Friday, August 12, 2022

Brunswick Little Theatre launches apprenticeship program

(Courtesy BLT)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — A local theatre company has launched a nine-month initiative aimed to help actors strengthen musical performances.

Brunswick Little Theatre’s musical theatre apprentice is a course for students ages 11 through 18 who will be coached in vocal technique, stage movement, acting, and improvisation. The class is small, limited to 18, and taught by Bev Veenker, Professor Emeritus, Western Kentucky University, and Deborah Skillman, MM, East Carolina University, and NBPTS.

It will begin after Labor Day on Saturdays, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and end mid-May with a showcase review. Class size is limited to 18 and the semester fee is $125. Registration closes on Aug. 31; contact Debbie Skillman at dskillman@ec.rr.com or 910-470-5652.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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