acting for television, film and on the Broadway stage. You will be given actual scripts & sides used in hit feature films, television and Broadway shows. This class will help students find their creativity through exercises, monologs, scene work, and theatre games designed to develop your performance skills and technique.

Vocal Performance
11am - 1pm

Learn how to present your songs in a way that captures the audience’s attention. Emphasis will be placed on proper vocal technique, song selection, interpreting, personalizing your material and perfecting your musical audition book. Prepare your best 32-Bar vocal selection. YOU MUST BRING A KARAOKE OR INSTRUMENTAL MP3 TRACK ON AN MP3 PLAYER, TABLET, PHONE OR DEVICE.

Theater Dance
1pm - 3pm

Develop your skills as a promising Broadway professional with a theatre dance class! This class will focus on dancing in character, in preparation for performing on the stage. You will learn actual Broadway choreography & how to land the dance role of a lifetime.

FREE Parent’s Workshop
3pm - 3:45pm

The decision to help your child pursue a career in “The Biz” is just the first decision of many to come. Did you know when most children are cast their parents can be the deciding factor? Lead by Casting Director and former Broadway performer, David Petro this seminar will help protect your child (and your wallet) from common mistakes that so many parents have learned the hard way. After discussing education, unions, agents, auditions, finance and much more, you will be empowered with the knowledge to help your child succeed.

Snacks and snack breaks will be provided throughout the day. If your child has specific dietary restrictions or food allergies, please send your child with their own food. Please bring a refillable water bottle.
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