The All-Star Faculty for our Direct From Broadway! Musical Theater Intensive has been finalized and we are so excited to share their names with you. You know them from the best Broadway shows including The King and I, On The Town, Mamma Mia, and Sunday in the Park with George, and they will be in Dallas NEXT WEEK teaching our students.
BROADWAY: On The Town (Hildy), American Idiot (OBC), On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Bring it On!. OFF-BROADWAY: Make Me a Song (The Music of William Finn). REGIONAL: Dallas Theatre Center: Hood (Meg) Paper Mill Playhouse: Pump Boys And Dinettes (Rhetta Cupp) Signature Theatre: Beaches (Cee Cee Bloom) *Helen Hayes nomination Best Leading Actress in a Musical. TV: Law and Order SVU, Nurse Jackie, Royal Pains. The solo album I’ve Been Played; Alysha Umphress swings Jeff Blumenkrantz (available on iTunes and Amazon) UPCOMING: Misty on Amazon’s The Climb (streaming on Amazon Prime in September). Wonderful Town (Ruth) London Symphony Orchestra. @cristalzheat.
Ashley Park will soon be seen in Tina Fey’s new Broadway musical, Mean Girls. She moved to New York City in 2013 by way of Ann Arbor, Michigan where she was raised and graduated from the famed Musical Theatre program at the University of Michigan.
After making her Broadway debut in Broadway’s Mamma Mia! (2014), Ashley starred as (Tuptim) opposite Ken Watanabe, Kelli O’Hara, and Conrad Ricamora in the Tony-Award-winning Broadway revival of The King And I (2015-2016) at New York’s Lincoln Center. With this company, she performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade (NBC) and the Tony Awards (CBS). She then won a role in Broadway’s Sunday In The Park With George (2017) starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford while filming the second season of Nightcap (Pop TV/ Lionsgate/ Dakota Pictures)
Ashley Park is a Grammy-nominated actress and has appeared in such projects as The Nightcap, The V Card, and Open House.
BILLIE AKEN TYERS
Off-Broadway: The Commedia (Rapunzel / Cinderella) Rosetta NY Theatre: Fairycakes (Mustardseed), Macbeth (First Witch), The Tempest (Ariel), Hair (Tribe), Almost Maine (Rhonda /Sandrine), and As You Like It (Audrey) Regional: Much Ado About Nothing (Hero), A Funny Thing Happened… (Tintinubula), Robin Hood the Musical (Lady Jane), Romeo and Juliet (Nurse), Pirates of Penzance (Edith), Twelfth Night (Maria).
Artistic Director at Ophelia Theatre. Your Alice written and directed by Billie premiered in NYC this spring www.billieakentyers.com
This is the only experience of its kind in DFW and we have just opened up a few more spaces!
Direct From Broadway! Details:
Dates: Monday, July 31 – Friday, August 4
Time: 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. daily
Location: Park Cities Studios | The Dallas Conservatory, 7979 Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX 75209
Register by emailing info@ParkCitiesStudios.com or calling 214.357.8888. Ask about specials and payment options.