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Chazz Palminteri Returns to BTP!

Chazz Palminteri Returns to BTP!

A BRONX TALE’s Chazz Palminteri, Academy Award nominee, returns to BTP as Artistic Advisor and will also serve as Advisor to the Acting Department!

Palminteri grew up in a tough area of the Bronx and it gave young Calogero (Palminteri’s given first name) the life lessons that would later prove very useful to his career. He started out pursuing his craft in studying at the Actor’s Studio with Lee Strasberg. He appeared off-Broadway in the early 1980s while paying his dues as a singer in his own band.

Michael Orland and Peisha McPhee Return to BTP!

Michael Orland and Peisha McPhee Return to BTP!

About Peisha

With over three decades of professional experience, Peisha McPhee is one of the most sought-after vocal instructors in the world. With students numbering in the thousands, Peisha helped launch the careers of some of the most famous singers in modern music, including her daughter, Katharine McPhee, the star of NBC’s hit show SCORPION.

Peisha was the premiere AMERICAN IDOL vocal coach, training the show’s contestants and eventual winners of four seasons. Most recently, Peisha was vocal coach for Auli’i Cravalho who plays the title character in Walt Disney’s newest animated, musical adventure MOANA, released in November 2016.

Legendary Choreographer Pat Birch Joins BTP Summer Institute

Broadway Theatre Project is thrilled to announce that Pat Birch will be joining us for this year’s Summer Institute as a Visiting Artist.

In a career crossing all media, Director/Choreographer Patricia Birch has earned two Emmy Awards and five Tony nominations. Other honors include Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Fred Astaire Award, and Theater Hall of Fame for her choreography and direction of music-driven projects ranging from Sondheim to the Rolling Stones.

Learn more about Pat’s extensive credits on stage, film and television by clicking here.

Robert Dean Hertenstein and the art of auditioning

Robert Dean Hertenstein and the art of auditioning

BTP is excited to announce that Robert Dean Hertenstein, one of our resident artists and Senior Director of Entertainment Production for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will be conducting mock auditions at BTP this summer illustrating Norwegian’s actual audition process! So if you plan on auditioning for a job for Norwegian in the near future, be prepared to learn valuable audition hints!

For more about Robert, click here.