Broadway’s Becky Timms To Direct Gulfshore Playhouse Teen Conservatory Production Of LES MISERABLES

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples’ premier professional regional theater, will hold auditions for its summer 2019 Teen Conservatory production of “Les Misérables” on March 3, directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran Becky Timms.

Timms has worked with theater legends Jerome RobbinsHarold PrinceBob Fosse, and Susan Stroman and has directed and choreographed more than 60 productions for theaters all over the country. She was in the original Broadway production of “Cats” and served as associate choreographer for the Tony Award-winning “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”

Part of Gulfshore Playhouse Education’s summer programming, the by-audition only Teen Conservatory for ages 13 to 18 runs from July 8 to Aug. 10. This pre-professional program offers training in acting, voice and musical theater, culminating in a mainstage production of the Tony-winning musical. Program fee is $800; need-based scholarships are available.

“The most exciting part of the Teen Conservatory program is watching the students transform from nervous teenagers into young pre-professional artists who conduct themselves with grace and confidence,” said Hester Kamin, director of education for Gulfshore Playhouse. “The program is incredibly demanding and instills in our students a sense of accomplishment and confidence, as well as a new understanding of teamwork and the importance of lifting each other up.”

 

by BWW News Desk

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