Past Special Workshop and Masterclass Tutors

  • Dean Carey - Special Acting Workshop 2012
    Dean Carey is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Actors Centre Australia, established in 1987. He is the author of the much acclaimed THE ACTORS AUDITION MANUAL (published in 1985) and MASTERCLASS (published in 1995), both sold throughout Australia, New Zealand and also overseas. He was Head of Acting at WAAPA (1990-93) and was Associate Head of Acting at NIDA (1989), where he also taught for a number of years.
  • Jason Robert Brown - Special Master Class 2011
    JASON ROBERT BROWN has been hailed as "one of Broadway's smartest and most sophisticated songwriters since Stephen Sondheim" (Philadelphia Inquirer), and his "extraordinary, jubilant theater music " (Chicago Tribune) has been heard all over the world, whether in one of the hundreds of productions of his musicals every year or in his own incendiary live performances.
  • Tyran Parke -  Special Workshop 2013, Acting Tutor 2012, 2011 Summer School
    Since graduating from the WAAPA, Tyran Parke’s professional credits include The Sound of Music, Assassins, Oliver! (Australia and Asia), Eurobeat, Into the Woods, Rosie, Listen to My Heart, Nostradamus, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Putting it Together, Sunset Blvd, Madame De, The Hatpin, Angels in America, Funny Girl, Jekyll and Hyde, Mack and Mabel, South Pacific, In a Pink Tutu and his award winning portrayal of George in Sondheim’s, Sunday in the Park with George.
  • Irene Bartlett Special Vocal Workshop 2012
    Irene is the Head of Jazz, Contemporary Vocal Studies and Lecturer in Vocal Pedagogy and Musical Theatre Voice, and Co-ordinator of Contemporary Voice at the Queensland Conservatorium at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. She is President of the Australian Association of Teachers of Singing, Queensland Chapter, and a planning board member for the 2010 and upcoming 2013 International Congress of Voice Teachers.
  • Adam Guettel - Special Master Class 2013
    Adam Guettel is a composer/lyricist living in New York City. His musical, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, with a book by Craig Lucas, premiered on Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater's Vivian Beaumont Theater in April 2005.