Karen Land has been a theatre arts director and educator for 28 years. She received a B.A. In theatre arts from Goucher College in 1986 and earned a M.D.S. in criticism and literature from Johns Hopkins University in 2000. Throughout her teaching career, Karen has been actively involved in professional and community theaters. She has worked with new playwrights directing award winning productions. As an Assistant Professor in the Theatre Arts Department at Gettysburg College, 2001-2010, Karen offered a seminar on Improvisational Acting--The Zen of Improv: permission to play in class. This popular seminar established a life long passion for the importance of play. Today, Karen teaches master classes in: directing, auditioning, acting, musical theatre, and Zenprov (improvisational acting with zen philosophies). Karen is delighted to be on the Gettysburg Community Theatre faculty where she teaches improvisation and directs the GCT Improv Troupe. Karen also directed GCT's very popular production of The Diary Of Anne Frank.
Bruce Moore has appeared in three Broadway shows, five Disney Animated Features, six national tours, countless regional theatres and dinner theatres and several regional tours. Broadway credits: In Gypsy, which starred Tyne Daly, Bruce was featured as Yonkers; in My Fair Lady with Richard Chamberlain, Bruce understudied Freddy Einsford Hill; in Grease with a cavalcade of stars, including Lucy Lawless, Linda Blair, Jeff Conaway and Darlene Love, to name a few, Bruce played Doodie, Teen Angel and replaced one of the ensemble. You can hear his voice ringing out in Disney animated features such as Aladdin, Pocahontas, Mulan, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, and Beauty & the Beast. Bruce appeared throughout the country in various shows, including Busker Alley with Tommy Tune, Applause with Stefanie Powers, Forever Plaid, and Olympus On My Mind with Tom Wopat of The Dukes of Hazard Fame. Bruce lived in Key West for ten years and has appeared on all the Key West stages. Most recently Bruce has directed the GCT productions of The Secret Garden, Annie Get Your Gun, and Gypsy.
September 11-October 30
Instructor: Bruce Moore
Tuition: $52 for the 8 week
Like to sing, dance, and act? Want to get better at doing all three at the same time?
Work on your musical theatre performance skills with Broadway veteran and one GCT's most popular teachers, Bruce Moore, as he teaches songs and dances from Broadway. Students will wear their favorite Halloween costumes in a MONSTER MASH free showcase for their friends and family the final night of class at 8pm October 30th!
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